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Craving art? Gallerist Meredith Rosen has picked the top art exhibitions of the week in NYC. Remember to CRAVE what excites you to keep track and spread buzz. RATE it once you’ve seen it. 

The AIPAD Photography Show at the Park Ave Armory Show through April 13


Valentina Liernur: Corruzione at Reena Spaulings through May 4


Vik Muniz: Album at at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. through May 10


Rochelle Feinstein: Love Vibe at On Stellar Rays through May 11


Warhol: Jackie at Blain Di Donna through May 17


Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963 – 2010 at the Museum of Modern Art through August 3


Swoon: Submerged Motherlands at the Brooklyn Museum through August 24



If you’re craving culture in NYC, this is a great week for you. From Daniel Radcliffe on Broadway to Ai Weiwei at the Brooklyn Museum, there are some great new options. CRAVE what excites you to keep track and spread word of mouth. RATE it once you’ve been.

Friday, April 11

The Paley Center presents a star-studded sneak peek at FX’s highly anticipated original TV adaptation of the Coen brothers’ Oscar-winning film, Fargo, Friday in Fargo. TV. Yah?

Craving dance? See Stephen Petronio Company at the Joyce through Sunday evening or Trisha Brown Dance Company at New York Live Arts through Sunday.

If you’re craving photography, head to the Park Avenue Armory for the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) show. More than 75 leading photography galleries are represented; photos will be from 19th century through today.

Friday through Sunday, see what DJ Spooky created during a two-month residency at the Seoul Institute of the Arts. Seoul Counterpoint & Heavenly Code is an audio/visual anthropology, which includes traditional Korean elements and computer-generated visuals. It’s at La MaMa. 

Saturday, April 12

Learn about home brewing at the Pride of Brewing Homebrew Festival at Littlefield in Brooklyn.

Daniel Radcliffe, of Harry Potter fame, is Cripple Billy in The Cripple of Inishmaan on Broadway starting Saturday.

Sunday, April 13

Sunday or Monday, head to the Guggenheim to see the world premiere of NYC Ballet dancers performing excerpts of choreographer Justin Peck’s newest work with a score by singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens.

See one of this week’s new movies. Options include Dancing in Jaffa about a renowned ballroom speaker who returns to Jaffa to teach ballroom dancing to Jewish and Palestinian Israeli children; Draft Day — a football movie with Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner; and Hateship Loveship, about a teenager who orchestrates a romance between her nanny (Kristen Wiig) and her father.  

Monday, April 14

Starting Monday, see Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It features 160 sculptures, including large-scale stone sculptures, terracottas, and bronzes.

Here Lies Love — a musical about Imelda Marcos — is coming back to the Public Theater, starting on Monday. The music is by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim.

Tuesday, April 15

Learn about Brooklyn’s hip-hop roots and future at BRIC House on Tuesday evening. Meet Hip Hop Festival producer Wes Jackson, Black Star co-founder Talib Kweli, and author/filmmaker Nelson George.

Fuerza Bruta (the Argentinean-founded multi-sensory spectacular) presents Wayra starting on Tuesday at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

Wednesday, April 16

If you miss seeing Tracy Jordan on 30 Rock (we know we do!), head to the 92nd Street Y, where you can see him in conversation with comedian and TV writer Hannibal Buress.

Thursday, April 17

Thursday is a great day for art. Promising openings include Julian Schnabel: View of Dawn in the Tropics at the Gagosian Gallery on W. 24th Street and Richard Wentworth: Notes to Self at Peter Freeman on Grand Street.

Friday, April 18

Starting Friday, see Ai Weiwei: According to What? at the Brooklyn Museum. It features more than 30 works by the Chinese artist spanning more than 20 years.

Craving art? Gallerist Meredith Rosen – who is opening a new exhibition this weekend at her downtown gallery – recommends the top NYC art of the week ahead. CRAVE what excites you to keep track and spread word of mouth. Rate events once you’ve seen them.

Rose Marcus at Eli Ping Gallery through April 6


Dove Allouche: Three Seconds at Peter Freeman Gallery through April 12


Sarah Jones at Anton Kern Gallery through April 26


Are Your Motives Pure? Raymond Pettibon: Surfers 1987 – 2012 at Venus Over Manhattan through May 17


Robert Longo at Metro Pictures through May 23


Sigmar Polke: Early Works on Paper at Michael Werner Gallery through June 7


It’s a great week in NYC for culture cravers. Optins range from a new Museum of Natural History exhibit on flying dinosaurs to a look back at Frederick Douglass’s seminal Pictures and Progress Lecture with Sarah Lewis, Carrie Mae Weems, and Jose Rivera. CRAVE the events that excite you to keept track and spread word of mouth. RATE them once you’ve seen them. 


Kids 4+ (and their grown ups) should head to the New Victory starting today to see Bello Mania — an athletic, inventive clown, who delivers wacky antics and daredevil tricks.


Millions of years ago, the skies were ruled by pterosaurs, the first animals with backbones to fly under their own power. In the new exhibition Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs at the Museum of Natural History, see rare fossils and life-size models that bring these ancient animals to life.

The Tribeca Film Festival starts on April 16. Get a sneak peek on Saturday at 3 PM at the Apple Store in SoHo, when six TFF directors chat about their films and debut clips and trailers.

Rodgers and Hammerstein teamed up to make a long list of musical hits. Guest artistic director, writer, and host Ted Chapin joins vocalists to share an insider’s perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the duo’s families at the 92nd Street Y.

See the young, inventive PigPen Theatre Co.’s mix of folk storytelling, puppetry, clever staging, and live music at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Saturday night.

Miley Cyrus is performing at the Barclays Center on Saturday night!


See one of this weekend’s new movies. Options include Captain America: The Winter SoldierIsland of Lemurs: Madagascar (a documentary about nature’s great explorers narrated by Morgan Freeman), and Alan Partridge with Steve Coogan.


Explore the Business of Bitcoin at Inside Bitcoins. More than 90 speakers and participants from 26 countries will participate in this exhibition on the mysterious new digital currency at the Javits Center on Monday and Tuesday.

On Monday, learn about Frederick Douglass’ seminal lecture Pictures and Progress at Joe’s Pub from cultural historian and curator Sarah Lewis. Then get a modern perspective on the social reformer and statesman from playwright and screenwriter Jose Rivera and photographer and visual artist Carrie Mae Weems.

Real-life couple Megan Mullally (“Will & Grace”) and Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation”) star together in the new off-Broadway play Annapurna (which starts April 13). On Monday, they’ll be at the 92nd Street Y with playwright Sharr White, talking about staying together, onstage and off.


Tuesday through Sunday, head to New York Live Arts to see Trisha Brown Dance Company’s eagerly anticipated reconstruction of Son of Gone Fishin.


On Wednesday, see Chang-rae Lee, the author of Native Speaker, which won the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for first fiction and The Surrendered, which was shortlisted for the Pulitzer. He’s speaking as part of BAM’s Eat Drink and Be Literary Series.


More than 75 of the world’s leading photography art galleries will present a wide range of museum-quality work in the AIPAD Photography Show at the park Avenue Armory from Thursday through Sunday. It will include contemporary, modern, and nineteenth-century photographs, as well as photo-based art, video, and new media.


Friday through Sunday, see what DJ Spooky created during a two-month residency at the Seoul Institute of the Arts. Seoul Counterpoint & Heavenly Code is an audio/visual anthropology, which includes traditional Korean elements and computer-generated visuals. It’s at La MaMa. 

If you’re craving art, there are a ton of amazing options in NYC this week. Gallerist Meredith Rosen — who has an exhibition opening next weekend at her own Lower East Side Gallery — shares her top picks of the week. Remember to CRAVE the exhibitions that excite you to spread word of mouth (and keep track). RATE them once you’ve seen them. 

William Powhida at Postmasters Gallery through April 19

Korakrit Arunanondchai at MoMA PS1 through May 25

Michel Majerus at three of the Matthew Marks Gallery spaces (522526, and 502 W. 22nd Street) through April 19

Luther Price: The Years Made Flies at Participant Inc. through April 13

Damian Loeb: Sol-d at Acquavella Galleries through April 11