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Press: Young Space New York, "Two-or-so days in New York City in January", by Kate Mothes
January 27, 2019
Two-or-so days in New York City in January
With a single objective–to see the
Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future
at the Guggeneim (on through April 23)–I booked a trip to New York City and let the rest of the chips fall where they would. This might be my new favorite way to travel, because inevitably, between booking flights and a place to stay, and of course letting a few people know you’ll be coming over, an onslaught of recommendations ensues: exhibitions, studios, restaurants, bars, openings, and so forth. It can be overwhelming, because it’s just not possible (nor actually recommended) to see everything. Your brain just turns to slime if you try it, and you don’t have any fun stressing about getting everywhere anyway.
I did have an amazing couple of days in New York this past week, though, and here are some highlights!
On Tuesday I flew in, grateful for mostly smooth travels despite government shutdown shenanigans having been going on so long. To get there early, I had to board a 5am flight, so I was a little sleep-deprived, but nonetheless so stoked to be in the city. The only thing that held me up was the weather, so I got into New York City around 3:30 and immediately busted my ass over to Chelsea to stop by PACE and meet up with a friend, and to catch
Leah Guadagnoli: Soft Violence
at Asya Geisberg (on through February 16), which is absolutely stunning.