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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Shakyamuni Beneficial to See (detail); Tibet (Drigung School Monastery); early 14th century; Pritzker Family Collection.


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22Opening: Alexander Calder at Dominique Lévy “MULTIUM IN PARVO” (“much in little) is the Latinate name of this Calder exhibition, arranged in collaboration with the Calder Foundation. It presents Calder’s tiniest works, the heights of which range from … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Nicole Eisenman's Seder (2010).


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, MARCH 24Lecture: Pierre Leguillon on Carl Andre at Dia Art Foundation This is part of the ongoing Artists on Artists lecture series, which examines the work of contemporary artists in Dia’s collection and exhibition programs through the lens of their peers, … Read More

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Barack & Michelle, Tristan & Isolde, Irony Not Included

Do Elizabeth Peyton’s shows at Gavin Brown and Michael Werner signal a new tendency toward anti-cynicism? Read More

Looking at Art
Northview, 2000. 
The arrangement of noncommunicative figures reflects the influence of Vuillard.

Strange Bedfellows

From Fairfield Porter to David Park to Lisa Yuskavage and Peter Doig, contemporary artists have been riffing on Vuillard Read More

Mickalene Thomas, Sleep: Deux Femmes Noires, 2011 (top), a riff on Courbet’s sleeping women.

Double Exposure

In paintings, photography, sculpture, and performance, artists are summoning the age-old distinction between naked and nude to comment on gender roles, sexual politics, stereotypes, and more Read More

Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthy exemplify comic grossness in their multimedia piece Caribbean Pirates, 2005.

When Bad Is Good

Artworks that mimic soft porn, showcase embalmed animals, mock the Pope, and otherwise offend propriety are filling auctions, museums, and galleries. Is there anything left to be upset about? Read More

Ron Mueck's Untitled (Big Man), 2000, is among the works basketball star Shaquille O'Neal put in the show he's curating. LEE STALSWORTH/HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, WASHINGTON, D.C.

Shaq Tactics

The NBA star curates a show. Read More

Su-en Wong paints herself, in multiples, as a stereotypically exotic Asian nymph in Icy Moon Drops, 2001. Courtesy Deitch Projects, New York

Naked Truths

For centuries, iconic female nudes were produced by male painters like Titian, Rubens, and Rembrandt. Now a new generation of women is transforming them to reflect their own sensibilities. Read More