Melanie Daniel’s “Lotus Eaters.” The Israeli-Canadian artist returns with paintings that appear mythological and dreamlike on the surface. Asya Geisberg Gallery, 527 W. 23rd St., asyageisberggallery.com Through Oct. 11.
“Roy Lichtenstein: Intimate Sculptures.” An exhibition of 14 sculptures and maquettes, that blur the borders of drawing, sculpture, and painting. FLAG Art Foundation, 545 W. 25th St., flagartfoundation.org. Through Jan. 31, 2015
“Helen Frankenthaler, Composing with Color: Paintings 1962-1963.” Paintings by the second-generation Abstract Expressionist composed with color rather than with line. Gagosian Gallery, 980 Madison Ave., Gagosian.com. Sept. 11-Oct. 18, 2014
Nir Hod’s “Once Everything was Much Better Even the Future.” The New York-based Israeli artist returns with an exhibit of stylized and provocative works. Paul Kasmin Gallery, 293 10th Ave., at 27th Street., paulkasmingallery.com. Sept. 11-Oct. 25, 2014
“Dani Gal: As from Afar.” A short fictionalized film about the relationship between Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who devoted his life to Nazi hunting, and Albert Speer, Hitler’s chief architect. The Jewish Museum, Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street, Jewishmuseum.org. Sept. 12- Feb. 1, 2015
“Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life.” Examines the New York-based graphic designer’s sketchbooks, hand-drawn and computer-generated illustrations, paintings, collages, textiles, and fashion. Bard Graduate Center, 38 W. 86th St., bgc.bard.edu/gallery. Sept. 19- Jan. 11, 2015
“When the Greeks Ruled Egypt” features manuscripts from a Jewish resident of Elephantine, an island in the Nile; it is comprised of five contracts linked to a man known as Ananiah son of Azariah and his descendants, shedding light on the life of a Jewish family. Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 15 E. 84th St., isaw.nyu.edu. Oct. 8- Jan. 4, 2015
“Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage.” Pictures taken for pleasure by the iconic contemporary photographer. New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, nyhistory.org. Nov. 21-Feb. 22, 2015
Annual exhibitions and auctions of Important Judaica and Israeli & International Art. Here’s an opportunity to view and purchase fine arts by Israeli and Jewish artists as well as valuable Judaic objects. Sotheby’s, York Avenue and 72nd Street. Nov. 30-Dec. 4. Sotheybs.com. (212) 606-7000.