The world is a vast playground for art, culture, and music buffs. Just look at all the events, exhibits, and festivals happening across the globe this month. Ahead, our culture calendar for February 2020.
From installations and projections depicting his childhood in the Netherlands to the pivotal years he spent in Paris and then his asylum in Saint Rémy, this interactive and multi-sensory experience in London’s South Bank brings the famed artist’s inspiring story to life.
Social media has been a game changer in the way we engage with fashion. This exhibition at The National Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto explores the various dress codes of society with pieces from the Kyoto Costume Institute, contemporary fine art, as well as clothing styles from movies and manga.
The Substation is continuing to support the role of the arts in public discourse with an exhibition of 32 historical and newly commissioned works by artists across the region. These pieces actively engage with social reality while exploring the theme of history and politics.
Members of the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) come together to showcase dynamic programmes
from all over the country in a show known for its ambitious presentations, compelling juxtapositions and interesting conversations with gallerists that have lured collectors to New York City for the past decade.
Catch indie rock band FOALS, R&B songstress Sabrina Claudio and instrumental electronic act Gioli & Assia at Singapore’s first carbon-neutral music festival since 2018. Held at Fort Canning Park, this year’s green initiative includes a collaboration with One Tree Planted to restore and reforest the planet.
Watch actress Cate Blanchett play 12 different roles in a 13-channel film presentation by German artist Julian Rosefeldt at Museum MACAN in Jakarta. Blanchett will perform various artist manifestos from the 20th century, such as those of the Dadaists and Futurists, as well as the writings of artists, poets, architects, performers and filmmakers.
The group exhibition by artists Cheng Ran (China) and Takao Minami and Hiraki Sawa (Japan) at Ota Fine Arts Shanghai takes viewers on a journey through a blend of sounds, images and diverse narratives of places like New York City and Taiwan, and even imaginary scenes.