nyc-arts-top5_20160516Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday Concert Series, Philip Guston Painter, 1957 – 1967, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

    Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix

    Queens Museum

    Queens

    Sun, Apr 10, 2016 - Sun, Jan 01, 2017

    Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix is a multi-faceted project in collaboration with renowned writer, historian, and activist, Rebecca Solnit.

    Disguise: Masks and Global African Art

    Brooklyn Museum

    Brooklyn

    Fri, Apr 29, 2016 - Sun, Sep 18, 2016

    Disguise: Masks and Global African Art connects the work of twenty-five contemporary artists with historical African masquerade, using play and provocation to invite viewers to think critically about their world and their place within it. By putting on a mask and becoming someone else, artists reveal hidden realities about society, including those of power, class, and gender, to suggest possibilities for the future.

    Mirror Cells

    Whitney Museum of American Art

    Manhattan

    Fri, May 13, 2016 - Sun, Aug 21, 2016

    This exhibition brings together artists Liz Craft, Rochelle Goldberg, Elizabeth Jaeger, Maggie Lee, and Win McCarthy, who often conceive of interconnected works that suggest strange invented worlds.

    Philip Guston Painter, 1957 – 1967

    Hauser & Wirth

    Manhattan

    Tue, Apr 26, 2016 - Fri, Jul 29, 2016

    The exhibition explores a pivotal decade in the career of the preeminent 20th century American artist. Featuring 36 paintings and 53 drawings, many on loan from major museums and private collections, the exhibition draws together a compelling body of work that reveals the artist grappling to reconcile gestural and field painting, figuration and abstraction.

Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix

New York City Building

queens N.Y. 11368

7185929700

Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix is a multi-faceted project in collaboration with renowned writer, historian, and activist, Rebecca Solnit.

Mirror Cells

99 Gansevoort Street

new york N.Y. 10014

2125703600

This exhibition brings together artists Liz Craft, Rochelle Goldberg, Elizabeth Jaeger, Maggie Lee, and Win McCarthy, who often conceive of interconnected works that suggest strange invented worlds.