Suzannah Sinclair, When You’re Alone, 2010
It’s summer in the art world, which means the annual ritual of group exhibitions taking over galleries is well underway. Like art itself, such shows come in all different flavors from the simple round-up of a gallery’s stable of artists to thematic affairs organized by outside curators. Very often, group exhibits are used as an opportunity to try out emerging talent and new artists (sort of like minor-league baseball), but just as often they include established names and art-historical heavyweights. Whatever the case, there’s always lots to see, and to help you navigate the myriad choices out there, here’s a chronological list of our top picks.