The Week in Pictures

Ragnar Kjartansson at PS1, "Dead Inside" at the Bleecker Street Arts Club, and More

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Jay Batlle's stacked steel Monopoly figurines on the roofdeck of the Bleecker Street Arts Club.
Jay Batlle's stacked steel Monopoly figurines on the roofdeck of the Bleecker Street Arts Club.
The opening of the Bleecker Street Arts Club's new show "Dead Inside," curated by Max Wolf and Meghan Carleton, with painted glass sculptures by Jerry Blackman at the forefront and a steel autobody-blue work by Kayla Gibbons at center.
The opening of the Bleecker Street Arts Club's new show "Dead Inside," curated by Max Wolf and Meghan Carleton, with painted glass sculptures by Jerry Blackman at the forefront and a steel autobody-blue work by Kayla Gibbons at center.
Paul McCarthy's silicon dwarf head at the Bleecker Street Arts Club.
Paul McCarthy's silicon dwarf head at the Bleecker Street Arts Club.
Mickey Mouse in a tub of battery acid, by Nick Van Woert, in "Dead Inside."
Mickey Mouse in a tub of battery acid, by Nick Van Woert, in "Dead Inside."
Icelandic performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson installed this foam-spewing machine outside of MoMA PS1, where he spent a week camping out as part of his contribution to EXPO 1.
Icelandic performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson installed this foam-spewing machine outside of MoMA PS1, where he spent a week camping out as part of his contribution to EXPO 1.
A few of Kjartansson's Icelandic friends, pictured here in a soapy tub, joined him for the performance "Civilization: Monumental Materialism" last Friday night at PS1.
A few of Kjartansson's Icelandic friends, pictured here in a soapy tub, joined him for the performance "Civilization: Monumental Materialism" last Friday night at PS1.
The opening of Denny Gallery's "Works Off Canvas" group show, with Lauren Seiden's graphite-on-crumpled-paper works pictured at left.
The opening of Denny Gallery's "Works Off Canvas" group show, with Lauren Seiden's graphite-on-crumpled-paper works pictured at left.
Vanity Projects treated a few Artspace staffers to manicures inspired by works going up for sale at tomorrow's Watermill Center benefit, "Devil's Heaven."
Vanity Projects treated a few Artspace staffers to manicures inspired by works going up for sale at tomorrow's Watermill Center benefit, "Devil's Heaven."

This week, Artspace stopped by a rambunctious, foam-filled performance by Ragnar Kjartansson and his band of Icelanders at MoMA PS1, plus saw work by Jay Batlle, Paul McCarthy, Nick Van Woert, and more at the Bleecker Street Arts Club's new group sculpture show "Dead Inside," as well as a few "Works Off Canvas" at new Lower East Side spot Denny Gallery. See pictures in the slideshow above.

 

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