Elizabeth Peyton, Michelle Obama, 2008. (Courtesy the artist and Gavin Brown's Enterprise)
(Courtesy David Zwirner)
Mathieu Malouf, Landscape and Instinct, 2012. (Courtesy the artist and Real Fine Arts)
Sara VanDerBeek, Roman Women, 2013. (Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures)
Wolfgang Tillmans, Schneckenstilleben, 2004. (Courtesy the artist and Andrea Rosen Gallery)
Paul McCarthy, White Snow Dwarf (Bashful), 2011. (Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth)
Julie Mehretu, Bayreuth, 2010. (Courtesy the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery)
Cecily Brown, Shadow Burn, 2005–06. (Courtesy the artist and Gagosian Gallery)
Amy Yao, Promotional Image, 2013. (Courtesy the artist and 47 Canal)
Spring is less than a week away, and it is shaping up to be a very fine one in New York’s galleries. Plenty of esteemed giants are on tap in the coming months (Paul McCarthy at Park Avenue Armory and both Hauser & Wirth locations, Wolfgang Tillmans at Andrea Rosen), and so too are exciting debuts from young artists, like Justin Matherly at Paula Cooper Gallery and Sara VanDerBeek at Metro Pictures.
Click the slide show at left to take a look at 10 hotly anticipated shows.