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City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection at The Museum of the City of New York
‘City as Canvas’ is the first exhibition of the treasure trove of 1970s and ‘80s graffiti amassed by artist and pioneering collector Martin Wong, who donated the entire collection to the City Museum in 1994. The exhibition features seminal paintings by many New York graffiti artists, as well as photographs by Charlie Ahearn, Henry Chalfont, Martha Cooper, and others.
For Your Eyes Only: A Private Collection, from Mannerism to Surrealism at Peggy Guggenheim Collection
This exhibition at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection presents to the general public for the first time the Richard and Ulla Dreyfus-Best Collection which was collected by the Basel-based art collectors over the course of more than thirty years. The exhibition is curated by Andreas Beyer, professor of Art History at the University of Basel.
Slice of Summer at Ink_d
‘Slice of Summer’ is the summer’s group show at our sister gallery Ink_d. This diverse exhibition sees the introduction of two new artists who have been recently added to the Ink_d roster.
Frida Kahlo at Scuderie del Quirinale
Frida Kahlo the rebel, the ‘ocultdora’, is the very symbol of the artistic avant-garde and exuberance of Mexican culture in the 20th century. This exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale explores Frida Kahlo’s artistic career from start to finish.
Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
‘Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe’ is the first comprehensive overview of the influential movement to be shown in the United States of one of Europe’s most important 20th century avant-garde movements. The exhibition features over 360 works, including several never before seen outside of Italy.
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to the artist’s paper cut-outs made between 1943 and 1954. It brings together around 120 works, many seen together for the first time, in a groundbreaking reassessment of Matisse’s colourful and innovative final works.
Making Colour at National Gallery, London
‘Making Colour’, the first exhibition of its kind in the UK, looks at the wide range of materials used to create colours in paintings and other works of art. It features the material problems faced by artists in achieving their painterly aims, the breakthroughs they struggled for, and the difficulties they encountered in works of art that were both beautiful and enduring.
Matisse from SFMOMA at Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
This joint exhibition brings together the work of Henri Matisse from both the San Francisco of Modern Art and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The exhibition features 23 paintings, sculptures and works on paper tracing four decades of Matisse’s career.
MIX: Summer Group Show at Lawrence Alkin Gallery
Lawrence Alkin Gallery’s latest show ‘Mix’ forms part of their biannual group show programme, which showcases and celebrates the breadth of artists associated with the gallery.