Explore our pick of unmissable exhibitions coming up globally
Immerse yourself in our A/W Culture Guide that highlights the unmissable exhibitions to inspire your research this season. Shows across the globe explore topics spanning from iconic fashion to multisensory experiences through immersive, interactive displays. These exhibitions bring together themes of social change, environmental justice, and the digital world, alongside fashion and design retrospectives.
In London, Barbican Art Gallery invites visitors to the RE/SISTERS: A Lens on Gender and Ecology exhibition, opening on October 5, to celebrate over 50 international women and gender non-conforming artists who have used their art to combat social and environmental injustice. Meanwhile, V&A’s exhibition DIVA explores the power and creativity of iconic performers across opera, stage, music and film with a showcase of costumes, memorabilia and an evocative soundtrack.
Take a trip to Palais Galliera in Paris for the Colours of Fashion to view never-before-seen fashion photographs from the '20s astonishingly brought to life in full colour. Drop by Musee Arts Decoratifs’ Mode et Sport from September 20 to explore the links between sports and fashion in anticipation of 2024’s Summer Olympic games
In the US, immerse yourself in Yayoi Kusama’s: Love is Calling exhibition in Miami at Perez Art Museum. It displays ethereal landscapes embodied by bold colours and signature patterns through her kaleidoscopic artwork. While in New York, discover over 180 outstanding pieces from the exhibition: Africa Fashion at Brooklyn Museum which has been carefully curated to provide a multisensory experience through immersive displays, photographs, textiles, jewellery, music and film.
Discover over 50 hyperrealistic and surreal works through sculptures, photographs and films at the Hope exhibition at Tai Kwun, Hong Kong, which explore the unexpected consequences towards the impact of science on humanity. Go Back to the Future at MMCA, Seoul to explore contemporary Korean artists, highlighting the 1990s and witnessing how the Korean art scene expanded globally.
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