It’s the year 2022, and you’re looking for a list of the year’s most notable art gallery exhibitions. You’ve reached the best place! Here’s a list of shows to keep an eye on and accommodations to stay in:
Kahlil Robert Irving at MoMA
When: Until May 1, 2022
“Projects: Kahlil Robert Irving,” wraps the gallery space in a site-specific wallpaper of two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and digital works exploring themes of “Black life, death, remembrance, celebration, and survival.”
Where to stay: The Club Quarters Hotel is the ideal place to stay in the heart of The Big Apple!
Ettore Spalletti at Marian Goodman
“Ettore Spalletti” explores the broad themes of the artist’s practice, featuring paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from 1978 to 2018 (Spalletti died in 2019). One of them is the way light moved and changed during the day at Cappelle sul Tavo, a little village on Italy’s eastern coast where he lived and worked for almost 60 years. Until March 5th.
Where to stay: The Timhotel Montmartre is a splendid, budget-friendly, yet highly rated accommodation that should be at the top of your list!
“A Splendid Land: Paintings from Royal Udaipur” at the National Museum of Asian Art
When: The period runs from November 19, 2022, until May 14, 2023
This is a one-of-a-lifetime performance. Udaipur, also known as India’s City of Lakes, rose to prominence in the 18th century thanks to its artists, who shifted their focus from small poetic manuscripts to large-scale paintings of Udaipur’s palaces and landscapes, inspiring delight and amazement.
Many of the 70 works on display, which date from 1700 to 1900, have never been seen outside of Udaipur, and others have never been seen anywhere.
Where to stay: The WhyHotel Washington DC National Mall is the most highly-recommended place to stay at the heart of DC!
“Faith Ringgold: American People” at the New Museum
When: From February 17th through June 5th
“American People” is the most extensive exhibition of Ringgold’s paintings, soft sculptures, and story quilts to date, spanning her 50-year career (and her significant engagement with social and political themes).
Where to stay: Hotel Indigo is the perfect place because it’s just a walking distance away from the exhibition!
“Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy” at the Legion of Honor
When: From April 16th through September 5th
Pei is China’s first couturier and the designer of Rihanna’s spectacular yellow gown at the 2015 Met Gala. At the Legion of Honor museum in San Francisco, more than 80 of her creations over the last two decades will be on show.
Where to stay: Stay at the Marina Motel if you want to be near this exhibition!