Tag: Art

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How to fight Nazis with art

Surrealism and politics meet in The Last Days of New Paris.

/ December 5, 2016

On Judging Works of Art – The Esthetic Value of Originality, Authenticity, Uniqueness

Kirk Varnedoe Memorial Lectures JACQUELINE LICHTENSTEIN Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professor, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU Professor of Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art, Université Paris – Sorbonne The Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professorship brings a distinguished scholar to the Institute each...

/ November 22, 2016

Johann Joachim Winckelmann: The Transalpine Fantasy of Modern Paganism

Deutsches Haus at NYU, the NYU Department of German, and the Department of History at NYU present the conference “Johann Joachim Winckelmann: The Transalpine Fantasy of Modern Paganism.” This conference, anticipating the 300th anniversary of Johann Joachim Winckelmann’s birth in 2017, seeks to...

/ November 8, 2016

Massimiliano Gatti: The Day Memory Dissolved

Exhibition: An artistic perspective on endangered archaeological sites in the Middle East.

/ October 18, 2016

Race and the Invention of the Greek Profile: From Winckelmann to Warhol

The NYU Department of German and Deutsches Haus at NYU present “Race and the Invention of the Greek Profile: from Winckelmann to Warhol,” a lecture by Éric Michaud. We owe to Winckelmann the invention of the Griechische Profil which he...

/ October 14, 2016

Conversion / After Afghanistan

From the Goethe-Institut: “Berlin- and Hamburg-based costa compagnie, an open collaboration of artists at the intersection of documentary, dance, and performance, presents fragments from its piece Conversion / After Afghanistan, followed by an artist talk. Shortly before the International Security...

/ October 5, 2016

Boudry / Lorenz

From the Goethe-Institute: “Alongside live readings and an illustrated discussion on the aesthetics of war and conflict, artist duo Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz present a unique compilation of their latest moving-image installation works, including I Want (2015), a double-channel...

/ September 19, 2016

“Painting Tranquility” Gallery Tours

From Scandinavia House: Spend the afternoon at Scandinavia House exploring the exhibition Painting Tranquility: Masterworks by Vilhelm Hammershøi from SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark. Drawn from the extensive collection of SMK, the exhibition features a wide selection of...

/ March 26, 2016

“Painting Tranquility” Gallery Tours

From Scandinavia House: Spend the afternoon at Scandinavia House exploring the exhibition Painting Tranquility: Masterworks by Vilhelm Hammershøi from SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark. Drawn from the extensive collection of SMK, the exhibition features a wide selection of...

/ March 23, 2016

Opening: Dawn of Manned Space Exploration

An exhibit of photographs by Leonid Lazarev, the Russian photographer born in 1937. Opening at 6:00 pm. The exhibit runs through May 20. Exhibit hours 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Presented by the Kolodzei Art Foundation.

/ March 21, 2016