Eiko & Koma Debut Their New Site-Specific Dance, Water, to Kick Off Lincoln Center Out of Doors

River at Night by Eiko & Koma

While a concert was wrapping up at Damrosch Park, hundreds of spectators gathered around the Paul Milstein Pool on the other side of the Metropolitan Opera House to witness the premiere of Water, a site-specific dance performance by Eiko & Koma that kicked off the start of Lincoln Center Out of Doors. The two performers draped in white … Continue reading

Last Chance to See David Zink Yi at Hauser & Wirth Through July 29

Untitled (Architeuthis) (2010) by David Zink Yi at Hauser & Wirth Gallery

This Summer Hauser & Wirth presented the first New York City solo exhibition of Peru-born, Berlin-based artist David Zink Yi, titled ‘Pneuma’. The piece de resistance of the exhibition is a room-filling, 16-foot long, 660-pound, breathtaking, ceramic sculpture of a squid sprawled across the floor and surrounded by a pool of its own ink. The work is so large that to create … Continue reading

Last Chance to catch Willem de Kooning: The Figure: Movement and Gesture at Pace

Willem de Kooning, 1972, photograph by Hans Namuth

There’s only a few days left to catch Willem de Kooning: The Figure: Movement and Gesture, on view at Pace Galleries 57th street location through July 29, 2011. This is the first exhibition at Pace devoted to the artist since the gallery announced exclusive representation of the estate last fall. Willem de Kooning: The Figure: … Continue reading

Google Celebrates Alexander Calder’s Birthday with a Special Google Doodle

Screenshot of the Google doodle on July 22nd celebrating Alexander Calder's birthday.

I don’t know how I missed this but on July 22nd Google had a very special Google doodle on their homepage celebrating the 113th birthday of artist Alexander Calder. Google doodles are what it’s called each time Google changes the logo on their homepage to celebrate a special occasion, usually a holiday, important date in … Continue reading

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