EDITORS' PICKS

Olafur Eliasson's take on Louisiana is radical, fascinating and unique. The central work in the first solo exhibition at the museum by the Danish-Icelandic artist is a huge, sitespecific project that reverses the relation between nature and art. The transitions between inside and outside, culture…
Crete, Heraklion, Historical Museum of CreteD. Theotokopoulos between Venice and Rome The exhibition is organized on the occasion of the quatercentenary of Dominicos Theotokopoulos’ death, centered around the two panels of the painter’s Italian period which are kept in Heraklion. These are The Baptism of…
Virginia Woolf was one of the most important and celebrated writers of the twentieth century. This extensive exhibition of portraits and rare archival material will explore her life and achievements as a novelist, intellectual, campaigner and public figure. Curated by biographer and art historian Frances…
Editor's note: This post refers to the "DESTEFASHIONCOLLECTION" past exhibition.   DESTEFASHIONCOLLECTION: 1 to 8 marks the second collaboration between the DESTE Foundation and the Benaki Museum, which was initiated in the beginning of 2014. Through a series of solo and group contemporary art exhibitions…
Bathing is closely associated with three spheres of human life: the body, hygiene, and conviviality. While bathing, the nude - or artfully covered - body has the opportunity to commune with nature and naturalness, both in its unfettered movements and in relation to its environs.The…
Kazimir Malevich, an artist as influential as he was radical, cast a long shadow over the history of modern art. This, his first retrospective in thirty years and the first ever in the UK, unites works from collections in Russia, the US and Europe to…
Georges Seurat (Paris 1859- 1891) was the initiator of Neo-impressionism. With his paintings built up from countless tiny dots – or points – of paint and his great attention to scientific colour theories, he developed a new form of aesthetics. Seurat died young, at the…
Part I. The World of Yesterday - Germany and European Modernism 1890-1914Part I of the exhibition depicts the pre-war emergence of a new European phenomenon: modernism, as represented here by outstanding examples of poster, commercial, and book art. The selection features some 110 posters, 50…
In June 2014 the Helmut Newton Foundation celebrates its tenth year anniversary. The museum first opened its doors with the exhibitions "Us and Them" and "Sex and Landscapes," which were selected by Helmut Newton shortly before his death. Now, ten years later, foundation president June…
From March 17th 2014 until January 15th 2015, inside the medieval enclosure of the Cathedral and ‘Leaning Tower’ of Pisa, will be held Igor Mitoraj’s exhibition: ‘Angeli’ (Angels). Organized by Primarziale Pisana, this show inaugurates a new space dedicated to temporary exhibitions, created to expand…
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