manhattan

Splendors indeed

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The American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan is attracting many a design lover these days as “Aesthetic Splendors: Highlights from the Gift of Barrie and Deedee Wigmore” continues. The showcase of The Gilded Age in our region is brought to life through sumptuous furniture, metalwork, ceramics, paintings and jewelry, many objects never before seen by the public.

A Viennese valentine

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Fin de siècle Vienna comes to New York with “Madame d’Ora,” a Neue Galerie exhibition devoted to the Austrian fashion and portrait photographer. Her storied models ranged from Pablo Picasso to Josephine Baker to Colette, and her groundbreaking work had a decidedly sensuous appeal.

A storied allure

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Art, architecture and design elements influence the creations of David Howell & Company. In fact, the romance of the past forms the heart of this Bedford Hills-based jewelry firm that sells its accessories around the world.

View finder

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Photographer Allyson Monson’s work is bold, reflecting her background in interior design. She showcases her work at home-décor shops in Rye, Scarsdale and Westport, but her booth at the Architectural Digest Design Show in Manhattan offered proof that she’s ready to expand her reach.

Celebrating a citizen of the world

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The late singer-songwriter, poet and author Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) was a global icon. A museum in his hometown of Montreal mounted a tribute exhibition to this citizen of the world that’s now on an international tour – with its first stop the Jewish Museum in Manhattan.

Turning the tide

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The “Hudson Rising” exhibition at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library in Manhattan examines two centuries along the river. From commerce to art to wildlife, varied elements combine to create a detailed exploration that encompasses ecological change and environmental activism.

An enduring influence

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WAG got a sneak peek of “Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything,” which opens April 12 at the Jewish Museum in Manhattan. The multifloor, multimedia exhibition is devoted to the life and legacy of the late singer-songwriter, poet and author.

Every dog has its day

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The American Kennel Club has relocated its popular Museum of the Dog from St. Louis to midtown Manhattan. Executive director Alan Fausel walks WAG through the treasure trove of canine art, collectibles and history.