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Show Girl in Armor
Show Girl in Armor

Top NYC Exhibitions opening this week (February 7 – 9)

By Olivia Swider

February 6, 2013


Jean-Michel Basquiat at Gagosian Gallery
February 7 – April 6
Opening: February 7, 6-8PM
555 West 24th Street
Featuring over fifty works from public and private collections, the exhibition spans Basquiat’s brief but meteoric career, which ended with his death at the age of twenty-seven.

Open Gallery

Show Girl in Armor

Trevor Paglen at Metro Pictures
February 7 – March 9
Opening: February 7, 6-8PM
519 West 24th Street
In his first exhibition at Metro Pictures, Trevor Paglen presents works related to his project “The Last Pictures,” a selection of photographs reflecting the unease and uncertainty about the present, and a deep anxiety about the future. Paglen will give tours of the exhibition every Saturday at 3PM except February 23.

Walt Kuhn: “American Modern” at DC Moore
February 7 – March 16
Opening: February 7, 6-7:30PM
535 West 22nd Street
The art of Walt Kuhn (1877-1949) is the subject of a major exhibition at DC Moore Gallery. Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the landmark 1913 Armory Show, of which Kuhn was a principal organizer, this commemorative exhibition is long overdue.

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Alighiero Boetti: “La Forza del Centro” at Gladstone Gallery
February 8-March 23
Opening: February 7, 6-8PM
515 West 24th Street
Throughout his career, Boetti exhibited a keen fascination with language and the alphabet, and “La Forza del Centro” will highlight this interest by presenting an extensive collection of his Arazzi works, which meld aesthetic and linguistic elements to create a formal union between images and the written word.


Jacob Kassay, Lawrence Weiner, and Oliver Mosset at Andrea Rosen Gallery
February 9-March 23
Opening: February 8, 6-8PM
544 West 24th Street
Exhibition of artwork pending.


Herbie Fletcher: “Wrecktangles” at the Hole
February 9-March 23
Opening: February 9, 6-9PM
312 Bowery
These artworks are massive and vital, like the huge waves this artist was known for pioneering during his fifty-year plus career as a surfer.

Alighiero BoettiAndrea Rosen GalleryDC MooreGagosian GalleryGladstone GalleryHerbie FletcherJacob KassayJean Michel BasquiatLawrence WeinerMetro PicturesOliver MossetThe Hole GalleryTrevor PaglenWalt Kuhn


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