Art Fairs & Special Events
April 21-27 The Guggenheim Museum presents: Carrie Mae Weems LIVE: Past Tense/Future Perfect | Public Programs. 1071 Fifth Avenue, at 89th Street, NY, NY. Information.
April 25-27 Paris Photo L.A. Paramount Pictures Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Information.
April 25-27 Photo Independent Art Fair. Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA. Information.
April 25-May 24 Parsons Festival. The Parsons Festival is an annual series of art and design events in which cutting-edge student work is presented to the Parsons community and the public. Various locations. Information.
Tuesday, April 22
Art in the First Person presents, 7 pm: Richard Renaldi | Touching Strangers. School of Visual Arts, 136 West 21st Street, Room 418F, NY, NY. Information.
Carrie Mae Weems, Blue Black Boy (from Colored People) 1989–90. Copyright the artist, courtesy the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Wednesday, April 23
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Peter Kayafas | The Way West. Sasha Wolf Gallery, 70 Orchard Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Maira Kalman | Girls Standing on Lawns and Other Projects. Julie Saul Gallery, 535 West 22nd Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: April Gornik. Danese Corey, 511 West 22nd Street, NY, NY.
In San Francisco Frankael Gallery and SFMOMA presents, 7 pm: Stephen Shore in conversation with Sandra Phillips. Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA. Tickets/$25/$35
Opening reception, 5:30-8 pm: Michael Flomen. Boite Noire Gallery, Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue, Space B222, West Hollywood, CA. Facebook.
Opening day: Carleton E. Watkins | The Stanford Albums. Cantor Center for the Visual Arts, Stanford University, 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way, Stanford, CA. Information.
Carleton E. Watkins (1829-1916), Sugar Loaf Islands, Farallons, from Photographs of the Pacific Coast, from the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Thursday, April 24
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Bolster, Bruns, Dempsey, Feehily, Fox, Gore, Howlin, Maher, Morely Irish Art Does Not Exist. Station Independent Projects, 164 Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Cibele Viera | Neighbor’s Backyard. Christopher Henry Gallery, 127 Elizabeth Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Ted Grant | 60 Years of Legendary Photojournalism, Leica Gallery, West Broadway, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Oscar Murillo | A Mercantile Novel. David Zwirner, 519 West 19th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Lee Kit | How are things on the West Coast? Lombard Freid Gallery, 519 West 19th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Mark Innerst. DC Moore Gallery, 535 West 22nd Street, 6th Floor, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Turi Simeti | Cinque Ovali Neri. DeBuck Gallery, 545 West 23rd Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception and book signing, 6-8 pm: Bob Colacello | Holy Terror. Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Slaves of Mimesis | Nine Years on 23rd Street. Steven Kasher Gallery, 521 West 23rd Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Jeff Bark | Goldenboy. Hasted Kraeutler Gallery, 537 West 24th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Don Joint | Coney Island Blueprint; George Schneeman | Zig Zag Jag. Pavel Zoubok Gallery, 531 West 26th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Yojiro Imasaka | Sleeping Beauty. Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, 547 West 27th Street, NY, NY.
In Conversation, 7 pm: Brooklyn Street Art | panel lead by Steve P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo, founders of Brooklyn Street Art. They will be joined by artists Swoon and Luna Park, and curator Keith Schweitzer. A reception with a DJ, cash bar, and a guest-inclusive art-making project will follow. This event is presented in conjunction with the installation Swoon: Submerged Motherlands. Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY. Tickets/$12.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Ruvan Wiljesooria, Albert Grondahl | Undercover. Simon/Neuman² Gallery, 540 Driggs Avenue between N.7th & N.8th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.
In Toronto Opening reception and edition launch, 7-9 pm: Leif Low-Beer | The Order of Things. Koffler Gallery, 180 Shaw Street, Suite 104-105, Toronto, ON. Save the Date Saturday, April 26, 2-4 pm: Afternoon with the artist; information and light refreshments.
Craig Semetko, from Unposed.
Friday, April 25
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Benjamin Butler. Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, 54 Ludlow Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-9 pm: Sarah Charlesworth. Maccarone Inc., 630 Greenwich Street, NY, NY.
Broadside readings series presents, 6:30 pm: Zorah Saed and Mendi + Keith Obadike reading | reception to follow. The Center for Book Arts, 28 West 27th Street, third floor, NY, NY.
Book Signing, 6 pm: Ramiro A. Fernandez | Cuba Then. ICP Store, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, NY, NY. This event takes place during voluntary contribution hours at the museum. Information.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Will Clift | Forms in Balance. Gerald Peters Gallery, 24 East 78th Street, NY, NY.
In Philadelphia Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Martine Fougeron | Teen Tribe; Andrea Modica | The Singles. Gallery 339, 339 South 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA.
In Savannah Opening day: Helen Levitt | In The Streets. Telfair Museums/Jepson Center, Savannah, GA. Information.
Helen Levitt, New York, c. 1940.
Saturday, April 26
Opening reception, 10am-3 pm: Looking at Me, Looking at You, Looking at Us. Aperture Gallery, 547 West 27th Street, 4thFloor, NY,NY.
Opening day, 10:30 am-5:30 pm: Alibis | Sigmar Polke 1963-2010. Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, NY,NY.
In Los Angeles
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Firooz Zahedi | Photographs and Collages. Kopeikin Gallery, 2766 La Cienega Blvd (just north of Washington), Los Angeles, CA.
Sunday. April 27
Opening reception, 6-9 pm: Katie Holten & Mariateresa Sartori | Linea. BOSI Contemporary, 48 Orchard Street, NY, NY.
Monday, April 29
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Making/Meaning, Meaning/Making. 2014 marks the first year that the annual Parsons Festival will feature a major exhibition of student work curated by students. Information. Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 2 West 13th Street, NY, NY.