TUESDAY, APRIL 8
Opening: Group Show, “Legs” at National Exemplar
Featuring Keith Sonnier, Justin Adian, Adam McEwen, Julia Benjamin and Hanneline Rogeberg. What’s not to like? —Dan Duray
National Exemplar, 381 Broadway, 6 to 8 p.m.
Book Launch: David Grubbs, “Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, the Sixties, and Sound Recording” at Issue Project Room
David Grubbs will celebrate the release of his new book about the role of sound recordings in experimental music of the 1960s. He will be joined in discussion with a “jukebox jury” that includes Branden W. Joseph, Lisa Kahlden and Marina Rosenfeld. —Michael H. Miller
Issue Project Room, 22 Boerum Place, Booklyn, 8 p.m., $10 suggested donation
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9
Opening: Heidi Bucher at Alexander Grey Associates
For its first exhibition of the Heidi Bucher, late Swiss artist, the gallery will present her best known works, the so-called architectural “skinnings.” Bucher made these pieces by “applying fabric or caoutchouc to the interior surfaces of rooms, including doors, floor segments, windows, and entire walls. Layering latex on top, she removed the fabric and latex as one, often peeling off paneling, plaster, and pigments in the process.” —Zoë Lescaze
Alexander Grey Associates, 508 West 26th Street #215, New York, 6-8 p.m.
THURSDAY APRIL 10
Opening: Robert Longo at Metro Pictures and Petzel Gallery
A pair of awesome-sounding shows from an awesome artist. And, I mean, you seem pretty awesome. You should probably go! —D.D.
Metro Pictures and Petzel Gallery, 456 W 18th St, and 519 W 24th St, 6 to 8 p.m.
Opening: “Thank You” at Dodge Gallery
The gallery’s last show. Swing by and say goodbye. —D.D.
Dodge Gallery, 15 Rivington St., 6 to 8 p.m.
Book Launch: Charlie Rubin, “Strange Paradise” at Printed Matter
Charlie Rubin will release his new book art book at Printed Matter with a window installation at the bookstore “composed of large inkjet prints, window paint, color gradient transparencies, holographic prints, and objects depicted in the book.” —M.H.M.
Printed Matter, 195 Tenth Avenue, New York, 6-8 p.m.
Art Fair: AIPAD Photography Show at the Armory
More than 80 galleries will be selling photography, as well as photo-based art, video and new media, that range from 19th century to contemporary. The opening night gala benefiting Her Justice is on Thursday, with tickets available at the door. (Pictured is a work by Japanese photographer Akira Sato, courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery, London.) —Z.L.
Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (through April 13)
Panel: Design and Violence Debate at MoMA
As part of MoMA’s ongoing online exhibition, Design and Violence, Chris Bobel and Mickey Boardman will be at the museum to discuss Menstruation Machine, which allows “its wearer to experience the pain and tribulation of menstruation, regardless of his or her age or gender.” —M.H.M.
Museum of Modern Art, Celeste Bartos Theater, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, 6:30 p.m., tickets $5 to $30, available here
Opening: Rochelle Feinstein, “Love Vibe” at On Stellar Rays
Whitney Biennial artist Rochelle Feinstein will present a single installation comprised of six large-scale paintings spanning the years 2001 to 2014, as well as a video projection. —Z.L.
On Stellar Rays, 1 Rivington Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.