Tuesday, November 23, 2010

MUST SEES Art & Film/ November 23 -30

November 23 (6.30 pm) Catalan Documentaries. The Catalan Center at NYU presents Nadar/Swimming (Subirana, 2008) as part of a film series featuring documentaries from the M.A. program at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. At the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South. For more information, click here or call 212-998-8255.

November 23 (7:30 pm) Videoteca del Sur. Screening of Morenita, el escándalo (Jonsson, 2008) and Mi música (Marín, 2008), the first a film about  faith, society, and the biggest robbery in Mexican history; the second a documentary featuring Nicaraguan songwriter Mario Scasa on a search for the great national composers.   At the Millenium Film Workshop, 66 East 4th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-673-0090.

November 26 - December 14: XVIII Annual African Diaspora Film Festival.  Featuring over 100 films from around the world and over 50 world, U.S. and New York premieres, this festival created in 1993 by Reinaldo Barroso-Spech and Diarah N’Daw-Spech showcases contemporary visions on the black experience by filmmakers of every race or nationality. On view on six different locations throughout the city. For program, schedules, tickets, and further information, click here.

November 27: Identity: Masked and Unmasked—Closing. As part of the NYFA Boot Camp Arts Festival, the New York Foundation for the Arts presents a group exhibition featuring Melanie Baker, Margarida Correia, Shaun El C. Leonardo, and Dionis Ortiz. At Launchpad Gallery, 721 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn. For more information, click here.

November 27: Death of a King--Closing. Praxis International Art presents a solo exhibition of works by Shaun El C. Leonardo, featuring portraits of post-apocalyptic warriors through which the artist explores his identity. At the Praxis International Art Gallery, 541 West 25th Street, 2nd Floor. For more information, click here or call 212-772-9478.

November 29: Argentina, Timeless Beauty--Closing. The Consulate General of Argentina in New York presents a photography exhibit by Alberto Guzzetti featuring landscapes from Córdoba, and a retrospective on the works of Fernanda Cohen. At 12 West 56 Street. For more information, call 212-603-0400.

Through December 3: Femmes/Fragments. Harlem Arts Alliance presents an exhibition featuring new works by artist Béatrice Lebreton. At the Harlem Arts Alliance Office Gallery, 229 West 135th Street, between Seventh and Eigth Avenues. For more information, call 347-735-4280.

Through December 14: Pura Cuba: Una Sola Isla. QbVa Galery presents an exhibit of works by 9 Cuban artists exploring themes of inclusion and exclusion that have imbued Cuban culture with a sense of disconnection between the island and the diaspora. At Qbva Gallery, 508 42nd St., Union City. For more information, click here or call 201-325-0197. 

Through December 21: Manifestaciones: Dominicanidad in Nueva York. The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute and the Art Department of the City College of New York present a group portfolio of twelve prints exploring the Dominican identity in New York culture. At the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Gallery, North Academic Building, 2nd Floor, Amsterdam at 138th Street. For more information, click here or call 317-739-7664. 

Through December 23: Rappaort, Thomason, Subkoff  & Marnie. James Fuentes LLC presents a group exhibition in which the artists share their interest in transcending the two-dimensional plane through various strategies including drawing, painting, punching, kicking, cutting, bisecting and smoking. Open Wednesdays through Sundays, 12-6 pm at the James Fuentes LLC Gallery, 55 Delancey Street. For more information, call 212-577-1201.

Through January 9: The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya. The Frick Collection presents an exhibition exploring Spanish draftsmanship tradition in art through a selection of paintings spanning the last 500 years. At the Frick Collection, 1 East 70th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-288-0700.

Through January 13 - Tony Bechara: Minima Visibilia. At Federico Seve Gallery/latincollector, 37 West 57th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-334-7813.  

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