Opera

    Exhibition

    December 22, 2018 To July 21, 2019

    The Met Fifth Avenue,1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

    Focusing on early painting styles that emerged in the regional courts of the Punjab hills of North India during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, this exhibition will examine innovative ways of depicting the Hindu gods. By juxtaposing devotional images with emotionally charged narrative moments, the paintings provided fresh means for royal patrons to forge a personal connection to the divine through devotion (bhakti)…. Read more »

    Art, Exhibition

    March 20, 2019 To August 4, 2019

    Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, New York

    One of the founding members of the Bombay Progressive Artists Group, M.F. Husain, created the mural-sized painting Lightning for then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s Congress Party public rally in 1975 in Bombay (Mumbai), the same year that a state of emergency was imposed across India. The twelve massive panels of Lightning are littered with visual references to India and the 1970s,… Read more »

    Exhibition

    April 8, 2019 To November 3, 2019

    The Met Fifth Avenue,1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

    Calligraphy is a key achievement of Islamic civilization and arguably the most characteristic expression of the Islamic spirit. Throughout the Islamic world, calligraphy embellishes the surfaces of objects large and small—from architecture to items of daily use—in styles that range from the elegant, refined, and eminently readable to the decorative, abstract,… Read more »

    Exhibition

    June 4, 2019 To September 29, 2019

    The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

    Phenomenal Nature will mark the first retrospective of the artist in the United States. The exhibition will bring together fifty-seven works by Mukherjee and explore the artist’s longstanding engagement with fiber, along with her significant forays into ceramic and bronze towards the middle and latter half of her career.
    A committed sculptor who worked intuitively,… Read more »

    Music

    June 22, 2019 To July 27, 2019

    W 30th St between 10th and 11th Aves, New York

    A futuristic kung fu musical co-conceived by Chen Shi-Zheng and Kung Fu Panda screenwriters Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, with songs by Sia and choreography by Akram Khan.
    Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise tells the story of a secret sect in Flushing, Queens, that possesses the magical power to extend human life,… Read more »