September 7, 2012
September 7, 2012 09:00am - 11:00pm
Stop by Time Warner Center to see pop artist Romero Britto’s latest exhibit. Romero Britto (b.1963) is a Brazilian artist based in Miami. Born in the disadvantaged area of Recife, he was self-taught at an early age by painting on surfaces such as newspapers. In 1983, he traveled to Paris where he was introduced to the work of Matisse and Picasso. He combined influences from cubism with pop to create a vibrant and iconic style that The New York Times describes, “exudes warmth, optimism and love.”
September 7, 2012 10:00am - 06:00pm
This exhibition looks at the transitional period in hand press bookmaking through 14 Bibles printed between 1455 and 1525. As the era progressed, printers and other craftsmen involved in the production of a printed volume began to experiment with the possibilities hand press production afforded to create innovative, elegant books. Focusing on Gothic bindings and the structure of a selection of books drawn from the Rare Bible Collection a MOBIA, conservator Clare Manias explores regional differences in the volumes' styles, production, and form illustrating that printed books have stories to tell and are much more than what's between the covers. Tickets for Seniors and Students $4.00.
September 7, 2012 10:00am - 06:00pm
Illustrating one of the most celebrated Renaissance themes, Bartolo di Fredi’s (c. 1330-1410) Adoration of the Magi will be reunited in this groundbreaking exhibition. The three known surviving panels of this Siense master’s unrivaled altarpiece are considered by many to be among Bartolo’s finest works. Composed of a monumental central panel depicting a tender visit of the Magi to the Christ Child, his Crucifixion and the mourning it brings, “Adoration of the Magi” by Bartolo di Fredi: A Masterpiece Reconstructed permits an in-depth study of this oft-depicted Christian narrative. Tickets for Seniors and Students $4.00.
September 7, 2012 11:00am - 09:00pm
Featuring objects of Islamic art from the spectacular Honolulu home of philanthropist and art collector Doris Duke presented with new works by six contemporary artists of Islamic background who were in residence there. This exhibition was organized by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.
September 7, 2012 07:00pm
Swing University (Education for Adults), Fall Term Registration Starts July 9. Swing University explains jazz, its development, and how to be an effective listener. Class members learn how to follow song form, understand the roles of soloists within the ensemble in a jazz performance, and explore the significant events in the music's history. Taught with the help of special guest lecturers, Swing University offers a wide range of courses to suit all jazz lovers from novices to jazz cats. Single tickets available for all classes. For questions on pricing or enrollment, call 212-258-9922 or email email@example.com. Online reservations begin July 1, 2012.Wed, Sep 19, 6:30pm
The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio at Frederick P. Rose Hall.Join Phil Schaap and other Swing University instructors in kicking off the fall term at the Swing University Open House.
Featuring live music from Swing University instructor and early jazz specialist Terry Waldo, who will perform several W.C. Handy compositions in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the publishing of Handy's composition "Memphis Blues," this event will introduce you to Swing University faculty and give you an overview of courses being offered this fall.
September 7, 2012 07:00pm - 09:00pm
Doors open 6:30pm Suggested donation: $5, includes snacks and beverages Moderator: Chris Everett Writer-director Stanley Kubrick's powerful anti-war statement stars Kirk Douglas as Col. Dax, the commander of a weary regiment of French army soldiers stationed along the western front during World War I. When French generals order the regiment to carry out what amounts to a suicide mission against heavy German fire, some of the men refuse. But when the army tries three of the soldiers on charges of cowardice, Dax acts as their defense attorney Entry to our 100-year-old building and meeting rooms is available for most wheelchair users with prior arrangements. Please call ahead (212-874-5210 x 107) for setup of our portable system and plan to arrive one hour before start time.