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Recommended Exhibits and Shows

 

A lot happens in New York City's bustling art scene. Here are some of best exhibits and shows you should see this month — for free — using your NYUCard at Museum Gateway locations and galleries on campus.

 

SPRING 2016

   

Featured Exhibit 1
   

Global/Local 1960 - 2015: Six Artists from Iran

NYU Grey Art Gallery (Through April 2)

Did you know NYU has the largest collection of 20th century Iranian art outside of Iran?

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Featured Exhibit 2
   

Steve McCurry India

Rubin Museum of Art (Through April 4)

Thirty years of photographs exploring the life and landscapes of India.

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Featured Exhibit 3
 

Flatlands

Whitney Museum of American Art (Through April 17)

Contemporary paintings of realistic objects in unrealistic spaces.

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Featured Exhibit 4
 

Chris "Daze" Ellis: The City is My Muse

Museum of the City of New York (Through May 1)

A graffiti artist who expanded to the studio to create his interpretations of life in New York City.

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Featured Exhibit 5
 

Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective

Museum of Modern Art (Through May 15)

Surreal, often larger-than-life, creations from a poet, filmmaker and visual artist.

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Featured Exhibit 6
 

The Illusive Eye

El Museo del Barrio (Through May 21)

An international survey of kinetic and op art, with a focus on the psychology of how we visually interpret art and illusions.

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Featured Exhibit 7
 

Designing Identity: The Power of Textiles in Late Antiquity

NYU Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (Through May 22)

Clothing and other cloth from the high society of the 3rd - 7th centuries.

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Image Credits

Courtesy of respective galleries and exhibits.

 

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