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Devorah Sperber is a visual artist who uses thread spools and other everyday items to represent pixels of well-known images. Her work explores the links between art, science and technological change. In this SundayArts Process, she demonstrates the making of a large-scale piece, and discusses the tricks of perception in viewing it.

The Boucher Room at The Frick Collection was previously installed on the second floor of the house as Mrs. Frick’s sitting room. It was long assumed that Madame de Pompadour, mistress to King Louis XV and a great patron of the arts, commissioned the paintings in this room for her chateau at Crécy. Today The [...]

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET Salome Promo Finnish soprano Karita Mattila reprises her acclaimed portrayal of the title role in Jürgen Flimm’s thrilling production of Strauss’ masterpiece. Patrick Summers conducts.

No other modernist painter melded the traditions of Jewish Hasidism, eastern Orthodoxy, and western catholic tradition into such dramatically rich and personally significant expressions of biblical narratives. From his White Russian youth in Vitebsk to his professional life as a painter in Paris, Chagall recorded in his graphic works and paintings symbolic elements derived from [...]

New SundayArts host Paula Zahn interviews the renowned pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim. Playing piano and conducting are his lifelong passions. He recently retired after 15 years as the conductor for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Currently he is the Berlin State Opera’s music director and principle guest conductor at Milan’s La Scala. Barenboim recently performed [...]

His nose knows, and so do New York’s toughest critics. Assessing Kevin Kline’s foray into the treacherous waters of Broadway as Edmond Rostand’s proboscisly challenged 17th-century warrior-poet Cyrano de Bergerac, The New Yorker summed it up for all: “Kevin Kline is sensational.” The sold-out limited-engagement, which also starred Jennifer Garner and Daniel Sunjata, closed last [...]

Stage, screen and recording legend Julie Andrews rings in the new year as the host of the annual holiday celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic. In the stately splendor of Vienna’s Musikverein, Daniel Barenboim leads a rousing program of Strauss favorites, including the breathless “Eljen a Magyar” polka, the “Radetzky March” and the beloved “Blue Danube” waltz. This year also [...]

The Richard Tucker Opera Gala concert from New York’s Lincoln Center features celebrated stars such as Renee Fleming, Joyce DiDonato, Simon Keenlyside, Diana Damrau and others singing popular pieces by Mozart, Verdi, Rossini, Wagner and Bernstein. Maestro Asher Fisch conducts members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and the New York Choral Society.

Joan Miro: Painting and Anti-Painting 1927–1937 at MoMA is the first major museum exhibition to identify the core practices and strategies Miró used to attack and reinvigorate painting between 1927 and 1937, a transformative decade within his long career. Taking his notorious claim—“I want to assassinate painting” —as its point of departure, the exhibition explores [...]

David Finckel and Wu Han are a power couple in American music. Co-artistic directors of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, they also have impressive solo careers and their own record label.

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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.