There’s no shortage of awesome art world escapades to get mixed up in this autumn. How to whittle down the pickings to the few things you can tackle in the fraction of a week during which you’ve actually got free time? That is the question. We suggest you start with our guide to the good stuff—which is no doubt missing some majorly cool stuff but we’re trying to exercise some self-restraint here and it’s A STRUGGLE, FOLKS. – Team 20x200
- The New Museum's Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon explores the inherently politicized nature of gender non-conforming contemporary art.
- Quick! Catch Scott Listfield and his traveling astronaut at Rotofugi Gallery in Chicago before his show ends this Sunday. Can't make it? Peep his more permanent work in this gorgeous Worcester mural.
- Our 5+5 fave Nora Gomez-Strauss is hard at work over at Public Art Fund with their latest: the debut of Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei's most expansive outdoor project, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.
- Ruben Natal-San Miguel celebrates the dizzying diversity of New York City with his show at Station Independent Projects.
- Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA (a Getty Foundation run series) is bringing together more than 65 SoCal galleries to center Latinx art.
- Nothing can keep us from this retrospective exhibition of Ruth Asawa's groundbreaking work.
Set yourself up for a serene season switch with Ky Anderson's show Small Stories.
- Small but mighty: don't miss 20x200 artist Ky Anderson's solo show Small Stories at Matteawan Gallery.
- Catch legendary photog Walker Evans' work in this cool, conceptual SF show.
- Gowan down to Gowanus for their annual Open Studios! Maybe you'll find your new fav artist in this Brooklyn 'hood.
- 20x200 artist Ross Racine's solo exhibition opens soon at The Front Room gallery, and it promises to be brimming with his dope digital drawings.
- Longtime 20x200 friend + Chronicle Books CEO Nion McEvoy is opening a non-profit public space for his private art collection in San Francisco's bustling art hub, Minnesota Street Project.
Joel Meyerowitz captures the "mysterious moments around dusk" in his autumn show.
- Anyone in the UK? You can still snag tix to 20x200 artist Molly Crabapple's upcoming lecture on the art of revolution and protest.
- Fall for Auguste Rodin from coast to coast: in NYC's Metropolitan Museum of Art, and at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco.
- Catch 20x200 artist Joel Meyerowitz's incredible camera work at Howard Greenberg Gallery.
- Edel Rodriguez's autumn SVA subway series is everything. Just watch this vid and you'll see what we mean.
- Want more? Read these requisite art round-ups, and don't forget about William Wegman's show at Sperone Westwater (which we mentioned in our Click List this week. You read our Click List, right?)