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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.

Art Destination: Erik Sommer's Concrete Car

Art Destination: Erik Sommer's Concrete Car

A not-to-miss art installation in a shipping container in Brooklyn.

Broken Chairs and Floating Trash: 4 Mysterious Summer Artworks

Broken Chairs and Floating Trash: 4 Mysterious Summer Artworks

Hiding in the Lower East Side are 4 magical artworks in two different group shows that are even more surprising with closer inspection.

Henrique Oliveira's Devir: An Invasive Sculpture

Henrique Oliveira's Devir: An Invasive Sculpture

One of artist Henrique Oliveira's massive organic sculptures has FINALLY sprouted in New York City.

Breaking Technology: Walead Beshty's New Sculpture

Breaking Technology: Walead Beshty's New Sculpture

LA artist Walead Beshty's destructively perfect show "Open Source" includes a full range of misused technology.

Matt Hoyt's Chrysalis: Evidence of Time

Matt Hoyt's Chrysalis: Evidence of Time

Matt Hoyt is famous for tiny sculptures and his newest works take a risky turn for an artist famous for small: they’re slightly bigger.

Tara Donovan: Vertical Poetry

Tara Donovan: Vertical Poetry

Wall sculptures composed of THOUSANDS of white styrene cards that are individually stacked, glued, and rotated 90 degrees.

On Pins: Elliott Hundley’s Epic Collages

On Pins: Elliott Hundley’s Epic Collages

A look at Elliott Hundley’s manically overwhelming collages, which extend so far off the canvas that they’re rightfully called “sculptures”.

This is Wood: The Sculpture of Matt Johnson

This is Wood: The Sculpture of Matt Johnson

Everyday mundane objects that are all 100% carved and painted wood.

2016 Year in Review: Unframed

2016 Year in Review: Unframed

We take a look back at the 12 incredible exhibitions we featured in our Unframed column.

Crushed Harmony: The Sculpture of Carol Bove

Crushed Harmony: The Sculpture of Carol Bove

Carol Bove debuts equally magical, but significantly heavier sculpture than years past, with that same unbelievable sense of balance.

Robotic Reflection: The Art of Random International

Robotic Reflection: The Art of Random International

An exhibition of interactive objects that push the boundary of art & technology.

Round: The Sculpture of Lars Fisk

Round: The Sculpture of Lars Fisk

Sculptural balls that are made from the actual material that they reference.

The Keeper: An Exhibition of Precious Trash

The Keeper: An Exhibition of Precious Trash

Both wondrous and dark, "The Keeper" is a powerful exhibition that is a collection of collections.

A 55,000-Square-Foot Fun House: The Art of Martin Creed

A 55,000-Square-Foot Fun House: The Art of Martin Creed

Art that will make you smile, roll your eyes, and appreciate the pointless joy of art that doesn’t need a reason.

Eye Contact: Jordan Wolfson’s High-Tech Sculpture

Eye Contact: Jordan Wolfson’s High-Tech Sculpture

Jordan Wolfson's loud, violent, and eye-contact-making robotic marionette is simultaneously confusing and yet completely inescapable.