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.

Production still from Piercing Brightness (2013). Directed by Shezad Dawood. Pictured: Houda Echouafni. Image: Courtesy of UBIK Productions Ltd. Photo by Richard Harrowing.

THURSDAY September 10

Grete Stern. Sueño No. 1: Artículos eléctricos para el hogar (Dream No. 1: Electrical Appliances for the Home) (1949). Image: The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Latin American and Caribbean Fund through gift of Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis in honor of Adriana Cisneros de Griffin © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

Grete Stern. Sueño No. 1: Artículos eléctricos para el hogar (Dream No. 1: Electrical Appliances for the Home) (1949). Image: The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Latin American and Caribbean Fund through gift of Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis in honor of Adriana Cisneros de Griffin © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola.

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.

Production still from Piercing Brightness (2013). Directed by Shezad Dawood. Pictured: Houda Echouafni. Image: Courtesy of UBIK Productions Ltd. Photo by Richard Harrowing.

Production still from Piercing Brightness (2013). Directed by Shezad Dawood. Pictured: Houda Echouafni. Image: Courtesy of UBIK Productions Ltd. Photo by Richard Harrowing.

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

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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.

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Betty Tompkins, Kiss Painting #8 (2014). Image: Courtesy of BHQFU.

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

Billy Childish, birch wood (2015). Image: Courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong.

Billy Childish, birch wood (2015). Image: Courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong.

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

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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.

Seth Siegelaub & John W. Wendler, Title page of Untitled (Xerox Book), 1968. Image: © Seth Siegelaub and John W. Wendler. Courtesy Stichting Egress Foundation, Amsterdam.

Seth Siegelaub & John W. Wendler, Title page of Untitled (Xerox Book), 1968. 368 offset printed pages, 350 black & white illustrations, book: 11 x 8 1/4 x 1 in. (27.9 x 21 x 2.5 cm). Authors: Carl Andre, Robert barry, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Kosuth, Sol LeWitt, Robert Morris, Lawrence Weiner. First Edition 1000 unnumbered copies. Image: © Seth Siegelaub and John W. Wendler. Courtesy Stichting Egress Foundation, Amsterdam.

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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