Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Lin Tianmiao, Raghubir Singh, Syd Solomon and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

    Suzanne Guppy | A Series of Recent Paintings: Poetic Moments

    Bowery Gallery

    Manhattan

    Tue, Oct 03, 2017 - Sat, Oct 28, 2017

    These paintings depict people and places from Suzanne Guppy's life. The paintings in this exhibit are small, compressed, vignettes which capture ordinary moments that reveal something extraordinary. Painted in the moment and on location they have an immediacy and a poignant, whimsical quality while maintaining a plastic awareness of the whole.

    Syd Solomon: Time and Tide

    Berry Campbell Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Oct 12, 2017 - Sat, Nov 11, 2017

    Celebrating the centenary of the artist's birth, "Syd Solomon: Time and Tide" showcases his renowned works. Born in Pennsylvania and a student of the Art Institute of Chicago, Solomon used his artistic skill to create camouflage instruction manuals during WWII. After the war, Solomon experimented with new synthetic media, the precursors to acrylic paints, which put him at the forefront of technical innovations in his generation. Solomon's work began to be acknowledged nationally in ...

    Closing Soon – Lin Tianmiao: Protruding Patterns

    Galerie Lelong & Co.

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 07, 2017 - Sat, Oct 21, 2017

    Over the past six years, Lin has collected around 2,000 words and expressions about women in various languages. Pulling from popular novels, newspapers, the internet, and colloquial dialogues, she has gathered phrases such as “divinité,” “Mori girl,” and “leftover women.” This lexicon is woven into thickly raised wool forms so that viewers can feel the visceral and literal protruding patterns while touching and walking on the carpets.

    It’s Happening: NYC Parks Celebrates 50 Years of Public Art

    Central Park Great Lawn

    Manhattan

    Sat, Oct 21, 2017, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    NYC Parks celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Art in the Parks program with ”It’s Happening,” a festival of art exhibits, performances, and hands-on art workshops in Central Park’s East Pinetum field. Inspired by the fleeting, free-flowing art “happenings” that popped up in parks across the city in the 1960s, “It’s Happening” will capture the same spontaneous spirit with approximately 50 performances and workshops, and 50 pieces of public artwork on display.

    Raghubir Singh: Bombay

    Howard Greenberg Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Oct 26, 2017 - Sat, Dec 09, 2017

    Bombay, an exhibition of street photography by Raghubir Singh, pulsates with dramatic compositions and Singh's characteristically controlled use of color. The exhibition focuses on one of the artist’s most significant bodies of work which, made in the early 1990s, led to his book Bombay: Gateway of India.

Suzanne Guppy | A Series of Recent Paintings: Poetic Moments

530 W. 25th St.

new york NY 10001

6462306655

These paintings depict people and places from Suzanne Guppy's life. The paintings in this exhibit are small, compressed, vignettes which capture ordinary moments that reveal something extraordinary. Painted in the moment and on location they have an immediacy and a poignant, whimsical quality while maintaining a plastic awareness of the ...

Syd Solomon: Time and Tide

530 W. 24th St.

new york NY 10011

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Celebrating the centenary of the artist's birth, "Syd Solomon: Time and Tide" showcases his renowned works. Born in Pennsylvania and a student of the Art Institute of Chicago, Solomon used his artistic skill to create camouflage instruction manuals during WWII. After the war, Solomon experimented with new synthetic media, ...

Raghubir Singh: Bombay

41 East 57th Street

new york N.Y. 10022

2123340010

Bombay, an exhibition of street photography by Raghubir Singh, pulsates with dramatic compositions and Singh's characteristically controlled use of color. The exhibition focuses on one of the artist’s most significant bodies of work which, made in the early 1990s, led to his book Bombay: Gateway of India.

Closing Soon – Lin Tianmiao: Protruding Patterns

528 W. 26th St.

new york NY 10001

2123150470

Over the past six years, Lin has collected around 2,000 words and expressions about women in various languages. Pulling from popular novels, newspapers, the internet, and colloquial dialogues, she has gathered phrases such as “divinité,” “Mori girl,” and “leftover women.” This lexicon is woven into thickly raised wool forms so ...