Art in Europe this week: Magritte, Renoir, Bruegel and the best of Abstract Expressionism!

Exhibitions opening this week
 
LONDON

Whitechapel Gallery - William Kentridge: Thick Time
From September 21, 2016 to January 15, 2017
 
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The Refusal of Time with collaboration of Philip Miller, Catherine Meyburgh and Peter Galison, Film Still. 2012. Courtesy William Kentridge, Marian Goodman Gallery, Goodman Gallery and Lia Rumma Gallery
 
Royal Academy of Arts - Abstract Expressionism
From September 24, 2016 to January 2, 2017
 
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Jackson Pollock, Blue poles, 1952. Oil, enamel and aluminium paint with glass on canvas, 212.1 x 488.9 cm. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (c) The Pollock-Krasner Foundation ARS, NY and DACS, London 2016
 
FLORENCE

Palazzo Strozzi - Ai Weiwei: Libero
From September 23, 2016 to January 22, 2017
 
VIENNA

Leopold Museum - Foreign Gods. Fascination Africa and Oceania
From September 23, 2016 to January 9, 2017
 
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Max Pechstein, Still Life with Negro Statues | 1918 © Private collection/permanent loan from the Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseen Schloss Gottorf © Pechstein Hamburg/Tökendorf/Bildrecht, Wien, 2015
 
MILAN

Palazzo Reale - Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro. Japan places and faces who won the West
From September 22, 2016 to January 29, 2017
 
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Katsushika Hokusai Fuji Rosso (Giornata limpida col vento del sud), 1830- 1832 Xilografia, 25,5 x 36,6 cm Honolulu Academy of Arts
 
BERLIN

Hamburger Bahnhof - Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Hieroglyphics
From September 23, 2016 to February 26, 2017
 
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Badende am Strand (Fehmarn), 1913Öl auf Leinwand, 76 x 100 cm © bpk / Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / Jörg P. Anders
 
Kulturforum/Kupferstichkabinett -  Romanticism and Modernism
Drawing as an Art Form, from Caspar David Friedrich to Vincent van Gogh
From September 24, 2016 to January 15, 2017
 
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Vincent van Gogh, Brandung, 1888 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett / Jörg P. Anders
 
MOSCOW

Multimedia Art Museum - Sergey Shimansky: Leningrad
From September 24 to October 16, 2016
 
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Left: Sergei Shimansky. General Staff Building from Palace Square. Architect Carl Rossi. Leningrad. 1949. Collection of Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow. Right: Sergei Shimansky. Commandant Entrance of the Winter Palace. Architect Bartolomeo Francesco Rastrelli. Leningrad. 1949. Collection of Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
 
ATHENS

Benaki Museum Pireos - Christos Petrides: Αn Ιmaginary World 1958-2013
From September 22, 2016 to November 13, 2016
 
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Christos Petridis, Untitled, 2005, 130 x 280.
 
Benaki Museum Main Building - George Lappas: Happy Birthday
From September 23, 2016 to November 20, 2016

OTTERLO, THE NETHERLANDS

Kröller-Müller Museum - The early Van Gogh
From September 24 to April 9, 2017
 
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Vincent van Gogh, Women carrying sacks of coal in the snow, November 1882
 
PARIS

Pompidou Centre - René Magritte: La trahison des images
From September 21, 2016 to January 23, 2017
 
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René Magritte Le double secret, 1927 © Centre Pompidou, mnam-cci /Dist. RMN-GP, Photo : G. Meguerditchian © Adagp, Paris 2015
 
MADRID

Reina Sofia / Palacio de Velázquez - Txomin Badiola: Another Family Plot
From September 22, 2016 to February 26, 2017
 
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Txomin Badiola. Bañiland 6, 1990-1992. Painting, wood, construction, plastic and serigraphy. A. Trullenque Collection
 
BARCELONA

MNAC - Lluïsa Vidal. Modernisme Painter
From September 23, 2016 to January 15, 2017
 
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Lluïsa Vidal, Self-portrait, 1899. © Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona (detail)
 
TURIN / TORINO

Reggia di Venaria - Brueghel. Masterpieces of Flemish Art
From September 21, 2016 to February 19, 2017
 
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Pieter Brueghel il Giovane. Danza nuziale allʼaperto. 1610 ca. Collezione privata. U.S.A.
 
MALAGA

Museo Carmen Thyssen - Sorolla. New York Sketches
From September 27, 2016 to January 8, 2017
 
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© 2016 Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga

 
Spotlight: Current exhibitions you should add to your visit-list
 
MADRID
Fundacion MAPFRE - Renoir Among Women
Until January 8, 2017
 
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Bal du Moulin de la Galette [Baile en el Moulin de la Galette], 1876 Musée d´Orsay, París. Legado de Gustave Caillebotte 1894 RF 2739 © RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski
 
BERN
Kunstmuseum Bern - Chinese Whispers Recent Art from the Sigg & M+ Sigg Collections
Until September 25
 
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Li Tianbing, Ensemble # 1 + 2, 2008, Öl auf Leinwand / Oil on canvas, 2 Tafeln / 2 panels, 200 x 400 cm © the artist. M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong. By donation
 
EDINBURGH
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - Joseph Beuys A Language of Drawing
Until October 30
 
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Joseph Beuys, Passage of the Planets of the Future, 1955.Watercolour on card, 29.60 x 49.00 cm. National Galleries of Scotland © DACS 2015. ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008


Art fairs
 
VIENNA
viennacontemporary, 22 - 25 September 2016, Marx Halle Vienna

 

 
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