Your Concise New York Art Guide for July 2021



This month, beat the New York humidity with a trip to some of the summer’s most anticipated exhibitions (all of which are delightfully temperature controlled). From retrospectives devoted to Shahzia Sikander, Lynn Hershman Leeson, and Wardell Milan, to a tribute to the legendary (but little documented) Sapphire Show, there’s plenty to see.

Keep the (HEPA-filtered) air flowing.

—Dessane Lopez Cassell

Lynn Hershman Leeson, “Synthia Stock Ticker” (2000), network-based multimedia artwork, 15 x 11 ¼ x 1 ¼ inches (image courtesy the artist; Bridget Donahue Gallery, New York; and Altman Siegel, San Francisco)

When: through October 3
Where: New Museum

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