Yinka Shonibare MBE, left: Addio del Passato Film Still 1, 2011; right: Addio del Passato Film Still 4, 2011; copyright the artist, courtesy James Cohan Gallery.
Tuesday, February 14
Opening day, 11 am-6 pm: Glasstress | New Art from the Venice Biennale, featuring work by Jan Fabre, Tony Cragg, Jaime Hayton, Javier Preez, Kiki Smith, and Patricia Urquiola among others. Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle, NY, NY.
Wednesday, February 15
Book signing, 6-8 pm: Aurel Schmidt | Reveries of a Lost Life Mask (Morel 2012) Dashwood Books, 33 Bond Street, NY, NY. Information.
Curator’s talk, 6:30 pm: Fine and Dirty | Contemporary Letterpress Art, with Jeff Rathermel of the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. The Center for Book Arts, 28 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor, NY, NY.
Lecture, 6 pm: Center Stage | The Sets and Costumes of Cecil Beaton with Mitchell Owens, Special Projects Editor, Architectural Digest. The New York School of Interior Design, 170 East 70th Street, NY, NY. Free with RSVP. In conjunction with Cecil Beaton | The New York Years, at Museum of the City of New York.
Panel discussion, 6:30 pm: Gridlock and What to Do About It, with Kate Slevin, Executive Director of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, moderates a discussion with Sam Schwartz(a.k.a. "Gridlock Sam"); Bruce Schaller, New York City Deputy Commissioner for Traffic and Planning; and Jeffrey Zupan, Regional Plan Association. The Museum of the City of New York, Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street, NY, NY. Tickets $12/$8/$6. In conjunction with the exhibition, The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011 which continues through April 15th
Thursday, February 16
Opening: The Virgins Show | Curated by Marilyn Mintner. Family Business Gallery (operated by artworld impresario Maurizio Cattelan and New Museum Associate Director MassimilianoGioni at Anna Kustera), 520 West 21st Street, NY, NY. Information.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Olivo Barbieri: The Dolomites Project. Yancey Richardson Gallery, 535 West 22nd Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Benjamin Cotton | Blue Skies and Red Paintings. Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, 524 West 19th Street, NY, NY.
Inaugural reception at new gallery space, 6-8 pm: First Look | Gallery Artists. Yossi Milo Gallery, 245 Tenth Avenue, between 24th and 25th Streets, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Frank Yamrus | I Feel Lucky. Clamp Art, 521-531 West 25th Street, NY, NY.
Opening: Yinka Shonibare MBE | Addio del Passto. James Cohan Gallery, 533 West 26th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: The Nude Interpreted. Staley-Wise Gallery, 560 Broadway, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Luba Lukova |Graphic Guts. La MaMa La Galleria, 6 East 1st Street, NY, NY.
Camera Club of New York Lecture Series presents, 7 pm: Andrea Galvani. School of Visual Arts Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street (2nd and 3rd Ave), 3rd Floor, NY, NY. Photo ID required. Information.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Part II, The Thin Line Between Love and Hate | Hate. United Photo Industries, 111 Front Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY.
The Vera List Center for Art and Politics presents: An open discussion, 7:30-9 pm: Towards Neomaterialism | Barricades vs. Shipping Containers. The Public School, 93 3rd Avenue, corner of 3rd Ave and Bergen, Brooklyn, NY. Free. Information.
Ward Shelley, People of the Book, opening this Friday at Pierogi Gallery.
Friday, February 17
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Breyer P-Orridge | I’m Mortality. Invisible Exports, 14a Orchard Street (just north of Canal), NY, NY.
Opening day, 11 am-6 pm: 2012 New Museum Triennial | The Ungovernables. The New Museum, 235 Bowery, opposite Prince Street, NY, NY.
Lecture, 6:30 pm: Milton Glaser | In Search of Miraculous. powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY. Tickets $10.
Opening reception, 7-9 pm: Systemic Risk, curated by Jonathan Durham, Featuring artists Daniel Bejar, Sujin Lee, Laura Napier and Risa Puno. NurtureArt Gallery, 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY.
Opening reception, 6-9 pm: Charles Atlas | The Illusion of Democracy. Luhrig Augustine Bushwick, 25 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.
Opening reception, 6-9 pm: Ward Shelley | Unreliable Narrator. Pierogi Gallery, 177 North 9th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.
Saturday, February 18
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Mary Kelly. Postmasters Gallery, 459 West 19th Street, NY, NY.
Guided tour, 11 am: Vivian Maier with collector and curator John Bennette. Steven Kasher Gallery, 521 West 23rd Street, NY, NY.
Monday, February 20
Opening day, pm: Millenium Magazines a survey of experimental art and design magazines published since 2000. Organized by Rachael Morrison and David Senior, MoMA Library. The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, Mezzanine. MoMA, 11 West 53rd Street, NY, NY. Information.
Above: Delilah Montoya, Migrant Campsite, Ironwood, Arizona, 2004, included in Border, opening this Saturday at PDNB, Dallas.
This Week’s DART Picks
Saturday, February 18, opening reception, 5-8 pm: Border | Photographs by Delilah Montoya, Jeffrey Silverthorne, and Teun Voeten. PDNB Gallery, 1202 Dragon Street, Suite 103, Dallas, TX.
Wednesday, February 15, artist talk, 7 pm: Matthew Moore | Land Art in conjunction with And the Land Grew Quiet: New Work by Matthew Moore. Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ. Information.
Thursday, February 16, opening reception and gallery talk, 6 pm: New York | Latin American + Spanish Artists, curated by Paco Cano, Eva Mendoza Chandas and Jodie Dinapoli.Featuring works by Sol Aramendi, Julieta Aranda, Ada Bobonis, Alberto Borea, Antón Cabaleiro, Juanma Carrillo, Nicky Enright, Félix Fernández, Jessica Lagunas, AbigailLazkoz, Lluis Lleó, Manuel Molina Martagón, Esperanza Mayobre, Carlos Motta, Iván Navarro, Dulce Pinzón , Fernando Renes, Jose Ruiz, Manuela Viera-Gallo. AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, 201 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC.
Saturday, February 18, opening reception, 6-9 pm: Ethan Turpin | Stereocollision. UC Riverside | California Museum of Photography, 3824-3844 Main Street, Riverside, CA.
Saturday, February 18, workshop, 12:30-4:30 pm: Publish Your Photography Book | Darius Himes, Fraenkel Gallery and Critical Mass 2011 juror. Opening reception and gallery talk with Darius Hines, 6-8 pm: Contents | Love, Happiness, Anxiety and Everything Else. Photo Center NW, 900 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA.