Guggenheim Fellow Hamid Rahmanian (Film-Video, 2014) illustrated and commissioned a new translation and adaptation of the tenth-century Persian epic poem Shahnameh by Ferdowsi, entitled Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings. Join Rahmanian for the final North American performance of Feathers of Fire.
Wayne Shorter (Music Composition, 2016) will be recognized at the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors on December 2. The music of Wayne Shorter has left an indelible mark on the development of music for the last half-century.
The Association to Preserve Cape Cod will host acclaimed author and essayist Robert Finch, Guggenheim Fellow in General Nonfiction, 2018, during their ‘Fifty Years of Exploring the Beauty and Mystery of Cape Cod’ event this month.
Guggenheim Fellow Maggie Hadleigh-West (Film & Video, 2013) is pleased to announce screenings of her documentary film, Sick to Death, in Philadelphia, New Orleans and New York City. Follow the link for more information about screening locations and tickets.
Tang Teaching Museum is pleased to present Dona Nelson: Stand Alone Paintings, an exhibition of artworks from the last four decades, on view through August 12. Dona Nelson was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 1994.
Peter Rock’s novel, My Abandonment (Mariner Books, April, 2010) has been made into a film. Leave No Trace is directed by Debra Granik and stars Ben Foster and Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie. Leave No Trace opens on June 29, in New York City. Peter Rock was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction in 2014. View the trailer.
The work of Elana Herzog, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2017, is featured in a two person show at Western Exhibitions. Compression opens on July 13 and will run through August 18.
Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable, will be on view Wednesday, September 19, through Tuesday, October 2, at Film Forum. Garry Winogrand was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography in 1964, 1969 and 1978.
Jeff Bailey Gallery is pleased to present Divided Light, an exhibition of new paintings by Jered Sprecher, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2009. This exhibition opens on Saturday, June 30, with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m.
The work of Guggenheim Fellow Rania Matar (Photography, 2018) is included in the forty-first annual summer exhibition at C. Grimaldis Gallery, in Baltimore, Maryland. The show opens on June 21 and will run through August 18.
Join Guggenheim Fellow Almudena Carracedo, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2015, for the New York premiere of The Silence of Others at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on June 19, at the Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center, and June 20, at the IFC Center.
“Quakers: The Quiet Revolutionaries” will be screened at the New Hope Film Festival on July 21, at 2 p.m. Janet Paxton Gardner was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Film & Video in 2015. Her Fellowship supported her work on this project.
Bridgman | Packer Dance will participate in Halcyon By The People Festival in Washington, D.C. June 21 through June 24. Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer were awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Choreography in 2008. Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer have collaborated in choreography and performance since 1978, with their current work focusing on the integration of live performance and video technology.
Don’t miss Elevator Repair Service: Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf by Kate Scelsa, at Abrons Arts Center. Guggenheim Fellow John Collins (Drama & Performance Art, 2010) is the founder and artistic director of Elevator Repair Service (ERS), a New York City-based ensemble that creates original works for live theater.
Reprise opens on Wednesday, June 13, at Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York. This summer show features the work of fifteen gallery artists, including the work of Federico Solmi, Guggenheim Fellow in Video & Audio, 2009.
Join Steve Lehman, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 2015, for a live performance this Wednesday, June 13, at Mr. Musichead Gallery in Los Angeles.
Join Guggenheim Fellow Molissa Fenley (Choreography, 2008) and Company for a presentation of Their Mark, featuring new dance and new music from Thursday, June 21 through Saturday, June 23, at Danspace Project.
Guggenheim Fellow Eric Nathan (Music Composition, 2014) will premiere two of his string orchestra suites, Dancing with J.S. Bach I and II, at the Chelsea Music Festival on Saturday, June 9.
On June 9, T.S. Monk, son of jazz legend Thelonious Monk, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 1976, will present a centennial celebration of his father, joined by Syndee Winters and Suite Assembly as the opening act.