For those who love the vibrant art scene of Bushwick and its younger sister in Queens, Ridgewood, it is a good time to venture through the area’s galleries to see a wide range of work that is sure to inspire and provoke conversation. These are seven shows that are worth a look.
Matthew Miller’s portraits against a black void have attracted a solid following in the past few years. Several New York critics, who seldom agree with each other, have all written with gushing admiration. The openings this month for Miller’s twin shows at Pocket Utopia ad C G Boerner were packed and crowded.
Even with New York City’s constantly-full calendar of art events, this weekend is packed with shows, activities and sights for the whole family to enjoy. Check out the Festival of New Ideas around the New Museum, plus their Condo show ending this weekend, and see a new public sculpture by sculptor Jaume Plensa.