Friday, November 18, 2011

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Alexander McQueen (British, 1969–2010)
The Horn of Plenty, autumn/winter 2009–10
Black duck feathers
Courtesy of Alexander McQueen
Photograph © Sølve Sundsbø / Art + Commerce
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Savage Beauty
May 4, 2011–August 7, 2011

Monday, June 27, 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Monday, March 28, 2011

Shana Robbins
Tree Ghost in Iceland
drawing from Super-8 film still
Colored pencil, graphite, and gouache on paper, 2010

Silver Rhyton
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Hittite Empire
ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

La jetée

Directed by Chris Marker

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Katrin Sigurdardottir at the Met
October 19, 2010–May 30, 2011
Lila Acheson Wallace Wing, Mezzanine Galleries

Boiserie, 2010

Friday, February 4, 2011

Joseph Turner
Staffa, Fingal's Cave, 1832

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Gubaidulina Festival in Portugal
A Gubaidulina Festival will take place from 5 to 12 February 2011 at the Belém Cultural Centre in Lisbon.

This will be the first in a series of festivals dedicated to Sofia Gubaidulina during the year of her 80th birthday. Alongside a number of Portuguese premieres, the world premiere of her Bayan Concerto in an extensively revised version will be given. The composer will honour the entire festival with her presence.



Saturday, 5 February 2011
Kleiner Saal, 9 PM
David Geringas (violoncello)
Lettischer Rundfunkchor
Sigvards Klava (conductor)
Ivo Kruskops and Ivars Kalnins (percussion)

1st part:
Sofia Gubaidulina: “Hommage à Marina Zwetajewa” for mixed choir (portuguese premiere)

2nd part:
Sofia Gubaidulina: “Sonnengesang” for violoncello, chamber choir and percussion

Sunday, 6 February 2011
Großer Saal, 5 PM
Portuguese Chamber Orchestra
Pedro Carneiro (conductor)
Geir Draugsvoll (bayan)

1st part:
Sofia Gubaidulina: “Fachwerk“ (port. premiere)

Wendnesday, 9 February 2011
Kleiner Saal, 9 PM
DSCH – Shostakovich ensemble
Nicolas Altstaedt (violoncello)
Sofia Gubaidulina (waterphone)

1st part:
Dmitri Schostakowitsch: Piano Quintet

2nd part:
Sofia Gubaidulina: “Reflections on the theme B-A-C-H” for string quartet
Sofia Gubaidulina: “Dancer on a Tightrope“ for violin and piano
Sofia Gubaidulina: “On the Age of Abyss” for seven violoncelli and 2 waterphones (port. premiere)

Saturday, 12 February 2011
Großer Saal, 9 PM
Syphony Orchestra of Lisbon
Mikhail Agrest (conductor)
Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro (piano)

1st part:
Sofia Gubaidulina: “Introitus“ (port. premiere)

2nd part:
Sofia Gubaidulina: Symphony “Stimmen … verstummen …” (port. premiere)

Other events:

7 and 8 February 2011
10.30 AM to 1.30 PM and 3 to 6 PM
Accordion course with Geir Draugsvoll

7 February 2011
6.30 PM
DVD presentation: Johannes-Passion by Sofia Gubaidulina (ca. 100’)

8 February 2011
6.30 PM
DVD presentation: Passions of a life – the composer Sofia Gubaidulina (ca. 60’)

10 February 2011
6 to 8 PM
DVD presentation: Sophia – Biography of a Violin Concert (ca. 60’)
after this: Meet with Sofia Gubaidulina

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Barry Adamson - Black Amour

directed by Floria Sigismondi

Peter Greenaway - Intervals

Wednesday, January 5, 2011