6 Things to Do Before July 6


Opening: “Permutations” at Two Rams
Two Rams hosts a group show featuring Alexis Dahan, Sam Fryer, Juliet Jacobson and Sameer Reedy. —M.H. Miller
Two Rams, 215 Bowery, New York, 7–9 p.m.


Exhibition: “Gilbert & George: Films and Video Sculptures, 1972–1981” at Lehmann Maupin
Title basically sums things up here. Go see it! There’s nothing else to do! —M.H.M.
Lehmann Maupin, 201 Chrystie Street, New York, gallery hours, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.


Opening: Hito Steyerl: “How Not to be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational Installation” at Andrew Kreps
I enjoy the title of this one. There’s also a concurrent show by Laura Aldridge and Lee Maida at Andrew Kreps’ gallery next door. —M.H.M.
Andrew Kreps, 537 West 22nd Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

Opening: “A Machinery for Living” at Petzel
Walead Beshty helms this heady-sounding group show, which includes a press release with four epigraphs and a tantalizing, multigenerational roster of more 30 artists, including Francis Picabia, Lewis Baltz (whose work is pictured), Jay DeFeo, Lee Lozano, Lucy McKenzie, Liam Gillick and Claire Fontaine. Just going to repeat one artist again because I love him so much: Francis Picabia. —Andrew Russeth
Petzel, 456 West 18th Street, New York, 6–8 p.m.

Opening: “Displayed” at Anton Kern Gallery
Matthew Higgs has organized this show of works that “that, in very different ways, explore the methodologies—both formal and psychological—of display and presentation,” according to the gallery’s news release. This also has an excitingly varied lineup, including Rachel Harrison, Marc Camille Chaimowicz (whose work is pictured), Margaret Lee, B. Wurtz, Carissa Rodriguez, Shio Kusaka and a dozen more. —A.R.
Anton Kern Gallery, 532 West 20th Street, New York, 6–8 p.m.


Opening: “Genieve Figgis: Yes Captain” at Harper’s Books
Irish painter Genieve Figgis, who makes brushy, messy, rollicking, hallucinogenic and slightly filthy-looking paintings, will make her U.S. debut. —A.R.
Harper’s Books, 87 Newton Lane, East Hampton, N.Y., 6–8 p.m.

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