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Lecture
Nov 11, 2014

November 11Eric Fischl, a painter, sculptor, and printmaker featured in Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s, gained acclaim in the 1980s with large-scale paintings depicting middle-class American life with themes of adolescent sexuality and voyeurism.

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This popular series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public each Tuesday from September 23 through November 18.

Films
Nov 12, 2014

Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the highly anticipated West End production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry, broadcast live from London’s West End by National Theatre Live.

Films
Nov 12, 2014

Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the highly anticipated West End production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry, broadcast live from London’s West End by National Theatre Live.

Gallery Program
Nov 12, 2014

This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the Modern’s education department. Both the tour and project focus on selected works on view in the galleries. Registration is not required, but attendance is limited. A sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Admission and supplies are free.

Studio Programs
Nov 13, 2014

Products of the ’80s: A Closer Look at Urban Theater
Thursdays, October 2–November 20

Member Event
Nov 14, 2014

FOCUS: Jules de Balincourt

Cocktail reception and artist talk

Dinner at Café Modern

Exhibition
Nov 15, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015

Brooklyn-based artist Jules de Balincourt is known for his expressive, radiantly colored paintings that vary distinctly in style, size, and theme. Through subject matter such as cityscapes and present-day genre scenes, his work often evokes notions of American utopia and dystopia, politics, and various societal groups. De Balincourt works on up to ten paintings at a time without sketches or source materials, and he considers them chapters—symbiotic, yet independent, darting between abstraction and representation.

Performances
Nov 15, 2014

 

Alessandro Deljavan, piano; Gary Levinson, violin; Michael Klotz, viola; Jason Calloway, cello

Member Event
Nov 18, 2014

WRAP IT UP! Modern Members’ Shopping Event

Tuesday, November 18, 4–7 pm

Wrap up all your holiday shopping in one stop. Get everything checked off your list with a modern twist! Join us at the Modern Shop to celebrate the holidays with cocktails and exclusive discounts and offers on gifts. Enjoy festive music and free gift wrap! Stay after for the Tuesday Evenings presentation featuring FOCUS artist Jules de Balincourt.

Lecture
Nov 18, 2014

November 18Jules de Balincourt, the artist featured in FOCUS: Jules de Balincourt, works from the position of an outsider on paintings of American politics and marginalized communities, both utopian and dystopian, in compositions that explore the shifting relationship between representation and abstraction.

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