With … Gift of Louis C Raegner 1927 / 27.200 Collection The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Filled with elaborate sets, immersive experiences and digital projections, this theatrical exhibition looks at the many faces of this story over the years through film, performance, fashion, art, music and photography. Cookies and similar technologies allow us to better understand your needs and improve your experience on our website. Matisse: Life & Spirit, Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou, Paris (20 November – 13 March 2022) will present over 100 works in a Sydney-exclusive exhibition, described as ‘the greatest single exhibition of Matisse masterworks ever to be seen in Sydney’. It will span some 500 years of iconic art making from the 1420s and emerging Renaissance to conclude at the height of early Twentieth Century post-impressionism. It is the kind of experience that says at high volume, ‘You are back in the gallery’. PHOTO 2021 has commissioned photographers from across the globe to create new, thought-provoking works that explore the critical relationship between photography and ‘The Truth’, taking many of the works to the streets across Melbourne and regional Victoria. Canaletto, The Entrance to the Grand Canal, with the Dogana and the Church of Santa Maria della Salute, 1731-36, © From the Woburn Abbey Collection. Francis Bacon, Yayoi Kusama and Canaletto are just some of the sensational names to get excited for. A major exhibition of over 40 works by Damien Hirst will open in St. Moritz, Switzerland, across four locations from 23rd January – 28th February 2021. ArtsHub is your source for arts sector news and jobs. Be aware all dates are subject to change. Resulting from many years of research for lost portraits, Archie 100 promises to be a hit in 2021. Then there is The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire at Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane (until 26 April), over 100 motorbikes that surprisingly speak of design; and in Sydney, Streeton at the Art Gallery of NSW (AGNSW) is a true homegrown blockbuster and most significant retrospective of the iconic Aussie impressionist, curated by Wayne Tunnicliffe (until 14 February). Curated by Rachel Kent catch Doug Aitken: New Era, and having been postponed from a COVID-plagued 2020, its exciting that this major, complex contemporary exhibition will open 24 September. Doug Aitken, SONG 1, 2012/2015, installation view, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, 2015. Munro is perhaps best known in Australia for his Field of Lights project in the desert outside Alice Springs, and last year's outdoor exhibition in Darwin. Do you want to drive awareness of your event to an engaged audience? Alice Neel. Meanwhile at V&A Dundee, you can examine the relationship between club culture and design in the immersive exhibition Night Fever: Designing Club Culture. Detached folio from an illuminated manuscript of the Shahnameh for Shah Tahmasp, 1525-1535, Tabriz, © The Sarikhani Collection. Receive industry jobs, news, and more to your inbox, Receive newsletters featuring leading industry jobs, news, opportunities and events, Celebrate the physicality of engaging with art in giant proportions, Featuring 24 artists from across the country. The exhibition also explores her extraordinary life, notably her time spent in an internment camp during the Second World War where, despite everything, she learned artistic skills and developed the belief that art can be life-changing. This room and a second, Chandelier of Grief, pull you into Kusama’s immersive world of infinite reflections. The exhibition will take visitors on a sensory journey from the first breath of sunrise, through to the hush of sunset and finally a return into the enveloping mists of nightfall. All rights reserved. The gallery's statement explains: 'Against the backdrop of the hyper-accelerated rhythm of modern life, characterised by the relentless hum of instantaneous communications and a 24-hour news cycle, the artworks featured in this exhibition mark a very different sort of time – one which connects with deeper geological and cosmic currents, or to natural cycles and rhythms – seeking to restore a deep-rooted connection to land and earth, to ancient knowledge and to long-forgotten lore.'. Staged concurrently at three of Sydney’s premiere cultural institutions – AGNSW, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) – The National 2021: New Australian Art (26 March – 5 September) will present 39 emerging, mid-career and established Australian artists, collectives and collaboratives working in a diverse range of media across the country and overseas. After the closures and cancellations of 2020, this year - Covid permitting - promises a wide range of major exhibitions. Promoting Korean art … 1 January 2021. We just need one more thing from you so you can access your account. Collection Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Image courtesy 303 Gallery, New York; Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich; Victoria Miro Gallery, London; and Regen Projects, Los Angeles © the artist. Starting with I Lay Here for you, a powerful bronze figure scaled up from a small clay figurine, Emin’s work at Jupiter Artland will mark her first Scottish show since 2008. These two arresting art forms have the powerful effect of immersing you in another world. “ Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty ” Dulwich Picture Gallery, London February 3, 2021–June 7, 2021. From American Doug Aitken, to Van Gogh's Sunflowers to Australian favourite Clarice Beckett, 60s fashionista Mary Quant and the return of The National and the Indigenous Triennial – we plot the blockbusters for 2021. Paul Cézanne Still Life with Apples and Pears c.1891–92 (detail). Photo © Tate. Major exhibitions in Vienna in 2021. Below, we’ve rounded up all the current and upcoming art exhibitions from London’s major galleries and brilliant museums, from Tate Britain and Tate Modern to Somerset House, the V&A and the National Gallery. For a full-on art attack, London has you covered. Curated by Nina Miall, TarraWarra Biennial 2021: Slow Moving Waters takes it cue from the Woiwurrung word 'Tarrawarra' meaning ‘slow moving water'. © The National Gallery, London. Since its inception in 2015, Tarnanthi has placed particular emphasis on the agency of artists and on foregrounding the artist’s voice. October 21, 2020—February 22, 2021. Please set all privacy options to continue. Whether inspired by real life or elaborate fantasy worlds, these exhibitions tell stories from around the globe. Developed in collaboration with the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Check www.vienna.info or the organizers’ website for updates. These cookies allow companies or advertisers we work with to deploy more relevant ads and improve the efficiency of our marketing efforts. By Hettie Judah 5 December 2020. Will Blockbuster exhibitions be the collateral damage of COVID? Nov 22, 2019–Jan 31, 2021. Another exhibition titled “MMCA Multidisciplinary Project -- 2021” in February will present how art and technologies such as artificial intelligence and virtual reality can intertwine. In July 2021, Arnol ni, the International Centre for Contemporary Arts in Bristol (UK), will open a solo exhibition of Frank Bowling’s work as part of the institution’s 60th anniversary. This can help us to ensure you find what you’re looking for easily, for example. Vincent van Gogh Sunflowers. These cookies enable us to improve the online services and experiences we offer you, by allowing us to monitor the number of visitors to our website and how they navigate it. From celebrated painters to contemporary trailblazers, we’ve got something for every cultural appetite in our list of must-see exhibitions in 2021. Tate Modern Turns 20: Yayoi Kusama, Chandelier of Grief, 2016, © Yayoi Kusama. This exhibition comes direct from a sell-out season at London’s revered Victoria & Albert Museum, and explores the years between 1955 and 1975, when Quant revolutionised the high street, harnessing the youthful spirit of the sixties and new mass production techniques to create a modern new look for women. This year's edition of the biennial exhibition will explore ideas of duration, suspension, withdrawal, stillness and the elasticity of time. Get excited with our guide to the best UK art exhibitions of 2021. Opening in the dying days of 2020, these major exhibitions will see the majority of their visitation during the summer months of the new year. You can change the above settings at any time on the cookie policy and settings page. But here is an idea of what exhibitions to expect in 2021. All rights reserved, 2019. The Best Art Exhibitions of 2021. It is one not to be missed. Image courtesy 303 Gallery, New York; Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich; Victoria Miro Gallery, London; and Regen Projects, Los Angeles © the artist. Wednesday 6 January 2021. Her extravagant, outlandish characters and vibrant fantasy worlds are created using green-screen technology, and a mix of film, sculpture, printmaking and photography. Reaching from his early adventures in colour as a Fauvist through to the serene and distilled designs for his chapel in Venice, the exhibition follows Matisse’s search across six decades. Collection Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Devour the Land will be on display September 17, 2021 through January 16, 2022 in the Special Exhibitions Gallery at the Harvard Art Museums. Whether the new year brings with it the freedom to roam the world as we once did or continued travel restrictions, you need to add these cultural happenings to your calendar now. Opening in late 2021 (dates to be confirmed), The 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial will return to the NGA in Canberra. Find out more about how to do this. Mary Newcomb, Insects on Hogweed, date unknown, © Mary Newcomb Estate. The exhibition enables a closer look at work from every decade of Riley’s impressive career, exploring her fascination with perspective and her skill at manipulating optics. Seen a great show? Think you have a better idea? And, known for her storybook approach to imagery and her bold representations of women, Paula Rego at Tate Britain is a real treat, providing an expansive look at this leading figurative artist. Artists include: Zanele Muholi (South Africa), Sam Contis (USA), Hoda Afshar (Iran/Australia), Felicity Hammond (UK), Kenta Cobayashi (Japan), Ann Shelton (New Zealand), James Tylor (Australia), Brook Andrew (Wiradjuri/Celtic, Australia), Patrick Waterhouse (UK), Daniel Shea (USA), Yvonne Todd (NZ), Hayley Millar-Baker (Gunditjmara, Australia), Atong Atem (South Sudan/Australia) Nanna Heitmann (Germany/Russia), Sim Chi Yin (Singapore), Gustavo Germano (Argentina) and many more. Newcomb’s work is like a love letter to mother nature, and the exhibition features over 50 works plus extracts from her writing and work by artists who inspired her. Exclusive to Canberra’s National Gallery of Australia (NGA), it comprises the largest group of works to travel outside of the United Kingdom in the history of the National Gallery, London. We collect this information in a way that does not identify you and the data is not shared with anybody else. This means you might see personalised or targeted adverts while browsing other websites. Please enter your email address and we'll send you a link to reset your password. Keep an eye on our listings and museum websites for the latest information on visiting. To finish we’ve got a real treat – four art legends demonstrating their rightful place as major players on the stage of modern and contemporary art. . This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity allows visitors to experience works by painters such as Fra Angelico, Titian, Raphael, Rembrandt, Turner, Van Gogh and Monet, direct from The Met’s collection. These cookies cannot be turned off by the user unless you disable all cookies in your browser. Please review and manage your cookie settings. Read: Celebrate the physicality of engaging with art in giant proportions. 8 characters with upper and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols. Also gracing the Royal Academy’s galleries is the vivid work of American painter Milton Avery. And finally, brand new works from Tracey Emin will grace the grounds of Jupiter Artland in 2021. In 2021 it turns statewide, and promises to again be an ambitious nationwide survey. Tweet. Jean-Léon Gérôme Pygmalion and Galatea. in, Create (18 February – 7 March 2021). To find out more, read our cookie policy or to manage your settings click here. An exhibition at Towner Eastbourne contextualises his work within the 20th century events that shaped and inspired him. They enable you to move around the site and use its features, for example accessing My Art Fund, completing a form or buying a National Art Pass. Photo 1 of . Among them are NGV Triennial 2021 at the National Gallery of Victoria (until 14 February). 2021 Blockbuster art exhibitions and biennales, The 2021 arts festivals and events calendar... for now, Student designs cutting edge arts pavilion for Lake Macquarie, Turning to the streets – art in COVID times, To review our subscription options please select, Copyright © 2000-2021 ARTS HUB AUSTRALIA PTY LTD. . Bridget Riley, Nataraja, 1993, © Bridget Riley, 2020. CARLONE CONTEMPORARY / Upper Belvedere. Bowling‘s inaugural exhibition at Hauser & Wirth in London reveals a new body of works by the British artist. Opening June 2021, cost: $1bn In the making since 1992, the Grand Egyptian Museum outside Cairo will be the world’s biggest archaeological museum. Its format alternates between a statewide festival in one year and a major focus exhibition the following year. From Francis Bacon to Helen Frankenthaler, your guide to the must-see London art exhibitions in 2021. It took until 2012 for the second edition to be held, the third in 2017 (which is currently showing at the SEA National Maritime Museum in Sydney). Anish Kapoor's visceral large-scale works toe the line between painting and sculpture, and demonstrate the versatility of this internationally acclaimed artist at Modern Art Oxford. Over 130 works, including those received in a major gift last year, will be shown in a major public gallery together for the first time. Curated by Tracey Lock, AGSA Curator of Australian Paintings and Sculpture. V&A’s extensive fashion holdings, which include the largest public collection of Quant garments in the world, the exhibition brings together over 110 garments as well as accessories, cosmetics, sketches and photographs (20 March–11 July). At the same venue earlier in the year is Samson Kambalu, whose powerful installation explores sovereignty and resistance, focusing on the history between Malawi, the UK and the US. Highlights include the especially important early work Le Luxe I 1907; the mid-career masterpiece Decorative figure on an ornamental ground 1925; and the majestic self-portrait, The sorrow of the king 1952, one of the largest of the famous cut-outs that the artist created in his late career. Dante (detail; c. 1448–49), Andrea del Castagno. The exhibits, many of which have never been shown before, illustrate the outstanding importance of Iran as a driving force for intercultural exchange and provide insights into the art of the courts and urban elites. You’ve the chance to see one of the most important painters of the 20th century, as Francis Bacon's powerful works come to the Royal Academy of Arts. Art: the big exhibitions of 2021 in the UK After the closures and cancellations of 2020, this year - Covid permitting - promises a wide range of major exhibitions And in Edinburgh, Jupiter Artland is being given an enormous burst of colour, as Scottish multimedia artist Rachel Maclean's new commission is unveiled in the woods. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest news. QAGOMA Director Chris Saines said: ‘It’s a major coup for Brisbane and an extraordinary opportunity for our audiences to experience these important works …the majority of which rarely leave permanent display in New York.’. Unlock exclusive industry-focused arts hubs, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS). Manage your membership, curate your My Picks and, if you work in a museum or gallery, access support for you and your venue. At the Ashmolean, the complex and rich culture of Japan’s capital city is given a closer look in the exhibition Tokyo: Art & Photography. (5 March – 14 June). (27 February – 16 May). At the Royal Academy, beloved painter David Hockney and performance art icon Marina Abramović both receive major exhibitions, the former of his works on iPad. Spanning 450 years, Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London will present 60 paintings by some of Europe’s most revered artists, including Titian, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Velázquez, Goya, Turner, Renoir, Cézanne and Gauguin. This is round-up of the major exhibitions and biennales worth making the journey for in 2021 – especially with international borders still closed – satisfies your international art palette (even if we can't travel) along with local high points. Log The present moment will be thematically displayed around shifts in time that chart the chronology of one single day. The year promises a feast of big exhibitions from our best galleries and museums. The gallery announced in 2020 that it will dedicate an initial $1.5 million commitment to acquire, commission and present new works by local Victorian artists, designers and architects – now underway. Noir & Blanc: A Photographic Aesthetic. 2021 Blockbuster art exhibitions and biennales From American Doug Aitken, to Van Gogh's Sunflowers to Australian favourite Clarice Beckett, 60s fashionista Mary Quant and the return of The National and the Indigenous Triennial – we plot the blockbusters for 2021. The major art anniversaries to look out for in 2021. This major new exhibition charts the development of Bacon’s work – notably the human figure – through his fascination with animals. 30 October 2021 to 20 February 2022. Open to Australian artists under 40 working in any medium, the Ramsay Art Prize has redefined the way we think about art prizes, considered more as a major exhibition survey now, as a biennale or triennial would. The natural world and the study of science gives artists a marvellous playground to explore. Also facing an anniversary in 2021, Heide Museum of Modern Art will mark its 40th year with a diverse range of exhibitions including, understandably, a major nod to Sidney Nolan, but also the first Australian museum exhibition of celebrated British artist Bruce Munro.