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Installation view, Katharina Grosse: The Horse Trotted Another Couple of Metres, Then It Stopped, Carriageworks, Sydney, January 6–April 8, 2018. Artwork © Katharina Grosse and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017. Photo: Zan Wimberley

Opening this Week

Katharina Grosse
Déplacer les étoiles

June 1, 2024–February 24, 2025
Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
www.centrepompidou-metz.fr

This site-specific exhibition by Katharina Grosse, whose title translates to Shifting the Stars, will see more than 8,000 square meters of brightly colored fabric suspended by enormous knots from the soaring ceilings of the Grande Nef, the museum’s “great nave” that was designed for the presentation of monumental artworks. The fabric will drape and spill out from the Grande Nef onto the forecourt of the Centre Pompidou-Metz to plunge visitors into a disorienting, yet thrilling, sea of color.

Installation view, Katharina Grosse: The Horse Trotted Another Couple of Metres, Then It Stopped, Carriageworks, Sydney, January 6–April 8, 2018. Artwork © Katharina Grosse and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017. Photo: Zan Wimberley

Helen Frankenthaler, Star Gazing, 1989, Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, New York © 2024 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Opening this Week

Van Gogh et les Étoiles

June 1–September 8, 2024
Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles, France
www.fondation-vincentvangogh-arles.org

This exhibition, whose title translates to Van Gogh and the Stars, is centered around Vincent van Gogh’s painting Starry Night (1888), which was painted in Arles and is loaned by the Museé d’Orsay in Paris. Through 165 works by more than seventy-eight artists, the exhibition aims to shed new light on van Gogh’s practice, highlighting its legacy and the erudite work and research carried out by the artist throughout his life. Work by Helen Frankenthaler, Thomas Houseago, and Anselm Kiefer is included.

Helen Frankenthaler, Star Gazing, 1989, Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, New York © 2024 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Albert Oehlen, Mission Rohrfrei, 1996, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris © Albert Oehlen/ADAGP, Paris. Photo: © Primae/Louis Bourjac

Just Opened

Albert Oehlen
Malerei: Selected Works from the Collection

Through October 27, 2024
Espace Louis Vuitton Beijing
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Albert Oehlen: Malerei features six paintings made by the artist over thirty years from Fondation Louis Vuitton’s collection: Untitled (1992–2005), Mission Rohrfrei (1996), Rasieren (2005), Rock (2009), Untitled (2017) and Ömega Man 23 (2022). The works—many of which have never been shown before—are being presented as part of the Fondation’s Hors-les-murs, a program that introduces the collection to international audiences in major cities. This compact selection reveals Oehlen’s long and boundary pushing engagement with the history of abstract painting.

Albert Oehlen, Mission Rohrfrei, 1996, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris © Albert Oehlen/ADAGP, Paris. Photo: © Primae/Louis Bourjac

Jeff Wall, Man at a mirror, 2019 © Jeff Wall

Just Opened

Jeff Wall
Cuentos Posibles

Through October 13, 2024
La Virreina Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona, Spain
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This exhibition, whose title translates to Possible Tales, presents thirty-six works by Jeff Wall, created since 1980. The show includes earlier photographs that range from traditional reportage to elaborate constructions and montages produced at a large scale typically identified with painting. Newer “cinematographic” works, as Wall describes them, which he carefully staged, are also included in the exhibition.

Jeff Wall, Man at a mirror, 2019 © Jeff Wall

Installation view, Indian Skies: The Howard Hodgkin Collection of Indian Court Painting, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 6–June 9, 2024. Photo: Hyla Skopitz

On View

Indian Skies
The Howard Hodgkin Collection of Indian Court Painting

Through June 9, 2024
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
www.metmuseum.org

Over the course of sixty years, Howard Hodgkin formed a collection of Indian paintings and drawings that is recognized as one of the finest of its kind. The artist collected works from the Mughal, Deccani, Rajput, and Pahari courts dating from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. This exhibition presents over 120 of these works, many of which the Metropolitan Museum of Art recently acquired, alongside loans from the Howard Hodgkin Indian Collection Trust.

Installation view, Indian Skies: The Howard Hodgkin Collection of Indian Court Painting, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 6–June 9, 2024. Photo: Hyla Skopitz

Francesca Woodman, Untitled, Providence, Rhode Island, 1975–78 © Woodman Family Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

On View

Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron
Portraits to Dream In

Through June 16, 2024
National Portrait Gallery, London
www.npg.org.uk

Photographers Francesca Woodman (1958–1981) and Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–1879) lived a century apart—Cameron working in the United Kingdom and Sri Lanka from the 1860s onwards, and Woodman in the United States and Italy from the 1970s. Both women explored portraiture, going beyond its ability to record appearance, and using their own creativity and imagination to suggest notions of beauty, symbolism, transformation, and storytelling. Showcasing more than 150 rare vintage prints, this exhibition presents an overview of both artists’ careers, and suggests new ways both to look at their work and to examine how photographic portraiture was created in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Francesca Woodman, Untitled, Providence, Rhode Island, 1975–78 © Woodman Family Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Dora Maar aux ongles verts, 1936, Museum Berggruen, Berlin © Succession Picasso 2024 by SIAE 2024. Photo: Jens Ziehe

On View

Affinità elettive
Picasso, Matisse, Klee e Giacometti

Through June 23, 2024
Gallerie dell’Accademia and Casa dei Tre Oci, Venice
www.gallerieaccademia.it

Affinità elettive, whose title translates to Elective Affinities, is held across two locations in Venice: Gallerie dell’Accademia and Casa dei Tre Oci, the European headquarters of the Berggruen Institute. More than forty works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee, Alberto Giacometti, and Paul Cezanne, all from the collection of the Museum Berggruen in Berlin, are presented alongside Venetian paintings from the Gallerie dell’Accademia. The exhibition aims to explore the dialogue between these two different collections and the similarities in iconography and subject matter that arise. 

Pablo Picasso, Dora Maar aux ongles verts, 1936, Museum Berggruen, Berlin © Succession Picasso 2024 by SIAE 2024. Photo: Jens Ziehe

Left: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Past Presence 070, Tall Figure III, Alberto Giacometti, 2016 © Hiroshi Sugimoto 2024 and © Succession Alberto Giacometti/ADAGP, Paris 2024. Right: Alberto Giacometti, Homme qui marche I, 1960, Fondation Giacometti © Succession Alberto Giacometti/ADAGP, Paris 2024

On View

Giacometti / Sugimoto
En scène

Through June 23, 2024
Institut Giacometti, Paris
www.fondation-giacometti.fr

In 2013, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, invited Hiroshi Sugimoto to photograph their sculpture garden. This commission initiated the series Past Presence (2013–18), which includes photographs of Alberto Giacometti’s Tall Figure, III (1960) shot both in broad daylight and at dusk. The duality of these images evokes a connection Sugimoto saw between the sculpture and the supernatural aspects of traditional Japanese Noh theater, where the living and the dead meet on the stage. The exhibition, whose title translates to Staged, is organized around the reconstruction of a Noh scene and includes a selection of Giacometti’s most emblematic sculptures, photographs and films by Sugimoto, and ancient Noh masks from the latter artist’s collection.

Left: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Past Presence 070, Tall Figure III, Alberto Giacometti, 2016 © Hiroshi Sugimoto 2024 and © Succession Alberto Giacometti/ADAGP, Paris 2024. Right: Alberto Giacometti, Homme qui marche I, 1960, Fondation Giacometti © Succession Alberto Giacometti/ADAGP, Paris 2024

Chris Burden, Kunst Kick (3 photographs and text), 1974 (detail), The Warehouse, Dallas © 2024 Chris Burden/Licensed by the Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: courtesy Chris Burden Estate

On View

For What It’s Worth
Value Systems in Art since 1960

Through June 29, 2024
The Warehouse, Dallas
thewarehousedallas.org

Looking at global, conceptual art tendencies since 1960, For What It’s Worth focuses on artists who generate, question, and infect value systems through their work. These systems might address exchange, social structures, or philosophical intangibles, and many of the selected works share an exploration of the codification of values through language and patterns of behavior. Work by Chris Burden and Sterling Ruby is included.

Chris Burden, Kunst Kick (3 photographs and text), 1974 (detail), The Warehouse, Dallas © 2024 Chris Burden/Licensed by the Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: courtesy Chris Burden Estate

Chris Burden, L.A.P.D. Uniform, 1993 © 2024 Chris Burden/Licensed by the Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

On View

Chris Burden in
Masterful Attention Seekers

Through July 7, 2024
Museum of Contemporary Art, Busan, South Korea
www.busan.go.kr

Masterful Attention Seekers explores various ways of acquiring and maintaining attention in today’s society from the perspective of contemporary art. The exhibition examines the pursuit of attention not only as an individual concern, but also as a fundamental aspect of society. Work by Chris Burden is included.

Chris Burden, L.A.P.D. Uniform, 1993 © 2024 Chris Burden/Licensed by the Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Derrick Adams, Woman in Grayscale (Alicia), 2017 © Derrick Adams Studio

On View

Giants
Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys

Through July 7, 2024
Brooklyn Museum, New York
www.brooklynmuseum.org

Giants, the first major exhibition of the Dean Collection, owned by musical icons Swizz Beatz (Kasseem Dean) and Alicia Keys, showcases a focused selection from the couple’s world-class holdings and spotlights works by Black diasporic artists. Expansive in their collecting habits, the Deans, both born and raised in New York, champion a philosophy of “artists supporting artists.” “Giants” refers to the renown of legendary artists, the impact of canon-expanding contemporary figures, and some of the monumental works in the collection. Work by Derrick Adams, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Titus Kaphar, and Deana Lawson is included.

Derrick Adams, Woman in Grayscale (Alicia), 2017 © Derrick Adams Studio

Urs Fischer, Horse/Bed, 2013, installation view, Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica, Palazzo Barberini, Rome © Urs Fischer. Photo: Alberto Novelli, courtesy Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica

On View

Effetto Notte
Nuovo Realismo Americano

Through July 14, 2024
Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica, Palazzo Barberini, Rome
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This exhibition’s title was borrowed from a work by Lorna Simpson, Day for Night (2018), which translates to Effetto Notte in Italian. Curated by Massimiliano Gioni and Flaminia Gennari Santori in collaboration with the Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, the exhibition features more than 150 artworks from the collection of Tony and Elham Salamé that interrogate the meanings and functions of figuration in contemporary art and address questions around the notion of realism and the representation of truth in painting. Work by Derrick Adams, Louise Bonnet, Maurizio Cattelan, Urs Fischer, Theaster Gates, Duane Hanson, Rick Lowe, Richard Prince, Nathaniel Mary Quinn, Sterling Ruby, Anna Weyant, Stanley Whitney, and Christopher Wool is included.

Urs Fischer, Horse/Bed, 2013, installation view, Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica, Palazzo Barberini, Rome © Urs Fischer. Photo: Alberto Novelli, courtesy Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica

Roy Lichtenstein, Drowning Girl, 1963, Museum of Modern Art, New York © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Photo: Museum of Modern Art, New York

On View

Roy Lichtenstein
Zum 100. Geburtstag

Through July 14, 2024
Albertina, Vienna
www.albertina.at

Celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the artist’s birth, this comprehensive retrospective, whose English title is Roy Lichtenstein: A Centennial Exhibition, brings together over ninety paintings, sculptures, and prints by Lichtenstein, including early Pop artworks from the 1960s, black-and-white paintings, stylized landscapes in enamel, and a large-scale Brushstroke sculpture. The exhibition was conceived to mark the donation of more than a hundred works by the Lichtenstein Foundation to the Albertina.

Roy Lichtenstein, Drowning Girl, 1963, Museum of Modern Art, New York © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Photo: Museum of Modern Art, New York

Installation view, Anselm Kiefer: Angeli caduti, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy, March 22–July 21, 2024. Artwork © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Ela Bialkowska, OKNO Studio

On View

Anselm Kiefer
Angeli caduti

Through July 21, 2024
Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
www.palazzostrozzi.org

This exhibition, whose title translates to Fallen Angels, places work by Anselm Kiefer in direct dialogue with the Renaissance architecture of Palazzo Strozzi, and reflects on topics such as identity, history, and philosophy. Featuring over twenty-five works by Kiefer, both historical and recent, it also includes a new work for the museum’s courtyard and an immersive installation comprised of sixty canvases of various formats.

Installation view, Anselm Kiefer: Angeli caduti, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy, March 22–July 21, 2024. Artwork © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Ela Bialkowska, OKNO Studio

Carsten Höller, The Loverfinch, 1995 (still) © Carsten Höller

On View

Carsten Höller in
The Bird Show: Vögel zwischen Freiheit, Krieg und Quantenmechanik

Through July 27, 2024
ERES Stiftung, Munich
eres-stiftung.de

The Bird Show, whose subtitle translates to Birds between Freedom, War, and Quantum Mechanics, focuses on the biology, anatomy, and symbolism of birds. Their unique physique and their ability to navigate fascinate engineers and AI experts alike, making them role models for new developments in bionics and robotics. The exhibition follows the spectacular migration of birds, the secret of which, according to the latest studies, is probably rooted in quantum mechanics. Work by Carsten Höller is included.

Carsten Höller, The Loverfinch, 1995 (still) © Carsten Höller

Jordan Wolfson, Body Sculpture, 2023 (detail), installation view, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra © Jordan Wolfson. Photo: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

On View

Jordan Wolfson
Body Sculpture

Through July 28, 2024
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
nga.gov.au

This exhibition is the first solo presentation of Jordan Wolfson’s work in Australia and features the world premiere of Body Sculpture (2023), a recent major acquisition by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Body Sculpture is a new animatronic work that combines sculpture and performance to generate emotional and physical responses in the viewer. It is shown alongside key works selected by the artist from the National Gallery’s collection, offering audiences further insights into Wolfson’s innovative vision.

Jordan Wolfson, Body Sculpture, 2023 (detail), installation view, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra © Jordan Wolfson. Photo: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Installation view, Touching the Void, Museum of Modern Art, New York, open from November 14, 2020. Artwork, left to right: © Archives Simon Hantaï/ADAGP, Paris, 2021; © Carlos Rojas; © 2021 Robert Ryman; © 2021 Fundación Gego; © Liliana Porter. Photo: Jonathan Muzikar

On View

Simon Hantaï in
Touching the Void

Open from November 14, 2020
Museum of Modern Art, New York
www.moma.org

As part of New Art from Wall to Wall, the Museum of Modern Art is presenting never-before and rarely shown works in themed, reimagined collection galleries. The gallery Touching the Void explores an important artistic tendency of the 1960s: a shift away from the idea that art should express the artist’s interior life. Works in this vein searched for a poetics of bare form and focused on structural elements such as line, plane, and volume. Whether strict or playful, the work of these artists tested the meditative possibilities of objectivity, challenging viewers to heighten their sensory perception. Work by Simon Hantaï is included.

Installation view, Touching the Void, Museum of Modern Art, New York, open from November 14, 2020. Artwork, left to right: © Archives Simon Hantaï/ADAGP, Paris, 2021; © Carlos Rojas; © 2021 Robert Ryman; © 2021 Fundación Gego; © Liliana Porter. Photo: Jonathan Muzikar

Installation view, Damien Hirst: The Weight of Things, Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art, Munich, open from October 26, 2023. Artwork © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2023. Photo: Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd

On View

Damien Hirst
The Weight of Things

Open from October 26, 2023
Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art, Munich
www.muca.eu

The Weight of Things—the first major survey of Damien Hirst’s work in Germany—presented by the Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art (MUCA), Munich  spans forty years of the artist’s career. The exhibition features over forty installations, sculptures, and paintings, some of which have never been seen before, as well as work from his most iconic series, including Natural History, Spin PaintingsMedicine CabinetsTreasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable, and more.

Installation view, Damien Hirst: The Weight of Things, Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art, Munich, open from October 26, 2023. Artwork © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2023. Photo: Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd

Glenn Brown, On the Way to the Leisure Centre, 2017 © Glenn Brown

On View

Glenn Brown in
The Leisure Centre

Through August 3, 2024
Brown Collection, London
glenn-brown.co.uk

In The Leisure Centre Glenn Brown asks the question: “What is the point at which relaxation and non-functional activity allows the mind to freely wander, when we can indulge in activities or thoughts simply for the pure pleasure of doing so?” This exhibition shows work by Brown alongside artists from the Brown Collection—including Cornelis van Haarlem, Gaetano Gandolfi, and Jean-Baptiste Greuze, among others—inviting the viewer to become a flaneur, traveling through time and place around the rooms.

Glenn Brown, On the Way to the Leisure Centre, 2017 © Glenn Brown

Installation view, Baselitz im Atelier, Kunstmuseum Schloss Derneburg, Germany, open from April 7, 2023. Artwork © Georg Baselitz 2023. Photo: Roman März, courtesy Hall Art Foundation

On View

Baselitz im Atelier

Open from April 7, 2023
Kunstmuseum Schloss Derneburg, Germany
www.hallartfoundation.org

Schloss Derneburg was Georg Baselitz’s home and studio for more than three decades until its sale to Andy and Christine Hall, founders of the Hall Art Foundation, in 2006. This exhibition, whose title translates to Baselitz in the Studio, includes some two dozen paintings and one sculpture that were completed between 1998 and 2005 and are among the last works the artist made in this studio. This is the first in a series of Baselitz exhibitions drawn from the Hall Collection that will be presented on the occasion of the artist’s eighty-fifth birthday.

Installation view, Baselitz im Atelier, Kunstmuseum Schloss Derneburg, Germany, open from April 7, 2023. Artwork © Georg Baselitz 2023. Photo: Roman März, courtesy Hall Art Foundation

Takashi Murakami, Hiroshige’s 100 Famous Views of Edo: Japonisme Reconsidered—Suidō Bridge and Surugadai, 2024 © 2024 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved

On View

Hiroshige’s 100 Famous Views of Edo (feat. Takashi Murakami)

Through August 4, 2024
Brooklyn Museum, New York
www.brooklynmuseum.org

For the first time in twenty-four years, Utagawa Hiroshige’s 100 Famous Views of Edo returns to public display. Originally published in 1856–58, the series captures the evolving socioeconomic and environmental landscape of the city that would become Tokyo. The exhibition includes the full set of prints and other complementary objects drawn from the museum’s collection, as well as new paintings by Takashi Murakami, created in direct response to Hiroshige’s masterpiece.

Takashi Murakami, Hiroshige’s 100 Famous Views of Edo: Japonisme Reconsidered—Suidō Bridge and Surugadai, 2024 © 2024 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved

Edmund de Waal, the burning now, 2023, installation view, CLAY Keramikmuseum Danmark, Middelfart, Denmark © Edmund de Waal

On View

Playing with Fire
Edmund de Waal and Axel Salto

Through August 11, 2024
CLAY Keramikmuseum Danmark, Middelfart, Denmark
claymuseum.dk

Playing with Fire is an exhibition of work by the acclaimed Danish ceramist Axel Salto (1889–1961), curated by Edmund de Waal. Considered one of the greatest masters of twentieth-century ceramic art, Salto is renowned for his highly individual and expressive stoneware inspired by organic forms. A significant number of Salto’s ceramic works from the collection of CLAY Keramikmuseum Danmark and the Tangen Collection at Kunstsilo in Kristiansand, Norway, are shown alongside lesser-known and previously unseen works on paper, illustrations, writings, and textiles. A major new installation by de Waal reflects on Salto’s enduring influence.

Edmund de Waal, the burning now, 2023, installation view, CLAY Keramikmuseum Danmark, Middelfart, Denmark © Edmund de Waal

Carsten Höller, Pill clock (red and white pills), 2015 (detail) © Carsten Höller. Photo: courtesy Carsten Höller Studio

On View

Carsten Höller in
Summer Show

Through August 11, 2024
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
www.fondationbeyeler.ch

Organized by the Fondation Beyeler in partnership with the LUMA Foundation, Summer Show, conceived as a “living organism” that changes throughout its duration, transforms the entire museum and its surrounding park into an experimental presentation of contemporary art. Carsten Höller’s Dream Hotel Room 1: Dreaming of Flying with Flying Fly Agarics (2024), made in collaboration with scientist Adam Haar Horowitz, comprises a bed that rocks participants into sleep and a rotating mushroom replica designed to stimulate targeted dream content.

Carsten Höller, Pill clock (red and white pills), 2015 (detail) © Carsten Höller. Photo: courtesy Carsten Höller Studio

Installation view, Nam June Paik: The Miami Years, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida, October 4, 2023–August 16, 2024 © Nam June Paik Estate. Photo: Zaire Aranguren, courtesy Bass Museum of Art

On View

Nam June Paik
The Miami Years

Through August 16, 2024
Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida
thebass.org

Nam June Paik: The Miami Years explores the artist’s little-known connection to Miami Beach and the surrounding south Florida community. Organized around the Bass Museum’s recent acquisition of his TV Cello (2003), it examines the innovative ways Paik used communication and media technologies in his work. The exhibition also includes Notations, a series of installations and performances by three contemporary artists whose practices engage with and further Paik’s experimentations with technology.

Installation view, Nam June Paik: The Miami Years, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida, October 4, 2023–August 16, 2024 © Nam June Paik Estate. Photo: Zaire Aranguren, courtesy Bass Museum of Art