Sofia Quirno, Small Talk (2016). Courtesy of Praxis.

Alex Katz, Marisa (2016). Courtesy of Skarstedt.

New York is already the city that never sleeps, but with the slew of art fairs descending on Manhattan, you won’t even have time for a nap. From The Armory Show to VOLTA NY and from PULSE to SCOPE—be prepared to be overwhelmed with endless shows, events, and parties. But this week’s festivities aren’t limited to the fairs, and so we’ve compiled a list of must-see shows off of the piers and inside the galleries.

“Nice Weather,” a show curated by artist David Salle at Skarstedt’s two locations in the Upper East Side and Chelsea, is now on view and features works by a multigenerational group of painters that have never been shown together before. The exhibition questions the basic properties of painting, and examines the role of gesture as used by painters today. Another artist who examines form and is much-talked about these days—with his first retrospective in New York currently up at the MoMA—is Marcel Broodthaers. Coinciding with MoMA, Michael Werner Gallery is also showcasing the artist’s work by focusing on the particular importance of writing in his diverse practice. Expect to see a range of media by the artist, including one of the only paintings Broodthaers has ever made. From there, head downtown to see Jack Early’s largest solo exhibition to date at Fergus McCaffrey. Explore the artist’s fascination with the popular culture of his childhood by taking in his large-scale, photorealist paintings.

You have your itinerary, so don’t let the fairs take up all your time.

Exhibition: Sofía Quirno: Calendar Day
When: February 25–April 2, 2016
Where:
Praxis, 541 W. 25th Street, New York, NY

Laetitia Soulier, The Square Roots 3 (2014). Courtesy of Claire Oliver Gallery.

Roberto Diago, Marca en la Memoria | Imprint of a Memory. Courtesy of Magnan Metz Gallery.

Exhibition: Laetitia Soulier: Fractal Architectures
When:
February 25–April 9, 2016
Where:
Claire Oliver Gallery, 513 W. 26th Street, New York, NY

Exhibition: Roberto Diago: Marca en la Memoria | Imprint of a Memory
When:
February 26–April 9, 2016
Where:
Magnan Metz Gallery, 521 W. 26th Street, New York, NY

Rachid Koraichi, Al Naffari (2008) Courtesy of Aicon Gallery.

Irfan Onurmen, D Series No. 10 (2016). Courtesy of C24 Gallery.

Exhibition: Rachid Koraïchi: Love Side by Side with the Soul
When:
March 3–April 9, 2016
Where:
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones Street, New York, NY

Exhibition: Irgan Önürmen: Pendulum
When:
March 3–April 23, 2016
Where:
C24 Gallery, 560 W. 24th Street, New York, NY

Hans Breder, Coralville Studio (1970). Courtesy of Danziger Gallery.

Exhibition: Hans Breder
When:
February 29–April 2, 2016
Where:
Danziger Gallery, 95 Rivington Street, New York, NY

Robert Zandvliet, Untitled (2014). Courtesy of Peter Blum.

Paul Fenniak, Arrival of the Homing Pigeon (2009). Courtesy of Forum Gallery Inc.

Exhibition: Robert Zandvliet: Shades
When:
February 26–April 16, 2016
Where:
Peter Blum, 20 W. 57th Street, New York, NY

Exhibition: Paul Fenniak: New Paintings
When:
February 18–March 19, 2016
Where:
Forum Gallery Inc., 730 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY

Jack Early, Bomb Pop (2015). Courtesy of Fergus McCaffrey.

Exhibition: Jack Early
When:
February 18–April 9, 2016
Where:
Fergus McCaffrey, 514 W. 26th Street, New York, NY

Marcel Broodthaers, L’Objet écrit (La bouteille de lait) (1967). Courtesy of Michael Werner Gallery.

Exhibition: Marcel Broodthaers Écriture
When:
January 28–March 26, 2016
Where:
Michael Werner Gallery, 4 E. 77th Street, New York, NY

Exhibition: “Nice Weather”
When:
February 25–April 16, 2016
Where:
Skarstedt, 20 E. 79th Street, New York, NY

David Hammons, installation view. Courtesy of Mnuchin Gallery.

Exhibition: David Hammons: Five Decades”
When:
March 15–May 27, 2016
Where:
Mnuchin Gallery, 45 E. 78th Street, New York, NY


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