Leaves turn, light wanes, temps drop; BOMB never quits.
The history of art in New York runs deep. Get a little educated or just pay homage with a visit to Come Closer: Art Around the Bowery 1969-1989, the new exhibition on view at the New Museum, featuring works by artists including Barbara Ess, Keith Haring, Christy Rupp, Billy Sullivan, Robin Winters, Martin Wong, and more.
Artists Space hosts a reading with Chris Kraus and Jim Fletcher to celebrate the launch of Kraus’s new novel, Summer of Hate.
Head to the Center for Fiction for a 24-hour book launch event for Robin Sloan’s Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. This prolonged appropriation of the CFF’s space will feature a gathering of artists, writers, DJs, and the author, who will present various multimedia forms of entertainment and intellectual edification. Don’t miss out!
The Brooklyn Museum presents a discussion between art historian Daniel Quiles and artist Jaime Davidovich, entitled Dematerializing After Pop, which will explore simultaneous artistic trends in New York and Buenos Aires through a historical lens.
A new class beginning at the Brooklyn Institute, Writing on the Body, explores the complex issue of the body in Western society, drawing from a wealth of sources based in feminist theory, history, philosophy, and literature.
Join the New Museum for a screening of the 1984 documentary, Graffiti/Post Graffiti, co-directed by Paul Tschinkel and Marc H. Miller, who will participate in a panel discussion along with Patti Astor, Fab Five Freddy, and Lady Pink.
The Oxford American hosts a launch for the new book Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany at Housing Works. Music, humor, readings, and theater will ensue.
The Museum of the Moving Image presents a special series of classic Zatoichi samurai films by masterful Japanese director Kenji Misumi.