A Field Guide to NYC’s Biggest Week of Gallery Openings

Artsy Editors
Sep 9, 2015 5:27AM

Over 120 of this fall’s gallery shows are opening this week in New York City. Don’t leave home without our street-by-street, day-by-day guide to the exhibitions opening on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.


Wednesday, September 9th

Lower East Side


A. “William Buchina: Time to Speak a Human Language” opens at Garis & Hahn

B. “Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri: Maparntjarra” opens at Salon 94

Chrystie Street

C. Nari Ward opens at Lehmann Maupin

D. “Alexandre da Cunha: Amazons” opens at CRG Gallery

E. “peter daverington: Iconophilia” opens at The Lodge Gallery

Freeman Alley

F. “Takuro Kuwata: Dear Tea Bowl”  opens at Salon 94

Rivington Street

G. “Julia Bland: If You Want To Be Free” opens at On Stellar Rays

H. Jackie Saccoccio opens at Eleven Rivington

I. “Judy Glantzman: Dressing for the Carnival” opens at Betty Cuningham Gallery

Forsyth Street

J. “Kyle Staver: Tall Tales” opens at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

K. “Future Fossils,” curated by Yulia Topchiy and Tess Thackara and with works by Andy Coolquitt, Antti Laitinen, and Molly Smith, among others, opens at Dutton

L. “Stephen Maine: New Paintings” opens at Hionas Gallery

Stanton Street

M. “Henry Gunderson: Two & Two” opens at 247365

Grand Street

N. “Wayne Ngan / John Riepenhoff” opens at Nathalie Karg Gallery

O. Hermann Nitsch opens at Marc Straus

P. “John Baldessari: Come, Sweet Death” opens at Shin Gallery

Orchard Street

Q. “Martin Roth: Untitled (debris)” opens at Louis B. James

R. “Keun Young Park: From There” opens at Muriel Guépin Gallery

S. “Nobuyoshi Araki & Rudolf Schwarzkogler Salon de Mass-Age” opens at 66 Orchard

T. “Thorsten Brinkmann: SUPRA Novali” opens at Pablo’s Birthday

U. “Elise Freda: The Continuing Line” opens at Causey Contemporary

Broome Street

V. “Erin O’Keefe: Things as They Are” opens at Denny Gallery

Ludlow Street

W. Mario Pfeifer opens at MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies Ludlow 38

Norfolk Street

X. “Chason Matthams: Advances, None Miraculous” opens at Thierry Goldberg Gallery

Y. “Linda Gallagher: Short Timing the Dawn” opens at Junior Projects

Clinton Street

T. “Sue De Beer: The Blue Lenses” opens at BOESKY EAST

Chelsea & Uptown


19th Street

A. “Sam Falls with Hart of Gold and Oldd News: September Spring” opens at The Kitchen

20th Street

B. “Gordon Matta-Clark: Energy & Abstraction” opens at David Zwirner

57th Street

C. “Adrián Villar Rojas: Two Suns” opens at Marian Goodman Gallery;  “Eugene Lemay: Building Absence: New Paintings” opens at 57 STUX + Haller Gallery

Fifth Avenue

D. “Danny Lyon: Conversations with the Dead | Vintage Prints” opens at Edwynn Houk Gallery

E. “Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie” opens at National Academy Museum & School

66th Street

F. “The Avant-Garde Won’t Give Up: Cobra and its Legacy” opens at Blum & Poe

Madison Avenue

G. “Johan Creten: God is a Stranger” opens at Galerie Perrotin; “Gego: Autobiography of a Line” opens at Dominique Lévy

H. “Katherine Bernhardt: Pablo and Efrain” opens at Venus Over Manhattan

73rd Street

I. “Jackie Saccoccio: Degree of Tilt” opens at Van Doren Waxter

78th Street

J. “Carl Andre: In His Time” opens at Mnuchin Gallery


“Drift and Pop,” with work by Nick Farhi, Ted Gahl, and Zach Bruder, opens at Orgy Park


Thursday, September 10th

Chelsea (below 23rd Street)

18th Street

A. “Dana Schutz: Fight in an Elevator” opens at Petzel Gallery

B. Mike Kelley opens at Hauser & Wirth

Tenth Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street

C.“Rita McBride: Access” opens at Alexander and Bonin

D. “Hiroyuki Hamada: Paintings” opens at Lori Bookstein Fine Art

19th Street

E. Ulrich Rückriem opens at Koenig & Clinton

F. “koosil-ja / danceKUMIKO: I am capitalism” opens at The Kitchen

G. “Teppei Kaneuji: Deep Fried Ghost” opens at Jane Lombard Gallery

20th Street

H. “Dennis Congdon: Congeries” opens at Zieher Smith & Horton

I. “Mark Grotjahn: Painted Sculpture” opens at Anton Kern Gallery

J. Marco Maggi opens at Josée Bienvenu

K. “Will Kurtz: Pardon the Interruption, Please.” opens at Kim Foster Gallery

L. “Patrick Hughes: Perspective Anew” opens at Flowers

M. “Dan Flavin: Corners, Barriers and Corridors” opens at David Zwirner

N. “Mark Barrow & Sarah Parke: wave, particle, string” opens at Elizabeth Dee

21st Street

O. Sarah Sze opens at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

P. Christian Marclay opens at Paula Cooper Gallery

Q. “Justin Adian: Fort Worth” opens at Skarstedt Gallery

22nd Street

R. “Elizabeth King: Compass” opens at Danese/Corey

S. “Ron Nagle: Five O’Clock Shadow” opens at Matthew Marks Gallery

T. “Rachel Perry Welty: Chiral Lines” opens at Yancey Richardson Gallery

U. Michael Reafsnyder and Todd Hebert open at Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe

V. Terry Haggerty opens at Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

W. “Billy Childish: flowers, nudes and birch trees: New Paintings 2015” opens at Lehmann Maupin

X. “Kazuko Inoue: Thirty Years of Painting” opens at Allan Stone Projects

Y. “Kysa JohnsonThe Long Goodbye” and “Selena Kimball: Night Vision” open at Morgan Lehman Gallery

Z. “Philip Taaffe: Sculpture + Drawing” opens at Carolina Nitsch

Chelsea (23rd Street to 26th Street)

23rd Street

A. Farrah Karapetian opens at Danziger Gallery

B. “Julie Schenkelberg: Embodied Energies” opens at Asya Geisberg Gallery

C. “Cathy Choi, Nava Lubelski, Heidi Spector, Heidi van Wieren: Vibrations” opens at Margaret Thatcher Projects

Tenth Avenue between 24th Street and 25th Street

D. “Markus Brunetti: Facades” opens at Yossi Milo Gallery

24th Street

E. “Barnaby Furnas: First Morning” opens at Marianne Boesky

F. Trevor Paglen opens at Metro Pictures

G. “Anne Truitt in Japan” opens at Matthew Marks Gallery

H. “Thrush Holmes: Heavy Painting” opens at Mike Weiss Gallery

I. “Justin Bower: The Humiliations” opens at Unix Gallery

J. “James Gortner: Transformer” opens at Lyons Wier Gallery

K. “Josiah McElheny: Paintings” and “Sara Cwynar, Lukas Geronimas, Josh Reames, Cole Sayer Continuous Surfaces” opens at Andrea Rosen Gallery

L. “Josh Smith: Sculpture” opens at Luhring Augustine

M. “Mishka Henner: Semi-Automatic” opens at Bruce Silverstein Gallery

N. “Roy Lichtenstein: Greene Street Mural” opens at Gagosian Gallery

25th Street

O. “WATER SCENES: Chris Armstrong, John Evans, Todd Kenyon, Eric Zener” opens at Gallery Henoch

P. “Adam Fuss: λόγος” opens at Cheim & Read

26th Street

Q. “Richard Haines A Room of One's Own” opens at Daniel Cooney Fine Art

R. Hitoshi Nomura opens at Fergus McCaffrey 514 West 26th Street

S. “Ettore Sottsass: 1955-1969” opens at Friedman Benda

T. “Bill Beckley: Accidental Poet (The Avoidance of Everything)” and “Agathe Snow: Coyote Ugly” open at Albertz Benda

U. “Delphine Burtin: Encouble” and “Fernand Fonssagrives: Light Perspectives” open at Benrubi Gallery

V. “Grant Foster: Salad Days” opens at Ana Cristea Gallery

W. “Cig Harvey: Gardening at Night” opens at Robert Mann Gallery

X. “Cedric Nunn: Unsettled: One Hundred Years War of Resistance by Xhosa…” opens at David Krut Projects; “Edson Chagas, François-Xavier Gbré, and Mame-Diarra Niang: The Lay of the Land” opens at The Walther Collection Project Space

Y. “McArthur Binion: Re:Mine” opens at Galerie Lelong

Z. Keltie Ferris opens at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Chelsea (above 26th Street)

27th Street

A. “Matthew Brannon: Skirting the Issue” opens at Casey Kaplan

B. “Will Ryman: Fields,” “Frank Stella: Shape as Form,” and “Tai Xiangzhou: Celestial Tales” open at Paul Kasmin Gallery

C. Karl Wirsum opens at Derek Eller Gallery

D. “Deborah Turbeville: Rainy Day People” opens at Foxy Production

28th Street

E. “Geoff McFetridge: It Looks Like It Says” opens at Joshua Liner Gallery

F. “Tahiti Pehrson: Pareidolia” opens at Joseph Gross Gallery

Tenth Avenue and 36th Street

G. “Idris Khan: Overture” opens at Sean Kelly Gallery


57th Street

A. “Lee Friedlander and Pierre Bonnard: Photographs and Drawings” opens at Pace/MacGill Gallery

B. “Enoc Perez: One World Trade Center” opens at Peter Blum Gallery; “Denis Darzacq and Anna Iris Lüneman: Double Mix” opens at Laurence Miller Gallery

Fifth Avenue

C. “John O’Reilly: Montages 1963 - 2015” and “Susan Jane Walp: Paintings on Paper” open at Tibor De Nagy

Madison Avenue

D. Senga Nengudi opens at Dominique Lévy

77th Street

E. “Gianni Piacentino: Works 1965-2013” opens at Michael Werner

82nd Street

F. Sergej Jensen opens at Galerie Buchholz


Varick Street

A. “Federico Cattaneo: Recent Works” opens at Geary

Wooster Street

B. “Gardar Eide Einarsson: FREEDOM, MOTHERFUCKER. DO YOU SPEAK IT?” opens at Team Gallery

Grand Street

C. “Robert Janitz: Kerckhoffs’ Principle” opens at Team Gallery

D. “Silvia Bächli: further.evolves.” opens at Peter Freeman

Mercer Street

E. “Bruce Dorfman: Recent Work” opens at June Kelly Gallery

Broome Street

F. Alicia McCarthy opens at Jack Hanley Gallery

G. “Clara Broermann: Headpaintings // Kopfbilder” opens at Nicelle Beauchene Gallery

H. “Javier Calleja” opens at Castor Gallery

Orchard Street

I. “Chip Hughes: Lovers among Lilacs” opens at Kerry Schuss

J. “The Line Between: Ben Morea Paintings of The Early ’90s” opens at 33 Orchard

9th Street

K. “Martha Cooper, John Ahearn: Kids” opens at Dorian Grey Gallery


Friday, September 11th


Eldridge Street

A. Clifford Owens opens at INVISIBLE-EXPORTS

Lispenard Street

B. Cassie Griffin opens at Patrick Parrish Gallery


C. “Richard Long: Crescent to Cross” opens at Sperone Westwater

Vandam Street

D.  “Laurel Sparks: Rubedo” opens at Kate Werble Gallery

13th Street

E. Uman, Willa Nasatir, Matt Damhave, and Silvianna Goldsmith open at White Columns

25th Street

F. “Chuck Close: Recent Work” opens at Pace Gallery

26th Street

G. “Jack Early’s Life Story in Just Under 20 Minutes” opens at Fergus McCaffrey

Madison Avenue

H. “Franz West: Möbelskulpturen/Furniture Works” opens at Gagosian Gallery


North 9th Street

A. “Jane Fine: Contents Under Pressure,” “Scape-ism,” and “Aldo Tambellini: Atlantic In Brooklyn (1971-72)” open at Pierogi

Ten Eyck Street

B. Xiao Fu and Justin Cooper open at Storefront Ten Eyck

Johnson Street

C. “Andrew Ross: Dog Chases Rabbit” opens at SIGNAL

Ingraham Street

D. “Craig Drennen: New Mistress vs. Old Athenians” and “Maker Marks,” curated by Alex Gingrow and Michael Scoggins, open at Temporary Storage

Bogart Street

E. Richard Garrison opens at Robert Henry Contemporary; “Elana Herzog: SHIFT: The Angle Of History” opens at STUDI0; Alicia Gibson, Mandy Lyn Perez, Karen Schwartz, and Agatha Wojciechowsky opens at Life on Mars; “Fanny Allié, Nora Maite Nieves, and Courtney Puckett: Where the Heart is” opens at Fresh Window; “Dan Voinea: Absently Yours” opens at Slag Gallery; “Jesse Harrod: Low Ropes Course” opens at NURTUREart Gallery; “Really, Socialism!?,” with works by Yevgeniy Fiks, among others, opens at Momenta Art

Cook Street

F. “Jane Harris, Alex Paik, Gelah Penn: Seeing Sound” opens at ODETTA


Saturday, September 12th


Hudson Street

A. “Radamés ‘Juni’ Figueroa: Current Times, Savage Times” and “Daniele Genadry: Missing Real” open at Taymour Grahne

Rivington Street

B. “Jessica Sanders: Ambiguous Warmth” opens at KANSAS

Mercer Street

C. “Kelly Heaton: Pollination” opens at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts


D. “Taylor McKimens: Stoic Youth” opens at The Hole

E. “Anna K.E.: Teen Factory” opens at Simone Subal Gallery

Broome Street

F. “Samara Golden: A Fall of Corners” opens at CANADA

G. Magdalena Abakanowicz opens at Marlborough

H. Clement Siatous Sagren opens at Simon Preston

Forsyth Street

I. “Chris Hood: Slow Drag in Margaritaville” and Magalie Guérin open at Lyles & King

Delancey Street

J. Marcel Eichner opens at James Fuentes

K. Edward Cabral and “Ernst Ludwig Kirchner & Danny McDonald: Emotional Ornament” open at D’agostino & Fiore

Eldridge Street

L. “Megan Cump: ATOMS / STONES” opens at Station Independent Projects

M. Zak Prekop opens at Essex Street

Grand Street

N. “Scott Lyall: Black Glass” opens at Miguel Abreu Gallery

O. “Artie Vierkant: AN ON MO SA NS” opens at Feuer/Mesler

Orchard Street

P. Dan Shaw-Town opens at ROOM EAST

Q. “Artie Vierkant: Image Objects” opens at Mesler/Feuer

Ludlow Street

R. Thomas Lawson opens at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery

S. “Hanneline Røgeberg: Off the Bone” opens at Blackston

Hester Street

T. “Morgane Tschiember: Almost a Kiss” opens at Tracy Williams Ltd.

Norfolk Street

U. Zachary Leener and Anne Neukamp open at Lisa Cooley

V. Caitlin Keogh opens at Maryam Nassir Zadeh, presented by Lisa Cooley

Suffolk Street

W. Dan Herschlein The Enthusiast opens at JTT

Stanton Street

X. “Rainer Ganahl: Artists - Recent Photographs from My S/L Series” opens at Kai Matsumiya

Madison Street

Y. “Leah Beeferman: Strong Force” opens at Rawson Projects

Spring Street

Z. Onde de Choc opens at gallery nine 5


17th Street

A. “Two Serious Ladies: Peggy Ahwesh and Jennifer Montgomery” opens at Murray Guy

19th Street

B. Wang Dongling opens at Chambers Fine Art

21st Street

C. Liz Glynn and “The Xerox Book,” with works by Carl Andre, Robert Barry, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Kosuth, Sol LeWitt, Robert Morris, Lawrence Weiner open at Paula Cooper Gallery

22nd Street

D. “Kunié Sugiura: Chance and Fate: Photographic Sculpture and Installations” opens at Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects

24th Street

E. “José Parlá: Surface Body / Action Space” opens at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery

25th Street

F. “War Games” and “Stanya Kahn: Die Laughing” open at Marlborough

27th Street

G. “Joseph Raffael: Moving Toward the Light” opens at Nancy Hoffman Gallery


Sunday, September 13th


Great Jones Street

A. Rudolf Stingel and Marianne Vitale open at KARMA

Houston Street

B. “A.K. Burns: Negative Space” opens at PARTICIPANT INC

Allen Street

C. #mycasualacquaintance opens at Launch F18

Eldridge Street

D. “Barbara Hammer: Lesbian Whale: Early Drawings and Paintings” opens at Company

Chrystie Street

E. Ben Morgan-Cleveland opens at Eli Ping Frances Perkins

Orchard Street

F. Tema Stauffer Paterson opens at Sasha Wolf Gallery

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