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  • Exhibition: Clayton Frazier: Faces of the Island of Saint Dominique at Bronx Museum of the Arts

    Bronx-born photographer Clayton Frazier has balanced a career in special education and history with his work creating publicity and video presentations for companies such as CBS, Warner Brothers, Arista Records, the United Nations, in addition to his membership in the photog...

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  • Exhibition: Wild Noise - Ruido Salvaje at Bronx Museum of the Arts

    Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje is an exploration of contemporary Cuban art from the 1970s to the present that looks at how Cuban artists both on the island and abroad have grappled with issues of identity, community, and the urban experience. Bringing together over 60 works by mor...

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  • Exhibition: Arlene Slavin - Intersections at Bronx Museum of the Arts

    At the Bronx Museum’s Terrace, Arlene Slavin will present a group of sculptures from Intersections, a series that plays off the principle of the sundial. In these works, Slavin employs crisscrossed, translucent colored webs which remain stable, while the shadow created by ...

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  • Exhibition - Daniel Hauben: Reflecting On The Familiar At Bronx Museum Of The Arts

    Over the past 40 years, Bronx native and resident Daniel Hauben has focused his attention on the changing urban landscape of our cities, creating paintings of streets and parks from the perspective of windows and rooftops. His first attempts to capture the unique sprawl of h...

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  • Exhibition - Collection Spotlight: Quisqueya Henriquez At Bronx Museum Of The Arts

    As a participant of the 1980s generation of artists that came of out of the Instituto Superior de Art (ISA), in Havana, Quisqueya Henriquez was deeply influenced by the conceptual and experimental pedagogical model promoted by ISA at the time. With a career spanning over twe...

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  • Exhibition Hank Willis Thomas 2016

    New York-based artist Hank Willis Thomas explores issues of identity, media, race, and popular culture through sculptures, photographs, and text-based works. He often appropriates recognizable imagery from advertisements and branding campaigns in order to question the ways i...

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  • Exhibition Bronx Focus Paintings by Valeri Larko 2016

    For over thirty years, Valeri Larko has drawn inspiration for her paintings from the dilapidated industrial landscapes of New Jersey and New York. She focuses on the collision between nature and man-made infrastructures evident in forgotten side streets, waterways, derelict ...

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  • Exhibition: Art Aids America

    This summer The Bronx Museum of the Arts will present Art AIDS America, the first exhibition to examine the deep and ongoing influence of the AIDS crisis on American art and culture. The exhibition will feature more than 125 works in a wide range of media dating from 1981 to...

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  • Exhibition: En Foco Presents Mask

    En Foco Presents Mask: Photographs by Frank GimpayaIn 2007, the Museum of Modern Art exhibited a series of drawings by French post-Impressionist painter and draftsman Georges Seurat. Frank Gimpaya was taken by the painter’s 1882 rendering of The Veil.  He was inspired to ...

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  • Exhibition: Caza

    Caza: Rochele Gomez, Margaret Lee, Alejandra SeeberCaza: Rochele Gomez, Margaret Lee, Alejandra Seeber is part of The Neighbors, a series of three small-scale, successive exhibitions of contemporary art organized by guest curator Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy for The Bronx Mus...

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  • Exhibition: Reflections in Tea

    Since 2007 Michele Brody has been serving tea to the public through the interactive community-based project Reflections in Tea.  The ritual performance of preparing loose-leaf tea within special paper filters is shared with individuals and groups. The participants’ conver...

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  • Exhibition: Michelle Stuart, Theatre of Memory: Photographic Works

    The Bronx Museum of the Arts will present an exhibition of photographic works by Michelle Stuart, on view February 3 through June 26. Widely recognized as one of the very few female pioneers of Land Art, Stuart is known for her nature-based art dating to the late 1960s and 1...

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  • Transitions: A Photography Exhibition

    We teeter on moments of change, brought by forces that reach in and push out. Memories checker our thoughts; we wonder what decisions will be carved into the borders that frame our histories, and futures. What hangs in the balance, what will reach its limit, and where? And a...

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  • Exhibition - Flow.15: Outdoor Art on Randall's Island

    The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, the Bronx Museum of the Arts and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW annual summer art exhibitions along the shoreline at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. FLOW is aimed at fostering appreciation of the shoreline through art...

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  • Exhibition - Martin Wong: Human Instamatic

    Martin Wong: Human Instamatic will be the first museum retrospective of the work of Chinese-American painter Martin Wong (1946-1999) since his untimely death. This project gains momentum from recent exhibitions examining Wong as a collector and source of inspiration for cont...

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  • Exhibition - Please Touch

    Featuring three new works, the installation Please Touch conveys artist Raul Mourão's awareness of the city, with its characters, architecture, objects and accidents. Displaced from their original sites and stripped of any function, mundane street elements are further alter...

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  • Exhibition - Jaime Davidovich: Adventures Of The Avant-Garde

    Jaime Davidovich is perhaps best known in New York for his original contributions to the video and television practices of the 1970s and early 1980s through Cable Soho and the Artists’ Television Network. Nevertheless, his incursion into video and television was the result...

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  • Exhibition - Wild Noise: Artwork From The Bronx Museum Of The Arts And El Museo Nacional De Bellas Artes

    The Bronx Museum of the Arts and El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana (MNBA) have announced an unprecedented joint arts initiative that is the culmination of years of planning and collaboration. Wild Noise: Artwork from The Bronx Museum of the Arts and El Museo Nac...

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  • Exhibition - Presente: The Young Lords In New York

    Organized by guest curators Johanna Fernández and Yasmín Ramírez, Presente: The Young Lords in New York is the first museum survey to examine the radical social group founded by Puerto Rican youth in New York and Chicago in the 1960s. The Young Lords’ impactful politica...

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  • Bronx Artist Alicia Grullon Presents ‘Morir Sonando’ as Part of Bronx Armory Week Exhibition at The Bronx Museum of the Arts

    Bronx, NY - As part of the Armory Week in the Bronx, Bronx artist Alicia Grullón will perform her piece Morir Soñando at the exhibition Bronx Speaks: Making Place, presented by the Bronx Arts Alliance at the Lower Level Gallery of the Bronx Museum of the Arts in concert wi...

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  • Exhibition - Highlights From The Permanent Collection

    Born in Washington, D.C., in 1915, Elizabeth Catlett became the first student to receive a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History in 1940. Highly influenced by the ideas of Grant Wood, who prodded his pupils to work with subjects...

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  • Exhibition - Three Photographers From The Bronx: Jules Aarons, Morton Broffman, and Joe Conzo

    Three Photographers from the Bronx showcases the work of Jules Aarons, Morton Broffman, and Joe Conzo—three Bronx-born photographers who captured significant moments of societal and urban change in the borough and across the country during the 20th century. The exhibition ...

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  • Exhibition - Cuba Libre!

    The recent announcement of a new re-engagement policy between the United States and Cuba has increased the level of expectation as to what the future of the island will be. While this new political openness will undoubtedly attract new markets and an influx of foreign invest...

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  • Exhibition - Craft And Colony

    Craft And Colony: from the Arachnae Series by Aristides Logothetis Craft And Colony: from the Arachnae Series by Aristides Logothetis will present a new large sculpture by New York-based artist Aristides Logothetis created in 2014 that deals with issues related to the many w...

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  • Exhibition - Bosco Sodi Untitled

    Born in Mexico City in 1970, Bosco Sodi’s paintings and sculptures play with notions of experimentation and material spontaneity. In his latest installation, Sodi utilized the remains of sculptures damaged during Hurricane Sandy as a foundation to create new, durable artwo...

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  • Exhibition - In print And Imprint

    In print And Imprint : works from the permanent collection Over the course of its forty-year history, the Bronx Museum has drawn together a significant collection of prints and graphic-art works, guided by its mission to give visibility to artists of African, Asian, and Lati...

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  • BCA’s Bronx Trolley First Wednesday Arts & Culture Tour: Exhibitions / Reading & Book Release / Dance Performance

    Bronx, NY - The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesday Arts & Culture Tour rolls again on December 3rd with an evening of exhibitions at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx Documentary Center, and BronxArtSpace. Additionally, Bron...

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  • Exhibition - Alexandre Arrechea: Orange Tree

    Orange Tree is a 20 foot steel sculpture created by Cuban born artist Alexandre Arrechea, with multi-limbed basketball hoop "branches" surrounded by scattered basketballs to mimic fallen fruit. Orange Tree shifts familiar structures to engage viewers' perceptions o...

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  • Exhibition - Urban Archives: Emilio Sanchez In The Bronx

    This exhibition presents a group of works by Emilio Sanchez from The Bronx Museum of the Arts Permanent Collection, together with related archival material and a special interpretive project by Bronx-based artist Laura Napier. All the works depict commercial buildings in the...

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  • Exhibition - Muntadas

    He is best known for his multimedia works and public art installations that address social and political issues. The works included in Muntadas: Information >> Space >> Control focus on the relationship between public and private space, the media, how information...

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  • After 1968 - Exhibition

    As a complement to Road to Freedom, The Bronx Museum will also present AFTER 1968: Contemporary Artists and the Civil Rights Legacy. This smaller exhibition includes works from seven African-American, emerging artists and collectives - all born on or after 1968 - who have cr...

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  • Road To Freedom - Exhibition

    Organized by The High Museum Of Art, Atlanta During the span of twelve years, a series of events, later hailed as the Civil Rights Movement, would forever change the social and political course of America. The Bronx Museum of the Arts presents Road to Freedom: Photographs of...

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  • Acconci Studio - Exhibition

    Lobby For the Time Being 2009- 2010Expanding on his playful, ongoing exploration of architecture, the Bronx-born conceptual artist Vito Acconci, in collaboration with a team of architects and media artists, has radically transformed the Bronx Museum North Wing Lobby through ...

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  • Happy Together - Exhibition

    Asian and American Art From The Permanent CollectionThe second exhibition related to the Urban Archives Project features artworks by Asian and Asian American artists from the Bronx Museum Permanent Collection as well as material from the Fales Library at NYU selected by gues...

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  • First Fridays - Friends We Love - The BX Edition

    Join The Bronx Museum for an exciting First Fridays! program celebrating Friends We Love, a compelling documentary series following forward-thinking artists and personalities as they reveal what propels their creative processes. These insightful portraits ultimately pay trib...

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  • Intersections - The Grand Concourse Commissions

    The second of a three-part exhibition, Intersections: The Grand Concourse Commissions presents specially commissioned projects by three contemporary artists considering present day conditions along the Grand Concourse: Katie Holten (Ireland), Kabir Carter and Jeff Chien Hsin...

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