Georgia O’Keeffe "To See Takes Time", ends 12 Aug
Best known for her flower paintings, O’Keeffe (1887-1986) also made extraordinary series of works in charcoal, pencil, watercolor, and pastel. This exhibition offers a rare glimpse of the artist’s working methods and invites us to take time to look.
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Richard Avedon: MURALS, ends 31 October
For me galleries 851 and 691-693 are the beating heart of the Met. They are mostly dedicated to photography, but the range of images, styles and techniques is breath-taking. Avedon's huge prints put the viewer seemingly in the crowd of '60s and '70s influencers, but they are elevated above your head, making you the child interloping at your parents' cocktail party.
Pi and Other Delights: the Mathematical Art of David Reimann
Mathematician and artist David Reimann invites the viewer to ponder the concept of number. Reimann’s artwork Pi celebrates the famous mathematical constant by connecting pi, the circle, and its non-terminating decimal expansion. The pieces in the ensemble One to One Hundred, as well as several others in the exhibition, are part of an ongoing series of artworks expressing numbers as a geometric arrangement of identical simple visual el
If you haven't been yet then you must. This gem of a museum with a handy midtown location regularly changes their small but delightful exhibitions. And the best part is that there are limited tickets for free entry on Friday evenings. Sign up on the previous Friday morning.
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The Whitney has brought together an impressive collection of Hopper's iconic images of New York City. Well worth a visit but be quick - ends Sunday, 5th March.
Edward Hopper’s New York | Whitney Museum of American Art
Standard entrance is pricey at $25 for adults (free for 18 yo and younger) but the Whitney offers Pay-What-You-Wish admission each Friday from 7–10 pm. Many big companies offer their employees free or discounted entry so check with your Cultural Benefits contact.