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This Week in Art: 10.31-11.6

Happy Halloween art lovers! This week is fittingly the last for Pedro Reyes’ politically-themed haunted house DoomocracyTickets went fast, so if you were unable to catch the performances in person, read the New York Times’ play-by-play (complete with a slideshow), Hyperallergic’s review, or The Daily Beast’s coverage of the project. Also this week:


Events & exhibitions

NYC

  • On Saturday a new exhibition by photographer Carrie Mae Weems opened at Jack Shainman Gallery. The artist’s first solo show since her retrospective at the Guggenheim in 2014, the two-part exhibition “highlights her recent investigations into performance, entertainment, and history.”
  • The Print Fair is happening this weekend at the Park Avenue Armory. Thursday November 3 through Sunday November 6, hundreds of exhibitors will gather to display prints from 16th century masters to contemporary artists today.
  • Also happening on Thursday, Memory Ware, an exhibition by the late Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley opens at Hauser and Wirth’s 69th Street gallery. [Flavorwire chose the exhibition as a Staff Pick.]
  • An exhibition of new work by Ai Weiwei is opening this Saturday, November 5 at Deitch Projects’ Wooster Street space. Centered around the refugee crisis, Laundromat includes belongings left behind by migrants who were forced to evacuate, along with photographs and a short documentary about Idomeni, a refugee camp on the Greek-Macedonian border. [Learn more in the New York Times.]

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