Each week, we search New York City for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. See them below.
Tuesday, July 23
1. “Lunchtime Lecture: Baseera Khan” at MFA Art Practice, School of Visual Arts
Baseera Khan, a faculty member of SVA’s MFA Art Practice program, will present a lunchtime talk about her work and its influences in the realms of politics, consumerisms, pop culture, and spirituality.
Location: School of Visual Arts, 209 East 23rd Street
Time: 12:30 p.m.–2 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23–Thursday, July 25
2. “Ligia Lewis: Sensation 1/This Interior” at the High Line
Choreographer and dancer Ligia Lewis has transformed her solo work Sensation 1 into an hour-long piece for six dancers, performed on the High Line set to a score by Twin Shadow.
Location: The High Line, West 14th Street
Price: Free with RSVP
Time: 4 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23–Tuesday, August 15
3. “(hot girl) summer featuring (hot girl) summer art by Jeanette Hayes” at the Untitled Space
Summer escapism takes flight at the Untitled Space, where Jeanette Hayes presents pop culture-inspired oil painting and graphite on paper drawings that hope to offer the viewer a break from real life. “These fantasy collages are composed with art historical/pop culture references and memes/imagery found on Instagram and TikTok laced together with my own unique creations,” said Hayes in her artist statement. “The viewer is encouraged to explore these works and discover details that invoke (or trigger) happiness and nostalgia, hope for a fun future (maybe a future as soon as later tonight) or even…
Read the full article at https://news.artnet.com/art-world/editors-picks-july-22-2019-1594858