Worldwide icon-chevron-right North America icon-chevron-right United States icon-chevron-right New York State icon-chevron-right New York icon-chevron-right Top five shows: June 27–July 3, 2013

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Photograph: Courtesy of the Foundation“The Bruce High Quality Foundation: Ode to Joy, 2001–2013” at Brooklyn MuseumThe collective—which takes its name from a fictional artist who supposedly perished in the 9/11 attacks—gets the midcareer-survey treatment in its home borough. Fri 28–Sept 22
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Photograph: Courtesy Zach Feuer Gallery and Untitled Gallery“Jew York” at Zach Feuer + UntitledThe Chosen in this two-gallery simcha of Jewish artists include Marc Chagall, Leon Golub and Louise Nevelson. It’s Semite-ty lineup. Through July 26
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Photograph: Courtesy Tanya Bonakdar Gallery“ambient” at Tanya Bonakdar GalleryBrian Eno’s 1975 album Discreet Music provides the inspiration for this show, which includes contributions from Dike Blair, Mary Heilmann and Haim Steinbach, among others. Through July 26
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Photograph: © Warren SilvermanRobert Irwin at Whitney Museum of American ArtThe California Light and Space artist’s seminal, site-specific 1977 work, Scrim veil—Black rectangle—Natural light, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, is brought out for viewing for the first time since its debut. Thu 27–Sept 1
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Photograph: Selina Highstein“Jene Highstein: Early Works” at Clocktower GalleryHighstein’s organic take on minimalist forms has an undeniable poetry, as this pocket survey attests. Through Aug 2

Top five shows: June 27–July 3, 2013

The best of the week in art.

By Howard Halle

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