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‘The Plastic Bag Store’ now open in Times Square

From the outside, The Plastic Bag Store will appear to be a typical New York City grocery store — but look closer and you will notice its colorful aisles are stocked with thousands of objects crafted from upcycled plastic bags.

Superstars of Contemporary Art Featured in New Museum’s “Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America.”

On view from January 27 to June 13, 2021, “Grief and Grievance” brings together 37 artists who have addressed the concept of mourning, commemoration, and loss as a direct response to the national emergency of racist violence experienced by Black communities across America.

Historic Julie Mehretu Show Coming to High Museum of Art in Atlanta

This fall, the High Museum will present “Julie Mehretu” (Oct. 24, 2020-Jan. 31, 2021), a major traveling exhibition of work by Julie Mehretu (born 1970, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia).

Photographs from Civil Rights Movement, then and Now, at Laney Contemporary, Savannah, GA

This particularly current exhibition is an intense and revelatory conversation between two eras and two important photographers grappling with shared subject matter in differing times.

‘Kristi Hager: Equal: A Work in Progress’ Now on View at Missoula Art Museum

Kristi Hager’s portraits, named after the initials of the subject, are 5-feet long by 4-feet tall. The pieces hang from the ceiling and cause the viewer to confront the artwork directly.

Lehmann Maupin Exhibits First New York Show for Billie Zangewa

For Billie Zangewa’s first exhibition with Lehmann Maupin and first in New York, Zangewa has created a body of work that explores the new reality of living and working in isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Morgan Library & Museum Showcasing Betye Saar’s Sketchbooks

Running through January 31, 2021, Betye Saar: Call and Response is the first exhibition to focus on Saar’s sketchbooks and examine the relationship between her found objects, sketches, and finished works.