In our continuing series on culture and big events in performing and visual arts in the summer of 2022 all over the world, we turn our attention to contemporary art. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best major art fairs and shows in the world in summer 2022, including the Whitney Biennial, the Venice Biennale, Art Basel, Documenta 15 and more.
Summer is not canceled this year! Hurray! If you’re mourning about concerts that were cancelled, or movies that went straight to streaming, we feel you. But the good news is that the world of culture is reopening rapidly, just in time for summer 2021. In fact, prepare for sensory overload as you decide which performance or exhibit to take in first. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 10 movies, concerts, cable TV shows and art events you really need to see that you will love in summer 2021.
If you’re lusting after culture as the Great Lockdown(s) ease but you’re still a little nervous about being in close quarters with your fellow humans, we’ve got ideas for you. Outdoor art installations! Your soul is nourished by the the stunning view and your health is protected by the Great Outdoors. If you’re in on this, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of 8 new outdoor art installations to visit in 2021 in New York, London, Miami, Philadelphia, and other locations around the world.
As we bid the year 2020 goodbye, these visuals and testimonies from the Southampton Arts Center exhibit “2020 Vision” remind us again of how much the world has endured in just 10 short months. We’re sharing our photos from the contemporary art group exhibit “2020 Vision,” featuring paintings, works on paper, sculpture and photography. It’s a display of contemporary art about social justice and BLM, COVID-19, and life in 2020. The show has been extended until January 3, 2021 – so it’s not too late to see it for yourself. And it’s free!
Yes, we know the end of the year can be a busy time. But dear reader, you need to make time to see the solo gallery shows of top black artists like Bisa Butler, Toyin Ojih Odutola and Theaster Gates around the world in fall and winter 2020. Our correspondent Jeanette Settembre has the details.