Summer 2019 Art Guide

nycgo.com staff

The New York City art scene promises exciting summer exhibitions both indoors and out. Head to the new High Line Plinth to check out its inaugural installation by Simone Leigh, or visit City Hall Park to explore five bold sculptures by Carmen Herrera. See Basquiat paintings at the Guggenheim, European works on paper at the Brooklyn Museum and, in honor of Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, photos of the moon at the Met Fifth Avenue. For details on these and the rest of our summer art picks, read on.

Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Rembrandt to Picasso

The Brooklyn Museum presents five centuries of European drawings, sketches and portraits.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Walt Whitman: Bard of Democracy

The Morgan Library celebrates the works of American poet Walt Whitman, 200 years after his birth.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Basquiat's Defacement: The Untold Story

Explore the context and artistic process behind an iconic Basquiat protest painting.

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Jul
21

Arts & Culture
Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales

Cuban-born, New York–based artist Carmen Herrera exhibits her large sculptures in City Hall Park.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Apollo's Muse

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the Met exhibits historic photos of the moon.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
The Voice of the Village

Fred W. McDarrah's photographs capture New York City in the 1960s and 70s.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Brazilian Modern

The first-ever large-scale horticultural tribute to Roberto Burle Marx takes over the New York Botanical Garden.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Simone Leigh: Brick House

This piece is the inaugural installation on the new High Line Plinth.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Culture and The People

El Museo's 50th anniversary show features works from their permanent collection.

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Aug
8

Museums & Galleries
Vera Paints a Scarf

Explore Vera Neumann's contributions to the field of American design.

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