For those of you who didn’t get tickets to Performa, we’ve got more local alternatives. We’ll have a day of humor and sleaze for Mike Kelley; a show for cyberpunk kids; and a handful of events involving important TV artists. Group Material co-founder Julie Ault will show us the meaning of collaboration, and at the Kitchen’s benefit, we’ll show the meaning of giving. And Clifford Owens is doing that performance again where he does whatever the audience tells him to, so watch out for him.
No more indoor screenings; this week, we are very busy and important people. Chelsea’s bringing the mega-openings. Prolific emerging artists are everywhere, and Transfer Gallery is back in action. And all through fashion week, the PowerSuit Boutique is making PowerSuits for all of us.
It’s spring in New York, and to celebrate, we’ve got a week of new art listings! A new gallery opens in Sunset Park, a Polish artist gets posthumously reevaluated, an astrophysicist speaks about space and art, and Norte Maar gathers money for the year ahead. More after the jump.
2012 wasn’t such a sea of shit after all. Every month or so, as the pandering museum shows and art fairs and summer group shows and art writer resignations and auction records had me losing hope, one of these came along. Thank God for that.
We’ve compiled a list of openings happening through Sunday. Summer has started and dOcUMenT(a) is on, which means gallerists are catching up on some Netflix. This week heralds the return of the sexy summer show (bright colors!), big, friendly group shows, and a city-wide test-drive for emerging curators.