Art In America

The Lookout

Rosy Keyser

at Maccarone,
through Jun. 6
630 Greenwich Street
"The Hell Bitch" referred to in the title of Rosy Keyser's first show at Maccarone is Keyser's "artistic mother" (more in the kombucha/sourdough/yogurt sense than parental), a canvas in the artist's Brooklyn studio on which she experiments with raw materi…Read more

Malcolm Morley

at Sperone Westwater,
through Jun. 6
257 Bowery
While the U.S. government aims unmanned drones at human targets in faraway lands, Malcolm Morley's paintings of World War II-era bombers and other quaint weaponry of yesteryear point to the ongoing absurdity of war. This exhibition of recent works—all dat…Read more

Joan Semmel

at Alexander Gray Associates,
through May 16
510 West 26th Street
"Across Five Decades" surveys the arc of octogenarian painter Joan Semmel's career, from her richly hued abstractions of the ‘60s created in Franco's Spain to her recent depictions of the aging female body. An untitled work from the "Sex Paintings" series…Read more

Nina Beier

at Metro Pictures,
through May 23
519 West 24th Street
Suffocation is a running theme in this Berlin-based Danish artist's first solo show at Metro Pictures. One group of works sees coco fesses (the French word for species of doubled coconut that resembles a derriere) stationed in dirt mounds. In another seri…Read more

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Piotr Uklanski

at Metropolitan Museum of Art,
through Aug. 16
1000 Fifth Avenue

Alexander Calder

at Dominique Lévy,
through Jun. 13
909 Madison Avenue

Erin Shirreff

at Sikkema Jenkins,
through May 22
530 West 22nd Street

Jeremy Couillard

at Louis B. James,
through May 20
143b Orchard Street

Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian

at Callicoon Fine Arts,
through May 24
49 Delancey Street

“Life of Cats: Selections from the Hiraki Ukiyo-e Collection”

at Japan Society,
through Jun. 7
333 East 47th Street

Alma Thomas

at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery,
through May 16
100 Eleventh Avenue


Lutz Bacher

at Greene Naftali,
through May 9
508 West 26th Street, ground floor and 8th floor

“Masterpieces and Curiosities: Nicole Eisenman’s Seder”

at Jewish Museum,
through Aug. 9
1109 Fifth Avenue

“Work Hard: Selections by Valentin Carron”

at Swiss Institute,
through May 24
18 Wooster Street

New Museum Triennial

at New Museum,
through May 24
235 Bowery

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