NY Arts Picks: Super Museum Shows

Maybe we shouldn’t be surprised, but it seems there are a large number of New York City museum shows worth getting out to see right now. In the wake of all the fuss and action of Armory Fair week, a number of hot shows have gained attention both due to exhibiting the most impressive art names and through presenting surprisingly exciting exhibitions. Usually there are a couple museum shows here or there that look promising, but at this point in time it seems every major museum is boasting something important.

Maybe it’s just that the sun is shining and there is the lingering promise of warmer weather that makes us want to leave the apartment, but it definitely helps that there are so many museum shows to go see. Here’s a list of the best shows we think are worth your valuable time:


A new work by Jasper Johns.

A new work by Jasper Johns.

Jasper Johns: Regrets
March 15th–September 1st, 2014.
MoMA
11 W 53rd St.
New York City
moma.org


SterlingRuby

A work by Sterling Ruby

The Whitney Biennial
March 7th – May 25th, 2014.
The Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Avenue
New York City
whitney.org


A futurist work by Fortunato Depero.

A futurist work by Fortunato Depero.

Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe
February 21st-September 1st, 2014.
The Guggenheim
1071 5th Ave.
New York City
guggenheim.org


A work by Xu Bing.

A work by Xu Bing.

Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China
December 11th, 2013–April 6th, 2014
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue
New York City
metmuseum.org


A work by Pawel Althamer.

A work by Pawel Althamer.

Pawel Althamer: The Neighbors
February 12th – April 13th, 2014.
The New Museum
235 Bowery
New York City
newmuseum.org

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