Sunday, May 6, 2012

May 2012 Newsletter - Tours in May and June

Dear friends,
The Spring art fairs are upon us this weekend
Frieze New York on Randall's Island are still available.  (You must pay in advance.)    
Verge Art Fair 2012 is at 159 Bleecker Street, where we visited the Brucenniel.
Pulse 2012 is at 125 West 18th Street.  

The art fairs continue through Monday, May 7.  

Closing Soon:
Renoir, Impressionism and Full-Length Painting, Frick Museum, through May 13
Diego Rivera, Museum of Modern Art, through May 14.

Rembrandt and Degas: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, MMA, May 20 
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museumthrough May 27 

The Stein Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, through June 3.
Cindy Sherman; Museum of Modern Art, through June 11

Spring Tours, Wednesdays at 1 pm

Each tour: $60
May  9 - Soho, meeting at the Broken Kilometer 393 West Broadway
May 16 - Chelsea, meeting at Metro Pictures on West 24th Street.
May 23 -  Late 19th Century Art in the American Wing, Met Museum

May 30 - Picasso and Gilot at Gagosian Gallery, 980 Madison Avenue
Gagosian Gallery has requested small groups of no more than 6 people.  Therefore, please reserve in  advance for either  12:30 and 2 pm.  
This tour: $50.  
Please write to me at:   
Thank you.

Late Spring Tours: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 1 pm Tour prices:  Series of 4: $200; or $60 a la carte

Thursday, June 7 - Vuillard at the Jewish Museum
Wednesday, June 13 - Francesca Woodman and Abstraction, Guggenheim
Wednesday, June 20 - Midtown Galleries: Martin Puryear, Will Cotton, etc.
Wednesday, June 27 - Fashion, Cloud City and Renaissance Italian Masters

Dr. Paul Werner - events around NYC
(also look on The Orange Press website:

Wednesday, May 9 - Tour of Byzantium and Islamic exhibit, Met Museum at 1:30.  Tour fee: pay-what-you-like
Thursday, May 10 - Lecture on Art and Capital, Brecht Forum, 451 West Street.  Tickets are $6/$10/$15 

Dr, Habiba Boumlik - presentations at Jacob Burns Film Center 
on contemporary Arabic cinema
Saturday, May 12, 7:30 - Free Men
Sunday, May 13, 4:00 - The Disappearance of Soad Hosni

Recommended - Exhibition in Greenwich, CT:
Sharon Shisler and Elizabeth Vazquez, Byram Mead Library, 1 Mead Street,  May 5-25.

Best wishes for the lovely month of May,

Beth S. Gersh-Nesic, Ph.D.
New York Arts Exchange