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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

teamLab, "Ultra Subjective Space"

  • Critics choice

Pace hosts the first-ever U.S. exhibition of teamLab, a self-styled "ultra-technologist" group from Japan

  1. Pace Gallery 510 W 25th St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves , 10001
  2. Until Sat Aug 16
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"The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters"

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

MoMA takes viewers back to La Belle Époque in this survey of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
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Nancy Rubins, "Our Friend Fluid Metal"

  • Critics choice

Rubins creates sculptural assemblages whose ambitions of scale never cease to astound.

  1. Gagosian Gallery 522 W 21st St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
  2. Until Sat Sep 13
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Hito Steyerl, "How Not to Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational

  • Critics choice

Big global issues are among the themes covered in the work of this Berlin artist and filmmaker.

  1. Andrew Kreps Gallery 537 W 22nd St , between Tenth and Eleventh Aves , 10011
  2. Until Fri Aug 15
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Mickalene Thomas, "Tête de Femme"

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Mickalene Thomas's larger-than-life images capture womens faces through a Cubistic lens.

  1. Lehmann Maupin 540 W 26th St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
  2. Until Fri Aug 8
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Amie Siegel, Provenance

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

Amie Siegel’s video explores the long, strange trip of objects becoming art

  1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd St, 10028
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
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“Jeff Koons: A Retrospective”

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 2/4

The Whitney surveys America's artist.

  1. Whitney Museum of American Art 945 Madison Ave, at 75th St, 10021
  2. Until Sun Oct 19
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Rachel Feinstein, Folly

  • Rated as: 4/5

Fairy-tale stage sets haunt Madison Square Park.

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Until Sun Sep 7
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Current New York gallery shows

"Another Look at Detroit: Parts 1 & 2"

  • Critics choice

Marianne Boesky and Marlborough team up to present this exhibition focusing on the Motor City, past and present, as well as its prospects for a postindustrial future.

  1. Marianne Boesky Gallery 509 W 24th St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves, 10001
  2. Until Fri Aug 8
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James Lee Byars, "Is Is and Other"

On view are examples of Byars's late work, including a pair of gilded marble columns and two spheres of carved basalt.

  1. Michael Werner 4 E 77th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves
  2. Until Sat Aug 30
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Danh Vo, We the People

  • Critics choice

Pieces of Vo's lifesize (albeit unassembled) replica of Lady Liberty take up residence at Brooklyn Bridge and City Hall Parks.

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Until Fri Dec 5
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Tom Friedman, "Paint and Styrofoam"

  • Critics choice

Painted Styrofoam provides the means for the artist's latest feats of visual prestidigitation.

  1. Luhring Augustine Bushwick 25 Knickerbocker Ave, between Ingraham St and Johnson Ave, 11237
  2. Until Fri Aug 8
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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

  • Price band: 2/4
  • 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

  • Price band: 2/4
  • 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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