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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 […]

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.

Moore in America: Monumental Sculpture at The New York Botanical Garden is the largest outdoor exhibition of Henry Moore’s artwork ever presented in a single venue in the United States, and has been extended through January 11, 2009. Twenty major Moore sculptures are positioned throughout the Garden’s 250 acres and among its 50 gardens and […]

The New York Historical Society showcases more than 100 famous paintings by artists of the Hudson River School together, including Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, John F. Kensett, Jasper F. Cropsey and Albert Bierstadt, in a series of exhibitions drawn from the Society’s extraordinary American art collection. “School”, in this sense, refers to a group […]

The Eldridge Street Synagogue on the Lower East Side is a place where thousands worshiped, but which time and indifference almost destroyed. This is the story of a landmark building that would have been destroyed had it not been for the efforts of a few dedicated preservationists.

Envisioned as a dynamic learning resource for scholars and the general public alike, the unique design of the Luce Center allows visitors a behind-the-scenes look at a working museum collection. New acoustiguides are also periodically added to this versatile display space. The wealth of significant objects housed in the Luce Center their power to fascinate, […]

The Museum of Arts and Design’s Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary is the inaugural exhibition at the Museum of Arts & Design for it’s opening in a new building at 2 Columbus Circle in September 2008. The exhibition features work by 50 international established and emerging artists from all five continents who create objects and […]

One of the most recognizable works by the most important German painter of the 19th Century is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. “Two Men Contemplating the Moon” is the third version of one of Caspar David Friedrich’s most famous paintings; the first (1819) is in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden, and the second (ca. 1824) is […]

The new Museum of Arts and Design at 2 Columbus Circle opened to the public in September 2008. Located at the southwest corner of Central Park, the museum is a vibrant and engaging cultural center like no other institution in the city. Offering more than double the exhibition space of it’s previous location on 53rd […]

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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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