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JULY 2016

'Calder in the Alps' - Hauser & Wirth Outdoor Sculpture - Hauser & Wirth presents an exhibition of outdoor monumental sculptures by Alexander Calder, marking the first time this remarkable body of work has been...

'Caillebotte, Painter and Gardener' at the Thyssen - 'Caillebotte, Painter and Gardener': Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza presents an exhibition devoted to one of the least known but also most original figures of the...

'Watteau’s Soldiers' at the Frick Collection - The Frick Collection presents 'Watteau’s Soldiers: Scenes of Military Life in Eighteenth-Century France', the first exhibition devoted to Watteau’s captivating and little-known...

New sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List - The World Heritage Committee, meeting for its 40th session since 10 July 2016, inscribed new sites on the World Heritage List. Sites are located in China, India...

Van Gogh and his illness at the Van Gogh Museum - Why did Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear? Why did he commit suicide? The exhibition 'On the Verge of Insanity' at the Van Gogh Museum focuses for the first time...

Rubens’s 'Lot and his Daughters' sells for £44,9 million - Peter Paul Rubens’s Lot and his Daughters (circa 1613-14) achieved £44,882,500 /$58,167,720 /€52,422,760 at Christie's Old Masters auction...

Rijksmuseum welcomes Rembrandt wedding couple - From 2 July 2016 until 2 October 2016, Rembrandt's wedding portraits of Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit, will have a place of honour alongside his 'Night Watch'...

Moore, Bacon, Constable shine at Christie's British Sale - Christie’s 'Defining British Art: Evening Sale' realised £99,479,500 / $133,203,051 / €119,872,798. The auction was led by an iconic sculpture by...

JUNE 2016

Hubert Robert retrospective at NGA Washington - 'Hubert Robert, 1733–1808' is the first monographic exhibition in the United States on the artist as well as the first exhibition to survey his achievements as...

Adriaen van de Velde: Dutch Master of Landscape - The Rijksmuseum presents the first ever major retrospective of work by Adriaen van de Velde (1636-1672), one of the greatest landscape painters of the Golden Age...

Caravaggio and the Painters of the North - Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza presents 'Caravaggio and the Painters of the North' an exhibition that focuses on Caravaggio and his influence on the northern European artists..

'Pioneers of the comic strip' at the Schirn Kunsthalle - From June 23 to September 18, 2016, the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt presents the first extensive thematic exhibition on the 'Pioneers of the Comic Strip,' who set...

'Tony Oursler: Imponderable' at the MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art is reinstalling its second-floor contemporary galleries with three large-scale, single-work installations by contemporary artists Teiji Furuhashi, Nan...

'Kusama: At the End of the Universe' - MFAH Houston - On view at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston from June 12 to September 18, 2016, 'Kusama: At the End of the Universe' displays two of the artist’s signature...

'David Smith: Form in Colour' at Hauser & Wirth Zürich - Hauser & Wirth Zürich presents 'Form in Colour', a solo exhibition of works by the late American sculptor, painter and draughtsman, David Smith (1906 – 1965)...

Works by Vouet, Mazzucchelli, Close acquired by NGA - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, acquired a newly rediscovered masterpiece by Simon Vouet, an oil painting by Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli, and...

MAY 2016

Jheronimus Bosch exhibition at the Museo del Prado - Museo del Prado marks the 5th centenary of the death of Jheronimus Bosch with the first monographic exhibition to be devoted to the artist in Spain, the...

Christie's to auction a six-foot sketch by John Constable - The full-scale six-foot sketch for 'View on the Stour Near Dedham' by John Constable will be offered alongside other masterpieces in Christie’s 250th anniversary...

'Plane.Site': inaugural exhibition at Gagosian SF - Gagosian Gallery presents 'Plane.Site', a cross-generational exhibition of modern and contemporary artists organized by Sam Orlofsky to inaugurate the San Francisco gallery...

Peter Halley - The Schirn Ring - From May 12 to August 21, 2016 the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt is presenting the installation The Schirn Ring by the American artist Peter Halley (*1953). Halley has developed a multi-part...

Retrospective of Charles Le Brun at the Louvre Lens - The Louvre-Lens presents the 1rst major retrospective in over 50 years, dedicated to the work of Charles Le Brun, the most important artist in the late 17th century...

Auction records for Basquiat and Rodin - On May 9th and 10th, 2016, Jean-Michel Basquiat 'Untitled' sold for $57,3 million at Christie's, and Rodin's 'L’Éternel Printemps' made $20.4 million at Sotheby's, both auction records...

Turner’s Whaling Pictures at the Metropolitan Museum - 'Turner’s Whaling Pictures', on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is the first exhibition to unite the series of four whaling scenes painted by Joseph Mallord...

Agnes Martin retrospective at the LACMA - The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents 'Agnes Martin', the first and most comprehensive retrospective of the artist’s work since 1992. From...

APRIL 2016

Tom Sachs Retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum - Paying tribute to a defining symbol of street music culture, 'Tom Sachs: Boombox Retrospective, 1999-2016' go live on April 21 and run through August 14, 2016...

Guggenheim Bilbao presents 'The School of Paris, 1900–1945 - From April 22 to October 23, 2016, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents "Windows on the City: The School of Paris, 1900–1945", an exhibition of...

Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter at MFAH Houston - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, opens 'High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter', an exhibition of some 45 paintings by Franz Xaver Winterhalter...

'Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms' at the Met - 'Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World' brings together over 265 objects created through the patronage of the royal courts of the Hellenistic...

'Dutch Flowers' at the National Gallery London - The National Gallery London welcomes spring with an exhibition exploring the evolution of Dutch flower painting over the course of two centuries. This is the first display...

J. Paul Getty Museum Presents 'In Focus: Electric!' - 'In Focus: Electric!', on view April 5 - August 28, 2016, at the J. Paul Getty Museum, highlights historic photographs that show the allure of artificial illumination...

MARCH 2016

Three Centuries of American Prints at the NGA - On view in Washington from April 3 through July 24, 2016, 'Three Centuries of American Prints from the National Gallery of Art' is the first major museum survey of...

Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty - MoMA - 'Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty' is the first exhibition in the U.S. in nearly 50 years to examine Edgar Degas’s extraordinary and rarely seen monotypes and their impact...

Nasreen Mohamedi exhibition inaugurates Met Breuer - 'Nasreen Mohamedi' examines the career of an artist whose singular and sustained engagement with abstraction adds a rich layer to the history of...

Royal Academy presents 'In the Age of Giorgione' - The Royal Academy of Arts presents 'In the Age of Giorgione', a focused survey of the Venetian Renaissance during the first decade of the sixteenth century...

Christie's to offer Rubens’s 'Lot and his Daughters' - Sir Peter Paul Rubens’s masterpiece, Lot and his Daughters (circa 1613-1614) will be sold by Christie’s as the centerpiece of a curated week of sales, Classic...

Highlights at TEFAF Maastricht 2016 - In 2016 there are major unveilings at the Fair, which significantly contribute to the canon of art history. Talabardon & Gautier (Stand 374) is presenting a newly discovered, very...

Van Dyck: The Anatomy of Portraiture - The Frick Collection presents 'Van Dyck: The Anatomy of Portraiture', the first major exhibition devoted to Anthony van Dyck to be held in the United States in more than twenty...

'Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio' at the Thyssen - The Thyssen Bornemisza Museum in collaboration with the Denver Art Museum is presenting the first retrospective in Europe on Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) and...

FEBRUARY 2016

'Joan Miró: Painting Walls, Painting Worlds' at Schirn - 'Joan Miró: Painting Walls, Painting Worlds'. From February 26 through to June 12, 2016 Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt presents an until now little discussed aspect of...

Georges de La Tour exhibition at Museo de Prado - The Museo de Prado and Fundación AXA are presenting the most important exhibition to be held in Spain on Georges de La Tour (1593-1652). February 23 - June 12, 2016...

Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles - MFAH Houston presents 'Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940', an exhibition that celebrates the cars and motorcycles...

Vigée Le Brun retrospective at Metropolitan Museum - 'Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in Revolutionary France' is the first retrospective and only the second exhibition devoted to this artist in modern times. Metropolitan...

Richard Avedon and Andy Warhol at Gagosian Gallery - Gagosian Gallery London is pleased to present the first major exhibition to pair works by Richard Avedon and Andy Warhol. February 9 - April 23, 2016...

Jean Dubuffet: 'Metamorphoses' at Fondation Beyeler - The exhibition “Jean Dubuffet – Metamorphoses of Landscape”, on view from 31 January to 8 May 2016, features around 100 works by the French painter and...

'Lost' Hieronymus Bosch found at Nelson-Atkins Museum - An oil-on-wood panel acquired by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City in the 1930s and assigned to the workshop of artist Hieronymus Bosch has...

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse - The Royal Academy of Arts presents 'Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse', a major exhibition examining the role of gardens in the paintings of Claude Monet and...

JANUARY 2016

Getty Museum acquires Orazio Gentileschi's 'Danaë' - The J. Paul Getty Museum has announced the acquisition at auction of 'Danaë' (1621) by the famed Italian painter Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639)...

'Berlinde De Bruyckere No Life Lost' at Hauser & Wirth - Hauser & Wirth presents ‘No Life Lost’, an exhibition of recent sculptures and drawings by internationally admired Belgian artist Berlinde De Bruyckere. From...

'The Power of Prints' at the Metropolitan Museum - The Metropolitan Museum presents 'The Power of Prints: The Legacy of William M. Ivins and A. Hyatt Mayor', explaining the origin of the Museum’s collection of works...

Museo del Prado acquires masterpiece by Fra Angelico - The Museo del Prado acquires 'The Virgin with a Pomegranate', a masterpiece by Fra Angelico from the Alba ducal collection, for 18 million euro...

Gerhard Richter’s 'Abstraktes Bild' at Sotheby's London - Sotheby’s London Contemporary Art Evening auction on 10 February 2016 will be led by one of only a handful of truly spectacular examples of Gerhard Richter’s...

Getty Museum acquires French decorative arts - The J. Paul Getty Museum announced the acquisition of an important collection of eighteenth-century French decorative arts assembled by Dr. Horace Wood...

Matthias Buchinger’s drawings at Metropolitan Museum - 'Matthias Buchinger’s Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay' displays 15 drawings by the 18th-century German artist Matthias Buchinger (1674–1739), who...

Turner at National Gallery Ireland - Vaughan Bequest - From Friday, January 1st, 2016, the National Gallery of Ireland presents its annual exhibition of watercolours by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851)...

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