From concert halls to beer halls, from the French Revolution to the Weimar Republic, "Songs of Resistance and Rebellion" celebrates the great art of protest songs and the music that gave a voice to the voiceless. Mezzo soprano Rebecca Comerford and pianist Anna Dagmar traverse the worlds of opera, jazz, folk, and musical theatre in an unforgettable night that is both powerful and incisive.

Date: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
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A specialist in the music of Kurt Weill, and winner of the Lotte Lenya International Vocal Competition, Misty Ann Sturm’s voice was described as “breathtakingly beautiful” Atlanta Theater Review. She has presented several recitals of Kurt Weill's music at Lincoln Center and sang the soubrette role in "Mahogonny-Songspiel" at the Kurt Weill Festival in 1998. For her Café Sabarsky debut, she will perform beloved Weill classics along with his lesser-known works.

Date: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Australian Kim David Smith conjures the glitter, doom, and decadence of 1920’s Berlin with “Morphium Kabarett.” Named for the sensual, Spoliansky-penned waltz, this program features the standards of Hollaender, Weill, and Spoliansky, mixed with Kylie Minogue, The Supremes, and many unexpected others, in a neo-Weimar cabaret fantasia. 

Date: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Curator of Decorative Arts

Date: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Maria-Christina “Puppa” Sayn-Wittgenstein Nottebohm, the author of Old Masters Rock: How to Look at Art with Children, presents an informal talk in the exhibition galleries. Puppa explores ways to engage children with art. Her presentations make art accessible to adults and children alike. Followed by a book signing in the Neue Galerie Book Store. Open to children ages 6 and above.

Date: 
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 10:00am
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On select Sunday mornings, Talking Art: Family Conversations offers families the opportunity to engage with the museum's permanent collection and special exhibitions. This inter-generational program invites all members of the family to participate in gallery discussions and exciting hands-on activities. Open to children 6 years and above.

Artsy: "The Short, Scandalous Life of Austria’s Most Tortured Artist"

"His amalgamated aesthetic was born out of a commitment to experimentation and irresolution." [read the article]

 

New York Observer: "Neue Galerie’s Richard Gerstl Retrospective Showcases a Life Cut Short"

"A prolific self-portraitist, his way of depicting himself was constantly in flux." [read the article]

 

The New York Times: "His Art Isn't Even the Half of It"

Roberta Smith writes, "...exudes an irresistible energy and optimism end to end..." [read the article]

 

The Wall Street Journal: "The First Austrian Expressionist"

"...from prodigiously gifted maker of naturalistic portraits to fearless creator of fiercely scrawled landscapes and figures so elusive that they verge on abstraction..."' [read the article]