The Ensor and Spilliaert Wing
Two Masters of Ostend

Summer 2016

Mu.ZEE has dedicated a new museum wing to James Ensor (1860-1949) and Léon Spilliaert (1881-1946), two Ostend natives known as ‘masters of light’.

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20 October – 23 December 2016

From 20 October to 23 December 2016, the VNH Gallery & GALLERIA CONTINUA will present RESPECT, a multifaceted exhibition developed in three phases and focusing on one of the principle figures of Arte Povera: Michelangelo Pistoletto.

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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Francis Bacon:
From Picasso to Velázquez

30 September 2016 – 8 January 2017

Francis Bacon: From Picasso to Velázquez presents a selection of nearly 90 of the Anglo-Irish artist’s most compelling paintings, including many rarely exhibited works, alongside those by artists who influenced his career.

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Tate Modern

The New Tate Modern

Opens 17 June 2016

The new Tate Modern opens to the public on Friday 17 June 2016. Created by world-leading architects Herzog & de Meuron, it represents the most important new cultural building to open in the UK for almost twenty years.

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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Windows on the City:
The School of Paris, 1900–1945

22 April – 23 October 2016

Windows on the City: The School of Paris, 1900 – 1945 includes some of the most influential paintings and sculptures of the last century, created by artists such as Constantin Brancusi, Georges Braque, Robert Delaunay, Amedeo Modigliani, and Pablo Picasso.

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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Louise Bourgeois.
Structures of Existence: The Cells

18 March – 4 September 2016

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents this selection of the innovative, sophisticated sculptural works developed by Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) over the course of two decades. The focal point is the Cells: 28 emotionally charged architectural spaces, each an individual microcosm separating the internal from the external world.

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Beirut Art Fair

7th Edition

15 – 18 September 2016

In addition to uncovering the brightest young artistic talents from the ME.NA.SA region (Middle East – North Africa – South Asia), the 2016 BEIRUT ART FAIR (15 – 18 September) will also explore the unique historical trajectory of modernism in the Middle East, all while offering a program rich in visits, encounters and exchanges.

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Gadagne Museums – Lyon history museum

Divinely Football!

21 April – 4 September 2016

With its heros, its rituals, its temples and its codes, soccer is often compared to a veritable modern "religion". Coproduced by a network of European urban history museums, Divinely Football! will be the only exhibition dedicated to the contemporary sociology of soccer during the UEFA Euro 2016 championship.

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