Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Wassef Boutros-Ghali: A Retrospective, Brassaï, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYC_ARTS on Instagram or @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.






    The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

    The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

    NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

    Manhattan

    Fri, Dec 11, 2020 - Fri, Dec 18, 2020

    NYU Skirball co-presents the digital tour of Daniel Jamieson’s "The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk," a play with music and dance directed by Emma Rice, on Friday, December 11 at 7:30 pm EST (available for streaming through December 18). Co-produced by Bristol Old Vic, Kneehigh and Wise Children with support from The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation, the play will be performed at the UK’s Bristol Old Vic in front of a live audience and streamed on demand ...

    Wassef Boutros-Ghali: A Retrospective

    Wassef Boutros-Ghali: A Retrospective

    albertz benda

    Manhattan

    Thu, Nov 12, 2020 - Sat, Dec 19, 2020

    albertz benda is thrilled to announce "Wassef Boutros-Ghali: A Retrospective," the artist’s debut gallery exhibition, on view until December 19, 2020. An accomplished painter and architect, Boutros-Ghali presents paintings and drawings from the 1960’s through the present day with an emphasis on work of the past twenty years. Drawn from the artist’s personal collection, Retrospective marks the first time these pieces have been shown publicly. In his paintings, Boutros-Ghali’s primary goal is to elicit a “shock” ...

    TENET Vocal Artists & Virtual Holiday Tea Musicale

    TENET Vocal Artists & Virtual Holiday Tea Musicale

    Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

    Westchester

    Sat, Dec 12, 2020 - Fri, Jan 01, 2021

    The holiday season at Caramoor hits its stride with a livestreamed performance by audience favorite TENET Vocal Artists, led by Artistic Director Jolle Greenleaf, continuing the series of concerts from the Music Room that the New York Times calls “adventurous and excellent” (Dec 12). Caramoor will also offer its first Virtual Holiday Tea Musicale this season, with a streamed performance by soprano Christine Taylor Price, baritone Gregory Feldmann, and pianist Nathaniel LaNasa, as well as a self-paced virtual tour of the Rosen House (Dec 14–Jan 1). On December 18, 19 & 20, ...

    Brassaï

    Brassaï

    Marlborough Gallery

    Manhattan

    Tue, Dec 01, 2020 - Sat, Feb 27, 2021

    The Directors of Marlborough New York are pleased to present "Brassaï," an exhibition of seminal photographs by the lauded Franco-Hungarian artist that redefined the collective perception of nocturnal Paris and its underground subcultures during the 1930s. The exhibition will open on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, and will remain on view through Saturday, February 27, 2021. Comprised of 39 photographs printed by the artist, the exhibition culls some of his most iconic images from the series ...

    Landscape Art and Virtual Travel

    Landscape Art and Virtual Travel

    Hudson River Museum

    Westchester

    Fri, Aug 28, 2020 - Sun, Aug 08, 2021

    At a time when the pandemic has forced us to redefine tourism, "Landscape Art and Virtual Travel" celebrates artists’ striking ability to transport us to real and imaginary places. Experiencing nature—including through images—benefits us emotionally and physically, demonstrating just one of the ways in which art has a uniquely beneficial impact on our lives. The exhibition also demonstrates some of the ways in which Native Americans, African Americans, and other marginalized people have successfully and ...

Wassef Boutros-Ghali: A Retrospective

515 W. 26th St.

new york NY 10001

(212) 244-2579

albertz benda is thrilled to announce "Wassef Boutros-Ghali: A Retrospective," the artist’s debut gallery exhibition, on view until December 19, 2020. An accomplished painter and architect, Boutros-Ghali presents paintings and drawings from the 1960’s through the present day with an emphasis on work of the past twenty years. Drawn from ...