With New York's art scene being so prominent yet ever changing, you'll want to be sure to catch significant shows. Time Out New York rounds up the top five art exhibitions of the week, from offerings at the best photography and art galleries in NYC to shows at renowned institutions like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim.
Monday, December 5–Sunday, December 11
Da Corte’s rambling installation of pop-cultural castoffs takes issue with American exceptionalism by looking back to the Founding Fathers who managed to reconcile slavery with stirring rhetoric about individual liberty.
Photograph: Courtesy Maccarone Gallery
Referencing both art history and computer graphics, the Greek artist presents videos, digital prints and 3-D–printed sculptures that offer a phantasmagoria of images reflecting on the relationship between virtual reality and the physical world it tries to emulate.
Theo Triantafyllidis, How to Everything, 2016, still
Photograph: Courtesy Sargent's Daughters