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SundayArts News 6/5/2011
Posted: June 6th, 2011
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“Vienna 1900: Style and Identity”
The museum’s name, which means “new gallery,” was party inspired by Vienna’s famous Neue Galerie which in the early twentieth century was one of the most important places to see the work of artists like Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. Today, the Neue Galerie New York is the American home to some of the finest examples of German and Austrian art by these and other artists.

Currently on view at the Neue Galerie is “Vienna 1900: Style and Identity.” The exhibition follows the development of a specifically modern Viennese sense of identity. Featured artists include Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Otto Wagner, and Josef Hoffmann, through August 8.

SummerStage

From June to September, the SummerStage festival will bring over 100 performances to eighteen parks throughout the five boroughs. New this year is SummerStage Kids, the city’s first international family festival.

“Anything Goes”

Chances are good that the play will walk away next weekend with a Tony for best revival of a musical. But it’s Sutton Foster’s portrayal of nightclub evangelist Reno Sweeney that has critics pegging her as the frontrunner for this year’s award for leading actress in a musical.  “Anything Goes” recently extended it run to January of next year.


Trisha Brown Dance Company

To mark the culmination of the company’s 40th anniversary celebration, Trisha Brown’s seminal “Roof Piece” will be performed next weekend on top of buildings in the southern section of the High Line. It is the first time the work has been performed in its original context, outdoors on rooftops, since its premiere in 1971. Performances of “Roof Piece” begin at 7 pm on June 9, 10, and 11, with an additional performance on June 11 at 5 pm.



“La Magia de la Danza”
The company presents “La Magia de la Danza”, a program devoted to 19th century classics in the grand romantic tradition with selections from some of the best-known classical ballets. The program’s finale is an excerpt from “Gottschalk Symphony,” choreographed by Alonso. The Ballet Nacional de Cuba peforms at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House June 8 through the 11.



“Warhol and Cars”
”Warhol and Cars” at the Montclair Art Museum features more than 40 drawings, paintings, prints and photographs tracing the development of Warhol’s work with cars from the 1940s to the 1980s. On view until June 19.


Museum Mile Festival
The city’s biggest block party kicks off on June 14 for the 33rd annual Museum Mile Festival with the Neue Galerie hosting the opening festivities from its front steps.

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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.