12 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before November 2

The photographer will sign copies of his At Zenith book, which features images of the sky that he snapped on 1978 road trip from Georgia to Tennessee. The photos are also on view in the gallery upstairs. —Andrew Russeth
Gagosian, 976 Madison Avenue, New York, 5–6 p.m.
Aperture's been killing it recently! Great issues, great new redesign! Why not go support them? Plus Albert Hammond, Jr. plays, whaaaaat. —Dan Duray

IAC HQ, 555 West 18th Street, New York, 7–11 p.m., tickets expensive
Aperture's been killing it recently! Great issues, great new redesign! Why not go support them? Plus Albert Hammond, Jr. plays, whaaaaat. —Dan Duray

IAC HQ, 555 West 18th Street, New York, 7–11 p.m., tickets expensive
Ms. Weiskopf's contribution to the ongoing "Brooklyn Utopias" exhibition series consists of an impressive sculpture some 120 feet long. It will be on view for the next 11 months, but why not see it early? —D.D.

Fourth Avenue between Third and Fourth Streets, Brooklyn
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Triple Canopy, along with Alanna Heiss, artist and dealer Margaret Lee and composer C. Spencer Yeh, will honor Brian O'Doherty at its fall benefit this Wednesday. —Michael H. Miller

Grand Harmony, 98 Mott Street, New York, $120, 7-9:30 p.m.
Irish artist Sean Scully, a recent addition to the gallery's roster, will present new abstract paintings for his debut show. —Zoë Lescaze

Cheim & Read, 547 West 25th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.
Irish artist Sean Scully, a recent addition to the gallery's roster, will present new abstract paintings for his debut show. —Zoë Lescaze

Cheim & Read, 547 West 25th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.
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Rue Blomet was the place to be in Paris in the 1920s, and Eykyn Maclean always puts on a great show. This looks very promising. —D.D.

Eykyn Maclean, 23 East 67th Street, Second Floor, New York, 6–8 p.m.
303 Gallery will present its first exhibition of work by Jacob Kassay. —M.H.M.

303 Gallery, 507 West 24th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.
I believe there's an opening party of some kind, but the important thing to know is that Performa begins on Friday. Find a few things you like at the website and then go to them! —D.D.
Just go to http://performa-arts.org/, all around the city, through Nov. 24
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This is a Liam Gillick and Louise Lawler collabo. Mr. Gillick (whose 2012 show at Kaplan is pictured) has the ceiling, Ms. Lawler the walls. The news release makes it sound like it will be a wild one. —A.R.

Casey Kaplan, 525 West 21st Street, New York, 6–8 p.m.
For his second solo show at Marks, Thomas Demand is presenting 19 images based on his cellphone photos. He also has the High Line billboard at the moment. —A.R.

Matthew Marks Gallery, 526 West 22nd Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.
There are, in my opinion, too few skeleton-centric fundraisers. Finally! El Museo is stepping up with a pleasingly morbid benefit that will feature "a dazzling artist-created altar by Yaocihuatzin, curated by chief curator of El Museo, Chus Martínez, a performance by Latin–fusion star Xenia Rubinos, music by DJ David Lipke and Kyra Caruso, a fabulous silent auction, and special holiday food and drink, including Pan de Muertos." —Z.L.

El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, 8 p.m., $150

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28

Signing: William Eggleston at the Gagosian Shop
The photographer will sign copies of his At Zenith book, which features images of the sky that he snapped on 1978 road trip from Georgia to Tennessee. The photos are also on view in the gallery upstairs. —Andrew Russeth
Gagosian, 976 Madison Avenue, New York, 5–6 p.m.

Party: Aperture Foundation Benefit & Auction
Aperture’s been killing it recently! Great issues, great new redesign! Why not go support them? Plus Albert Hammond, Jr. plays, whaaaaat. —Dan Duray
IAC HQ, 555 West 18th Street, New York, 7–11 p.m., tickets expensive

Opening: Emily Weiskopf’s Contribution to “Brooklyn Utopias”
Ms. Weiskopf’s contribution to the ongoing “Brooklyn Utopias” exhibition series consists of an impressive sculpture some 120 feet long. It will be on view for the next 11 months, but why not see it early? —D.D.
Fourth Avenue between Third and Fourth Streets, Brooklyn

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

Benefit: The Triple Canopy Fall Benefit at Grand Harmony
Triple Canopy, along with Alanna Heiss, artist and dealer Margaret Lee and composer C. Spencer Yeh, will honor Brian O’Doherty at its fall benefit this Wednesday. —Michael H. Miller
Grand Harmony, 98 Mott Street, New York, $120, 7-9:30 p.m.

Opening: Sean Scully, “Night and Day” at Cheim & Read
Irish artist Sean Scully, a recent addition to the gallery’s roster, will present new abstract paintings for his debut show. —Zoë Lescaze
Cheim & Read, 547 West 25th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

Opening: Olivier Mosset at The Kitchen
Olivier Mosset is bringing a bit of everything to The Kitchen: paintings, installations involving motorcycles, videos by him, films by other people and “performances by both New York art bands and Country Western groups from Mosset’s adopted home Tucson, Arizona.” —Z.L.
The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Opening: “Surrealism and the rue Blomet” at Eykyn Maclean
Rue Blomet was the place to be in Paris in the 1920s, and Eykyn Maclean always puts on a great show. This looks very promising. —D.D.
Eykyn Maclean, 23 East 67th Street, Second Floor, New York, 6–8 p.m.

Opening: Jacob Kassay at 303 Gallery
303 Gallery will present its first exhibition of work by Jacob Kassay. —M.H.M.
303 Gallery, 507 West 24th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

Opening: Performa 13
I believe there’s an opening party of some kind, but the important thing to know is that Performa begins on Friday. Find a few things you like at the website and then go to them! —D.D.
Just go to http://performa-arts.org/, all around the city, through Nov. 24

Opening: “November 1–December 21” at Casey Kaplan
This is a Liam Gillick and Louise Lawler collaboration. Mr. Gillick (whose 2012 show at Kaplan is pictured) has the ceiling, Ms. Lawler the walls. The news release makes it sound like it will be a wild one. —A.R.
Casey Kaplan, 525 West 21st Street, New York, 6–8 p.m.

Opening: “Thomas Demand: Dailies” at Matthew Marks
For his second solo show at Marks, Thomas Demand is presenting 19 images based on his cellphone photos. He also has the High Line billboard at the moment. —A.R.
Matthew Marks Gallery, 526 West 22nd Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

Benefit: Día de los Muertos at El Museo del Barrio
There are, in my opinion, too few skeleton-centric fundraisers. Finally! El Museo is stepping up with a pleasingly morbid benefit that will feature “a dazzling artist-created altar by Yaocihuatzin, curated by chief curator of El Museo, Chus Martínez, a performance by Latin–fusion star Xenia Rubinos, music by DJ David Lipke and Kyra Caruso, a fabulous silent auction, and special holiday food and drink, including Pan de Muertos.” —Z.L.
El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, 8 p.m., $150

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