Instagram Fodder! 6 Of The Best Art Exhibitions Of The Summer

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A slew of art is coming to fill your feeds this summer.


Georgia O'Keeffe at Tate Modern, London

Date: 6 July – 30 October 2016

Get lost in a world of voluptuous colored blooms and stark blue-skied landscapes at the largest ever retrospective of American Modernist. Making her debut a century ago, in 1916, O'Keeffe was immediately recognised as a trailblazing artist, while today her legacy as an American art icon. With no works by O'Keeffe in UK public collections this show is a rare chance to see her remarkable paintings outside the US, and while visiting the Tate be sure to take a tour of the new 10-floor Boiler Building.

Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures

Date: 8 June – 21 August 2016

Taking colour, line, and shape on unexpected journeys, Mary Heilmann was inspired by the surreal beach life of Los Angeles, 1960s counter culture, pop songs and friendships with New York artists, to create these dazzling abstractions.


Seeing Round Corners at Turner Contempory, Margate

Date: 21 May - 25 Sep 2016

This first major exhibition to explore the circle in art features more than 100 works – from 3000BC to the present day – including sculpture, film, painting, design, installation, performance and photography, from artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Paul Nash, Barbara Hepworth, JMW Turner, Theaster Gates, Rebecca Horn, David Shrigley and Bridget Riley.

Yayoi Kusama at Victoria Miro, London

Date: 25 May - 30 July 2016

For almost seventy years Yayoi Kusama's extraordinary art has spanned painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, performance, film, printmaking, installation and environmental art as well as literature, fashion (who can forget her 2012 collaboration with Louis Vuitton?) . This free exhibition moves you from one playful room to the next, each one offering a new visceral experience, and a new opportunity to fill your Insta feed.


Jeff Koons: Now at Newport Street Gallery, London

Date:18 May – 16 October 2016

Koon's first major UK exhibition since 'Popeye Series' in 2009, spans thirty-five years of work, with over thirty paintings and sculptures dating from 1979 to 2014.The show includes a number of never before shown works and one of Koons's earliest works, Inflatable Flowers (1979), a vinyl blow-up flower displayed on a mirrored floor tile. Guarenteed likes.

Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones at Saatchi Gallery

Date: 4 April – 5 September 2016

The Rolling Stones have shaped much of popular culture. Now this exhibition offers a unique perspective inside the band with collaborations and work by a vast array of artists, designers, musicians and writers will be included - from Andy Warhol, Alexander McQueen, to Martin Scorsese.

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