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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg” at The New-York Historical Society, “Gordon Parks: A Choice of Weapons” at the Howard Greenberg Gallery, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” 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.





    Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    New-York Historical Society

    Manhattan

    Fri, Oct 01, 2021 - Sun, Jan 23, 2022

    The New-York Historical Society honors the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG)—the trailblazing Supreme Court justice and cultural icon—with a special exhibition this fall. On view October 1, 2021 – January 23, 2022, "Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg" is based on the popular Tumblr and bestselling book of the same name. A traveling exhibition organized by the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, the show takes an expansive and engaging look ...

    In America: A Lexicon of Fashion

    In America: A Lexicon of Fashion

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Manhattan

    Sat, Sep 18, 2021 - Mon, Sep 05, 2022

    The Costume Institute's "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion," launches a two-part exploration of fashion in the United States in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. It establishes a modern vocabulary of American fashion based on its expressive qualities. Smaller in scale than Part Two, this portion of the exhibition uses the organizing principle of a patchwork quilt. A signature quilt begun in 1856 from The Met's American Wing collection opens the show, and serves as a metaphor ...

    Gordon Parks: A Choice of Weapons

    Gordon Parks: A Choice of Weapons

    Howard Greenberg Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Oct 07, 2021 - Thu, Dec 23, 2021

    This autumn, Howard Greenberg Gallery, one of the world’s leading galleries for classic and modern photography, is celebrating its 40th year with an exhibition of work by renowned photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks. The Exhibition Parks, who described his camera as his “choice of weapons," was known for his work documenting American life and culture with a focus on social justice, race relations, the civil rights movement, and the African American experience. He was hired as staff ...

    Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop

    Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop

    National Arts Club

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 07, 2021 - Thu, Nov 04, 2021

    The National Arts Club hosts "Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop | Works from the Bank of America Collection" in its newly-renovated galleries, on view through November 4. Visitors to the historic club are invited to tour two floors of works, including portfolios and prints, by the iconic Pop artist Andy Warhol. The exhibition, held at the NAC’s landmark clubhouse on Gramercy Park in New York City, is free to the public and open daily. ...

    Leonardo Drew

    Leonardo Drew

    Galerie Lelong & Co.

    Manhattan

    Galerie Lelong & Co., New York, is pleased to present their solo exhibition with Leonardo Drew, featuring new sculptures and a major site-specific installation "Number 305" (2021), building on the vocabulary established in his site works, "Number 123" (2014) and the "explosion" piece "Number 215" (2019). Whole sculptures are included in the installation along with multiple elements from Drew’s different vocabularies, now combined in a singular work. Unevenly shaped wooden pieces lay flat akin to wall ...

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

170 Central Park West

new york N.Y. 10024

2128733400

The New-York Historical Society honors the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG)—the trailblazing Supreme Court justice and cultural icon—with a special exhibition this fall. On view October 1, 2021 – January 23, 2022, "Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg" is based on the popular Tumblr and bestselling ...

In America: A Lexicon of Fashion

1000 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10028

2125357710

The Costume Institute's "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion," launches a two-part exploration of fashion in the United States in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. It establishes a modern vocabulary of American fashion based on its expressive qualities. Smaller in scale than Part Two, this portion of the exhibition uses the organizing ...

Gordon Parks: A Choice of Weapons

41 East 57th Street

new york N.Y. 10022

2123340010

This autumn, Howard Greenberg Gallery, one of the world’s leading galleries for classic and modern photography, is celebrating its 40th year with an exhibition of work by renowned photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks. The Exhibition Parks, who described his camera as his “choice of weapons," was known for his work documenting American ...

Leonardo Drew

528 W. 26th St.

new york NY 10001

2123150470

Galerie Lelong & Co., New York, is pleased to present their solo exhibition with Leonardo Drew, featuring new sculptures and a major site-specific installation "Number 305" (2021), building on the vocabulary established in his site works, "Number 123" (2014) and the "explosion" piece "Number 215" (2019). Whole sculptures are included in ...