Global Art Calendar : September 2011

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The following is a list of Art events for the month of September 2011. This list will contain some of the same events as last month, as they are 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.”

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Pascale Marthine Tayou
June 18 – September 11, 2011
Mudam Luxembourg Museum, Luxembourg
This is an exhibit of the art of Pascale Marthine Tayou. Mr. Tayou comes to us from Cameroon, Africa, and creates the expressions of his life as “an explorer” (his words). There is an interesting article about him in “Art in America.” Also, check out samples of his art at his web site.

The Art Books of Henri Matisse
May 26 – September 25, 2011
Chester Beatty Library * Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland
The multi-talented Henri Matisse has also given the world some expressions in the form of art books. This event exhibits four of his most infamous books.
Click here to visit Henri Matisse’s website.

Material Worlds
July 28 – September 30, 2011
Sotheby’s at Sudeley Castle, London, Great Britain
This outdoor exhibition displays the artistic excellence of about eleven talented artists and their creations made out of unique materials.
Click here to read more and find the listing of some of the artists featured.

Tim Burton Exhibit
May 29 – October 31, 2011
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA, USA
This exhibit displays the artistic talents of Tim Burton, drawings, paintings, photographs, storyboards, moving images, and more!
Click here to visit Tim Burton’s website.

Human Currents
July 22 – November 13, 2011
The Rubin Museum of Art, New York City, NY, USA
In the early 21st century, there was a pilgrimage in India which amassed the largest group of people in one place. Talented photographer, Hannes Schmid, captured images and this exhibition is a presentation of these images of the greatest form of art, humans.
Click here to visit Hannes Schmid’s website.

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 find the listing of some of the artists featured.

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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