Jim Henson's Fantastic World, at the Museum of the Moving Image, "features over 120 artifacts, including drawings, storyboards, and props, all of which illustrate Henson’s boundless creativity and innumerable accomplishments."
pretty on the inside
Pretty on the Inside, a seven person show at Paul Kasmin, includes ironic or subversive work that "hijacks the language of cartoons and comics to both celebrate and criticize contemporary culture."
Tracey Goodman's show at Regina Rex "disrupts the familiarity of the preexisting architecture through a number of incisive modifications to the space."
POWHIDA, at Marlborough Chelsea, opens July 27.
leidy celeste nicole
LEIDY CELESTE NICOLE, at Museum 52, consists of three artists that "point toward similar terrain, in which painting, drawing, and mark-making are imbued with politics, and with the body and biography."
Lucian Freud, the greatest living realist, has passed.
Time Again, an exhibition at the Sculpture Center that "explores the language of repetition, bringing together works that destabilize conventional ways of seeing and considering what is past and what is present," closes July 25.
MAKE SKATEBOARDS, at I-20 Gallery, is "a group exhibition and pop-up skate shop conceived as a throwback to the days when art took precedence over branding and a welcoming vibe met you at the door."
Postmasters presents Colorific!: We Make An Art Rainbow, a show with work installed salon-style according to the color wheel.
rude and reckless
Steven Kasher presents Rude and Reckless, the "first New York exhibition surveying the extraordinary diversity of Punk and Post-Punk graphic design."
If you haven't seen the Panorama of the City of New York at the Queens Museum of Art, you should.
Matthew Ronay's show at Andrea Rosen "invites visitors to experience a spectacularly immersive primordial forest, a site for transmutation, rites of passage and access to our subconscious primal mythologies."
the house without the door
The House Without the Door, at David Zwirner, "considers the idea of the home as a charged psychological space."
Descant, a group show at the New Art Center, runs through July 25.
Nancy Grossman's show at Michael Rosenfeld "features eight mixed-media collage drawings and two large-scale assemblages inspired by Kilauea Volcano" in Hawaii.
Jeremy Stenger's show at Hosfelt "expands his rich world of pattern, color and surface."
icons and idols
Icons and Idols, at Senior & Shopmaker, looks at Elizabeth Peyton's and Andy Warhol's "divergent approaches to portraiture."
david zink yi
Berlin based arist David Zink Yi's show at Hauser & Wirth "juxtaposes photography, video installation, film, and monumental sculpture."