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“A Machinery For Living”

at Petzel,
through Aug. 8
456 W. 18th St.
Le Corbusier famously described a house as a machine for living in. This group show, curated by artist/writer Walead Beshty, riffs on that notion with works by artists ranging from Francis Picabia to Christopher Williams, from Craig Kauffman to Jay DeFeo.…Read more

“Displayed”

at Anton Kern Gallery,
through Aug. 22
532 W. 20th St.
Artists like Haim Steinbach, Rachel Harrison, Carol Bove and Isa Genzken have long been concerned with the ways that art is displayed, and have incorporated the mechanisms of display into their works, drawing on sources like store shelving units and table…Read more

“Farm To Table”

at Foxy Production,
through Aug. 8
623 W. 27th St.
Amid anguished discussions of contemporary painting that focus on big-money auctions and empty abstraction, this group show, curated by artist Michael Bell-Smith, assesses the medium with some much-needed intelligence and humor. Painting here has a summer…Read more

Pablo Jansana, Evan Nesbit and Letha Wilson

at Eleven Rivington,
through Aug. 8
195 Chrystie St.
Eleven Rivington's summer schedule includes two group shows-work by three late abstractionists at the gallery's Rivington Street Space (Moira Dryer, Elizabeth Murray and Alan Shields) and, to balance it out, mixed-medium works by three emerging artists ar…Read more

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“The Crystal Palace”

at Rachel Uffner,
through Aug. 16
170 Suffolk Street

“Bloodflames Revisited”

at Paul Kasmin,
through Aug. 15
293 Tenth Ave. and 515 West 27th St.

“The Fifth Season”

at James Cohan Gallery,
through Aug. 8
533 W. 26th St.

“Here and Elsewhere”

at New Museum,
through Sept. 28
235 Bowery

Zhang Dali

at Klein Sun Gallery,
through Aug. 30
525 W. 22nd St.

Living with Pop

at Artists Space,
through Aug. 7
38 Greene St.

Mineral Spirit

at Laurel Gitlen,
through Aug. 8
122 Norfolk St.

Closing

Galerie Neu

at Gladstone Gallery,
through Aug. 1
515 W 24th St.

Scott Benzel

at Maccarone,
through Aug. 8
630 Greenwich St.

Jerry Kearns

at Mike Weiss Gallery,
through Aug. 23
520 W. 24th St.

Closing

Ryan Lauderdale / Jessica Sanders

at Kansas,
through Aug. 2
59 Franklin St.

Closing

Oliver Payne and Nick Relph

at Gavin Brown's Enterprise,
through Aug. 1
620 Greenwich St.

Joan Mitchell

at Cheim & Read,
through Aug. 29
547 W 25th St

Mel Bochner

at Jewish Museum,
through Sept. 7
1109 Fifth Ave.

“All the Best Artists Are My Friends”

at Mana Exposition,
through Aug. 10
888 Newark Ave., Jersey City

Danh Vo

at Public Art Fund,
through Dec. 5
Brooklyn Bridge Park and City Hall Park

“Oil and Water: Reinterpreting Ink”

at Museum of Chinese in America,
through Sept. 14
215 Centre St.

Christoph Schlingensief

at MoMA PS1,
through Aug. 31
22-25 Jackson Ave., Queens

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