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Materials for the Arts presents Lina Puerta's "La muerte de un arbol (The Death of a Tree)"
Opening Reception, December 18, 2014, 6-9pm; On view December 18 - February 19th, M-F, 10am-4pm. Over the past several months, Materials for the Arts Artist-in-Residence Lina Puerta worked inside NYC’s premier reuse facility sorting through thousands of donated materials, carefully picking bits of lace, fabric, broken jewelry, and much more to create this series of sculptures and site-specific installations. Puerta’s ongoing exploration of the process of wearing and urban decay are brought to life by her meticulously detailed workmanship and a rich, baroque treatment of surfaces.
Americas Society presents Brazil's Camerata Aberta
On Thursday, December 11, 7pm, Music of the Americas presents São Paulo-based new music group Camerata Aberta for the third time in a concert featuring new pieces by Brazilian composers. Admission is free for Americas Society Members and $20 for non-members. $10 for student tickets will be available for purchase at the door with ID.
International Print Center New York Presents Somewheres & Nowheres: New Prints 2014/Autumn
On view through December 13, this exhibition features 50 projects by 54 artists selected by Nicola López. It is the forty-ninth presentation of IPCNY’s New Prints Program.
The Metropolitan Playhouse presents "Rollo's Wild Oat"
From November 20 – December 20, the Metropolitan Playhouse presents Rollo’s Wild Oat, a comedy from 1920 by songwriter and playwright Clare Beecher Kummer about Rollo Webster, a man with the sole ambition to play Hamlet on Broadway.