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Cuisine&ConfessionsCuisine&Confessions5Cuisine&ConfessionsThe 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts), a Montreal-besed circus, is flying high at NYU’s Skirball, with Cuisine & Confessions, through April 16. Showgoers will be treated to culinary tastings.

Photographs: Stephen Wise

SelwynDanceTheatre2017fAmanda Selwyn Dance Theatre Company – April 8, 2017

Photograph: Stephen Wise

Lauder-Greenberg3JudyGlickmanLauderLauder-GreenbergLauder-Greenberg2An exhibition of photographic works by Judy Glickman Lauder opened at Howard Greenberg Gallery this evening, and runs through May 6.

The show, which presents Glickman Lauder’s work since the 1970s, includes a range of subject matter — from nature and street photography, to Cuba, the Holocaust and self portraits — all from a deeply soulful perspective, expressed by poet who has mastered her craft.

AIDSFoundation-Christie'sAIDSFoundation-Christie's2With a spotlight on works by Ansel Adams, Christie’s NY will be holding an auction of photography, April 6, to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation. This at a time of renewed interest in the role played by American biological warfare researchers, at Fort Detrick in the late 1970s, in manufacturing and spreading the AIDS virus during genetic engineering experiments.

Reflecting on an Ansel Adams photograph, one can experience the splendor of truth to be found in nature, but also the nature of reality itself, and be terrified of the cost of contradicting that “beginningless and endless, primordial ground.”

Topaz2017Topaz Arts in Woodside presented an immersive meditative installation, 4/1, with Todd Richmond’s laser forest, and dance accompaniment by Paz Tanjuaquio.

ThePhotographyShow17The Photography Show (presented by AIPAD) is at its new location, Pier 94, through April 2.

GuggenheimGuggenheim-MagritteGuggenheim2Visionaries: Create a Modern Guggenheim, is an exhibit presenting the early years (1929-1949) and collections that set the stage for the museum’s creation, and with it surrealism and expressionism in America.

JaneFreud2JaneFreud3Jane McAdam Freud, the British sculptor and great-granddaughter of Sigmund Freud, gave talk on Object Authority to NYU’s Graduate Art Therapy Program last week. She shared slides of her recent work and the notion of found objects as instructors — weaving in Freud’s theory of the “thing,” and how we are affected by the image of the object on a preconscious and unconscious level.

AsiaArtWeek-Christies.JPGAsiaArtWeek-Christies1Lokanatha Avalokiteshvara from Northeastern India, Pala Period, 12th Century, to be sold at Christie’s NY, 3/14.

Update 03/15/17: “Compassion” sold for $21,800,000 (plus buyer’s premium).