Geneva Figgis at Gallery Met

Genieve Figgis will have her first solo show at Gallery Met, the visual arts space at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. Gallery Met has presented opera-themed exhibitions by many of the leading figures in contemporary art. Figgis’s show coincides with the Met’s new production of Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, a lush romantic tragedy based on Shakespeare’s play, which will be directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher and star German soprano Diana Damrau and Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo in the title roles. Figgis has reinterpreted the famous story in a series of paintings that proclaim her unique, highly irreverent, and unmistakably Irish style.

Start Date

December 7, 2016

End Date

January 21, 2017

Hours

10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Address

The Arnold and Marie Schwartz Gallery Met, Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023

Event Type

Public

More Information

http://www.metopera.org

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