MONDAY, MARCH 24
Opening: “Julian Schnabel: Flag Paintings” at Karma
The one and only Julian Schnabel will show a new body of work, paintings that he makes by working on flags with ink, gesso and spray paint. Sounds like handsome stuff. —Andrew Russeth
Karma, 39 Great Jones Street, New York, 6–8 p.m.
THURSDAY, MARCH 27
Performance: Liz Magic Laser, “Bystander” at The Kitchen
Liz Magic Laser, who laid bare the inner workings of The Armory Show at the 2013 edition of the fair, is taking on news media in a new performance. “Professional newscasters, including NY1’s Roger Clark, former WWOR-TV reporter Maria Trice and former KEYT-TV weatherman Jon Wright, will perform 2014 news highlights,” which will be “interwoven with the personal stories of New Yorkers collected from nearly a hundred interviews.” —Zoë Lescaze
The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street, New York, 8 p.m., $15, (through March 29)
Opening: Matthias Bitzer, “Saturnine Swing” at Marianne Boesky Gallery
For his debut, two-venue show at the gallery, which he joined last year, German artist Matthias Bitzer will present sculptures, paintings, drawings and installations that allude to Emily Dickinson and Deleuze & Guattari. —Z.L.
Marianne Boesky, 118 East 64th Street, New York, 4-7 p.m. and 509 West 24th Street, 6-8 p.m.
Panel: “The Future Is History: Feminist Legacies in Contemporary Art” at the Brooklyn Museum
Female art historians, artists and activists will discuss the impact of feminism on contemporary art on a panel moderated by Daria Dorosh, artist and co-founder of A.I.R. Gallery. (Pictured, a photograph by panelist Leah DeVun.) —Z.L.
The Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, 7 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 28
Brad Kahlhamer, “Fort Gotham Girls + Boys Club” at Jack Shainman
Brad Kahlhamer will have his second solo show at the gallery. —Michael H. Miller
Jack Shainman, 513 West 20th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 29
Lecture: Alexander Dumbadze on Jack Goldstein at Cabinet
Art historian Alexander Dumbadze, the author of last year’s illuminating and succinct Bas Jan Ader: Death Is Elsewhere, will present a lecture on his research on the art of the storied artist Jack Goldstein, who is the subject of his next book. (Pictured is an untitled painting from 1981 by Goldstein.) —A.R.
Cabinet, 300 Nevins Street, Brooklyn, 5:30–7 p.m.
Opening: Roland Allmeyer at Marlborough Broome Street
Marlborough’s Lower East Side outpost will present a solo exhibition by the painter Roland Allmeyer. —M.H.M.
Marlborough, 331 Broome Street, New York, 6 p.m.
Screening: Brice Dellsperger at Red Bull Studios
As part of their ongoing project at Red Bull Studios, Dis joins with Bjarne Melgaard to show videos by Brice Dellsperger that involve reenactments of “iconic cinematic moments from the films of various directors, including De Palma, Kubrick, Lynch, and Fassbinder.” French performer Jean-Luc Verna has been known to play dozens of characters in any given shoot. Should be a wild hour of video. —A.R.
Red Bull Studios, 220 West 18th Street, New York, 5–6 p.m.