Art In America

The Lookout

Robert Mapplethorpe

at Sean Kelly,
through Dec. 19
475 Tenth Avenue
In "Unique," approximately 25 framed polaroids produced between 1970 and 1975 document Mapplethorpe's formative understanding of the photographic medium. He casually captured now-famous friends such as Patti Smith and Judy Linn, and also created compositi…Read more


Austin Lee

at Postmasters,
through Dec. 5
54 Franklin Street
It's not remarkable these days to replicate digital effects on canvas. But Austin Lee's works, which often start as sketches on an iPad finger-painting app, stand out—perhaps because they're about software imitating brushwork as much as the reverse. "Noth…Read more

Young Jean Lee

at 47 Canal,
through Dec. 13
291 Grand Street, 2nd floor
47 Canal, known for its roster of artists who consider the mediation of contemporary life, has taken an interest in liveness this month. Following Xavier Cha's five-day run of the performance Feedback, the gallery presents Korean-born theatre director You…Read more

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Tom Burr

at Bortolami,
through Dec. 23
520 West 20th Street

“Painting in Italy”

at Sperone Westwater,
through Dec. 22
257 Bowery

Rachel Rose

at Whitney Museum,
through Feb. 7
99 Gansevoort Street


Alina Szapocznikow

at Andrea Rosen,
through Dec. 5
525 West 24th Street

Walid Raad

at Museum of Modern Art,
through Jan. 31
11 West 53rd Street


Benjamin Degen

at Susan Inglett,
through Dec. 5
522 West 24th Street

Martha Wilson

at P.P.O.W,
through Dec. 22
535 West 22nd Street


Jonah Freeman, Justin Lowe and Jennifer Herrema

at Red Bull Studios,
through Dec. 6
220 West 18th Street

Zhang Hongtu

at Queens Museum,
through Feb. 28
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Richard Pousette-Dart

at Drawing Center,
through Dec. 20
35 Wooster Street

Barbara Rossi

at New Museum,
through Jan. 3
235 Bowery

Wynne Greenwood

at New Museum,
through Jan. 10
235 Bowery

Robert Irwin

at Dia:Beacon,
through Dec. 31
3 Beekman Street, Beacon, N.Y.

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