Rei Kawakubo

The Met Fifth Avenue

“I have always pursued a new way of thinking about design...by denying established values, conventions, and what is generally accepted as the norm. And the modes of expression that have always been most important to me are fusion...imbalance... unfinished... elimination...and absence of intent.” — Rei Kawakubo

until September 4, 2017

Carmen Herrera

Lisson Galery

Throughout her life, which she spent between Paris, Havana and New York, Herrera witnessed groundbreaking political and artistic movements, while her practice remained loyal to geometric abstraction.

until June 10, 2017

Nancy Spero

Galerie Lelong

Timely exhibition introduces this mixed-media piece Spero created for the 52nd Venice Biennale with a series of works on paper at the side gallery to reflect on the artist’s artistic and political trajectory leading to this installation. 

until June 17, 2017

Gehard Demetz

Jack Shainman Gallery

The artist furthers his experiment with alternative materials in sculpture in addition his use of children as his subject matter. Entitled Introjection, the exhibition title refers to the phenomenon of adopting other people’s behaviors and characteristics.

until June 3, 2017

Dieter Roth & Björn Roth

Hauser & Wirth

Dieter Roth is remembered as one of the most multifaceted and distinct artists of the 20th century thanks to his unique ability to blur the line between art and everyday reality.

until July 29, 2017

Carol Rama

New Museum

Her paintings and drawings that contain eerie tone of Frida Kahlo’s self portraits in bed and Louise Bourgeois’ empowering depictions of female sexuality find the recognition they deserve with a long-due New Museum exhibition titled Antibodies. 

until September 17, 2017

Tess Jaray

Albertz Benda Gallery

The artist's first solo show in New York, featuring paintings from 2001 to 2012, this recent body of work reflects Jaray's quest to distill her compositions to a degree of geometric purity. Our editor Yasemin Vargi interviewed the artist who was in New York for her recent exhibition opening.

until May 25, 2017

Thiago Rocha Pitta

Marianne Boesky Gallery

The Brazilian artist Thiago Rocha Pitta finds inspiration in mysteries and precision of nature. With its unpredictable transformations and resolute magnitude, the nature is in the core of the artist’s mesmerizing fresco works and tranquil video piece in The First Green. Our editor Osman Can Yerebakan spoke with the artist who is currently in his hometown Sao Paulo.   

until April 29, 2017

Rodney Graham

303 Gallery

Known for his interdisciplinary and inquisitive approach to art making, Graham delves into modes of critical thinking and human existence through photography, film, and performance—often times blurring the distinctions between these mediums.

until June 2, 2017

Walead Beshty

Petzel Gallery

Los Angeles-based mixed media artist Walead Beshty explores physical and mental stages of creative thinking in his expansive body of work, delving into intricacies of bearing works of art under rapid technological improvements.

until June 17, 2017

Celia Forner

Hauser & Wirth

Fifteen globally renowned artists channel their creative vision for wearable art in Portable Art: A Project spearheaded by Spanish model and jewelry designer Celia Forner. Our editor Osman Can Yerebakan interviewed Celia Forner. 

until June 17, 2017

Calder / Miro

Pace Gallery // Acquavella Galleries

Alexander Calder and Joan Miró did not collaborate or engage in artistic exchange throughout their careers; however, their scientific and investigative approaches to art making contain undeniable parallels. Constellations put works by two artists into a continent-spanning dialogue, studying the similarities in style and context in works by two artists. 

Melvin Edwards

Alexander Gray Associates

Renowned sculptor Melvin Edwards spent 2016 at Oklahoma Contemporary, an art center situated in Oklahoma City where Edwards collected metal scraps from industrial zones to produce sculptures.

until May 20, 2017

Lee Relvas

Callicoon Fine Arts

“My sculptures are both outline, drawing mass and volume by demarcating space within it, and skeleton, imagining mass and volume building upon it. I want to give just enough information to show how the body might move, cross their legs, poised to speak.” — Lee Relvas

until May 21, 2017

Peter Dreher

Koenig & Clinton

Although Peter Dreher is widely known for his Tag um Tag guter Tag (Day by Day good Day) series which includes thousands of realistic paintings of a water glass, the German artist nevertheless approached other objects with equal, if not higher, degree of obsessiveness.

until May 20, 2017

Chris Johanson

Mitchell-Innes & Nash

“I want to share my thoughts. I really labor over the poetry of the words. I try to say complicated things in a simple way — death, existential thought processes and anxiety. And I try to decompress that, move that away and bring in more peaceful thoughts.” — Chris Johanson

until May 13, 2017