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Park Avenue Armory
The Art Show at Park Avenue Armory Returns to a Sparse Audience
Virtually everyone remarked on how quiet the fair was, with some reveling in this fact and others casting it plainly as a failure.
Meaningful Events to Honor Juneteenth in New York City
From Harlem to Brooklyn, from joyful dance to quiet reflection, here are eight ways to observe Juneteenth and recognize the enduring repercussions of slavery.
Rashaad Newsome’s Riveting Artistic Universe Continues to Expand
Using projections, artworks, spoken word, music, and dance, Newsome continues to push the boundaries of his artistic vision.
Carrie Mae Weems Assesses History in Real-Time
A tenuous relationship exists in Weems’s work between glamour and guts; yet neither attribute suffers on behalf of the other.
TEFAF 2019, Safe and Champagne-filled With a Few Elements of Surprise
Amid the current state of US politics, the latest fall edition of the fair offered a selection of mostly apolitical artworks as soothing as a BBC documentary.
Hito Steyerl’s Indictment of the Park Avenue Armory’s Ties to Gun Violence Misses Its Mark
An oracle of our end times, Steyerl is a crucial voice in a chorus of culture critics seeking to understand contemporary culture, but does her new installation on gun violence misfire?
Envisioning Inclusive, Soulful Spaces for Artists
Can the terms of the art world really change from competitive creative genius to notions of collective power and proximity?
Dancers, Artists, and Activists Reclaim Space at the First United Lenape Nations Pow Wow
Lenape community members, in partnership with Park Avenue Armory, host the first Lenape pow wow in Manhattan since their forced displacement in the 1700s.
A Jaunty Walk with Bach
The Six Brandenburg Concertos is a gorgeously lyrical piece that kept those concertos in my head humming and cheerfully tumbling days after I had seen the work.
Nick Cave Lets Go in a Performance that Is Part Confession, Part Celebration
In “The Let Go” at the Park Avenue Armory, the artist explores jubilation washed with spectacle and an undertow of anguish.
Culinary Delights and Other Fine Finds at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair
From a book about a cat’s ghost to vintage French recipes, there are plenty of unusual — and expensive — finds at this fair.