Brooklyn Museum Graffiti; closes Sep 3.
An exhibition of 20 large-scale graffiti paintings from such influential artists as Michael Tracy, Melvin Samuels Jr., Sandra Fabara, Chris Eillis, and John Matos. This show explores how a genre that began as a form of subversive public communication has become legitimate. 200 Eastern Parkway, at Washington Ave, Bklyn; 718-638-5000, Sun, Sat 11am to 6pm, Mon, Tue closed, Wed-Fri 10am to 5pm; $8 adults, $4 seniors and students, children under 12 free.
No Limits, Just Edges: Jackson Pollock Paintings on Paper; closes Sept 29.
Collection marking the 50th anniversary of Pollock’s death focuses on his early draftsmanship as an essential component of the transition from traditional figurative drawing to complete abstraction. 1071 Fifth Ave, at 89th St; 212-423-3500, 10am to 5:45pm, Fri 10am to 8pm; Thu closed; $18 adults, $15 students and seniors, children under 12 and members free; guggenheim.org
The Metropolitan Museum Cai Guo-Qiang on the Roof: Transparent Monument; closes Oct 29.
Contemporary Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang, known for his elaborate sculpture installations and gunpowder projects, has created site-specific installations for the roof garden overlooking Central Park.
Anglomania: Tradition and Trans-gression in British Fashion;
closes September 4.
Design exhibition focuses on British fashion over the past 30 years, a period of astounding creativity and experimentation defined by a knowing and self-conscious historicism. 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd St; 212-535-7710, Fri, Sat 9:30am to 9pm; Sun, Tue-Thu 9:30pm to 5:30pm; Mon closed; $15 recommended for adults, $10 seniors, $7 students; metmuseum.org
Double Trouble: Ron Gorchov closes Sept 18
The return of Ron Gorchov, the one who explored the possibilities of painting as an object rather than a representation. Now he is dabbling in his new, ambitious exhibition entitled Double Trouble. The exhibition features new and recent paintings of Gorchov. 22-25 Jackson Ave, at 46th Ave, Long Island City; 718-784-2084, Thu-Mon noon to 6pm; Tue, Wed closed; $5 suggested donation, $2 students and seniors, free for MoMA members; ps1.org
Museum of Modern Art
Dada; closes Sep 11.
This major museum exhibition is the first in the U.S. to focus exclusively on Dada, one of the 20th century’s most influential avant-garde art movements. 11 W 53rd St; 212-708-9400, Sat-Mon, Wed-Thu 10:30am to 5:30pm; Fri 10:30am to 8pm; Tue closed; $20 adults, $16 seniors; $12 students; children and members free; moma.org
Whitney Museum of American Art
Full House: The Whitney’s Collection at 75; closes Sept 3.
A selection of celebrated pieces from the Whitney Collection’s 75 years: works organized by movement, culminating in a large-scale Edward Hopper presentation. 945 Madison Ave, at 75th St; 1-800-WHITNEY; Mon, Tue closed, Wed, Thu 11am to 6pm Fri 1pm to 9pm Sat, Sun 11am to 6pm; $15 adults, students and seniors $10, group tours $9.50 per person; whitney.org