Was it the King of Pop or the American president who said “Just because you read it in a magazine…don’t make it factual”?
Plus: Europe’s roving biennial anchors in Palermo, and exhibitions in Aspen, Beijing, Düsseldorf, Mexico City, Moscow, Paris, and São Paulo.
Museum Brandhorst, Munich
The German painter, whose recent work playfully bathes and prances in a complex network of citations and revisions, has always taken a male-dominated history of art as her rightful inheritance. Now at last comes the “turn of Madame”: of the lady, of the whore, of the heiress.
Plato in LA
Palmyra: Loss and Remembrance
Getty Villa, Los Angeles
The Roman villa by the Pacific Ocean reopens with a refreshed permanent collection display and two inaugural exhibitions: one shadowed by war-ravaged Syria, one fresh from Jeff Koons’s studio
21st Biennale of Sydney
Art Gallery of New South Wales and elsewhere, Sydney
Is Australia becoming Asian? Is it Asian already? The world’s most popular biennial opens down under, and plots a new network of Pacific exchanges.