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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

Swoon, Submerged Motherlands

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

The Brooklyn street artist channels innundations recent and ancient

  1. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, at Washington Ave
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Aug 24
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Julião Sarmento, "Terra Incognita"

  • Critics choice

Works by Degas and Duchamp serves as the lodestones for the Portugese artist's show.

  1. Sean Kelly Gallery 475 Tenth Ave, between 36th and 37th Sts, 10018
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat May 3
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Korakrit Arunanondchai

  • Price band: 1/4
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Shades of Yves Klein are apparent in the work of the young Thai artist, whose paintings are often singed by fire, or body-printed by himself or his twin brother.

  1. MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, at 46th Ave
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun May 25
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Carter, "Beside Myself"

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Fragmentation as a necessary condition of identity might be the best way to describe the work of the single-name artist and filmmaker.

  1. Lisa Cooley 107 Norfolk St, between Delancey and Rivington Sts
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 27
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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. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 27
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Paul P., "The Homosexual Lovers Throughout the Ages Party (2014)"

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Critics choice

The artist channels an age of elegance

  1. Broadway 1602 1181 Broadway, at 28th St, third floor, 10001
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Apr 19
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Tameka Norris, "Too Good for You (Introducing Meka Jean)"

  • Rated as: 3/5

Norris asks if we know what it means to miss New Orleans.

  1. Lombard Freid Projects 518 W 19th St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Apr 19
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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. Fri Apr 18 - Mon Jun 30
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Current New York gallery shows

"The Real Estate Show Was Then: 1980"

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A look back at a battle over gentrification in 1979.

  1. James Fuentes 55 Delancey St, between Allen and Eldridge Sts
  2. Fri Apr 18 - 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. Fri Apr 18 - 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. Fri Apr 18 - 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. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 27
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Best art galleries and exhibitions

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Price band: 3/4
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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)

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  • 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

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

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

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

  1. 200 Eastern Pkwy, (at Washington Ave)
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Art events calendar

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