Art In America

“Roving Signs”

at Matthew Marks,
522 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011

Terry Winters, an artist known for his abstract, biomorphic paintings, has curated a revealing group show for his longtime gallery. Inspired by a series of 18 cat's cradle-like string-on-paper collages by the famous ethnomusicologist Harry Smith, Winters filled out "Group Signs" with elegantly folksy and music-related work by 10 other artists, among them Rachel Harrison (whose all-black sculpture features a vinyl record), Conlon Nancarrow (a player piano scroll) and John Cohen (intimate black-and-white photos of weavers taken in the mid-'50s).

More from the Lookout

Nancy Rubins

at Gagosian,
through Sept. 13
522 W. 21st St.

“Here and Elsewhere”

at New Museum,
through Sept. 28
235 Bowery

Closing

Mel Bochner

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

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.

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