Summer 2017 New York City Art Guide

Carianne Carleo-Evangelist

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The New York City art scene has exciting summer exhibitions every direction you look. There’s experimental art to be found up on the rooftop of The Met—Adrián Villar Rojas’ The Theater of Disappearance—and down on the ground at Brooklyn Bridge Park, courtesy of Anish Kapoor’s whirlpool. Motion is also explored in the Studio Museum’s Jamel Shabazz: Crossing 125th and the Whitney Museum’s display of Alexander Calder’s mobiles. Read on for our summer art picks.

NYC Summer Arts Highlights

Chihuly
Jun
25

Museums & Galleries Chihuly

See his colorful blown-glass creations at the New York Botanical Garden.

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Frank Lloyd Wright at 150
Jun
25

Museums & Galleries Frank Lloyd Wright at 150

This anthology of the celebrated architect, features more than 450 objects on display.

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Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons
Jun
25

Fashion Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons

Comme des Garçons is the subject of the Met’s Costume Institute spring 2017 exhibition.

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Robert Rauschenberg
Jun
25

Museums & Galleries Robert Rauschenberg

See the first 21st-century retrospective of the artist's work.

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We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85
Jun
25

Museums & Galleries We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

This Brooklyn Museum exhibition tells the story of African American women's experiences in the feminist movement through a variety of works from artists and activists who were present for the revolution.

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A Bit of Matter: The MoMA PS1 Archives
Jun
25

Museums & Galleries A Bit of Matter: The MoMA PS1 Archives

Check out daring pieces from the archives that helped define MoMA PS1's formative years.

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Met Roof Garden Commission 2017
Jun
25

Museums & Galleries Met Roof Garden Commission 2017

Adrián Villar Rojas' site-specific installation on The Met's rooftop garden

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Magnum Manifesto
Jun
25

Arts & Culture Magnum Manifesto

The International Center of Photography celebrates Magnum Photos.

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Dreams Of The Kings
Jun
25

Museums & Galleries Dreams Of The Kings

Treasures of the Han Dynasty from Xuzhou

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Crossing 125th
Jun
25

Museums & Galleries Crossing 125th

images by Brooklyn-born street photographer Jamel Shabazz

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Calder: Hypermobility
Jun
25

Museums & Galleries Calder: Hypermobility

showcases the breadth of movement and sound in Calder's work

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Mystical Symbolism
Jun
30

Museums & Galleries Mystical Symbolism

The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892–1897

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