After two and a half tumultuous years, the art world is finally catching its breath. There are plenty of exciting objects on the move this season — Aboriginal bark paintings, pre-Revolutionary French fashion magazines, must-see exhibits of African sculpture and Korean modernism. There’s some shiny new real estate, too, including an updated campus for the Orange County Museum of Art and the brand-new Rubell Museum in Washington, D.C. But the overall mood this fall tends toward surveys of well-established artists, like Alex Katz at the Guggenheim (...)
Gathering a grand retrospective, prepared in consultation with the unshakable 95-year-old painter, of sleek figurative portraits and landscapes going back to the 1940s.
(Oct. 21-Feb. 20, 2023; Guggenheim Museum, guggenheim.org)