Washington, D.C. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden On view through July 31, 2022 In this exhibition—her largest-ever to date—Grammy Award-winning musician, artist, performer, and writer Laurie Anderson presents more than 10 new artworks alongside key works from throughout her career, such as Habeus Corpus (2015) and Handphone Table (1978).
Pittsburgh Carnegie Museum of Art On view through January 9, 2022 Traveling from the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, “Wild Life: Elizabeth Murray & Jessi Reaves” presents sculptural assemblages by New York-based sculptor Jessi Reaves alongside a selection of works from the 1960s to the 2000s by painter Elizabeth Murray (1940–2007).
Frankfurt MUSEUMMMK FÜR MODERNE KUNST From August 21, 2021 For “Tending to the harvest of dreams,” South African artist Lungiswa Gqunta explores colonialism’s continued impact 30 years since the supposed end of apartheid in a multisensory, site-specific installation.
Vienna Belvedere 21 Through October 24, 2021 Austrian artist Lois Weinberger (1947–2020) explored existential questions about humans and their relationship to the environment, pioneering an artistic ecology. “Lois Weinberger: Basics” compiles a selection of over 100 of his works and writings between the 1970s and 2020, chosen by the artist before his death in April
Hertfordshire, U.K. Henry Moore Studios & Gardens May 19–October 31, 2021 “This Living Hand: Edmund de Waal Presents Henry Moore,” curated by artist and author Edmund de Waal, includes a selection of Moore’s stone and bronze works that viewers are invited to touch, as well as a stone washbasin and benches created by the curator.
Houston Menil Collection May 21–September 19, 2021 “Dream Monuments: Drawing in the 1960s and 1970s” presents drawings that challenge the conventional idea of the monument as a permanent, grand, or commemorative form.
Washington, D.C. National Museum of Women in the Arts March 3–June 27, 2021 This exhibition—the first survey of Clark’s 25-year career—includes the artist’s well-known sculptures made from black pocket combs, human hair, and thread as well as works created from flags, currency, beads, cotton plants, pencils, books, a typewriter, and a hair salon chair.
New York Claire Oliver Gallery June 12–August 7, 2021 “Lauren Fensterstock: Impermanent Conditions” features seven new wall-mounted mosaic suns inspired by the Buddha’s “Sermon of the Seven Suns”—in which the seventh and final sun precipitates the end of the world—plus a large scrying mirror, titled Obsidian Grotto, made from shells and carved obsidian.
Humlebæk, Denmark Louisiana Museum of Modern Art June 5, 2020–January 10, 2021 “Japanese artist Tetsumi Kudo (1935-1990) was a radical and visionary outsider. Almost forgotten until recently, Kudo is being rediscovered internationally due to his foreboding depictions of an ailing world and the emergence of a ‘new ecology.’