8 Things to Do in New York's Art World Before June 2

This sounds like one heady, star-studded panel. R.H. Quaytman hosts Dawn Kasper (whose show is now up at Lewis), Laurie Weeks, Sadie Benning and Rachel Haidu in a discussion "addressing perceptions of time within artistic practice." Yes, please. —Andrew Russeth

David Lewis Gallery, 88 Eldridge Street, New York, 7 p.m.
Shoot the Lobster's Eldridge Street outpost will open a group show featuring Bruce Asch, Carol Bove, Sara Gernsbacher, John Ingiaimo, JPW3 and Jessi Reaves. —M.H. Miller

Shoot the Lobster, 138 Eldridge Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.
Gee Vaucher's 40-minute video project, "Angel," projects the face of a young girl that gradually changes so imperceptibly that is has been described as a "video painting." The screening will be followed by a Q&A session. —M.H.M.

Gavin Brown's Enterprise, 620 Greenwich Street, New York, 7:30 p.m.
Peter Blum will hold a group show featuring John Beech (one of whose "dumpster drawings" is pictured), Huma Bhabha, Tacita Dean, Faivovich and Goldberg, Jonathan Marshall, Isabel Nolan, Nam June Paik and Luisa Rabbia. —M.H.M.

Peter Blum, 20 West 57th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.
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A number of Brooklyn galleries and curatorial outfits—namely American Medium, LAW OFFICE, Marina T. Schindler, Rawson Projects, Regina Rex, Residency Unlimited, Sardine, Signal and THEODORE:Art / SEASON—will take over a 7,000-square-foot warehouse through the weekend. This private preview includes a Kalup Linzy performance, a Paskal Daze DJ set and dinner and drinks by Roberta's. —A.R.

The 1896, 592 Johnson Avenue, Brooklyn, 6:30–9:30 p.m., $200, free on Friday and Saturday, 12–7 p.m. and Sunday, 12–8 p.m.
Polly Apfelbaum! —A.R.
Clifton Benevento, 515 Broadway, New York, 5–7 p.m.
Nicholas Buffon makes beautiful miniature models of New York buildings and storefronts out of paper, paint and glue (pictured is Brooklyn Townhouse, 2014), as well as intriguingly scrappy abstract paintings. Can't wait to see what he's cooking up for his third solo show with Callicoon. —A.R.

Callicoon Fine Arts, 124 Forsyth Street, New York, 6–8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 28

Panel Discussion: “The Shape of Time” at David Lewis
This sounds like one heady, star-studded panel. R.H. Quaytman hosts Dawn Kasper (whose show is now up at Lewis), Laurie Weeks, Sadie Benning and Rachel Haidu in a discussion “addressing perceptions of time within artistic practice.” Yes, please. —Andrew Russeth
David Lewis Gallery, 88 Eldridge Street, New York, 7 p.m.

THURSDAY, MAY 29

Opening: “My Old Friend, My New Friend, My Girlfriend, My Cousin and My Mentor” at Shoot the Lobster
Shoot the Lobster’s Eldridge Street outpost will open a group show featuring Bruce Asch, Carol Bove, Sara Gernsbacher, John Ingiaimo, JPW3 and Jessi Reaves. —M.H. Miller
Shoot the Lobster, 138 Eldridge Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

Screening: Gee Vaucher “Angel: at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise
Gee Vaucher’s 40-minute video project, “Angel,” projects the face of a young girl that gradually changes so imperceptibly that is has been described as a “video painting.” The screening will be followed by a Q&A session. —M.H.M.
Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, 620 Greenwich Street, New York, 7:30 p.m.

Opening: “Traces” at Peter Blum
Peter Blum will hold a group show featuring John Beech (one of whose “dumpster drawings” is pictured), Huma Bhabha, Tacita Dean, Faivovich and Goldberg, Jonathan Marshall, Isabel Nolan, Nam June Paik and Luisa Rabbia. —M.H.M.
Peter Blum, 20 West 57th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

‘A Counterpoint to the Existing Art Fair Model’: NEWD Art Show
A number of Brooklyn galleries and curatorial outfits—namely American Medium, LAW OFFICE, Marina T. Schindler, Rawson Projects, Regina Rex, Residency Unlimited, Sardine, Signal and THEODORE:Art / SEASON—will take over a 7,000-square-foot warehouse through the weekend. This private preview includes a Kalup Linzy performance, a Paskal Daze DJ set and dinner and drinks by Roberta’s. —A.R.
The 1896, 592 Johnson Avenue, Brooklyn, 6:30–9:30 p.m., $200, free on Friday and Saturday, 12–7 p.m. and Sunday, 12–8 p.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 31

Opening: “Polly Apfelbaum: A Handweaver’s Pattern Book” at Clifton Benevento
Polly Apfelbaum! —A.R.
Clifton Benevento, 515 Broadway, New York, 5–7 p.m.

SUNDAY, JUNE 1

Openings: A Trifecta at SculptureCenter
Sure, Long Island City may be a bit of a trek from your place of work or residence, but this evening marks the opening of not one, not two, but three strong-sounding shows, by Katrín Sigurdardóttir, Liz Glynn and Jory Rabinovitz. —A.R.
SculptureCenter, 44–19 Purves Street, New York, 5–7 p.m.

Opening: Nicholas Buffon at Callicoon Fine Arts
Nicholas Buffon makes beautiful miniature models of New York buildings and storefronts out of paper, paint and glue (pictured is Brooklyn Townhouse, 2014), as well as intriguingly scrappy abstract paintings. Can’t wait to see what he’s cooking up for his third solo show with Callicoon. —A.R.
Callicoon Fine Arts, 124 Forsyth Street, New York, 6–8 p.m.

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