banks violette

Banks Violette's show at team (gallery, inc.) consists of drawings and one sculpture that touch "on themes of redemption and faith, death and transformation."

Banks Violette
Not Yet Titled
team (gallery, inc.)
83 Grand Street

May 7 - June 20


sybille hotz

Berlin artist Sybille Hotz has her first solo show at Greene Contemporary. Korpermuster features textile cutouts of figures made from wool and cloth, in which girls wrestle and systematically blur the boundary of intimacy and aggression.

Sybille Hotz
Greene Contemporary
9 Clinton Street

May 27 - June 28


The New York Earth Room

The New York Earth Room is the third Earth Room sculpture by Walter de Maria, and has been on view since 1980. See it before June 14, when it closes for the summer.

Walter de Maria
The New York Earth Room
141 Wooster Street


jiyong park

Jiyong Park's work is quite extraordinary. He creates images through illusion and light. Very beautiful indeed.

Jiyong Park
Pleiades Gallery
530 W. 25th Street

May 12 - June 6


nigel cooke

Nigel Cooke has his third solo exhibition at Andrea Rosen Gallery. Go see it.

Nigel Cooke
Andrea Rosen Gallery
525 W. 24th Street

April 24 - June 13


recent acquisitions

The Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library at Columbia University will be hosting its fifth annual recent acquisitions event on Monday, May 18th, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This is a chance to view the new additions to the Avery Library, one of the world's most comprehensive and important collections relating to architecture and fine arts.

The Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library
"Fifth Annual Display of Recent Acquisitions"
1172 Amsterdam Avenue

May 18th, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


albert oehlen

German artist Albert Oehlen has a show at Luhring Augustine in which he "paints over, under and around Spanish advertisement posters," thus "undermining the original commercial content" while creating "unnerving emotional effects by his obtrusive presence." The work is quite stunning and works in many ways.

Albert Oehlen
Luhring Augustine
531 W. 24th Street

April 25 - May 30


francesco clemente

Deitch Project's Wooster Street gallery presents A History of the Heart in Three Rainbows, a "monumental suite of large-scale watercolor paintings by Francesco Clemente that wrap around the perimeter of the gallery to create an atmosphere of contemplation and ritual."

Francesco Clemente
A History of the Heart in Three Rainbows
Deitch Project
18 Wooster Street

May 2 - May 30


close to home

Cuchifritos is pleased to present Close to Home, a show featuring the work of Josephine Halvorson and Andy Rosen. If you've never been to the Essex Street Market, now is a good time.

Close to Home
Josephine Halvorson & Andy Rosen
120 Essex Street

May 2 - June 13


maja lisa engelhardt

Danish artist Maja Lisa Engelhardt has an interesting show at Elizabeth Harris Gallery. The Third Day consists of twenty five paintings inspired by the book of Genesis, part three of a seven part series.

Maja Lisa Engelhardt
The Third Day
Elizabeth Harris Gallery
529 W. 20th Street

April 23 - May 30


chantal joffe

The English painter Chantal Joffe first solo show at Cheim & Read opens later this week. Known for her bold yet loose marks on the canvas, Joffe's work consists mostly of women and children and "convey an emotional and psychological intensity that belies the objectification of her subject."

Chantal Joffe
Cheim & Read
547 W. 25th Street

May 7 - June 13