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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Yayoi Kusama’s EVERY DAY I PRAY FOR LOVE, Stravinsky’s The Fairy’s Kiss, ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER 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.






    Yayoi Kusama’s EVERY DAY I PRAY FOR LOVE

    Yayoi Kusama’s EVERY DAY I PRAY FOR LOVE

    David Zwirner Art Gallery

    Manhattan

    Sat, Nov 09, 2019 - Sat, Dec 14, 2019

    An exhibition of entirely new work by Yayoi Kusama—including paintings, sculptures, an immersive installation, and the debut of INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM - DANCING LIGHTS THAT FLEW UP TO THE UNIVERSE—opens at the gallery’s 537 West 20th Street location in New York this fall. #EVERYDAYIPRAYFORLOVE The key themes of Kusama’s work emerged when the artist was very young. Her childhood pictures of flowers at her parents’ seed nurseries show an early interest in vibrant, proliferating forms in nature, echoed also ...

    St. Ann’s Warehouse and BAM Present Adaptations of Édouard Louis’ “History of Violence” & “The End of Eddy”

    St. Ann’s Warehouse and BAM Present Adaptations of Édouard Louis’ “History of Violence” & “The End of Eddy”

    St. Ann’s Warehouse

    Brooklyn

    Mon, Nov 11, 2019 - Sun, Dec 01, 2019

    In what The New York Times called “an unheard-of collaboration between St. Ann’s Warehouse and the Brooklyn Academy of Music,” this month the New York audience can attend a series of events celebrating the French writer Édouard Louis, who recently turned 27 years old.On November 11th Édouard Louis will come to BAM to discuss the internationally bestselling books at the heart of this fall’s two adaptations: “History of Violence,” at St. Ann’s Warehouse, and “The ...

    Stravinsky’s The Fairy’s Kiss

    Stravinsky’s The Fairy’s Kiss

    Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall

    Manhattan

    Thu, Nov 14, 2019, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    The Orchestra Now begins its season at Carnegie Hall on November 14 with seldom-heard performances of four works from the late 1920s that give insight into the evolving world of orchestral music 90 years ago. The program is also being performed on November 13 as part of the Ensemble’s Fisher Center series at Bard College.The evening includes the suite from Stravinsky’s ballet score "The Fairy’s Kiss," written as an homage to Tchaikovsky and based on ...

    Nicolas Moufarrege: Recognize My Sign

    Nicolas Moufarrege: Recognize My Sign

    Queens Museum

    Queens

    Sun, Oct 06, 2019 - Sun, Feb 16, 2020

    The Queens Museum is pleased to present "Nicolas Moufarrege: Recognize My Sign," organized by Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH). Nicolas Moufarrege (1947-1985) was an artist and writer born to Lebanese parents in Alexandria, Egypt and raised in Beirut. During a career that lasted just over a decade, he created an original and idiosyncratic body of embroidered paintings made in Beirut; Paris, France; and New York City. "Recognize My Sign"—the artist’s first solo museum exhibition—traces the ...

    ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER

    ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER

    Neue Galerie

    Manhattan

    Thu, Oct 03, 2019 - Mon, Jan 13, 2020

    Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938) is one of the greatest German artists of the early twentieth century. This exhibition pays tribute to Kirchner’s inventive genius with a focus on his highly individual approach to color, which he viewed as the fundamental building block to his paintings. Yet Kirchner was a multi-talented figure and his work encompassed various media—painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography, and even the decorative arts. Rather than accepting the traditional hierarchy that placed fine ...

St. Ann’s Warehouse and BAM Present Adaptations of Édouard Louis’ “History of Violence” & “The End of Eddy”

45 Water Street

brooklyn N.Y. 11201

718-254-8779

In what The New York Times called “an unheard-of collaboration between St. Ann’s Warehouse and the Brooklyn Academy of Music,” this month the New York audience can attend a series of events celebrating the French writer Édouard Louis, who recently turned 27 years old.On November 11th Édouard Louis will come ...

Nicolas Moufarrege: Recognize My Sign

New York City Building

queens N.Y. 11368

7185929700

The Queens Museum is pleased to present "Nicolas Moufarrege: Recognize My Sign," organized by Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH). Nicolas Moufarrege (1947-1985) was an artist and writer born to Lebanese parents in Alexandria, Egypt and raised in Beirut. During a career that lasted just over a decade, he created an ...

ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER

1048 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10028

2126286200

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938) is one of the greatest German artists of the early twentieth century. This exhibition pays tribute to Kirchner’s inventive genius with a focus on his highly individual approach to color, which he viewed as the fundamental building block to his paintings. Yet Kirchner was a multi-talented ...