Make a New Year's Resolution to catch these must-see exhibitions - this weekend is your last chance.
1. ROBERT FRANK
WHAT Don't miss the Met exhibit of "The Americans," Frank's extraordinary black-and-white photo essay shot during a series of cross-country trips in 1955-56. His parades, political rallies, movie premieres and street scenes form an absorbing portrait of America at a crossroads.
WHEN | WHERE Tomorrow 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave.
INFO $20, 212-535-7710,cq
2. WILLIAM BLAKE
WHAT Romantic poet William Blake (1757-1827) didn't just write verse; he made his own wildly creative illuminated books, such as "Songs of Innocence and Experience," and did watercolor illustrations for poems by Milton and others. See them up close and in person while you can.
WHEN | WHERE Tomorrow 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Morgan Library & Museum, 225
INFO $12, 212-685-0008cq,
3. THE EROTIC OBJECT
WHAT MoMA has pulled 20 sculptures from the collection and grouped them in a gallery on the fourth floor, a Surrealist Hall of Fame starring Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, Meret Oppenheim and Man Ray. Yes, that disturbing fur-lined teacup is here, along with some weird surprises and overlooked gems.
WHEN | WHERE Tomorrow and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The
Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St.
INFO $20, 212-708-9400,cq moma.org
4. LEARN TO READ ART
WHAT Since 1976, the
downtown Manhattan storefront Printed Matter, now at 195 10th Ave., has offered books, zines and other publications (most less than $20) created by artists. This show at P.S. 1 pays tribute to the unsung space, whose mission is to "democratize" and disseminate artwork - from the quirky to the sublime - by John Baldessari, Yoko Ono, Richard Tuttle, Scott Hug and many others.
WHEN | WHERE Tomorrow and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m., P.S. 1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
INFO $5, 718-784-2084, cqps1.org