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SUNDAYARTS VIDEO : Art Exhibits

Into the Sunset: Photography’s Image of the American West examines how photography has pictured the idea of the American West from 1850 to the present. Photography’s development coincided with the exploration and the settlement of the West, and their simultaneous rise resulted in a complex association that has shaped the perception of the West’s physical [...]

KRAZY! at the Japan Society Gallery is New York’s first major show dedicated to the Japanese phenomenon of Anime, Manga, and Video Games—three forms of contemporary visual art that are exercising a huge influence on an entire generation of American youth. The exhibition, organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery, is presented in an environment designed [...]

Philippe de Montebello interviews William Griswold, director of The Morgan Library & Museum. In this SundayArts profile, learn about the collections of Pierpont Morgan, the founder of the Morgan Library, the rare and important manuscripts housed in the library, and get a tour of the Morgan’s historic architecture.

In this SundayArts choice, Associate Curator Judith F. Dolkart shows you her favorite pieces in the Brooklyn Museum exhibition Gustave Caillebotte: Impressionist Paintings from Paris to the Sea. This show marks first major showing of the artist’s oeuvre in New York in over thirty years. In addition to the well-known Parisian cityscapes that have traditionally [...]

The Tenement Museum tell the stories of 97 Orchard Street. Built on Manhattan’s Lower East Side in 1863, this tenement apartment building was home to nearly 7000 working class immigrants. They faced challenges we understand today: making a new life, working for a better future, starting a family with limited means. In recognizing the importance [...]

Donna De Salvo walks us through her favorite pieces in the new exhibit at the Whitney Museum of Art, a retrospective of Jenny Holzer’s work titled “Protect Protect.” Jenny Holzer’s pioneering approach to language as a carrier of content and her use of nontraditional media and public settings as vehicles for that content make her [...]

Ellen V. Futter (born September 21, 1949) is president of the American Museum of Natural History. In this profile, Neal Shapiro, president of Thirteen/WNET, interviews Futter on the interdisciplinary scope of the American Museum of Natural History, her proudest moments while acting as the museum’s president, how she strives to improve science education, the process [...]

The Fragonard Room is the setting for an ensemble of canvases by Fragonard and a remarkable group of French furniture of the eighteenth century. Four of these canvases — The Pursuit, The Meeting, The Lover Crowned, and Love Letters — were commissioned by Madame Du Barry, mistress of Louis XV, for a new pavilion in [...]

In this SundayArts segment get a look at the original art that went into the famous comic book by Alan Moore and the recent movie based on the book at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art. On view are photographs by Clay Enos of the Watchmen movie cast and original artwork from the graphic [...]

Protecting the Word: Bookbindings of the Morgan presents a selection of outstanding works from the collection. Highlights include a bejeweled eighth-century binding used on the famous Lindau Gospels, a magnificent seventh-to-eighth ­century Coptic work, and a seventeenth-century English Bible and prayer book in stump work embroidery. Together, these and approximately 50 additional works in the [...]

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SundayArts is made possible in part by First Republic Bank and by the Rubin Museum of Art. Funding for SundayArts is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, The Paul and Irma Milstein Foundation, The Philip & Janice Levin Foundation, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Jody and John Arnhold, and The Lemberg Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.