7 Things to Do in New York This Week (in Addition to All Those Gallery Openings)
When you've had your fill of gallery hopping.
THURSDAY September 10
1. Perspectives on From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola at the Museum of Modern Art
Moderated by the exhibition curators, Roxana Marcoci and Sarah Meister, the panel brings together artists and scholars to discuss Stern and Coppola’s work currently on view at the museum.
Museum of Modern Art, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building at 4 West 54th Street. 6 p.m.
2. Shezad Dawood’s Piercing Brightness at Nitehawk Cinema
In his directorial debut, Shezad Dawood “utilizes science fiction as a backdrop from which to contest fixed notions of race, migration and identity.” After the screening, stay for a Q&A with the artist.
Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn. 7 p.m.
FRIDAY September 11
3. Jack Early’s Life Story In Just Under 20 Minutes at Printed Matter
An autobiography told through performance, Early plays his self-published record from a customized yellow Victrola. A slide show of collages accompanies the audio to advance the story.
Printed Matter, Inc., 195 Tenth Avenue. 6-8 p.m.
4. Betty Tompkins: REAL ERSATZ at FUG (Foundation University Gallery)
BHQFU presents new work by Tompkins in its gallery space – the artist’s first solo New York show since 2009.
FUG, 431 E 6th Street, BSMT. 6-9 p.m.
SATURDAY September 12
5. Billy Childish in conversation at White Columns
The artist will be in conversation with Matthew Higgs, director of White Columns, where he will discuss his recent work. His solo show flowers, nudes and birch trees: New Paintings 2015 is on view at Lehmann Maupin from September 10–October 31, 2015.
White Columns, 320 W 13th Street. 7 p.m.
SUNDAY September 13
6. Rudolf Stingel and Marianne Vitale at KARMA
The show is the culmination of a week of openings on Sunday evening. Stingel and Vitale are on view until October 13, 2015.
KARMA, 39 Great Jones Street. 6-8 p.m.
7. The Xerox Book: A Panel Discussion at Paula Cooper
Carl Andre, Christophe Cherix, Dr. Jo Melvin, and Jack Wendler convene to discuss the “historic 1968 publication.” The group exhibition The Xerox Book is on view until October 24, 2015.
Paula Cooper Gallery, 521 W 21st Street. 2:30 p.m.
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