Daily Design News presents to you 5 art exhibitions that you must see during 2021’s Spring and will keep your inspiration fueled and yourself occupied dived into the modern art world. From all around the world, from New York to London, these art exhibitions won’t let you down!
Alice Neel: People Come First
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Alic Neel, the great American painter is one of the century’s most radical painters, committed to humanist principles and fighting for social justice, this inspired her life as well as her art. This art exhibition, her first at a New York institution in over 20 years, includes many of her most remarkable paintings, and also some rarely seen watercolors and drawings.
From June 2021, the Royal Academy of Arts will feature David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020, comprising the period in which these works were made coincided with the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic! The artist spent every day documenting the happy progression of spring. This art exhibition will be the first time the works will be shown, opening a little over a year after the works were done.
Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction
Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889–1943), the Swiss artist was a pioneer of abstraction, and Kunstmuseum Basel is giving this artist the appreciation she earns, with a comprehensive retrospective, at this art exhibition! Featuring more than 250 artworks, the museum exhibition is presented in cooperation with the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Tate, London.
Cubism in Color: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris
The Dallas Museum of Art
Co-organized by the Dallas Museum of Art and the Baltimore Museum of Art, this is the first U.S. art exhibition in over 35 years devoted to the Spanish artist Juan Gris. Working beside Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque in Paris during the early 20th century, the artist left his own mark in Cubism, characterized by a bold touch of color, a rigorously geometric composition, and playful use of trompe l’oeil.
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Iran hosted some of the greatest civilizations in history, of both the ancient and medieval worlds, but these achievements aren’t known outside the country. The Victoria and Albert Museum aims to change it with an art exhibition of more than 300 objects exploring 5,000 years of art, design, and culture, including rare 16th-century manuscripts on loan from the Sarikhani Collection and a cache of contemporary Iranian art.