Tiona Nekkia McClodden Is Not Running Away

An artist’s journey to establish her position in the world took her to the shooting range and produced a bold, original show.

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A Human-Size Spider Web Is Getting a Boost From TikTok

The “Tomás Saraceno: Particular Matter(s)” exhibition at the Shed — particularly the “Free the Air” installation — is drawing social media attention.

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The Art World’s Amazing Spider Man

Tomás Saraceno’s creations, including those on view at a new exhibition at the Shed, lie at the intersection of sculpture, ecology and futuristic experimentation.

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‘Intelligent Life’ Review: Cecily Strong’s ‘Awerobics’ Workout

Taking Lily Tomlin’s roles in a revival of Jane Wagner’s metaphysical comedy, the “Saturday Night Live” star is put through her paces.

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Continuing ‘The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe’

Lily Tomlin, who first performed this comically cosmic play, and Jane Wagner, its author, discuss a new production with Cecily Strong and Leigh Silverman, its new star and director.

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Very Personal Computing: In Artist’s New Work, A.I. Meets Fatherhood

Ian Cheng brings his latest piece to the Shed, a narrative animation powered by a video game engine and partly inspired by his daughter.

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Juneteenth: 7 Events for Celebrating the Holiday in New York

On Saturday, many of the city’s cultural venues are holding performances and parties to mark the emancipation of enslaved African Americans.

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The Artist Who Transforms Galleries Into Forests and Fields

Precious Okoyomon’s vast installations, which often incorporate plants as well as poetry and sculpture, celebrate the chaos of nature, and warn against its destruction.

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Renée Fleming Was Back Onstage. Here’s What Happened First.

To pull together a 85-minute indoor concert at the Shed with the opera star and three musicians, everything had to go according to plan.

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400 Days Later, the New York Philharmonic Returns

The orchestra’s first indoor concert for a live audience in 13 months was a quietly joyful celebration.

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Performing Arts Make a Cautious Return in New York

More than a year after the pandemic abruptly shuttered theaters and concert halls across the city, limited audiences were welcomed back inside.

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Live Performing Arts Are Returning to N.Y.C., but Not All at Once

Starting on Friday, theaters, comedy clubs and other arts venues can open at 33-percent capacity. The formula doesn’t work for everyone.

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As People Reflect on Their Bodies, Museums Turn to Artists for Answers

The pandemic has led to new contemplations of fragility, and sick or disabled artists are using new attention to imagine a more accessible art world.

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New York to Allow Limited Live Performances to Resume in April

The state will allow plays, concerts and other performances to start again April 2 for audiences of up to 100 people indoors, or 200 outdoors.

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Review: A Poet’s Urgent Questions Fuel ‘November’

Five Black women narrate a filmed rendition of Claudia Rankine’s heady play, which was rethought after an initial version was shut down by the pandemic.

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How Long Can N.Y.C. Museums Survive at 25 Percent Capacity?

Visiting during the pandemic can feel a bit lonely. Museum directors worry that will persist far into 2021.

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At 77, Howardena Pindell Exorcises a Chilling Memory From Childhood

The artist’s first new video in 25 years, on view at the Shed, mines the history of violence against African-Americans.

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Broadway Will Be a While. These Venues Say They’re Ready Now.

Directors of large flexible spaces like the Park Avenue Armory are lobbying for permission to put on indoor shows for socially distanced audiences.

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New York’s Reopened Museums: Where to Go and What to See

What you need to know before venturing back out to see art, from safety precautions to the exhibitions still on view.

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