Art

The 6 Most Instagrammable Spots in NYC Right Now

Refresh your feed at these made-for-selfies art exhibitions and immersive experiences.

Photo courtesy of Winky Lux/Facebook

Want to add flair to your Instagram feed? Treat your followers to images of these fanciful, only-in–New York and only-right-now spots (most have limited engagements). 

Think Pink

Wander through eight whimsical spaces at Winky Lux’s magical pop-up beauty shop, designed with avid Instagrammers in mind. Strike a pose in the psychedelic disco ball room or in front of the blooming flower wall and snap a selfie while sinking into a sea of plush pillows or the playful lemonade ball pit. Through Thursday, February 28; 430 West Broadway (between Spring and Prince Streets), SoHo

Dream of Disney

Put on your favorite Mickey ears and pay a visit to the playful 16,000-square-foot exhibition “Mickey: The True Original,” showcasing a slew of ’grammable vintage and contemporary works dedicated to the world’s most famous mouse—from larger-than-life sculptures and striking murals to endless walls of costumes and memorabilia. Through Sunday, February 10; 60 Tenth Avenue (between West 14th and 15th Streets), Chelsea

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Photo by Ally Schenker

Look Again

Serve your own head on a platter, stand atop a bottomless pit, or even defy gravity at the stunning new Museum of Illusions, where everything is photo-worthy and nothing is quite what it seems. Bring a friend (or tripod) to capture the perfect shot. 77 Eighth Avenue (between West 13th and 14th Streets), Greenwich Village

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Catch Warhol at the Whitney

Pay homage to one of the most celebrated artists of all time at the Whitney Museum of American Art’s newest retrospective, “Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again.” Feast your eyes on a bright array of works by the OG Instagrammer himself—from a vibrant wall of silk-screen paintings spotlighting Hollywood legends to his famous Campbell’s Soup series. Through Sunday, March 31; 99 Gansevoort Street (off Tenth Avenue), Meatpacking District

Photo by Carolina Ramirez

Drive Into Fantasy

Love Grand Theft Auto? Take a back seat at this new immersive exhibition by Minneapolis artist Mathew Zefeldt, who drew inspiration from the hit video game in creating “Customizable Realities”—a crazy-cool land abound with deer, crashed cars, and fighter jets strewn across giant oil paintings. Through Sunday, February 10; The Hole, 312 Bowery (between East Houston and Bleecker Streets), NoHo

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Photo courtesy of The Hole

Be Hue

There’s no place in the city that’s more colorful than—well—the Color Factory. The interactive exhibition showcases everyday colors found across the five boroughs through a rainbow assortment of installations (including a retro, neon-pink polka dot dance floor and a polychromatic hallway) created by a multitude of artists and designers. Through Thursday, February 28; 251 Spring Street (between Varick Street and Sixth Avenue), SoHo

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Photo by Sayaka Ueno

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