Like any innovator, Sydney Skybetter defies stereotyping. Trained at Interlochen Arts Academy and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Skybetter could roughly be described as a choreographer, curator and consultant, catalyzing innovation inside organizations ranging fromThe National Ballet of Canada to The DeVos Institute / Bloomberg Philanthropies to [...]
Only a couple of U.S. fashion schools have staged runway shows during New York Fashion Week over the years, including Parsons and the Academy of Art University, while most hold shows in May around graduation time. Of course, New York Fashion Week is a much more visible platform, and... Continue reading
Despite having lost its New York home at Lighthouse International on East 59th St. last August, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is going ahead with its second annual... To view the full story, click the title link.
Ever since Les Arts Florissants brought its epoch-making production of Lully’s Atys to the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 1989, those in love with 17th and 18th century opera—especially the French genus–eagerly await every New York visit by the acclaimed early-music group. Show More Summary
Originally from Vitoria, Spain, Arantzazu Martinez moved to New York in search of 19th century style classical training. There she studied with Jacob Collins, both at the New York Academy of Figurative Art and the Water Street Atelier. Martinez frequently puts her classical training in service of the interpretation of fantastical literary subjects, both historic, […]
Naomi Watts keeps it cute and sophisticated while striking a pose at the New York Academy Of Art’s Tribeca Ball 2016 held on Monday (April 4) in New York City. The 47-year-old Divergent Series: Allegiant actress was joined by Rose McGowan, Brooke Shields and Tali Lennox-Fruchtmann at the event raising funds to support the Academy’s [...]
George Takei has slammed the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' response to a letter protesting two sketches shown during this year's Oscars that were considered derogatory to Asians. Speaking to the New York Times, Takei said of the Academy's "patronizing" statement, "It was a bland, corporate response." In a statement...
Sarah Jessica Parker looks totally chic and glamorous as she arrives at the 2016 Guild Hall Of East Hampton: Academy Of The Arts Lifetime Achievement Awards held at The Rainbow Room on Tuesday (March 8) in New York City. The 50-year-old actress was honored with the Performing Arts Award for her contributions and excellence in [...]
Today’s the press preview for the Met Breuer, but don’t worry about missing out — the Met’s tweeting from the preview. [ Twitter ] OK, why didn’t we get the invite to Jeremy Deller’s life drawing class at the New York Academy of Arts last week? Iggy Pop was the model. Show More Summary
What's so good? The legendary Iggy Pop posed as a nude model for an art class at the New York Academy of Art. The idea was originally conceived by artist Jeremy Deller, and saw 21 artists capture the icon in his completely naked form. Show More Summary
Musician Iggy Pop can now add Nude Art Model to his portfolio of greatness, as the godfather of punk was recently the subject of study for a group of artists at the New York Academy of Art. The provocative project titled, “Iggy Pop Life Class,” was conceived by British artist Jeremy Delle and the drawings... Show More Summary
Artists at a life drawing class at the New York Academy of Art were greeted by a naked Iggy Pop February 21st as the rocker was recruited by the Brooklyn Museum to serve as the class' nude model. Twenty-one artists, aged 19 to 80, participated in the "Iggy Pop Life Class"...
Iggy Pop ditched his see-through pants and went fully nude earlier this month for a life drawing course at the New York Academy of Art. Artists aged anywhere between 19 and 80 — yes, 80 — gathered to stare at and collectively scrutinize Iggy's 68-year-old body for an upcoming exhibit titled Iggy Pop Life Class. Show More Summary
Phot by Elena Olivo/Brooklyn Museum On February 21, Iggy Pop served as the nude model in a life drawing class at the New York Academy of Art. The session was organized by the Brooklyn Museum and conceived by British artist Jeremy Deller. Show More Summary
Begins a NYT article titled "Program Aims to Keep Schools Diverse as New York Neighborhoods Gentrify." It continues:At the Academy of Arts and Letters, a small K-8 school in Brooklyn founded in 2006 to educate a community of “diverse...Show More Summary
Marion Cotillard strikes a pose while attending The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences screening of her latest film Macbeth held at NYIT Theatres on Tuesday (December 8) in New York City. That same evening, the 40-year-old actress was spotted making her way inside the Ed Sullivan Theatre to make an appearance on The [...]
Rachel Weisz laughs while on stage at an Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences screening of her film Youth on Friday (November 20) in New York City. The 45-year-old actress was joined by her Youth cast mates Paul Dano, Jane Fonda, Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Rachel [...]
Eddie Redmayne gets serious as he discusses his upcoming film The Danish Girl at a screening hosted by The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences on Saturday afternoon (November 7) in New York City. The 33-year-old Oscar-winning actor recently revealed that he met with transgender women to hear their stories so he could better [...]
The most recent cover star of V magazine, Brad Pitt was in New York with his wife Angelina Jolie to attend a screening of their latest film project, By the Sea. Hosted by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the screening included a press session with Pitt and Jolie. Show More Summary
Originally published in the October 2015 issue of Robb Report Collection as “Classics Department” For a pop-up gallery unlike any other, three esteemed European galleries will bring hundreds of museum-quality masterpieces to New York City for an exhibition and sale from October 14 through 30. Show More Summary