March 2–April 28
Albers, Lustig Cohen, Tissi, 1958–2018 at the Pratt Institute’s Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, looks at sixty years of art and design work by Anni Albers, Elaine Lustig Cohen, and Rosemarie Tissi. Curated by Phillip Niemeyer, the exhibition explores the careers of these three artists, all of whom exemplify the Bauhaus ethos of unity between art and design and an attraction to geometric forms in their work.
March 6–April 14
Two photographs of Yayoi Kusama by Hal Reiff—Kusama with “Accumulation No. 1 (1962)” and egg-carton relief “No. B.3 (1962)” (c. 1963–1964) and Kusama in New York (1967)—are included in the exhibition A Colossal World: Japanese Artists and New York, 1950s–Present at WhiteBox in New York.
March 6–July 8
The Shape of Time, an exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna, includes work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Kerry James Marshall, and Franz West. Spanning the 1800s to the present day, the exhibition pairs works borrowed from museums around the world with works in the Kunsthistorisches Museum collection, encouraging viewers to consider the evolution of visual culture through the centuries.
Kerry James Marshall’s work will be paired with that of Tintoretto, Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s with Tullio Lombardo’s, and Franz West’s with Caravaggio’s. Kerry James Marshall will join a talk at the museum on May 14, with more details to be announced.
March 16–June 11
Works by Michaël Borremans including two videos, The Bread (2012), and The Storm (2006) are included in the twenty-first Sydney Biennale.
March 21–July 22
Counted among Artnet’s list of "Electrifying Museum Shows to See Across the United States" in early 2018, the major exhibition Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300–Now) at The Met Breuer in New York features work by Jeff Koons and Yayoi Kusama as well as Isa Genzken, whose fourth solo exhibition with the gallery runs concurrently through April 7.
Like Life has been curated by Luke Syson and Sheena Wagstaff with Brinda Kumar and Emerson Bowyer, and surveys over one hundred works dating from the fourteenth century to the present day. A catalogue is forthcoming.
March 22–June 17
Real Violence (2017) by Jordan Wolfson is included in States of Play: Roleplay Reality at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) in Liverpool. This work was first presented as part of the 2017 Whitney Biennial in New York.
March 22–July 15
Works by gallery artists Josef Albers, Marlene Dumas, Bridget Riley, and Jan Schoonhoven are included in Black & White: From Dürer to Eliasson at the Museum Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf. Surveying some eighty works spanning seven hundred years in highly diverse media, the show explores the potential visual power of a reduced palette.
The exhibition has been co-organized by the National Gallery in London, where a version of the show was presented under the title Monochrome: Painting in Black and White in 2017. The exhibition in the UK drew positive reviews including one from The Times’s Waldemar Januszczak, who described it as "a triumph for new ways of seeing. . . . Rather than identify an urge to reduce, what this show does is awaken your eyes." Writing in The Telegraph, Alastair Sooke highlighted "a scintillating, quivering early Bridget Riley" as part of "an enterprising, essayistic show that makes surprising connections between more than 50 artworks."
A publication accompanying the two exhibitions features a contribution by the artist Olafur Eliasson alongside texts by Lelia Packer and Jennifer Sliwka.
March 27–April 22
Work by Oscar Murillo, including his hanging piece collected amalgam (2015–2016), is part of Emerald City at K11 Art Foundation’s Pop-Up Space in Hong Kong. Taking in a range of artistic approaches and media, the exhibition aims to consider how geometry relates to contemporary connectivity and imagination.
Image: Marlene Dumas, The Image as a Burden, 1993