Artist Talk with M. Tony Peralta at Renaissance Fine Art

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M. Tony Peralta, recently featured in the New York Times, is currently exhibiting at Renaissance Fine Art, and will be hosting an artist talk on Saturday, January 11.  His solo exhibition, titled Reconnected, identifies with his experiences while visiting the Dominican Republic.  Talk starts at 4pm.

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Art Exhibit: Beyond Literacy at Galerie Protégé

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Galerie Protégé presents Beyond Literacy, an examination of emerging street art with works by Joseph Meloy, Oyama Enrico Isamu Letter, Chris RWK and Herb Smith. The exhibit will run from January 8 – February 1. Opening is tonight at 6pm. Location: 197 9th Avenue (22nd Street). Free.

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The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic at the Park Avenue Armory

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The Life and Death of Marina Ambramovic, starring Marina Ambramovic, is currently showing at the Park Avenue Armory. At the intersection of theater, opera and visual art, director Robert Wilson’s reimagining of performance artist Marina Abramovic’s extraordinary life and work begins with her difficult childhood in former Yugoslavia, and chronicles her journey to the present day. The show runs through SaturdayDecember 21st.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater family returns to New York City. Performances will take place at The Joan Weill Center, located at 405 West 55th Street (9th Avenue). December 4 – January 5. Tickets start at $25.

The American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance.

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Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Room at the David Zwirner Gallery

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Japanese writer and artist, Yayoi Kusama, is currently exhibiting at the David Zwirner Gallery in Chelsea: I Who Arrived In Heaven. Spanning the gallery’s three consecutive locations on 19th Street in Chelsea (519, 525 and 533 West 19th Street), this exhibition by Yayoi Kusama features twenty-seven new large-scale paintings. Other highlights include the presentation of a new mirrored infinity room made especially for this exhibition and the United States debut of another infinity room, which was recently on view in Tokyo at the Mori Art Museum. Show is in display through December 21. Arrive early to avoid long lines.

Throughout her career, Kusama has worked in a wide variety of media, including painting, collage, sculpture, performance art and environmental installations, most of which exhibit her thematic interest in psychedelic colors, repetition and pattern. A precursor of the pop art minimalist and feminist art movements, Kusama influenced contemporaries such as Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg.

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Lady Gaga at Roseland Ballroom

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Pop icon, Lady Gaga, is bringing her ARTPOP tour to NYC. Gaga is scheduled to perform seven nights at the Roseland Ballroom, located at 239 W. 52nd Street. Tickets go on sale Monday, December 2, 10am.

Performance Schedule:

March 28. March 30. March 31. April 2. April 4. April 6. April 7.

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PINTA New York: The Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show

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PINTA New York, founded in 2007, is an exclusive and intimate international art fair of select exhibitors invited to present the best Modern and Contemporary art from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal.

Public Hours

Thursday, November 14: 6pm – 9pm (by invitation only)

Friday, November 15: 12pm – 8pm

Saturday, November 16: 12pm – 8pm

Sunday, November 17: 12pm – 7pm

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