THIRTEEN’s NYC-ARTS Profiles Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier

Air date: 02/07/2019

THIRTEEN’s NYC-ARTS Profiles Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier

The program will also spotlight the new Andy Warhol exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art

On February 7, NYC-ARTS will profile photographer and video artist LaToya Ruby Frazier. An Associate Professor of Photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a MacArthur Fellow, Frazier’s work in photography, video and performance builds a visual archive that address social issues, from industrialism to family and communal history.

Frazier’s project with residents of Flint, Michigan, documenting the effects of the ongoing water crisis there, appeared in Elle Magazine in 2016.  Her work addressing environmental justice, healthcare inequity and racism has recently appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic.  Her photographs also can be found in the Brooklyn Museum, MoMA, and the Whitney, as well as other international private and public collections.

Also on February 7, NYC-ARTS will take viewers inside the “Andy Warhol – From A to B and Back Again” exhibition on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art through March 31. Celebrating the life and work of the artist and pop culture icon, the exhibition is the first Warhol retrospective organized by a U.S. institution since 1989, and builds on a wealth of new materials, research and scholarship that has emerged since the artist’s untimely death.

NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN’s weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of the greater New York City region.

Co-hosted by New York Emmy Award winners Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn, with events around town reported by Christina HaNYC-ARTS showcases both world-renowned and local, community-based arts organizations.

See below for a full detailing of February’s NYC-ARTS lineup.

The program airs on Thursday nights at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN and is also available to stream on NYC-ARTS.org on Friday mornings. Encore presentations generally follow on Sundays at 12 noon on THIRTEEN; Tuesdays at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. on WLIW21; and Saturdays at 7 p.m. on NJTV.

 

Thursday, February 7

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #424

Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier is the subject of this week’s feature/profile. The program also features “Andy Warhol – From A to B and Back Again” on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art through March 31 and MTA: Music Under New York multi-instrumentalist, Marc Mueller, who performs under the name StreetMule.

 

Thursday, February 14

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #425

Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. Artist Jeffrey Gibson and tap dancer Ayodele Casel are profiled on this week’s program.  Jane’s Carousel, located in Brooklyn Bridge Park, is the subject of this week’s choice segment.

 

Thursday, February 21

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #426

Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. Correspondent Christina Ha, located at the Brooklyn Museum, reports on various cultural events.

 

Thursday, February 28

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #427

Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. The InterSchool Orchestras of New York, a music education and performance program for underserved students, is the subject of this week’s feature profile. Correspondent Christina Ha, located at the Brooklyn Museum, reports on various cultural events.

 

NYC-ARTS is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET, one of America’s most prolific and respected public media providers.

Executive Producer: David Horn. Editorial Director: Joan Hershey. Supervising Producer: Mitch Owgang. Senior Producer: Bob Morris. For the digital platforms, Chief Digital Officer: Dan Greenberg. Director of Digital Production: Chris Mather.

NYC-ARTS is made possible in part by First Republic Bank.  Major funding for NYC-ARTS is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, Jody and John Arnhold, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, the Estate of Cecile Fox, the Jean Dubinsky Appleton Estate, The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and the Elroy and Terry Krumholz 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.

 

Visit the NYC-ARTS Web site at NYC-ARTS.org for additional information.

 

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ABOUT WNET

WNET is America’s flagship PBS station: parent company of New York’s THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, the statewide public media network in New Jersey. Through its new ALL ARTS multi-platform initiative, its broadcast channels, three cable services (THIRTEEN PBSKids, Create and World) and online streaming sites, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than five million viewers each month. WNET produces and presents a wide range of acclaimed PBS series, including Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, and the nightly interview program Amanpour and Company. In addition, WNET produces numerous documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings, as well as multi-platform initiatives addressing poverty and climate. Through THIRTEEN Passport and WLIW Passport, station members can stream new and archival THIRTEEN, WLIW and PBS programming anytime, anywhere.

About NYC-ARTS

NYC-ARTS aims to increase awareness of New York City’s nonprofit cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors—from children to adults, and teenagers to senior citizens. NYC-ARTS promotes cultural groups’ activities and events to tri-state, national and international audiences through nonprint media, using new technologies as they develop. Through television, Web sites, mobile applications and social media, NYC-ARTS nurtures New York City’s position as a thriving cultural capital of the world, one that has both world-renowned institutions and those that are focused on local communities.