Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Art Events to Attend In New York This Week

Through November 16, 2014

Sam Falls's Public Art Fund show.

Sam Falls’s Public Art Fund show.


Opening: “Marianne Vitale: Nine Worthies” at Zach Feuer Gallery
Sculptor Marianne Vitale will debut new work at Zach Feuer Gallery.
Zach Feuer, 548 West 22nd Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

Opening Steven Pippin at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise
Gavin Brown opens his new space on the Lower East Side with a show by Steven Pippin.
Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, 291 Grand Street, New York, 6–8 p.m.

Panel: “Outer Space: The Evolution of the Art Market” Panel Discussion
These FIT panels about the art market are usually pretty great. This one has photographer Yoav Litvin, dealer Candice Madey, critic Christian Viveros-Fauné and curator Dexter Wimberly talking about selling art online. Is it the future of the business?
FIT, Seventh Avenue at West 27th Street, New York, 7 p.m.



Ellen Gallagher, Hare, 2013, in ‘Speaking of People.’

Book Signing: “Cities of the Dead : The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan” at St. Marks Bookshop
A signing and discussion for a new book of photos by Margaret Morton, photographer and Cooper Union professor.
St. Marks Bookshop, 136 East 3rd Street, New York, 7–8:30 p.m.

Talk: Sam Falls at the New School
Los Angeles-based artist Sam Falls, whose “Light Over Time” exhibition is on view at MetroTech Commons in Downtown Brooklyn through May 2015, will talk about his practice. Should be a great one!
The New School, 66th West 12th Street, New York, 6:30 p.m., $10



A flier for the show.

“Wish You Were Here: Gertrude Stein” at the Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum will stage a conversation between deputy director Jens Hoffmann and “Gertrude Stein,” portrayed by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, artistic director for documents (13), curator of the 2015 Istanbul Biennial, and also apparently an able character actor.
Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Avenue, Scheuer Auditorium, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Opening: “Smooch” by Betty Tompkins at 55 Gansevoort
55 Gansevoort! A tiny space with big dreams. Big ole Tompkins should look cool here.
55 Gansevoort, New York, 7–9 p.m.

Opening: “Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art” at the Studio Museum
The Studio Museum pays tribute to the influential magazines Ebony and Jet with a show about contemporary artists using the publications as a material and an influence.
Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 West 125th Street, New York, 5-9 p.m.


Opening: Noam Rappaport at James Fuentes
Lower East Side macher James Fuentes will unveil his newly renovated gallery with a show by the painter Noam Rappaport.
James Fuentes, 55 Delancey Street, New York, 6–8 p.m.

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