Everything You Need To Know This Week On New York's Art Scene

by Stephanie Maida · October 18, 2013

Doug Argue's Work On PaperBarry McGee at Cheim and Read

Forget the classics, this week the art world is all about the innovators (even those around in the 1920s—looking at you, Magritte). Dare to face your greatest fears at the apocalyptic exhibition X by Bjørn Melhus or discover the hidden meanings within Doug Argue's warped, watercolor word searches. If you're really "DFW" (Down For Whatever), click through for all the colorful critiques and new techniques you need to check out this week.