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NOW - Mar 1, 2019

The Aesthetics of Learning Exhibition

What does learning look like? What does learning sound like? How are aesthetics a conduit for rethinking the ways in which knowledge and power are formed?

"The Aesthetics of Learning" exhibition asks how learning may become an emancipatory and democratic event. If the university is a pedagogic institution that builds and shapes our understanding of the world, then perhaps the university art gallery is a forum for evaluating this function.

This exhibition brings together works from the Baruch College Collection that target the infrastructure of knowledge itself. Each from a different decade and by artists who have taught, these artworks examine the creation of institutional frameworks through three distinct approaches: listening, looking, and communicating. A performance by Joseph Beuys and Henning Christiansen, four photographs by Catherine Wagner, and seven etchings by Juan Downey—do-it-yourself instructions—require action and suggest the possibility of alternate, unrestricted solutions.

"The Aesthetics of Learning" is a free exhibition that will be on view from January 17 — March 1, 2019.
Mondays through Fridays 11 am to 6 pm.
Thursdays 11 am to 7 pm.
Please join us for the opening reception on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 5 to 7 pm.

Mishkin Gallery
135 E. 22nd St.
New York, NY 10010

Jan 18, 2019

The Center For Book Arts Takes on Politics of Place - Opening Reception

The Center for Book Arts is proud to present the latest exhibition, Politics of Place, curated by Alexander Campos and Monica Oppen. The exhibition will be held from January 18 through March 30, 2019.

From the mechanisms of colonialism, to intractable wars, displacement has become a catalyst to a contemporary discourse surrounding belonging, homeland and nationhood. Politics of Place highlights artist books, mainly from Australia and North America, both new world territories that share parallel histories, to explore the issues centered in indigeneity, enslavement, & conflict-caused immigration. These issues reflect the undercurrent of political motives and decisions often decentering and ignoring the voices of those displaced.

Meet the artists and curators at the opening reception on January 18th at 6:30 pm.

Roundtable discussions will be held on January 25 and February 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm.

Center For Book Arts
28 West 27th St, 3rd Flr
New York, NY 10001

Jan 19, 2019

Life Lessons in Love: The 7 Spiritual Laws of Love & Relationships

Join Intuitive Life Coach and author of Life Lessons, Everything You Ever Wished You Had Learned in Kindergarten Donnalynn Civello as she takes you on a journey into understanding Life Lessons in Love – the 7 spiritual laws of love and relationships. These 2.5 hrs will fully transform your understanding of love + relationships.

Tickets: $65 / free for members.

Purchase tickets here: events.theassemblage.com/lifelessonsinlove

WHERE: Assemblage NoMad, 114 East 25th Street
WHEN: Saturday, January 19th, 11 am - 1:30 pm

Jan 19, 2019 - Jan 27, 2019

Eataly 12th Anniversary Celebration

On January 27th, Eataly is celebrating its 12th anniversary in the world across Eataly NYC Flatiron. Spoiler: there might be singing.

It seems like just yesterday when Eataly opened the doors of the first Eataly in a once-abandoned Carpano Vermouth factory in Torino on January 27, 2007. Guests tasted, shopped, and immersed themselves in all things regional Italian food and drink; before Eataly, it was all but impossible to find regional products outside their home borders. Today, there are more than 37 locations across the world.

Saturday, January 19th & Saturday, January 26th from 12 pm - 4 pm: Eataly is hosting two epic tasting events featuring some of our bestselling products throughout Eataly's marketplace. As you roam the tasting stations throughout the store, learn the story behind each product. Then, bring home your favorites with up to 50% off during our January SALE-a-bration!

Sunday, January 27th at 3 pm - Toast to 12 years of Eataly in La Piazza with complimentary sparkling wine and pasticcini. No need to register for this open event. Eataly will be offering the bubbles and bite-sized pastries from 3 p.m. onward, until we run out of bubbles and bite-sized pastries!

WHERE: Eataly Flatiron, 200 Fifth Avenue, between 23rd & 24th Streets.

Jan 21, 2019

BAE: SONIC ALCHEMY (The Healing Power of Sound)

This is an experience of the healing power of sound.

We begin this three-layered process in MEDITATION, just tuning our systems to our environment. dreeemy will guide us into total presence.

Then, we invite listeners to engage with sound deeply in a process of EMBODIMENT. Using field recordings and ancient tuning instruments, we embark on an alchemical journey. High-vibrational frequencies provide the soundtrack to simple yet potently restorative yogic stretches that can be done seated or lying down. This is the process of recalibrating the subtle bodies to reveal that which is vital.

Finally, we've laid the foundation for ACTIVATION: opening up internal and external space for setting intentions that align deeply with the discoveries of our selves. Together, we hold a space for true transmutation to take place.

Participants are invited to bring a personal journal and pen to record insights into.

Tickets: $35 / free for members. Only 15 spots are available for this intimate event.

WHERE: The Assemblage NoMad, 114 East 25th Street, 2nd Floor
WHEN: Monday, January 21st 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm.
Purchase tickets here: https://events.theassemblage.com/baesonicalchemy

Jan 23, 2019

Exploring Cancer Drivers and Dependencies

The human body contains gene networks that naturally inhibit tumor development. This defensive arsenal includes repairing damaged DNA, suppressing inflammation and triggering the self-destruction of cells.

In this lecture, Scott W. Lowe will discuss his lab’s work exploring how the genetic alterations in cancer cells contribute to tumorigenesis, alter treatment response and create vulnerabilities that may be targeted therapeutically. He will outline how his team combines genetic, genomic and animal model approaches to comprehensively study cancer biology. He will also discuss tumor-suppressor gene networks and strategies to restore their function in advanced cancers.

Register here: http://bit.ly/2srRBKo

Simon's Foundation
Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium
160 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10010 United States

WHEN: Tea 4:15 pm - 5 pm; Lecture: 5 - 6:15 pm

Jan 25, 2019 - Mar 16, 2019

Pen + Brush

Furies, Fairies, Visionaries features works by thirty artists utilizing the visual languages of both fantasy and abstraction to claim and create space. Addressing gender, age, and sexuality; the evolution of urban and natural environments; the impact of technology, and more, these artists articulate profound, incisive, perspectives on current issues and conditions. Inspired by personal experiences, popular culture, concerns about climate change and socio-political inequities, as well as by formal and philosophical explorations of the nature of space and perception, these works demonstrate the vital need for women’s visions and voices to be seen and heard.

Whether navigating interior, imaginative realms or exterior, physical reality, women artists are taking and making more space in the struggle to create a more inclusive, equitable world. As heirs to the work of the Second Wave Women’s movement that transformed art and society in the 1970s, these 21st- century feminists illuminate how the personal and the public, the narrative and the abstract, are indeed political, today perhaps more than ever.

Participating Artists:

Nidaa Badwan • Nancy Baker • Heather Brammeier • Zoe Buckman • Kate Clark • Monica Cook • E.V. Day • Ali Deane • Summer J. Hart • Rachel Lee Hovnanian • Rennie Jones • Danni Linn • Anne Linberg • Katja Loher • Sharon Louden • Christine Mace • Laura Magnusson • Paola Martínez Fiterre • Jillian Mayer • Felicita Maynard • Anne Peabody • Lina Puerta • Rowan Renee • Natalia Rivera • Naomi Safran-Hon • Alyson Shotz • Laetitia Soulier • Aleksandra Stone • Alida Wilkinson • Saya Woolfalk

Curated by Alice Gray Stites, 21c Chief Curator and Museum Director

Image: Kate Clark, The Sisters' Embrace, foam, clay, thread, pins, coyote hide, wood, metal bracket, 48" x 35" x 14"