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Art galleries, exhibitions and reviews of the latest and best art in New York


Best art in New York: Critics' picks

"Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010"

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Critics choice

MoMA revisits the German whirlwind of styles, sources and material.

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Aug 3
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“Ai Weiwei: According to What?”

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

The show traces the artist evolution from regime darling to dissident.

  1. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, at Washington Ave
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Aug 10
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"I’m Walking Here! Richard Patterson"

  • Critics choice

The former YBA lays it on thick in both content and style.

  1. FLAG Art Foundation 545 W 25th St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves, ninth floor, 10001
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sat May 17
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Rochelle Feinstein, "Love Vibe"

  • Critics choice

Six large-scale canvases presents different variations on the phrase, "Love your work."

  1. On Stellar Rays 1 Rivington St, at Bowery
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun May 11
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"Robert Heinecken: Object Matter"

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

MoMA recalls a pioneer of Appropriation Art

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Jun 22
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Ghada Amer, "Rainbow Girls"

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Amer skirts the line between oppression and empowerment.

  1. Cheim & Read 547 W 25th St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves, 10001
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sat May 10
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Laurie Simmons, "Kigurumi, Dollers and How We See"

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Critics choice

Dolls come eerily to life in Simmons’s latest show.

  1. Salon 94 Bowery 243 Bowery, at Stanton St, 10002
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Apr 27
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"Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937"

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Critics choice

The road to Auschwitz was paved with art.

  1. Neue Galerie New York 1048 Fifth Ave, at 86th St
  2. Thu Apr 24 - Mon Jun 30
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Current New York gallery shows

"The Real Estate Show Was Then: 1980"

  • Critics choice

A look back at a battle over gentrification in 1979.

  1. James Fuentes 55 Delancey St, between Allen and Eldridge Sts
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Apr 27
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Jim Isermann and B. Wurtz

Isermann's Op Art paintings seem to especially complement Wurtz's funky, junky sculptures and vice versa.

  1. Mary Boone Gallery 745 Fifth Ave, between 57th and 58th Sts
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sat Apr 26
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Vik Muniz, "Album"

  • Critics choice

Muniz's latest forays into trompe l'oeil photography includes family-album-type images composed of old found photos.

  1. Sikkema Jenkins & Co. 530 W 22nd St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sat May 10
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Pieter Vermeersch

Minimalistic color gradients that are in fact photorealistic paintings.

  1. Team Gallery 83 Grand St, between Greene and Wooster Sts
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Apr 27
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Best art galleries and exhibitions

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

The Metropolitan Museum is impressive in terms both of quality and scale.

  1. 1000 Fifth Ave, (at 82nd St)
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

MoMA is home to the most important artworks, spanning the 19th to 21st centuries.

  1. 11 W 53rd St, (between Fifth and Sixth Aves)
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Whitney Museum of American Art

  • Critics choice

The museum’s reputation rests mainly on the Whitney Biennial.

  1. 945 Madison Ave, (at 75th St)
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Brooklyn Museum

  • Critics choice

Brooklyn’s art showcase is a less-crowded alternative to Manhattan’s spaces.

  1. 200 Eastern Pkwy, (at Washington Ave)
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