Brooklyn Museum Looking Back from Ground Zero; closes Jan 7
The museum marks the fifth anniversary of 9/11 with an exhibition of relevant works from the permanent collection.
200 Eastern Parkway, at Washington Ave, Bklyn; 718-638-5000.
Lucio Fontana; closes January 21, 2007
The first major exhibition of the Italian multimedia artist’s work in nearly 30 years focuses on two of his later series: one based on the city of Venice, and the other on New York.
1071 Fifth Ave, at 89th St; 212-423-3500, guggenheim.org
The Metropolitan Museum Brush and Ink: The Chinese Art of Writing; closes Jan 21
Tracing calligraphy’s 1,600-year history through Chinese culture.
1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd St; 212-535-7710, metmuseum.org
P.S.1 Music is a Better Noise; closes Jan 8
This exhibit blurs the distinctions between NYC artists and musicians by presenting art created by (or that inspired) rockers, and vice versa, from the 1970s to today.
Burt Barr: Recent Work; closes Jan 8
Meditations on nature and art by the NYC-based filmmaker, aimed at heightening awareness of that which may seem slow and tedious. One film observes turtles mating in the rain, while another is entitled “Watching Paint Dry.”
22-25 Jackson Ave, at 46th Ave, Long Island City; 718-784-2084, ps1.org
Museum of Modern Art Projects 83: Monika Sosnowska
Polish artist Sosnowska’s first U.S. exhibition features architecturally structured installations. The installation on view was conceived specifically for MOMA.
11 W. 53rd St (E to Fifth Ave) 212-708-9400
Whitney Museum of American Art
Edward Hopper; closes Dec 3
The museum’s fifth-floor galleries are dedicated to a large-scale presentation of works by Hopper, whose legacy is intimately connected to the museum.
945 Madison Ave, at 75th St; 1-800-WHITNEY; whitney.org