The month of March is packed with several spring delights when it comes to international Art events. Get ready for an exciting selection of the must-see places. A guide for looking at new exhibitions in museums, auctions and starting with a very special European Art fair.
JUDD: Donald Judd Retrospective at MoMA, New York, from March 1- July 11, 2020
It is the first time that a major US retrospective of Judd’s works over three decades is shown. The pioneer of American Minimalism. This show includes his works in sculpture, painting and drawing from private collections from US and abroad. A very popular exhibition highly promoted by social media. Instagram has shown that the great living artist Alex Katz also came to see it.
Cecil Beaton “Bright Young Things” 12 March- 7 June 2020 (National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin’s Place, London)
Forget Brexit for a moment and lets focus on the great exhibitions London always has to offer. It’s a major new exhibition showing photographs made by the unrivaled star of Vogue. Depicting the extravagant, stylish and glamorous world of his friends from the British High Society. A world from the past, which reminds of an era that is gone…and can only be seen on screen while watching Downtown Abbey. Cecil Beaton’s works are glamorous, decadent but never tacky and we suggest starting your museum’s visit with the Portrait Restaurant’s special cocktail and ticket package for £30.00. Don’t forget to buy a signature T shirt with his signature that makes a piece of art.
Art Impressionniste et Moderne, Sotheby’s Paris, Auction 26 March 2020
How can you not resist and buy an Impressionist painting when in Paris. The birth city of this spectacular and everlasting art movement. It contains a well-chosen selection of paintings and sculpture. Come back home with a special souvenir.
Tefaf Maastricht March 7-15, 2020
Tefaf is widely regarded as the world’s premier Art Fair for fine art, antiques and design. You will find over 275 prestigious dealers from 20 countries. At the very beginning it was the venue to see the most beautiful, academical and expensive selection of Old Master paintings, antiques and classical antiquities. However, throughout the years Tefaf added a progressive twist. They have included modern and contemporary art, photography, jewelry, 20th century design and works on paper. It did become much younger but did not lose its old school glamour and timeless elegance. The clientele is definitely old money and comes with a tremendous knowledge. Just a little hint, don’t try to show off with your Balenciaga sneakers…pick the classical Chanel Ballerinas.