Here are some of our critics’ favorite gallery shows on view now. (But don’t expect a break from politics.)
Mark Bradford’s concern: How can he represent the United States when he no longer feels represented by his government?
Donald Sultan describes himself as a pack rat, and his collections include earthenware bowls and weapons.
The artist’s large-scale portrayals of domestic interiors are at the Jack Shainman Gallery at West 20th Street.
Korakrit Arunanondchai’s multimedia work includes a man-sized rat suit, a grandmother’s possessions and thoughts on extinction.
After just two years on the Bowery, a gallerist who struck out on her own has had one success after another.
At the American Medium gallery, young artists are exploring the digital world with installations evoking cybertwee and the Post-Internet movement.
“New York Crystal Palace 1853” at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery offers a glimpse of America’s first World’s Fair.
Despite its history as a public institution with free entry to all, the museum is considering a mandatory charge to help address budget deficits.
Abstraction that grapples with racial implications; posthuman and intergalactic themes; and Benjamin Moore as a medium.