European Art: Takeaways


So, if you did not catch the opening, you have a great opportunity to visit them now. Use your chance to pass through yourself a portion of genuine beauty and high art. We are going to sum up 10 major exhibitions of March, which was held in different regions of Europe. And here is the first one:

1. The Royal Academy of Arts presents to your attention the greatest masters of Venice`s Renaissance, collected in London. You will be able to feel deeply into the powerful impact of mysterious Giorgione`s masterpieces and to find out more about his albeit short, but saturated and cryptic life. Also, you will see works of such Renaissance masters like Albrecht Dürer, Titian, Giovanni Bellini, Lorenzo Lotto, Sebastiano del Piombo and others. To immerse yourself in the century of Revival of Learning you can every day except Sunday from 10 am. You have that opportunity until June 12.

2. The second gorgeous exhibition of unfeigned genius of twentieth century- Louise Bourgeois is taking place in Guggenheim Bilbao. The collection of installations, named “Structures of Existence. The Cells” is the series of sculptures, circled with the various enclosures. Those, who are familiar with the works of Louise Bourgeois know, that she dedicated a lot of her sculptures and drawings to feministic, psychoanalytical and existential themes.To see the works of one of the most influential artists of previous century you can until September 4.

3. The sunny Athens invites you to visit the great contemporary art project “As One” of MAI (Marina Abramović Institute) in cooperation with NEON. This is the six-week program, that contains performances, conversations, lectures and workshops. In that large scale event also will take part a number of ambitious artists, which were specially selected by Marina Abramović for that project. They will present a new performance by the end of the program. Generally, this huge project is aimed to create a new powerful generation of artists in Greece. You can read the events program and some other details on the official website of  NEON organization.

4. The Austrian Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien (MUMOK) presents the new exposition, named “Body, Psyche and Taboo”. See the works of many scandal Austrian artists of the twentieth century, such as Günter Brus, Otto Muehl, Hermann Nitsch, and Rudolf Schwarzkogler collected in the one place with paintings of Oskar Kokoshka, Gustav Klimt, Egon Shiele and many others. The main purpose of that project is to reveal the essence of Viennese Actionism through comparison with the early twentieth century modernist art. You will be totally surprised and astounded by such unexpected juxtaposition. You can attend that stunning exposition until the May 16, 2016.

5. The delightful Joaquín Sorolla`s works are now in the Kunsthalle (Munich). The huge project in Germany contains 120 works of the greatest Spanish impressionist, whose paintings are sunlit and breath the sea. Many specialists agree that French impressionists had a significant influence on Sorolla`s art and par excellence, on his early works. You have the great opportunity to compare the results of Joaquín Sorolla`s different periods of creativity. The fact, that this is the first suchlike exposition in Germany makes it much more unique and second to none. You can enjoy the telling Spanish sun in Kunsthalle every day from 10 am to 8 pm until 3th July.

6. It`s time to note a Swedish representative of abstract art - Hilma af Klint. The truly genius, whose name has not acquired great fame in the early years of her life. She laid the foundation for first abstract art in Europe and her works became the basis for such artists as Mondrian, Kandinsky and Malevich. Taking into account all the above mentioned, the exhibition “Hilma af Klint: Painting The Unseen” at Serpentine Galleries is worth to be considered as unbelievable luck for whole art surrounding. Moreover, those works are the precious heritage for the entire world. You have the opportunity to visit the exposition until the 15th of May. Also, you can book a tour and buy the album with works of Hilma af Klint in the gift shop.

7. The name of Yoko Ono has a great fame around the world and not only in virtue of John Lennon`s popularity. The Musée d'art contemporain situé à Lyon (MAC Lyon) presents the large scale project, dedicated to an amazing musician, artist and activist. The three floors of the museum contain films, photos, music, installations and performances. Each part of the exhibition is devoted to Yoko Ono`s creativity, thereby, it is worth to be attended. You have the great opportunity to find out more about the excited life and art of one of the greatest women of our time. The exhibition will be in the MAC Lyon until the 10th of July 2016. Do not miss the chance to visit.

8. The well-known Pablo Picasso will appear before you through the shape of his sculptures in the Musée national Picasso-Paris. The main purpose of that exposition is to expand the understanding and perception of Picasso`s works. You will face the great ability to harmoniously combine incompatible materials and the profound sense of form. The museum presents the most remarkable Picasso`s sculpture series such as the Verres d’absinthe (1914) and the original group of wood Baigneurs (1956). The exposition will be available for visits to the August 28, 2016.

9. “The stolen image” (L’image volée) is the huge project of the artist Thomas Demand, open for visitors from 18 March to 28 August 2016. More than 90 works by over the 60 artists from the 20-s of the nineteenth century to our days are now in the both levels of Nord gallery and the Cinema of the Fondazione Prada in Milan. The project aims to illustrate the culture of larceny in the current modern art process. The project is divided into three parts or section, each part has its own concept, attached to the main one. “L’image volée” is accompanied by the illustrated book with a lot of essays, articles and short stories.

10. The last, but not least, the retrospective on the art of Andrew Wyeth and his son Jamie at The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. The exhibition is dedicated to art and the lives of two representatives of American Realism. You have an opportunity to become acquainted with the works of those artists from their private collections, and also, to compare and analyze the interconnection and mutual influence. Your attention is invited to see more than 65 works until the June 19.

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