With over 30 art exhibitions at Manhattan’s major museums, who can choose what to see?
Have no fear! The Bare Square is here!
Our must-see picks will jumpstart your personal planning guide of art now on display in one of the world’s art capitals.
Now through September 30th, the Whitney Museum of American Art features a new retrospective of Japan’s most prominent contemporary artists, Yayoi Kusama. Showcasing a magnitude of Kusama artwork, spanning her career, the retrospective exhibits a variety of media, including painting, film, and performance installation.
American painter, Ellsworth Kelly, famous for creating bold abstract works, also had a knack for drawing plants. Now through September 3rd, The Metropolitan Museum of Art features 80 of Kelly’s plant drawings from the mid-1900s, serving as the first major museum exhibition dedicated exclusively to this body of work.
Now through October 8th, The Guggenheim Museum presents Rineke Dijkstra: A Restrospective, highlighting the remarkable works of the Dutch photographer. Dijkstra specializes in large-scale color photographs that explore the genre of portraiture within a contemporary context.
During the 20th century, design for children became a modernist preoccupation for progressive design. From July 29th to November 5th, The Museum of Modern Art exhibits Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900–2000, including designs like school architecture, playgrounds, and toys and games.
We hope you get a chance to see these extraordinary shows and be sure to let us know what you think at The Bare Square’s Facebook page!
- Ava Cotlowitz