The Museum of Biblical Art has a wonderful show entitled Scripture for the Eyes: Bible Illustration in Netherlandish Prints of the 16th Century. This is “the first major exhibition to explore the central role played by printed illustrations of subjects from both the Old and New Testaments in the Low Countries during the sixteenth century.”
The Museum of Biblical Art
1865 Broadway at 61st Street
June 5 – September 27
Zach Hyman has been in the press lately. See if he’s worth the hype by checking out his show at Chair and the Maiden Gallery.
Marlborough Gallery brushes aside summer with two summer shows. Is it September yet?
40 West 57th Street
and 545 West 25th Street
June 8 – September 5
Andrea Rosen Gallery presents “the most comprehensive exhibition of John Currin’s works on paper to date”, featuring 77 pieces from over 50 collections. The show closes on Friday. Please note the summer hours.
A Fifteen Year Survey of Women
Andrea Rosen Gallery
525 West 24th Street
June 19 – August 21
Self-Portraits, the current show at Skarstedt Gallery, is interesting and not annoying. Unlike the gallery’s website.
20 E. 79th Street
July 9 – September 4
The Whitney’s very nice look at the work of Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen closes on September 6th. It is well worth the effort to see this exhibition on one of the world’s “most innovative artists of the postwar period.”
Claes Oldenburg: Early Sculpture, Drawings, and Happenings Films
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen: The Music Room
Whitney Museum of American Art
75th and Madison
May 7th – September 6th
This dude’s pretty cool. And French.
Wade Guyton and Kelley Walker have teamed up again in the form of Guyton/Walker, a “functioning autonomous artist” who “treats the individual artistic styles of Wade Guyton and Kelley Walker as any other image to be incorporated, interfered with, and appropriated.” Both artists are successful stars in their own right, but this collaboration gives them a new way to “extend and interrogate ideas of authorship, production, commodity and distribution.”
Greene Naftali Gallery
508 West 26th Street
June 29 – August 7
artHARLEM is accepting applications for its 5th Annual Harlem Open Studio Tour to be held October 10th and 11th. The deadline to register is August 8th. Learn more here.