Imagine Van Gogh
Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris
Until the 10th of September
It is this summer’s event in Paris. A unique exhibition in the vast Grande Halle de la Villette, featuring the Dutch artist’s most famous paintings, reproduced on huge panels measuring more than 11 meters high. In total, more than 200 scanned works allow visitors to see the most minute details of the master’s paintings. To a soundtrack by Mozart, Bach or Eric Satie… an unforgettable journey into the world of Vincent van Gogh.
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
Tate Modern, London
Until the 22nd of October
Don’t miss Soul of a Nation if you are passing through London. With this year’s Best Picture Oscar awarded to Moonlight, black art is finally in the spotlight, and rightly so. The exhibition examines two decades of black art and activism in America, from the 1960’s and the birth of Black Power until the 80’s. Essential to understanding America today.
Biennale Arte 2017
57ème biennale de Venise – Viva Arte Viva, Venise
Until the 26th of November
Every two years since 1895, Venice has been hosted the most important contemporary art exhibition in the world. It will take you several days if you really want see everything at the Venice Biennale, the place to be for contemporary art lovers. The place is perfect for discovering the most unusual creations from around the world in a city brimming with history and heritage. The Gardens and the site of the Arsenale, just outside the city, host the pavilions of more than 50 countries.
Bill Viola, Rétrospective
Until the 9th of November
You will make the trip to Bilbao not only for the exhibition but also for Franck Gehry’s world-famous museum, an extraordinary ship stranded in the heart of the Basque city of Bilbao. The Guggenheim is devoting a retrospective to Bill Viola, one of the pioneers of video art, from his early experimental work in the 1970’s to his latest art using the most modern technologies. A must-see in Bilbao until this autumn.