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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Time and MTA Arts for TransitNick Cave, HEARD-NY at Grand Central TerminalA “herd” of 30 fanciful horses will be taking up residence at Grand Central in this installation-cum-performance by artist Nick Cave. Twice daily, students from the Ailey School will don the sculpture-costumes and gallivant around the station. Mon 25–Mar 31
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Photograph: Courtesy Jewish Museum“As it were…So to speak: A Museum Collection in Dialogue with Barbara Bloom” at The Jewish MuseumBloom uses items from the museum’s collections to create her installation. Through Aug 4
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Photograph: Robert McKeever“Painted on 21st Street: Helen Frankenthaler from 1950 to 1959” at Gagosian GalleryOn view are works by the AbEx heroine. Through Apr 13
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Photograph: Courtesy the artist and Dorian Grey Gallery"Walter Robinson: Indulgences” at Dorian Grey GalleryRobinson immortalizes life’s various necessities, guilty pleasures and agents of dependency—from Jack Daniel’s and White Castle sliders to prescription meds and stacks of cash—in a series of paintings and works on paper. Through Mar 31
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Photograph: Courtesy Matthews Marks Gallery“Luigi Ghirri: Kodachrome” at Matthew Marks GalleryThe Italian pioneer of 1970s fine-art color photography is represented in this show by the images he gathered for his first self-published collection, titled Kodachrome. Through Apr 20

Top five shows: Mar 21–27, 2013

The best of the week in art.

By Howard Halle

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