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Videos made by Cornelia Seckel

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Susan Vreeland's response to the question: How do you choose who or what you will write about?

Raymond J. Steiner speaking at Lifespring Adult Learning Community on December 4, 2013
Click to read what Steiner has to say about Art Criticism

Stroll along with ART TIMES publisher Cornelia Seckel as she walks along NYC High Line, a NYC park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets in Manhattan’s meatpacking district in Chelsea, NYC. It has become a very popular place for New Yorkers and Tourists to visit. Take the stairs to the High Line from several points West of 10th Avenue beginning at Gansevoort St and continuing to 30th St and walk for a mile along what had been out-of-use elevated rail tracks; enjoy the more than 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees; the artwork installed on buildings and on pedestals along the walk; the open spaces for picnics and relaxing; and enjoy views of the Hudson River (West) and Cityscapes (East). For more about the High Line and the multitude of programs they are offering see •••••• Click here for Cornelia's full report. ••••• Darlin' Darlin' © written and sung by Emily Mure

Brief excerpts from a 30th Season performance by Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana.
This company presents new music, dramatic works and a mixture of various dances
as well as integrating Hispanic and American influences. Dancers include Antonio Hidalgo,
Angel Munoz, Charo Espino, Leslie Roybal, Leilah Broukhim, Isaac Tovar, Laura Peralta,
and musicians Gaspar Rodriguez, Ricardo Anglada, Francisco Orozco, and Roberto Lorente.



An overview of the Exhibition Eugene Ludins: An American Fantacist held at the Samuel
Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz February 11 - July 12, 2012. Susana Torruella Leval,
curator. This exhibit will open at the New York State Museum, Albany, NY
February 1 and run through May 30, 2013. This exhibit will open at the New York State Museum,
Albany, NY February 1 and run through May 30, 2013.

This is a brief overview of the 2011 Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice's main event
the Opera "Don Giovanni" held in Phoenicia, NY August 2011. The opera featured Louis Otey,
Kerry Henderson, Barry Banks, Michelle Jennings, Maria Todaro, Toby Newman,
Masetto Mathew Curran and music Director Steven White.
The Festival included 4 days of honoring the voice with the Opera Don Giovanni; lectures,
Choral Chamber Singers; Kids' Programs; World Music; Jazz; Cabaret, Gospel; Concerts with:
Justin Kolb, Mikail Horowitz, Carey Harrison, Babette Hierholzer, Sylvia Bucelli,
Lauren Flanigan, Lily Arbisser and Lawrence Craig Upcoming Festival


An overview of the 2011 Altamura Summer Music Festival in Round Top, NY.
Altamura Center for Arts and Cultures was founded in 1970 by Leonard and Carmela.
Altamura, provides ethnic, social, professional and cultural relations in the world through
the arts for the purpose of promoting understanding among world peoples through the study of music.


The Mount, in Lenox, MA. was the home of Edith Wharton who designed the house and the
gardens outlined in her influential book, The Decoration of Houses (1897) and lived there for
many years until relocating to France where she lived till her death in 1937. Edith Wharton
wrote over 40 books and was the first woman awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the first
woman to receive an honorary doctorate from Yale and the first woman elevated to full
membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters.


The National Academy Museum re-opens in the Fall of 2011 after year-long rennovations.
This is a brief overview of Museum reopening in the Fall of 2011. This is just one of the many
celebration receptions of The National Academy Museum and School, NYC


Fall for Art— an annual fundraising event in Kingston, NY that supports the work of the
Ulster County Jewish Federation and presents a check to an outstanding arts organization
in the Hudson Valley. For more about Fall for Art and the Federation

"A New Deal for Youth: Eleanor Roosevelt, Val-Kill Industries and the Woodstock Resident
Work Center" on view at the Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY thru Nov. 5, 2011.


Individuals and members of Women's Organizations in the Hudson Valley who walked
across The Walkway, Poughkeepsie, NY on March. 8th, 2011. We joined Women from
25 different nations who also walked across thousands of bridges for the 100th Anniversary
of International Women's Day, a day to celebrate women around the world, and an
opportunity to educate people about the plight of women.

Harriet Tannin Retrospective at the Woodstock Artists Association Museum,
Woodstock, NY Feb 12— Apr 3, 2011. Harriet was a painter, photographer and collage artist.
She was particularly known for her photographs of notable Woodstock Artists and
her concern with the lack of attention Women artists were receiving in galleries and the media.
Video taken March 12, 2011.

The 22nd Annual Delray Beach Arts Festival in Delray Beach, Florida Jan. 15-16, 2011


Boca Raton Museum of Art Opening Reception and overview of exhibits on view Jan. 19, 2011


Annual Ringling International Arts Festival, Sarasota Florida a collaboration
between The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and the Baryshnikov Arts Center, NYC


Howard Tibbals created this miniature circus which is housed at The John and Mable Ringling
Art Museum in Sarasota, Florida


Pastel Society of America' 38th Annual “For Pastels Only”
Awards Presentation on Sept 26, 2010 at the National Arts Club, NYC


Audubon Artists 68th Annual Exhibit at the Salmagundi Club, NYC


Phoenicia Festival of Voice, Phoenicia, NY August 2010

Opening Reception for 8th Annual Saugerties Art Tour at Opus 40,
Saugerties, NY. Over 40 artists opened their studios for tours.

American Watercolor Society at the Salmagundi Club, NYC, April 2010


Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Tivoli, NY, May 2010


Bar Scott at Photosensualis Art Gallery, Woodstock, NY, May 2010


Music Inspires Dance In Collaboration with the German Forum Recital
by Anita-Theresa Steckel, violin; Hans Pieter Herman, baritone;
Julian Steckel, cello; Babette Hierholzer, piano

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Tivoli, NY Mar 2010


Women's Studio Workshop Chili Fest, February 2010


Venice Art Center,
February 2010

Shelley Parriott at the Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs Florida January 2010

Vanaver Caravan 35th year Celebration; December 2009


Vanaver Caravan Teen Troup performance; December 2009


Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art November 2009