2016 Art Exhibitions In New York City

September 22, 2016

new york art galleryNew York City’s museums and galleries are home to some of the most creative, inspiring art in the world. These 10 amazing and unique exhibits showing throughout the city this fall have something for everyone from photography, sculptures, interactive art and of course, paintings. The venues are as unique as the art itself featuring world-famous museums to an old stone mansion and eclectic smaller galleries.

  1. 1: Take Me (I’m Yours)
    September 16, 2016–February 5, 2017
    The Jewish Museum
    Featuring works by more than forty artists from different generations and from all over the world. Visitors constantly transform the landscape of the galleries through direct engagement.


  2. 2: Garden Centennial Exhibition
    September 2–November 6, 2016
    Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
    Showcasing fifteen artists whose work draws on the site’s history, architecture, and surrounding natural environment, the exhibition encompasses artworks of steel, wood, fiberglass, ceramic, and recycled plastics.


  3. 3: Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present
    July 15, 2016–January 8, 2017
    Brooklyn Museum
    This exhibition is one of the most comprehensive presentation of sports photography ever organized and features more than 200 sports photographs selected for their “aesthetic, cultural and historical significance.


  4. 4: On Camel Safari – Alex Beard
    OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday October 29 / 7-10PM
    EXHIBITION: October 29 – November 6, 2016
    George Billis Gallery
    On Camel Safari will feature over 15 new abstract naturalist drawings and paintings.


  5. 5: Kai Althoff: and then leave me to the common swifts (und dann überlasst mich den Mauerseglern)
    Until Sunday January 22 2017
    Museum of Modern Art
    Expressionism and Symbolism characterizes the art of this German artist who works in multiple mediums, including ceramics, weaving, drawing, painting and sculpture.
  6. 6: Agnes Martin
    October 7, 2016–January 11, 2017
    She is one of the most important women artists in American art history, and one of the most important painters of the 20th century.


  7. 7: Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest
    October 26, 2016-January 15, 2017
    New Museum of Contemporary Art
    Occupying the three main floors of the Museum, this will be the most comprehensive presentation of Rist’s work in New York to date.


    September 8th to September 31st
    Cadillac House (330 Hudson Street)
    60 year-tenure as the preeminent fashion photographer who shaped contemporary image-making. Cadillac House, challenging the conventional perceptions of a gallery experience, by creating interactive, multi-sensory and perceptive-altering installations that are open to the public.


  9. 9: Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from The Met Collection
    on until – October 11, 2016
    The Met Fifth Avenue in Galleries 210–216
    The Met’s collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy has grown to be one of the greatest in the world.


  10. 10: Cagnacci’s “Repentant Magdalene”:
    An Italian Baroque Masterpiece from the Norton Simon Museum.
    October 25, 2016-January 22, 2017
    The Frick Collection
    Guido Cagnacci was one of the most eccentric painters of seventeenth-century Italy, infamous for the unconventionality of both his art and his lifestyle.


  11. 11: Agnes Martin
    Our gallery currently provides visitors with Martin’s bio, over 50 of her works, exclusive articles, and up-to-date Martin exhibition listings. 
    Agnes Martin

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