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tears become…streams become

Head on over to Park Avenue Armory before January 4th to take in tears become…streams become in the cavernous Drill Hall — especially if you’re looking for some end-of-year quiet reflection. Photos don’t do it justice. When bare, the Drill Hall … Continue reading

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Dance Commission Launches Park Avenue Armory’s 2015 Season

Park Avenue Armory has commissioned dance pioneer Reggie “Regg Roc” Gray and visionary director Peter Sellars to create a performance piece that transforms the tradition of flex, the Brooklyn-born street dance. Characterized by sharp, rhythmic contortion, pausing, snapping, gliding, and animated … Continue reading

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Ann Hamilton’s “the event of a thread”

The Park Avenue Armory is once again home to an installation that is appealing to adults and children alike.  Ann Hamilton’s the event of a thread is playful, elegant, and a bit mysterious.  Filled with 42 swings suspended from the ceiling … Continue reading

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the transfinite at Park Avenue Armory

Last Saturday I visited the Park Avenue Armory to see the transfinite, a large-scale digital installation and sonic landscape designed by Japanese artist and electronic composer Ryoji Ikeda.  the transfinite is stunning in size, mind boggling in its attempt to … Continue reading

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Park Avenue Armory Unveils Ryoji Ikeda’s “the transfinite”

Park Avenue Armory’s latest installation, by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda, is set to open on May 20th.  It sounds and looks like a gorgeously graphical, not-to-be-missed event.  Excerpts from the press release are below, and check out the video. Japan’s … Continue reading

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