Must-See Exhibitions of 2023
Image courtesy of Gabé Hirschowitz © Galerie Perrie

By Lucy Hasani,

Wherever you find yourself this season, expect a line up of fantastic exhibitions and archives from your favorite museums and galleries. Here are Galerie Perrie’s top recommendations to enrich your travels!

Picasso. The sacred and the profane

Picasso, Man with a Clarinet, 1911. © Museo Thyssen- Bornemisza, 2023.

2023 marks the fiftieth anniversary of an extremely prominent figure in modern art history and a key leader in the introduction of cubism: Pablo Picasso. The exhibition taking place at the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, aims to solidify the artist’s contributions to the modern landscape while exploring his reimagination of personal experiences through painting. 4th October 2023 – 14th January 2024

Hong Kong
Yayoi Kusama: 1945 to Now

Yayoi Kusama, 2023. © Time Out.

Yayoi Kusama’s works have created a profound legacy, from her immersive infinity rooms worldwide to her coveted collaboration with Louis Vuitton. Her dots have become a symbol of recognition and a testament to her awe-inspiring paintings and sculptures. This spring, M+ in Hong Kong will be showcasing some of the artist’s greatest and most monumental works. 12th November 2022 – 14th May 2023


Johannes Vermeer, Girl with Pearl Earring, 1665. © Rijksmuseum

A line up of celebrated works by baroque artist, Johannes Vermeer, will be exhibiting this spring and summer at The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. The “largest Vermeer exhibition ever” will bring to the public the artist’s iconic masterpieces such as Girl with Pearl Earring and The Milkmaid. 10th February 2023 – 4th June 2023

After Impressionism: Inventing Modern Art

Paul Cézanne, Les Grandes Baigneuses, 1960’s. © National Gallery, London.

This exhibition at The National Gallery delves into the legacies of three key leaders in the impressionist era: Paul Cezanne, Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin, unveiling their influences on the many art circles within Europe. 25th March 2023 – 13th August 2023

The Morgan Stanley Exhibition: Peter Doig

Peter Doig, Alpinist, 2022. © Peter Doig/DACS 2023. Courtesy the artist and The Courtauld, London.

Sponsored by Morgan Stanley, The Courtauld will be partnering with Peter Doig to bring forward an exhibition that celebrates different chapters of the artist’s life through his large scale and unique paintings. 10th February 2023 – 29th May 2023

Yoshitomo Nara: All My Little Words

Yoshitomo Nara, Untitled (Kitty in Pink), 2007. © Pace Gallery.

Nara’s stylized eyes have become a key motif throughout his works, and a reference to the artist’s inner emotions growing up in postwar Japan. As part of the super flat movement, his oeuvre encompasses paintings, drawing and sculptures which will be displayed at the Albertina Modern this May. May 2023 – 1st November 2023


Edgar Degas , Jeune femme à l’Ibis, 1857. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This exhibition at the Musée D’Orsay strikes dialogue between the two iconic French artists, Manet and Degas. Reconciling their bond in a contemporary landscape, viewers are left to question the similarities and differences between their works. 28th March 2023 – July 23rd 2023

Los Angeles
Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody

Keith Haring, Untitled, 1982. The Broad Art Foundation. ©Keith Haring Foundation.

Featuring a vast body of work from the artist, this exhibition at The Broad is a tribute to Haring’s sense of love and inclusivity displayed through his sculptures, videos and drawings. May 27th 2023 – 8th October 2023

New York
Georgia O’Keefe: To See Takes Time

Georgia O’Keefe, Evening Star, No. II, 1917. © Museum of Modern Art, New York.

This major exhibition at the MoMA highlights Georgia O’Keefe’s preparatory works and how these works influenced the artist’s practices and processes to creating art. Including experimentation with charcoal, watercolor and pastel, this exhibition gives viewers insight into the wonderful mind of the modern artist. 9th April 2023- 12th August 2023

Access to works by traditional old masters comes at a time when we can immerse ourselves in the work of our favorite contemporaries within minutes. Such dichotomies highlight the changing landscape of the art industry and push the boundaries of what can be achieved from exhibitions. If there was ever a time to visit your favorite gallery or museum, now is the time. With copious amounts of art work at our fingertips, there is no excuse!

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