• Unpacking the Layers of Toyin Ojih Odutola: To Wander Determined

    When visitors step into the Whitney’s first-floor gallery, which currently houses Toyin Ojih Odutola: To Wander Determined, they risk forgetting that they are standing in a museum. There is a softness to the space that distances it from the rest of the building, its warm lighting and the pink color of the walls evoking a feeling of intimacy that is…

  • Experience Performa 11: Live Performances and Classes

    by Tina Orlandini Thanks to Performa 11, the only biennial dedicated to exhibiting contemporary works of performance art, November in New York City is filled with brilliant performances that combine the aesthetic value of visual art and the brilliance of experimental music, dance, and theater with subtle yet poignant social and political nuances. Although all of the performances deserve to…

  • 3.11.11

    Poetry Lab at Cabinet: “William Carlos Williams: Anatomy of a Poem” Date: Friday, 11 March 2011, 7–9 pm Location: Cabinet, 300 Nevins Street, Brooklyn (map and directions here) FREE. No RSVP necessary Organized by D. Graham Burnett & Jeff Dolven Does a poem have parts? Organs? Systems? How do they fit together? And can they be teased apart? On Friday,…

  • On the Horizon: Asian Contemporary Art Week

    ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK is coming up in New York!  The title of the program is a bit of a misnomer, as the event spans from March 21 through March 31, 2011.  Engaging both galleries and museums in the New York area, the ACAW features a broad range of public programs, including artist talks, gallery openings and receptions, lectures, performances…

  • I <3 NY Museums

    For those of you without a student membership in the AAM…Kyle Chayka at Hyperallergic just noted a great online chart of major NYC museums by Dan Nguyen, with a special focus on the hours that entry to these museums is free and/or for a suggested donation!

  • 2.28.11

    Images, Copyrights and Publishing Panel February 28, 5:00-7:00 pm Melissa Brown, IP and Copyright Librarian, NYU Libraries Monica McCormick, Program Officer for Digital Scholarly Publishing, NYU Libraries and NYU Press Beatrice Rehl, Humanities and Social Sciences Editor, Cambridge University Press Reservations required. Please email ifagsa[dot]exec[at]gmail[dot]com with “Publishing” in the subject line.