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Its all ways great to me but current works up at The Rubin Museum are the bestest best imho.....
Great floor titled "Remember You Too Shall Die", another floor has Bohme and Welling books, juicy one's w/ the amazing hand painted illustrations.
Also its free from Fridays 7-10pm.
For the parents out there, this looks fun:
Socrates Sculpture Park and The Noguchi Museum present...
KITE FLIGHT: DIY & FLY
Seventh Annual Kite Making Workshop
Sunday, April 25, 2010 / 11AM-2PM
Free! / Rain or Shine
This free hands-on workshop will take place at Socrates Sculpture Park and welcomes children of all ages to build and decorate a kite out of recycled materials, and then fly it in the park. Advance registration is not required, but space is limited, so come early! The workshop is free and all materials and supplies will be provided.
Socrates Sculpture Park is open 365 days a year from 10am to sunset and is located at the intersection of Broadway and Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City.
By subway, take the N train to Broadway (Queens). Walk 8 blocks west on Broadway to the intersection of Vernon Boulevard.
Delusional Downtown Divas. Created by Lena Dunham, Carroll Dunham and Laurie Simmon's daughter and artist in her own right, a filmmaker and writer. You need to watch a few to get the real idea. Pretty funny IMHO.
"Trim" and Other Works: 1967-2010
May 5 - June 26, 2010
Reception for the artist:
Wednesday, May 5, 6-8 pm
Three Artists Talk About Jim Nutt:
Steve DiBenedetto, David Humphrey, and Alexi Worth
Saturday, May 8, 2 pm
David Nolan Gallery
FINAL SHOW AT ABC NO RIO?
Remember ABC No Rio, the Lower East Side collective and exhibition space that got its start by taking over a long-vacant Delancey Street storefront and mounting the "Real Estate Show" in 1980? Well, the ABC No Rio tenement at 156 Rivington Street is about to be disassembled, brick-by-brick -- to prepare the way for the construction of a new $4.5 million "green" art facility on the site.
In the meantime, ABC No Rio is mounting its final building-wide exhibition, "ABC No Rio’s Ides of March," Mar. 19-Apr. 9, 2002, featuring works by 50 artists on all four floors. Participants range from Cesar Arredondo, Fabian Berenbau, Doris Cacoilo and Kevin Caplicki to Vydavy Sindikat, Carol Warner and the Z Collective -- as well a handful of the original founders, including Rebecca Howland and Alan Moore.