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Every month our resident art expert, David Behringer, searches for the best of what’s happening in modern art in New York City galleries. He seeks the best exhibitions and shows that most of us wouldn’t even know existed, and shares an up close and personal view of the artists and their work.

Splitting Daylight: Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Photographs of Color

Splitting Daylight: Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Photographs of Color

Famed photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto presents new colorful photographs of refracted sunlight alongside the massive prism that was used in their creation.

Tara Donovan's CD Stacks Are Ethereal Material Bliss

Tara Donovan's CD Stacks Are Ethereal Material Bliss

Artist Tara Donovan presents new sculpture in "Stratagems" at Pace Gallery in New York that stacks hundreds of thousands of used CDs into spiraling translucent bliss.

Artist Vik Muniz Reconfigures Shredded Cash

Artist Vik Muniz Reconfigures Shredded Cash

Vik Muniz newest work collages shredded US currency into iconic American images at a larger-than-life scale at Sikkema Jenkins & Co on Manhattan's west side.

Frank Stella's Psychedelic Sculptures Land in New York

Frank Stella's Psychedelic Sculptures Land in New York

Frank Stella presents Recent Sculpture at Jeffrey Deitch Gallery in New York, that shifts in color, towers tall, and appears to defy gravity.

Thousands of Brushstrokes: Antonio Santín's New Rug Paintings

Thousands of Brushstrokes: Antonio Santín's New Rug Paintings

Artist Antonio Santín, whose work is on view in New York now, creates unbelievable hyperreal paintings of ornate rugs that appear to fold in 3D space.

Delcy Morelos Conjures a Sacred Experience With Soil

Delcy Morelos Conjures a Sacred Experience With Soil

A massive ziggurat-like structure of dirt seems to levitate off the floor in New York City, offering a profoundly sacred connection with soil, light, scent, and time.

2023 Year in Review: Unframed

2023 Year in Review: Unframed

If you missed out on this year's new and now of the NYC art scene or you're looking to revisit your favorite posts, browse everything our Unframed art column showcased in 2023.

Abelardo Morell Invites You to Stand in the Shadow of Monet

Abelardo Morell Invites You to Stand in the Shadow of Monet

Abelardo Morell presents new tent-camera photographs that capture the ground and the view from legendary Impressionist locations that inspired Monet and Van Gogh.

Solid Lightning: Ugo Rondinone's Stunning New Sculpture

Solid Lightning: Ugo Rondinone's Stunning New Sculpture

Ugo Rondinone's 20-foot lightning sculptures aren't what they first appear to be. This surreal, joyous, and surprising new exhibition is on view at Gladstone Gallery in New York.

Beautiful Glitches: Jacob Hashimoto's New

Beautiful Glitches: Jacob Hashimoto's New "Kite" Works

Artist Jacob Hashimoto presents 11 new visually electric sculptures in New York, made from his signature paper "kites" that shift with every step.

2 Exciting Outdoor Artworks in New York This Summer

2 Exciting Outdoor Artworks in New York This Summer

These two amazing site-specific sculptures – from Nicholas Galanin and Pamela Rosenkranz – in New York City are worth planning your weekend around.

4 Must-See Art Exhibitions in New York This Summer

4 Must-See Art Exhibitions in New York This Summer

The top 4 art exhibitions in New York galleries this summer include ceramics by Doyle Lane, paintings by Evian Wenyi Zhang, glass sculpture by Ann Veronica Janssens, and drawings by Harry Gould Harvey IV.

Yayoi Kusama's Current Exhibition Offers a New Infinity

Yayoi Kusama's Current Exhibition Offers a New Infinity

Yayoi Kusama presents a new Infinity Mirror Room, warped pumpkin walls, and psychedelic paintings at David Zwirner Gallery in New York.

Bending Perception: Surprising New Sculptures by Fred Eversley

Bending Perception: Surprising New Sculptures by Fred Eversley

Artist Fred Eversley's newest body of work sparks to life in New York, with incredible surprises when other viewers enter the room.

Gerhard Richter Surprises the Art World Again

Gerhard Richter Surprises the Art World Again

Gerhard Richter presents his "final paintings" at David Zwirner Gallery in New York, but the end is just the beginning. This surprising exhibition continues beyond his retirement.