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International Art Exhibitions and Museums worth travelling for in 2022

International Art Exhibitions and Museums Worth Travelling For In 2022

The Setouchi Art Triennale, April - November 2022: Seto Inland Sea, Japan

Every three years, Japan’s Setouchi islands host a spectacular art festival that draws in visitors and artists from around the world. Spread among multiple islands, the eight-month art fair offers a wealth of art and culture to discover. Visitors to the region will be charmed not only by the intriguing art but also the laid-back, slow-paced rural atmosphere of the islands’ villages and natural beauty.

For more on what to see and do in Japan, don't miss the A to Z Travel Blog - Japan.

New exhibit at Audain Art Museum, now - February 2022: Whistler, Canada

Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures focuses on Jean Paul Riopelle’s relationship with Canada’s northern landscape and emblematic use of Indigenous motifs to construct highly complex paintings, prints and sculptures.Riopelle immersed himself in Quebec's rugged northern terrain, while continuing a long held respect for contemporary and historic Indigenous art from British Columbia, Alaska, Quebec and Nunavut. The exhibition examines Riopelle’s expansive work from the 1950s onward, with an emphasis on his rarely studied practice of the 1970s. On display at the Audain Art Museum until 21 February 2022.

Aspen Art Museum to host new retrospective on Warhol, 3 December 2021 - 27 March 2022: Colorado, USA

The Aspen Art Museum will be the sole US venue for a major international retrospective on the work of Andy Warhol. Opening on 3rd December, Andy Warhol: Lifetimes breaks new ground by casting a queer eye on the artist as an outsider and disruptor, who remade America’s image to resonate with a queer sensibility. This presentation is particularly exciting, as it marks a homecoming for the artist