Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include NY Phil Bandwagon 2, Born in Flames: Feminist Futures, Gerhard Richter’s “Cage” Paintings 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.






    Born in Flames: Feminist Futures

    Born in Flames: Feminist Futures

    Bronx Museum of the Arts

    Bronx

    Wed, Apr 28, 2021 - Sun, Sep 12, 2021

    "Born in Flames: Feminist Futures" is a constellation of imagined world-scapes projected by fourteen contemporary artists. Set within the space of an exhibition, the artwork presented is a projection of the artists’ larger visions about futurity. Each section of the show is a microcosmic speculation on what could have been, what is, or what is to come. These worlds are steeped in lessons of our complicated pasts, peppered with the ravages of oppression but also blooming ...

    Ghost Forest

    Ghost Forest

    Madison Square Park

    Manhattan

    Mon, May 10, 2021 - Sun, Nov 14, 2021

    For Madison Square Park Conservancy’s next public art commission, Maya Lin realizes a site-responsive installation that brings into focus the ravages of climate change on woodlands around the world. "Ghost Forest" takes the form of a towering grove of spectral cedar trees, all sourced from the region and presented in sharp contrast to the Park’s lush tree line. The installation builds on Lin’s practice of addressing species loss, habitat loss, and climate change within her ...

    NY Phil Bandwagon 2

    NY Phil Bandwagon 2

    New York Philharmonic

    Manhattan

    Fri, May 07, 2021 - Sun, May 30, 2021

    The New York Philharmonic announces "NY Phil Bandwagon 2," a series of four weekend-long festivals across New York City. Performances will take place from a mobile, 20-foot shipping container at Domino Park in Brooklyn, Marcus Garvey Park in Manhattan, Father Gigante Plaza in the Bronx, and St. Albans Park in Queens. Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo returns as Creator and Executive Producer. For "Bandwagon 2," the Philharmonic is partnering with six New York institutions that use art ...

    Gerhard Richter’s Cage Paintings

    Gerhard Richter’s Cage Paintings

    Gagosian Gallery—West 24th Street

    Manhattan

    Mon, Apr 19, 2021 - Sat, Jun 26, 2021

    Gagosian is pleased to present Gerhard Richter’s "Cage" paintings. The series was a highlight of the artist’s recent retrospective, "Gerhard Richter: Painting After All," at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Throughout his career, Richter has navigated between naturalism and abstraction, painting and photography, exploring the conceptual, historical, and material implications of various mediums without ideological restraint. In paintings he produced while studying at the Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany, in the early 1960s, his imagery ...

    Roots & Routes of Jazz

    Roots & Routes of Jazz

    National Jazz Museum in Harlem

    Manhattan

    Fri, Apr 30, 2021 - Tue, Jun 08, 2021

    This spring the National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) takes jazz fans, music lovers, history buffs and any interested parties on a tour of the "Roots & Routes of Jazz." The Museum kicks off its “Gala Season” on April 30th with the first in a series of events that explore jazz and its cultural impact on the world. The series continues on May 11th with "Jazz &… Amsterdam!" and New Amsterdam Jazz bands SMANDEM and ...

Born in Flames: Feminist Futures

1040 Grand Concourse

bronx N.Y. 10456

7186816000

"Born in Flames: Feminist Futures" is a constellation of imagined world-scapes projected by fourteen contemporary artists. Set within the space of an exhibition, the artwork presented is a projection of the artists’ larger visions about futurity. Each section of the show is a microcosmic speculation on what could have been, what ...

Ghost Forest

Between 23rd and 26th Streets and Fifth and Madison Avenues

New York N.Y. 10010

For Madison Square Park Conservancy’s next public art commission, Maya Lin realizes a site-responsive installation that brings into focus the ravages of climate change on woodlands around the world. "Ghost Forest" takes the form of a towering grove of spectral cedar trees, all sourced from the region and presented in ...

NY Phil Bandwagon 2

Avery Fisher Hall

New York N.Y. 10023

2128755656

The New York Philharmonic announces "NY Phil Bandwagon 2," a series of four weekend-long festivals across New York City. Performances will take place from a mobile, 20-foot shipping container at Domino Park in Brooklyn, Marcus Garvey Park in Manhattan, Father Gigante Plaza in the Bronx, and St. Albans Park in Queens. ...

Gerhard Richter’s Cage Paintings

555 West 24th Street

new york N.Y. 10011

212.741.1111

Gagosian is pleased to present Gerhard Richter’s "Cage" paintings. The series was a highlight of the artist’s recent retrospective, "Gerhard Richter: Painting After All," at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Throughout his career, Richter has navigated between naturalism and abstraction, painting and photography, exploring the conceptual, historical, and ...