From the celebration of a rule-breaking avant-garde cellist to an eerie exploration of abandoned movie theaters, here’s everything to check out in your neighborhood this week.
NYC: A Feast of Astonishments, Charlotte Moorman
This new exhibit at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery explores the work of avant-garde musician/artist Charlotte Moorman, whose portfolio includes cellos made of ice, electronic bikinis, and topless performances. We highly recommend checking it out.
Where: Grey Art Gallery, New York University, 100 Washington Square East.
When: Through December 10th.
LA: Electric Earth, Doug Aitken
From mirrors to video to neon signage, this avant-garde artist knows no bounds. Check out Doug Aitken’s new exhibit at the MOCA, a reflection upon our ever-mobile, ever-changing, image-based contemporary condition.
Where: MOCA Geffen Contemporary, 152 N. Central Ave.
When: September 10th – January 15th, 2017.
In his first-ever U.S. exhibition, Japanese photographer Hitoshi Sugimoto explores the ethereal spaces of abandoned movie theaters.
Where: Fraenkel Gallery | 49 Geary Street, 4th Floor
When: September 10th – October 22nd.