Saturday, September 25, 2010 (5)

Sep 25, 2010
August 10, 2010
  • Matisse: Radical Invention 1913-1917

  • Aug 10, 2010 at 5:00am to Oct 11, 2010 at 3:00pm
  • Location: MoMA
  • Description: In the time between Henri Matisse's (1869–1954) return from Morocco in 1913 and his departure for Nice in 1917, the artist produced some of the most demanding, experimental, and enigmatic works of his career—paintings that are abstracted and rigorously purged of descriptive detail, geometric and sharply composed, and dominated by shades of black and gray. Works from this period have typically been treated as unrelated to one another, as an aberration within the artist's development, or as a response to Cubism or World War I. Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913–1917 moves beyond the surface of these paintings to examine their physical production and the essential context of Matisse's studio practice. Through this shift of focus, the exhibition reveals deep connections among these works and demonstrates their critical role in the artist's development at this time. Matisse himself acknowledged near the end of his life the significance of this period when he identified two works—Bathers by a
  • Created by: Quentin Jouberton
August 11, 2010
September 12, 2010
  • Farm City: Where Are You Growing? A Celebration of Urban Agriculture

  • Sep 12, 2010 at 7:00am to Sep 25, 2010 at 1:00pm
  • Location: Locations throughout NYC
  • Description: Over three weekends, Farm City celebrates Urban Agriculture and explores the possibilities of a new agrarian future within the current urban reality. Components include: Farm City Fair, Farm City Film, Farm City Tour, and Farm City Forum, spotlighting the work of artists, farmers, activists, planners, architects, chefs, and foodies devoting themselves to feeding the city both culturally and agriculturally. Presented by the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), Farm City is part of the Crossing the Line fall festival, conceived as a platform to present vibrant new works by a diverse range of transdisciplinary artists working in France and New York City.
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
September 24, 2010
September 25, 2010