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

Review: 2017 Whitney Biennial
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Review: 2017 Whitney Biennial

In this year's show, less is more

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Review: “Raymond Pettibon: A Pen of All Work”
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Review: “Raymond Pettibon: A Pen of All Work”

The American dream goes dark in Raymond Pettibon’s work

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
The top 10 spring art shows in NYC
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The top 10 spring art shows in NYC

Check out these art shows at some of the top museums and art galleries

The top five New York art shows this week
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The top five New York art shows this week

Check out our suggestions for the best art exhibitions you don't want to miss

Must-see art exhibitions

Top art this week
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Top art this week

With an art scene as prominent and ever-changing as New York’s, you don’t want to miss these essential exhibitions.

Time Out's picks
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Time Out's picks

The best art shows in New York, as chosen by Time Out's critics.

Best free art in NYC
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Best free art in NYC

Looking for some free things to do, art enthusiasts? Thought so.

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Current art exhibition reviews

“Alice Neel: Uptown”
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“Alice Neel: Uptown”

This miniretrospective focuses on Alice Neel’s portraits of people of color

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Michel Majerus, “Aluminum Paintings”
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Michel Majerus, “Aluminum Paintings”

Majerus was among the first painters to use Photoshop to make his work

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
“Wangechi Mutu: Ndoro Na Miti”
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“Wangechi Mutu: Ndoro Na Miti”

Wangechi Mutu explores our relationship with nature

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars

Most popular art stories

Five everyday sculptures you see in NYC, explained
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Five everyday sculptures you see in NYC, explained

Ever wondered what's the story behind NYC's ubiquitous outdoor monuments

Check out the top 25 sculptures at MoMA
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Check out the top 25 sculptures at MoMA

Take our tour of the works that wrote the book on modern and contemporary art in 3-D

The 100 best paintings in New York
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The 100 best paintings in New York

Leading artists, gallery owners, curators and critics pick the best paintings to be seen in NYC

New York's quirkiest museums
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New York's quirkiest museums

Check out these oddities in the city’s strangest and most interesting museums 

Best art galleries in New York

Best Chelsea galleries
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Best Chelsea galleries

Best art galleries on the Lower East Side
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Best art galleries on the Lower East Side

Best photography galleries in NYC
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Best photography galleries in NYC

Best uptown art galleries
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Best uptown art galleries

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Latest art news

Mini-redwood trees to sprout in downtown Brooklyn
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Mini-redwood trees to sprout in downtown Brooklyn

Spencer Finch's miniature redwood trees are coming to Brooklyn in October

Replica of lost ancient ruin to grace New York
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Replica of lost ancient ruin to grace New York

Move over Temple Of Dendur: You'll soon have competition as NYC's most selfie-ready ruin

Take a load off in Times Square in these cool recliners
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Take a load off in Times Square in these cool recliners

Outdoor loungers take over the plaza at Broadway and Seventh Avenue starting August 24th

Check out these cool renderings for a condo/farm building next to The Highline
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Check out these cool renderings for a condo/farm building next to The Highline

A condo/gallery/farm hybrid by The High Line takes the idea of urban farming and runs with it

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New York art in pictures

The top 50 New York photographs
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The top 50 New York photographs

We round up iconic depictions of NYC moments high and low

Mary Ellen Mark’s best NYC street photography
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Mary Ellen Mark’s best NYC street photography

To honor Mark and her work, we take a look back at her most stunning New York-set shots

See photos from Justin Bettman’s amazing #SetintheStreet
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See photos from Justin Bettman’s amazing #SetintheStreet

Get your photograph taken at this Times Square installation

See classic photos of the Lower East Side’s ‘90s squatter population
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See classic photos of the Lower East Side’s ‘90s squatter population

Ash Thayer’s photos of a Bohemian Manhattan reveal New York life in an edgier time

Best museums in New York

Whitney Museum of American Art
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Whitney Museum of American Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The American Museum of Natural History
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The American Museum of Natural History

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