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Wednesday
Jun192013

Italian Renaissance and Baroque Bronze Sculpture

May 21–November 17, 2013 - Metropolitan Museum Of Art - New York
In celebration of the recently published catalogue of Robert Lehman's collection of European sculpture and metalwork, this exhibition presents a selection of Italian bronze sculpture of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, displayed as a group for the first time. Featuring bronze casts after models created by masters such as Severo da Ravenna and Desiderio da Firenze, this selection includes independent figural (more)
Thursday
Apr112013

RARE ITALIAN STRINGED INSTRUMENTS

until June 30, 2013 - Metropolitan Museum Of Art -New York

A spectacular musical instrument collection assembled by Sau-Wing Lam (1923-1988) is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is the first time that works from the renowned Lam Collection will be on public display in the (more)

Thursday
Mar282013

PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA IN AMERICA

Feb 12 – May 19, 2013 - The Frick Collection - 1 East 70th St. - New York

The Frick Collection is presenting the first monographic exhibition in the United States on Piero della Francesca, bringing together seven works, including six panels from the Sant’Agostino altarpiece — the largest number from this masterwork ever reassembled for display. These are joined by the Virgin and Child Enthroned with Four Angels, Piero's only intact altarpiece in this country. (more)

Sunday
Feb242013

JAY DEFEO: A RETROSPECTIVE

Feb 28 – June 2, 2013 - Whitney Museum - 945 Madison Avenue - New York

This retrospective is the definitive exhibition to date of the work of Jay DeFeo (1929—1989). At the outset of her career in the 1950s, DeFeo was at the center of a vibrant community of Beat artists, poets, and musicians in San Francisco. Although she is best known for her monumental, almost two-thousand-pound painting The Rose (more)
Monday
Sep242012

BERNINI: SCULPTING IN CLAY 

October 3, 2012 – January 6, 2013 - Metropolitan Museum Of Art -New York
Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Naples, 7 December 1598 – Rome, 28 November 1680) was a sculptor, painter, architect, dramatist and set designer who dominated the European Baroque art world of the seventeenth century. His passionate and dramatic large sculptures were at the beginning clay models, and we will have the unique opportunity to see 40 of them at the MET this Fall. (more)

 

Monday
Sep242012

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings

Oct 2, 2012 - Jan 27, 2013 - The Frick Collection - 1 East 70th Street - New York

In keeping with its tradition of exhibiting masterworks from collections outside of New York, the Frick will present 58 Andrea Mantegna's drawings from The Courtauld Gallery, London. "Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings"exhibition marks the first time that so many of the principal drawings in The Courtauld’s renowned collection — one of Britain’s most important — have been made available for loan. (more)
Monday
Sep242012

WWII & NYC

October 05, 2012 - May 27, 2013 - The New-York Historical Society - 170 Central Park West – New York

When World War II broke out, New York was a cosmopolitan, heavily immigrant city, whose people had real stakes in the war and strongly held opinions. WWII & NYC will explore the impact of the war on the metropolis, which played a critical role in the national war effort, and how the city was forever changed. The presence of troops, the inflow of refugees, the wartime industries, the dispatch of fleets, and the dissemination of news and propaganda from media outlets, changed New York, giving its customary commercial and creative bustle a military flavor. (more)

Wednesday
Sep192012

Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Nov 20, 2012 – Jan 6, 2013 - Metropolitan Museum Of Art - New York

The Museum continues a longstanding holiday tradition with the presentation of its Christmas tree, a favorite of New Yorkers and visitors from around the world. A vivid eighteenth-century Neapolitan Nativity scene—embellished with a profuse array of diminutive, lifelike attendant figures and silk-robed angels hovering above—adorns the candlelit spruce. (more)