Summer in New York City may be when people skip town (at least on weekends), but flipping through the Brooklyn Rail I came across some shows that look interesting. If anything, these should provide good places in and around NYC to escape from the heat.
Model Theories at Ford Project, Jun 26 to Aug 10:
[Artwork by Haus-Rucker-Co]
Emily Kinni at 1:1, Jul 12 to Aug 4:
["Execution Chambers" by Emily Kinni]
Art in Buildings at 125 Maiden Lane, Jun 27 to Oct 20:
[Left: Flock House "Chromasphere" by Mary Mattingly (photo is previous installation at Battery Park City). Right: "Matrix V" by Erwin Redl, a permanent installation by appointment only.]
Vivien Bittencourt: In The Arms Of Time at Ille Arts (Amagansett, Long Island), Jul 14 to Aug 8:
["Selinunte" by Vivien Bittencourt]
Not in Brooklyn Rail but worth a look is a show on the tenth anniversary of the Austrian Cultural Forum New York.
Our Haus at Austrian Cultural Forum, May 17 to Aug 26:
[Exhibition poster design by Ahoystudios.com]