Richard Haas (American, b. 1936). Circles in Space, 2021 (detail). Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist. © 2021 Richard Haas / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Automania, the Bard SummerScape 2021 Schedule, Richard Haas: Circles in Space 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.






    Richard Haas: Circles in Space

    Richard Haas: Circles in Space

    Hudson River Museum

    Westchester

    Fri, Jun 25, 2021 - Fri, Sep 10, 2021

    In his most recent series of paintings and drawings, artist Richard Haas explores intersections between abstraction, color theory, and the geometry of the universe, bringing together passions and preoccupations from throughout his expansive and celebrated career. Richard Haas (American, b. 1936) is best known for his illusionistic architectural murals and trompe l’oeil style, painted on and within prominent buildings across the United States from Portland, Oregon, to New York City and Yonkers, as well as ...

    Automania

    Automania

    Museum of Modern Art

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jul 02, 2021 - Sun, Jan 02, 2022

    Since the first automobiles hit the road over a century ago, cars have left a lasting imprint on the design of our built environment. For both better and worse, they have fundamentally reshaped the ways in which we live, work, and enjoy ourselves. Cars have altered our ideas about mobility, connecting us across great distances at ever greater speeds. "Automania" takes an in-depth look at an object that has inspired countless examples of innovation, social transformation, ...

    The New Woman Behind the Camera

    The New Woman Behind the Camera

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jul 02, 2021 - Sun, Oct 03, 2021

    "The New Woman" of the 1920s was a powerful expression of modernity, a global phenomenon that embodied an ideal of female empowerment based on real women making revolutionary changes in life and art. Featuring more than 120 photographers from over 20 countries, this groundbreaking exhibition explores the work of the diverse "new" women who embraced photography as a mode of professional and artistic expression from the 1920s through the 1950s. During this tumultuous period shaped ...

    Bard SummerScape 2021

    Bard SummerScape 2021

    The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

    Westchester

    Thu, Jul 08, 2021 - Sun, Aug 22, 2021

    Long recognized as “a hotbed of intellectual and aesthetic adventure” (New York Times), "Bard SummerScape" returns this summer with a full season of live music, dance, opera and more, culminating with the 31st annual Bard Music Festival, “Nadia Boulanger and Her World.” Productions will be staged for limited in-person audiences both indoors and out, across Bard’s idyllic 1,000-acre campus, adhering to rigorous health and safety protocols while celebrating the joys of live performance and the beauty of ...

    Immersive Van Gogh

    Immersive Van Gogh

    Pier 36 NYC

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jun 10, 2021 - Mon, Sep 06, 2021

    "Immersive Van Gogh" was created by the world-renowned master of digital art, Italy’s Massimiliano Siccardi, who for 30 years has been pioneering immersive exhibitions in Europe. His magnificent installations have been seen by over 2 million visitors in Paris. With the help of 60,600 frames of video, 90,000,000 pixels, and 500,000+ cubic feet of projections, this captivating digital art exhibit merges state-of-the-art technology, theatrical storytelling, and world-class animation. It gives guests the rare opportunity to “step inside” ...

Automania

11 West 53rd Street

new york N.Y. 10019

2127089400

Since the first automobiles hit the road over a century ago, cars have left a lasting imprint on the design of our built environment. For both better and worse, they have fundamentally reshaped the ways in which we live, work, and enjoy ourselves. Cars have altered our ideas about mobility, ...

The New Woman Behind the Camera

1000 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10028

2125357710

"The New Woman" of the 1920s was a powerful expression of modernity, a global phenomenon that embodied an ideal of female empowerment based on real women making revolutionary changes in life and art. Featuring more than 120 photographers from over 20 countries, this groundbreaking exhibition explores the work of the ...

Bard SummerScape 2021

Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Manor Ave

new york NY 12504

845-758-7914

Long recognized as “a hotbed of intellectual and aesthetic adventure” (New York Times), "Bard SummerScape" returns this summer with a full season of live music, dance, opera and more, culminating with the 31st annual Bard Music Festival, “Nadia Boulanger and Her World.” Productions will be staged for limited in-person audiences both indoors ...