Saturday, October 9, 2010 (4)

Oct 9, 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
September 25, 2010
September 30, 2010
  • A season in the Congo, by Aimé Césaire

  • Sep 30, 2010 at 4:00pm to Oct 17, 2010 at 6:30pm
  • Location: Theatre Row, The Lion Theatre
  • Description: In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the independence of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rico Workshop Productions and producers Jackie Jeffries and Rico Speight will present Aimé Césaire's '' A season in the Congo' at the Lion Theatre at New York's Theatre Row this fall. A Season in the Congo is the turbulent history of the Congo’s first year of independence and the rise and fall of the legendary leader Patrice Lumumba.
  • Created by: New York in French
October 9, 2010
  • Nicole Peyrafitte: Le calendrier d'octobre

  • Oct 9, 2010 at 2:00pm to Oct 31, 2010 at 3:00pm
  • Location: 5C Café & Cultural Center,
  • Description: La pyrénéenne Nicole Peyrafitte, autodidacte, se décrit comme une « artiste multimédia ». Son travail, totalement inclassable, s’inspire du cabaret, du jazz et de la poésie. Elle y mêle à la fois musique, voix, peinture, vidéo, texte, mouvement, et même cuisine. A découvrir le 9, 17 et 31 Octobre à New YorkPublicitéProgramme :Samedi 9 Octobre à 20hNicole Peyrafitte présente DUO/EXPLORATION, sa première collaboration avec le saxophone d’avant garde Ras Moshe qu’elle accompagnera avec des textes en anglais, français et gascon.5C Café & Cultural Center, 
68 Avenue C, New York ; $10Dimanche 17 Octobre de 11h à 16h30Nicole Peyrafitte racontera et chantera « le cornichon » (vers 14h) au NY Food Museum à l’occasion du dixième « Annual Pickle Day ».Dimanche 31 Octobre à 18h30Nicole Peyrafitte prêtera sa voix aux poètes Luxembourgeois 
Jean Portante et Pierre JorisZINC BAR,
82 W. 3rd Street, 
New York ; $5Suivez Nicole Peyrafitte sur son blog « Collectages » et sur son site internet
  • Created by: Nicole Peyrafitte