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5 Exhibitions Not to Be Missed This Fall

A Selection of Must-see Exhibitions Around the World!

Alice Neel, A Committed Look

Alice Neel, « Marxist Girl » (Irene Peslikas), 1972 Daryl and Steven Roth © The Estate of Alice Neel Courtesy The Estate of Alice Neel, David Zwirner, and Victoria Miro, London/Venice

Discover the retrospective of Alice Neel, the committed American painter. Exploring the complexities of class and gender struggles, her visionary figurative paintings were both subversive to the status quo and true reflections of reality.
Centre Pompidou, Paris. From October 5, 2022 to January 16, 2023

Basquiat. Of Symbols and Signs

Jean-Michel Basquiat | Untitled, 1982 | Private Collection, Photo: Peter Schuhböck © Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York

A major retrospective of Basquiat’s work. This exhibition presents new keys to understanding his unique oeuvre full of symbols and messages.

Albertina Museum, Vienna. From September 9, 2022 to January 8, 2023

Cubism and the Trompe l’Oeil Tradition

 L-R: Georges Braque (French, 1882–1963). Violin and Sheet Music: “Petit Oiseau,” early 1913, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Promised Gift from the Leonard A. Lauder Cubist Collection, © 2022 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Between fiction and reality, this exhibition considers Cubism from a new angle: the trompe l’oeil. A way to play with your perception of space.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York. From October 20, 2022 to January 22, 2023

The Future is Present

Designmuseum Danmark, ©Christian Hoyer

With all of the challenges of our contemporary era, designers are asking themselves: what will the future of design look like? Considering current societal issues, this exhibition introduces innovative answers, considering cutting-edge materials and forms of the future.

Design Museum, Copenhagen. Fom June 19, 2022 to June 1, 2023

Donatello: Inventor of the Renaissance

Donatello, Maria with the Child (“Pazzi-Madonna”), detail, c. 1422, marble © State Museums in Berlin, Sculpture Collection and Museum of Byzantine Art

Nearly 90 major works–many of which have never been publicly displayed before–are included in this flagship retrospective of the legendary artist. An opportunity to (re)discover the history of the artist, his sculptures and the Renaissance era.

Gemäldegalerie, Berlin. From September 2, 2022 to January 8, 2023