Frieze Week Parties, Openings, and Events, in a Nutshell

Brace yourself, Frieze Week is coming.

Emily Weiskopf, detail of Lift-Off (2016). Photo: courtesy Jenn Singer Gallery.
Emily Weiskopf, detail of Lift-Off (2016). Courtesy of Jenn Singer Gallery.

Saturday, April 30

Emily Weiskopf: Pixan Paths // Higher Roads” at Jenn Singer Gallery
The opening of Emily Weiskopf’s show of painted plaster frescoes, embedded with stones, shells, and other organic materials collected by the artist, doubles as a one-year anniversary party for Jenn Singer Gallery. The show’s title comes from the Mayan word pixan, and is inspired by the artist’s interest in ancient ruins and spirituality, as piqued by her recent expedition to Mayan ruins on the Yucatán Peninsula (April 30–May 28).

Time: Opening reception, 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Price:
Free
Address:
72 Irving Place

Thornton Dial, <em>We All Live Under the Same Old Flag</em> (2008). Courtesy Marianne Boesky Gallery, © Thornton Dial.

Thornton Dial, We All Live Under the Same Old Flag (2008). Courtesy Marianne Boesky Gallery, © Thornton Dial.

Thornton Dial: We All Live Under the Same Old Flag” at Marianne Boesky Gallery
The first posthumous exhibition for Thornton Dial, who died in January at 87, will open at Marianne Boesky Gallery, which began representing him in October. The self-taught artist, who hailed from the rural South, created his assemblage works from readily available scrap materials such as rusted tools, twigs, and old doll parts (April 30–June 18).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price:
Free
Address:
509 West 24th Street

Sunday, May 1

Urs Fischer, <em>Ursula</em> (2016). Courtesy of JTT, New York.

Urs Fischer, Ursula (2016). Courtesy of JTT, New York.

Urs Fischer, “Ursula” at JTT
Urs Fischer‘s solo show at JTT will feature a single work, but there will still be plenty to see. The artist has crafted Ursula, a one-to-one replica of Aristide Maillol’s 1938 sculpture La Rivière, from plasticine, a soft, malleable material, and invites visitors to break it down and creating new artworks from it. Get there early to see the work transform (May 1–Sunday, June 5).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: 170a Suffolk Street

Elizabeth Colomba, Armella (1997). Photo: courtesy Long Gallery Harlem.

Elizabeth Colomba, Armella (1997). Photo: courtesy Long Gallery Harlem.

Elizabeth Colomba, “The Moon is My Only Luxury” at Long Gallery Harlem
The city’s newest gallery opens up in Harlem with a survey of work by Parisian-Martiniquan painter Elizabeth Colomba. Her portraits of women draw on inspirations including American history, mythology, and religious symbolism (May 1–June 26).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00–9:00 p.m.; after-party 9:00–11:00 p.m.
Price: Free with RSVP
Address: 2073 Seventh Avenue at 124th Street

Os Gêmeos, Sem Titulo, in "Everything you are I am not: Latin American Art from the Tiroche DeLeon Collection." Photo: courtesy Mana Contemporary.

Os Gêmeos, Sem Titulo, in “Everything you are I am not: Latin American Art from the Tiroche DeLeon Collection.” Courtesy of Mana Contemporary.

Mana Contemporary Spring Open House
It’s a busy day at Jersey City’s sprawling Mana complex, with the opening of “Everything You Are I Am Not,” an exhibition of 60 contemporary Latin American works from the Tiroche DeLeon Collection (May 1–August 1), and the premiere of threeASFOUR‘s short film Tree of Life (May 1–July 9).

It’s also the opening of “Weegee’s Bowery” at Mana’s ICP Gallery. Free shuttle buses will run to and from Mana throughout the day, leaving from Milk Studios (450 West 15th Street).

Time: 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Price: Free with RSVP
Address: 888 Newark Avenue, Jersey City

Yayoi Kusama, Narcissus Garden.Photo: Courtesy of YouTube.

Yayoi Kusama, Narcissus Garden.
Photo: Courtesy of YouTube.

Yayoi Kusama: Narcissus Garden” at the Glass House
Philip Johnson’s Glass House celebrates 10 years of being open to the public with a presentation of Yayoi Kusama‘s Narcissus Garden and Pumpkin. The Japanese artist will recreate her unofficial project for the 1966 Venice Biennale, an ocean of 1,500 mirrored silver balls that will reflect the Glass House’s bucolic landscape (May 1–November 30).
Time: 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Price: From $25
Address: 199 Elm Street, New Canaan, Connecticut

Jennifer Steinkamp, <em>Botanic</em>, detail (2015). Courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong.

Jennifer Steinkamp, Botanic, detail (2015). Courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong.

Jennifer Steinkamp, Botanic, at Times Square
For three minutes before midnight each night in May, Jennifer Steinkamp will take over every video billboard in Times Square as part of the ongoing Midnight Moment series from Times Square Advertising Coalition and Times Square Arts. Her work features an array of flowers floating on a black ground. As the flowers collide, petals and seeds scatter wildly across the screen (May 1–May 30).

Time: 11:57 p.m.–12:00 a.m.
Price: Free
Address: Times Square

The Still House Group's new To__Bridges__ space in the South Bronx. Courtesy of the Still House Group.

The Still House Group’s new To__Bridges__ space in the South Bronx. Courtesy of the Still House Group.

Inaugural Crawfish Boil at To__Bridges__ 
The Still House Group‘s new South Bronx space celebrates its debut with a Louisiana-style crawfish boil and solo projects by Richard OsterweilIndrė Šerpytytė, and Achraf Touloub (May 1–June 12).

Time: 1:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 2422 Third Avenue, Bronx, NY 10454

The Pioneer Works garden. Courtesy of Pioneer Works.

The Pioneer Works garden. Courtesy of Pioneer Works.

Pioneer Works’ Third Annual Village Fête
The crazy-impressive list of art world and celebrity hosts for this annual event includes Carol Bove, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz, Shirin Neshat, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard, Liv Tyler, Usher, and Diane von Furstenburg.

Kicking off the evening will be cocktails and oysters in the garden, as well as the debut of a new virtual reality experience from Google. An art suction, seated dinner, tiki bar, and after-party with a musical performance by Cibo Matto and Chances with Wolves, as well as a “televisual mix” by artist collective ESP TV, will complete the festivities.

Time: Cocktails, 5:00 p.m.; dinner, 6:30 p.m.; after-party 9:00 p.m.
Price: 
Individual tickets sold out, after-party $125
Address: 159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn

Monday, May 2

Carmen Herrera. Courtesy of Lisson Gallery, New York

Carmen Herrera. Courtesy of Lisson Gallery, New York

Carmen Herrera” at Lisson Gallery
Lisson Gallery (London and Milan) expands to New York this week, with an exhibition of recent works by Cuban-American abstract painter Carmen Herrera, who turns 101 on May 31 (May 3–June 11). The artist, who has been painting for nearly 80 years and is known for her hard-edge works, also has an upcoming survey at New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art (September 16, 2016–January 2, 2017).

Time: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 504 West 24th Street

Abraham Palatnik, <em>W-899</em> (2016). Courtesy of Galeria Nara Roesler, New York.

Abraham Palatnik, W-899 (2016). Courtesy of Galeria Nara Roesler, New York.

Abraham Palatnik” at Galeria Nara Roseler
Kinetic artist Abraham Palatnik‘s rarely seen historical works take center stage in this exhibition, which is accompanied by a Frieze Spotlight booth curated by Clara M. Kim.

The gallery show is the 88-year-old’s first solo exhibition since 1965, and will feature works from his “Progressive Reliefs” series, made from Jacarandá wood and duplex paperboard, while the Frieze presentation will focus on works made between 1955 and 1971. The gallery promises that a highlight will be a 1955 work combining multi-colored bulbs and opaque panels that add up to an abstract painting with light (May 3—July 30).

Time: Opening reception, 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 47 West 28th street, 2nd floor

Shepard Fairey, <em>Jesse</em>. Courtesy of Soak Your Buns.

Shepard Fairey, Jesse. Courtesy of Soak Your Buns.

Shepard Fairey: Power to the Posse” at Soak Your Buns
Soak Your Buns gallery operates out of the back of a rental truck. During Frieze Week, it will be parked on the Upper East Side and will feature a Shepard Fairey retrospective, “Power to the Posse.” The truck features a surprisingly-hefty 1,600 square feet of exhibition space, and the show will include a wall of Fairey’s ’90s screenprints (May 6–8).

Time: Opening reception, 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 1035 Third Avenue at 62nd Street

Rogan Gregory. Courtesy of R & Company.

Rogan Gregory. Courtesy of R & Company.

Rogan Gregory and Jose Zanine at R & Company
Historical designs by Brazilian furniture designer Jose Zanine Caldas and a selection of bronzes and table lamps from Rogan Gregory feature in concurrent solo shows at R & Company (May 2–June 23).

Time: Opening Reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: R & Company, 82 Franklin Street

Harry Bertoia. Courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design, New York.

Harry Bertoia. Courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design, New York.

Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound” and “Bent, Cast & Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia” at the Museum of Arts and Design
MAD celebrates designer and artist Harry Bertoia for his interactive, kinetic, and musical “Sonambient” sounding sculptures as well as his under-known early work in jewelry-making (May 3–September 25).

Time: 5:00 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 2 Columbus Circle

Iris van Herpen, dress, fall/winter 2013–14, silicon feather structure and moldings of bird heads on cotton base. Photo: Jean-Baptiste Mondino, courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Iris van Herpen, dress, fall/winter 2013–14, silicon feather structure and moldings of bird heads on cotton base. Courtesy of photographer Jean-Baptiste Mondino and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit
Let’s face it: If there’s one event you’re not getting into this week, it’s Anna Wintour’s star-studded Met Ball, celebrating the opening of “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” (May 5–August 14). Co-chairing this year’s event are pop star Taylor Swift, actor Idris Elba, and Jonathan Ive, chief of industrial design of Apple,  sponsor of this year’s Costume Institute exhibition.

Before celebrities show off technology-inspired looks on the red carpet, the press gets an early look at the show on May 2. Member previews follow on May 3 and 4.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 1000 Fifth Avenue

 

Tuesday, May 3

Amanda Charchian, <em>Ana in Costa Rica</em> (2012) on view in "In The Raw: The Female Gaze on The Nude." Courtesy Untitled Space Gallery, New York.

Amanda Charchian, Ana in Costa Rica (2012) on view in “In The Raw: The Female Gaze on The Nude.” Courtesy Untitled Space Gallery, New York.

In the Raw: The Female Gaze on the Nude” at Untitled Space
Indira Cesarine and Coco Dolle have curated a group show of 20 women artists who offer their perspective on the female nude (May 3–May 21). “Each artist brings her own voice to the forefront,” notes the exhibition description. “Whether channeled through an autobiographical point of view, whimsical, raw or erotic lens, it remains fearlessly uncensored.”

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 145 Lispenard Street

Jean-Michel Basquiat, <em>Moses and the Egyptians</em> (1982). Courtesy Nahmad Contemporary, © The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat / Licensed by Artestar, New York.

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Moses and the Egyptians (1982). Courtesy Nahmad Contemporary, © The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat / Licensed by Artestar, New York.

Words Are All We have: Paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat” at Nahmad Contemporary
Guest curator Dieter Buchhart, the Basquiat scholar who organized the runaway hit show of Basquiat’s notebooks at the Brooklyn Museum, shines a spotlight on the central importance of language in the artist’s practice. “Basquiat’s linguistically complex paintings place him within the trajectory of the Beat Generation writers and the evolution of jazz and hip-hop,” notes the exhibition description (May 2–June 11).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 980 Madison Avenue, third floor

Bernard Frize, <em>Marouts</em> (2015). Courtesy Galerie Perrotin.

Bernard Frize, Marouts (2015). Courtesy Galerie Perrotin.

Bernard Frize: Dawn Comes Up So Young” at Galerie Perrotin
Bernard Frize‘s latest exhibition features both new paintings and historical works from the 1990s. By mixing acrylic paint and synthetic resin, Frize creates colorful works that bear no visible trace of the human hand (May 3–June 18).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 909 Madison Avenue

Eric Fischl, <em>Rift/Raft</em> (2016). Courtesy Skarsted.

Eric Fischl, Rift/Raft (2016). Courtesy Skarsted.

Eric Fischl: Rift/Raft” at Skarstedt
Skarstedt takes a cynical look at the art fair circuit via the work of Eric Fischl, who roams the booths at these events, taking photographs of unwitting attendees which form the basis of his paintings (May 3–June 25).

“Same crowd, different clothes. Always the same experience,” said Fischl in a statement. The newest additions to the series take on a political charge, juxtaposing the art world elite with political refugees, including a modern-day take on Théodore Géricault’s The Raft of the Medusa (1819).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 20 East 79th Street

Barbara Nessim, <em>Star Girl Banded with Blue Wave</em> (1966). Courtesy Bard Graduate Center.

Barbara Nessim, Star Girl Banded with Blue Wave (1966). Courtesy Bard Graduate Center.

Barbara Nessim: ’60s to Now” Private Salon
Barbara Nessim was one of the first artists to utilize computers in her work. Here, she follows up her retrospective at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum with a rooftop reception and private viewing. The cocktail party features a performance by hip hop singer Nomi Ruiz.

Time: Opening reception, 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 100 Morton Square, L6AW, penthouse

Martin Creed, Work No. 2630, UNDERSTANDING (2016), rendering. Photo: courtesy Public Art Fund.

Martin Creed, Work No. 2630, UNDERSTANDING (2016), rendering. Courtesy of the Public Art Fund.

Martin Creed: Understanding
The Public Art Fund erects a giant neon Martin Creed sculpture, 25 feet tall and ruby-red, at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The piece will be visible from both Manhattan and Brooklyn, and will rotate at varying speeds based on a computerized program designed by the artist (May 4–October 23).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6

Rachel Rose, still from Everything and More (2015). Photo: Rachel Rose, courtesy Pilar Corrias Gallery, London.

Rachel Rose, still from Everything and More (2015).
Courtesy of Rachel Rose, and Pilar Corrias Gallery, London.

Okayama Art Summit Cocktail Party at the Japan Society  
The Okayama Art Summit, Japan’s new art triennial, celebrates its first edition (October 9–November 27) with a private cocktail reception. Participating artists include Peter Fischli and David Weiss, Ryan GanderJoan Jonas, and Rachel RoseLiam Gillick serves as artistic director. 

Time: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 333 East 47th Street

A south view of the new Tate Modern. Courtesy of the Tate.

A south view of the new Tate Modern. Courtesy of the Tate.

The Tate Americas Foundation’s Fourth Artists Dinner Fundraising Gala
Over 40 artists are being honored by the Tate Americas Foundation, an independent charity based in New York and dedicated to supporting the London museum. Among them are Lynda Benglis, Mark Bradford, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Theaster Gates, Nan Goldin, Christian Marclay, Helen and Brice Marden, Julie Mehretu, Bruce Nauman, and Susan Rothenberg. The evening also celebrates the reopening of London’s Tate Modern in June.

Time: 7:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Price: contact Daniel Schaeffer for ticket information
Address: IAC Building, 555 West 18th Street

Lisa Phillips, Dao-Yi Chow, Maxwell Osborne, and Stefano Tonchi at the New Museum DKNY Dinner. Courtesy of the New Museum.

Lisa Phillips, Dao-Yi Chow, Maxwell Osborne, and Stefano Tonchi at the New Museum DKNY Dinner. Courtesy of the New Museum.

New Women’s Project Artists Party 
New Museum director Lisa Phillips throws a party with Dao-Yi Chow, Maxwell Osborne and Stefano Tonchi. Mia Moretti will DJ.

Time: 10:30 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: Spring Place, 6 St. John’s Lane.

Wednesday, May 4

Pablo Atchugarry, <em>Untitled</em> (2015). Courtesy Hollis Taggert Galleries.

Pablo Atchugarry, Untitled (2015). Courtesy Hollis Taggert Galleries.

Pablo Atchugarry: Invocations of the Soul” at Hollis Taggart Galleries
The largest-ever US survey of work by Uruguayan sculptor Pablo Atchugarry features twenty-five of the artist’s freestanding bronze and marble sculpturesHollis Taggart Galleries celebrates the opening with a private gallery tour and dinner (May 5–June 11).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 521 West 26th Street

The Church Street Boxing Gym. Courtesy the Cultivist.

The Church Street Boxing Gym. Courtesy the Cultivist.

The Cultivist One Year Anniversary Party at the Church Street Boxing Gym
Founded one year ago, art-world concierge service Cultivist celebrates its birthday by having Mickalene Thomas, Shinique Smith, Hank Willis Thomas, Sanford Biggers, and others to face off in an epic poetry showdown. Franklin Sirmans, director of the Pérez Art Museum Miami, and Mike Kelley Foundation prize-winning artist Eduardo Sarabia will judge.

Time: 7:15 p.m.
Price: Members only
Address: 25 Park Place

Art from the Super 8 hotel chain. Courtesy of Super 8.

Art from the Super 8 hotel chain. Courtesy of Super 8.

Amy Sedaris Presents When the Art Comes Down: Works from the Super 8 Collection
As North America’s Super 8 hotels undergo a major modernization, hundreds of thousands of “not-so-super” works of art are getting replaced, some after decades decorating the chain. But before those pieces are put out to pasture, actress and author Amy Sedaris is giving you the chance to take home one of nearly 100 of the eclectic paintings for yourself, free of charge.

Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: Openhouse Gallery, 168 Bowery at Kenmare Street

Petra Collins, Madelyne Beckles at the Art Production Fund gala (2016).Photo: Courtesy of Patrick McMullan.

Petra Collins and Madelyne Beckles at the Art Production Fund gala (2016). Courtesy of Patrick McMullan.

Petra Collins at TikiTabu
New York-based designer Misha Kahn has created a special installation (on view through September) to mark the start of the summer season for the Tiki Tabu rooftop bar. Performance art favorite Petra Collins will do a special bartending gig amid Kahn’s oversize lava lamps, tropical wallpaper, multicolored floors, and other exotic accoutrements.

Time: 8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 190 Allen Street

Lindsey Adelman.

Lindsey Adelman.

Lindsey Adelman: 10 Years of Studio After-Party at the Jane Hotel
Following the opening day of the Collective Design Fair, Lindsey Adeleman throws a party at the Jane Hotel celebrating the 10th anniversary of her studio.

Time: 9:00 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 113 Jane Street

Thursday, May 5

Emilio Chapela, <em>The Expanding Universe,</em> (2016), video still. Courtesy of the Hotel Americano.

Emilio Chapela, The Expanding Universe, (2016), video still. Courtesy of the Hotel Americano.

Emilio Chapela, “The Space Around 
For the fourth straight year, Hotel Americano celebrates Frieze Week with an art installation, this time a multi-media presentation by Emilio Chapela. His film The Expanding Universe was shot over the course of the entire year at Eero Saarinen’s Bell Labs building in Holmdel, New Jersey, and reflects the passing of the seasons (May 3–8).

For the occasion, Chapela has transformed the hotel’s bar into a theater inspired by the aesthetics of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. The opening will be marked with a cocktail party; the evening will also kick off with a Cinco de Mayo toast to Assouline’s new book Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being at La Piscine, the hotel’s rooftop restaurant.

Time: Book launch, 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.; Cocktail party, 9:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 518 West 27th Street

Mary Ellen Mark, <em>Amanda and Her Cousin Amy</em> (1990). Courtesy of Mary Ellen Mark Studio and Library,

Mary Ellen Mark, Amanda and Her Cousin Amy (1990). Courtesy of Mary Ellen Mark Studio and Library,

Attitude: Portraits by Mary Ellen Mark, 1964–2015” at Howard Greenberg Gallery
Nearly 40 images by the great photographer Mary Ellen Mark will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery. Mark’s subjects included everyone from prostitutes and their customers on the streets of Bombay to homeless and troubled youth in Seattle and attendees of the Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio (May 5–June 18).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406

Chris Martin, <em>Mardi-Gras Sunrise for Little Miss Saigon</em> (2014). Courtesy of David Kordansky Gallery.

Chris Martin, Mardi-Gras Sunrise for Little Miss Saigon (2014). Courtesy of David Kordansky Gallery.

Chris Martin at studio rondinone
For the first time, artist Ugo Rondinone welcomes the public to his studio, a former Baptist Church built in 1880, for a show of seven monumental new paintings by Chris Martin, presented by Anton Kern Gallery and David Kordansky Gallery (May 4–8).

“Fearlessly experimenting with materials like paint, glitter, and collage, and making devotional references to nature, rock and roll, and street art, Martin’s pictures offer sensory experiences of mystical clairvoyance rooted in the here and now,” notes the exhibition description.

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Price: Free with RSVP
Address: 2050 Fifth Avenue, between West 126th and West 127th Streets

Richard Tuttle, <em>20 pearls (1)</em>, 2003. Courtesy of Pace.

Richard Tuttle, 20 pearls (1), 2003. Courtesy of Pace.

Richard Tuttle: 26″ at Pace
Pace pays tribute to Richard Tuttle‘s 50-year career, examining the artist as product of postwar New York and spotlighting his considerable influence on the city and the larger international art scene (May 6–June 11). Following the opening, the gallery will host a private dinner at the Top of the Standard to celebrate the Tuttle show and the gallery’s concurrent James Turrell exhibition (May 5–June 17).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 510 West 25th Street

Nira Pereg, <em>ISHMAEL</em>, video still. Courtesy of Braverman Gallery.

Nira Pereg, ISHMAEL, video still. Courtesy of Braverman Gallery.

Nira Pereg: Ishmael” presented by Braverman Gallery at On Stellar Rays
Tel Aviv’s Braverman Gallery hosts its first show in New York, featuring ISHMAEL, a new four-channel video installation by Israeli video artist Nira Pereg. The film documents the daily spiritual and bureaucratic rituals at the West Bank’s Cave of the Patriarchs, a sacred space to both the Jewish and Islamic faiths that has been physically divided between the two religions to serve as both mosque and synagogue(May 5–June 8, 2016).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 213 Bowery

Adam Silverman, <em>Untitled</em> (2016). Courtesy Friedman Benda Gallery.

Adam Silverman, Untitled (2016). Courtesy Friedman Benda Gallery.

Andrea Branzi: Interiors” and “Adam Silverman: Ground Control” at Friedman Benda Gallery 
A pair of solo exhibitions showcase the thrown pottery of Adam Silverman and Italian designer and architect Andrea Branzi‘s new “Plank” series, of empty cabinets crafted from raw wood and aluminum and decorated with spray paint (May 5–June 11).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 515 West 26th Street

Motohiko Odani works on his piece <em>Skeleton</em>. Courtesy of Albertz Benda, New York, and YAMAMOTO GENDAI, Tokyo; ©Motohiko Odani.

Motohiko Odani works on his piece Skeleton. Courtesy of Albertz Benda, New York, and YAMAMOTO GENDAI, Tokyo; ©Motohiko Odani.

Motohiko Odani: Depth of the Body” at Albertz Benda Gallery
Japan’s Motohiko Odani brings his complex mixed-media works, crafted from unorthodox materials, to New York for his first gallery show outside Asia. The exhibition is inspired in part by the 2011 Fukushima disaster, and includes sculptural and video installations (May 5–June 18).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 515 West 26th Street

Vik Muniz, <em>Guernica After Picasso</em>. Courtesy of Christie's New York.

Vik Muniz, Guernica After Picasso. Courtesy of Christie’s New York.

“Re(Master)ed” at Martin Lawrence Gallery
Pablo Picasso is paired with Brazilian mixed-media artist Vik Muniz, who created his own version of Picasso’s Guernica in a photograph of black-and-white puzzle pieces (May 6–May 20).

Time: VIP opening 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 457 West Broadway, between Prince Street and West Houston Street

One of Cindy Sherman's new photos of herself as an aging starlet. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.

One of Cindy Sherman’s new photos of herself as an aging starlet. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.

Cindy Sherman” at Metro Pictures
Although Metro Pictures is reopening its renovated gallery space on 24th Street with Cindy Sherman‘s first new photography series in four years, the opening will be a quiet affair, held without fanfare during normal business hours. (A survey of her work running July 11–October 2 will be the first temporary exhibition at the new Broad Museum in Los Angeles.)

Sherman has drawn inspiration from 1920s Hollywood publicity photos, using digital technology to create old-fashioned film-set backdrops before which she herself poses in the guise of an aging film star (May 5–June 11).

Time: 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 519 West 24th Street

Tracey Emin, <em>You were here like the ground underneath my feet</eM> (2016). Courtesy of Lehmann Maupin.

Tracey Emin, You were here like the ground underneath my feet (2016). Courtesy of Lehmann Maupin.

Tracey Emin: Stone Love” at Lehmann Maupin
Tracey Emin‘s busy spring continues, with a show of new works including paintings, bronze sculptures, neon, embroidery, and works on paper. The exhibition title is inspired by the late rock star David Bowie’s song “Soul Love” and, of course, the artist’s now-infamous “marriage” to a stone (May 5–June 18).

Time: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 536 West 22nd Street

César. Courtesy Luxembourg & Dayan.

César. Courtesy Luxembourg & Dayan.

César in Context” at Luxembourg & Dayan
Luxembourg & Dayan takes a look at the work of French artist César, known for his involvement in the Nouveau Réalisme movement. The show highlights the artist’s “lifelong penchant for experimentation with an ever-expanding arsenal of materials and techniques” (May 5–July 2).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 64 East 77th Street

Beatrice Scaccia, Call the Bluff. Courtesy of Cara Gallery, New York.

Beatrice Scaccia, Call the Bluff. Courtesy of Cara Gallery, New York.

Beatrice Scaccia: Call the Bluff” at Cara Gallery
Brooklyn-based Italian artist Beatrice Scaccia branches out from drawing, animation, and installation with a new body of large canvas paintings. Her emotional figurative work “constantly questions existence, with its sorrows and daily absurdities” through depictions of solitary figures with obscured faces, the exhibition description notes (May 5–June 11).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 508 West 24th Street

Arnold Lehman at the Brooklyn Artists Ball. Photo: Liz Ligon, courtesy the Brooklyn Museum.

Arnold Lehman at the Brooklyn Artists Ball.
Photo: Liz Ligon, courtesy the Brooklyn Museum.

The Exchange Edition II presented by Surface + Phillips” at Phillips New York
Artists Hank Willis Thomas and Sanford Biggers chat with retired Brooklyn Museum director Arnold Lehman, now senior advisor to Phillips, in this talk, organized by the auction house and Surface magazine. Guests will enjoy cocktails before the panel, moderated by the publication’s editor-in-chief, Spencer Bailey, begins.

Time: Cocktails at 6:00 p.m., talk at 6:30 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 450 Park Avenue

Thursday, May 5–Sunday, May 8

John Baldesari for Visionaire 65 Free New York. Courtesy of Visionaire65 Free.

John Baldessari for Visionaire 65 Free New York. Courtesy of Visionaire65 Free.

Visionaire 65 FREE NYC
For its third set of free art prints, Visionaire 65 has enlisted artists including Daniel Arsham, John Baldessari, Milton Glaser, Glenn Ligon, Christian Marclay, Shirin Neshat, Yoko Ono, and Ugo Rondinone to contribute posters. The giveaway, which will take place in Times Square, follows similar events held in Miami and Los Angeles, timed to Art Basel and the Oscars.

In addition to the main distribution point, a truck will travel the city throughout the weekend. Friday it will be at Union Square West between 15th and 16th Streets; Saturday, it will be at West 14th Street between Washington and 10th Avenue; and Sunday, it will be on Lafayette Street between Spring and Broome Streets.

Time: 11:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: Times Square Kiosk on Broadway between West 43rd and West 44th Street plus daily truck locations

Friday, May 6

Roberto Burle Marx, mineral roof garden, Banco Safra headquarters, São Paulo (1983). Courtesy the Jewish Museum, © Leonardo Finotti.

Roberto Burle Marx, mineral roof garden, Banco Safra headquarters, São Paulo (1983). Courtesy the Jewish Museum, © Leonardo Finotti.

Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist” at the Jewish Museum
Acclaimed modernist landscape artist Roberto Burle Marx “revolutionized garden design by using abstraction and grand colorful sweeps of local vegetation, abolishing symmetry and rejecting imported flora and European models,” according to the Jewish Museum. Nearly 140 examples of Burle Marx’s innovative work in painting, sculpture, theater design, textiles, jewelry, and, of course, landscape architecture will be accompanied by related artwork by seven contemporary Latin American artists (May 6–September 18).

Time: 11:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: $15
Address: 1109 5th Avenue

Richard Serra, The Matter of Time (2005) at the Guggenhiem Bilbao Museo in 2015. Courtesy of Richard Serra/Arts Rights Society, New York.

Richard Serra, The Matter of Time (2005) at the Guggenhiem Bilbao Museo in 2015. Courtesy of Richard Serra/Arts Rights Society, New York.

Richard Serra: NJ-1” and “Richard Serra: Above Below Betwixt Between, Every Which Way, Silence (For John Cage), Through“at Gagosian Gallery
Catch four new large-scale steel sculptures and an installation drawing by Richard Serra, split between Gagosian’s two Chelsea locations. It’s the artist’s 30th exhibition with the gallery (May 7–July 29).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 522 West 21st Street and 555 West 24th Street

Antony Gormley, Big Pluck 2 (2016). Courtesy photographer Stephen White, London, and Sean Kelly, New York; © the artist.

Antony Gormley, Big Pluck 2 (2016). Courtesy photographer Stephen White, London, and Sean Kelly, New York; © the artist.

Antony Gormley: Construct” at Sean Kelly Gallery
Kelly presents a new series by British sculptor Antony Gormley. The artist expands on his “BEAMERS” series, which takes an architectural approach to the body. The new steel “Big Beamers” works, exhibited here for the first time, weigh eight tons apiece. They will be paired with other works, including Bridge (1985), one of the earliest examples of Gormley‘s sculptural explorations of the human form (May 7–June 18).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 475 Tenth Avenue

Eva Kot'átková. Courtesy of Macarrone.

Eva Kot’átková. Courtesy of Macarrone.

Eva Kot’átková: a mouse’s home is the snake’s body” at Maccarone
Eva Kot’átková has her first New York gallery show, featuring new work created through art workshops she runs with child patients at the main psychiatric hospital in her native Prague (May 3–June 18).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price:
Free
Address:
630 Greenwich Street

Liu Bolin, <em>Hiding in the City – Vegetables</em> (2011). Courtesy of UN Exhibits.

Liu Bolin, Hiding in the City – Vegetables (2011). Courtesy of UN Exhibits.

“We Are What We Eat” at the United Nations
This group show featuring work in a variety of media by Liu Bolin, Edward Burtynsky, Jim Draper, Pepe Lopez, and Vik Muniz addresses importance of eating healthy and sustainably-grown food. Highlights will include Bolin’s camouflaged photographs, in which he employs photo-realistic body painting on his subjects, to make them blend into their surroundings, and Muniz’s photos of the garbage pickers of São Paulo (April 28–June 12).

Time: Opening reception, 6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Price: Free with RSVP
Address: 405 East 42nd Street

Richard Prince and Noel Grunwaldt. Courtesy of Adriel Reboh, ©Patrick McMullan.

Richard Prince and Noel Grunwaldt. Courtesy of Adriel Reboh, © Patrick McMullan.

Noel Grunwaldt + Richard Prince Dance Party at Highline Ballroom
Richard Prince‘s annual Frieze Week dance party, which he co-hosts with his wife, artist Noel Grunwaldt, will feature a performance by genre-bending artist and DJ collective Thievery Corporation, whose 1998 single “Lebanese Blonde” featured memorably on the soundtrack to Zach Braff’s 2004 film Garden State.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 431 West 16th Street

<em>On Curating 2: Paradigm Shifts</em> by Carolee Thea. Courtesy of ARTBOOK | D.A.P.

On Curating 2: Paradigm Shifts by Carolee Thea. Courtesy of ARTBOOK | D.A.P.

On Curating 2: Paradigm Shifts, a Conversation at Americas Society
For her new book, author Carolee Thea interviewed international curators, taking a global look at the art world’s thriving biennial scene. At the Americas Society, she will talk about her findings with artist Tania Bruguera, Steven Henry Madoff of New York’s School of Visual Arts, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum senior Asian art curator Alexandra Munroe, and Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, curator of Dartmouth College’s Hood Museum in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 680 Park Avenue

The ArtTable 35th Anniversary Benefit and Award Ceremony. Courtesy photographer Clint Spaulding, ©Patrick McMullan

The ArtTable 35th Anniversary Benefit and Award Ceremony. Courtesy photographer Clint Spaulding, © Patrick McMullan.

ArtTable‘s 23rd Annual Benefit and Award Ceremony Honoring Marieluise Hessel
At its annual benefit luncheon, ArtTable honors collector and philanthropist Marieluise Hessel with its Distinguished Service to the Visual Arts Award; Guggenheim UBS MAP curator Sara Raza will receive the 2016 New Leadership Award.

Time: 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Price: $425/$325 for members
Address: 583 Park Avenue

Saturday, May 7

Alicja Kwade, Untitled, 2015. Photo courtesy 303 Gallery.

Alicja Kwade, Untitled, 2015. Photo courtesy 303 Gallery.

Alicja Kwade: Rise Again, Changed but the Same” at 303 Gallery
303 Gallery debuts its new space, three years in the making, with a solo show by Polish-born sculptor Alicja Kwade. According to the exhibition description, Kwade’s “paravent” works “cut and redouble space in combination with sculptural components” (May 7–June 30).

Time: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 555 West 21st Street

Pigeons from Duke Riley's <em>Fly By Night</em>. Courtesy of Creative Time.

Pigeons from Duke Riley’s Fly By Night. Courtesy of Creative Time.

Duke RileyFly By Night at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
Some 2,000 pigeons will star in this Creative Time production, an avian performance piece by Duke Riley. At dusk on weekend evenings from May 7–June 12, Riley will release his flock into the night sky, each bird outfitted with a tiny LED ankle bracelet. Flying through the twilight gloom, the birds will create patterns against the city skyline as they twirl and loop above the East River before Riley blows a whistle, calling them to return to their home aboard the Baylander, a decommissioned US military vessel berthed at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

The piece draws heavily on New York history, referencing the decline of the city’s once-lively community of rooftop pigeon keepers and the Navy Yard’s past as the home of the country’s largest naval fleet of pigeon carriers.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: Free with reservation
Address: Sands Street Gate at Navy Street

Chen Wei, <em>Coins #4</em> (2012). Courtesy of Klein Sun Gallery.

Chen Wei, Coins #4 (2012). Courtesy of Klein Sun Gallery.

New Voices: A DSL Collection Story” at Klein Sun Gallery
As the gallery celebrates the opening of “New Voices,” a group show featuring Chen Wei, Gao Lei, Gao Weigang, Hou Yong, Hu Weiyi, Li Wei, Wang Yuyang, Wang Sishun, and Zhao Zhao, gallery owner Eli Klein will lead a discussion titled “Collecting and Archiving: The Stories behind Chinese Contemporary Art.” Sylvain Levy of dsl collection will talk about his personal relationships with the artists he collects, while Jane DeBevoise will explain her work documenting contemporary Chinese culture for the Asia Art Archive (May 7–June 18).

Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 525 West 22nd Street

Spencer Finch: The Brain Is Wider Than the Sky by Susan Cross. Courtesy of Prestel Publishing.

Spencer Finch: The Brain Is Wider Than the Sky by Susan Cross. Courtesy of Prestel Publishing.

Spencer Finch Book Signing and Artist Talk at James Cohan
To celebrate the release of Spencer Finch: The Brain Is Wider Than the Sky, a new monograph spanning the artist’s career, Finch will be on hand to discuss his work, and how it is driven by his ongoing fascination with light and color.

Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Address: 533 West 26 Street

Rashaad Newsome, Stop Playing in My Face!.Photo: Courtesy of De Buck Gallery.

Rashaad Newsome, Stop Playing in My Face!. Courtesy of De Buck Gallery.

Cocktails & Conversation with Rashaad Newsome and Jasmine Wahi
On the occasion of Rashaad Newsome’s exhibition at De Buck Gallery, “STOP PLAYING IN MY FACE!,” the artist will talk with Jasmine Wahi, co-director of Newark’s Gateway Project Spaces, about interpretations of female agency. The afternoon will also feature a performance.

Time: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Price: Free with RSVP
Address: 545 West 23rd Street

Ivan Argote, <em>Strengthlessness</em> at the Standard Plaza. Courtesy of Galerie Perrotin.

Ivan Argote, Strengthlessness at the Standard Plaza. Courtesy of Galerie Perrotin.

Ivan ArgoteStrengthlessness, at the Standard Plaza
This 30-foot long, 12-foot-tall concrete statue by Ivan Argote, its pointed end coated in gold leaf, will make its US debut outside the Standard courtesy of Galerie Perrotin. The installation, which the artist envisions as a playful re-imagining of an Egyptian obelisk, is timed to the seasonal reopening of the Standard Plaza’s restaurant, which features a new menu from chef Nina Clemente (May 7–Fall 2016).

Time: Opening reception, 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Price: Free with RSVP
Address: 848 Washington at 13th Street, New York 10014

Giorgio Morandi, <em>Still Life</em> (1931). Courtesy of Artists Rights Society (2015), New York/SIAE, Rome.

Giorgio Morandi, Still Life (1931). Courtesy of Artists Rights Society (2015), New York/SIAE, Rome.

Giorgio Morandi Open House at the Center for Italian Modern Art
Giorgio Morandi came of age as an artist in the 1930s, but his works from that decade are now rarely seen. Some 40 paintings, etchings, and drawings from that period by the Italian modernist, many of which have not been seen in the US in decades, are included in the exhibition, along with works from both the beginning and the end of the acclaimed artist’s career (October 9,2015–June 25, 2016).

Time: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Price: Free with RSVP
Address: 421 Broome Street, 4th Floor

 Walter De Maria, 360˚ I Ching/64 Sculptures, 1981. © The Estate of Walter De Maria. Courtesy of photographer Bill Jacobson Studio, New York, Dia Art Foundation, New York.

Walter De Maria, 360˚ I Ching/64 Sculptures (1981). Courtesy of photographer Bill Jacobson Studio, New York, Dia Art Foundation, New York, © the Estate of Walter De Maria.

Dia:Beacon Spring Benefit
Dia’s annual fundraiser affords guests the opportunity to check out the newly installed Dan Flavin galleries and catch the US premiere of a large-scale work by Walter de Maria. George Condo, George Economou, Jane Skinner Goodell, and Roger Goodell are serving as gala co-chairs.

Time: 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Price: Tickets are currently sold out
Address: 3 Beekman Street, Beacon

Design Within Reach. Courtesy DFA Architects.

Design Within Reach. Courtesy DFA Architects.

Design Within Reach NYC X Design Kickoff Party
The fourth year of NYC X Design, the city’s official citywide celebration of design, gets its official start with a private party at the Design Within Reach warehouse. The celebration runs May 3–17 and features the talents of some of the city’s over 44,000 practicing designers.

Time: 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 219 36th Street, Brooklyn 11232

Eden Batki, Marty Windahl, and Amy von Harrington, <em>Weedeater</em> (2016) video still. Courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design.

Eden Batki, Marty Windahl, and Amy von Harrington, Weedeater (2016) video still. Courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design.

MAD and Pin-Up Magazine Present ‘SEEDING,’ a Day-Long Eco-Conference Exploring the Cross-Pollination of Ecology and Economy” at the Museum of Arts and Design
Also part of NYC X Design, this eco-conference features appearances by architect Bjarke Ingels; James Wines founder of environmental arts and architecture group SITE; artist collective Yemenwed; and actress Pamela Anderson, who will talk with director Luke Gilford about her new film, Connected.

Time: 11:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Price: $20 general/$15 members and students
Address: 2 Columbus Circle

Sunday, May 8

Installation views of “November 4, 2008,” which will be part of the “Jonathan Horowitz: Occupy Greenwich” show. Credit Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown's enterprise.

Installation views of “November 4, 2008,” which will be part of the “Jonathan Horowitz: Occupy Greenwich” show. Credit Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise.

Jonathan Horowitz: Occupy Greenwich” at the Brant Foundation
Billionaire collector Peter Brant presents Jonathan Horowitz‘s politically charged “Occupy Greenwich,” featuring work made during the Obama presidency. With the election season in full swing, the show promises to offer a stark contrast to the Brant Foundation’s opulent surroundings—which include lush polo fields—in wealthy Greenwich (May 8–October 2016).

Time: Opening reception, 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Price: Invitation only
Address: 941 North Street, Greenwich, Connecticut

Ezra Stoller, TWA Flight Center in 1962. Courtesy of Storefront for and Architecture.

Ezra Stoller, TWA Flight Center in 1962. Courtesy of Storefront for and Architecture.

Storefront 2016 Spring Benefit: BEYOND BORDERS
The Storefront for Art and Architecture is taking over one of New York’s iconic spaces for one night only: The TWA terminal at JFK Airport. The evening, which honors photographer Ezra Stoller and architect and activist Teddy Cruz, will feature a silent art auction and various performances. This is the last public event to be held at the Eero Saarinen-designed terminal, vacant since 2001, before it is redeveloped as a hotel.

Time: General admission, 7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.; after-party 9:30 p.m.–12:00 a.m.
Price: Main event $45, after-party $75
Address:  Terminal 5, John F. Kennedy International Airport


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