Art In America

George Nakashima

at Untitled,
30 Orchard St.

This Lower East Side gallery is not necessarily where you'd expect to see such a wonderful show of work by this Japanese-American architect-turned-furniture designer, famous for his expansive, rough-edged wood tables and "straight" chairs (still in production by Knoll). Here Nakashima's pieces are "in conversation" (the title of the exhibition) with work by other artists, most notably Matthew Chambers's monochromatic teal paintings, Roger Herman's anthropomorphic ceramic vases and bowls, and Phil Wagner's Cubistic mixed-media collages.

 

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“The Great Ephemeral”

at New Museum,
through Sept. 6
235 Bowery

Alison Knowles

at James Fuentes,
through Sept. 9
55 Delancey Street

Robert Irwin

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

“Revolution of the Eye”

at Jewish Museum,
through Sept. 27
1109 Fifth Avenue

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

Closing

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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