Shen Wei: No. 1 Beach, Qingdao, Shandong Province, 2010;Grandma's Table, Shanghai, 2008.Copyright Shen Wei, courtesy Daniel Cooney Fine Art.
Thursday, June 2
Opening reception, 6-9 pm, for Matt and Mark Enger: Streets of Glory. Christopher Henry Gallery, 127 Elizabeth Street, NY, NY.
Danny Lyon, in conversation with Vince Aletti at the book launch, 7pm, for Deep Sea Diver. The Phaidon Store, 83 Wooster Street, NY, NY. RSVP. Doors open at 6:30.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm, for Yana Dimitrova: Tomorrow & Tomorrow. Miyako Yoshinaga art prospects, 547 West 27th Street, 2nd Floor, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm, for Northern Light featuring work by Northern European artists including Edvard Munch, Jona Christian Dahl, Trine Sandergaard, Kenneth Blom and Erik Schmidt. Jason McCoy Gallery, 47 East 57th Street, 11th Floor, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm, for Aaron Smith: Coterie of the Wooly-Woofer and Anthony Iacono: Victor Victoria. Sloan Fine Art, 128 Rivington Street, NY, NY.
Opening day for Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs. Bonni Benrubi Gallery, 41 East 57th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6pm, and artist’s talk, 7 pm, for Peter DiCampo: Life Without Lights.VII Photo Gallery, 28 Jay Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn.
School of Visual Arts BFA Photography Department presents: Power By Platon.Lecture and book Signing, 6:00 pm. SVA Theatre, 333 West 23 Street. Free and open to the public.
Panel discussion, 6-8 pm. Massimo and Matter: Shaping the Knoll Identity. Moderatd by Alice Twemlow. Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street, NY, NY. $20/$10.
Book signing and reading, 6-8 pm, for Anthony Hayden-Guest: In The Mean Time – The Other Ends of the World. Gagosian Shop, 988 Madison Avenue, NY, NY.
Friday, June 3
Opening day for Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists’ Enumerationsfrom the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art. The Morgan Library & Musuem, 225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6 pm, for Pulp Art: The Robert Lesser Collection. Refreshments, cash bar. $15 suggested. Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63rd Street, NY, NY. Save the date:Wednesday, June 15, 6:30-8:30: An Evening with Robert Lesser.
Friday, June 3, 7-10 pm and Saturday, June 4, noon-5 and 7-11 pm
The Art Book Club presents its inaugural exhibition atSt. Ceclia’s Convent.21 Monitor Street, Williamsburg/Greenpoint/Bushwick. Information.
Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5
Eighth Annual Atlantic Avenue ArtWalk Festival, including Brooklyn Block Party, Roulette Brooklyn Musicircus, Axelle Fine Arts Open House, Artwalk 2011 Reception at Nu Hotel, and more.Information.
Saturday, June 4
Last Chance for Shen Wei: Chinese Sentiment Daniel Cooney Fine Art, 511 West 25th Street #506, NY, NY.
Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn Fire Proof East.Noon-9 pm. 119 Ingraham Street, at Porter Avenue, Williamsburg/Greenpoint/Bushwick. Information.
Sunday, June 5
Last chance for Glenn Ligon: America. Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue, at 75th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm, for Nick Goss: Herz Man Sky.Simon Preston Gallery, 301 Broome Street, between Forsyth and Eldridge Streets, NY, NY.
Last chance for Matthew Miller: the magic black of an open barn door on a really sunny summer day, when you just cannot see into it. Famous Accountants. 1673 Gates Avenue, Bushwick, NY.
Monday, June 6,
Opening reception, 5:30-7:30, for Megan Rye: I Will Follow You Into the Dark. Forum Gallery, 730 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY.
Panel discussion with Paul Fusco, Jennifer Stoddart, and James Danziger; and book signing, 6:30 pm, for Paul Fusco: RFK. Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, NY, NY.
Tuesday, June 7
Panel Discussion, 7 pm: Hard Light, The Work of Emilio Sanchez,with Rafael DiazCasas, art historian; John D. Angeline, educator at Metropolitan Museum of Art; Rudi C. Bleys, author; Marysol Nieves, art critic. New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwartzman Building, South Court Auditorium, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, NY, NY.
This week’s DART picks
Tim Hetherington: Sleeping Soldiers (three-screen video installation, 2009) and Diary (single-screen video, 2010).On view through June 23 at Aperture Gallery, 547 West 2th Street, 4th Floor, NY, NY.
Kara Walker videos at Lehmann Maupin: Fall Frum GraceandMiss Pipi’s Blue Stocking.