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Art Comes Alive at Art Basel

As part of Art Basel this June, fourteen internationally acclaimed artists will participate in the interactive performance art exhibition 14 Rooms.

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24 Hour Art in the Meatpacking District 

Once a cramped snow cone shop, now an experimental gallery space, 55 Gansevoort offers the pedestrians of the Meatpacking District a truly unique art experience.

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Dustin Yellin at work in his studio. Dustin Yellin's work in studio. Dustin Yellin.

Village Fête In Brooklyn

Founded by artist Dustin Yellin, Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovations is throwing its First Annual Village Fête on May 4 on site at its historic building in Red Hook, Brooklyn. 

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David Bowie at the MCA

The first-ever international exhibition of David Bowie’s legendary career, David Bowie is, assembles over 300 bits and pieces from the musician’s life in an impressive exhibit coming to the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago in Fall 2014.

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"Mapping the Invisible"

British-born artist Rachel Garrard creates a range of multi-disciplinary work that explores the great unknown, looking to quantum physics and other theories of the universe for inspiration and guidance.

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Armory Transformations

Park Avenue Armory will devote 10 rooms of its second floor into functioning studios for artist who are working on project for “non-traditional settings.”

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Kaleidoscopic Curiosities 

Inspired by the landscape and music of Cabo Verde during a two month residency with iSolAIR, American artist Peter Gerakaris unveils Agora: Fantasia (Part 1), a new series of works in his signature “pop botanical” style. 

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From President to Painter

President George W. Bush has announced his forthcoming painting exhibit, The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy,” a collection of portraits of world leaders including Tony Blair, Vladimir Putin, Silvio Berlusconi, Hamid Karzai, and Bush’s own father, amongst others.

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Trading Places in Cyberland 

Social Media… a phenomenon that has literally taken over our world. Have we ever thought what it would be like to be inside someone else’s social media feed?

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Sailing Back in Time

Marian Goodman Gallery will be debuting a new exhibition by German artist Lothar Baumgartenon Wednesday, April 23. Baumgarten, known for sticking to his themes of ethnography and anthropology, has created Los Aristócratas de la Selva y la Reina de Castilla, an installation that includes four ship models, one coca, two caravels and a vessel.

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The Remains of War

Caught between two worlds, a former Iraqi refugee living in America unable to return to his war-torn homeland, Wafaa Bilal uses art as a means of reconstructing his broken memories and coping with the violence that stole his family from him. Created over the course of ten years, Bilal’s Ashes Series captures the total devastation of war, while also preserving the albeit brief but powerful moment of calm when the destruction halts and the dust comes to rest.

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Love Lights Up Vegas

Recognizable in an instant, Tracey Emin’s lovelorn notes scrawled in neon will ignite theCosmopolitan of Las Vegas as part of PAUSE, a public art exhibit of neon signage around the hotel.

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© Urs Fischer. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Melissa Christy. © Urs Fischer. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Melissa Christy. © Urs Fischer. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Mats Nordman. © Urs Fischer. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Melissa Christy.

Lifesize Last Supper Molded By Hand

Opening in two separate locations, Gagosian New York presents an exhibition of work from Urs Fischer, stemming from his 2013 museum show, YES, at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

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Cartoons on Acid

Inspired by cartoon characters of another era, with raucous figures dancing across fractured, delirious backdrops, the work of Ryan Travis Christian seems almost to have a heartbeat—an irregular, runaway one at that. Behind the bright Disney eyes of his subjects lurk dark secrets, living in a trippy, inside-out world; the otherwise tidy brick houses become monsters and figures are stretched and bent until hardly human.

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Isa Genzken, Schauspieler (Actors) (detail), 2013. © Isa Genzken. Photo: Jens Ziehe, Berlin, courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin. Isa Genzken, Disco Soon (Ground Zero), 2008. Carlos and Rosa de la Cruz Collection. © Isa Genzken, courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin. Isa Genzken, Hospital (Ground Zero), 2008. Collection Charles Asprey, London. © Isa Genzken, courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin. Isa Genzken, Hallelujah (Self-portrait Isa Genzken/Gerhard Richter), 2012. Collection Anna Friebe-Reininghaus, Cologne. © Isa Genzken. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin. Isa Genzken, Oil XI, 2007. Installation view at the German Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennial, Venice, June 10-November 21, 2007. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin. Isa Genzken, Weltempfänger (World Receiver), 1982. Collection the artist. © Isa Genzken. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin. Isa Genzken, Galerie (Gallery), 1987. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Mary and Earle Ludgin by exchange. © 1987 Isa Genzken. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago. Isa Genzken, Kinder Filmen III, VI, VIII, XI, and XII (Children Filming III, VI, VIII, XI, and XII), 2005. Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin. Isa Genzken, Empire/Vampire III, 13, 2004. Collection neugerriemschneider, Berlin. © Isa Genzken. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin. Isa Genzken, Weltempfänger (World Receiver), 1988-89. Private collection. © Isa Genzken. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin.

Isa Genzken: Retrospective 

Isa Genzken: Retrospective moves on from MoMA to the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

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