“Design with the Other 90%: Cities,” the second in a series of themed exhibitions by Cooper-Hewitt that demonstrate how design can address the world’s most critical issues, opens Oct. 15 at the United Nations and runs through Jan. 9, 2012. Organized by

Through August 27th, New York City art space The Kitchen is hosting a two-month retrospective of its auspicious first fifteen years as a bastion for the downtown art scene of the seventies and eighties. Now located in Chelsea, The Kitchen stood in Soho for its first fifteen years, where it supported the wild, defiant expressionism of a very pre-Giuliani metropolis.