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Five Small Theaters Sue City Of New York Over Vaccine Requirements

The issue: the venues must require audiences to wear masks and be vaccinated, but similar buildings, or even the same one, are exempt from those rules when used for church services. The mandate “applies differently to venues depending on who is speaking and what they are saying.” – Gothamist
Tags: Art, New York, Theatre


Art21 – Senior Director of Communications and Partnerships

The Senior Director of Communications and Partnerships is a new role at Art21 aimed at expanding the reach of its visual arts programming and educational content as a component of its recent strategic plan. As a member of a small, high-producing team (currently 11 full-time staff, not including this role), the Senior Director of Communications and Partnerships is a rich opportunity for a creative and entrepreneurial relationship-builder who will be able to build on an already strong brand and br...
Tags: Art, New York, Jobs, Digital, Development, Pbs, Marketing Communications, William Kentridge, Digital Communications, Tom O'Connor, Consulting Group, Communications and Partnerships, Development Education, CuratorialWork


The New School’s MA in Arts Management & Entrepreneurship for performing artists

Discover the first master’s program that prepares performing artists for 21st-century entrepreneurship. In the two-year Master’s in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship at The New School in NYC, you have the opportunity to: Develop and execute projects designed to further your personal career goals.Investigate business models and practices of organizations in the cultural and creative industries.Respond to the political, social, technological, and economic issues that impact arts and culture...
Tags: Art, New York, Education, New York City, Greenwich Village, New School, Mannes Jazz


Baryshnikov The Dancer Becomes Baryshnikov The Photographer

“I can see the almost spiritual obsession with dance that I myself have felt, but now observe it from the outside,” Baryshnikov says by phone from his home in New York. “For me it’s like rediscovering the very essence of dance.” – Toronto Star
Tags: Art, New York, Dance, Baryshnikov


What Makes Basquiat’s Untitled Great Art: One Painting Says Everything Basquiat Wanted to Say About America, Art & Being Black in Both Worlds

They wouldn’t have let Jean-Michel into a Tiffany’s if he wanted to use the bathroom or if he went to buy an engagement ring and pulled a wad of cash out of his pocket.  — Stephen Torton, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s studio assistant When Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled (Skull) sold for $110.5 million in 2017 to Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maesawa, the artist joined the ranks of Da Vinci, De Kooning, and Picasso as one of the top selling painters in the world, surpassing a previous record set ...
Tags: Art, Facebook, New York, College, America, Brooklyn, Andy Warhol, Picasso, Christie, Tiffany, Tiffany Co, Jean Michel Basquiat, Josh Jones, Ben Davis, Artnet, Basquiat


Managing Director of Administration, Gibney

Gibney, a major force for dance and social justice in New York City, welcomes nominations and applications for the newly designed position of Managing Director of Administration, available in the Fall of 2021. The Organization http://www.gibneydance.org Founded by choreographer, entrepreneur, and activist Gina Gibney in 1991, Gibney is a dance company, a performing arts hub, and a social action incubator located in New York City. Gibney’s mission is to tap...
Tags: Art, New York, Jobs, Organization, New York City, Time, Broadway, Manhattan, Administration, Tribeca, Lower Manhattan, Gibney, Gina Gibney, Executive Leadership Team, New York City Gibney, Company of Artistic Associates


‘It’s the balm we need right now’: how Broadway fought its way back

The long theatre shutdown in New York has taken its toll on the industry but a renewed and reinvigorated outlook towards diversity could have a major impactWhen Ruben Santiago-Hudson walks on stage at the Manhattan Theatre Club on Tuesday night, the electric charge between actor and audience will spark back to life. Then the healing will begin.“It is the balm that we all need right now, not just on stage, but in our city,” says Santiago-Hudson, writer, performer and director of Lackawanna Blues,...
Tags: New York, Theatre, Culture, Stage, Broadway, US theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Ruben Santiago Hudson, Lackawanna Blues, Santiago Hudson


Remembering 9/11

People run from the collapse of one of the World Trade Center towers. Starting when the news broke, my report grew longer by the minute. It ran, updated in real time, as MSNBC.com’s cover story. I cobbled together eye-witness accounts — my own, those of others from MSNBC and the Associated Press — writing and rewriting as the catastrophe mounted. The lede kept changing throughout the day. It finally morphed into this by the time I quit writing: NEW YORK, Sept. 11 — It was the scene of...
Tags: Art, New York, Brooklyn, Associated Press, World Trade Center, Msnbc, Ajblogs


Elizabeth McCann, 90 – Broadway Producer Extraordinaire

In a dizzying four-decade career she won nine Tony Awards and gave New York audiences more than 60 Broadway productions, including such hits as “Equus,” “Amadeus” and “Les Liaisons Dangereuses.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New York, People, Broadway, Tony Awards, Elizabeth McCann


Phil Schaap, 70, Who Knew About Jazz History Than Anybody

From his teens, he astonished the great musicians he met with his recall of details, and for five decades he shared that knowledge as a historian, educator, concert promoter, Grammy-winning record producer, and legendary radio host at New York’s WKCR. – The Washington Post
Tags: Art, New York, People, WKCR, Phil Schaap


Guajira: Flamenco by Behnaz Khushrokhan

Ole! Flamenco was founded by Behnaz Khusrokhan Bhandare. Behnaz started dancing at the age of 4 at the School of Classical Ballet and Western dance in Mumbai. She has a Bachelors in Dance from Denison University, USA. Post college she moved to New York, where she danced with various dance companies including World Dance Fusion Company, Calpulli Mexican Dance Company, Mezclado and Camara Modern dance Companies as well as the Surati Classical Indian and folk dance company. She also spent a year i...
Tags: Art, New York, Life, Mumbai, Anchorage Alaska, Sevilla Spain, Guajira, School of Classical Ballet, Behnaz Khushrokhan, Behnaz Khusrokhan Bhandare Behnaz, Denison University USA Post, Christina Heeren Foundation She, Mumbai New York Seville Washington DC


This Woman Dancing In A Park Is The Actual Poster Girl For NYC’s Reopening — But The NYPD Tried To Shut Her Down

The City Hall commissioned poster, captioned “NO STOPPING NEW YORK,” shows Kanami Kusajima dancing in Washington Square Park. But she uses a small speaker, and since this summer’s battles over loud partying there, the cops have been after her for using amplified music. – Curbed
Tags: Art, New York, NYC, Dance, Washington Square Park, Kanami Kusajima


"We don’t have any literature that says he made the painting for Tiffany... But we know a little bit about Basquiat... We know he loved New York, and that he loved luxury and he loved jewelry."

"My guess is that the [blue painting] is not by chance. The color is so specific that it has to be some kind of homage. As you can see, there is zero Tiffany blue in the [ad] campaign other than the painting... It’s a way to modernize Tiffany blue."Said Alexandre Arnault, a communications vice president at Tiffany, quoted in "Basquiat’s friends ‘horrified’ by Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Tiffany campaign" (NY Post). I was going to quote the expressions of horror by Basquiat's friends, but when I got to A...
Tags: Art, New York, Beyonce, Law, Jay-z, Advertising, Ny Post, Tiffany, Jean Michel Basquiat, John Singer Sargent, Basquiat, Ann Althouse, Blueness, Arnault, Tiffany blue Said Alexandre Arnault


Meet LA MoCA’s Next Director

Joanna Burton joined the Wexner in early 2019 after its longtime director, Sherri Geldin, retired. In May, she hired Kelly Kivland away from the Dia Art Foundation in New York to be the Wexner’s chief curator and director of exhibitions. – ARTnews
Tags: Art, New York, Visual, DIA Art Foundation, Wexner, LA MOCA, Joanna Burton, Sherri Geldin, Kelly Kivland


In praise of Donald Newlove

I was knocked out on first reading of Sweet Adversity (1978), by Donald Newlove, who died Aug. 17 at age 93. It’s about co-joined twins who love Louis Armstrong, play jazz in the 1930s and arrive New York’s Lower East Side in the early 1960s, where one of them sobers up. Besides the unique story, it’s the novel’s language that dazzles — intricate, high-spirited sentences that conjured unusual images and ringing perceptions in a continuous, unpredictable stream. It’s hilarious, delirious...
Tags: Amazon, Art, New York, Congo, Leo, Harrison Ford, Anthony Burgess, Jack, Kerouac, Louis Armstrong, Ajblogs, Tolstoy, Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, Kirkus Reviews, Joyce


These easy-to-install covers gave my baseboard heaters a fresh look and saved me hundreds of dollars

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. I installed Baseboarder heater covers in my kitchen in just 45 minutes. Lisa Sabatini/Insider Baseboard heaters can be an eyesore, especially if they haven't been replaced for decades. I installed Baseboarders baseboard heater covers to give my dated 1984 ranch a modern upgrade. The covers are great for beginner DIYers who want to save some money and time. Read more about how Insider Reviews tests h...
Tags: Reviews, New York, Design, Diy, Home Improvement, Trends, Brooklyn, Bathroom, Lowe, Dutchess County, Insider Picks, Lisa Sabatini, Home (Reviews, IP Reviews, IP Home, Insider Reviews 2021


MoMA’s Online Courses Let You Study Modern & Contemporary Art and Earn a Certificate

The labels “modern art” and “contemporary art” don’t easily pull apart from one another. In a strictly historical sense, the former refers to art produced in the era we call modernity, beginning in the mid-19th century. And according to its etymology, the latter refers to art produced at the same time as something else: there is art “contemporary” with, say, the Italian Renaissance, but also art “contemporary” with our own lives. You’ll have a much clearer idea of this distinction — and ...
Tags: Art, Facebook, New York, College, Online Courses, Seoul, Coursera, Moma, Colin Marshall, 21st Century Los Angeles, Museum of Modern Art aka MoMA, Museum of Modern Art The Museum of Modern Art MoMA, TikTok Based, Facebook MoMA


Consultant – New York or London, AEA Consulting

AEA Consulting is a global consulting firm setting the standard in strategy and planning for the cultural and creative sector. We are currently seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Consultant to join us in our mission to harness the power of art, culture, and creativity to realize the full potential of people and places around the world. Consultants are crucial consulting team members who drive AEA’s project delivery and project management work, while supporting business develop...
Tags: Art, New York, London, Jobs, Microsoft, London UK, AEA, AEA Consulting, Beacon New York USA, Project Management Design, Business Development Contribute


Senior Consultant – New York

AEA Consulting is a global consulting firm setting the standard in strategy and planning for the cultural and creative sector. We are currently seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Senior Consultant to join us in our mission to harness the power of art, culture, and creativity to realize the full potential of people and places around the world. The Senior Consultant is a leader within our consulting team, helping to ensure the successful delivery ofconsulting assignments – manag...
Tags: Art, New York, Jobs, Microsoft, AEA, AEA Consulting, theUnited States, New York City Beacon New York


August linkfest

The rise of rifle logos in American branding: “[T]he terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 … put the US on a war footing for the next two decades and boosted the rifle’s prominence in the national psyche. While pistols have been the chosen weapons of traditional pop culture stars like spies, cops, and gunslingers, military combat prioritizes the rifle, and today’s gun logos reflect that.” (By James I. Bowie for Emblemetric) * Speaking of guns (h/t Iva Cheung): Here you go. The mos...
Tags: New York, Design, Media, Guns, Writing, France, US, History, Bbc, Renaming, Delta, Linguistics, Words, Airlines, Oakland, Gawker


Dealer Charged With Larceny And Fraud For Manufacturing Fake Antiquities

“Prosecutors say Mehrdad Sadigh, a New York antiquities dealer whose Sadigh Gallery has operated for decades in the shadow of the Empire State Building, decided not to go to the trouble of acquiring ancient items. He made (thousands of) bogus copies instead.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New York, Empire State Building, Visual, Manufacturing Fake Antiquities, Mehrdad Sadigh, Sadigh Gallery


The International Garden Festival presents new 2021 installations

Magic lies outside is the theme of the annual International Garden Festival, which aims to “bring us hope, to exalt creativity and to add colour to this world that is struggling to overcome this global pandemic and to come out of several months of confinement.” Now in its 22nd year, the 2021 edition at Reford Gardens in Quebec, Canada features five new installations, submitted from Canada, the United States, France and Sweden. These additions extend the current gardens, creating an outdoor muse...
Tags: Art, Garden, Gardening, New York, Design, Sweden, Canada, Gardens, Great Britain, Landscape Architecture, Stockholm Sweden, Quebec Canada, United States France, Saône, Porte, Garden Art Installations


Delta Variant Scores Its First Major Fall Theatre Cancellation

Yeah, hello, déjà vu: “Signature Theater, a prominent Off Broadway nonprofit, has postponed its return to the stage over concerns about the persistent coronavirus pandemic, becoming the first major New York theater to take such a step.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New York, Theatre, Broadway, 08.20.21


"'The Larry Project,' neurotic and tender by turns, evolved into a much more emotional, all-encompassing undertaking — in which the absent Larry, whom Ms. Upson never met..."

"... expanded into the artist’s muse, her lover, her persecutor and, ultimately, her doppelgänger. By the end, no clean distinction was left between artist and subject; the two had become doubles. One drawing in the Hammer Museum show bore the words 'I am more he than he is.' The project ended in 2011 with a performance at a Los Angeles gallery at which she dragged a charcoal-and-wax mannequin of Larry on the walls and floor inside a plywood cube until the effigy disintegrated, symbolically tur...
Tags: Art, New York, Law, Los Angeles, Disability, Alzheimer's Disease, Sexual Harassment, Performance art, Larry, Upson, Chuck Close, Ann Althouse, Seen And Unseen


Ithaca raises $100m to decarbonize buildings

The city of Ithaca in New York is paving the way for others with its ambitious project of converting thousands of privately owned commercial and residential buildings into carbon-free and sustainable structures. The upstate city is home to Cornell University and Ithaca College and contains over 30,000 homes. As part of a deal signed in 2019, the city seeks to involve homeowners in a program that will decarbonize buildings. Ithaca plans to offset all its carbon by 2030, and officials recognize th...
Tags: New York, Design, Carbon, UC Berkeley, Cornell University, Ithaca College, Ithaca, Decarbonize, Ethan Elkind, Elkind, Positive Efforts, Luis Aguirre Torres Ithaca, Aguirre Torres


Keith Patchel, R.I.P.

The American composer and musician Keith Patchel has died. He was 65. Among his musical legacies is the chamber opera “The Plain of Jars,” about America’s secret war in Laos. Anthony Haden Guest called it “the lineal descendant of Stravinsky’s ‘Nightingale’ and Alban Berg’s ‘Lulu’ and ‘Wozzeck.’” His “Pluto Symphony,” created for the Hayden Planetarium, was nominated for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize. Patchel was originally from Buffalo. He obtained a bachelor’s degree of fine arts in music from SU...
Tags: Art, New York, America, Lulu, Ajblogs, Juilliard, Stravinsky, Morton Feldman, Hayden Planetarium, Alban Berg, SUNY Buffalo, Keith Patchel, Patchel, Laos Anthony Haden Guest, John Cage Lucas Foss, CUNY Queens Mannes School of Music


In New York, Everywhere’s A State Of Mind Right Now

Performers fanned out across the city to play Billy Joel’s 1976 hit in a new music video meant to improve, er, New York’s state of mind. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, New York, Billy Joel, 08.15.21, State Of Mind Right Now


In Defense of Charlie Brown

I've always had a love-hate relationship with the word deceptively. For example, suppose a musical is actually very complex, but it seems very simple. Is that show "deceptively complex" or "deceptively simple"? Yeah, me either. It's a valuable idea to have a word for, but no one is sure which way it works. Look it up in the dictionary, and it'll tell you it means either.The Oxford English Dictionary website says, "Deceptively belongs to a very small set of words whose meaning is genuinely ambig...
Tags: New York, Boston, Theatre, America, Live, New York Times, Performing Arts, Stage, Broadway, Theater, Annie, Charles Schultz, Musical, Times, Charlie Brown, Kristin Chenoweth


The Old Flagship Barney’s Will Become A Department Store Of Art Galleries

The three guys who brought Maastricht’s TEFAF to New York are turning the Madison Avenue building into Art House, which will host exhibitions and rent space, short- or long-term, to small and midsize dealers based outside New York. – ARTnews
Tags: Art, New York, Visual, Barney, Madison Avenue, Art House


The Met Gala is featuring a fully vegan menu for 2021

When models, designers and Hollywood celebrities converge on the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute for this year’s exclusive Met Gala, they’ll be snacking on a 100% vegan menu. Ten notable New York chefs will create the plant-based menu for fashion’s most prestigious charity event. If you’re more the sweatpants and t-shirt type, you might not know about this event that’s been called the Super Bowl of fashion. Since 1946, movers and shakers have been showing off their best red carpet...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Design, Instagram, America, Vogue, Peta, Met Gala, Bon Appetit, Marcus Samuelsson, Samuelsson, Matthew Kenney, Metropolitan Museum of Art 's Costume Institute, Positive News, Fabián von Hauske, Green Matters Vogue Vegan Food Living Lead



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