Global Art Calendar : January – March 2012

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The following is a list of Art events for the first quarter of 2012 (January-March). This list will contain some of the same events as earlier calendars, when the event is still ongoing.

The goal is to be as diversified as possible, different regions, different cultures, different mediums and media. So, please, send over any events that you may know of, so they can be considered for the next calendar.

Note: The following events are listed in order of “end date.”

Global Art Calendar : January - March 2012

The Forbidden City at the Louvre – Emperors of China and Kings of France
September 29, 2011 – January 9, 2012
The Louvre (Richelieu Wing), Paris, France
The Louvre will be exhibiting treasures from the Yuan Dynasty in China, art collections of the Emperors, as well as art related to the history between France and China. Should be an interesting opportunity to view the discovered art of The Forbidden City Palace.

Fabled Journeys in Asian Art: East Asia
July 16, 2011 – January 22, 2012
The Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection, Dallas, TX, USA
In keeping with the other exhibitions at this venue, the East Asia exhibit displays art inspired by Chinese culture, as well as a look into the expressions of women, and the cultural influences of Japan.
Click here to read more and view the listing of some of the artists featured.

Glenn Ligon: America
October 23, 2011 – January 22, 2012
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA, USA
This exhibit displays the artistic talents of Glenn Ligon, an artist who currently resides in New York and is a student of history, known for his expressions representing race, sexuality, and cultural impact.
Click here to read about Glenn Ligon on Wikipedia.

Old Master & 19th Century European Art, Including Property from the Forbes Collection: The Panorama of the Battle of Champigny
January 27, 2012
Sotheby’s * New York, NY, US
This exhibit and auction will display fine art of the 19th century, stirring up the love of the romantic era in all of us. Click here to read more.

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Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World
November 6, 2011 – January 29, 2012
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA, USA
This exhibit will demonstrate the art of the Spanish empire represented in Mexico and Peru and offer aspects of art from the period of 15th-19th, including the Aztec and Inca art prior to the visit by Columbus. Click here to read more about the exhibit.

Contemporary Art Day Auction
February 16, 2012
Sotheby’s * London, UK
If you are interested in contemporary art, during the era defined as post-ward era, this exhibit may be of interest to you. You will see the likes of artists such as Andy Warhol, as well as his peers.
Click here to read more and find about some of the featured artists.

As always, if you have an art show or art event that you would like to share, please let us know. Feel free to comment on this post for consideration for the global art calendar.


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