Art In America

“Looking Back: The Eighth White Columns Annual”

at White Columns,
320 W. 13th St.

Just when the New York art world starts to feel too anonymous, market-driven and cynical, the White Columns Annual appears, and the whole business seems like a boisterous family affair. Curator Pati Hertling has brought together artists who staged some of the most memorable exhibitions of 2013. Work by promising new talents like Sergei Tcherepnin, Amy Yao and Lucy Dodd are enhanced by their proximity to thoughtful, surprising selections from veterans such as Senga Nengudi and Mary Beth Edelson.

More from the Lookout

“Fritto Misto”

at Clearing,
through Aug. 14
396 Johnson Avenue, Brooklyn

“Landmark”

at Socrates Sculpture Park,
through Aug. 28
32-01 Vernon Boulevard, LIC

The Keeper

at the New Museum,
through Sept. 25
235 Bowery

Nancy Shaver

at Derek Eller,
through Aug. 19
300 Broome Street

Bruce Conner

at the Museum of Modern Art,
through Oct. 2
11 West 53rd Street

“Blackness in Abstraction”

at Pace Gallery,
through Aug. 19
510 W 25th Street

S.J. “Kitty” Moodley

at Walther Collection Project Space,
through Sept. 3
526 West 26th Street

Arlene Shechet

at Frick Collection,
through May 28
1 East 70th Street

“The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman”

at the New-York Historical Society,
through Aug. 21
170 Central Park West

Cao Fei

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

Closing

Robert Ryman

at Dia:Chelsea,
through Jul. 31
535 West 22nd Street

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