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November 2016

Infinite Blue

November 25, 2016 - November 5, 2017
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The works of art in Infinite Blue feature blue in all its variety a fascinating strand of visual poetry running from ancient times to the present day. In cultures dating back thousands of years, blue—the color of the skies—has often been associated with the spiritual but also signifies power, status, and beauty." The spiritual and material aspects of blue combine to tell us stories about global history, cultural values, technological innovation, and international commerce. This cross-departmental survey includes objects from…

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January 2017

Marisa Merz: The Sky Is a Great Space

January 24, 2017 - May 7, 2017
The Met Breuer, 945 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10021 United States
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This exhibition is the first major retrospective in the United States of works by Italian painter, sculptor, and installation artist Marisa Merz (born 1926), the sole female protagonist of the Arte Povera movement." Encompassing five decades of work—from her early experiments with nontraditional art materials and processes to mid-career installations that balance intimacy with impressive scale to the enigmatic portrait heads she created after 1975—the exhibition at The Met Breuer will explore Merz's prodigious talent and influence. Courtesy of The…

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Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980’s

January 27, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 10014 United States
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Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s presents a focused look at painting from this decade with works drawn entirely from the Museum’s collection. In the 1980s, painting recaptured the imagination of the contemporary art world against a backdrop of expansive change. An unprecedented number of galleries appeared on the scene, particularly in downtown New York. Groundbreaking exhibitions—that blurred distinctions between high and low art—were presented at alternative and artist-run spaces. New mediums, including video and installation art, were on the…

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February 2017

David Hockney

February 9, 2017 - May 29, 2017
Tate Britain, Millbank, Westminster
London, SW1P 4RG United Kingdom
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This exhibition gathers together an extensive selection of David Hockney’s most famous works celebrating his achievements in painting, drawing, print, photography and video across six decades. As he approaches his 80th birthday, Hockney continues to change his style and ways of working, embracing new technologies as he goes. From his portraits and images of Los Angeles swimming pools, through to his drawings and photography, Yorkshire landscapes and most recent paintings – some of which have never been seen before in…

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WOLFGANG TILLMANS: 2017

February 15, 2017 - June 11, 2017
Tate Modern, Bankside
London, SE1 9TG United Kingdom
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This is Wolfgang Tillmans’s first ever exhibition at Tate Modern and brings together works in an exciting variety of media – photographs, of course, but also video, digital slide projections, publications, curatorial projects and recorded music – all staged by the artist in characteristically innovative style. The year 2003 is the exhibition’s point of departure, representing for Tillmans the moment the world changed, with the invasion of Iraq and anti-war demonstrations. The social and political form a rich vein throughout…

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Seurat’s Circus Sideshow

February 17, 2017 - May 29, 2017
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave
New York, 10028 United States
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Taking as its focus one of The Met's most captivating masterpieces, this thematic exhibition will afford a unique context for appreciating the heritage and allure of Circus Sideshow (Parade de cirque), painted in 1887–88 by Georges Seurat (1859–1891). Anchored by a remarkable group of related works by Seurat that will fully illuminate the lineage of the motif in his inimitable conté crayon drawings, the presentation will explore the fascination the sideshow subject held for other artists in the nineteenth century,…

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March 2017

A World View: John Latham

March 2, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Serpentine Galleries, Kensington Gardens
London , W2 3XA
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As a pioneer of British conceptual art, John Latham (1921-2006) has exerted a powerful and lasting influence, not only on his peers but on generations of younger artists. This spring, the Serpentine hosts a new exhibition that encompasses all strands of Latham’s extraordinary practice, including sculpture, installation, painting, film, land art, engineering, found-object assemblage, performance and the artist’s theoretical writings. John Latham, 'Erth', 1971. © John Latham Estate​; Courtesy of LUX​, ​London.

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Jardins

March 15, 2017 - June 24, 2017
Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, 3 avenue du Général Eisenhower
Paris, 75008 France
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Jardins is a modest attempt to echo the words of Foucault, often quoted but no less important for that: «The garden is the smallest part of the world and the whole world at the same time.» The subject has been examined using its essential definition: an enclosure, a delimited area within a territory, an orchestrated area that is a window to the world. Presented at the Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, this multidisciplinary assembly of painting, sculptures, photographs, drawings, films…

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Pissaro in Eragny

March 16, 2017 - July 9, 2017
Musée du Luxembourg, 19 Rue de Vaugirard
Paris, 75006 France
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In parallel to the retrospective being held at the Musée Marmottan Monet, beginning in February, Réunion des musées nationaux-Grand Palais will be holding an exhibition on a brand new subject at the Musée du Luxembourg, concentrating on the final two decades of the artist’s life.Having settled in the village of Eragny-sur-Epte, he developed a kind of utopia that can be seen in both his painting and his political commitment. The exhibition includes not only moving landscapes of this pseudo farm,…

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Olga Picasso

March 21, 2017 - September 3, 2017
Musée Picasso, 5 Rue de Thorigny
Paris, 75003 France
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Olga Khokhlova was born to a colonel in 1891, in Nijin, a Ukrainian town located within the Russian Empire. In 1912, she entered the prestigious and innovative Russian Ballet directed by Serge Diaghilev. It was in Rome, spring 1917, where she met Pablo Picasso while he was producing, at the invitation of Jean Cocteau, the decorations and costumes of the ballet Parade (music by Erik Satie, theme by Jean Cocteau, choreography by Léonide Massine). On July 12, 1918, the couple…

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