Grande Cretto Nero, 1977, by Alberto Burri. Burri’s is showing a selection of his U.S.-made works at the Santa Monica Museum of Art, through Dec. 18, as part of the solo show, Combustione. (Image courtesy of CLP Relazione Publiche; via @TylerGreenDC.)
Plus: You can find a photo essay of the Chelsea openings over at Gallerina, complete with dogs!!! Also, I have two packets of candy cigarettes from Rob Pruitt’s opening at Gavin Brown, undoubtedly unhandled by the artist himself. Leave a comment below and they’re yours!
- Miami: Shinique Smith: Menagerie, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, opens Thursday.
- NYC: Suzan Frecon, at David Zwirner, opens today at 6pm.
- NYC: Ryan Humphrey, Look for the dream that keeps coming back, at Kunsthalle Galapagos, in Dumbo, opens Wednesday at 7pm.
- NYC: Yul Brynner, YUL: A Photographic Journey, at Lehmann Maupin on the Lower East Side, through Sept. 25. Yes, it’s that Yul Brynner. And yes, I’m going to HAVE to go see it.
- NYC: Robert Gober and Donna De Salvo talk about Charles Burchfield’s Heatwaves in the Swamp, at the Whitney, Wednesday evening at 7pm. Should be good. I am seriously in love with this show.
- NYC: Henry Darger at Andrew Edlin Gallery, through Oct. 23.
- NYC: The Last Supper Salon, at 3rd Ward, in Brooklyn, this Saturday from 6pm-2am. ($15 cover; $10 if you show up with a canned food donation.)
- Chicago: Ballplayers, Gods and Rainmaker Kings: Masterpieces From Ancient Mexico, at the Art Institute, opens Thursday.
- Houston: Sarah Oppenheim, D-17, at the Rice University Gallery, opens Thursday. (@TylerGreenDC.)
- Austin: Mary Walling Blackburn, Accidental Pornographies: Lessons 1-9, at Testsite, opens Sunday.
- Santa Fe: Bill Eppridge: An American Treasure, at the Monroe Gallery, through Sept. 26.
- L.A.: The Artist’s Museum: Los Angeles Artists 1980-2010, at MOCA, opens Sunday at the museum’s Geffen building.
- L.A.: Jose A. Figueroa, Mis 60/My 60s, at Couturier Gallery, west of Hancock Park, through Oct. 16. This Sunday, at 1pm, the gallery will host a lecture, reception and book signing for the artist.
- L.A.: Shepard Fairey, Printed Matters, as well as a book signing and reception for Beyond the Street: The 100 Most Important Figures in Urban Art, at Subliminal Projects, this Thursday, at 7pm.
- Torrance, Calif.: Baker’s Dozen, with Juan Capistran, Kori Newkirk, Hannah Greely and many others, at the Torrance Art Museum, opens Saturday.
- Paris: Anonymes, a photographic group show with Anthony Hernandez, Jeff Wall, Walker Evans, and many others at Cesuralab, opens Sunday.