MONDAY, MAY 13
Screening: “An Night with Wakaliwood Uganda Productions” at Museum of Trendy Artwork
At this screening, Nabwana Isaac Godfrey, a Ugandan filmmaker and the founding father of the manufacturing firm Wakaliwood, will current Dangerous Black (2016). Nabwana’s works, which characteristic do-it-yourself props and casts of native residents, are shot in his hometown of Wakaliga, and Dangerous Black focuses on a heroine combatting a assassin and enslaver of youngsters. Wakaliwood ambassador Alan Hofmanis may also seem on the occasion to talk about the filmmaking trade in Africa.
Museum of Trendy Artwork, 11 West 53rd Road, 7 p.m. Tickets $12
TUESDAY, MAY 14
Efficiency: Parsons Dance on the Joyce Theater
Parsons Dance is paying homage to choreographer Paul Taylor, who died final yr and was identified for his collaborations with artists, amongst them Robert Rauschenberg and Alex Katz. In his 1981 work Runes, dancers enact varied gestures that seem to hold with them secret types of that means. Alongside Runes can be performances of Parsons’s Spherical My World, Nascimento (involving music by Brazilian nice Milton Nascimento), and Caught—plus the New York premiere of Trey McIntyre’s Eight Girls (2018), which is about to music by Aretha Franklin.
The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $56
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
Efficiency: Hannah Black and Juliana Huxtable at Efficiency Area New York
Hannah Black and Juliana Huxtable, who co-wrote a novel titled Life in 2017, are debuting a newly commissioned piece titled Penumbra. Each artists’ practices span video, textual content, printmaking, music, efficiency, and different mediums, and Black not too long ago exhibited her video set up Starting, Finish, None, at Efficiency Area. Penumbra can be staged as a part of the establishment’s “No Collection,” which brings collectively artists and activists “who find energy and creativity in refusal.”
Efficiency Area New York, 150 First Avenue, eight p.m. Tickets $25
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THURSDAY, MAY 16
Opening: Leonardo Drew at Galerie Lelong & Co.
Leonardo Drew’s first New York solo present at Galerie Lelong & Co. will characteristic Quantity 125 (2019), an set up that—in typical type for an artist whose work has lengthy been engaged with natural supplies—is manufactured from wooden. Smaller sculptural reliefs comprising lumber completed with a matte black wash may also be on view. The present coincides with the Madison Sq. Park Conservancy’s presentation of Drew’s public paintings Metropolis within the Grass, a large-scale construction incorporating aluminum, coloured sand, and wooden set to go on view on June three.
Galerie Lelong & Co., 528 West 26th Road, 6–eight p.m.
Opening: George Miyasaki at Ryan Lee Gallery
Ryan Lee gallery is placing on its first presentation of labor by George Miyasaki because the enterprise introduced its illustration of the artist’s property in December. The exhibition will embrace work and lithographs created by the Summary Expressionist between 1955 and 1961. Items within the present—like Shoreline (1960), Terrain #2 (1961), and Horizon #2 (1958)—highlight Miyasaki’s fascination with the pure world and West Coast landscapes.
Ryan Lee Gallery, 515 West 26th Road, 6—eight p.m.
COURTESY BRUCE SILVERSTEIN GALLERY
THURSDAY, MAY 16
Opening: Constantin Brancusi at Bruce Silverstein Gallery and Kasmin
Constantin Brancusi is understood for his foundational sculpture, however two exhibitions at Bruce Silverstein Gallery and Kasmin give attention to his images and have greater than 30 uncommon prints representing 20 years’ value of output. Lots of the images on view are collages of kinds, combining photographs of the artist’s most well-known sculptures with discovered objects and detritus.
Bruce Silverstein Gallery, 529 West 20th Road, 6–eight p.m.; Kasmin, 293 10th Avenue, 6–eight p.m.
Discuss: “Photographers on Garry Winogrand” at Brooklyn Museum
Working in tandem with the present Brooklyn Museum exhibition “Garry Winogrand: Shade,” this discuss examines the legacy of the legendary photographer whose stylized compositions captured a variety of topics, together with cosmopolitan New Yorkers and ladies round America. Modern photographers Khalik Allah, Tina Barney, John Edmonds, and Elle Pérez will meditate on Winogrand’s work and its affect on their very own apply; Drew Sawyer, a images curator on the Brooklyn Museum, will reasonable. (Edmonds and Pérez are included on this week’s Whitney Biennial.)
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Jap Parkway, 7–9 p.m. Tickets $14/$16
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FRIDAY, MAY 17
Exhibition: “Whitney Biennial 2019” at Whitney Museum of American Artwork
Since its introduction by the museum’s founder Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney in 1932, the Whitney Biennial has served as a definitive—and infrequently controversial—snapshot of the American up to date artwork panorama. This yr’s version, the 79th, was organized by Jane Panetta and Rujeko Hockley, and contains a multigenerational mixture of 75 artists and collectives working throughout disciplines and media. Based on an announcement from Hockley, one conceptual thread within the present is “the mining of historical past with a purpose to reimagine the current or future, a profound and sustained consideration of questions of fairness alongside monetary, racial, and sexual strains, a priority with local weather change, and explorations of the vulnerability of the physique.”
Whitney Museum of American Artwork, 99 Gansevoort Road, 10:30 a.m.–10 p.m.
SATURDAY, MAY 18
Efficiency: Cory Arcangel at New Museum
In collaboration with the digital arts group Rhizome and staged as a part of the New Museum’s exhibition “The Artwork Occurs Right here: Internet Artwork’s Archival Poetics,” Cory Arcangel presents a pop-up retailer for his “multinational software program & merchandise writer” Arcangel Surfware. Primarily based in Brooklyn and Stavanger, Norway—the latter of which is the present residence of the artist—Arcangel Surfware focuses on each snug clothes excellent for browsing the web and a wide range of publishing endeavors. Along with the retail atmosphere, which can be on view all of Saturday on the museum, there can be a dialog between Arcangel and critic and curator Ed Halter at three p.m.
New Museum, 235 Bowery, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.