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Alison Knowles

at James Fuentes,
through Sept. 9
55 Delancey Street
  What could be more appropriate for an August exhibition than a nautical theme? One almost expects to smell the sea when walking into "The Boat Book," octogenarian Fluxus artist Alison Knowles's second exhibition at James Fuentes. The titular work in th…Read more

“The Great Ephemeral”

at New Museum,
through Sept. 6
235 Bowery
  The "ephemeral" in "The Great Ephemeral," a compact exhibition organized by curators from the Taiwan Contemporary Art Center and the New Museum, refers to the speculative nature of the global economy and its effects. If you assume the topic makes for d…Read more

“Revolution of the Eye”

at Jewish Museum,
through Sept. 27
1109 Fifth Avenue
  Though TV is not commonly lauded as a platform for cutting-edge aesthetics, the exhibition "Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television," curated by art historian Maurice Berger, examines how avant-garde art influenced the lo…Read more

Robert Irwin

at Dia:Beacon,
through Dec. 31
3 Beekman Street, Beacon, N.Y.
  Light and Space pioneer Robert Irwin first exhibited Prologue: x183 at the New York City location of the Dia Center for the Arts in 1998. He covered Dia's windows with blue and gray gels and, using mesh scrims, divided an entire floor into 18 chambers …Read more

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John Singer Sargent

at Metropolitan Museum of Art,
through Oct. 4
1000 Fifth Avenue

Niele Toroni

at Swiss Institute,
through Sept. 6
18 Wooster Street


Math Bass

at MoMA PS1,
through Aug. 31
22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City

“China: Through the Looking Glass”

at Metropolitan Museum of Art,
through Sept. 7
1000 Fifth Avenue

Sarah Charlesworth

at New Museum,
through Sept. 20
235 Bowery

“One Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Works”

at The Museum of Modern Art,
through Sept. 7
11 West 53rd Street

Frida Kahlo

at The New York Botanical Garden,
through Nov. 1
2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx

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