The creative genius of Jim Henson crossed into the worlds of film, television and puppetry. In this profile, NYC-ARTS speaks to some of Jim Henson’s former colleagues as well as the curators of “Jim Henson’s Fantastic World” at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria.
In this edition of NYC-ARTS: a visit to the Museum of the Moving Image’s exhibit, “Jim Henson’s Fantastic World,” a journey below to Tom Otterness’s “Life Underground,” and more.
For more than 25 years the MTA’s Arts for Transit program has been responsible for transforming our underground into a vast canvas for public art. Mosaics, glass, bronze and other materials now adorn the previously decaying and forgotten walls and corridors of our subways. This week NYC-ARTS focuses on Tom Otterness’s, “Life Underground.”
This week in arts and culture news, Kiki Smith at the Neuberger, “Jubilation/Rumination: Life, Real and Imagined” at the American Folk Art Museum, the Dutch Golden Age at the Morgan Library, Borys Kosarev at the Ukrainian Museum, “The Game of Kings: Medieval Ivory Chessmen from the Isle of Lewis” at the Cloisters, and more.