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AVENUE September Arts Calendar

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
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Those summer vacation days may have come to an end, but you can still unwind with some great art around New York City. Here are some exhibits and events going around town during September.


The Met Fifth Avenue


Through February 13: Power and Piety: Islamic Talismans on the Battlefield


Through October 24: Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Met Collection


1000 Fifth Avenue


212.535.7710


metmuseum.org




MoMA
Kai Althoff. Untitled. 1978. Offset lithograph. 6 1/8 x 7 1/2” (15.5 x 19 cm). Collection the artist © Kai Althoff

 


MOMA


Through October 2: Bruce Conner: It’s All True


Through January 8: Tony Oursler: Imponderable


Through February 12: Teiji Furuhashi: Lovers


September 18 – January 22: Kai Althoff: and then leave me to the common swifts


11 West 53rd Street


212.708.9400


moma.org




MAD
Institute For Figuring’s Crochet Coral Reef project, 2005–ongoing. 1688px x 2250px. Photo courtesy of the Institute For Figuring



Museum of Arts and Design


September 15 – January 22: Crochet Coral Reef: TOXIC SEAS


2 Columbus Circle, New York


212.299.7777


madmuseum.org


The Rubin Museum of Art


September 16 – January 9: Monumental Lhasa: Fortress, Palace, Temple


150 West 17th Street


212.620.5000


rubinmuseum.org




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Felix-Gonzales Torres “Untitled” (USA Today) , 1990. Candies individually wrapped in red, silver and blue cellophane endless supply. Overall dimensions vary with installation. Ideal weight: 300 lbs. Installation view of Felix-Gonzales Torres: Specific Objects without Specific Form, Museum Für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt Germany, January 28 – March 14, 2011. Photo: Axel Schneider, Frankfurt Am Main.



The Jewish Museum


September 16 – February 5: Take Me (I’m Yours)


1109 Fifth Avenue


212.423.3200


thejewishmuseum.org


Whitney Museum of Art


September 16 – January 2: Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight


July 26 – October 31: Sophia Al-Maria: Black Friday


99 Gansevoort Street


212.570.3600


whitney.org


Hirschl & Adler


September 8 – October 8: Outside the Lines: American Abstraction in the 20th Century


730 Fifth Avenue


212.535.8810


hirschadler.com


Gagosian Gallery


September 20 – October 29: Georg Baselitz: Jumping Over My Shadow


522 West 21st Street


212.741.1717


gagosian.com




A fine and rare gold cast ornamental plaque Warring States Period
Intricately cast and detailed, the plaque centered with a pair of intertwined creatures with scaly bodies supported on two hollow struts rising out of further intertwined bodies issuing composite heads or groups of heads on eight other hollow struts, the reverse showing concave surfaces to the intertwined bodies and circular openings to the struts traces of burial soil and black casting compound or adhesive. 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 3 1/8in (2 x 7 x 8cm) overall dimensions 124 grams Estimate: US$30,000-50,000



Bonhams:


September 12: Chinese Works of Art


10 a.m. A Taste of the Remarkable: the John and Celeste Fleming Collection

of Chinese Furniture and Works of Art


11 a.m. Chinese Snuff Bottles from American Collections


1 p.m. Chinese Paintings and Works of Art


September 20: Exploration and Travel


580 Madison Avenue


212.644.9001


bonhams.com


Christie’s 


September 13: Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art


20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York


212.636.2000


christies.com


Cheim & Read


September 8 – October 22: Lynda Benglis: New Work


547 West 25th Street


212.242.7727


cheimread.com




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