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SUNDAYARTS VIDEO : Art Exhibits

The Sports Museum of America is the first museum to pay tribute to the history and excitement of all sports. It has partnered with more than 50 single sport Halls of Fame, national governing bodies, private collectors and other top athletic organizations to showcase inspiring exhibits, memorabilia, stories and heroes that resonate with fans of [...]

In this SundayArts profile, Thirteen/WNET president Neal Shapiro interviews Glenn D. Lowry, director of the Museum of Modern Art. Recently reappointed as director, MoMA’s permanent collection has grown significantly under Lowry through acquisitions of major works by Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miro, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, Philip Guston, Eva Hesse, Lee Bontecou, [...]

In this SundayArts Choice we have two selections from the Rubin Museum of Art. One of the pieces, The Wheel of Life, depicts the cycle of rebirth from Tibetan Buddhist mythology. The painting includes images of gods, demi-gods, demons, humans, animals, and angry spirits in a constant cycle of life struggling to eventually reach enlightenment. [...]

Discover the exquisite beauty of kiku — meticulously cultivated chrysanthemums, a traditional Japanese art never before seen on this scale outside Japan. This is the most elaborate flower show and cultural exhibition ever presented by the Garden in its 116-year history. Learn more about the New York Botanical Garden.

Our SundayArts Choice centers around Klimt’s famous painting of Adele Bloch-Bauer in the exhibit Klimt: The Ronald S. Lauder and Serge Sabarsky Collections. In 1903, Klimt visited the Byzantine mosaics at Ravenna, Italy, and was impressed by these exquisite works, in which the figure of the Empress Theodora is rendered in a bejeweled setting inlaid [...]

Comprising a film retrospective, a gallery installation, live concerts, and a panel discussion, Jazz Score celebrates some of the best original jazz composed for the cinema from the 1950s to the present. The film retrospective opens on April 17 with a weeklong theatrical run of Arthur Penn’s Mickey One, and continues with fiction features, experimental [...]

Since Jacob Riis first took photos of the slums on Mulberry Street in the 1890s, artists and reformers have used the Lower East Side to make social statements about the people who lived there. In the late 1930s, a young photographer named Rebecca Lepkoff simply went out into the streets and took pictures of the [...]

This exhibition displays a scene in downtown Brooklyn made around 1820 by the important early landscape painter Francis Guy (1760–1820). Representing the bustling village on a winter day, these monumental paintings have become iconic images of early-nineteenth-century Brooklyn. In Winter Scene, Guy carefully delineated Brooklyn’s busy intersections and distinctive architecture, as well as the diversity [...]

Last summer, public outcry forced New York City officials to reconsider regulations that might have required even the most casual of tourist-photographers to obtain a permit and $1 million in liability insurance to photograph or film in the streets of the city. A majority of the objectors felt that the proposed regulations threatened First Amendment [...]

Asa Ames is a mysterious and tragic figure. The young sculptor died from consumption when he was 27 years, 7 months, and 7 days old. Though his own life was short, he immortalized family members and neighbors in the vicinity of Evans, Erie County, New York, in a legacy of twelve three-dimensional portraits of children [...]

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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.