Between June 1-4 Jazz at Lincoln Center will celebrate the centennial of composer and pianist Thelonious Monk. Some of the artists included in the program: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Pakistani flutist Baqir Abbas, Brazilian instrumentalist Hamilton de Holanda, piano prodigy Joey Alexander, Sullivan Fortner, Gabe Schnider and Russell Hall.
Guided by guest curator Wanda Corn, NYC-ARTS visits “Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern,” on view at the Brooklyn Museum through July 23, 2017. This exhibition takes a new look at how the artist expressed her progressive, independent lifestyle through a self-crafted public persona that included her clothing and the way she posed for the camera.
Arts news highlights: “The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin” at The Jewish Museum; “A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints” at Japan Society; Orchestra of St. Luke’s new Chamber Music Festival at The Morgan Library & Museum and at Brooklyn Museum; “Matisse and American Art” and “Inspired by Matisse” at Montclair Art Museum; RIOULT Dance NY at The Joyce.
A reflection on the accomplishments of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as embodied in Four Freedoms Park. And a look at the exhibition “Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern,” now on view at the Brooklyn Museum.