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The Upcoming Art That’s Worth Your While


It hasn’t exactly been “leisurely stroll weather” lately, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to be anytime soon...

But that shouldn’t stop you from making the most of the time you’ve still got to spend indoors. So, we’ve rounded up some of the finest exhibitions and gallery shows opening in the next few months across the globe for your non-alfresco leisurely strolling pleasure.

Here’s how to make the most of your remaining indoor months:

0219galleries1The 2014 Whitney Biennial (March 7 to May 25) This is the last one that will take place in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s current building, and to celebrate there will be three outside curators each taking over a floor of their own.

0219galleries2Cinema Vezzoli (April 27 to August 11) Italian artist Francesco Vezzoli takes over the historic United Artists Theater in Downtown LA for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, presenting film posters and sculpture, as well as video pieces.

0219galleries3Andy Warhol’s 13 Most Wanted Men and the 1964 World’s Fair (April 27 to September 7) The Queens Museum is showing screens Warhol used to make a mural for the 1964 World’s Fair, which caused a minor scandal at the time by using the mug shots of New York’s 13 most wanted men.

0219galleries4Fútbol: The Beautiful Game (February 2 to July 20) Check out this exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, examining soccer and its significance around the world as portrayed through art. Because sports.

Swingeing London 67 (f) 1968-9 by Richard Hamilton 1922-2011Richard Hamilton (February 13 to May 26) Considered one of the founding fathers of pop art, Richard Hamilton reached artistically into design, painting, photography and television. This exhibit, at the Tate Modern in London, examines his relationship with all four mediums.

0219galleries6Henri Cartier-Bresson (February 12 to June 9) In the first retrospective of his work since his death 10 years ago, the Centre Pompidou in Paris takes a look back at the 70-year career of the seminal photojournalist.

0219galleries7Yinka Shonibare (March to May) After being a hit at Art Basel Miami, and hot off a stint in Hong Kong, the British-Nigerian artist takes on Milan with this presentation at Brand New Gallery.