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In the 1940’s and 50’s while Superman and Wonder Woman reigned supreme, they still had to share space with dozens of characters, Little Lulu, Dennis the Menace, Scrooge McDuck and many more.  Recently, Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly published “The Toon Treasury of Classic Children’s Comics,” a collection of some of these best loved titles.  […]

Philippe de Montebello interviews Joan Rosenbaum, the director of the Jewish Museum for the last 25 years. Joan describes the mission of the museum and describes how the 800 objects in their world class collection try to define what the essential elements and ideas are of the Jewish experience in the world.

In this SundayArts Choice get a look into a world filled with creatures, monsters, and mad doctors. Ron Magliozzi, assistant curator in the Department of Film at MoMA, gives a tour of the Tim Burton exhibit, a retrospective featuring his early work as well as a large number of his unrealized projects.

Philippe de Montebello interviews Dr. Jennifer Chi of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, an institution located right across the street from the Metropolitan Museum of Art on 84th Street. They discuss the institute’s mission to view ancient civilizations from a vertical viewpoint and an exhibition on civilizations that grew up in […]

Mason Klein, curator of fine arts at the Jewish Museum, gives a tour of the exhibition Alias Man Ray: The Art of Reinvention. Man Ray, as one of the iconic figures of the avant-garde of the 20th century, recast the concept of artistic identity – as a poet, as a painter, as a photographer, as […]

Herman Eberhardt, museum curator at the Franklin Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, gives a tour of the FDR and the Sea exhibition at the South Street Seaport Museum in this SundayArts Choice. See a different side of FDR through his extensive naval and maritime collection, hobbies, and correspondance.

This coming year marks the 75th anniversary of The Frick Collection, the beloved museum housed in one of New York City’s remaining Gilded-Age mansions on Fifth Avenue. To celebrate this milestone, the Frick has created an entirely new visitor education film, which replaces a seventeen-year-old production. The film will air daily, three times every hour. […]

Visit the old Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum to see the home of Pieter and his wife Grietje built and passed onto eight generations of their descendants over 350 years, now the oldest house in New York City,  and learn about the early Dutch colony and about the farmhouses of Kings County. Lucie Chin, Senior Docent at […]

Deborah Cullen, the director of curatorial programs at El Museo del Barrio presents a tour of the exhibit Nexus New York – Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis. The exhibition is for their grand reopening, celebrating their 40th anniversary and presents Latin-American and Spanish-Caribbean artists who were in New York in the early 20th century […]

Virtuoso saxophonist, composer, arranger and conductor Paquito D’Rivera is one of the most important figures in the history of Latin Jazz, one of two artists to ever win Grammy’s in both the classical and jazz categories. Rafael Pi Roman spoke with Paquito about his music and his life at the legendary Blue Note, in New […]

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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.
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