LA POLO brings a list of all the top exhibitions of the month of March
Are you an art fanatic and rapture over spending a hush time in galleries? Here are a list of all the top nick exhibitions opening in March.
● Brace yourself for the Hockney Van Gogh exhibition extending from the 1st of March till the 26th of May in Amsterdam which is showcasing pastoral landscapes of David Hockney and Vincent van Gogh. Hockney, a contemporary artist draws his inspiration from the majestic paintings of van Gogh’s large-scale and bright canvases portraying the English countryside.
● This time, Washington D.C. is hosting the event that celebrates the Italian Renaissance painter Jacopo Tintoretto from 24th March to the 7th of July. He was born 500 years ago and exhibitions are held to mark the occasion, and this year it is the Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice exhibition in the National Gallery of Art. The motive is to place the artist parallel to Titian and Veronese as prominent Venetian Renaissance painters.
● The Helmet Heads being held in London from 6th of March to the 23rd of June views Henry Moore’s Helmet Head series in line with the artist’s primary inspiration, the armory holdings of the Wallace Collection. It showcases a wide range of sketches, drawings, maquettes and full-sized sculptures made of bronze, lead, and plaster.
● The National Gallery in London is bringing limelight to Spanish Impressionist painter, Joaquin Sorolla through the exhibition, Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light from the 18th of March to the 7Th of July. This artist who remains relatively lesser known compared to the contemporaries like Monet and Pissarro, reflects an element of light in the paintings, which is strikingly exemplified in the Sewing Sail.
● Copenhagen, Scandinavia is bringing forth an exhibition from the 1st of March till the 23rd of June showcasing for the first time the works of Swiss artist, Pipilotti Rist in Denmark’s Louisiana Museum. Pipilotti is a reflection on the career of the artist presenting an array of media, from large video installations to smaller TV formats.
● Rothko, an exhibition looking back at Mark Rothko’s work in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna from 12th of March till the 30th of June portrays the artist’s stylistic progression, ranging from his early figurative paintings to his later abstract masterpieces.
● The New Tide, early work 1940-1950 being held at the Cleveland Museum of Art analyses the works of a 20th century African American photographer, Gordon Parks from 23rd of March to 9th of June. These works are an integral part of the formative years of the artist’s career and the photographs include his A1 pieces like, the Grain Boat taking on a load of wheat from 1945.
● A pioneer of the Glasgow Style, Scottish designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s work which became the only Art Nouveau in the UK is being held from 15th of March till the 26th of August. Celebrating this artist, who was considered one of “The Four”, a group of designers who were the founders of the Glasgow Style is displaying over 250 objects of Mackintosh and his fellow countrymen.
● The Broad, in Los Angeles is hosting the display of Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983 from the 23rd of March till the 1st of September. The show earlier commenced at the Tate Modern in London. This exhibition celebrates the revolutionary works of over 60 African American artists over the time span of 1960s to 1980s.
● The Chrysanthemum and Dragon: The Art of Ornamentation in Japan and China in the 17th-19th century is an opportunity to delve into the palatial designs incorporated in Japanese and Chinese decorative art. Held from the 18th of March till the 15th of August at the Liang Yi Museum, this exhibition with over 200 objects on display, strives at understanding the disparities between the cultures of the two countries.