Courtesy of Affordable Art Fair.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include the return of “Affordable Art Fair,” “Cav + Pag” at The Muse, “Majolica Mania” at the Bard Graduate Center, 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.






    Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company Performance

    Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company Performance

    Untermyer Gardens

    Westchester

    Sun, Sep 26, 2021, 5:00 pm

    The world famous Isadora Dancers performed at Untermyer Gardens in 1922 and 1932. Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company return on Sunday, September 26 at 5:00 pm, rain date Saturday, October 2 at 5:00. Experience groundbreaking modern dance of the early twentieth century set to beautiful classical music at this historic setting. Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company is the resident performing troupe of the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation. Under the artistic ...

    Deep Blue Sea

    Deep Blue Sea

    Park Avenue Armory

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 28, 2021 - Sat, Oct 09, 2021

    Following this spring’s sold-out run of "AFTERWARDSNESS," renowned director, choreographer, and dancer Bill T. Jones returns to Park Avenue Armory to present and perform in the world premiere of his massive new work, Deep Blue Sea, which revolves around the interplay of single and group identities. Jones, Janet Wong, and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company conceived this highly personal work in pursuit of the elusive “we” during these fractious times through a cast of 100 dancers/community members, and ...

    Cav + Pag

    Cav + Pag

    The Muse

    Brooklyn

    Thu, Sep 23, 2021 - Sat, Oct 02, 2021

    New Camerata Opera presents Cav + Pag, an operatic ‘mash-up’ of the traditional double bill of "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "Pagliacci." This 90-minute adaptation was developed by John de los Santos, Samuel McCoy, and internationally-renowned dramaturg Cori Ellison. By seamlessly intertwining the characters, stories, and music, the audience is treated to a super-condensed look at these classic verismo operas, performed by artists from the New York area. The performance will be accompanied by a chamber orchestra ...

    Affordable Art Fair Fall 2021

    Affordable Art Fair Fall 2021

    Metropolitan Pavilion

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 23, 2021 - Sun, Sep 19, 2021

    Celebrate the 30th edition of the Affordable Art Fair this weekend at the Metropolitan Pavilon in Chelsea. When you visit Affordable Art Fair NYC you’ll find an inspiring and friendly atmosphere where you can browse thousands of original contemporary paintings, sculptures, photographs and prints showcased by a myriad of local, national and international exhibitors. With contemporary artwork by over 400 established artists and rising stars, and price points ranging from $100-$10,000 – there is something ...

    Majolica Mania

    Majolica Mania

    Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

    Manhattan

    Fri, Sep 24, 2021 - Sun, Jan 02, 2022

    "Majolica Mania: Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850–1915," an exhibition and accompanying publication, will create new awareness and appreciation for nineteenth-century English and American majolica. Colorful, wildly imaginative, and technically innovative, this ceramic ware was functional and aesthetic, modern and historicizing. Its subject matter reflects a range of Victorian preoccupations, from botany and zoology to popular humor and the macabre. The exhibition will explore the considerable impact of majolica, from wares used ...

Deep Blue Sea

643 Park Avenue

New York N.Y. 10065

2126163930

Following this spring’s sold-out run of "AFTERWARDSNESS," renowned director, choreographer, and dancer Bill T. Jones returns to Park Avenue Armory to present and perform in the world premiere of his massive new work, Deep Blue Sea, which revolves around the interplay of single and group identities. Jones, Janet Wong, and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie ...

Affordable Art Fair Fall 2021

125 West 18th Street

new york N.Y. 10011

Celebrate the 30th edition of the Affordable Art Fair this weekend at the Metropolitan Pavilon in Chelsea. When you visit Affordable Art Fair NYC you’ll find an inspiring and friendly atmosphere where you can browse thousands of original contemporary paintings, sculptures, photographs and prints showcased by a myriad of local, ...

Majolica Mania

18 West 86th Street

new york N.Y. 10024

2125013000

"Majolica Mania: Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850–1915," an exhibition and accompanying publication, will create new awareness and appreciation for nineteenth-century English and American majolica. Colorful, wildly imaginative, and technically innovative, this ceramic ware was functional and aesthetic, modern and historicizing. Its subject matter reflects a range ...