6 must-see exhibitions ending this week – in New York, London, Paris – selected by GalleriesNow

6 must-see exhibitions ending this week – in New York, London, Paris – selected by GalleriesNow
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New York
Japan Is America – Fergus McCaffrey  galleriesnow.net/shows/japan-is-america/

Japan Is America Fergus McCaffrey
Courtesy of the artists and Fergus McCaffrey, New York
Ends this Saturday – an exhibition exploring the complex artistic networks and international exchanges that informed avant-garde art in Japan and America between 1952 and 1985, shifting the course of both countries’ art and culture – includes rarely-seen films by John Cage, Shigeko Kubota, and Fujiko Nakaya
London
Raphaela Simon: Erdbeeren  at Michael Werner Gallery  galleriesnow.net/shows/raphaela-simon-erdbeeren/
Courtesy of the artist and Michael Werner Gallery
With VR views! – ends Saturday – Simon’s paintings and sculptures (her “ inventory of the ordinary”) create a mise-en-scène across the whole gallery in the Berlin-based artist’s first solo exhibition in London, and first with Michael Werner
Paris
Tadashi Kawamata: Destruction at kamel mennour  galleriesnow.net/shows/tadashi-kawamata-destruction/
Photo. archives kamel mennour © Tadashi Kawamata. Courtesy the artist and kamel mennour, Paris/London
Ends Saturday – an immersive installation of wall-sized panels or “landscape-archives” – aids to read the layered history of interactions between the human and their environment
London
Merlin Carpenter at Simon Lee Gallery www.galleriesnow.net/shows/merlin-carpenter-2/
Courtesy of the artist and Simon Lee Gallery. Photo: Ben Westoby
With VR views – ends Saturday – Carpenter’s new paintings continue to grapple with the potential relationship between painting and the readymade, and the possibility of collapsing the ideas that distinguish these practices
Paris
Fabienne Verdier: Autour d’un timbre at Galerie Lelong & Co. galleriesnow.net/shows/fabienne-verdier-autour-dun-timbre/
Courtesy of Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris
Courtesy of Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris
With VR views – ends Saturday – Verdier’s paintings are the real and immediate trace left on the canvas, itself placed on the floor, of the dance of her body which guides the giant, hanging paintbrush, laden with its weight of pigment
New York
Chung Sang-Hwa: Excavations, 1964-78 at Lévy Gorvy galleriesnow.net/shows/chung-sang-hwa-excavations-1964-78/
Photo: Elisabeth Bernstein
With VR views – ends Saturday – on the third floor of the gallery’s landmark building, an exhibition of works from a crucial period in which the Korean master was immersed in the international avant-garde milieus of both Asia and Europe

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