eventsAn identity crisis for the theater itself, Luigi Pirandello’s 1921 epitome of absurdism is a masterpiece of blurred dramatic lines, brought cleverly to life in this production from director Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota and Théâtre de la Ville, Paris.
October 29 — November 2, 2014
BAM Harvey Theater
eventsOver three nights, Sednaoui worked tirelessly along with thousands of other volunteers digging through the wreckage, desperately hoping to find survivors. He had brought along a small Ricoh camera, and in those moments when the workers would pause to listen for sounds that might help them locate a person who might have been trapped beneath a mountain of debris, he would take pictures. A stunning archive documenting the terrible beauty of that unreal landscape.
November 5, 2014 at 12 p.m.
9/11 Memorial Museum
eventsMonument to Cold War Victory is a conceptual project curated by the artist Yevgeniy Fiks and Stamatina Gregory, taking the form of an open-call, international competition for a public, commemorative work of art.
October 7 - November 7, 2014
eventsDavid Gordon talks with Valda Setterfield about the first accidental appearance and subsequent purposeful utilization in his movement and theater work, since 1974, of the pedestrian metal folding chair.
November 10 - 11, 2014
Interview with Karl Buchberg, Senior Conservator, and Jodi Hauptman, Senior Curator, with Samantha Friedman, Assistant Curator, on "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" an upcoming exhibition opening at the MoMA October 12 2014.
eventsJean-Daniel Lorieux’s work for the likes of Vogue, Dior, and Lanvin has turned fashion photography into sensual iconography. Jean-Daniel Lorieux’s camera acts as a third eye, focusing on what is most exquisite in the world. He captures idealized images of women, glorifying them from dawn to dusk. Splendid, ethereal, and statuesque, these women inhabit a world created by Lorieux’s lens.
October 30 – December 6
FIAF French Institute / Alliance Française
eventsApocryphal Times is an exhibition that presents the work of eleven international artists who grapple with the ultimate-elusive concept of time. Among the eleven artists, the French artist Julien Salaud presents his work "Grotte Stellaire;” a dark dome within which he draws images reminiscent of Paleolithic Cave Paintings with cotton threads illuminated by black light.
October 30 - December 13, 2014