A version of the V&A’s exhibition Balenciaga, Shaping Fashion is now showing at the Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, until 10 November 2019. The Spanish couturier, whose female dress and master tailoring was admired by Coco Chanel and Christian Dior, was one of the most innovative and influential fashion designers of the 20th century. The Australian exhibitionContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Balenciaga, Shaping Fashion, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, until 10 November 2019”
A painting by Mariano Fortuny y Marsal (1838–1874), The Choice of a Model (1868–74), is on long-term loan from the National Gallery of Art, DC, to the Meadows Museum. In honor of this prestigious loan, the Museum will host an exhibition dedicated to Fortuny and his world, drawing from its rich holdings of works onContinue reading “Opens Today: Fortuny: Friends and Followers, Meadows Museum, Dallas, until June 2, 2019”
The exhibition Southern Geometries, from Mexico to Patagonia celebrates the wealth of color and diversity of styles in the geometric art of Latin America, bringing together 250 artworks made by over 70 artists from the Pre-Columbian period to present. Including modernist abstract art, sculpture and architecture as well as ceramics, weaving, and body painting, theContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: ‘Southern Geometries, from Mexico to Patagonia’, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, until February 24, 2019”
Co-organised by Tate Modern and the Musée Picasso, Paris, the exhibition Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy at Tate Modern chronicles an intensely creative year in the life of this artist. Focusing on representing his lover Marie-Thérèse Walter, he produced some of his most innovative compositions. Surprisingly, this will be the Tate’s first ever solo exhibition dedicated to Picasso.Continue reading “Opens today: Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy at Tate Modern, London”
Kinesthesia: Latin American Kinetic Art, 1954–1969, Palm Springs Art Museum, 26 August 2017 – 15 January, 2018. This exhibition is the first in-depth examination of the pioneering role played by South American artists in the international Kinetic Art movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Grounded by scholarly research into experimental art movements of the lateContinue reading “Featured exhibition: Kinesthesia: Latin American Kinetic Art, 1954–1969, Palm Springs Art Museum, until 15 January 2018”
Picasso/Rivera: Still Life and the Precedence of Form, Meadows Museum, Dallas, USA, until 5 November This focused exhibition of paintings is inspired by a work in the Meadows Museum’s collection, Picasso’s Still Life in a Landscape (1915). In the early 20th century, Picasso and the Mexican artist Diego Rivera both lived and worked in Paris. Initially friends,Continue reading “Featured Exhibition: Picasso/Rivera: Still Life and the Precedence of Form”
Picasso Primitif Musée de Quai Branly, Paris 28 March – 23 July 2017 As evidenced by the exhibition’s documents, letters, objects and photographs, Picasso’s personal collection of the arts of Africa, Oceania, the Americas and Asia accompanied him in his moves from one studio to the next. The aim is not to show anyContinue reading “Closing soon: Picasso Primitif (Paris)”
Miguel Barceló: Sol y Sombra Musée Picasso, Paris 22 March – 31 July 2016 Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris 22 March – 28 August 2016 Born in 1957 in Majorca, Barceló is the first contemporary artist invited to present a monographic exhibition at the recently reopened Musée Picasso. Paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and works on paper, fromContinue reading “Miguel Barceló, Paris”
The exhibition Picasso Sculpture, previously showing some 140 works spanning 1902 to 1964 at MoMA, New York (until 7 February 2016), re-opens, in a reduced form, as Picasso: Scuptures (Musée Picasso, Paris: 8 March – 18 September 2016). MOMA installation reviewed by Rosalind McKeever, Burlington Magazine, December 2015 pp. 880-82 .
Exhibition: Velázquez Grand Palais Paris, 25 March – 13 July 2015 The first monographic exhibition in France on the artis, surveying his entire career and his influence on contemporaries. Organised by the Louvre’s curator of Spanish and Latin American art, Guillaume Kientz, with the support of the Prado and the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.