In Praise of Caves

In Praise of Caves: Organic Architecture Projects from Mexico by Carlos Lazo, Mathias Goeritz, Juan O’Gorman, and Javier Senosiain features a selection of projects and site-specific installationsby these four artist–architects that explore the adaptation of natural structures to modern living, the practical and environmental benefits of moving underground, and how humanity might reconnect with the essential…

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Noguchi Subscapes

Explore Isamu Noguchi’s particular interest in the unseen and hidden: invisible forces, subterranean structures and their makers, spatial metaphors for the unknown, and the inner recesses of the self. Forty unusual sculptures and designs invite visitors to look high and low and from different angles.

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Dan Flavin: Kornblee Gallery 1967

See re-creations of two groundbreaking exhibitions of light and color that Dan Flavin mounted in 1967 at New York’s Kornblee Gallery, then located at the nearby and architecturally similar 58 East 79th Street.

In one gallery, a series of six vertically oriented works in cool white light, each varying slightly from one another, punctuate…

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OUR ROOTS RUN DEEP: Finding Home in Chinatown

Using only cardboard and glue, Chinese American artist Warren King captures in exquisite beauty and detail everyday moments in nearby Chinatown. Distinctive life-sized sculptures, as well as smaller scale and wall-hanging pieces, depict local residents: women engaged in lively conversation, a hardworking fish vendor, players and spectators of an intense game of Chinese chess, and…

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Chiharu Shiota: Signs of Life

Go inside a spectacular site-specific installation and explore a series of previously unseen sculptures and drawings by Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota. Skillfully woven knotted white and red threads create fantastical scenes combining salvaged window frames, a piano, suitcases, books and used clothes. Look for evocative everyday objects – old suitcases, stained dolls, miniature furniture and…

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