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MICHAEL JACKSON ON THE WALL

— Yan Pei-Ming

June 28 — October 21, 2018

This landmark exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art, spanning several generations of artists across all media. Curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition will open in the summer of 2018 to coincide with what would have been Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday (on August 29, 2018).

www.npg.org.uk

360°

— John Armleder

June 23 — September 10, 2018

On Friday June 22, the Museum Madre will present 360°, the first retrospective exhibition dedicated to the Swiss artist John Armleder (Geneva, 1948), one of the great masters of contemporary art whose practice and articulation started from the mid-sixties between drawing, painting , sculpture, environmental installation, performance, video, sound works, critical texts, editorial and curatorial projects. The exhibition at Madre, curated by Andrea Viliani with Silvia Salvati, brings together for the first time all the main cycles of the artist's works and also includes new works, such as tributes directed from Armleder to Naples and Campania, in a hypothetical contemporary version of the Grand Tour.

www.madrenapoli.it

E DIMMI CHE NON VUOI MORIRE: IL MITO DI NIOBE

— Steven Claydon, Matthew Monahan

June 22 — September 23, 2018

The exhibition, inspired by Ovid's poetry, specifically to the ancient myth of Niobe, proposes a visual, literary, imaginary path that engages the viewer inside ancient structures, now destined for exhibitions, that will come back to life through the re-evocation of the myth.

PLAY

— Paola Pivi

June 21 — , 1970

PLAY is a headstrong city festival organised from 23 June till 11 November 2018 that will take over the centre of Kortrijk with contemporary artworks where you can immerse yourself in the unique world of national and international visual art at diverse indoor and outdoor locations in the city.

www.playkortrijk.be

SIGNORI PREGO SI ACCOMODINO

— John Armleder, Gelitin, Diego Perrone

June 18 — July 01, 2018

In occasion of Manifesta 12, a special project to pay homage to Lia Pasqualino Noto, located at the artist's house studio.

SLOW HOME­CO­MING

— Liu Xiaodong

June 09 — August 19, 2018

In co­ope­ra­ti­on wi­th the NRW-Fo­rum Düs­sel­dorf, the Kunst­hal­le Düs­sel­dorf is pre­sen­ting the world’s first re­tro­spec­tive by the Chi­ne­se pain­ter Liu Xiaodong. The dou­b­le ex­hi­bi­ti­on tit­led "Slow Home­co­ming" fea­tures pain­tings as well as pho­to­graphs and films by the ar­tist, one of the most fa­mous re­pre­sen­ta­ti­ves of con­tem­pora­ry art in Chi­na.

www.kunsthalle-duesseldorf.de

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