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We are pleased to announce that the gallery has reopened. Our new hours are Monday through Saturday, 11am to 7pm. 

While we are excited to welcome you back, the safety of our visitors and staff is of utmost importance. In accordance with New York State’s reopening guidelines we will require all guests to wear a mask and practice social distancing when at the gallery. Therefore, we will only be able to accommodate a maximum of 10 visitors at a time. Schedule your visit by clicking here.

Thank you for your understanding and patience, and we look forward to seeing you at the gallery soon.

Online Screening

Camille Henrot
Deep Inside (2005)
Henrot's film Deep Inside is available to stream as part of the Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève's 5th Floor platform. Click here to watch.

Artist Livestreams


Isaac Julien
Julien will speak with curator Leila Weefur on Zoom on October 15 at 3pm New York / 12pm San Francisco. This conversation is organized by the McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco; Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; and Berkeley Arts + Design. Click here for more information and to register. 

Trevor Paglen
Paglen will speak with curator Dan Leers on Zoom on September 17 at 7:30pm New York. This conversation is organized by the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. Click here for more information and to register. 

Paglen will give an online artist talk on October 15 at 12pm New York / 11am Chicago. This conversation is organized by the Cleve Carney Museum of Art and the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. 
Click here for more information.


Olaf Breuning

Breuning and and Gianni Jetzer – Curator-at-Large at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. – discussed Breuning's online exhibition Out of Balance on Instagram Live on May 20, 2020. Click here to watch the conversation.

Judith Hopf
Click here to watch a conversation between Judith Hopf and Metro Pictures director Allison Card from April 29, 2020 on Instagram Live.

Trevor Paglen
Paglen spoke with Artnet News's editor-in-chief Andrew Goldstein for an episode of their The Art Angle podcast. Click here to listen to the discussion.

Gary Simmons
Simmons and curator Helen Molesworth discussed Simmons's exhibition Screaming into the Ether on Instagram Live on April 17, 2020. Click here to watch the conversation.

Simmons also spoke with curator Heidi Zuckerman for an episode of her Conversations about Art podcast. Click here to listen to the discussion.

Sara VanDerBeek
Click here to watch a conversation between Sara VanDerBeek and queer/feminist writer, curator, poet, and art historian William J. Simmons from May 14, 2020 on Instagram Live.

Activities for Home

Download Louise Lawler's Tracings to Color at Home
Louise Lawler has made 12 tracings – black-and-white line versions of her photographs produced with artist and children’s book illustrator Jon Buller – available for children and adults of all ages to print and use as coloring sheets. To access the project, please visit

Paulina Olowska's Paper-Doll Clothes
T Magazine asked Paulina Olowska and a group of illustrators, artists, and designers to create paper-doll outfits. To see them all and download the project, visit

Artist Made Spotify Playlists

Click here to listen to playlists from Olaf Breuning, André Butzer, Robert Longo, John Miller, Jim Shaw, Gary Simmons, Alexandre Singh, and B. Wurtz on Spotify.

Museum Exhibitions

Gretchen Bender
Aggressive Witness, Active Participant, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
September 26 - December 27, 2020 (one-person)

Gretchen Bender’s Dumping Core, Museum of Modern Art, New York

André Butzer
Light, Colour and Hope, Yuz Museum, Shanghai
September 26, 2020 - January 10, 2021 (one-person)

Cui Jie
“You and I don’t live on the same planet”— New Diplomatic Encounters
Taipei Biennial 2020
November 21, 2020 - March 14, 2021

Camille Henrot
Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center, New York
September 1 - October 2, 2020 (group)

The Dreamers
58th October Salon | Belgrade Biennale 2020
October 16 - November 22, 2020

100 Drawings from Now
The Drawing Center, New York
October 7, 2020 - January 17, 2021 (group)

Isaac Julien
Lina Bo Bardi – A Marvellous Entanglement, MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
September 23, 2020 - January 17, 2021 (one-person)

Lessons of The Hour, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco
October 14, 2020 - March 13, 2021 (one-person)

Oliver Laric
Organized by Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
Johanniterkirche, Feldkirch, Austria
September 26 - December 12, 2020 (one-person)

The Dreamers
58th October Salon | Belgrade Biennale 2020
October 16 - November 22, 2020

Louise Lawler
Andy in Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago
August 21, 2019 - March 7, 2021 (one-person)

Robert Longo
When Heaven and Hell Change Places, Hall Art Foundation | Schloss Derneburg Museum, Germany
April 2019 - October 2020 (one-person)

All for the Hall, Organized by Robert Longo, Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York
August 8 - December 31, 2020 (group)

Untitled (Hellion), Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna
Ongoing (public installation) 

John Miller
An Elixir of Immortality, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
June 6 - December 13, 2020 (one-person)

Lost in America, Organized by John Miller, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
September 10, 2020 - January 17, 2021 (group)

Paulina Olowska
Biennale Gherdèˆina 7, Italy
August 8 - October 20, 2020

Trevor Paglen
Unseen Stars, Officine Grandi Riparazioni, Turin    
March 12 - October 10, 2020 (one-person)

Opposing Geometries, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh    
September 4, 2020 - March 14, 2021 (one-person)

Cindy Sherman
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
September 23, 2020 - January 2, 2021 (one-person)

Crossing Views, Organized by Cindy Sherman, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
September 23, 2020 - January 2, 2021 (group)

In Support of Change

Following the lead of our neighbor Gladstone Gallery and in solidarity with all those fighting against police brutality and racial injustice, Metro Pictures will match one hundred $100 donations to the following organizations:

Black Lives Matter
Reclaim The Block
Equal Justice Initiative
The Bail Project
NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Know Your Rights Camp
Communities United for Police Reform

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone that donated and sent us receipts. Together we raised over $20,000.

Mask Crusaders

Mask Crusaders is a platform where artists, institutions, workshops, laborers, and others are able to donate their personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline workers fighting the COVID-19 crisis. To donate PPE, receive PPE, volunteer, or create a new network of the platform in your area, please click here.

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