The Week Ahead: January 2-5 on the AVENUE

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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Leonard Bernstein at 100 at Lincoln Center

Through March 24

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York

Leonard Bernstein at 100 celebrates the centennial of America’s greatest classical composer and conductor, drawing from more than 150 photographs, personal items, papers, scores, correspondence, costumes, furniture and films.

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Closing Soon: Charles White—Leonardo da Vinci. Curated by David Hammons at MoMA

Through January 3

The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York 

Charles White taught drawing in Los Angeles from the mid-1960s until the end of his life, and mentored a generation of students, including David Hammons. This exhibition, curated by Hammons, includes White’s monumental work Black Pope (Sandwich Board Man) (1973), and a brush and ink drawing on blue prepared paper by the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, lent by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II from the British Royal Collection.

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Closing Soon: Leonard to Matisse at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Through January 7

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

This exhibition traces the development of European drawing from the Renaissance to the early 20th century through works by celebrated masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Dürer, Rembrandt, Tiepolo, Ingres, Seurat, and Matisse.

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As always, more week ahead ideas can be found on AVENUE’s Social Calendar.



Ask Mindy: The Great Escape

Mindy takes on vacations in this week's column

At Home

They’d Leave it All for Budapest

The Friends of the Budapest Festival Orchestra held their annual gala


Some Like it Haute at Phantom Thread Premiere

A screening and party for the new film on fashion and Daniel Day Lewis' swansong

by Debbie BancroftPhotographed by Billy Farrall