Here was grief from a man so lately accustomed to comfort that he had no idea how to show it.
Available for online viewing are posters designed by the likes of Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Harring, Sherrie Levine.
‘The Dreyfus Affair’ is getting the dramatic treatment in a new multimedia production at BAM.
Yesterday, we reported on the death of Stanley Bard, the former head of the Chelsea Hotel, which for decades served as a meeting place and living space for artists of all kinds. Today, we report on another deceased titan of the New York creative scene, Harvey Lichtenstein. Lichtenstein, who led the pioneering Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) for over 30 years, died on February 11th at the age of 87. According to the article, BAM was “provincial and poorly attended” before Lichtenstein’s tenure. Upon his arrival at BAM, Lichtenstein breathed new life into the institution – promoting and cultivating new, avant-garde works that many other institutions were afraid to present.
Legendary ballerina Maya Plisetskaya in 2015 at the age of 89, but — as a recent tribute at BAM proved — her resilient spirit is still very much alive.
‘Salt of the Earth,’ a puppet production at BAM, is a brave piece of political theater, Joshua Furst writes. It tells the story of the death of Israeli idealism.
Pioneering composers Steve Reich and Philip Glass appeared onstage together for the first time in nearly 40 years in a series of 3 concerts earlier this month at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
To say that you’ll never think of Lot’s wife the same way after seeing Maya Beiser’s “Elsewhere,” a new “cello opera” that recently played at BAM’s Next Wave Festival, would be a gross understatement. In the Genesis story of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Lot’s wife has no name — let alone speaking lines — and is primarily an example of the fate that awaits those who disobey divine instruction: “But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.”
Can’t get enough of Philip Glass? Eileen Reynolds offers a minute-by minute account of ‘Einstein on the Beach,’ now onstage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.