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Art galleries, exhibitions and reviews of the latest and best art in New York

The top five New York art shows this week
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The top five New York art shows this week

Check out our suggestions for the best art exhibitions you don’t want to miss, including gallery openings and more

Karel Funk talks about painting hoodies in the style of the Old Masters

Karel Funk talks about painting hoodies in the style of the Old Masters

Rainwear meets Renaissance in the paintings of Karel Funk

Check out the best group exhibitions at galleries this summer
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Check out the best group exhibitions at galleries this summer

It’s summer in the art world, which means one thing: Group shows!

Mary Heilmann talks about mixing geometry and pop culture in her work
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Mary Heilmann talks about mixing geometry and pop culture in her work

Mary Heilmann became a painter’s painter through sculpture

Must-see art exhibitions

Top art this week
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Top art this week

With an art scene as prominent and ever-changing as New York’s, you don’t want to miss these essential exhibitions.

Time Out's picks
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Time Out's picks

The best art shows in New York, as chosen by Time Out's critics.

Best free art in NYC
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Best free art in NYC

Looking for some free things to do, art enthusiasts? Thought so.

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Current art exhibition reviews

Satoshi Kojima
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Satoshi Kojima

Kojima employs a pale, dusty palette to conjure a gentler world than the one we inhabit

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Judith Barry, “imagination, dead imagine”
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Judith Barry, “imagination, dead imagine”

Judith Barry’s video installation allows a multiplicity of views with no idea of specific context

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Mark Flood, “Google Murder-Suicide”
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Mark Flood, “Google Murder-Suicide”

Mark Flood deconstructs the intrusions and distortions wrought by the internet 

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Review: “With the Eyes of Others: Hungarian Artists of the Sixties and Seventies”
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Review: “With the Eyes of Others: Hungarian Artists of the Sixties and Seventies”

A show pulls back the iron curtain on Cold War Hungarian artists

Most popular art stories

Five everyday sculptures you see in NYC, explained
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Five everyday sculptures you see in NYC, explained

Ever wondered what's the story behind NYC's ubiquitous outdoor monuments

Check out the top 25 sculptures at MoMA
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Check out the top 25 sculptures at MoMA

Take our tour of the works that wrote the book on modern and contemporary art in 3-D

The 100 best paintings in New York
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The 100 best paintings in New York

Leading artists, gallery owners, curators and critics pick the best paintings to be seen in NYC

New York's quirkiest museums
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New York's quirkiest museums

Check out these oddities in the city’s strangest and most interesting museums 

Best art galleries in New York

Best Chelsea galleries
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Best Chelsea galleries

Best art galleries on the Lower East Side
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Best art galleries on the Lower East Side

Best photography galleries in NYC
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Best photography galleries in NYC

Best uptown art galleries
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Best uptown art galleries

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Latest art news

Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson is reviewing NYC art
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Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson is reviewing NYC art

So you think art is a joke? Abbi Jacobson doesn’t.

See trippy futuristic plans for Central Park and midtown
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See trippy futuristic plans for Central Park and midtown

Dionisio González’s architectural visions look like something from a fever dream

New initiative makes NYC public art literally talk to you
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New initiative makes NYC public art literally talk to you

Hear 35 of NYC’s most famous statues talk to you your phone

Check out cool street art from the 7th Annual Welling Court Mural Project in Queens
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Check out cool street art from the 7th Annual Welling Court Mural Project in Queens

The annual showcase of outdoor murals features street art’s biggest names

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New York art in pictures

The top 50 New York photographs
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The top 50 New York photographs

We round up iconic depictions of NYC moments high and low

Mary Ellen Mark’s best NYC street photography
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Mary Ellen Mark’s best NYC street photography

To honor Mark and her work, we take a look back at her most stunning New York-set shots

See photos from Justin Bettman’s amazing #SetintheStreet
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See photos from Justin Bettman’s amazing #SetintheStreet

Get your photograph taken at this Times Square installation

See classic photos of the Lower East Side’s ‘90s squatter population
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See classic photos of the Lower East Side’s ‘90s squatter population

Ash Thayer’s photos of a Bohemian Manhattan reveal New York life in an edgier time

Best museums in New York

Whitney Museum of American Art
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Whitney Museum of American Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The American Museum of Natural History
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The American Museum of Natural History

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