Frederick J. Brown. In the Beginning (1971). Oil on Canvas 92 3/4 x 136 1/2in. Courtesy of Berry Campbell Gallery.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Bowery Gallery’s “Jeremy Long: Recent Work,” The Jewish Museum’s groundbreaking “Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art,” intimate performances with “Death of Classical,” 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.

 






    Death of Classical

    Death of Classical

    Green-Wood Cemetery

    Brooklyn

    Tue, Sep 07, 2021 - Thu, Sep 09, 2021

    "Death of Classical" recently added two individual performances to their fall season, both taking place this September, both featuring music by today's leading composers and cellists. On September 7, as part of the third season of "The Angel's Share," Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw and Grammy Award-winning cellist Andrew Yee will give a one-night-only performance of "Music for Two People" in the Catacombs of Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. The program will feature new compositions and adaptations of previous ...

    Frederick J. Brown: The Sound of Color

    Frederick J. Brown: The Sound of Color

    Berry Campbell Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 09, 2021 - Sat, Oct 09, 2021

    Berry Campbell is pleased to present its first exhibition of Frederick J. Brown since announcing the representation of his estate in 2020.  This groundbreaking exhibition curated by Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims will focus solely on Frederick Brown’s earliest abstract works from 1969 - 1977.  This will be the first time many of these works have been on view in over 25 years, including the large-scale centerpiece to the exhibition entitled, "In the Beginning" (1971).  In ...

    Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art

    Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art

    The Jewish Museum

    Manhattan

    Fri, Aug 20, 2021 - Sat, Jan 09, 2021

    The Jewish Museum will present "Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art," an exhibition that will situate the subject of art looting during World War II within a unique thematic premise, focusing on the seizure and movement of works as they traveled through distribution centers, sites of recovery, and networks of collectors, before, during, and after the war. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, and Judaica that survived this traumatic period of violence and upheaval ...

    Meg Webster: Wave

    Meg Webster: Wave

    Building 110: LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island

    Manhattan

    Sat, Jun 12, 2021 - Sun, Oct 31, 2021

    Meg Webster’s work is grounded in an unwavering interest in natural cycles and how a nuanced combination of form, material and site can come together to create diversely charged ecological systems. Since the 1980s, Webster’s visual language of rational geometric forms, from spirals to cones and circles—conveyed through natural matter such as water, soil, moss, salt and twigs—has situated her in close conversation with both Minimalism and Land Art. While her visual language is rooted ...

    Jeremy Long: Recent Work

    Jeremy Long: Recent Work

    Bowery Gallery

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 07, 2021 - Sat, Oct 02, 2021

    The gallery is pleased to present Jeremy Long's second solo Bowery exhibition, featuring paintings of domestic life that range in scale from the epic to the intimate. The artist's depictions of his own family fill the largest canvases with an intensity and eloquence reminiscent of 17th-century Dutch painting. In a second body of smaller, more abstracted works, his forms subtly overlay the narrative in rhythmically constructed spaces. The artist describes his work as “an attempt to ...

Death of Classical

Fifth Avenue and 25th Street

Brooklyn N.Y. 11232

7187687300

"Death of Classical" recently added two individual performances to their fall season, both taking place this September, both featuring music by today's leading composers and cellists. On September 7, as part of the third season of "The Angel's Share," Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw and Grammy Award-winning cellist Andrew Yee will ...

Frederick J. Brown: The Sound of Color

530 W. 24th St.

new york NY 10011

2129242178

Berry Campbell is pleased to present its first exhibition of Frederick J. Brown since announcing the representation of his estate in 2020.  This groundbreaking exhibition curated by Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims will focus solely on Frederick Brown’s earliest abstract works from 1969 - 1977.  This will be the first time ...

Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art

1109 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10128

2124233200

The Jewish Museum will present "Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art," an exhibition that will situate the subject of art looting during World War II within a unique thematic premise, focusing on the seizure and movement of works as they traveled through distribution centers, sites of recovery, and ...

Meg Webster: Wave

Governors Island

new york N.Y. 10004

Meg Webster’s work is grounded in an unwavering interest in natural cycles and how a nuanced combination of form, material and site can come together to create diversely charged ecological systems. Since the 1980s, Webster’s visual language of rational geometric forms, from spirals to cones and circles—conveyed through natural matter ...

Jeremy Long: Recent Work

530 W. 25th St.

new york NY 10001

6462306655

The gallery is pleased to present Jeremy Long's second solo Bowery exhibition, featuring paintings of domestic life that range in scale from the epic to the intimate. The artist's depictions of his own family fill the largest canvases with an intensity and eloquence reminiscent of 17th-century Dutch painting. In a ...