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EAGERLY Anticipating : ELMGREEN & DRAGSET: PAST TOMORROW : GALERIE PERROTIN (NEW YORK) : April 23-May 23

Elmgreen & Dragset are past masters at placing surreal scenarios where you would least expect them.Elmgreen & Dragset are past masters at placing surreal scenarios where you would least expect them.

Will the grand, decaying fictional flat of Norman Swann,

Current Viewing: Yael Bartana : Friedrich Petzel Gallery, (New York) : Until February 14, 2015

The show will mark the New York debut of her latest two films: Inferno and True Finn.The show will mark the New York debut of her latest two films: Inferno and True Finn.

Petzel Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibition by Israeli artist Yael Bartana.

Current Viewing: Sturtevant: Double Trouble : MoMA : Until February 22, 2015.

Sturtevant: Double Trouble brings together over 50 key artworks from all periods of Sturtevant’s career.Sturtevant: Double Trouble brings together over 50 key artworks from all periods of Sturtevant’s career.

The Museum of Modern Art presents the first comprehensive survey in the U.S. of the 50-year career of Sturtevant (American, 1924–2014), and the only institutional presentation of her work organized in the U.S. since a solo exhibition at the Everson Museum of Art in 1973. The exhibition is

Chris Ofili, Afronirvana, 2002. Oil, acrylic, polyester resin, aluminum foil, glitter, map pins, and elephant dung on canvas

Influences include the Bible, hip-hop culture, Zimbabwean cave paintings, Blaxploitation films, and the poetry of William Blake.Influences include the Bible, hip-hop culture, Zimbabwean cave paintings, Blaxploitation films, and the poetry of William Blake.

Current Viewing: Greer Lankton: Love Me: Participant Inc: (NYC) : Until Dec 21st 2014:

A minor scandal erupted over the nude photo of Greer that graced  Mattress Factory's 1996 exhibition  poster.A minor scandal erupted over the nude photo of Greer that graced Mattress Factory's 1996 exhibition poster.

PARTICIPANT INC is honored to present Greer Lankton, LOVE ME, an exhibition organized in cooperation with the Greer Lankton Archives Museum (G.L.A.M.). This is the first major New York solo exhibition of Lankton (1958-1996) since her death. Representing the scope of Lankton’s work with nearly 100 of Lankton’s dolls, photographs, and works on paper, LOVE ME is structured by a selection of photographs by friends and peers including Nan Goldin, Timothy Greenfield- Sanders, Peter Hujar, Eric Kroll, Zoe Leonard, Paul Monroe, Daryl-Ann Saunders, Kate Simon, and Geoff Spear; films by Joyce Randall Senechal and Nick Zedd; as well as ephemeral material.

CRUSHfanzine and Marianne Boesky Gallery Presents "Something Beautiful" : Curated by CRUSHfanzine: Until Dec 20th (NYC)

Between youth and maturity, between the ideal and the true.Between youth and maturity, between the ideal and the true.

Marianne Boesky Gallery is pleased to present Something Beautiful, a group show curated by Nicolas Wagner and Khary Simon of CRUSHfanzine. This exhibition uses the lens of contemporary photographic portraiture to examine the ideals of youth as a product of memory and the wisdom of hindsight. Like a daydream, the works on view propose the fleeting sensuality of a fantasy, coupled with the sense of loss that comes from a jolt back to reality—a juxtaposition analogous to the journey from childhood to adulthood.

Current Viewing: Robert Gober: The Heart Is Not a Metaphor : Until January 18, 2015 : MoMA: (NYC)

Robert Gober: The Heart Is Not a Metaphor is the first large-scale survey of Robert Gober’s career to take place in the USA.Robert Gober: The Heart Is Not a Metaphor is the first large-scale survey of Robert Gober’s career to take place in the USA.

The mobs with be milling through the Matisse show (as they should; it is masterful). But while at MoMA take an excursion through this Robert Gober expedition. It makes for a beautiful counter-point on a Fall afternoon.

CURRENT VIEWING: Jason Rhoades at David Zwirner (NYC) : Until Oct 18th 2014

The show is a reinstatement of the artist’s PeaRoeFoam project, which debuted at the gallery in 2002.The show is a reinstatement of the artist’s PeaRoeFoam project, which debuted at the gallery in 2002.

David Zwirner is pleased to present its first exhibition of Jason Rhoades’s work since Black Pussy in 2007. On view at 537 West 20th Street in New York, the show will be a reinstatement of the artist’s PeaRoeFoam project, which debuted at the gallery in 2002 (then located on Greene Street in SoHo) in the first of a trilogy of exhibitions that also brought it to Vienna and Liverpool the same year. A seminal work within Rhoades’s career, it has not been exhibited as a comprehensive presentation until now and many of the individual components are shown here for the first time since the original installations.

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