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 7–June 13, 2012
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Photograph: Courtesy Susan Inglett“Screw You” at Susan InglettThis show revisits a period during the sexual revolution of the late-’60s and early-’70s, when contemporary art and pornography intersected in the pulp pages of softcore tabloids sporting titles like Screw, Kiss and Pleasure. Through July 13
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Photograph: Courtesy The Richard Avedon FoundationRichard Avedon, “Murals and Portraits” at Gagosian GalleryThe 1960s are recalled in these group portraits, in which the figures are life-size. Through July 6
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Photograph: Courtesy The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation“Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim” at Solomon R. Guggenheim MuseumThis collection show demonstrates that Abstract Expressionism was part of a worldwide transformation of abstract art that took place in the years following World War II. Fri 8–Sept 12
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Photograph: Courtesy Charles Bank GalleryRyan McGinness at Gering & López Gallery + Charles Bank GalleryMcGinness’s twin-space meditation on the female form channels Matisse’s late nudes via bathroom signage. Through June 30
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Photograph: Courtesy of Figment Project2012 Interactive Sculpture Garden at Governors IslandSummer on Governors Island wouldn’t be complete without outdoor sculpture, and nonprofit Figment offers a selection culled from an open call. Sat 9–Sept 23

Top five shows: June 7–June 13, 2012

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By Howard Halle
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