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Top five shows: June 28–July 4, 2012

The best of the week in art.

 (Photograph: Courtesy the artist and Marian G)
Photograph: Courtesy the artist and Marian G

“Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective” at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Gugg gives the Dutch photographer, known for her straight-ahead portraits of individuals at transitional moments, the full-on midcareer survey treatment. Fri 29–Oct 3

 (Photograph: Private collection)
Photograph: Private collection

“Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan” at MoMA
A key figure in Italian Conceptual art, Boetti maintained a peripatetic practice in which he traveled around, sent his friends mail art and even ran a hotel in Afghanistan. Sun 1–Oct 1

 (Photograph: Courtesy Gladstone Gallery)
Photograph: Courtesy Gladstone Gallery

“Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha” at Gladstone Gallery
Japan’s Mono-ha group of the late 1960s married Minimalism with the Japanese reverence for nature. Through Aug 3

 (Photograph: Courtesy Friedrich Petzel Gallery)
Photograph: Courtesy Friedrich Petzel Gallery

Christian Jankowski, “Discourse News” at Friedrich Petzel Gallery
Jankowski uses video, sculpture and installation to investigate art journalism, incorporating reviews and broadcast news to explore the ways that art is represented by the media. Through July 28

 (Photograph: Courtesy of Creative Growth Art Center)
Photograph: Courtesy of Creative Growth Art Center

“Creative Growth” at Rachel Uffner
On view are works by ten artists associated with Oakland’s Creative Growth, a community art center for adults with developmental, mental and physical disabilities. Thu 28–Aug 10

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