March 2019
      March 2019

      In Residence Blog

      5 Things You Didn’t Know About Carnevale in Venice

      Donning a mask is just the beginning.
      The masked revelry of Venice Carnevale is under way, but locals and regulars know that the real fun is still on the horizon. Here are five insider facts about this year's events

      A Hive of Activity Atop the Barclays Center

      The mission was to see the latest fast-food stop for the pollen-and-wax crowd, in three acres of green space added last month in Brooklyn.

      Secrets of New York City’s Grand Central Terminal

      Think you know the famed station well? These eleven tidbits may surprise you.

      Seafood Restaurants Cast a Wider Net for Sustainable Fish

      We’re going to teach you all about sustainable fish...

      12 Secrets of New York’s Central Park

      No natural landmark in New York City is as iconic as its beloved 843-acre park. As Columbia University professor Elizabeth Blackmar notes in her book The Park and the People: A History of Central Park, it's made cameos in high and low culture alike, from the writings of Walt Whitman and J. D. Salinger to pop culture standbys like "Wall Street" and "When Harry Met Sally."

      You Can Now Explore Buckingham Palace Through Virtual Reality

      Fix yourself a proper cup of tea, grab some biscuits, get comfy on the couch, and head toLondon’s Buckingham Palace via Google. The Queen’s residence has just become the first U.K. landmark to be included as part of Google Expeditions, the virtual reality experience that lets armchair explorers inside some of the world’s most intriguing spots.

      A New Must-Go: the Artful Wing of New York’s Glass Museum

      If you’ve ever been captivated by the art of glassblowing, it may be time to start planning a trip to Corning, New York.

      Art in the Arctic

      A group of intrepid curators are turning the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard into an unlikely—and geopolitically significant—destination for contemporary art.

      It’s Official: The World Trade Center Train Station To Open In March

      After over a decade of delays, the transportation hub under New York City's World Trade Center is expected to re-open the first week of March.

      New York Philharmonic Announces Its 175th-Anniversary Season

      Philharmonic Sets Alan Gilbert’s Final Season

      GE Is Going to Stop Making This Lightbulb

      And focus on LEDs instead.

      You Have 38 Days to See This Lichtenstein Mural Before It’s Destroyed

      “If you knew Roy you knew his dry sense of humor, and putting up a big piece of work that would disappear was in-line with that,” says McKeever, who was 35 when he began working as Lichtenstein’s assistant in his new studio on 29th Street, and remembers helping him get the studies projected on the wall and drawing them out. “He liked to put up stuff that people would see.”

      See Basquiat, Valentino, and More in These Stunning Jonathan Becker Portraits

      The Vanity Fair photographer has a career retrospective curated by André Leon Talley opening this week at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

      Behind Barneys’ Cutting-Edge Return to Its Old Neighborhood

      In February, the oh-so-chic department store will open a new downtown door right back where the retail legend began, in 1923. The new location promises to be a 2016 take on a vanishing New York.

      Another Dimension

      Reconsidering Picasso the sculptor.

      Paris’s Best Culinary Walking Tours

      In the City of Light, these excursions keep your eyes entirely on the plate.

      New York City Interior Landmarks

      “Often, when we think of landmarks, we think of exterior architecture,” said NYSID President David Sprouls. “A building’s exterior may be protected, but the interiors are frequently disregarded. This exhibition turns that notion on its head by focusing on the important role that interiors play in our lives.”

      Secrets of the Empire State Building

      This iconic Art Deco landmark has defined New York City’s skyline since the 1930s. Here, nine little-known facts you might not know about one of the world’s most famous buildings.

      From Tesla, a New Car Smell That Vegans Can Get Behind

      For the eco-conscious car buyer, Tesla’s luxury electric vehicles, with their neck-snapping acceleration, are proof that performance doesn’t have to be sacrificed at the altar of saving the environment.

      On View: Kandinsky Guggenheim Museum

      A pioneer of abstract art and eminent aesthetic theorist, Vasily Kandinsky (b. 1866, Moscow; d. 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) broke new ground in painting during the first decades of the twentieth century.

      Essential Photo Ops

      No city offers itself up for the camera quite like New York. Here are 25 photogenic landmarks that should make it into your Instagram feed.

      New Music Series

      Hear new music by a selection of today's foremost chamber music composers, performed at the highest level by an array of CMS musicians. Carefully curated programs offer works that draw upon great traditions while paving the way to a bright future for the art form.

      Guggenheim: But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise

      Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa

      The Coen Brothers’ Marvellous “Hail, Caesar!”

      The first sign that the next Coen brothers movie would be something special came from the barest bones of advance publicity, revealing that the action is set in Hollywood in the nineteen-fifties and is centered on the doings of a studio fixer named Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin).

      How to Experience David Bowie’s New York

      David Bowie was a New Yorker for over 20 years. In Bowie years, that is practically an eternity considering the multitude of lives he lived — musically, geographically and otherwise — since he set out to become a star in the late 1960s.

      Lincoln Center Festival

      Called “a summer rite for culturally inquisitive” by the New York Times, Lincoln Center Festival presents dance, music, opera, and theater by artists from around the world.

      What We’ve Learned About Pluto So Far

      Enhanced-color images of Pluto (right) and its moon Charon (left), illustrating their vastly different reflectivity.

      Live From Lincoln Center

      For four decades, Live From Lincoln Center has presented the world's greatest performing artists. Yo-Yo Ma, Renée Fleming, Josh Groban, Audra McDonald, and dozens more have graced Lincoln Center's hallowed stages for concerts broadcast across the country.

      Lincoln Center’s Great Performers

      Now celebrating its 50th anniversary season, Great Performers presents compelling performances of classical and bold, cutting-edge repertoire.

      Monsieur Oyster

      Joël Dupuch’s billet-doux to the lusty mollusk