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Here are a few upcoming event highlights for art to see and engage with in the Big Apple this week!

  1. Kevin Beasley’s Untitled Stanzas: Staff/Un/Site: Beasley will install and play a new piece of music, made entirely of sounds collected around the High Line over a three-day period. The sounds come from crickets to birds to the people who were near the High Line. Recordings are layered over one another for maximum effect. The performances are set for the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th at 6:00 P.M., at the High Line at the Rail Yards on the High Line at West 30th and 12th Ave. Admission is free, and the performance is open to all ages.
  2. Kristine Khouri and Rasha Salt, Past Disquiet: Narratives and Ghosts of the International Art Exhibition for Palestine, 1978. This show illuminates the legacy of a 1978 show, titled The International Art Exhibition in Solidarity with Palestine, an exhibit which was meant to show close to 200 works by over 200 artists in 30 countries. Unfortunately, the collection was destroyed during the Israeli army’s siege of Beirut in 1982. The show will be held at Artists’ Space Talks and Books, 55 Walker St., Tuesday the 22nd ad 7 P.M.
  3. All at Once. Sculptor Arlene Shechet will discuss her career with artist Janine Antoni and writer David Levi Strauss. Shechet will also discuss her book, titled All at Once, which details her long and prolific history working in different mediums. Their conversation will be moderated by Ian Berry, Dayton Director of the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. All at Once will be at the New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwartzman Building, Celeste Auditorium, 5th Ave at 42nd from 6-8 P.M, on Wednesday, September 23rd.

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