the national museum of modern art, tokyo, japan
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Furniture: Improvement for good
Design | The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan | Friday 3 March 2017 - Sunday 7 May 2017
Without ample cushions and pompous upholstering, Club Chair B3 or Wassily chair renovated the traditional ponderous image of chairs. It was first shown in 1925 by Marcel Breuer (1902–1981) at the tender age of twenty-three. The designer was after the war to be known also as the architect of the UNESCO headquarters in Paris and the former Whitney Museum of American Art (now the Met Breuer, an annex to the Metropolitan Museum of Art).
the museum of modern art, new york, united-states
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The Shape of Things
Robert B. Menschel
Photography | The Museum of Modern Art, New York, United-States | Sunday 1 January 2017 - Sunday 7 May 2017
The Shape of Things: Photographs from Robert B. Menschel presents an engaging survey of The Museum of Modern Art’s multifaceted collection of photography. Borrowing its title from the eponymous work by Carrie Mae Weems, the exhibition is drawn entirely from works acquired over the past 40 years with the support of Robert B. Menschel, telling the story of photography from its beginnings.
annet gelink gallery, amsterdam, netherlands
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Sarah van Sonsbeeck
Installation | Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands | Saturday 4 March 2017 - Saturday 22 April 2017
Sarah van Sonsbeeck (1976) studied architecture at TUDelft (MA) and art at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie (BA). In 2008, 2009 she had a residency at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunste, Amsterdam. Her work was amongst others on show at De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam (2013), Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2013), Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2012), Museum De Paviljoens, Almere (2009), Musem Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach (2011), the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2009).
solomon r. guggenheim museum, new york, united-states
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Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim
Multimedia | Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, United-States | Friday 10 February 2017 - Wednesday 6 September 2017
On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, the institution will display in the rotunda over 170 modern works from the permanent collections held in New York and Venice. Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim will explore not only avant-garde innovations from the late 19th through mid-20th centuries, but also the radical activities of six patrons who brought to light some of the most significant artists of their day
national portrait gallery, london, united-kingdom
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Painting | National Portrait Gallery, London, United-Kingdom | Thursday 6 October 2016 - Friday 5 February 2016
Picasso’s portraits epitomise the astonishing variety and innovation of his art. This major exhibition of over eighty works focuses on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers and reveals his creative processes as he moved freely between drawing from life, humorous caricature and expressive painting from memory.
camera work gallery, berlin, germany
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Photography | CAMERA WORK Gallery, Berlin, Germany | Saturday 3 December 2016 - Saturday 14 January 2017
After the highly considered Kennedy exhibition in 2004, this year's exhibition will be held in the context of the 10th anniversary of the Museum THE KENNEDYS in Berlin. The exhibition includes famous works as well as photographs that have never been shown before. Among the exhibited artists there are Yousuf Karsh, Elliott Erwitt, Will McBride, Steve Schapiro and Mark Shaw.
edwynn houk gallery, zurich, switzerland
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Photography | Edwynn Houk Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland | Friday 18 November 2016 - Saturday 14 January 2017
A seminal figure in the history of fashion photography, Lillian Bassman's photographs appeared on the pages of Harper's Bazaar from the late 1940s through the 1960s. She trained and worked under famed art director Alexey Brodovitch, eventually becoming art director of Junior Bazaar in 1945, until the magazine's closure in 1948. While working as art director, Bassman regularly hired photographers such as Richard Avedon, Arnold Newman, and Robert Frank. By 1946, Bassman began taking her own photographs and swiftly transitioned from art director to fashion photographer. Her first photograph was published in Bazaar in 1947 and her first editorial story in 1948.
hg contemporary, new york city, united-states
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Photography | HG Contemporary, New York City, United-States | Friday 14 October 2016 - Sunday 30 October 2016
HG Contemporary announces Private, an exhibit by BAFTA and multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, opening October 25th. This show which features photographs from her latest book by the same name, focuses on the cult of celebrity and will feature 17 of her iconic images. The critically acclaimed Jackson, who has been exhibited at the Tate Modern, the Centre Pompidou and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, creates convincingly realistic work about celebrities doing things in private using professional lookalikes, creating scenarios we have all imagined but never seen before. This time, it is current U.S. election headlines that is the focus of her show, where likeness becomes real and fantasy touches on the believable.
robert morat galerie, berlin, germany
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Six Degrees of Freedom
Photography | Robert Morat Galerie, Berlin, Germany | Saturday 10 September 2016 - Saturday 19 November 2016
As in her previous photographic work, notably "Jesus and the Cherries" (2005), "What Still Remains" (both 2008) or "Once, still and forever" (2011), in her latest series "Six Degrees of Freedom" Jessica Backhaus again develops a strong sense of the melancholy of the everyday and the emotional quality of color and light.
galerie hiltawsky, berlin, germany
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Photography | Galerie Hiltawsky, Berlin, Germany | Friday 2 September 2016 - Thursday 27 October 2016
Under the title "Grace" gallery Hiltawsky presents the first German solo exhibition of American artist Elisabeth Sunday (*1959). The exhibition presents over 30 artworks from the series "The Tuareg Portfolios", "Omo Valley Tribes", "Anima – Animus" and "Akan Fisherman" produced between 2005 and 2011.
städel museum, frankfurt am main, germany
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Painting | Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany | Thursday 30 June 2016 - Sunday 23 October 2016
They are monumental paintings, aggressive and defiant in their execution. At the same time, they possess a quality of ambivalence, fatefulness and vulnerability to this day – Georg Baselitz’s dramatic and contradictory “Heroes”.
foam museum, amsterdam, netherlands
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Multimedia | Foam Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands | Friday 16 September 2016 - Wednesday 7 December 2016
This autumn, Foam will present a large solo exhibition by the Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei (1957, China). As a political refugee who lived under constant government surveillance, the artist feels related to the growing influx of refugees attempting to enter Europe.
visa pour l'image, perpignan, france
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Visa pour l'image 2016
International Festival of Photojournalism
Photography | Visa pour l'Image, Perpignan, France | Saturday 27 August 2016 - Sunday 11 September 2016
Welcome to Visa pour l'Image, the premier International Festival of Photojournalism held in Perpignan, France. This festival is a unique event where you can join thousands of kindred spirits who share a love and passion for photography. View the greatest photojournalist work from around the world in exhibitions across the city.
the huntington, san marino, united-states
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Photography | The Huntington, San Marino, United-States | Saturday 18 June 2016 - Monday 3 October 2016
Photographs made by Japanese-American photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto (1921–2012) of architecture by early 20th-century designers Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene will be on public view for the first time in the United States in this focused loan exhibition
bildmuseet, umeå, sweden
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Charles and Ray Eames
Design | Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden | Sunday 17 April 2016 - Monday 5 September 2016
Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the 20th century. Together they moved fluidly between the fields of photography, film, architecture, exhibition-making, and furniture and product design. The Eames Office in Los Angeles was a hub of activity where they produced pioneering designs with a boundless creativity that defined their careers.
museum of modern art, san francisco, united-states
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The Fisher Collection
Pop, Minimal, and Figurative Art
Multimedia | Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, United-States | Saturday 14 May 2016 - Sunday 1 January 2017
This exhibition of works from the 1960s and beyond features American Pop and Minimal artists, as well as the work of key figures exploring the human form as subject. The 1960s saw a fresh focus on the external world, with artworks addressing pressing social and political issues, in contrast to the highly subjective abstract painting that had dominated the previous decade.
museum of modern art, san francisco, united-states
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The Fisher Collection
Approaching American Abstraction
Painting | Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, United-States | Saturday 14 May 2016 - Sunday 1 January 2017
This exhibition of selected American artists in the Doris and Donald Fisher Collection explores the diverse approaches to abstraction developed since 1950, from the forceful brushwork of Lee Krasner to the contemplative canvases and reliefs of Ellsworth Kelly and the enigmatic wood forms of Martin Puryear.
musée des beaux-arts de montréal, montréal, canada
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Photography | Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Montréal, Canada | Saturday 10 September 2016 - Sunday 22 January 2017
In this major Canadian premiere, discover the work of the American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe – seductive and disturbing, yet always stunning. The exhibition features his exquisite, highly stylized black-and-white portraits of the celebrities of his time – Richard Gere, Andy Warhol, Patti Smith and Yoko Ono, among others – along with nudes and still lifes.
museo nacional centro de arte reina sofía, madrid, spain
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Multimedia | Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain | Wednesday 5 October 2016 - Monday 9 January 2017
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Museo Reina Sofía have organised what will be one of the most comprehensive retrospectives devoted to Belgian artist Marcel Broodthaers (1924–1976). His remarkable output in the 1960s and 1970s established him as one of the most important artists on the international scene, and one of the most influential for numerous contemporary artists from that time to the present day.
tate modern, london, united-kingdom
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Painting | Tate Modern, London, United-Kingdom | Wednesday 14 September 2016 - Sunday 8 January 2017
Discover one of the most notable Cuban artists of the twentieth century at this major retrospective. His work poetically addresses themes of social injustice, nature and spirituality, and was greeted internationally with both consternation and acclaim. Lam’s work now brings a historical perspective to contemporary issues.
the metropolitan museum of art, new york, united-states
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In New York
Painting | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United-States | Wednesday 19 October 2016 - Monday 20 February 2017
The exhibition Max Beckmann in New York at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will put a spotlight on the artist’s special connection with New York City. It will feature 14 paintings that Beckmann painted while living in New York from 1949 to 1950, as well as 25 earlier works, dating from 1920 to 1948, from New York collections.
the metropolitan museum of art, new york, united-states
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Jean Honoré Fragonard
Painting | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United-States | Thursday 6 October 2016 - Sunday 8 October 2017
Jean Honoré Fragonard (1732–1806)—one of the most forward-looking and inventive artists of the 18th century—was equally skilled in painting, drawing, and etching. Unlike many old masters for whom drawing was a preparatory tool, Fragonard explored the potential of chalk, ink, and wash to create sheets that were works of art in their own right.
milk gallery, new york, united-states
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Photography | Milk Gallery, New York, United-States | Wednesday 16 November 2016 - Thursday 22 December 2016
An exhibition about the famous american photographer Michael Zagaris shooting the most influential musicians of the decade including Ten Years After, Humble Pie, Grateful Dead, The Faces, Patti Smith, Santana, Blondie and The Clash. His unique perspective led to many editorial gigs, working steadily for Rolling Stone, Creem, Melody Maker, NME, and Oui.
national portrait gallery, washington, d.c., united-states
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In the Groove: Jazz Portraits
Photography | National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., United-States | Thursday 5 May 2016 - Monday 20 February 2017
This exhibition from the collection of the National Portrait Gallery features Leonard’s iconic images of jazz legends such as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk and Sarah Vaughan.
national portrait gallery, london, united-kingdom
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Photography | National Portrait Gallery, London, United-Kingdom | Thursday 21 July 2016 - Sunday 23 October 2016
William Eggleston is a pioneering American photographer renowned for his vivid, poetic and mysterious images. This exhibition of 100 works surveys Eggleston’s full career from the 1960s to the present day and is the most comprehensive display of his portrait photography ever.
palazzo grassi, venice, italy
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Painting | Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy | Sunday 17 April 2016 - Sunday 6 November 2016
In 1986, Sigmar Polke was awarded the Golden Lion at the 42nd Venice Biennale. With Athanor, his project for the German Pavilion, the artist developed techniques and motifs that would become central to his work, and which today, 30 years later constitute the thematic core of the exhibition: alchemic experimentation and political anxiety.
crocker art museum, sacramento, united-states
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Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose
Book | Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, United-States | Sunday 11 June 2017 - Sunday 17 September 2017
"Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose" marks the tenth anniversary of the popular art magazine, Hi-Fructose. Highlighted, are fifty-one who are among the most remarkable contemporary artists featured between its pages.
museum of contemporary art krakow, krakow, poland
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Medicine in Art
Multimedia | Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow, Krakow, Poland | Friday 22 April 2016 - Sunday 2 October 2016
Medicine in Art is another exhibition in the series that confronts terms permeating the public sphere of reference with the viewpoint of the artist. Medicine is present throughout human life and impacts on all its aspects. Medicine offers help and cure, while putting us to task and inspiring reflection. The connotations it has are, above all, illness, pain and therapeutic treatment. Another theme is physical wasting and death.
the museum of contemporary art, oslo, norway
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On the verge
Multimedia | The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway | Friday 21 October 2016 - Sunday 26 February 2017
We practise while we play,” was Sidsel Paaske's motto in life. During her short artistic career, Paaske was always open to new ideas and expressed herself in many different media. She started out as a textile artist, but was quick to break into new “ism-free” territory. Her innate desire to experiment caused her to throw herself into a range of different styles and she moved freely among different media, including watercolour, oil painting, textiles, enamel, music, text, book illustration, sculpture and jewellery.
reykjavík museum of photography, reykjavík, iceland
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Þorvaldur Örn Kristmundsson
Vanishing Culture – Westfjords
Photography | Reykjavík Museum of Photography, Reykjavík, Iceland | Saturday 21 May 2016 - Sunday 11 September 2016
Photographs by Þorvaldur Örn Kristmundsson. This exhibition depicts the life of the farmers, deserted farms and the landscape of one the oldest farming communities in the Ísafjarðardjúp in the western part of Iceland, where hardship and harsh weather conditions have put a mark on their daily life from the times of the first settlers.
international center of photography, new york, united-states
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Public, Private, Secret
Photography | International Center of Photography, New York, United-States | Thursday 23 June 2016 - Sunday 8 January 2017
Public, Private, Secret is the premiere exhibition at the new ICP Museum, located at 250 Bowery. Organized by Curator-in-Residence, Charlotte Cotton, with ICP Associate Curator Pauline Vermare and Assistant Curator Marina Chao, the debut show and events program explore the concept of privacy in today’s society and studies how contemporary self-identity is tied to public visibility.
grimaldi forum, monaco, monaco
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Monaco and French Culture
Painting | Grimaldi Forum, Monaco, Monaco | Saturday 2 July 2016 - Sunday 4 September 2016
The Grimaldi Forum Monaco has chosen as its theme for the Summer 2016 Exhibition: Francis Bacon, Monaco and French Culture. It will be curated by Martin Harrison, author of the Francis Bacon Catalogue Raisonné, and will take place with the support of The Estate of Francis Bacon in London, and the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation based in Monaco. The exhibition will show over sixty works by the artist making it one of the most ambitious projects lately.