Arts news highlights: “Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection” at Brooklyn Museum; “Ajijaak on Turtle Island” at The New Victory Theater; “Fritz Ascher: Expressionist” at Grey Art Gallery; “One. One & One” at Baryshnikov Arts Center.

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> GOOD EVENING I'M CHRISTINA HA WITH TONIGHT'S NYC ARTS NEWS.

WE'RE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM.

THIS ENCYCLOPEDIC MUSEUM INCLUDES A WIDE RANGE OF WORKS FROM EGYPTIAN MUMMIES TO CUTTING EDGE PAINTINGS.

ONE ITEM ON VIEW IS THE 20th CENTURY DANCE COSTUME.

AS PART OF ITS ONE BROOKLYN SERIES, THIS INSTILLATION REVEALS MANY STORIES WOVEN INTO A SINGLE WORK OF ART.

AN ARTIST WHO PAINTED MANY SELF-PORTRAITS, FRIDA KALOW'S BIOGRAPHY, INCLUDING HER CHILDHOOD, MARRIAGE AND LIFELONG STRUGGLE WITH --

CREATED BY SERSAY, THE SHOW INCLUDES MANY PERSONAL POSSESSIONS, THE CASA AZUL.

THIS VERSION OF THE SHOW WAS DEVELOPED BY KATHRYN MORRIS AND LISA SMALL.

BENEATH A LONG SKIRT AND LOOSE FITTING BLOUSE, YOU CAN SEE A FRACTURED SPINE, APPEARANCES CAN BE DECEIVING.

SHE WAS DISABLED BY POLIO AS A CHILD, AS WELL AS A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AT THE AGE OF 18 THAT LEFT HER WITH LIFELONG PAIN AND MEDICAL PRODUCTS.

AND CORSETS, WHICH SHE HAND PAINTED FABULOUSLY.

THE STRIKING SKIRTS AND BLOUSES ACQUIRED FROM INDIGENOUS VENDORS WERE HER COVER.

THEY WERE ALSO HER SARTORIAL SIGNATURE.

HER AFFIRMATION OF PRIDE IN HER MEXICAN HERITAGE, AND A POLITICAL STATEMENT AGAINST RESTRICTIVE CONTEMPORARY STANDARDS OF BEAUTY.

TIMED TICKETS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE EXHIBITION WHICH WILL BE OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK FLEW THE RUN.

> HEATHER HENSON AND TY DAFOE BRING THE MAGICAL WORLD OF TURTLE EYE LAND TO THE NEW VICTORY THEATER.

TURTLE ISLAND IS THE ORIGINAL NAME FOR NORTH AMERICA USED BY NATIVE AMERICANS.

IT PREMIERED AT LAMAMA EXPERIMENTAL THEATER LAST YEAR.

THERE WAS A TIME WHEN ANIMALS CAN TALK TO EACH OTHER.

THEY EXCHANGE SONGS AND STORIES.

THE STORY OF A YOUNG WHOOPING CRANE WHO MUST FACE HER FIRST MIGRATION SOUTH FROM CANADA TO THE GULF COAST.

PUPPETS ARE FROM JIM HENSON'S CREATURE SHOP.

AN ENSEMBLE OF NORTH AMERICAN'S FIRST PEOPLES, TELLS THE STORY THROUGH INDIGENOUS SONGS, LANGUAGE AND DANCE.

HEAD TO NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GRAY ART GALLERY FOR THE FIRST RETROSPECTIVE OF AN OFTEN OVERLOOKED BUT SIGNIFICANT GERMAN ARTIST.

ALTHOUGH BAPTIZED AS A PROTESTANT, THE NAZIS CLASSIFIED ASHER AS A JEWISH MODERN PAINTER.

HE WAS PERSECUTED AND HIS WORK SPANNED.

FRITZ ASHER PRESENTS SOME 75 PAINTINGS AND WORKS ON PAPER.

RANGING FROM EARLY FIGURAL COMPOSITIONS TO THE ARTISTS LATE COLORFUL MYSTICAL LANDSCAPES.

AS ONE OF THE EXPRESSIONIST ARTISTS OF THE WORLD WAR I PERIOD, ASHER PAINTED ANXIOUS AND NIGHTMARISH VISIONS SOMETIMES ON RELIGIOUS SUBJECTS.

HE RETURNED TO PAINTING, PRODUCING BRIGHT INTENTS AND AT TIMES ABSTRACT LANDSCAPES DEVOID OF HUMAN FIGURES.

BARISHNAKOV'S PRESENTS ONE ONE AND ONE.

THE COMPANY WAS FOUNDED IN 1992 AND IS LOCATED WITHIN JERUSALEM.

SUSTAINABLE LIVING AND SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS THROUGH ART ARE TWO OF THEIR MAIN TENETS.

ONE ONE AND ONE WAS CHOREOGRAPHED ARTISTIC DIRECTOR IN 2017.

TO CELEBRATE THE COMPANY'S 25th ANNIVERSARY.

IT'S SET TO AN ORIGINAL SCORE FOR STRINGS AND VOCALS BY AVE BELLELI.

THE WORK IS PERFORMED BY TEN DANCERS ON A SOIL COVERED FLOOR.

AND CREATES A POWERFUL SENSORY EXPERIENCE FOR THE AUDIENCE.

THE PEACE REFLECTS THE INDIVIDUALS DESIRE FOR WHOLENESS AND SPIRITUAL CONNECTION TO THE NATURAL WORLD.

AND FINALLY, MAN'S BEST FRIEND IS BACK AND IN A NEW HOME ON PARK AVENUE NEAR GRAND CENTRAL STATION.

THE MUSEUM OF THE DOG WAS FOUNDED IN 1982 BY THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB.

AFTER SPENDING THE PAST 32 YEARS IN MISSOURI, THE MUSEUM HAD ITS MIDTOWN OPENING ON FEBRUARY 8th.

THE MUSEUM HOUSES ONE OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST COLLECTIONS OF CANINE FINE ART.

INCLUDING PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURES, THERE IS ALSO A LIBRARY WHERE VISITORS CAN LEARN ABOUT THEIR FAVORITE GREEDS.

THE FIRST EXHIBITION IS CALLED FOR THE LOVE OF ALL THINGS DOG.

WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SUPPORT ANIMALS, NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED IN THE DOG MUSEUM.

PET LOVERS WILL NEED TO LEAVE FIDO AT HOME.

AND THAT'S THE NYC ARTS NEWS.

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