1. Deutsche Bank KunstHalle
Young artists from all over the world, new discoveries from the
art metropolis Berlin, international curators and collections: Starting
in April the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle will open up new perspectives on
current contemporary art and the Deutsche Bank Collection
2. Frieze New York
The Frieze Art Fair is electrifying New York, wrote The Wall
Street Journal about the art fair’s premiere in the Big Apple. At the
second Frieze in NYC, even more leading contemporary art galleries will
3. Palazzo Enciclopedico
A chamber of marvels for Venice: In this Biennale exhibition, Massimiliano Gioni
combines historical and contemporary artistic positions, outsider art, commercial art, and found pieces.
4. Imran Qureshi
With his first comprehensive show in Europe, Deutsche Bank’s "Artist of the Year"
2013 will open the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle
. 2013 is Qureshi’s year: Works by the artist will also be on view at the Metropolitan Museum
in New York, the MACR
O in Rome, and the Venice Biennale
5. Pierre Huyghe
The Centre Pompidou
in Paris is showing the first large-scale retrospective of the work of this year’s Roswitha Haftmann
6. 13th Ballad Theaster Gates’
participatory mega installation 12 Ballads for Huguenot House
was one of the highlights of dOCUMENTA 13. The continuation of the project, sponsored by Deutsche Bank, will be shown at MCA
7. A Fantastic Journey
The Nasher Museum is celebrating Wangechi Mutu
, "Artist of the Year" 2010, with her first large-scale retrospective in the USA. And also the MCA
in Sydney devotes a solo show to her.
8. David Bowie
A new record out and the Victoria and Albert Museum is paying tribute to the Thin White Duke
in a superb exhibition
Even more androgynous glamour at a museum. The first show
celebrating the triumph of glam aesthetics in the 1970s is now on view
in the Tate Liverpool
and will move on to the Schirn
in Frankfurt and Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz
10. The Great Gatsby Baz Luhrmann
had the mettle to film the classic cult novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald
. Starring Leonardo Di Caprio
, with costumes by Miuccia Prada
11. Anri Sala
At the Venice Biennale, the Albanian Deutsche Bank floor artist
, will show works for France in the German pavilion
12. Auckland Triennale
Curated by Hou Hanru
the Triennale is devoted to social and architectural spaces in the New
Zealand metropolis under the motto: if you where to live here...
13. City in View
Urban Spaces and Living: Works from the Deutsche Bank Collection
show the city and architecture as reflected by young international
contemporary art. On view in Museum Ostwall at the Dortmunder U
. The former brewery is a perfect example of new creative use of historical industrial buildings.
A journey back to 1980s New York. Jeannette Montgomery Barron
photographed them all. Poignant black-and-white portraits of Warhol
….Now featured in one of the year’s best coffee table books.
15. Art Basel Hong Kong
250 galleries from 35 countries, works by more than 2,000
international artists: Art Hong Kong is booming just as much as the
metropolis on Pearl River. Deutsche Bank is a partner of the art fair,
which this year will be held under the aegis of Art Basel.
16. Gabriel Orozco
Kunsthaus Bregenz is showing largely new works conceived specifically
for the exhibition by the resident of the world, who transforms
everything from yogurt containers to whale skeletons into art.
17. Neo Rauch
The Museo de Arte
in Sao Paulo is showing works by Rauch spanning 20 years and honoring him as a great storyteller.
18. The Monuments Men George Clooney
directs and stars in a film about museum curators
who track down artworks stolen by the Nazis. An all-star cast including Cate Blanchett
, Matt Damon
, Bill Murray
and Daniel Craig
19. Franz West
Art to touch, lie on, and sit on: The MMK in Frankfurt is paying
tribute to the Austrian artist, who died in 2012, with a comprehensive
20. PUNK: Chaos to Couture
From the alley to the museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in
New York is showing how rebel chic featured prominently in the work of Helmut Lang
, Alexander McQueen
and Vivienne Westwood
21. File Room
In times of advancing digitization, the new book by photographer
is a hymn to paper. In Venice, the Deutsche Bank floor
artist is showing her work for Germany in the French Pavilion along
with Ai Weiwei
, Romuald Karmakar
, and Santu Mofokeng
22. James Turrell
Projects by the light artist are on view in three U.S. museums. LACMA
is mounting a retrospective, the Museum of Fine Arts
in Houston is
showing six installations, and the Guggenheim
is presenting a
monumental light work that provides a completely new experience of
Frank Lloyd Wright’s
23. Kraftwerk in 3D
Take out your glasses and experience the legendary stage performances of Kraftwerk
24. Konrad Klapheck
Attack of the sewing machines: Museum Kunstpalast
is showing surreal pop paintings by the best portraitist of household
appliances and bathroom fittings.
25. From Japan
The new photo works Boris Mikhailov
created in Japan are just as
unsparing as the paintings from the Ukraine that made him famous. Now
as a book.
26. Frieze London & Frieze Masters
The dynamic duo: Frieze London is a must for anyone who wants to
find about about what artists are doing today. In parallel, Frieze
Masters takes a fresh look at old masters from antiquity to the 20th
27. The Political Line
dancing men: The Keith Haring
show in the Musée d'Art Moderne de la
Ville Paris is showing the U.S. artist’s socio-critical works.
28. Place of Images
in Hamburg is presenting some 50 paintings by
, all from the private collection of the Grande Dame of
29. Mori Art Museum All You Need is Love
is the promising title of the exhibition with which the Tokyo museum is
celebrating its 10th birthday. The show features a wide range of
artists, including Salvador Dalí, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, and Yoko Ono.
30. Shooting into the Corner
in 2,000 square meters of space. Works by the star artist
will cover the entire ground floor of the Martin-Gropius-Bau
. A large
part of the works were conceived especially for the Berlin show.
31. Lives In Transit
A retrospective devoted to Deutsche Bank floor artist Adrian Paci
is on the agenda at the Jeu de Paume.
32. Michael Haneke: Così fan tutte
He just received an Academy Award for his film Amour
. Michael Haneke
also virtually unbeatable as an opera director. After the premiere at
in Madrid, his masterful performance of Mozart’s Così fan
is being shown at Théâtre de la Monnaie
33. A visionary modernist Ibrahim El-Salahi
mixes modern and traditional African artistic idioms. The Tate Modern is showing his fascinating paintings.
34. Sol LeWitt as a collector
The new Centre Pompidou Metz is presenting works on paper from the Minimal star’s private collection.
35. Views 2013
Barometer of the Polish art scene: Every other year, View
s, the most
important prize for young contemporary art, is awarded in Poland. The
nominees present their works in Warsaw’s Zacheta National Gallery
which initiated the distinction in 2003 together with Deutsche Bank Foundation
36. Meret Oppenheim
More than just the fur cup
: The Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin is celebrating the 100th birthday of the self-willed Surrealist.
37. Here Lies Love
and Fatboy Slim’s
musical about Imelda Marcos
ambitious Philippine First Lady with innumerable pairs of shoes – is on
at the Public Theater
in New York.
38. Beuys Book Klaus Staeck
and Gerhard Steidl
worked closely with Beuys
and repeatedly photographed the art shaman. A historical document.
39. The Spirit of Utopia
Contemporary artists, designers, and architects are improving the world
– the Whitechapel Gallery
in London is showing projects by Yto Barrada
, Pedro Reyes
, and Time/Bank
40. Rudolf Stingel
The Austrian is the first artist to exhibit work throughout the Palazzo Grassi
41. Philip Guston
Back to figuration: The Frankfurt Schirn
museum is mounting an
exhibition of the controversial late work of the erstwhile Abstract
42. Los Angeles Apartments
Beautiful: The catalog accompanying Ed Ruscha’s
shows his cool sixties’ photographs and drawings of
43. Philip-Lorca di Corcia
is devoting a large solo exhibition to the
photo artist. And his complete Hustler
s series is appearing in book
for the first time.
44. The Lone Ranger
From pirate to Indian: Johnny Depp
fights for justice in a film version of the legendary TV series set in the Wild West.
45. Tulkus from 1880 to 2018
At Witte de With, Rotterdam, Deutsche Bank floor artist Paola
pays homage to Tulkus, reborn masters of Tibetan Buddhism.
46. Motown: The musical
Disco, Diana, Detroit: A new Broadway show about Berry Gordy
founder of the legendary record label. With hits by Marvin Gaye
, and of course Diana Ross
the European Capital of Culture 2013
, Marseille has treated itself to
the spectacular Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la
Méditerrané. Architect Rudy Ricciotti
topped the glass cube
concrete net reminiscent of Brussels lace.
48. Learning from Vernacular
Sustainable construction: The Vitra Design Museum
is showing what
current avant-garde architects have learned from traditional clay huts
and wooden houses.
49. Wolfgang Tillmans
in Düsseldorf is mounting a major retrospective of the photographer’s
work, ranging form early photographs from the techno scene to his
recent travel photos.
50. Sharjah Biennial
Yuko Hasegawa promises a new cultural cartography, no less, for
the 11th edition of the biennial in the United Arab Emirates.
A 10-year-long facelift has catapulted the old-established institution into the 21st century.
52. Vadim Zakharov
German-Russian friendship: The artist, who divides his time
between Cologne and Moscow, is representing Russia at the Venice
Biennale – curated by Udo Kittelmann
, director of the Berliner
53. California-Pacific Triennial
The California Biennial has become the California-Pacific
Triennial and is now presenting art from the entire Pacific region.
Sponsored by Deutsche Bank.
54. Ellen Gallagher
Minimal art, science fiction, modeling clay: In paintings that
are both aesthetically appealing and socio-critical, the U.S. artist
processes all kinds of materials and influences. Now the Tate Modern is
mounting a comprehensive retrospective of her work.
55. TV cult
, and Lady Gaga
there was Liberace
Behind the Candelabra Steven Soderbergh
directs the extravagant
entertainer’s last big love story for HBO
. Starring Michael Douglas
56. Hilma af Klint
abstract paintings and works on paper of the Swedish artist, who died
in 1944, are enthralling the international art world. Now her work is
finally being shown in Berlin, in Hamburger Bahnhof
Arab spring at ZKM: Current works by artists from the Mediterranean
focusing on the theme of borders and overcoming them. With Yto Barrada
"Artist of the Year"
casino is not the only attraction in the Princedom in the Côte d'Azur:
the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco
is showing architecture
and urbanism projects of Yona Friedman
, Jean Nouvel
, and Jacques-Yves
59. Isa Genzken
The artist has continually changed her work radically. MoMA is mounting the largest Genzken retrospective to date.
60. She Got Love
Turin’s Castello di’Rivoli is paying homage to the Cuban
performance and body-art pioneer Ana Mendieta
with a large solo
61. Estranged Paradise Yang
poetic films show a youth that is trying to find its place in
rapidly changing Chinese society. Kunsthalle Zürich
is showing works
from the 1990s up to the present day.
62. Kippenberger: Sehr Gut / Very Good
An idea today, finished tomorrow – The fast breeder of German
contemporary art would have turned 60 this year. Hamburger Bahnhof in
Berlin is celebrating Kippi’s birthday with a great retrospective.
63. Digital Concert Hall
Berliner Philharmoniker’s “virtual concert hall”
made possible by
Deutsche Bank is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its children’s and
youth program. Together with pupils from Berlin schools Sir Simon
Rattle and his orchestra perform music by Stravinsky and Britten.
64. Watch Me Move
, Walt Disney
, William Kentridge
– the Detroit
Institute of Arts
is mounting the most comprehensive museum show to
date devoted to the subject of animation.
65. K. O. Götz
On his 100th birthday, the Neue Nationalgalerie
in Berlin is devoting a
large-scale solo show to the most important representative
and teacher of Polke
66. In Orbit
Audience darling Tomás Saraceno
spans virtually transparent steel
nets in the glass dome of K21 in Düsseldorf. Visitors who are free from
giddiness can climb on them.
67. Serpentine Sackler Gallery
transforms a former gunpowder depot in London’s
Kensington Gardens into a platform for contemporary art. A new branch
of the Serpentine Gallery
opens this summer.
68. Elizabeth Peyton
Live on stage: At Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, the painter is
exclusively showing portraits of musicians including David Bowie
, and Jessye Norman
69. Avant Garde in Motion Alexander Calder’s
abstract mobiles have lost nothing of their chemistry – on view in K20
70. Peasant Da Vincis
Flying saucers meet painting robots: Aside from new gunpowder
drawings, Cai Guo-Qiang’s
first exhibition in Brazil also includes
quirky do-it-yourself objects constructed by Chinese farmers.
71. NYC 1993
Art, pop culture, politics: The New Museum sheds light on the New
York art scene in 1993, featring artists ranging from Ida Applebroog
- a time capsule reflecting the beginning of a new
72. Kara Walker
The Camden Arts Centre
is presenting the first London exhibition
devoted to the African-American artist.
73. C/O Berlin
On March 9, 2013, the forum for photography is saying goodbye to
its rooms in Mitte with a big farewell party. In the fall C/O Berlin
will be at a new site, the former Amerika Haus in Charlottenburg.
74. Simon Fujiwara
Between fact and fake: The Braunschweiger Kunstverein
absurd, pseudo-biographical installations of the young Japanese-British
artist, who received the Cartier Award
at the 2010 Frieze.
75. ArtMag in print
Last but not least: Deutsche Bank Art’s new print magazine will be published starting in April.