Hello 2017! Condo, Skulptur Projekte, documenta and more unmissable shows

04 Jan 2017

by Vivi Kallinikou

A new year means thousands of new exhibitions all over the globe are waiting for you to explore them. Judging by the sheer quantity – from Condo to the Venice Biennale - 2017 will be a good year for art and contemporary visual culture. 

Fetch your diaries, this is what we look forward to:

Condo in London
A collaborative exhibition by 36 galleries across 15 London spaces

Desert X in Coachella Valley
The Coachella Valley and its desert landscape will become the canvas for a curated exhibition of site-specific work by established and emerging artists.

Sharjah Biennial 13
The programme curated by Christine Tohme will include performances, film screenings and the annual March Meeting.

Russian Art Triennial in Moscow
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art will showcase what artists are producing across the country now—and in the past—with the very first Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art.

documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel
Arguably the world's most important contemporary art exhibition, documenta 14 will take place in Athens and Kassel. The artistic director is Adam Szymczyk.

57th International Art Exhibition: VIVA ARTE VIVA in Venice
The 57th Exhibition will take place in the Giardini and the Arsenale and in various other venues in Venice. Curator Christine Macel explained the title: “In a world full of conflicts and jolts, in which humanism is being seriously jeopardized, art is the most precious part of the human being.”

Skulptur Projekte Münster
In summer 2017, Münster will, for the fifth time, be the venue for the “Skulptur Projekte” event. Since 1977, this renowned, large-scale exhibition with its unique concept has been staged at regular ten-year intervals, showcasing significant sculptural positions.

Yan Xing at Kunsthalle Basel
Newly commissioned installation that acts as a fictive exhibition by a fictive curator by Chinese Yan Xing.

Hanne Darboven at Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

Philippe Parreno at ACMI Melbourne
A cinematic odyssey through light and sound. Controlled live by a gallery technician, every visit is unique.

Kader Attia at MCA Sydney
Major new survey exhibition by French-Algerian artist Kader Attia encompasses over a decade of the artist’s practice, showcasing works across diverse media including collage, photography, video, sculpture and installation.

Harun Farocki at Haus der Kunst in Munich

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is in Los Angeles
LA/LA is a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art. More than 70 Southern California cultural institutions will expore thematically linked exhibitions and events on diverse topics and themes, movements and periods in a four-month-long, region-wide art festival. Getty Foundation supports the unprecedented cultural collaboration with more than $16 Million in Grants. 

About Art to See 

Art to See is ArtRabbit’s new series of editor’s picks. We’ve invited leading artists, curators and writers to share with us exhibitions and art events that left an impression on them.

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