BalletHispanico2015gBalletHispanico2015dBalletHispanico2015a BalletHispanico2015 Photographs: Stephen Wise

PalmSunday2015“The Last Supper and the Crucifixion took place during the Passover, when the Eternal Son of the Father mediated a New Testament or Covenant, as the Old Testament or Covenant was mediated through Moses. As Moses ratified the Old Testament with the blood of animals, so Christ now ratified the New Testament with His own Blood. He Who is the true Paschal Lamb.” Fulton J. Sheen, Life of Christ (McGraw-Hill, 1958)

Argentina-MargotArgentinaWinesArgentina-PelleritiWines of Argentina passed through NYC last week seeking importers for some of its passionate producers. Among those that we liked were Margot and Marcelo Pelleriti Wines from Mendoza, and Secreto Patagonico from Patigonia.

MadMen5Today’s EDP’s are nostalgic for yesterday’s Mad Men.

WilliamKleinPhotographer William Klein’s recent work: William Klein + Brooklyn (2013) is on display at Howard Greenberg Gallery, through May 2, 2015.

Born in New York, Mr. Klein, 86, now resides in Paris.

MOMA2015dMOMA2015bMarch 20, 2015 — Museum of Modern Art

Photographs: Stephen Wise

SheaCayuse (2)It’s been said that U.S. wines are experiencing a renaissance. From Oregon and Washington State, the wines of Shea Wine Cellars and Cayuse are a revelation.

DelhiArt-NYCDelhiArtGallery-BPrabhaDelhiArtGalleryDelhiArtGalleryNYC2015Delhi Art Gallery, with locations in New Delhi and Mumbai, is now open in the famed Fuller Building on 57th Street.

The gallery’s debut exhibition: India Modern features paintings and works on paper by 40 modern Indian artists (born before 1947), including K.H Ara, Krishen Khanna, and B. Prabha.

The modern project and its quest for the “essential” has often led to a revolt against being itself — with egoism and algorithms producing emptiness and death for individuals and society.

B. Prabha (1931-2001), one of two female artists in the show, in a painting done in 1964 (second from top) “evokes a bare desert landscape where one has come upon a small clump of dried trees, the survivors of a grove, the only vestiges of life in a wasted landscape of miles of sand or salty marsh.”

Hopefully contemporary Indian artists will inspire in their countrymen progress rooted in being, rather than the non-being so prevalent in the West.

Photographs: Stephen Wise

ASDT2015eASDT2015fAmandaSelwynDanceTheatre2015aThe Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre began their fifteenth season with a World Premiere of Renewal at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, March 13-15.

Photographs: Stephen Wise

AsianArtsWeek2015bAsianArtsWeek2015Asia Week New York (March 13-21) is a celebration of Asian art in NYC.

Auction Bonhams: March 16-18

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