Art In America

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McDermott & McGough

at James Fuentes,
through Oct. 23
55 Delancey Street
McDermott & McGough's almost four-decade-long dedication to their own highly idiosyncratic personal and artistic style-dapper, Victorian, really queer-is so deep-rooted that the duo famously lived in a home with no electric light or plumbing. The slant of…Read more

Ajay Kurian

at 47 Canal,
through Oct. 16
291 Grand Street, 2nd Floor
A giant bust of a muscular cartoon monkey with a spinning mechanical head, its face locked in an expression of joy so hyperbolic that it borders on menace, confronts visitors in the entryway to Ajay Kurian’s “The Dreamers.” Kurian’s sculptures are always …Read more

Caitlin Keogh

at Bortolami,
through Oct. 29
520 West 20th Street
  Caitlin Keogh’s show brings together twelve new examples of the type of paintings for which she has become known: graphic compositions, rendered with flat acrylics and bold outlines, that engage with historical representations of the female body and co…Read more

Closing

“Respectability Politics”

at Outlet,
through Oct. 2
253 Wilson Avenue, Brooklyn
The group show “Respectability Politics” asks how identity shapes participation in the art world and determines the parameters of acceptable behavior. Happy Ending (Onegai, Onegai, Onegai, Let Me Get What I Want), a 2016 installation by Kat JK Lee at the …Read more

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Heather Guertin

at Brennan & Griffin,
through Oct. 9
122 Norfolk Street

Xu Zhen

at James Cohan,
through Oct. 8
533 West 26th Street

Joan Semmel

at Alexander Gray Associates,
through Oct. 15
510 West 26th Street

Closing

Bruce Conner

at the Museum of Modern Art,
through Oct. 2
11 West 53rd Street

Arlene Shechet

at Frick Collection,
through Apr. 2
1 East 70th Street

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