Category: New York

Calendar. 10.09.13.

Deodorized Central Mass with Satellites. 1991/1999, by Mike Kelley. ( Images courtesy of Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Los Angeles. Photography: Joshua White/
Deodorized Central Mass with Satellites, 1991/1999, by Mike Kelley. Part of the exhibit Mike Kelley, at MoMA PS1. Opens Sunday, in Long Island City. (Courtesy of Perry Rubenstein Gallery. Photograph by Joshua White/

  • NYC: Rebirth: Recent Work by Mariko Mori, at the Japan Society. Opens Friday, in Midtown.
  • NYC: The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution, at the New-York Historical Society. Opens Friday, on the Upper West Side.
  • NYC: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Vision: In Pursuit of the Best, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  • NYC: Llyn Foulkes, and Counter Forms: Tetsumi Kudo, Alina Szapocznikow, Paul Thek, Hannah Wilke, at Andrea Rosen Gallery. Opens Saturday, in Midtown.
  • NYC: Thomas Eggerer, Gesture and Territory, at Friedrich Petzel. Opens Thursday, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: No Longer Empty Presents: Jan Tichy, at 196 Stanton Street at Attorney Street. Opens Thursday at 6pm, on the Lower East Side.
  • NYC: Rollin Leonard, Trunks, Stems and Heads, at Transfer Gallery. Opens Saturday, in East Williamsburg.
  • NYC: Between the Door and the Street, a performance initiated by Suzanne Lacy, at Park Place and the Brooklyn Museum. Opens Thursday, in Brooklyn. The performance will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, October 19.
  • NYC: Vernacular Criticism, a talk by Brian Droitcour, at the New Museum. This Saturday at 3pm, on the Lower East Side.
  • L.A.: Joe Sola, Portraits: An Exhibition in TIF Sigfrids’ Ear, at Tif Sigfrids. Opens Saturday, in Hollywood.
  • L.A.: Creative Collaboration in Music and Architecture: Frank Gehry, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Nicolai Ourossoff, in conversation at the Hammer Museum. Next Tuesday at 7:30pm, in Westwood.
  • Nottingham: Asco, No Movies, at Nottingham Contemporary. Opens Saturday.
  • Luxembourg: Brent Birnbaum, Ride (w/) The Wind, at Casino Luxembourg. Opens Saturday.

Calendar. 09.27.13.

9th Street Exhibition, 1951 by Robert Motherwell (Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. Photo: Courtesy Dedalus Foundation, Inc.) 9th Street Exhibition, 1951 by Robert Motherwell. Part of the exhibit Robert Motherwell: Early Collages, at the Guggenheim Museum. Opens today. (Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. Courtesy of the Dedalus Foundation.)

  • NYC: Magritte: Mysteries of the Ordinary, at the Museum of Modern Art. Opens Saturday.
  • NYC: See It Loud: Seven Post-War American Painters, at the National Academy Museum. Through January 26, on the Upper East Side.
  • NYC: EKG, with performances by Fake Hooker and the Unstoppable Death Machines, for the re-opening of Pandemic 22. Saturday at 8pm, near the Navy Yard in Brooklyn.
  • NYC: Wynne Greenwood, More Heads, at Soloway. Through October 27, in Williamsburg.
  • NYC: Jonathan Schipper, Detritus, at the Boiler. Opens today at 7pm, in Greenpoint.
  • NYC: No More Road Trips?, a film by Rick Prelinger, screening at the New York Film Festival. This Saturday at 9:30pm, at the Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center.
  • L.A. : Robert Heinecken, Sensing the Technologic Banzai, at Cherry & Martin. Opens Saturday at 4pm in Culver City.
  • L.A.: Kristian Burford, Audition, at Nye + Brown. Opens Saturday at 6pm, in Culver City.
  • Orange County:Within, at the Cypress College Art Gallery. Through November 5, in Cypress.
  • PLUS: 323 Projects has an open call for very funny audio. You have until this Sunday to submit.

Calendar. 08.24.13. Better late than never edition.

Untitled by Bast at Jonathan LeVine Wooster Collective show
LAST DAY: Untitled, by Bast. Part of the exhibit Ten Years of Wooster Collective: 2003-2013, at Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Through today, in Chelsea. (Image courtesy of the artist and Jonathan LeVine.)

  • NYC: American Modern: Hopper to O’Keeffe, at the Museum of Modern Art. Through January 26.
  • NYC: Soundings: A Contemporary Score, at the Museum of Modern Art. Through November 3.
  • NYC: Matthew Miller, Unveiling, at Pocket Utopia. Through August 29, on the Lower East Side. (The gallery is by appointment only for the month of August.)
  • Atlanta, Ga.: Fictional Geographies, at Robert Walden. Through September 7.
  • S.F.: Jennie Ottinger, Members Only, at Johansson Projects. Through September 19.
  • S.F.: Adam Feibelman, Do With Me What You Will, and William Emmert, A Lot of People Do This, at Guerrero Gallery. Through September 7.
  • L.A.: 356 Sculptures, at 356 Mission. Opens today at 6pm.
  • LAST DAY: L.A.: BDX-LAX: Faraway So Close, at Subliminal Projects. Through today, in Echo Park.
  • Mexico City: David Choe, Snowman Monkey BBQ, at the Museo Universitario del Chopo. Through October 27.
  • Copenhagen: Independents, a group show, at V1 Gallery. Through September 7.
  • Plus: It’s the last week for I, YOU, WE at the Whitney Museum. Christian Viveros-Fauné provides numerous reasons for why you shouldn’t miss this show.
  • Plus, plus: Christopher Knight on why Detroit’s art shouldn’t so hastily be sold off. (I’m embarrassingly behind on this story. But if you haven’t followed it and you’re gonna read only one piece about it, make sure this is it.)

Calendar. 07.17.13.

Steeped, 2011, by Robert Pruitt
Steeped, 2011, by Robert Pruitt. The artist is having a solo exhibition, Women, at the Studio Museum in Harlem; opening Thursday. (Image courtesy of the artist.)

  • NYC: Body Language, at the Studio Museum. Opens Thursday, in Harlem.
  • NYC: Walker Evans American Photographs, at the Museum of Modern Art. Opens Friday.
  • NYC: Monika Grzymala, Volumen, at the Morgan Library & Museum — part of the museum’s summer sculpture series. Opens Friday, in Midtown.
  • NYC: A.G.G. W.O.P., a group show, at Asya Geisberg Gallery. Opens today at 6pm, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: Elena del Rivero and Linn Meyers: Rhapsody, at Gering & López. Through September 7, in Chelsea.
  • Linlithgo, N.Y.: Heavy Equipment, a group show, at CR10 Gallery. Through September 15, in the Hudson Valley.
  • L.A.: Daido Moriyama, at Prism Gallery. Through August 12, in West Hollywood. (I saw work by this artist at Steven Kasher in New York. This is definitely worth checking out.)
  • L.A.: Robert Russell, Men Who Are Named Robert Russell, at François Ghebaly. Through August 10, in Culver City.

Calendar. 07.03.13.

Party Wall, by CODA, at MoMA PS1. Through August 31. (Photo by Charles Roussel.)

  • L.A.: Shaping Power: Luba Masterworks from the Royal Museum for Central Africa, at LACMA. Opens Sunday.
  • S.F.: Doing Your Dirty Work Two: A Sample of Contemporary Art About Sex, at the Center for Sex and Culture. Opens Friday at 7pm, South of Market.
  • Chicago: BMO Harris Banks Works: José Lerma, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Through December 3.
  • New Orleans: Wisdom is Fleeting: New Collaborative Works by Rex Dingler and Ken Kenan, at Ten Gallery. Opens Saturday at 6pm.
  • Washington, D.C.: Ellen Harvey, The Alien’s Guide to the Ruins of Washington, D.C., at the Corcoran Gallery. Opens today.
  • NYC: Unhinged, a group exhibition, at Pierogi. Opens Friday, in Williamsburg.
  • NYC: Eliot Porter, at Paula Cooper Gallery. Opens today, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: From the Street Up: Street Sculpture Exhibition, at Woodward Gallery. Opens Saturday, on the Lower East Side.
  • NYC: Robert Arneson, Early Work, at David Zwirner Gallery. Opens Monday, July 8, at 6pm, at the 20th Street location in Chelsea.
  • Online: Heba Amin, I’m the Son of the Nile, at Light & Wire Gallery. Through July 25.

Calendar. 06.19.13.

Desert Architecture, 2005, by Ken Price, at the Drawing Center
Desert Architecture, 2005, by Ken Price. Part of the artist’s solo exhibit Ken Price: Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Works on Paper, 1962-2010, at the Drawing Center. Opens today, in New York. (Courtesy the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery.)

  • Washington, D.C.: James Bridle: A Quiet Disposition, at the Corcoran College of Art & Design. Opens today.
  • NYC: Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Through September 22. (Be sure to go see this show, it’s so unbelievably weird.)
  • NYC: James Turrell, at the Guggenheim Museum. Opens Friday.
  • NYC: The Artist’s Voice: Melvin Edwards in Conversation with Naima J. Keith, at the Studio Museum. Tomorrow at 7pm, in Harlem.
  • NYC: Ellen Gallagher: Don’t Axe Me, at the New Museum. Opens today, on the Lower East Side.
  • NYC: Paul McCarthy, WS, at the Park Avenue Armory. Opens today on the Upper East Side.
  • NYC: State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970, at the Bronx Museum. Opens Sunday. (Saw this as part of PST. Definitely go check it out!)
  • NYC: Ed Ruscha, Lucien Smith, Betty Tompkins and Piotr Ulkanski, Sunsets and Pussy, at Marianne Boesky Gallery. Opens Thursday at 6pm, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: Ambient, a group show organized by Tim Griffin, at Tonya Bonakdar Gallery. Opens Thursday at 6pm, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: Faig Ahmed: East in a Twist, at Leila Heller Gallery. Opens Thursday, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: Permutation 03.4: Re-Mix, at P! Gallery. Opens Sunday, in SoHo.
  • Annandale-on-Hudson: Haim Steinbach, Once Again the World is Flat, at the Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College. Opens Saturday, in the Hudson Valley.

Calendar. 06.12.13.

Who's On Third, by Llyn Foulkes
Who’s on Third?, by Llyn Foulkes, 1971–73. Part of the artist’s retrospective, Llyn Foulkes, at the New Museum. Opens today, on the Lower East Side. This is a bangin’ show, people. Go see it. And listen to my NPR profile of Foulkes while you’re at it. Or, better yet, if you want to see the artist in person, he is giving a talk on Thursday at 7:30pm.  (Courtesy John Jones Collection and the New Museum.)

  • L.A.: Richard Artschwager! at the Hammer Museum. Opens Saturday, in Westwood.
  • NYC: Bienal 2013: This is Where We Jump, at El Museo del Barrio. Opens today, in East Harlem.
  • NYC: Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes, at the Museum of Modern Art. Opens Saturday.
  • NYC: Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work, at the Society of Illustrators. Through August 17, on the Upper East Side.
  • NYC: Pancho Westendarp, Victoria Burge and Tom Kotik, Time Times Three, at Robert Henry Ceontemporary. Opens Thursday, in Bushwick.
  • NYC: Lorna Mills, The Axis of Something, at Transfer Gallery. Opens Friday at 7pm, in Bushwick.
  • Pittsburgh: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, S/HE IS HER/E, at the Warhol Museum. Opens Saturday.
  • Northampton, Mass.: Summer of Love: Psychedelic Posters from SCMA, at the Smith College Museum of Art. Opens Friday.
  • Berlin: Clemens Behr, Splitter, at Gestalten. Opens Thursday at 6pm.

Calendar. 06.06.13.

First AIDS Memorial Service, 13 June 1983 by Lee Snider (Via New York Historical Society)
First AIDS Memorial Service, 13 June 1983, by Lee Snider. Part of the exhibit AIDS in New York: The First Five Years, at the New-York Historical Society. Opens Friday, on the Upper West Side. (Image courtesy of the artist and the NYHS.)

  • NYC: Restless II — Mix, at Cavin Morris Gallery. Through June 29, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: Bruce Davidson, Time of Change: Civil Rights Photographs, 1961-65. Opens today, in Midtown.
  • NYC: In My Hair: A Group Show, at Medialia Gallery. Opens this Saturday at 3pm, in Chelsea.
  • Miami: DIRT Yuta Suelo Udongo Tè, at the Spear Building. Opening reception this Saturday at 7pm, in the Design District.
  • Santa Fe: Marco Brambiglia, Megaplex, at SITE Santa Fe’s SITElab 1. Opens Saturday.
  • L.A.: Julian Hoeber, at Blum & Poe. Opens today, in Culver City.
  • L.A.: Florian Morlat, Sticks and Stones, Part 2, at Cherry and Martin. Opens today, in Culver City.
  • L.A.: The Privilege Show, at Control Room. Opens Saturday, in downtown.
  • S.F.: Selfless, at Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art. Through June 28.