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Top five shows: June 13–19, 2013

The best of the week in art.

Photograph: The Museum of Modern Art; New York; © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS); New York / ADAGP; Paris / FLC

“Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes” at Museum of Modern Art
Surprisingly, this retrospective of the pioneering Modernist architect and artist is his first at MoMA. Sat 15–Sept 23


“The Cat Show” at White Columns
The centerpiece of this group-show salute to feline fineness is a Cats-in-Residence Program, featuring “purr-formance” artists, like Frida Kahlico, available for adoption. Fri 14–July 27

Photograph: © Fredrik Nilsen; ©Ken Price; Los Angeles County Museum of Art

“Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The first-ever survey of the West Coast master ceramicist in New York covers his career from 1959 to the present. Tue 18–Sept 22

Photograph: Courtesy the artist

Ellen Gallagher, “Don’t Axe Me” at New Museum of Contemporary Art
This midcareer survey includes a number of the artist’s quasi-abstract forays into marine life. Wed 19–Sept 15

Photograph: Joshua White; courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

Paul McCarthy, WS at Park Avenue Armory
It’s been a huge spring for the West Coast bad boy. Now, WS, his sordid video installation takeoff on Disney’s Snow White, offers the demented cherry on top, with a fairy-tale forest, complete with “cottage”: a replica of McCarthy’s boyhood home. Wed 19–Aug 4