Included in our picks of stand-out exhibitions opening this week are Andy Warhol's ink drawings, hyperrealist paintings, a group show of artists hailing from South Asia and the Middle East, and an expansive exhibition of altered photographs. Read on to discover new exhibitions opening in New York City through December 4, 2016.

Westwood Gallery NYC: “Andy Warhol: Drawn to Dance”

“Andy Warhol: Drawn to Dance” opens on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Westwood Gallery NYC in SoHo. The exhibition remains on view through December 29, 2016.

"Drawn to Dance" features 49 free form ink drawings by Andy Warhol created between 1955 to 1967. The drawings illustrate the artist's fascination with performance arts during his rise to fame as a globally known Pop artist. The introspective drawings include performing ballerinas, acrobats and circus performers, landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, as well as a series based on an invented child-like character with only a head and arms juxtaposed alongside gears, cogs and wires.

Westwood Gallery NYC is located at 262 Bowery, New York, NY 10012. www.westwoodgallery.com.

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"Untitled (Dancer)" by Andy Warhol, 1955-67. Ink on paper, signed, 11 x 8.5 inches. © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS). Courtesy WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC, 262 Bowery, New York City 10012. T. 212-925-5700, www.westwoodgallery.com.

"Untitled (Dancer)" by Andy Warhol, 1955-67. Ink on paper, signed, 11 x 8.5 inches. © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS). Courtesy WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC, 262 Bowery, New York City 10012. T. 212-925-5700, www.westwoodgallery.com.

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Arnot Gallery: “The Mother Road: Luigi Rocca Exhibition”

“The Mother Road: Luigi Rocca Exhibition” opens on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Arnot Gallery in Chelsea. The exhibition remains on view through February 3, 2017.

"The Mother Road" is a solo exhibition of paintings by Luigi Rocca. The hyperrealist paintings on view feature nostalgic subjects including classic diner exteriors, motel signs, gas stations and scenes from the artist's native Italy. From afar, the acrylic works appear as photographs capturing moments in time, only to reveal painterly details when viewed up close.

Arnot Gallery is located at 525 W 20th St, New York, NY 10011. www.arnotgallery.com.

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Aicon Gallery: “Sown Together”

“Sown Together” has an Opening Reception on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Aicon Gallery on the Lower East Side. The exhibition remains on view through January 14, 2017.

"Sown Together" is a group exhibition featuring 15 artists drawn from South Asia, the broader Middle East, and their respective diasporas. The show explores how cultural and artistic roots can continue to permeate a region despite arbitrary partitions that are placed upon that region, resulting in political and social conflict.

Artists on view include Marium Agha, Roohi Ahmed, Waseem Ahmed, Bolo (Saks Afridi & Qinza Najm), Nitin Mukul, Murad Khan Mumtaz, Fatima Munir, Aditya Pande, Promotesh Das Pulak, Debanjan Roy, Avishek Sen, Revati Sharma Singh, Sujith SN, Himanshu Suri, and Pinar Yoldas.

Aicon Gallery is located at 35 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012. www.aicongallery.com.

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"Perfect Love and Other Stories (3)" by Marium Agha, 2016. Thread and rope on Montvale acid free paper, 11.5 x 16.5 inches. Courtesy of Aicon Gallery.

"Perfect Love and Other Stories (3)" by Marium Agha, 2016. Thread and rope on Montvale acid free paper, 11.5 x 16.5 inches. Courtesy of Aicon Gallery.

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Ricco/Maresca: “CHANGED: The Altered Photograph”

“CHANGED: The Altered Photograph” has an Opening Reception on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ricco/Maresca in Chelsea. The exhibition remains on view through January 14, 2017.

This exhibition co-curated by Frank Maresca and David Winter presents photographic works bridging over 150 years. The show highlights the medium's potential to meld elements of reality with elements of the creative imagination. Works on view reject the notion that photography is "clean" or objective and highlight the experimental spirit of the medium. The exhibition pulls from diverse genres and techniques, from the dawn of photography to avant-garde and Pop art as well as contemporary examples.

Ricco/Maresca is located at 529 W 20th St, New York, NY 10011. www.riccomaresca.com.

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