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Top five shows: June 13–19, 2013

The best of the week in art.

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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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