ART: WHEN IN NY – NEW PHOTOGRAPHY 2012 & MORE
Group exhibit “New Photography 2012” focuses on five artists – Michele Abeles, Birdhead (Ji Weiyu and Song Tao), Anne Collier, Zoe Crosher and Shirana Shahbazi – who represent the diversity and vitality of contemporary photography.
On view until February 4 at the Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St., +1 212 708 9400, www.moma.org
Though her career spanned less than two decades, Alina Szapocznikow left behind a legacy of objects that evoke surrealism, nouveau réalisme and pop art. “Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone: 1955-1972” features over 100 of her works.
On view until January 28 at the Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St., +1 212 708 9400, www.moma.org
“Rosemarie Trockel: A Cosmos” conjures an imaginary universe in which Trockel’s own artwork shares space with objects and artifacts, spanning different eras and cultures that map her artistic interests.
On view until January 20 at the New Museum, 235 Bowery, tel. 18.104.22.1682, www.newmuseum.org
This landmark exhibit, which comprises some 140 paintings, drawings and lithographs by the great American artist George Bellows, invites viewers to experience the first quarter of the 20th century through the eyes of a brilliant observer.
On view until February 18 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., tel. 1.212.535.7710, www.metmuseum.com