At critical moments in his career, Stuart Davis turned to jazz for inspiration, but can a painter truly take the same passionate risks as a jazz musician? Conversely, can the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra transform the colors, lines, and layers of a Stuart Davis painting into live music? Enjoy this opportunity to see (and hear) for yourself.
Charles Sheeler and Diego Rivera couldn’t wait to visit The Rouge, a radically new factory designed by Henry Ford. Do their paintings celebrate the potential of machines to liberate us from drudgery? Or inadvertently warn us about the dangers of living in a technology-driven society?