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    Lukas Duwenhögger: Undoolay

    Artists Space

    Manhattan

    Sun, May 01, 2016 - Sun, Jun 05, 2016

    Artists Space - a SoHo gallery, is leaving its Greene Street, but not without a spectacular show to bid farewell to the large, beautiful loft space. As the last show at the venue, Artists Space will debut German artist Lukas Duwenhogger's exhibition, "Undoolay".

    Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist

    The Jewish Museum

    Manhattan

    Fri, May 06, 2016 - Sun, Sep 18, 2016

    Roberto Burle Marx (1909–1994) was one of the most influential landscape architects of the twentieth century, yet he is not a familiar figure outside of his native Brazil. He is best known for his iconic seaside pavements on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach, and for his abstract, geometric garden designs. But his work encompasses an enormous range of artistic forms and styles: Burle Marx was a painter and sculptor; a designer of textiles, jewelry, theater ...

    ‘Postmodern Mysteries’ by Sophie Delaporte

    Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, May 12, 2016 - Sat, Jun 11, 2016

    With an ever-refreshing perspective, along with the mastery of pretended improvisation and movement in a tightly controlled studio setting, Delaporte positions her work in the realm of surrealism, promising nothing but the surprise and delight of the imagination.

    Cao Fei

    MoMA PS1

    Queens

    Sun, Apr 03, 2016 - Wed, Aug 31, 2016

    One of the most innovative young artists to have emerged from China, Cao Fei creates multimedia projects that explore the experiences of young Chinese citizens as they develop strategies for overcoming and escaping the realities of a rapidly changing society.

    On Limits:
 Estrangement in the Everyday

    The Kitchen

    Manhattan

    Tue, May 24, 2016 - Sat, Jun 11, 2016

    The Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program presents On Limits: Estrangement in the Everyday, curated by the ISP’s 2015–16 Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellows: Daniella Rose King, Viktor Neumann, Samuele Piazza, and Kari Rittenbach.

Lukas Duwenhögger: Undoolay

38 Greene Street

New York N.Y. 10013

2122263970

Artists Space - a SoHo gallery, is leaving its Greene Street, but not without a spectacular show to bid farewell to the large, beautiful loft space. As the last show at the venue, Artists Space will debut German artist Lukas Duwenhogger's exhibition, "Undoolay".

Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist

1109 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10128

2124233200

Roberto Burle Marx (1909–1994) was one of the most influential landscape architects of the twentieth century, yet he is not a familiar figure outside of his native Brazil. He is best known for his iconic seaside pavements on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach, and for his abstract, geometric garden designs. ...

On Limits:
 Estrangement in the Everyday

512 West 19th Street

New York N.Y. 10011

2122555793

The Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program presents On Limits: Estrangement in the Everyday, curated by the ISP’s 2015–16 Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellows: Daniella Rose King, Viktor Neumann, Samuele Piazza, and Kari Rittenbach.