New York is undoubtedly one of the world’s most artistic cities. If you are here, you are guaranteed to be amazed at all of the museums, galleries, places, art openings, and creative events this city is filled with. A wide variety of artworks by living artists, traditional art, large sculptures, modern prints, paintings by Old Masters, fine art photography, all types of visual art – everyone can find here something to their liking. The New York art scene is thriving! Plus, many of the world’s most important and renowned contemporary artists live and work here without ceasing to surprise and delight the audience. Want to visit some of the best New York art openings? Take advantage of the following guide we have prepared for you!
“Self Portraits (Fright Wigs)” by Andy Warhol
The “Self Portraits (Fright Wigs)” is a unique exhibition of five monumental pieces of canvas art from Andy Warhol’s final self-portrait series created during the last year of the artist’s life. These iconic paintings that place their author in the same category with many socialites, politicians, and celebrities are not in vain considered some of the best works by the world-famous American artist.
Where: Skarstedt Gallery, Chelsea
When: Until April 22, 2017
Paintings and sculptures by Sandro Chia
Marc Straus Gallery is honored to present a series of new oil paintings and large sculptures by a talented Italian artist Sandro Chia, whose lush and bold works were extremely popular in the 1980s. In fact, this exhibition is the painter’s first solo show in New York in the last ten years, which marks the return of the famous Neo-Expressionist to the world art scene.
Where: Marc Straus Gallery, Lower East Side
When: Until April 2, 2017
“Selected Early Works” by Mimmo Rotella
Mimmo Rotello was an Italian artist famous for his anti–Pop Art collage compositions created from torn advertising and commercial wall posters. He was a key figure in post-war European art. This new art installation that takes place in one of the leading New York contemporary art galleries represents an exhibition of early works created by the artist from 1953 to 1962.
Where: Gladstone 64, Lenox Hill
When: March 4 – April 15, 2017
“New Plate Paintings” by Julian Schnabel
The Pace Gallery is proud to present Julian Schnabel’s “New Plate Paintings” show inspired by the roses growing near Vincent Van Gogh’s grave in France. This new group of broken-plate paintings created by the renowned American painter and filmmaker celebrates Schnabel’s first solo exhibition since his return to the gallery.
Where: Pace Gallery, Chelsea
When: Until March 25, 2017
“Uptown” by Alice Neel
The “Uptown” is a worth seeing exhibition of artworks by Alice Neel, one of the most famous American figurative painters of the 20th century. This series of contemporary art paintings and drawings depicts Neel’s neighbors and several cultural and political figures of Upper Manhattan, where she lived for 50 years.
Where: David Zwirner, Chelsea
When: Until April 22, 2017