By Meg Busacca
1. "Frank Stella: A Retrospective" @ The Whitney
Frank Stella is one of today's leading American artists. The Whitney Museum currently showcases one of the largest collections of Stella's career. "Frank Stella: A Retrospective" consists of nearly 100 works, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, reliefs and maquettes. The entire fifth floor of the Whitney museum is filled with uplifting colors, patterns and mixed materials — truly an inspirational experience. The exhibition is available for viewing today and will end Feb. 7, 2016. For information on museum hours, visit here.
2. "Be Strong Boquan" by Mark Bradford @ Hauser &Wirth
Hauser & Wirth gallery presents "Be Strong Boquan," an exhibition of Los Angeles-based artist Mark Bradford's creations. Bradford is known for his multi-layered collage paintings and his exploration of our urban environment through canvas. "Be Strong Boquan" is a collection of paintings, sculpture and video installations that reference social and political issues in our society's history as well as today's modern world. The exhibition represents many different themes, including serious subjects such as culture, race, sexuality and gender. There is also a unique spirit and cheerfulness that can be felt from Bradford's work. The installation will remain open until Dec. 23.
3. "With Honey From The Rock" by Nick Theobald @ Richard Taittinger Gallery
Richard Taittinger Gallery presents Nick Theobald's solo exhibition, "With Honey From The Rock." Theobald's canvases and sculptures are comprised of raw materials such as beeswax and natural fibers. The collection of works embody a sense of surrender, control, rhythm and discipline as depicted in the beeswax forms he experiments with.
The installation will continue through Dec. 12.
4. Sheila Hicks @ Sikkema Jenkins Co.
Over a 50-year career, Hicks has experimented in fields such as fine art, design and architecture. This installation represents the artist's exploration of various qualities of materials, where Hicks morphs textiles into unique shapes and structures in order to represent different cultures. Don't miss out on this extensive collection of interesting mediums. Sheila Hicks' works will be available for viewing until Nov. 28.
5. "Things Arranged Neatly" by Jil Weinstock @ Winston Watcher Fine Art
Winter Watcher Fine Art gallery presents "Things Arranged Neatly," a solo exhibition by artist Jil Weinstock. "Weinstock examines the human tendency to collect and group things not for their usefulness or monetary value, but for their emotional value as tangible links to the past." The artist has created unique displays of found objects. The collections of mundane objects have been suspended in rubber and are silhouetted by changing light.
The exhibition will continue to be available for viewing through Dec. 5.
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