Winter 2018-19 Art Guide

nycgo.com staff

Every season brings exciting new art events to New York City, and this winter is no exception. Travel through Middle-earth with the Morgan Library’s exhibit on J. R. R. Tolkien, admire works from the Dutch Golden Age at the Met Fifth Avenue and explore the history of an international icon, Mickey Mouse, at an expansive pop-up show in the Meatpacking District. Check out these and other happenings in our roundup below.

Mar
20

Museums & Galleries
Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth

Experience the stories of J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth at The Morgan Library & Museum.

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Mar
20

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In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at the Met

This exhibit of more than 60 works captures the 17th-century Dutch Golden Age.

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Mar
20

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Male Gaze: Life, Legend, Legacy

This retrospective exhibit explores the origins of the Leslie Lohman Museum and its 50-year history of collecting LGBTQ art.

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Mar
20

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Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now

A yearlong exhibit highlights Robert Mapplethorpe's body of work and the influence he had on other photographers.

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Mar
20

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Nari Ward: We the People

Raised in Harlem, artist Nari Ward is the focus of this multimedia show featuring his sculptures, paintings and videos.

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Mar
20

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Exhibitionism: 50 Years of The Museum at FIT

FIT's Museum celebrates half a century with this retrospective look at its exhibits over the years.

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Mar
20

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In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson

See photos of the baseball icon from the archives of LOOK Magazine.

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Mar
20

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Fritz Ascher: Expressionist

See the first-ever retrospective of this often overlooked German artist and Holocaust survivor.

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Mar
20

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Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture

This exhibit explores Moroni's portraiture as well as his role within the Italian Renaissance.

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Mar
20

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Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

This will be the largest US exhibition of Frida Kahlo’s works and personal possessions in a decade.

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