In his first solo show at Mike Weiss, Marc Séguin "uses found images culled from the internet, history and text books to portray moments in social, political, historical and personal timelines that are marked by the absence of success."
Malevich and the American Legacy, another museum quality show at Gagosian, pairs rare works of Kazimir Malevich with pieces by modern and contemporary American artists in an effort to "examine the ongoing effects of his enduring influence."
Glenn Ligon: AMERICA, "the first comprehensive mid-career retrospective devoted to this pioneering New York–based artist," features almost one hundred paintings, prints, photography, drawings, and sculptural installations. See it before it closes June 5.
New York University's Institute of Fine Arts presents Photo Archives and the Photographic Memory of Art History, the "third in an ongoing series of conferences that investigate the role of photographic archives and collections in art historical studies." More information may be found here, and registration is open now.
Cy Twombly, arguably one of the greatest living painters, has always flown a bit under the radar. The MoMA did not own a single piece until his 1994 retrospective. Their recent acquisition helps remedy the situation by bringing two more paintings and seven sculptures into their collection, which now consists of "seminal paintings across the breadth of his career."
Walking Through Walls, Gary Baseman's exhibit at Jonathan LeVine Gallery, "explores the maturation of objective childlike naivety into the subjective adult understanding of absolute beliefs in ideals such as truth, love, hope, faith, fate and responsibility."
For more than two decades Rudolf Stingel has been challenging the idea of Painting. His show at Gagosian touches on his relationship between painting and space, nostalgic remembering and decadent decoration.