With the beautiful, if somewhat erratic, autumnal weather upon us it’s the perfect time to throw yourself in a cashmere wrap and take a Saturday stroll through the gallery district. Here’s a short list of must see shows…

Justin Bower: Panic Room
Unix Gallery
532 W 24th
Thru December 12

Panic Room












Brad Kahlhamer: A Fist of Feathers
Jake Shainman Gallery
524 W 24th
Thru November 16













And in the back room is his “Bowery Nation” installation that is not to be missed.

Bowery Nation












Richard Serra: Inside Out
Gagosian Gallery
522 W 21st
Thru January 25

Inside Out











Richard Serra: Intervals
Gagosian Gallery
555 W 24th
Thru January 25th













Christopher Wool
Guggenheim Museum
Thru January 22

Christopher Wool












For all the fashionistas the must see show of this season is the Gaultier show! If it was at the Met it would have more media buzz and long lines and with the recent lackluster Costume Institute shows of Prada and the abysmal Punk show of last summer the Gaultier is the first must see fashion related show since the McQueen show of 2011.

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Thru February 23

Jean Paul Gaultier












Also while at the Brooklyn Museum an equally mesmerizing show is the…
Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey

A Fantastic Journey












And not to forget the show at FIT that I think is very important is…
A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk

From the Closet to the Catwalk










Whether strolling the Chelsea gallery district or the Brooklyn Museum enjoy the beautiful colors on vibrant display in their respective parks, the Highline Park and Brooklyn Botanical Gardens and let nature and art nurture and inspire your soul.