A visit to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, located downtown in New York City at Bowling Green, to see an exhibition organized by the Liberty Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts: “T.C. Cannon At the Edge of America.”

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> COMING UP ON NYC ARTS, A VISIT TO THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, AND THE WORLD OF ARTIST, TC CANNON.

WHOSE WORK EXPLORES AMERICAN HISTORY ON POP CULTURE THROUGH HIS NATIVE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.

> TC CANNON LOVED BOB DYLAN.

BUFFY SAINTE MARIE, MERLE HAGGARD, AND ALSO THE BEATLES.

BUT HE ALSO HAD A DEEP LOVE OF OPERA AS WELL.

AND HIS MUSIC DEEPLY INFLUENCES IMAGES, AND HIS IMAGES DEEPLY INFLUENCED HIS MUSIC.

> IN THIS WEEK'S CURATOR'S CHOICE.

-- IS THE HOME TO THE ROCKEFELLER FAMILY.

THEY WERE FOUR GENERATIONS OF FAMILY TO HAVE LIVED IN THIS HOME, AND IT WAS CONSIDERED THE FAMILY SEAT.

FOR JOHN, DAVIDSON ROCKEFELLER SENIOR.

> FUNDING FOR NYC ARTS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY ROSALIND P WALTER.

TEO PATRICK CAREFULLY NO FOUNDATION.

JODY AND JOHN ARNOLD.

KW CASSIDY FOUNDATION.

ELLEN AND JAMES S MARCUS. THE LEWIS SUNNY TURNER FUND FOR DANCE.

ELISE JAFFE AND JEFFREY BROWN.

ESTATE OF CECILE FOX.

JEAN DUBINSKY APPLETON ESTATE.

THE MILTON AND SALLY AVERY ARTS FOUNDATION.

CHARLES AND VALERIE DARKER.

AND ELROY AND TERRY -- FOUNDATION.

THIS PROGRAM IS SUPPORTED IN PART BY PUBLIC FUNDS FROM THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS.

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CITY COUNCIL.

ADDITIONAL FUNDING PROVIDED BY MEMBERS OF 13.

NYC ARTS IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY FIRST REPUBLIC BANK.

FIRST REPUBLIC BANK PRESENTS, FIRST THINGS FIRST.

AT FIRST REPUBLIC BANK, FIRST REFERS TO OUR FIRST PRIORITY.

THE CLIENTS WHO WALK THROUGH OUR DOORS.

THE FIRST STEP, RECOGNIZE THAT EVERY CLIENT IS AN INDIVIDUAL WITH UNIQUE NEEDS.

FIRST DECREE.

BE A BANKERS CURRENCY IS SERVICE IN THE FORMER PERSONAL BANKING.

THIS WAS FIRST REPUBLIC'S MISSION FOR MY VERY FIRST DAY.

IT IS STILL THE FIRST THING ON OUR MINDS.

> GOOD EVENING, AND WELCOME TO NYC ARTS.

I AM PETER MONTEBELLO IN THE -- STUDIOS AT LINCOLN CENTER.

ON OUR PROGRAM TONIGHT, WE VISIT THE SMITHSONIAN'S NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, LOCATED DOWNTOWN IN NEW YORK CITY.

AND BOWLING GREEN.

THE MUSEUM IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE NATIVE CULTURES OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE.

PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE.

CURRENTLY ON VIEW IS THE FINAL STOP ON THE TOUR OF AN EXHIBITION ORGANIZED BY THE ESSEX MUSEUM IN SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS.

IT IS CALLED TC CANNON.

THE EDGE OF AMERICA.

TC CANNON'S LIFE WAS BRIEF.

HE DIED IN 1978 AT THE AGE OF ONLY 31.

BUT AS REFLECTED BY THE NEARLY 80 WORKS ON VIEW, HIS WIDE- RANGING ARTISTRY CAPTURED THE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE OF HIS LIFETIME.

IT WAS BOLD AND COLORFUL WORK.

IT EXPLORES COLORFUL HISTORY ON POP CULTURE THROUGH HIS NATIVE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.

TC CANNON'S WORK CONTINUES TO ENGAGE ISSUES AS RELEVANT TODAY AS 50 YEARS AGO.

> THOMAS WAYNE CANNON, OR TC CANNON WAS BORN IN 1946 IN SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA TO A FAMILY OF FARMERS. AND WHEN HE WAS QUITE YOUNG, DURING THE 1950s, HIS FATHER SERVED IN THE KOREAN WAR.

TC'S MOTHER WAS CATO. AND HIS FATHER WAS KIOWA INDIA.

WE WILL SEE BOTH HIS FATHER SURFACE AND AS FAR AS HIS IDENTITY AS A KIOWA WARRIOR, DEEPLY INFLUENCED TC'S LATER WORKS.

TC CANNON LOVED MUSIC.

AND AFTER RETURNING FROM THE VIETNAM WAR, HE PURCHASED IN 1940 CF MARTIN ACOUSTIC GUITAR, AND HE WAS KNOWN FOR HAVING JAM SESSIONS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT IN HIS ART STUDIO IN NEW MEXICO.

BUT ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF TC'S PLAYLIST ARE HIS OWN SOUNDTRACKS, WHEN WE GET TO HEAR HIS LATE-NIGHT JAM SESSIONS IN HIS ART STUDIO.

TODAY IS OCTOBER 11, 1967.

IT IS ABOUT 3 AM, AND TOMMY CANNON AND HIS GUITAR AND HARMONICA ARE IN THE MOOD.

TC LOVED BOB DYLAN, BUFFY SAINTE MARIE, MERLE HAGGARD, AND ALSO THE BEATLES.

BUT HE ALSO HAD A DEEP LOVE OF OPERA AS WELL.

AND HIS MUSIC DEEPLY INFLUENCES IMAGES, AND HIS IMAGES DEEPLY INFLUENCED HIS MUSIC.

IN HIS PAINTING, MAMA AND PAPA GOT THE GOING HOME SHE BOB BLUES, WE START TO SEE KEY FORMAL QUALITIES OF TC'S WORK BEGIN TO EMERGE.

FOR INSTANCE, HIS BOLD COLOR AND PATTERNS.

HIS LIVELY BRUSHWORK, AND ALSO HIS RICH COMBINATIONS OF NATIVE AND NON-NATIVE AESTHETIC ELEMENTS.

THE PAINTING CENTERS ON TWO FIGURES.

A NAVAJO OR IN A MAN AND WOMAN, WHO ARE DEALING WITH ISSUES OF HOMESICKNESS OR THEIR LONGING TO GO HOME.

WHICH BECOMES A THEME THROUGHOUT TC'S WORK. IN HIS 1973 ACRYLIC AND OIL PAINTING, TO JOT GUNS --. TC PORTRAYS A U.S. MILITARY INDIAN SCOUT, WHO IS A PLAINS INDIAN CULTURE, WHICH WE CAN SEE IN HIS ACCOUTREMENT ON, WHICH ARE VERY SPECIFIC TO PLAINS CULTURE.

ALSO, WE START TO SEE TC'S MATURE WORK REALLY DEVELOPING QUITE STRONGLY HERE.

IN ONE OF MY FAVORITE PAINTINGS OF TC CANNONS, CLOUD MADONNA FROM 1975, WHICH IS AN ACRYLIC PAINTING, IT IS A NATIVE TAKE ON THE MADONNA OR THE VIRGIN MARY.

BUT IT IS MORE THAN THAT.

TC DIRECTLY REFERENCES PUEBLO AESTHETIC CULTURAL ELEMENTS.

AND ALSO, PUEBLO CEREMONIAL ELEMENTS.

SPECIFICALLY, WATER.

WHICH WE CAN SEE IN THE MADONNA'S MANTLE, DRAPING DOWN HER SHOULDERS. ALSO, SHE IS HOLDING A MELON INSTEAD OF A BABY, WHICH ALSO REFERENCES LIFE RENEWAL AND AGAIN, WATER.

AND INSTEAD OF A HALO AROUND TC'S MADONNA, HE HAS PLACED A WATER JAR.

ATOP HER HEAD.

THE WATER JAR ITSELF IS NOT ONLY A REFERENCE TO PUEBLO CULTURE AND POTTERY, BUT ALSO, TO THE PUEBLO REVERENCE FOR WATER.

WHICH IS A LIFE-GIVING FORCE.

IN THE ARID DESERT.

> IN 1967, TCN LISTED IN THE U.S. MILITARY, AND SERVED AS A PARATROOPER IN VIETNAM.

IN VIETNAM, TC PARTICIPATED IN WHAT WAS CALLED THE TET OFFENSIVE, WHICH WAS ONE OF THE LARGEST MILITARY CAMPAIGNS OF THE VIETNAM WAR.

IN HIS IMAGES OF WAR, AND OF WARRIORS, WE CAN SEE THAT TC IS STRUGGLING WITH HIS OWN INNER TENSION OF SERVING A GOVERNMENT THAT HEAVILY OPPRESSED AMERICAN INDIANS THROUGH VIOLENCE, FORCED RELOCATION, AND OTHER MEANS.

THIS EXHIBITION INCLUDES AN ENTIRE SPACE DEDICATED TO TC'S SERVICE IN THE VIETNAM WAR.

WE HAVE FEATURED MANY OF HIS MEDALS, HIS PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE, AND ALSO, POEMS ABOUT HIS FEELINGS OF BEING SO FAR AWAY FROM HOME.

DESPITE THE TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCES HE FACED, TC ALSO HAS A SENSE OF HUMOR ABOUT WHAT HE WAS EXPERIENCING IN THE WAR.

AND MANY OF HIS SELF-PORTRAITS INCLUDE HUMOROUS REFERENCES TO HIS EXPERIENCES IN VIETNAM.

TC OFTEN MIXED HIS POETRY ALONG WITH HIS TWO-DIMENSIONAL ART.

HE OFTEN HAS REFERENCES TO LOVE , TO WAR, OR TO TRAUMA.

TC DESCRIBED HIMSELF AS SOMEONE WHO HAD AN INABILITY TO FALL OUT OF LOVE.

I HAD TO WRITE A SONG BECAUSE I CARE TOO MUCH ABOUT HER.

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MANY OF HIS IMAGES DEPICT WOMEN DURING THEIR CHILDBEARING YEARS, INCLUDING THIS IMAGE, GRANDMOTHER GESTATING FATHER, WHICH DEPICTS HIS GRANDMOTHER, CARRYING HIS FATHER.

AFTER RETURNING FROM VIETNAM, TC'S WORK TAKES A TURN TOWARD THE DEEPLY SPIRITUAL, WHICH HE EXPRESSES IN IMAGES OF DANCES, AND CEREMONIES.

BOTH PUEBLO AND PLAINS INDIANS CEREMONY DANCERS ARE CONSIDERED PRAYERS.

AND TC INCLUDED MANY OF THESE SPECIFIC ELEMENTS IN HIS WORK.

FOLLOWING HIS TIME IN VIETNAM, TC HAD A SENSE OF URGENCY ABOUT PAINTING AND WRITING AND ALSO CREATING MUSIC.

WHICH IS IN RESPONSE TO A VISION THAT HE HAD THAT HE WAS GOING TO DIE AT A VERY YOUNG AGE.

IN 1978, TC CANNON DIED IN A FATAL CAR ACCIDENT OUTSIDE SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO.

TC CANNON, ALONG WITH A NUMBER OF HIS COLLEAGUES AT THE INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN INDIAN ART, WERE PART OF A GENERATION THAT SHOWED A NEW WAY FOR AMERICAN INDIANS TO PORTRAY THEMSELVES THROUGH ART, MUSIC, AND POETRY.

WERE PROUD TO HOST THIS FINAL STOP OF TC CANNONS AT THE EDGE OF AMERICA.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU SOON.

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> FOR MORE ON THE LATEST IN ARTS AND CULTURE, HERE IS CHRISTINA HA WITH THE NYC ARTS NEW.

> GOOD EVENING.

I AM CHRISTINA HOWE WITH TONIGHT'S NYC ARTS NEWS.

WE ARE AT THE NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN IN THE BRONX.

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS, THE BOTANICAL GARDEN IS ALSO A LIVING MUSEUM.

I AM IN THE ENID AHAB CONSERVATORY.

THE LARGEST VICTORIAN GLASS HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY.

RECENTLY TRANSFORMED INTO A TROPICAL RAIN FOREST.

BRAZILIAN MODERN, THE LIVING ART OF ROBERTA BURLEY MARX, IS AN EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO THE INFLUENTIAL MODERNIST ARTIST.

LANDSCAPE, ARCHITECT AND CONSERVATIONIST.

HE WAS A FORCE OF NATURE AND BRAZIL.

KNOWN FOR THE JOYFUL EXPRESSIVENESS OF HIS DESIGN.

AND HIS PASSIONATE COMMITMENT TO CONSERVATION.

IN THIS EXPLORER'S GARDEN, YOU CAN SEE THE AMAZING DIVERSITY OF THE TROPICAL RAIN FOREST.

THESE INCLUDE NATIVE PLANTS BURLEY MARX FAVORED IN HIS DESIGNS, AND FOUGHT TO PROTECT.

THE ART GALLERY FEATURES ABSTRACT VIBRANTLY COLORED PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS BY BURLEY MARX.

AS WELL AS HIS TEXTILES.

ALL INSPIRED BY THE CULTURE AND NATURE OF BRAZIL.

HE TRANSLATED THESE ABSTRACT DESIGNS INTO BOLD LANDSCAPES.

IN THE ROTUNDA, EXPLORE --. THE ARTISTS ESTATE.

PURCHASED IN 1949 WHERE HE LIVED AND WORKED FOR DECADES.

BRAZILIAN MODERN, THE LIVING ART ROBERTO BURRELL MARKS IS IN THE NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN THROUGH SEPTEMBER 29.

> BACK IN MANHATTAN, MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY PRESENTS THE FIRST MAJOR OUTDOOR PUBLIC ARTWORK BY BROOKLYN-BASED SCULPTOR, LEONARDO DREW.

DRUZE CITY IN THE GRASS PRESENTS NEW YORKERS WITH THE NEW VERSION OF THEIR VERY FAMILIAR URBAN LANDSCAPE.

> CITY IN THE GRASS INCLUDES WOULD RELEASE THAT SUGGESTS THE SUB DIVERSE URBAN TERRAIN.

TEXTURE TOWERS THAT REFLECT THE SURROUNDING CITYSCAPE.

INCLUDING THE ICONIC EMPIRE STATE BUILDING.

AND A COLORFUL PATTERNED CARPET MADE OUT OF COLORED SAND.

THE PUBLIC SCULPTURE TAKES DRUZE WORK OUT OF THE GALLERY SPACE.

HIS SIGNATURE TECHNIQUES OF DISTRESSING RAW MATERIALS AND ORGANIZING THEM INTO EXPRESSIVE GROUPS, WILL ALLOW NEW YORKERS TO PLAY IN THIS CREATED CITY AS IT CHANGES OVER THE SEASONS.

ALSO ON VIEW AT GALLERY LELONG IS DRUZE FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION.

IT ALSO REPRESENTS A NEW DIRECTION FOR THE ARTIST.

WITH AN INSTALLATION THAT EXPLODES OFF THE WALL IN A BURST OF ENERGETIC COLORS AND MATERIALS.

EMERGING IN THE 1970S, PUNK WAS ALLOWED, FAST-MOVING AND AGGRESSIVE FORM OF ROCK 'N ROLL.

HARD EDGED AND STRIPPED DOWN, THE MUSIC OFTEN CAME WITH THE POLITICAL ATTITUDE.

REJECTING ESTABLISHMENT VIEWS AND EVEN PROMOTING ANARCHY.

THE INFLUENCE OF PUNK MUSIC IS STILL FELT TODAY.

BUT THE MOVEMENT ALSO GAVE BIRTH TO UNIQUE VISUAL STYLES THAT INFORM MODERN FASHION AND CULTURE.

> TOO FAST TO LIVE, TOO YOUNG TO DIE.

PUNK GRAPHICS.

1976 TO 1986.

THE MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN FEATURES MORE THAN 400 OF PUNKS MOST MEMORABLE GRAPHICS.

IT INCLUDES FLYERS AND POSTERS, ALBUM COVERS AND PROMOTIONS, AND OTHER EPHEMERA FROM THE PUNK AND POSTPUNK MOVEMENTS.

FROM THE SEX PISTOLS TO NEW ORDER.

THE EXHIBITION EXAMINES A VARIETY OF VISUAL DESIGNS.

RANGING FROM THE BLACK-AND- WHITE MINIMALISM OF DIY Z, FROM THE EXUBERANT COLOR PALLETS OF NEW WAVE GRAPHICS.

ORIGINATING IN MICHIGAN'S CRANBROOK ART MUSEUM, THE MAD EXPEDITION INCLUDES THE SELECTIONS FROM NEW YORK CITY'S PUNK SCENE.

HIGHLIGHTING EAST VILLAGE VENUES, CBG BE AS WELL AS ARTISTS FROM BLONDIE TO THE RAMON'S.

TAKE A TRIP OUT OF THIS WORLD AT THE QUEENS MUSEUM.

MUNDO -- ART AND SCIENCE FICTION IN THE AMERICAS, FEATURES ALTERNATE WORLDS CREATED BY ARTISTS FROM ACROSS LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN.

AS WELL AS LATIN EX-ARTISTS CLOSER TO HOME.

THE EXHIBITION INCLUDES MORE THAN 50 WORKS.

MOST CREATED SINCE 2000.

WHERE ARTIST'S EMPLOY THE IMAGERY OF SCIENCE FICTION TO EXPLORE DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF HISTORY.

WORKS INCLUDE INDIGENOUS TEXTILES WOVEN WITH CORDED CODES AND METABOLISM WITH CIRCUIT BOARDS.

A SPACESHIP OF REFLECTIVE SERVICES BY BEATRICE CORTEZ.

AND, AN UNFOLDING ALIEN FORMED BY CHICO McMURTRY AND BROOKLYN- BASED COLLECTIVE, AMORPHOUS ROBOT WORKS.

HERE, WORKS OF ART HIGHLIGHT THE COLONIZATION OF STRANGE NEW WORLDS, AND THE ALIENATING EXPERIENCES OF IMMIGRANTS.

ARTISTS USE TECHNOLOGY TO ADDRESS URGENT ISSUES OF NATIONHOOD, CITIZENSHIP, AND BORDERS IN PLAYFUL BUT POWERFUL WAYS.

CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY BY GETTING TO KNOW ONE OF AMERICA'S FOUNDING DOCUMENTS BETTER.

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME HAS BEEN CALLED THE BEST AND MOST IMPORTANT NEW PLAY OF THE SEASON BY THE NEW YORK TIMES.

THE AWARD-WINNING PLAY REMINDS US OF THE RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THIS DOCUMENT, AND OUR CORE BELIEFS ABOUT WHAT THIS COUNTRY STANDS FOR.

> HEIDI SCHRECK CHANNELS THE 15-YEAR-OLD VERSION OF HERSELF THAT ONE CONSTITUTION DEBATE COMPETITIONS ACROSS THE U.S.

AND FUNDED HER COLLEGE STUDIES.

THAT SHE INCLUDES PERSONAL STORIES OF THE WOMEN IN HER OWN FAMILY, AS WELL AS OF THE DOCUMENT THAT INITIALLY LEFT WOMEN AND OTHERS OUT OF HISTORY.

-- HAVE JUST BEEN LEFT OUT OF THIS DOCUMENT FROM THE BEGINNING.

THEY WERE JUST LIKE, LIKE, WE DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH THIS WOMAN.

ALTHOUGH LARGELY A ONE-WOMAN SHOW, SCHRECK BRINGS NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AND FOR THE FINAL ACT, WITH A PASSIONATE AND PATRIOTIC DEBATE ABOUT WHETHER WE SHOULD ABOLISH THE CONSTITUTION, OR KEEP IT.

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, AT THE HELEN HAYES THEATER, HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST 24.

WE ALL BELONG IN THE FREE --. THANK YOU.

THAT IS THE NYC ARTS NEWS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CULTURAL EVENTS IN OUR AREA, SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE WEEKLY EMAIL AT NYC - ARTS.ORG/EMAIL.

TOP FIVE PICKS.

WE WILL KEEP YOU UP-TO-DATE ALL YEAR ROUND.

FROM THE NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN IN THE BRONX, I AM CHRISTINA HA .

> AND NOW, THIS WEEK'S WRITER'S CHOICE.

-- IS THE HOME TO THE ROCKEFELLER FAMILY.

THERE WERE FOUR GENERATIONS OF FAMILY TO HAVE LIVED IN THIS HOME.

WAS CONSIDERED THE FAMILY SEE.

FOR JOHN DAVIDSON ROCKEFELLER SENIOR.

THE WORD KIKER IS AN OLD DUTCH WORD.

IT MEANS LOOKOUT OR OVERLOOK.

IT IS FITTING BECAUSE WE ARE ON THE TOP OF THE HILL.

WE SENT 500 FEET ABOVE SEA LEVEL.

PERFECT AREA FOR A BEAUTIFUL HOME.

THE HOUSES DOWN IN THE CLASSICAL STYLE AND THE GARDENS ARE GARDENS THAT YOU MIGHT FIND IN AN ITALIAN VILLA.

THE ORIGINAL BUILDING OF CHI KIT WAS IN 1909 WHEN THE FAMILY MOVED IN.

THEY REDID THE FAGADE IN 1913.

WITH A PEDIMENT RIGHT BELOW THE ROOF, REGIMENT REMINISCENT OF ANCIENT WOMAN TEMPLES.

WITHIN THAT 10 MINUTE SET TWO LARGE FIGURES, ONE BEING APOLLO, THE GOD OF THE ARTS, AND THE OTHER BEING DEMETER, THE GODDESS OF AGRICULTURE.

AND THAT WAS A SYMBOL OF THE UNITY BETWEEN NATURE AND CULTURE.

SOMETHING THAT THIS ESTATE WAS MEANT TO EMBODY.

THERE WERE TWO IMPORTANT ARCHITECTS THAT WE HAD WORKING ON THIS HOME.

ONE BEING OGDEN KOCHMAN.

WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INTERIORS OF THIS HOME.

MARIA MOUSE BOSWORTH CREATED ALL THE GARDENS THAT YOU WOULD SEE THROUGHOUT THIS ESTATE.

THE ONE AROUND THE HOUSE ARE MUCH MORE FORMAL AND THE FURTHER OUT YOU GO, THE FURTHER YOUR EYE LOOKS, THEY BECOME MORE INFORMAL AND GRADUATE INTO THE LANDSCAPE.

JOHN D ROCKEFELLER JUNIOR WAS THE ONE WHO PUT A LOT OF CLASSICAL SCULPTURE ON THE GROUND.

OCEANA'S IS THE LARGEST FOUNTAIN WE HAVE ON THIS ESTATE.

WAS PLACED HERE IN 1913.

IT WAS FASHIONED AFTER THE OCEANA'S THAT YOU WOULD FIND IN THE BOBOLI GARDENS IN FLORENCE, ITALY.

OCEANA BEING THE KING OF THE RIVER GODS, COMMANDED THE SEATED FIGURES TO POUR FORTH OF WATER INTO THE OCEANS.

THERE ARE THREE FIGURES THERE AND THEY REPRESENT THE RIVERS OF THE OLD WORLD.

THE KENT DC, EUPHRATES AND THE NILE.

THE REASON IT WAS PLACED IN THE EAST LOOKING TO THE WEST IS BECAUSE WE ARE GOING TO LINK THE HUDSON RIVER, THE RIVER OF THE NEW WORLD, TO THE RIVERS OF THE OLD WORLD.

NELSON ALDRICH ROCKEFELLER WAS THE GRANDSON OF JOHN D ROCKEFELLER SENIOR.

HE RESIDED HERE AS THE THIRD GENERATION OF FAMILY.

AND WHAT HE GAVE TO THIS ESTATE WAS SCULPTURE AND ART.

WE HAVE FIVE ART GALLERIES IN THE DOWNSTAIRS AREA OF THIS HOME.

FILLED WITH MODERN ART.

WE HAVE MORE THAN 70 PIECES OF OUTDOOR SCULPTURE ALONE.

RANGING FROM HENRY MOORE, TO NOGUCHI. HE WAS PASSIONATE ABOUT ART. A GREAT COLLECTOR OF THE ARTS.

AND, HE CONSIDERED HIMSELF AN ENVIRONMENTAL ARTIST.

BY THAT, HE MET HE WAS GOING TO STUDY THE ENVIRONMENT, FIND WHERE BEST LOCATION FOR EACH OF HIS OUTDOOR PIECES WOULD BE.

SO, THAT SCULPTURE WOULD ENHANCE NATURE, AND IN TURN, NATURE WOULD ENHANCE THAT PIECE OF SCULPTURE.

TRIANGULAR SURFACE IN SPACE BY THE ARTIST, MAX BILL.

IT IS SET AT THE END OF THE ROSE PROVOLONE.

IT OVERLOOKS THE HUDSON RIVER AS IF IT IS A TELESCOPIC VIEW OF THE HUDSON.

THE INNER GARDEN IS LINKED BY TWO SUNKEN GARDENS.

WHEN NELSON LIVED HERE, HE HAD EXCHANGED THE SUNKEN GARDENS AND HE PUT IN SUNKEN SWIMMING POOLS.

WHICH MAKES THE PEACE THAT HE PUT IN BETWEEN THE TWO POOLS, PERFECTLY SITUATED.

-- THEY ARE PUTTING UP HER HAIR, LOOKS AS IF SHE IS GOING TO JUMP INTO THE WATER.

WHEN NELSON LIVED THERE, SHE COULD HAVE.

NELSON ROCKEFELLER WANTED EVERYBODY TO ENJOY WHAT HE HAD ENJOYED THROUGHOUT HIS LIFE.

SO, HE PUT IN HIS WILL THAT WHEN HE PASSED AWAY, THIS HOME WOULD BE GIVEN TO THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION.

ALONG WITH 87 ACRES SURROUNDING THIS ESTATE, THAT WOULD BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

AND TOURS WOULD BE GIVEN TO THE PUBLIC BY HISTORIC HUDSON VALLEY.

CHEN SEVEN AT THE ROCKEFELLER ESTATE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC MAY THROUGH MID NOVEMBER.

> MAC

> HELLO.

I AM RALPH -- AND WELCOME TO LINCOLN CENTER.

ON JUNE 27, THE FRENCH INDEPENDENT LABEL NO FORMAT, CELEBRATE ITS 15th ANNIVERSARY WITH A FREE SHOW AT THE DAVID RUBENSTEIN ATRIUM.

COMPOSER AND PIANIST, COKIE NAKANO WILL OPEN THE NIGHT WITH A MIX OF POP, JAZZ, CLASSICAL AND ELECTRO MUSIC.

THEN THE FRENCH CUBAN JAZZ OUTFIT, KEN BORAH, A UNIQUE MUSICAL PROJECT THAT THINGS TOGETHER SEVEN OF FRANCE'S BEST YOUNG JAZZMAN, WITH A TRIO OF HIGHLY SKILLED CUBAN PERCUSSIONIST, WILL BE MAKING THE U.S. DEBUT WITH MUSIC FROM THEIR CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ALBUM, COYOTES.

THE ATRIA AND SHOW, -- WILL KICK OFF THREE LATE-NIGHT SESSIONS THAT --. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS, VISIT JAZZ.ORG.

> FOR EVEN MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MUSIC, DANCE, THEATER, OPERA AND FILM HERE AT LINCOLN CENTER, YOU CAN VISIT THEIR WEBSITE@LINCOLNCENTER.ORG.

> I HOPE YOU HAVE ENJOYED OUR PROGRAM.

I AM PETER MONTEBELLO AT THE -- STUDIOS AT LINCOLN CENTER.

GOOD NIGHT AND SEE YOU NEXT TIME.

> NEXT WEEK ON NYC ARTS.

A PROFILE OF CLAIRE CHASE.

THE AWARD-WINNING FLAUTIST WHO HAS ALWAYS BEEN AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF CONTEMPORARY, CLASSICAL MUSIC.

-- WAS THE FARTHEST THING FROM YOUR GRANDMOTHERS RECITAL --.

I HOPE YOU CAN IMAGINE.

AND, MARKING THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE STONEWALL UPRISING.

WE TAKE A LOOK AT ART AFTER STONEWALL.

COLLABORATION OF THE GREAT ART GALLERY AT NYU, AND LESLIE LOMAN MUSEUM OF AND LESBIAN ART.

THE SHOW REALLY BEGINS WITH THE NOTION OF COMING OUT.

IF THERE WAS GOING TO BE A LIBERATION, PEOPLE HAD TO EXPRESS THEIR IDENTITIES.

> FUNDING FOR NYC ARTS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY ROSLYN P WALTER.

TAKE A PAYCHECK CURE FOR LENO FOUNDATION.

JODY AND JOHN ARNE HOLD.

KATE W CASSIDY FOUNDATION.

ELLEN AND JAMES S MARCUS.

THE LEWIS SUNNY TURNER FUND FOR DANCE.

ELISE JAFFE AND JEFFREY BROWN.

ESTATE OF CECILE FOX.

JEAN DUBINSKY APPLETON ESTATE.

THE MILTON AND SALLY AVERY ARTS FOUNDATION.

CHARLES AND VALERIE ARE.

AND ELROY AND TERRY KRUML'S FOUNDATION.

THIS PROGRAM IS SUPPORTED IN PART BY PUBLIC FUNDS FROM THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY COUNCIL.

ADDITIONAL FUNDING PROVIDED BY MEMBERS OF 13.

NYC ARTS IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY FIRST REPUBLIC BANK.

FIRST REPUBLIC BANK PRESENTS, FIRST THINGS FIRST.

AT FIRST REPUBLIC BANK, FIRST REFERS TO OUR FIRST PRIORITY.

THE CLIENTS WHO WALK THROUGH OUR DOORS.

THE FIRST STEP.

RECOGNIZE THAT EVERY CLIENT IS AN INDIVIDUAL.

WITH UNIQUE NEEDS.

FIRST DECREE.

BE A BANK WHOSE CURRENCY IS SERVICE.

IN THE FORM OF PERSONAL BANKING.

THIS WAS FIRST REPUBLIC'S MISSION FROM OUR VERY FIRST DAY.

IT IS STILL THE FIRST THING ON OUR MINDS.