Exhibitions at the New Museum as of June 2013


New Museum

Exhibitions at the New Museum as of June 2013


June 12–September 1, 2013
Second Floor

This long-overdue retrospective marks the first New York museum exhibition of works by Llyn Foulkes and will feature nearly one hundred works from the scope of his sixty-year career.

Ellen Gallagher: Don’t Axe Me
June 19–September 15, 2013
Fourth and Third Floors

This is Ellen Gallagher’s first major New York museum exhibition, bringing together twenty years of works including iconic paintings, drawings, prints, and film installations, as well as a new series of paintings.


Erika Vogt: Stranger Debris Roll Roll Roll
June 5–September 22, 2013
Lobby Gallery

The exhibition will be the first solo museum presentation of Erika Vogt’s work. Vogt uses a range of media and techniques in order to explore the mutability of images and objects. Within her installations, she fuses elements of sculpture, drawing, video, and photography to produce multilayered image spaces.

Museum as Hub: Center for Historical Reenactments: After-after Tears
May 22–July 7, 2013
Fifth Floor

Center for Historical Reenactments (CHR) was an artist collective and curatorial platform in Johannesburg (2010–12) that explored social and political memory within postapartheid South Africa. The exhibition encompasses commissioned installation, video, and performance work developed during CHR’s residency at the New Museum.


XFR STN (Transfer Station)
July 17–September 8, 2013
Fifth Floor

In collaboration with the Monday/Wednesday/Friday Video Club, this exhibition/lab will highlight the need for media migration services to preserve creative production. The project will provide the public with transferring services for artist-originated content.

Chris Burden: Extreme Measures
October 2, 2013–January 12, 2014
Museum-wide and façade

This expansive presentation of Chris Burden’s work marks the first New York survey of the artist and his first major exhibition in the US in over twenty-five years. Occupying the entire Museum and featuring a dynamic installation on the Museum’s façade, the exhibition offers an extraordinary opportunity to examine the many ways in which Burden has continuously pushed limits by investigating the breaking point of materials, institutions, and even himself.