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By Emiree Campbell
The world is opening back up to the masses as some COVID restrictions continue to subside. We now have the luxury and ability to eat in restaurants again, shop for clothes and do other recreational activities. We can also add art exhibits to the list of possibilities as there are so many exhibits just waiting to be explored. In case you are having trouble deciding where to begin your journey, here are five art exhibits in NYC you must visit this fall.
This new art exhibit can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The new woman of the 1920s is a heartfelt yet groundbreaking expression of modernity. This was an era of woman empowerment. The exhibit showcases over 120 photographers from over 20 countries and features the photography of the “new” women who embraced their cameras as a professional and artistic form of expression. The timeline is from the 1920s to the 1950s. Photography was a visual testimony for women to show their emotions, personal experience, and the changes both social and political of a transforming age. This is the first exhibition of its kind that highlights international women photographers’ work.
October 31, 2021 – January 30, 2022
The Automania exhibit can be found at the Museum Of Modern Art. With the invention of the first car made over a century ago, life as we know it became altered. Cars have proven to be a crucial aspect of our daily lives as we depend on them to travel distances both big or small. Automania forces its audiences to look at the innovation, social transformation, and debates among designers and artists working with all types of media. The exhibit displays the emotions associated with cars and their culture from the 20th century. It even encloses automobiles and their impact on society.
October 15, 2021 – January 2, 2022
This exhibit located at the Brooklyn Museum showcases the revolutionary history and foundation of the House of Dior. It displays the origin of all of Dior’s inspirations from nature to classical art. It not only features a vast array of posh couture garments but also photographs, sketches, accessories, and many other museum collectibles.
September 10, 2021 – February 20, 2022
This exhibit is held at the Whitney Museum of American Art. It provides its guests with a new perspective of art. It forces guests to look at ideas surrounding abstraction, feminism, pop culture, and queer aesthetics in a unique never before seen way. The work displayed shows how their techniques grew throughout history through weaving, sewing, and pottery. Meanwhile, other artists experimented with clay, beads, glass, and other materials. The purpose of this art is to change or challenge power structures that determine artistic value. It shows how artists for decades analyze the strategies, methods, and materials through their self-taught techniques.
November 22, 2019 – February 1, 2022
The exhibit is located at the Museum of Arts and Design. Artist Beth Lipman is notorious for transforming clay, glass, metal, videos, and photographs into visual expressions of mortality and identity. The exhibit displays a decade of work and is the first assessment of the artist’s entire career. Lipman’s work stresses a sense of being, the importance of history, and the need for peace and harmony for the world.
September 25, 2021 – January 2, 2022