Hosted by Dean for the Humanities Una Chaudhuri, this reception will honor artist Sara Cameron Sunde and her performance 36.5 / NEW YORK ESTUARY with discussions by NYU faculty and 36.5 collaborators, followed by a screening of Sunde's new durational video artwork on the outside eastern wall of Bobst Library. In-person only.
Join us for the opening reception of Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s.
Join us for the opening reception of Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection.
Join us for the opening reception of Art after Stonewall, 1969–1989.
NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960 portrays life in Italy before, during, and after World War II through the lens of photography. While neorealism has largely been associated with literary and cinematic depictions of dire postwar economic conditions, this exhibition draws attention to the period’s many photographers. NeoRealismo features approximately 175 photographs by over […]
Landscapes after Ruskin: Redefining the Sublime explores contemporary painting, photography, sculpture, and video through the lens of influential English art critic and social thinker John Ruskin (1819–1900), who argued that the artist’s principal responsibility is “truth to nature.” For Ruskin, this “truth” was more than just a technical representation of the natural world on canvas but […]
The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal is the first U.S. museum exhibition to present the extraordinary drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal (Spain, 1852–1934), the father of modern neuroscience. Cajal’s astonishing depictions of the brain—which combine cutting-edge scientific knowledge with consummate draftsmanship—offer much greater clarity than photographs, so much so that […]
Image: John Cohen, Red Grooms transporting artwork to Reuben Gallery, New York, 1960 (detail). Courtesy the photographer and L. Parker Stephenson, New York. © John Cohen