vito acconci

With LOBBY-FOR-THE-TIME-BEING, his piece at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Vito Acconci has “radically transformed the Bronx Museum North Wing Lobby through a series of interventions built with Corian, a smooth, hard material that is not quite translucent and not quite opaque.”

jim gaylord

Spoilers, Jim Gaylord’s show at Jeff Bailey, “draws upon abstracted imagery found within high-speed action sequences in motion pictures.”

maria antonietta mameli

Long Takes, Maria Antonietta Mameli’s show at Bruce Silverstein, focuses on “anonymous city dwellers captured in minute proportion, unaware of the artist’s observation while engaged in their individual lives.”

art on art

Art on Art, at Adam Baumgold, features “drawings, paintings and sculpture by 28 artists that reference art and other artworks, transforming them within these artists’ own signature styles and motifs.”

carol ross

Drawings & Sculpture, Carol Ross’s show at Rooster, features “abstract pieces with overt figural references that combine an almost industrial vocabulary of steel, razor-sharp edges and industrial finish with the basic anthropomorphic suggestiveness of verticality and human scale.”

best of both worlds

The Best of Both Worlds “spotlights books whose stunning art and memorable texts are matched by their typographic and design excellence.” Curated by Jerry Kelly and Riva Castleman, the show is presented at the Grolier Club through July 30.

dasha shishkin

Dasha Shiskin, whose “complex compositions are executed using her characteristic economy of line, coupled with her use of bright blocks of color and elaborate patterning,” has a very nice show at Zach Feur through June 11.