On now until February 19 at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, She Photographs encourages its audience to consider the role of contemporary photography from a female perspective.
Once dubbed the “Hustler with a Hasselblad,” American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe never played it safe behind a camera—or in front of it.
Now open: the Royal Ontario Museum’s Chihuly, an exhibit of 11 installations including previously unseen incarnations by Seattle-based glass sculptor Dale Chihuly.
Until June 26, 2016, attendees to Toronto’s Luminato Festival may bear witness to a strange nude lounging among weeds and cement rubble near the Hearn Generating Station.
In partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum is debuting its new show Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei.
Upon entering the Vancouver Art Gallery’s new MashUp exhibit, visitors are immediately immersed in a massive site-specific instillation by 71-year-old L.A.-based conceptual artist Barbara Kruger. The piece, Untited (SmashUp), spirals around the room; its bold text warning us to beware of treating life like a spectacle, its emoji-esque faces staring through comma-eyes.
The selected works, on loan from two private collections, start off with a subtle nod to The Weather Project: the grandiose palace entry hall is awash in orange light. Illuminated, the visitor becomes part of the art, moving through spaces moulded by Eliasson’s manipulations of mirrors and light.
While aristocratic Pompeians are frequently the subject of exhibits on the ancient Italian city, Pompeii instead focuses on bringing exhibit attendees into the everyday lives of Pompeii’s common people before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.