TODAY'S PAPER
33° Good Morning
33° Good Morning
EntertainmentLong IslandMuseums

10 best new art exhibits to see this fall

Monica Banks'

Monica Banks' "Hymn," a glazed English porcelain sculpture, is one of five Award of Merit winners in the Long Island Biennial 2016 juried exhibition at the Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, opening Sept. 3. 2016. Photo Credit: Monica Banks

LONG ISLAND BIENNIAL 2016 (Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington, through Dec. 4) The fourth biennial at the Heckscher is comprised of 53 works in all media by artists from Nassau and Suffolk counties. The art, providing an overview of current artistic practices on the Island, was selected from among 336 entries by panel of three distinguished jurors. 631-351-3250, heckscher.org

OVER THE RIVER: TRANSFORMING LONG ISLAND (Hofstra University Museum, Emily Lowe Gallery, Hempstead, through Dec. 16) How did Long Island become mega-suburb? By transportation links over or under the East River. The Hofstra exhibit focuses on tunnels, bridges and highways that made Long Island accessible. Addressing issues of sustainability and environmental impact, among others, “Over the River” includes works by a range of artists, including Andy Warhol, who once had a home in Montauk. 516-463-5672, hofstra.edu/museum

JERUSALEM 1000-1400: EVERY PEOPLE UNDER HEAVEN (The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Ave., Sept. 26-Jan. 8) To call the Holy City the crossroads of three major religions understates its role as home to multiple faiths and languages speaking in both harmonious and dissonant voices. The exhibition’s 200-plus reflect medieval Jerusalem’s influence in shaping world culture. 212-535-7710, metmuseum.org

INSECURITIES: TRACING DISPLACEMENT (Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St., Oct. 1-Jan. 22) For about 60 million people today, shelter means escape from imminent peril or being stuck in “temporary” refugee camps. “Insecurities” examines through various design projects and art media ways in which contemporary architectural schemes might address the crises of global refugee emergencies. 212-708-9400, moma.org

BEVERLY BUCHANAN — RUINS AND RITUALS (Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Oct. 21-March 5) Engaging in most of the vanguard movements of her time (1940-2015), Buchanan linked social consciousness and politics through the aesthetics of abstraction, represented in more than 200 objects in the museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. The exhibit is part of “A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism,” a series of 10 shows celebrating the center’s 10th anniversary. 718-638-5000, brooklynmuseum.org

ANNE FRANK REMEMBRANCE ART (Guild Hall Museum, 158 Main St., East Hampton, Oct. 22-Jan. 1) Michael Knigin’s dream, since learning of the Holocaust as a child, was to pay tribute to its victims through paintings and prints. Now in his 70s, Knigin has long since realized his dream. Works from his series include images in his 2007 “Spirit of Survival” exhibit at SoHo’s Anne Frank Center USA. 631-324-0806, guildhall.org

DREAMLANDS: IMMERSIVE CINEMA AND ART, 1905–2016 (Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort St., Manhattan, Oct. 28-Feb. 5) Spanning more than a century of works by American artists and filmmakers, “Dreamlands” shows how art influences cinema to create new moving picture experiences. Taking its title from science-fiction writer H.P. Lovecraft’s alternate-universe concepts, the technologically complex exhibit occupies all the Whitney’s fifth-floor galleries and, for a film series, its third-floor theater. 212-570-3600, whitney.org

ARTISTS CHOOSE ARTISTS (Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill, Oct. 30-Jan. 16) This biennial exhibit is juried by established artists who each choose two emerging artists who display their works next to those of the mentors who selected them. Jurors of exhibit, open only to artists living and working on the East End, are Tina Barney, Lynda Benglis, Donald Lipski, Tony Oursler, Jorge Pardo, Cindy Sherman and Leo Villareal. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org

SIGHT AND FEELING: PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANSEL ADAMS and LIGHT WORKS: A CENTURY OF PHOTOGRAPHY (Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor, Nov. 19-March 5) Companion exhibits drawn from the Kalamazoo (Michigan) Museum of Art collection bring into focus images by Adams, legendary for his technical skill and emotional response to the landscape of the American West, while also surveying of the history of photography. “Light Works” features ranges from Eadweard Muybridge’s 19th-century studies of animal and human locomotion to Richard Misrach’s contemporary prints, plus photos by 20th century legends Alfred Stieglitz, Diane Arbus and Richard Avedon. 516-484-9337, nassaumuseum.org

EXHIBITIONISM (Industria Superstudio, 775 Washington St., Manhattan, tickets on sale for November opening) Celebrating the Rolling Stones’ artistic collaborations in music, of course, as well as art, design, fashion and film, “Exhibitionism” features original works from Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Martin Scorsese and others. Highlights include a re-creation of the band’s recording studio stocked with original instruments, a reconstruction of Edith Grove, their first shared flat in Chelsea, London, plus a 3D backstage and concert experience. stonesexhibitionism.com

And keep in mind . . .

I’VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME (Long Island Museum, 1200 Rte. 25A, Stony Brook, through Oct. 23) For its annual juried show, the museum selected 68 local artists who submitted 144 works on a musical theme. 631-751-0066, longislandmuseum.org

LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN: WINDOWS IN ART (Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington, through Nov. 20) In art, windows signify a transparency between public and private spaces, framing a peek inside or a glimpse outside. Drawn from its permanent collection, the Heckscher exhibit features 19th- and 20th-century paintings and photographs by Berenice Abbott, John Sloan and Fairfield Porter, among many others. 631-351-3250, heckscher.org

HUMOR AND FANTASY: THE BERGGRUEN PAUL KLEE COLLECTION (The Met Breuer, 945 Madison Ave., through Dec. 31) Works from Heinz Berggruen and family’s Klee collection — the largest of Klee in the United States — span the artist’s entire career, from drawings as a teenager to a gouache painted in the year of his death, each reflecting the artist’s wry and fantastical worldview. 212-731-1675, metmuseum.org

INTERIORS (Gold Coast Arts Center, 113 Middle Neck Rd., Sept. 18-Nov. 20) Through photography, painting and sculpture, Maxi Cohen, Orestes Gonzalez and Laini Nemett explore their relationship to familiar places that connect to personal history and memory — interior spaces hidden in plain sight. 516-829-2570, goldcoastarts.org

THE NEW CLASSICS: CONTEMPORARY GLASS (Islip Art Museum, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip, Oct. 2-Dec. 23) Glass is an alchemist’s medium. Artists working in glass freeze movement and transform light and color in transitioning their objects from liquid to solid. Eight Metropolitan area artists are busy producing what curators Rachel Radar and Ben Wright of Uban Glass call “the new classics of tomorrow.” 631-224-5402, islipartmuseum.org

AGNES MARTIN (Solomon Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., Oct. 7-Jan. 11) Filling the museum’s rotunda, this first comprehensive survey of her work since her death in 2004 traces the arc of Martin’s career. One of the leading figures in the Minimalist movement, she developed her signature grid pattern, which from a distance appears blank or monochromatic but on closer examination reveals visual rhythm. 212-434-3575, guggenheim.org

MAX BECKMANN IN NEW YORK (The Met Fifth Avenue, Oct. 18-Feb. 20) Fourteen paintings Beckmann created while living in New York in 1949 until his death a year later are augmented by 25 earlier works from New York collections, including paintings that Nazis denounced as “degenerate,” causing him to flee his native Germany. 212-535-7710, metmuseum.org

BILL KING AND CONNIE FOX (Guild Hall Museum, 158 Main St., East Hampton, Oct. 22-Jan. 1) Works by the late Bill King, a gadfly regarding politics and a humorist in his sculpture, will be in the Moran Gallery, with abstract paintings by his widow, Connie Fox. They lived together in East Hampton’s Northwest Woods for 33 years until his death in 2015. Meanwhile, in the Spiga Gallery, William Heppenheimer, winner of the 2014 Artists Members Exhibition at Guild Hall gets his prize — a museum solo show. 631-324-0806, guildhall.org

FRANCIS PICABIA: OUR HEADS ARE ROUND SO OUR THOUGHTS CAN CHANGE DIRECTION (Modern Museum of Art, 11 53rd St., Nov. 21-March 19) Though best known as a leader of the Dada movement, the French iconoclast’s career ranged from traditional Impressionism to radical abstraction, from Dadaist provocation to pseudo-classical art, and from photo realism to informal works on paper. See it all in this comprehensive exhibition of 200-plus works. 212-708-9400, moma.org

A REVOLUTIONARY IMPULSE: THE RISE OF THE RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE (Museum of Modern Art, 11 53rd St., Dec. 4-March 12) Coinciding with the centennial of the Russian Revolution — the show runs into 2017 — “Revolutionary Impulse” examines the creative urgency and cross-fertilization of visual arts, synthesizing painting and film, graphic design and photography, architecture and sculpture toward a sociopolitical revolution in modern art. 212-708-9400, moma.org

More Entertainment