Daisy Chain, Bianca Casady’s show at Cheim & Read, addresses “ideas of gender and race, especially as they are played out in prison.”
Writings, Drawings and Collages, Stan VanDerBeek’s show at American Contemporary, “concerns the immediate use of motion pictures, or expanded cinema, as a tool for world communication.”
John Houck’s show at Kansas “explores how desire functions in a world that is exponentially filled with highly repetitive technical drives.”
Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000, at the MoMA, “is the first large-scale overview of the modernist preoccupation with children and childhood as a paradigm for progressive design thinking.”
PØST Gallery in Los Angeles has been hosting a month of “Kamikaze” exhibits, with a new show every day throughout July.
Screw You, at Susan Inglett, “shines a light on the intersection of counterculture publishing, tabloid pornography and the art world which occurred in the creatively fertile years of the late 1960s and early 1970s.”
Piping Down the Valleys Wild, Stux’s summer show, “presents a timely update on the discussion of the sustainability of innocence in the contemporary world.”
Yayoi Kusama’s retrospective at the Whitney will run through the end of September.
The Drawing Center, which is currently undergoing a $10 million expansion that will add 50% more public space, has delayed its re-opening until November.