the art awards 2013

Thanks for all your votes!!


per kirkeby

Per Kirkeby's paintings at Michael Werner consist of a "refined personal palette and vocabulary of images derived primarily from observations of the natural world."


reinventing abstraction

Reinventing Abstraction, curated by Raphael Rubinstein at Cheim and Read, "focuses on New York abstraction in the 1980s as practiced by a generation of painters born between 1939 and 1949."


robert baribeau

Robert Baribeau's show at Allan Stone "chronicles the focus and intensity spanning his career, in painting, mixed media and works on paper."


paul mccarthy

WS, Paul McCarthy's show at the Park Avenue Armory, "weaves together a massive, fantastical forest of towering trees with grotesque video projections of iconic characters playing out their own fairy tale drama in a replica of his childhood home."


james turrell

The Summer of Turrell has officially begun.


garth weiser

Garth Weiser's show at Casay Kaplan "expands upon two distinct, yet interrelated, bodies of work first presented in his May 2011 exhibition with the gallery."


robert irwin

Scrim veil—Black rectangle—Natural light, Robert Irwin's show at the Whitney, "is a large-scale installation that uniquely engages the iconic Breuer building and the natural light that emanates from the large window in the fourth floor gallery space."


the art of the brick

The Art of the Brick, at Discovery Times Square, is a "critically acclaimed collection of intriguing and inspiring works of art made exclusively from LEGO bricks."


the postal service

The Postal Service play their first of two sold-out shows tonight at the Barclays Center.


sing for hope

The Sing for Hope Pianos will once again be placed in parks and public spaces throughout New York City through June 16.


erika vogt

Erika Vogt's show at the New Museum consists of "a dense arrangement of cast plaster and found objects that float in the gallery space like a field of debris."



The Cut, Antony's current show at Sikkema Jenkins, "originates in personal experience yet also addresses universal artistic or social ideas and poetically suggests the healing potential of art."


imran qureshi

Imran Qureshi's commission for the roof of the Met "responds to both the surrounding view and the history of the building."



XTRACTION, a group show at The Hole, looks at "new approaches in abstract painting."


richard misrach

On the Beach 2.0, Richard Misrach's show at Pace/MacGill, documents "the sea's changes in color and energy, as well as the humans who enter the ocean's immensity."


william eggleston

At War with the Obvious, William Eggleston's show at the Met, "celebrates the artist's iconic photographs of commonplace subjects that have become touchstones for generations of artists, musicians, and filmmakers."


james turrell

The James Turrell show at the Guggenheim, opening June 21, promises to be this summer's must-see.


albert york

The Albert York show at Davis and Langdale consists of "24 paintings borrowed from private collections, dating from 1963 until 1990."