New York Entertainment - To Do: July 26–August 9, 2017

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Art5. See Karel FunkConceptual balancing act.  Sometimes the quiet summer season gives us jolting gifts. That’s Karel Funk. The painter drains the gas out of Ingres-style neurotic realism, reprograms it, puts it back in, and gives us visual ghosts. We marvel at these epically bland portraits: They’re so perfect that they’re almost dead. —J.S.303 Gallery, 555 West 21st Street, through August 18.