Edward Steichen: In Exaltation of Flowers Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA 23 February–30 May www.chrysler.org Steichen’s standing as a photographer is undisputed, but his early career as a painter is less well known. His most ambitious work in that medium, a Symbolist-inspired mural of , is displayed in this touring show alongside later photographs.
Exhibition name xxx xx x xxxx x xxxx xxx Museum/Gallery, Location 00 Month–00 Month www.museum.xx To celebrate its bicentenary, the Städel Museum presents a display of Impressionist art, featuring works darting from the beginning of the movement in the early s through to . Pictured is an cartoon mocking Manet in the magazine Charivari.
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Fleeting – Scents in Colour Mauritshuis, The Hague 11 February–6 June www.mauritshuis.nl From gentle perfumes and spices to the stink of canals and close living quarters, the th-century nose had much to contend with. Historic scents waft through galleries of Dutch Golden Age paintings in this multisensory exhibition, which sniffs out the links between the olfactory and the pictorial.
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Slavery Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 12 February–30 May www.rijksmuseum.nl This display recounts the history of colonial-era slavery through artworks, objects and archival documents that explore the personal stories of individuals, ranging from enslaved people and slaveholders in the colonies to industrialists and indentured African servants in Europe.
Devoted: Art and Spirituality in Mexico and New Mexico Dallas Museum of Art 28 February–2 January 2022 www.dma.org This display of paintings, votive statues and other objects examines how artworks have been used in the practice of Catholic faith in Mexico and one of its neighbouring US states. Pictured is a th-century depiction of a female saint, attributed to the New Mexican santero José Rafael Aragón.