26 Mar 2012 • Installation
Top 10 Art Exhibitions
From London to Taiwan, here are our readers’ favourite artistic exhibitions from recent months.
1. Absent Exhibition by Ai Weiwei
The Taipei Fine Arts Museum hosted a retrospective exhibit celebrating Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
2. Republic of the Moon Exhibition by FACT & The Arts Catalyst
As super-nations of the world race to explore outer space, a touring exhibition depicted the moon as a privileged territory for poetic and playful celestial colonization.
3. Ideal Home Exhibition by Carol McNicoll, Jacqueline Poncelet & Sam Scott
The exhibition assembled works of three artists, creating the overall impression of a livable space.
4. Elsewhen Exhibition by Ala Ebtekar
In order to imagine alternative futuristic realities filled with indescribable mystery, Iranian-American Ala Ebtekar drew inspiration from Persian poet Hafez.
5. Urban Narratives Exhibition by Matthew Picton
Matthew Picton's paper sculptures are 3D maps that render cities as eventful places charged with and modified by history.
6. Product Fitness 80 Exhibition by Muji
An exhibition at London's Design Museum explored a unique premise: what would happen if we used 20 per cent less materials and energy to make products?
7. Waste Not Exhibition by Song Dong
London's Barbican Curve gallery is hosting a huge conceptual artwork by Chinese artist Song Dong.
8. Sheltered Exhibition Robert Marin & Nuca Studio
A pavilion in Bucharest is attempting to make people recognize and confront the basics of human space.
9. Olek Exhibition at Tony’s Gallery London
I do not expect to be a mother but I do expect to die alone is the first solo exhibition in the UK by New York-based artist Agata Olek.
10. Steve McCurry Exhibition curated by Fabio Novembre
An exhibition's design in Rome is paying homage to photographer Steve McCurry and the nomadic journeys he has taken to exercise his craft.