arts 05.1.14

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architecture At the Storefront for Art and Architecture, Letters to the Mayor is a project that consists of missives to the mayors of 20 cities by 50 international architects on the role of architecture in the cities of the future.

film Ida, the new film by director Pawel Pawlikowski, is the moving story of a novitiate nun in the 1960s who confronts the past.

dance Cedar Lake Dance celebrates its 10th anniversary with performances at BAM, June 11-14.

book You may know James Gulliver Hancock's work illustrating All the Buildings in New York; if you're a fan, which we are, you'll want to check out his new book out May 6 called Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers: Portraits of Fifty Famous Folks & All Their Weird Stuff, in which the artist puts his James Hancock on Cleopatra, Oprah, Churchill, Julia Child, QE1, Freud, and Joan of Arc, to name a few.

sculpture The Met Roof Garden is open, weather permitting, with an installation of glass and ivy hedgerows by Dan Graham with Swiss landscape architect Günther Vogt.

art Opening today at Site/109, 109 Norfolk [Rivington/Delancey] 212.260.8110 presented by the Cynthia Corbett Gallery, is ar•chi•tec•ton•ic, showcasing Tom Leighton's striking photographic composites and painter Andy Burgess' paintings, which share Hockney's fascination with swimming pools.

Now at Tabla Rasa Gallery, 224 48th St. [2nd Ave.] in Sunset Park, a group show of artwork inspired by trees, including the painting pictured by Tom Keough.

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