NEW YORK — The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents an exhibition devoted to Chilean artist, poet, activist and filmmaker Cecilia Vicuna (b. 1948-), who has been based in New York for the last 40 years. Titled Cecilia Vicuna: Spin Spin Triangulene, it opens May 27 and continues through September 5.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – The National Corvette Museum in Kentucky says it’s adding an education gallery that will feature artifacts and interactive technology to share the brand’s story. Construction of the 2,000-square-foot gallery is set to begin in late May, museum officials said. The gallery is scheduled to open late this year or in early 2023 at the Bowling Green-based museum.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Omaha’s premier art museum is set to close its doors later this spring and stay closed for about two years as a new multi-million dollar pavilion is constructed. The Joslyn Art Museum near downtown Omaha will close on May 2 for construction of a new $100 million pavilion, which has already begun, the Omaha World-Herald reported.
SALEM, Ore. – The Hallie Ford Museum of Art (HFMA) is pleased to present Depth of Field: Selections from the Bill Rhoades Collection of Northwest Photography, which is currently on view and continues through April 23 in the Study Gallery and Print Study Center. Organized by curator Jonathan Bucci in collaboration with the collector, the exhibition presents a range of Northwest photographs donated to the HFMA by Bill Rhoades of Madras, Oregon.
WORCESTER, Mass. — In February 2022, the Worcester Art Museum (WAM) will present its new exhibition Us Them We | Race Ethnicity Identity, an in-depth look at how contemporary artists since the mid-1970s have used formal artistic devices in their work — such as text, juxtaposition, pattern, and seriality — to explore socio-political concepts. The exhibition opens February 19 and runs through Juneteenth, which takes place on June 19.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Glass, stone and resin compose sculptural works by Nevine Mahmoud that simultaneously evoke the human body, inanimate objects and organic forms. They are at once natural and manufactured; alive and disembodied; inviting and disturbing. The nine works in the exhibition are arranged across the gallery space by the artist, who is deeply engaged in exhibition design, to propel visual associations and conversations between the works. Nevine Mahmoud / MATRIX 188 is on view at the Wadsworth from February 3 to May 1.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A landmark exhibition, Picasso and the Allure of the South, opens on January 29 at The Dali Museum. The exhibition’s 79 paintings, drawings and collages – approximately half of which have never been seen in the U.S. – are on loan from the Musee National Picasso-Paris and the Leonard A. Lauder Cubist Collection, New York. The Dali is the only venue worldwide to present this exhibition, which is curated by Dr. William Jeffett, The Dali Museum’s chief curator. The exhibit continues through May 22.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse, organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, examines southern aesthetic and musical traditions of early 20th-century Black culture, influences now common throughout the American South and contemporary American art and culture. It will open at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on March 12 and continue through July 25.
WASHINGTON — The opulence and invention that characterized the evolution of hard-paste porcelain are explored in the special exhibition The Luxury of Clay: Porcelain Past and Present, on view this year at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens from February 19 through June 26. With more than 125 objects, ranging from 18th-century Meissen, Du Paquier, KPM, and the Imperial Porcelain Factory to contemporary objects that reimagine the enduring art form today, The Luxury of Clay will explore how the important discovery of so-called “true porcelain” in Europe ignited centuries of innovation and creativity.