Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Hockney in Normandy, Black History Month Nightly Opera Streams, Catapult Opera’s Launch 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.






    Hockney in Normandy

    Hockney in Normandy

    Richard Gray Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jan 14, 2021 - Fri, Mar 19, 2021

    Gray is pleased to present "Hockney in Normandy," an online exhibition of new prints by David Hockney created at his studio in Normandy. The presentation features recent iPad paintings and a suite of landscape prints made from original ink on paper drawings. This new body of work highlights Hockney’s singular sense of line and form and his longstanding commitment to exploring perspective as mediated by technology. Hockney’s intuitive ability to translate his observations into vivid marks ...

    Black History Month Nightly Opera Streams

    Black History Month Nightly Opera Streams

    Metropolitan Opera

    Manhattan

    Mon, Feb 01, 2021 - Sun, Feb 14, 2021

    The Met has announced themed lineups for the first two weeks of February in its ongoing series of Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore "Live in HD" presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure. Celebrating Black History Month, these two weeks of streams, February 1–14, feature Met performances by some of the greatest African-American singers from the last 50 years, including Leontyne Price, Jessye Norman, Kathleen ...

    But Still, It Turns: Recent Photography from the World

    But Still, It Turns: Recent Photography from the World

    International Center of Photography

    Manhattan

    Thu, Feb 04, 2021 - Sun, May 09, 2021

    The International Center of Photography (ICP) proudly announces its winter/spring 2021 exhibition: "But Still, It Turns: Recent Photography from the World," guest curated by photographer Paul Graham. The exhibition—on view February 4 through May 9, 2021—comes on the heels of ICP’s reopening of its galleries on October 1 following a six-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic and arrives just as ICP celebrates its first anniversary at its new home on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. In "But ...

    BAC’s Digital Spring 2021

    BAC’s Digital Spring 2021

    Baryshnikov Arts Center

    Manhattan

    Mon, Feb 01, 2021 - Mon, Jun 21, 2021

    Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the Digital Spring 2021 season of free online presentations, featuring premieres of new works commissioned by BAC. Through the BAC Artist Commissions initiative, which was established September 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, BAC has continued supporting the development of new work by providing resources for artists to realize their creative visions specifically for online presentation. The resulting projects from seven mostly New York-based artists innovating in dance, music, and multimedia will be released ...

    Catapult Opera’s Launch

    Catapult Opera’s Launch

    Catapult Opera

    Manhattan

    Wed, Feb 03, 2021, 12:00 pm

    Catapult Opera, whose byline is “launching the future of opera,” debuted in the fall with an innovation competition for online opera video production. Catapult Opera will be posting the first video in their series of commissions of micro-operas designed for home screen viewing on February 3 at catapultopera.org and can be viewed free of charge. The 17-minute opera, entitled “The Glitch,” is by celebrated American composer Nico Muhly with a libretto by Greg Pierce. It is ...

Black History Month Nightly Opera Streams

Lincoln Center Plaza

New York N.Y. 10023

2123626000

The Met has announced themed lineups for the first two weeks of February in its ongoing series of Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore "Live in HD" presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure. Celebrating Black History Month, these two weeks ...

But Still, It Turns: Recent Photography from the World

250 Bowery

new york N.Y. 10012

(212) 857-0000

The International Center of Photography (ICP) proudly announces its winter/spring 2021 exhibition: "But Still, It Turns: Recent Photography from the World," guest curated by photographer Paul Graham. The exhibition—on view February 4 through May 9, 2021—comes on the heels of ICP’s reopening of its galleries on October 1 following a six-month ...

BAC’s Digital Spring 2021

450 West 37th Street

new york N.Y. 10018

6467313200

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the Digital Spring 2021 season of free online presentations, featuring premieres of new works commissioned by BAC. Through the BAC Artist Commissions initiative, which was established September 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, BAC has continued supporting the development of new work by providing resources for artists to realize ...