10 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before December 22

Photographers Inez and Vinoodh will sign copies of their book, Pretty Much Everything, which, as they titled implies, includes pretty much everything they've done together. —Michael H. Miller
Gagosian Shop, 976 Madison Avenue, New York, 5-6 p.m., RSVPinezandvinoodh@gagosian.com
Film works by the estimable, pseudonymous Lutz Bacher will be screened as part of the "Migrating Forms" festival at BAM. Alex Zachary, director of Chelsea's Greene Naftali gallery, which represents Ms. Bacher, will provide an introduction. These works are little-known and little-seen. You'd be crazy to miss it. —Andrew Russeth
Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $13/$8 members/$9 students and seniors
A series of Arte Povera sculptures by Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, originally exhibited in his Turin studio, will go on view in the gallery's Brooklyn branch. —Zoë Lescaze
Luhring Augustine, 25 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, 5-7 p.m.
The Museum of Modern Art will screen Martin Scorcese's new film, The Wolf of Wall Street, as part of its "The Contenders 2013" series. —M.H.M.
MoMA, Theater 1, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, 7 p.m., tickets here
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It's been more than three years since the German-born painter's last show at Canada, a two-person outing with Elena Pankova in early 2010. Always nice to catch up with what Ms. Weyer is up to. —A.R.
Canada, 333 Broome Street, New York, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Just talked to someone who saw this recently and she said it was pretty great. I guess you could say they've been having a "moment" since there is also a show at Lehmann Maupin. So if you're a bandwagon person get on that bandwagon! — D.D.
Artists Space Books & Talks Space, 55 Walker Street, New York, 7 p.m.
Ricco/Maresca Gallery, known for serving up shows of self-taught and "outsider" artists, is presenting work by Martin Thompson, a New Zealand-born draftsman who suffers from a mental condition that makes "subtle codes of social behavior both difficult and stressful." His geometric drawings, which he creates using marker on graph paper, will be shown in pairs. —Z.L.
Ricco/Maresca, 529 West 20th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, 6-8 p.m.
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The intrepid young photographer will sign copies of his latest book, Windows, Mirrors, Tabletops, which is out now on London's Mörel Books imprint. This thing sounds handsome: 238 pages, 20 by 25 centimeters (that's about 7.87 by 9.84 inches), hardcover, edition of 1,000. —A.R.
Printed Matter, 195 10th Avenue, New York, 6–8 p.m.
'Tis the season for supporting venerable culture institutions. Go be merry; these young fellows parties can be quite a time. —Z.L.
Morgan Library, 225 Madison Avenue, New York, 7:30-10:30 p.m., $125-$175

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16

Book Signing: Inez and Vinoodh Book Signing at Gagosian Shop
Photographers Inez and Vinoodh will sign copies of their book, Pretty Much Everything, which, as they titled implies, includes pretty much everything they’ve done together. —Michael H. Miller
Gagosian Shop, 976 Madison Avenue, New York, 5-6 p.m., RSVPinezandvinoodh@gagosian.com

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17

Screening: Lutz Bacher Program at BAM
Film works by the estimable, pseudonymous Lutz Bacher will be screened as part of the “Migrating Forms” festival at BAM. Alex Zachary, director of Chelsea’s Greene Naftali gallery, which represents Ms. Bacher, will provide an introduction. These works are little-known and little-seen. You’d be crazy to miss it. —Andrew Russeth
Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $13/$8 members/$9 students and seniors

Opening: Michelangelo Pistoletto, “The Minus Objects 1965-1966” at Luhring Augustine Bushwick
A series of Arte Povera sculptures by Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, originally exhibited in his Turin studio, will go on view in the gallery’s Brooklyn branch. —Zoë Lescaze
Luhring Augustine, 25 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, 5-7 p.m.

Opening/Book Launch: Chris Martin at Karma
“What’s shaking at Karma right now?” people often ask me. The answer, this week is a book launch and show of work by Chris Martin. Hey now why not check that out? —Dan Duray
Karma, 39 Great Jones Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

THURSDAY, DECECEMBER 19

Screening: The Wolf of Wall Street at MoMA
The Museum of Modern Art will screen Martin Scorcese’s new film, The Wolf of Wall Street, as part of its “The Contenders 2013” series. —M.H.M.
MoMA, Theater 1, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, 7 p.m., tickets here

Opening: “Anke Weyer: Du” at Canada
It’s been more than three years since the German-born painter’s last show at Canada, a two-person outing with Elena Pankova in early 2010. Always nice to catch up with what Ms. Weyer is up to. —A.R.
Canada, 333 Broome Street, New York, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Screening: “Kids of Survival: The Art and Life of Tim Rollins & K.O.S”
introduction by Tim Rollins & Rick Savinon at Artists Space (Books &
Talks)
Just talked to someone who saw this recently and she said it was pretty great. I guess you could say they’ve been having a “moment” since there is also a show at Lehmann Maupin. So if you’re a bandwagon person get on that bandwagon! — D.D.
Artists Space Books & Talks Space, 55 Walker Street, New York, 7 p.m.

Opening: “Martin Thompson: Positive/Negative” at Ricco/Maresca Gallery
Ricco/Maresca Gallery, known for serving up shows of self-taught and “outsider” artists, is presenting work by Martin Thompson, a New Zealand-born draftsman who suffers from a mental condition that makes “subtle codes of social behavior both difficult and stressful.” His geometric drawings, which he creates using marker on graph paper, will be shown in pairs. —Z.L.
Ricco/Maresca, 529 West 20th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, 6-8 p.m.

Book Signing: Lucas Blalock at Printed Matter
The intrepid young photographer will sign copies of his latest book, Windows, Mirrors, Tabletops, which is out now on London’s Mörel Books imprint. This thing sounds handsome: 238 pages, 20 by 25 centimeters (that’s about 7.87 by 9.84 inches), hardcover, edition of 1,000. —A.R.
Printed Matter, 195 10th Avenue, New York, 6–8 p.m.

Benefit: “A Winter’s Eve in Mr. Morgan’s Library”
‘Tis the season for supporting venerable culture institutions. Go be merry; these young fellows parties can be quite a time. —Z.L.
Morgan Library, 225 Madison Avenue, New York, 7:30-10:30 p.m., $125-$175

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