An embroidered piece by Allison Manch. Part of the group show Declarative Sentences, which also contains work by Mackenzie Boetes and Ries Niemi, at Punch Gallery. Opens today at 5pm, in Seattle. (Image courtesy of the artist and Punch.)
- L.A.: Farewell to Surrealism: The Dyn Circle in Mexico, at the Getty Research Institute. Through February 17, in West L.A.
- Fort Worth: To See as Artists See: American Art from The Phillips Collection, at the Amon Carter Museum. Opens Saturday.
- Pittsburgh: Baby Castles is building a DIY, lo-fi, pop-up arcade in Pittsburgh this weekend. Sounds like a hella good time. RSVP here.
- NYC: We the People, at the Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space. Through November 9, in Chelsea.
- NYC: Picasso: Black and White, at the Guggenheim Museum. Opens Friday on the Upper East Side.
- NYC: Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955-1972, at the Museum of Modern Art. Opens Sunday, in Midtown. (I saw this in L.A. when it was at the Hammer. DO. NOT. MISS.)
- NYC: Wade Guyton OS, at the Whitney Museum. Opens today, on the Upper East Side.
- NYC: Bernini: Sculpting in Clay, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Through January 6, on the Upper East Side.
- NYC: Daniel Temkin, Bottles of Beer on the Wall, at Devotion Gallery. Opens Friday at 7pm, in Williamsburg.
- NYC: Space Invaders, at Lehman College Art Gallery. Through January 9, in the Bronx.
On Some Far Away Beach, 2012, a Coogi sweater piece by Jayson Musson. Part of the artist’s solo exhibit, Halcyon Days, at Salon 94. Through August 17, on the Lower East Side. (Image courtesy of the artist and Salon 94.)
- Honolulu: Comforts for the Soul: Arts for the Afterlife, at the Honolulu Museum. Through November 4.
- L.A.: Michael Heizer: Actual Size, at LACMA. Through September 9, in the Fairfax district.
- NYC: Ghosts in the Machine, at the New Museum. Opens today, on the Lower East Side.
- NYC: Oscar Medrano Perez, an exhibition of photography related to Peruvian human rights, at the Instituto Cervantes. Opens Friday at 6pm, in Midtown. (Medrano took one of the most poignant photos of the country’s Internal Conflict. I featured it as the top image on this post I wrote in 2009, when I visited the Yuyanapaq exhibit at the Museo de la Nación in Lima.)
- Detroit: Post-Industrial Complex, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. Through July 29. **Last two weeks.**
- NYC: Style Wars, a look at graffiti in contemporary culture (sounds interesting!) and Revolution Not Televised, contemporary Cuban art and practice, at the Bronx Museum. Opens Thursday, in the Bronx.
- NYC: Mark Flood, The Hateful Years, at Luxembourg & Dayan. Opens today, on the Upper East Side.
George, by Ries Niemi. Part of the exhibit The Hair Show, at the Argyle, in Bellingham, Wash. (Image courtesy of Niemi.)
- Seattle: Text Editor, a group show, at Soil. Opens today.
- L.A.: You Don’t Know Jack, at Katherine Cone Gallery. Opens Saturday, in Culver City.
- L.A.: JEFF&GORDON, Used with Deceit, at Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center. Opens Saturday at 5pm, in Venice.
- Chicago: Dawoud Bey, Harlem, U.S.A., at the Art Institute of Chicago. Opens today.
- Philadelphia: Paint It Now, at Space 1026. Opens Friday at 7pm.
- NYC: Sculpture Garden at the Onderdonk House. Opens Friday at 6pm, in Ridgewood.
- Plus: Get all my latest New York picks over at Gallerina…
The Decision to Flee, embroidery on paper, by Ries Niemi. Part of Niemi’s solo exhibit, That’s Not How I Remember It, at Punch Gallery in Seattle, opening Thursday. (Image courtesy of Niemi.)
- L.A.: Art in the Streets at the Museum of Contemporary Art, opens next Sunday, April 17.
- Portland: Sean Healy, Upstate: New Work, at Elizabeth Leach Gallery, opens Thursday at 6pm.
- S.F.: Roa: New Works, at White Walls Gallery, opens Saturday at 7pm.
- S.F.: Paul Chatem, Island of the Color Blind, at the Shooting Gallery, opens Saturday at 7pm.
- S.F.: Peter Adamyan, American Gris Gris, at Space Gallery, opens Saturday at 7pm.
- Springfield, Mass.: David Barsalou, Deconstructing Roy Lichtenstein, at the Bing Arts Center, opens Friday. A reception will be held at 5pm.
- Glenside, Penn.: Keith Haring: Subway Drawings, at the Arcadia University Art Gallery, through April 27.
- NYC: Julia Chang, Security is Mostly a Superstition, at Half Gallery, opens today at 6pm.
- NYC: Gradually Melt the Sky, an augmented reality project curated by Mark Skwarek and Will Papenheimer, at Devotion Gallery in Williamsburg, opens Friday at 7pm.
- NYC: Neil Farber, Slugging, at Edward Thorpe Gallery, opens Friday at 6pm.
Detail of a sculpture by Lacee King. Part of the group show Life of the World to Come, organized by Timothy Buckwalter, at NIAD’s Gallery, in Richmond, Calif., opens today. Reception on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 2pm. (Image courtesy of King.)
- S.F.: Humming Summit, featuring work by Alex Case and Dan Grayber, opens Thursday. Reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 4 at 5pm.
- Indian Wells, Calif.: Tom Friedman, So Much Depends, at Royale Projects, opens Saturday at 4pm.
- L.A.: Thomas Houseago at L&M Arts in Venice, opens Saturday.
- L.A.: Detroit: A Brooklyn Case Study, at SuperFront LA, opens Thursday at 5pm, in West Hollywood.
- L.A.: Game Night 4 at Giant Robot, in West L.A., this Saturday at 7pm.
- Torrance: What’s New Pussycat, with Robert Irwin, Juan Capistran, Ed Ruscha, Bruce Nauman, Paul McCarthy and many others, at the Torrance Art Museum, opens Saturday.
- Fort Worth: Ed Ruscha: Road Tested, at the Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, opens Sunday.
- Chicago: John Marin’s Watercolors at the Art Institute of Chicago, opens Sunday.
- NYC: Novelist Matthew Gallaway, of The Metropolis Case, and music critic Sasha Frere-Jones, in conversation at Rand McNally Bookstore, this Wednesday at 7pm.
- NYC: Orange Sky and The Salon, at RH Gallery in TriBeCa, opens Wednesday at 6pm.
- S.F.: NYC: Girls, Girls, Girls, at Jenkins Johnson Gallery, through Feb. 24.
- NYC: I Like the Art World and the Art World Likes Me, at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, through Mar. 5.
- NYC: Ellen Gallagher, at Gagosian Gallery on 24th Street, opens Friday.
- NYC: A free screening of Les Triplettes de Belleville, at Rabbit Hole Studio, in Dumbo, on Wednesday at 8pm.
- Budapest: Ed Templeton, The Cemetery of Reason, at the Mücsarnok Kunsthalle at the Ernst Museum, opens Saturday.
Ambush in Quadrant 4, 75″ x 88″ quilt, by Jimmy McBride. (Image courtesy of McBride.)