Amsterdam What's on

Jana Euler: High in Amsterdam: The Sky of Amsterdam

20 May-15 Oct. The Stedelijk hosts an exhibition by Jana Euler whose energetic works focus on the interplay of painting, sculpture, words and images.Euler examines contemporary issues, often playing...
Madrid What's on

Renaissance Venice: The Triumph of Beauty and the Destruction of Painting

20 June-24 Sept. This exhibition is dedicated to the central themes that underpinned 16th-century Venetian painting. Comprising portraits alongside mythological and religious works, the display foc...
London What's on

Sargent: The Watercolours

21 June-8 Oct. Dulwich Picture Gallery stages the first UK show in almost a century devoted to watercolours by the Anglo-American artist, John Singer Sargent (1856-1925).Described as "a triumph and re...
Berlin What's on

Lucian Freud: Closer: Etchings from the UBS Art Collection

22 July-22 Oct. The Martin-Gropius-Bau shows 51 etchings by the important 20th-century British realist painter Lucian Freud (1922-2011) who was born in Berlin and is best known for his intimate, visce...
Copenhagen What's on

Landscape Still Life Portrait

8 July-3 Sept. The Louisiana highlights three classical genres of art history: landscape, still life and portraits. Showing selected works from its permanent collection, the Louisiana's summer exhibi...
Amsterdam What's on

Zanele Muholi

8 July-15 Oct. The Stedelijk presents the first exhibition in the Netherlands dedicated to South African photographer and visual activist Zanele Muholi whose photographs document her country's black l...
Copenhagen What's on

Marina Abramović: The Cleaner

17 June-22 Oct. The Louisiana presents the first major retrospective in Europe dedicated to the work of pioneering body and performance artist Marina Abramović who is known for her physically and ment...
Brussels What's on

Gipi or the Power of Emotions

14 Feb-3 Sept. The Belgium Comic Book Centre presents an exhibition dedicated to the work of leading comic book artist Gianni Alfonso Pacinotti, better known as Gipi. Originally from Pisa, Gipi produ...
Amsterdam What's on

Edward Krasinski

24 June-15 Oct. The first retrospective in the Netherlands of Polish artist Edward Krasiński is being held at the Stedelijk Museum. Considered among the most prominent eastern European artists of the...
Barcelona What's on

Picasso Portraits

17 March-25 Sept. Exhibition highlighting Picasso's life-long fascination with interpreting portraiture and the human figure. Picasso rarely worked to commission which granted him the liberty to pain...
Brussels What's on

Remigio Cantagallina: An Italian traveller in the Southern Netherlands

12 May-28 Aug. The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium has enlarged a series of small drawings created more than 400 years ago by Florentine artist Remigio Cantagallina who worked at the court of th...
Copenhagen What's on

Light in Darkness

11 Feb-30 Aug. ARKEN presents an exhibition of light sculptures that shimmer, flash and light up unexpectedly in the dark. Described as a sensual experience, the show comprises spatial sculptural...
London What's on

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition

13 June-20 Aug. One year shy of its 250th anniversary, the annual open-submission exhibition returns to the Royal Academy of Arts with more than 1,200 works on display in Burlington House. Academi...
Vienna What's on

Female Images: From Biedermeier to Early Modernism

7 July-18 Sept. The Leopold Museum presents an exhibition dedicated to "female images" including portraits of girls, women and mothers, from youth to old age, as well as female nudes and works created...
Amsterdam What's on

Solution or Utopia? Design for Refugees

20 May-3 Sept. The Stedelijk puts forward practical, common-sense proposals by designers to improve the temporary situations faced by refugees at reception and integration centres. On display are...
Madrid What's on

The Other’s Gaze: Spaces of difference

14 June-10 Sept. The Prado has devised a thematic itinerary of works that reflect upon the historical reality of same-sex relationships, inviting viewers to search for a deeper meaning in the museum's...
Oxford What's on

Camel: A Journey through Fragile Landscapes: Photographs by Roger Chapman

15 May-29 Oct. Described as a "story of connection, survival and interdependence on the edges of our world", this exhibition comprises 65 monochrome prints by British photographer Roger Chapman. T...
Berlin What's on

Franz Kafka. The entire Trial

30 June-28 Aug. The Martin-Gropius-Bau displays the entire manuscript of Franz Kafka’s celebrated novel The Trial, more than a century after it was written. The exhibition displays the novel, page...
Berlin What's on

Syria Antiqua: Coins and Monuments on the Museuminsel

16 June-5 Nov. The Bode Museum presents an exhibition of coins from ancient Syria, which was a key cultural, religious and commercial hub of the ancient world due to its geographical location. Thi...
Oxford What's on

Beyond the Brush: Abstract Ink Paintings since 1960

4 April-28 Aug. The Ashmolean presents an exhibition of abstract ink paintings by leading Chinese artists, all of whom were members of the Fifth Moon Group. Considered a forerunner of the modern a...