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.
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's work is quite extraordinary. He creates images through illusion and light. Very beautiful indeed.
530 W. 25th Street
May 12 - June 6
Nigel Cooke has his third solo exhibition at Andrea Rosen Gallery. Go see it.
Andrea Rosen Gallery
525 W. 24th Street
April 24 - June 13
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.
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.
531 W. 24th Street
April 25 - May 30
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."
A History of the Heart in Three Rainbows
18 Wooster Street
May 2 - May 30
close to home
maja lisa engelhardt
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."
Cheim & Read
547 W. 25th Street
May 7 - June 13