The Museum of the City of New York and Museo del Barrio teamed up to host four consecutive Wednesday evenings of fun at Uptown Bounce. Enjoy music and dancing with New York DJs (including dance lessons), enjoy gallery talks, tours, art workshops, summer drinks, and local food. The event is free which includes access to… Continue reading Uptown Bounce
Standing Crowned and Jeweled Buddha, Burma, Pagan period, ca. 13th-early 14th century. Wood with lacquer and gilt. Standing Crowned and Jeweled Buddha, Burma, Pagan period 12th-13th century. Wood with traces of red lacquer, gesso and gold leaf. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
These gracefully haunting and beautiful pieces are from Neri Oxman, an architect and designer with a PhD from MIT. She founded the design and research group Mediated Matter to explore how digital design and production techniques enhances the relationship between natural environments and the ones we build. The pieces are currently on exhibit in Beauty-Cooper… Continue reading Glass Series