Capture the colors of the season…

“Autumn is the mellower season.  What we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.”
― Samuel Butler


The air is turning crisp, the sun setting even lower in the sky and the Fall Arts Season is well under way.  If time allows, and if you have been struck by wanderlust, check out the following (links to museums’ and / or ticket information are included.

© David-Kevin Bryant
© David-Kevin Bryant

The British Museum is featuring one of the greatest exhibitions in the world currently with “Sunken Cities :  Egypt’s Lost Worlds.”

“Spectacular… a show to move you to tears of wonder.” ― The Times


Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) :

― “Awazu Kiyoshi, Graphic Design :  Summoning the Outdated.”  15 October – 7 May 2017.
― “Beyond Bling :  Jewelry from the Lois Boardman Collection.”  2 October – 5 February 2017.
― “Toba Khedoori.”  25 September – 19 March 2017.
― “Renaissance and Reformation :  German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach.”  20 November – 26 March 2017.
― “TV on Film.” 8 October – 12 March 2017.

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© keepitplanned.com

Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey :

― “Artists in their Time.”  Currently showing.
― “Masters of Cinema in Turkey :  Lütfi Akad. ”  Now through 31 December 2016.
― “People Attract People :  The Adventure of Humanity in Photography of Turkey from Othmar Pferschy to Today.”  Now through 18 December 2016.


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City :

― “Fragonard :  Drawing Triumphant.”  6 October – 8 January 2017.
― “Jerusalem :  Every People Under Heaven.”  26 September – 8 January 2017.
― “Kerry James Marshall :  Mastry.”  25 October – 29 January 2017.
― “Valentin de Boulogne :  Beyond Caravaggio.”  7 October – 16 January 2017.

"Samson." © commons.wikimedia.org
“Samson.” © commons.wikimedia.org

Musee des Beaux Arts, Montréal, Canada :

― “Focus Perfection :  Robert Mapplethorpe.”  10 September – 22 January 2017.
― “She Century.”  Now through 13 November 2016.
― “Toulouse-Lautrec :  Illustrates the Belle Époque.”  Now through 30 October 2016 (the exhibit then moves to Washington, DC’s The Phillips Collection.)

And, in celebration of the city’s 375 anniversary, the Museum will open its latest pavilion, the Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace.

“The new pavilion is a clear message for peace, the image of our city as a haven for refugees from all over the world but also for the peace of mind that the Museum wants to give to its hundreds of thousands of visitors, to children and families, to those who are suffering and those who have been neglected.” ― Nathalie Bondil, Director & Chief Curator


The City of Brotherly Loves’s Philadelphia Museum of Art has proven, yet again, why it is one of the most important cultural institutions in North America :

― “American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent.”  1 March 2017 – 14 May 2017.
― “AMOR by Robert Indiana.”  Now through 31 October 2016.
― “Jutish Kallas :  Covering Letter.”  13 November – 5 March 2017.
― “Paint the Revolution :  Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950.”  25 October – 8 January 2017.

Saturnine Herrán, "The Offering."
Saturnine Herrán, “The Offering.”

The Nordiska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden :

― “The Face of Migration : 15 Women with Roots in Greece tell their Stories.”
― “Power of Fashion :  300 Years of Clothing.”
― “Sápmi :  On being Sami in Sweden.”
― “Strindberg :  Richly Faceted and Controversial.”
― “Swedish Folk Art :  An Inspirational Exhibition.”
― “A Taste of Hops :  Cultivation and Brewing.”  Now through 17 April 2017.
― “Traditions :  Why, When and How we Observe Traditions.”

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By Arild Vågen – Own work. commons.wikimedia.org

The Phillips Collection, Washington’s gem of a museum, located at Dupont Circle, has unveiled a thoughtful series of exhibitions and discussions with :

― “Intersections :  Arlene Shechet, From Here On Now.”  20 October – 7 May 2017.
― “People on the Move :  Beauty and Struggle in Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series.”  8 October – 8 January 8, 2017.
― “Toulouse-Lautrec :  Illustrates the Belle Époque.”  4 February – 30 April 2017.
― “Whitfield Lovell :  The Kin Series and Related Works.”  8 October – 8 January 2017.

The Migration Series, Panel no. 1 Jacob Lawrence 1940–41
The Migration Series, Panel no. 1 Jacob Lawrence 1940–41

 


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