Check out our picks for this week:
• Today is the last chance to see Joaquín Torres-García: The Arcadian Modern, a major retrospective of this boundary-breaking artist whose work influenced avant-garde movements throughout his entire career.
• On Wednesday, watch the live stream of MoMA’s Forum on Contemporary Photography, which this year celebrate the 30th anniversary of New Photography by focusing changes in contemporary photo-based culture since 1985, the exhibition series’s inaugural year. Participants include Darsie Alexander, Charlotte Cotton, Thomas Demand, David Hartt, Thomas Lax, and Erin Shirreff.
• Stop by The Newsstand, in the exhibition Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015, on Thursday, when artist India Salvor Menuez will present BOOKLUB 10, the 10th edition of the ongoing performance series‚ asking both artists and the audience to contribute, which began at the original The Newsstand, in Brooklyn’s Lorimer Street/Metropolitan Avenue subway station.
• Special Gallery Sessions this week feature conservator Jim Coddington in a Q&A about the process he undertook to restore some of the works in Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934–1954, on Thursday, and artist Michael Rakowitz and research assistant Jennifer Gray in a Q&A about Rakowitz’s ongoing project paraSITE, featured in the exhibition Endless House: Intersections of Art and Architecture, on Friday.
• The 15th annual DocFortnight festival kicks off on Friday with the New York premiere of Bill Woodberry’s And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead, a portrait of African American surrealist poet Bob Kaufman, one of the Beat Generation’s most overlooked artists. The screening is followed by a discussion with Woodberry.
• On Sunday, head to MoMA PS1 for Sunday Sessions, when Hayley Aviva Silverman will present, Twister, her ninth “dog play,” in which a small cast of untrained dogs takes on well-known characters from popular culture.