With another magical Summer ending and the first cool breezes of fall making you agonize over which jacket to wear, you can at least be certain you’ll still have plenty to do. Our list of seven art shows and performances will keep you cultured through the next few months.
1. Picasso Sculpture
The MoMA has a special Picasso sculpture exhibit on display until February 2016—the first of it’s kind in almost fifty years. The exhibit focuses on Picasso’s sculpture work, specifically on his materials and processes and with more than 100 sculptures it’s definitely worth a trip to the MoMA.
Where: Museum of Modern Art
When: Until February 2016
2. Chuck Close: Recent Work
Chuck Close has an exhibit happening in Chelsea, perfectly situated right down the street from Dream Downtown! This Washington state born artist is best known for his large-scale, hyper-realistic portrait paintings. You can check out his latest work at the Pace Gallery until October 17th.
Where: Pace Gallery, Chelsea
When: Until October 17th 2015
3. New York City Ballet Fall 2015
Whether it’s your first time or you head to the ballet every season you won’t want to miss the company’s fall line up. It includes a week of Swan Lake (Sept 22–29), two Balanchine programs, Jerome Robbins’s NY Export: Opus Jazz, and more!
Where: David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center
When: Until October 18th 2015
4. Jim Shaw: The End Is Here
If you’re up for an adventure, head down to the Lower East Side to experience LA artist Jim Shaw and his work in mediums such as painting, sculpture, and drawing. This will be the first New York survey exhibition of his work and will encompass three floors of the museum.
Where: New Museum of Contemporary Art
When: October 7th 2015 – January 10th 2016
The 2013 Oscar Winner, Lupita Nyong’o, is making her Broadway debut in this new drama about nameless women held as captive wives of a rebel officer in the Liberian Civil War. We’ll be there.
Where: Public Theater
When: September 29
6. Mike Kelley
This exhibitions is the first in New York to focus exclusively on one of Kelley’s later series, Kandors. With each new representation of Kandor you experience you are transported to a different emotional state as well as atmosphere. The first room you encounter has a group of sculptures that Hauser Wirth says are “glowing in a dimly lit room.”
Where: Hauser & Wirth New York
When: Until October 24th 2015
7. Bradley Theodore: Kendall Jenner & Gigi Hadid
Mourn your #NYFW blues by taking a stroll down to Ludlow Street to see Bradley Theodore’s latest creation. Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid are right outside of Hotel Chantelle on 92 Ludlow Street. This is one of those completely perfect Instagram moments, don’t miss it!