Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s “Fake Estates”
Contemporary artists imagine installations for Matta-Clark’s abandoned lots.
Sept. 9th to Oct 15th
White Columns: 320 W. 13th St.
Sept 11th to Jan 22nd.
Queens Museum: New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Marcel Dzama: The Course of Human History Personified
Dzama illustrates the horrors of human history in delicate drawings.
Through Oct. 8
David Zwirner, 525 W 19th St.
Smersh: Lucy McKenzie
Recent work by the installation artist/painter extraordinaire. Through Oct 8.
Metro Pictures, 519 W 24th St.
Chris Hanson & Hendrika Sonnenberg
The collaborative duo recasts ordinary objects in pastel colors and odd materials. Through Oct 15.
Cohan & Leslie, 138 Tenth Ave.
Bold line drawings of the artist’s daily rituals and monthly budgets. Through Oct 1.
Zach Feuer/LFL, 530 W 24th St.
Joel Sternfeld: Sweet Earth - Experimental Utopias in America
One of the American masters of large-format photography. Through Oct 22.
Luhring Augustine, 531 W 24th St.
The Now People Part Two: Life on Earth
Collective psychedelic radical ramblings. Through Oct 22.
Matthew Marks, 523 W 24th St.
Ed Ruscha: Pools, Parking Lots, Gasoline Stations, and Sunset Strip
Photographs from the wry interpreter of Californian life. Through Nov 5
Yancey Richardson, 535 W 22nd St., 3/F
Laurie Anderson: The Waters Reglitterized
Multimedia installation inspired by the tour of Anderson’s last performance piece. Through Oct 22.
Sean Kelly, 528 W 29th St.
The Art of 9/11
A serious and poetic show curated by the philosopher/critic Arthur Danto. Through Oct 15.
Apexart, 291 Church St.
The Perfect Medium: Photography and the Occult
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Photographs that try to capture ghosts, dreams and thoughts. Sep. 27 – Dec. 31
1000 Fifth Ave.
Hiroshi Sugimoto: History of History
A survey of the artist’s work with selections from his artifact collection.
Sep. 23 – Feb. 19
333 E 47th St .
Locations ranging from the Anthology Film Archives to the Swiss Institute.
The very first biennial of performance art in New York City!
Check website for details www.performa-arts.org
Drawings and paintings from the Italian master of delicacy. Oct.23 – Jan. 9
1000 Fifth Ave.
Irreducible Complexity: Contemporary Short Form Video
Bronx Museum of the Arts
Recent video work from a wide range of artists. Oct. 26 – February
1040 Grand Concourse at 165th St, Bronx
A comprehensive survey of the artist’s exquisite drawings and paintings. Oct. 21 – Feb. 20
1048 Fifth Ave.
Studio Museum in Harlem
The Museum’s regular exhibition of emerging black artists. Nov. 9 – Mar. 12
144 W 125th St.
Persistent Vestiges: Drawings from the American-Vietnam War
The Drawing Center
Works by Martha Rosler, Nancy Spero and Vietnamese artists. Nov. 5 – Feb. 11
35 Wooster St.
Recent work by the whimsical Mexican artist., Oct. 6 – Nov. 12
24 W 57th St.