This Week in Art: 7.11-7.17

Yinka Shonibare. Food Fairy, 2006. Manikin, Dutch wax printed cotton, leather, artificial fruit, fiberglass, and goose feathers. Courtesy of the artist and Cooper Gallery.

Yinka Shonibare. Food Fairy, 2006. Manikin, Dutch wax printed cotton, leather, artificial fruit, fiberglass, and goose feathers. Courtesy of the artist and Cooper Gallery.

Last week, the Hirshhorn announced it was commissioning Mark Bradford’s largest painting to date. The 400-foot “cyclorama” will be installed along the entire circumference of the museum’s third floor galleries in 2017. “The Smithsonian has opened its archives to Mark for the purpose of this exhibition,” said Hirshhorn director, Melissa Chiu, “and we at the Hirshhorn are eagerly anticipating an installation that will provoke our collective consciousness.” Also this week:


Events & exhibitions

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Around the world


It’s impossible to include all the incredible exhibitions and art events happening this week in a single post. If there’s something you feel should have been included in today’s roundup, leave a comment below!

 

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