AIGA 164 5th Ave.
(betw. 21st & 22nd Sts.), 212-807-1990, www.aiga.org Mon.-Fri. 11-6. Free.
"Roadshow: Dutch Graphic Design 1990-2001," examples of Dutch
design incl. posters, books & architecture [through 8/30].
Art@Large The Film
Center Bldg., 630 9th Ave. (45th St.), 212-957-8371. Tues.-Fri. 1-6; Sat. &
Sun. by appt. "Barbara Nitke: Twenty Years," beginning w/porn
sets in the early 80s, the photographer set out to understand humanity through
s&m sex [through 8/3].
Burden Gallery 20
E. 23rd St. (betw. B’way & Park Ave. S.), 212-505-5555. Call for times
& prices. "The End of Polio: A Global Effort to End a Disease"
feat. photos of victims from India, Pakistan & Somalia & the people
who cared for them [through 8/16].
Caffe Rafaella 134
7th Ave. (betw. 10th & Charles Sts.), 212-254-0508. Call for hours. Free.
"Quentin Crisp: The Naked Bon Vivant!," Crisp estate displays
artifacts & photographs from playwright’s life [through 9/7].
Caren Golden Fine Art
526 W. 26th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 212-727-8304. Tues.-Fri. 11-6.
Free. "Bootleg Identity," 12 artists address issues
of identity & commercialism
in art [through 7/26].
Cheryl Hazan Arts 35
N. Moore St. (betw. Varick & Hudson Sts.), 212-343-8964, www.CherlyHazanArts.com
Tues.-Sat. 11-6. Free. "Art Times 2002," abstract paintings
& collages by nine artists [through 9/4].
Cooper Classics Collection
137 St. (betw. Greenwich & Washington Sts.), 212-929-3909. Mon.-Sat. 10-5.
Free Perry. "Jerry Dantzic’s New York: The Fifties in Focus,"
gelatin-silver works depict a bygone era [through 8/31].
The Dealership 55
Nassau Ave., #1A (betw. Guernsey & Lorimer Sts.), 917-602-7705. Fri.-Sun.
11-6. Free. "Jenny Dubnau: New Paintings," portraits straddle
the real & the abstract [through 8/5].
The Drawing Center 35
Wooster St. (betw. Broome & Grand Sts.), 212-219-2166, www.drawingcenter.org
Tues.-Fri. 10-6; Sat. 11-6. Free. "Tablet: 1949-1973," in celebration
of the Drawing Center’s 25th anniversary, Ellsworth Kelly displays nearly
200 historic sketches, drawings & collages [through 7/24].
The Edward Carter Gallery
560 B’way, 4th fl. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-966-1933,
www.edwardcartergallery.com Tues.-Sat. 10-6. Free. "Robert Turner: Rare
Places in a Rare Light," photographs chronicle the vibrancy of American
landscapes [through 8/31].
The Fischbach Gallery
210 11th Ave. (betw. 24th & 25th Sts.), 212-759-2345. Tues.-Fri. 10-5:30;
Sat. 10-6. Free. "Season Ticket: Selected Works From the Past &
Upcoming Seasons," contemporary American paintings, drawings &
sculpture from two dozen artists [through 8/23].
The Gallery at Lincoln
Center Concourse Level, 65th St. (B’way), 212-580-4673. Mon.-Sat. 10-8;
Sun. 11-8. Free. "Dance Gestures," rare photos, autographs
& other memorabilia celebrate the American Ballet Theatre, the New York
City Ballet & the Kirov Ballet [through 7/20].
Gallery 292 120 Wooster
St. (betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 212-431-0292, www.gallery292.com Tues.-Sat.
11-6. Free. "Ernest Withers: Memphis," photojournalist chronicles
civil rights movement & jazz scene [through 8/3].
Gary Snyder Fine Art
601 W. 29th St. (11th Ave.), 212-871-1077. Tues.-Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-5. Free.
"500 Works on Paper: 1922-2002," drawings, paintings &
collage w/range of themes [through 8/23].
Howard Greenberg Gallery
120 Wooster St. (betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 212-334-0010, www.howardgreenberg.com
Tues.-Sat. 11-6. Free. "Where is Elvis?" photographs reveal
the creation of an icon [through 8/3].
of Photography 1133 6th Ave. (43rd St.), 212-857-0000. Tues.-Thurs. 10-5;
Fri. 10-8; Sat. & Sun. 10-6. $9, $6 st./sc. "George Tice: Urban
Landscapes," retrospective of prints spanning 40 years [through 9/22].
June Kelly Gallery
591 B’way (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-226-1660, Tues.-Sat. 11-6.
Free. "Charla: Recent Paintings," ethereal paintings evoke
nature & movement [through 8/2].
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts
529 W. 20th St., #6W (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-366-5368. Tues.-Sat.
10-6. Free. "Kirsten Stolle: Recent Works," combination of
printing & drawing creates playful pieces [through 7/27].
Leslie-Lohman Gay Art
Foundation 127-B Prince St. (Wooster St.), 212-673-7007, www.leslielohman.org
Tues.-Sat. 1-6. Free. "SexComa," collection of masculine erotic
drawings taken from workshops held at the gallery [through 8/17].
The New York Public Library’s
Humanities & Social Sciences Library 42nd St. (5th Ave.), 212-869-8089,
www.nypl.org Thurs.-Sat. & Mon. 10-6; Tues. & Weds. 11-7:30. Free. "Victorians,
Moderns, and Beats: New in the Berg Collection: 1994-2001," collection
of manuscripts, poems, books, personal items & other materials by British
& American writers (and in some cases both) Jack Kerouac, James Joyce, Henry
James, Sylvia Plath, T.S. Eliot & Henry Miller [through 7/27].
Normal Gallery at Flux
Factory 38-38 43rd St. (Northern Blvd.), Queens, 718-707-3360, www.fluxfactory.org
Fri.-Sun. 12-6. Free. "Disenchanted Forest," first exhibit
arts space feat. large-scale
sculpture & interactive installations [through 7/27].
Paine Webber Art Society
1285 6th Ave. (52nd St.), 212-713-2885. Mon.-Fri. 8-6. Free. "Six
Continents of Quilts: The American Craft Museum Collection," more than
50 quilts from around the world w/special focus on interpretations by contemporary
artists [through 9/13].
Paul Kasmin Gallery
293 10th Ave. (27th St.), 212-563-4474, www.paulkasmingallery.com Tues.-Sat.
10-6. Free. "Photographs by Ron Galella," vintage photos from
the 60s taken by the original paparazzo [through 8/2].
Phyllis Kind Gallery
136 Greene St. (betw. Prince & Houston Sts.), 212-925-1200. Tues.-Fri.
10-6. Free. "Gillian Jagger: The Absence of Faith" incorporates
castings of dead animals [through 7/26].
Smack Mellon Studios
56 Water St. (Front St.), Dumbo, 718-834-8761, www.smackmellon.org Weds.-Sun.
12-6. Free. "hash brown potatoes," group exhibition seeks to
reveal American culture–can we sing the Waffle House theme song? [through
VH1 Gallery 1515
B’way, 20th fl. (45th St.), 212-929-5705. By appt. only. "Dana
Frank Photo Exhibition" feat. rock stars in their most candid moments
Von Lintel Gallery
555 W. 24th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-242-0599, www.vonlintel.com
Tues.-Sat. 10-6. Free. "Mindmine," sculptor Yoko Inoue explores
relationships between people & everyday objects [through 7/30].
American Craft Museum
40 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-956-3535, www.americancraftmuseum.org
Tues., Weds., Fri.-Sun. 10-6; Thurs. 10-8. $8, $5 st./s.c., child under 12 free.
"Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation" celebrates radicalism
in Native American artists [through 9/20]. "Zero Karat," non-precious
jewels made from rubber, vinyl, tin, wood & glass [through 9/22].
American Folk Art Museum
45 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-265-1040, www.folkartmuseum.org
Tues.-Thurs., Sat. & Sun. 10-6; Fri. 10-8. $9, $5 st./s.c., Fri. 6-8 free.
"American Anthem Part II: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection,"
American history told
through many mediums incl. quilting, photography & painting [opens Thurs.,
American Museum of Natural
History Central Park W. (79th St.), 212-769-5200, www.amnh.org Sun.-Thurs.
10-5:45; Fri. & Sat. 10-8:45. $10-$15, $7.50 st./s.c., $6 child. "Baseball
As America" examines how the country’s favorite pastime permeates
popular culture [through 8/18].
Asia Society 725
Park Ave. (70th St.), 212-517-2742, www.asiasociety.org Tues.-Thurs., Sat. &
Sun. 11-6; Fri. 11-9. $7, $5 st./s.c. Free Fri. 6-9 & for children under
16. "Banaras: The Luminous City," multimedia exhibit details
this ancient pilgrimage site
[through 8/18]. "Seeds
of Creativity," works created by New York public school children are
shown alongside the Rockefeller pieces that inspired them [through 9/15]. "Through
Afghan Eyes: A Culture in Conflict, 1987-1992," Soviet rule seen through
photos & video images [through 9/17].
Cooper-Hewitt 2 E.
91st St. (5th Ave.), 212-849-8400, www.si.edu/ndm Tues. 10-9; Weds.-Sat. 10-5;
Sun. 12-5. $8, $5 st./s.c., child under 12 free. "Russel Wright: Creating
American Lifestyle" celebrates inventor of name-brand marketing &
modernist designer w/over 350 artifacts incl. furniture, drawings, tableware,
photos & videos [through 9/15].
Deitch Projects 76
Grand St. (betw. Greene & Wooster Sts.), 212-343-7300. Tues.-Sat. 12-6.
Free. "Dream Garden," Julia Chiang & Ryan McGinness create
a fantasy world of memory & childhood & dreams [through 7/27].
Dia Center for the Arts
548 W. 22nd St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-989-5566, www.diacenter.org
Weds.-Sun. 12-6. $6, $3 st./s.c. "Mapping the Studio I (Fat Chance John
Cage)," Bruce Nauman’s large-scale video installation documents
his studio, a prowling cat & a mouse
summer of 2000 (now that takes talent) [through 7/27].
Frederieke Taylor Gallery
535 W. 22nd St., 6th fl. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 646-230-0992. Mon.-Fri.
11-6. Free. "Dying Is Not Good For You," Jason Oddy’s
photos reveal the cryonics industry in a fashion that evokes sci-fi & the
quest for eternal life. "Through The Game," investigation of
football through paintings that combine humans & landscape [both through
The Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. (betw. Madison & 5th Aves.), 212-288-0700, www.frick.org Tues.-Sat.
10-6; Sun. 1-6. $10, $5 st./sc. "Greuze: The Draftsman," drawings
by 18th-century French draftsman Jean-Baptiste Greuze [through 8/4].
5th Ave. (betw. 82nd & 83rd Sts.), 212-439-8700. Mon., Weds. &
Fri. 10-5; Thurs. & Tues. 10-7. Free. "Bjorn Melhus-Early Video
Works," video artist deals w/inner dialogue & contemporary issues
1071 5th Ave. (89th St.), 212-423-3500, www.guggenheim.org Tues. & Sun.
9-6; Fri. & Sat. 9-8. $12, $8 st./sc., child. under 12 free. "Moving
Pictures," photography, film & video from leading contemporary
artists [through 1/12].
Jewish Museum 1109
5th Ave. (92nd St.), 212-423-3271, www.thejewishmuseum.org Mon.-Weds. 11-5:45,
Thurs. 11-8; Fri. 11-3; Sun. 10-5:45. $8, $5.50 st./sc., child under 12 free.
Pay-what-you-wish Thurs. after 5. "New York: Capital of Photography"
chronicles the ever-changing culture of NYC in more than 100 pictures assembled
from private & public collections [through 9/2].
Lower East Side Tenement
Museum 90 Orchard St. (Broome St.), 212-431-0233, www.tenement.org Call
for times & prices. "All that Remains: The Sweatshop Poems of Morris
Rosenfeld," installation uses scrolls & fabric remnants to highlight
Rosenfeld’s 19th-century poems on exploitation & poverty [through 8/18].
Metropolitan Museum of
Art 1000 5th Ave. (82nd.), 212-535-7710, www.metmuseum.org Sun., Tues.-Thurs.
9:30-5:30; Fri. & Sat. 9:30-9. $10, $5 st./s.c., child under 12 free w/adult.
"Splendid Isolation: Art of Easter Island"–more than just
giant stone heads–over 50 wooden sculptures, barkcloth figures & examples
yet-to-be-deciphered script [through 8/4]. "Thomas Eakins,"
more than 150 paintings & photographs depict subjects from all walks of
life [through 9/15]. "American Drawings & Watercolors in the Metropolitan
Museum of Art: Highlights from the Collection, 1710-1890," 100 of the
best commemorating publication of book w/the same name [through 10/6].
Museum for African Art
593 B’way (betw. Prince & Houston Sts.), 212-966-1313, www.africanart.org
Weds.-Fri. 10:30-5:30; Sat. & Sun. 12-6. $5, $2.50 st./s.c. & child,
free Sun. "Bamana: The Art of Existence in Mali" incl. sacred
initiation masks, headdresses, puppets, photographs & videos [through 7/28].
Museum of the City of
New York 1220 5th Ave. (103rd St.), 212-534-1672, www.mcny.org Weds.-Sat.
10-5; Sun. 12-5; Tues. 10-2. $7, $4 st./s.c./child, $12 families. "A
Community of Many Worlds: Arab Americans in New York City," 80 photos,
books, costumes & textiles exploring immigration, identity & assimilation
[through 9/1]. "The Last Days of Penn Station: Photographs by Aaron
Rose" chronicles the demolition of the original hub in the 60s [through
10/6]. "Richard Rodgers’ Broadway" showcases objects from
composer’s life & work [through 1/5].
Museum at the Fashion
Institute of Technology 7th Ave. (27th St.), 212-217-5800, www.fitnyc.suny.edu
Tues.-Fri. 12-8; Sat. 10-5. Free. "Herman Landshoff: Photographs,"
fashion & still lifes from the 40s & 50s [through 7/27].
Museum of Jewish Heritage
18 First Pl., Battery Park City (West St.), 212-968-1800, www.mjhnyc.org Sun.-Weds.
10-5:45; Thurs. 10-8; Fri. 10-3. $7, $5 st./sc., child under 5 free. "Lives
Remembered: A Shtetl Through a Photographer’s Eye" displays 60
images taken by Zalman Kaplan, a Pole who was killed during WWII [through 8/2].
Museum of Modern Art
in Queens 33rd St. (Queens Blvd.) L.I. City, 212-708-9400. Thurs.-Mon. 10-5;
Fri. 10-7:45. $12, $8.50 st./s.c., Fri. pay-what-you-wish after 4. "Tempo,"
focuses on different perceptions of time, explored in five multimedia installations
[through 9/9]. "AUTObodies: speed, sport, transport," museum’s
collection of cars from five decades [through 9/16]. "A Walk Through
Astoria & Other Places in Queens," photographs from Swiss photographer
Rudy Burckhardt, which have a cinematic quality [through 11/4].
National Museum of the
American Indian George Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green (betw. State
& Whitehall Sts.), 212-668-6624. Fri.-Weds. 10-5; Thurs. 10-8. Free. "Booming
Out: Mohawk Iron Workers Build New York" shows the oft-forgotten
contributions to the city made by Native Americans [through 10/2]. "All
Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life & Culture" displays more
than 300 symbolic objects [permanent].
Neue Galerie New York
1048 5th Ave. (86th St.), 212-628-6200. Fri. 11-9, Sat.-Mon. 11-6. $7-$10. "New
Worlds: German & Austrian Art, 1890-1940," wide range of media
incl. drawings from Klimt & Schiele [through 9/1].
New Museum of Contemporary
Art 583 B’way (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-219-1222. Tues.-Sun.
12-6; Thurs. 12-8. $6, $3 st./s.c., free for those under 18. Free Thurs. 6-8.
"Out of Site," fictitious architectural spaces & topographies
reflect the influence of technology [through 10/13].
The New-York Historical
Society 2 W. 77th St. (Central Park W.), 212-873-3400, www.nyhistory.org
Tues.-Sun. 11-6. $5, $3 st./s.c., child 12 & under free. "The Tumultuous
Fifties: A View from The New York Times Photo Archive," 200
vintage images that defined this era [through 8/14]. "Building on the
Flatiron: The Centenary of a New York Icon" celebrates one of
our oldest skyscrapers
w/photos, drawings, paintings & memorabilia
[through 9/1]. "The
Angry Dove," collection of photos, videos, flyers & posters
from nuclear disarmament demonstrations held 20 years ago at the UN & Central
Park [through 9/2]. "Me, Myself & Infrastructure: Private Lives
& Public Works in America," examination of civil engineering in
NYC honors the 150th birthday of the American Society of Civil Engineers [through
9/15]. "The Games We Played" displays over 150 board games,
many of which were manufactured here in the city, from 1865 to present [through
1/5]. "Presidential Manuscripts," series of exhibitions feat.
one President at a time [long term].
The New York Public Library’s
Humanities & Social Sciences Library Central Branch, 476 5th Ave. (42nd
St.), 212-869-8089, www.nypl.org Tues. & Weds. 11-7:30; Thurs.-Sat. &
Mon. 10-6. Free. "The Public’s Treasures: A Cabinet of Curiosities,"
unique materials from the library’s collection incl. a feng shui compass &
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s passport [through 8/24].
New York Transit Museum
Gallery Annex, Grand Central Terminal, 42nd St. (Park Ave. S.), 212-878-0106.
Mon.-Fri. 8-8; Sat. & Sun. 10-6. Free. "Elevated City: A
History of the Els in New York," photographs from the end of the 19th
& beginning of the 20th centuries [through 9/29].
Art Center 22-25 Jackson Ave. (46th St.), L.I. City, 718-784-2084, www.ps1.org
Weds.-Sun. 12-6; $5, $2 st./sc. "Warm Up 2002" is back. Fifth-annual
event boasting some of the best skilled DJs, Brooklyn Brewery beers, misting
devices, hammocks & more hipsters than you can shake a stick at, happens
outside in P.S.1’s architectural installation [through 8/31].
Swiss Institute of Contemporary
Art 495 B’way, 3rd. fl. (betw. Spring & Broome Sts.), 212-925-2035,
www.swissinstitute.net Tues.-Sat. 11-6. Free. "Olaf Breuning,"
artist creates multimedia exhibit w/suggestive adverts & images from the
entertainment world, thus blurring the line between fantasy & reality (ooooh!)
Whitney Museum of American
Art 945 Madison Ave. (75th St.), 212-570-3676, www.whitney.org Tues.-Thurs.,
Sat. & Sun. 11-6; Fri. 1-9. $10, $8 st./s.c./groups of 10 or more; Fri.
pay-what-you-wish 6-9 p.m. "Claes Oldenburg-Coosje Van Bruggen Drawings,"
largest-ever assembly of drawings from husband & wife team [through 9/15].
"What’s New: Recent Acquisitions in Photography," images
from 20th- & 21st-century artists acquired over past two years [through
9/22]. "The Paintings of Joan Mitchell," one woman’s vision
of Abstract Expressionism from latter half of 20th century [through 9/29].
Whitney Museum of American
Art at Philip Morris 120 Park Ave. (betw. 41st & 42nd Sts.), 917-663-2453,
www.whitney.org Mon.-Fri. 11-6; Thurs. 11-7:30. Free. "Visions from
America," over 150 photographs displaying American culture & sensibility
[through 9/22]. "Michal Rovner: The Space Between," Israeli-American
artist pres. photography, films & videos that evoke an expatriate experience
Yeshiva University Museum
at the Center for Jewish History 15 W. 16th St. (5th Ave.), 212-294-8330.
Sun., Tues. & Weds. 11-5; Thurs. 11-8. $6, $4 st./sc., child. under 5 free,
Yeshiva Univ. st. free w/id. "Art Against Forgetting: Paintings by Leonard
Meiselman," artist dissects his identity as a Jew & an American
Allen Sheppard Gallery
135 W. 24th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-989-9919. Tues.-Sat. 12-6.
Free. "The Art of Seeing: summer2002group," focuses on stages
before the actual process of painting begins [opens Thurs., through 9/17].
The Gallery at the American
Bible Society 1865 B’way (betw. 61st & 62nd Sts.), 212-408-1500,
Mon.-Weds., Fri. 10-6; Thurs. 10-7; Sat. 10-5. Free. "Icons or Portraits?
Images of Jesus & Mary from the Collection of Michael Hall" displays
differing representations of Jesus across cultures & ages [opens Fri., through
Haim Chanin Gallery
210 Eleventh Ave. Ste. 201 (23rd St.) 646-230-7200, Mon.-Fri. 10-6. Free. "New
Abstractions," paintings from Spaniard Joaquim Chancho incl. ten tempera
works & two oil paintings [opens Weds. 6-8, through 9/21].
Hirschl & Adler Galleries
21 E. 70th St. (Madison Ave.), 212-535-8810 www.hirschlandadler.com, Tues.-Fri.
9:30-4:45. Free. "Concentrations," six separate focuses on
different regions & periods in America, incl. crafts, photography &
sculpture [opens Thurs., through 9/13].
Monique Goldstrom Gallery
560 B’way, 3th fl. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-941-9175,
11-6. Free. "Louise Freshman Brown," painted photo-collages
are expressionistic & evoke marine life [opens Fri. 6-8, through 9/4].
New Museum of Contemporary
Art 583 B’way (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-219-1222. See
above listing for times & prices; "Hélio Oiticica,"
Brazilian artist’s bedroom-size interactive environments cherry-pick images
from pop culture [opens Fri., through 10/13].
The New-York Historical
Society 2 W. 77th St. (Central Park W.), 212-873-3400, www.nyhistory.org.
See above listing for times & prices; "Twin Towers Remembered: The
Photography of Camilo Jose Vergara" documents the towers, starting
w/their construction in 1970 [opens Tues., through 10/20].