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Legendary filmmaker Agnès Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed French photographer and muralist, JR, co-direct this enchanting film.
Together they travel around the villages of France, meeting locals and producing epic-size portraits of them. The photos are prominently displayed on the sides of houses, barns, storefronts, and trains. Faces Places documents these heart-warming encounters as well as the unlikely friendship they form along the way.
Faces Places is screening in select theaters beginning October 6.
“Unforgettable” — The New York Times
“Sheer perfection” — Rolling Stone
“Magnificently moving, funny and altogether wonderful. Agnès Varda and JR are a screen duo for the ages” — Indiewire
Archeologists can now prove the Vikings made landfall in the Americas hundreds of years before Columbus reached the Bahamas.
This week, the National Gallery of Art finally acquired a major work by Faith Ringgold, the director of The Velvet Underground talks film, North America’s Hindu Nationalist problem, canceling legacy admissions, and more.
No Vacancy, curated by Jody Graf, will be on view from October 26 through November 8 at the school’s Kellen Gallery in New York City.
Sculptures of Oaxacan alebrijes, envisioned as guardians of the nation’s immigrant community, and catrinas, Day of the Dead skeletons, are now at Rockefeller Center.
“I am trying to keep the immediacy of my emotional experience while I’m painting.”
Art by Athena LaTocha, Wendy Red Star, Marianne Nicolson, Anita Fields, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith & Neal Ambrose-Smith, and more is on view through January 2022.
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Nowhere in the museums’ advertising blitzkrieg for the performance were we told to bring our wildfire-season masks as well as our covid masks, and covid masks don’t prevent smoke inhalation.