As we enter 2024, The Fine Art Group is delighted to share a curated selection of art exhibitions chosen by our team. Spanning diverse artistic styles and genres, these exhibits explore the art world’s recent trends and timeless classics.


Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys

February 10 – July 7, 2024

Ebony G. Patterson, ‘. . . they were just hanging out you know. . . talking about. . . (. . . when they grow up . . .)’, 2016, Mixed Media, Beads, appliques, fabric, glitter, buttons, costume jewelry, trimming, rhinestones and adhesive on digital print on hand-cut matte photo paper, The Studio Museum in Harlem. Horizontal photograph of pink, mixed media piece from exhibition, includes cut out photographs of indivisuals,, stems, and hanging lanterns in front of a pink wall with white polka dots, and beneath a light pink carpet.
Ebony G. Patterson,. . .. they were just hanging out . . . you know . . . talking about . . . (. . . when they grow up . . .), 2016. The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys.

Giants: Art from the Dean Collection presents an impressive showcase of the extensive art holdings of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. This exhibition marks a significant milestone as the first comprehensive display of their collection, which spotlights the work of distinguished Black diasporic artists. Through a diverse array of artwork, Giants underscores the substantial contribution of the Deans to the artists they champion.


Klimt Landscapes

February 14 – May 6, 2024

Park at Kammer Castle | Neue Galerie NY, square Lime green, dark blue and white landscape Klimt painting of a lake, grass and trees
Gustav Klimt, Park at Kammer Castle, 1909. Neue Galerie New York.

This major exhibition of Gustav Klimt’s idyllic landscapes will feature significant paintings made while the artist was on his summer holiday in the Austrian countryside. Klimt Landscapes will present highlights from Neue Galerie New York’s collection alongside important loans from museums and private collections across Europe and the United States, including works from the Harvard Art Museums, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Wien Museum.


The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism

February 25 – July 28, 2024

(BPRW) Met Exhibition to Present the Harlem Renaissance as the First  African American–led Movement of International Modern Art | Press releases  | Black PR Wire, Inc. - rectangular image of a woman in a blue jumpsuit with brown skin, brown hair and brown eyes. She is holding onto a yellow chair with a background that is half yellow and have light blue. Her nails are white.
William Henry Johnson, Woman in Blue, circa 1943, Clark Atlanta University Art Museum, permanent loan from the National Collection of Fine Art.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present a groundbreaking exhibition featuring 160 works encompassing paintings, sculptures, photography, film, and other mediums portraying modern Black life during the 1920s-40s. Beyond highlighting the essence of the Harlem Renaissance, this exhibition underscores the centrality of these artists in the global modern art movement. Including pieces from European colleagues depicting the international African diaspora further solidifies the importance of these works within the broader context of international modern art.


Whitney Biennial 2024: Even Better Than the Real Thing

Opening March 20, 2024

Seventy-one visionary artists and collectives will participate in the eighty-first installment of the Whitney Biennial, opening March 20, 2024. Past participants included Marina Abramovic, Richard Serra, David Hockney, Helen Frankenthaler, and Alex Katz. It is a fantastic exhibition to find up-and-coming American artists that will continue to gain popularity.

Mark Rothko: Paintings on Paper

Until March 31, 2024

Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1969, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc.

The current Mark Rothko exhibition brings together more than 100 of Rothko’s most compelling and exciting paintings on paper, many on view for the first time. They span from figurative to Surrealist to his well-known rectangular field paintings, allowing viewers to understand the scope of Rothko, who has continuously challenged expectations on what “counts” as painting.


What Do You See? The Collection of Sidney Rothberg

February 16 – February 28, 2024

Bob Thomson, Golden Nude, 1960, The Collection of Sidney Rothberg, Philadelphia. Horizontal, rectangular image of a yellow naked women, the background is dark blue and black.
Bob Thomson, Golden Nude, 1960, The Collection of Sidney Rothberg, Philadelphia.

The upcoming exhibition and auction of Sidney Rothberg’s extensive collection of 19th and 20th century works showcases works by internationally acclaimed artists. The pieces, many of which have not been exhibited to the public in over four decades, showcase Rothberg’s expert eye and impeccable taste for fine art. The sale title is a homage to Rothberg himself, who often asked people for their thoughts and interpretations of the art by asking, “What do you see?” With works from Renoir, Diebenkorn, Soutine, and many others, the exhibition is a chance to see a collector’s well-curated collection.


Zanele Muholi: Eye Me

Until August 11, 2024

Zanele Muholi, Zazi I & II, Boston, 2019; Bader + Simon Collection

South African visual activist Zanele Muholi is renowned for impactful photography, which delves into the complex themes of gender identity, race, and representation. This is Muholi’s first major exhibition on the West Coast and offers a direct insight into the artist’s work. It is an opportunity to intimately explore unfiltered perspectives on the challenges and the beauty and resilience of the LGBTQ+ community in South Africa.


Philip Guston

Until February 25, 2024

Philip Guston, The Line, 1978, Promised gift of Musa Guston Mayer to The Metropolitan, Museum of Art, New York -- square painting of a pink and vieny hand with two fingers down emerging from a cloud in the sky, the floor beneath the hand is red.
Philip Guston, The Line, 1978, Promised gift of Musa Guston Mayer to The Metropolitan, Museum of Art, New York

Philip Guston is the major retrospective on the artist in the UK in nearly 20 years. Co-organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, this exhibition explores how his paintings bridged the personal and the political, the abstract and the figurative, the humorous and the tragic.

Frank Auerbach: The Charcoal Heads

February 9 – May 27, 2024

Frank Auerbach: The Charcoal Heads - The Courtauld. Black and white horizontal, rectangular charcoal portait of a man.
Franck Auerbach, Self-Portrait, 1958, Private Collection.

This exhibition highlights an extensive and comprehensive group of Auerbach’s large-scale drawings, made during his early career in post-war London. The moody pieces, as the portraits speak of their times as people were rebuilding their lives after the destruction of the war. It will be the first time these drawings will be exhibited together and shown in companionship with a selection of paintings of the same sitters.


Sargent and Fashion

February 22 – July 7, 2024

Lady Helen Vincent, Viscountess d'Abernon | Birmingham Museum of Art - horizontal painting of a woman in a black dress, gold necklace and pink shaw. She has fair skin, brown curly hair in an updo and red lipstick. she is leaning against a tan / dark wall and is in front of a railing.
John Singer Sargent, Lady Helen Vincent, Viscountess d’Abernon, 1904 Collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama.

Almost 60 of Sargent’s paintings will be shown at the Tate Britain this February in an exhibition focusing not only on the figures that Sargent painted but also on his role as a stylist within his paintings. A companion exhibition with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this exhibition will show many of Sargent’s famous portraits next to some of the historical garments the sitters wore.

Hong Kong, M+

Noir & Blanc: A Story of Photography

Opening March 16, 2024

Mario Giacomelli | Io non ho mani che mi accarezzino il volto (There are no  hands to caress my face) (1961-1963) | Available for Sale | Artsy - hprizonta photograph of 12 men in a circle, all in black, most holding hands with one another.
Mario Giacomelli, I Have No Hands to Caress My Face (detail), 1961–1963. Gelatin silver print. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la photographie.

Noir & Blanc, M+’s first exhibition on photography, collaborates with the French May Arts Festival and the Bibliothèque national de France. The exhibition focuses on black and white photography and is comprised of more than 250 key photographs from the BnF’s collection and more than 30 photographs from M+’s collection. It aims to highlight the enduring aesthetics of black-and-white photography and the photography process over the last century.


Julie Mehretu: Ensemble

March 17, 2024 – January 6, 2025

Julie Mehretu. Ensemble | Palazzo Grassi - Punta della Dogana - Collection  Pinault -- horizontal painting with a myriad of shapes and colors in front of a white backgroun
Julie Mehretu, Black City, 2007, Pinault Collection.

Julie Mehretu’s exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi combines her printmaking and paintings from the last 25 years of her career. Mehretu’s abstract works pull from art historical, environmental, and personal ideas and references. This exhibition allows viewers to gain insight into Mehretu’s influences, featuring works by close associates and influential figures including Nairy Baghramian, Huma Bhabha, Robin Coste Lewis, Tacita Dean, David Hammins, Paul Pfeiffer, and Jessica Rankin. These pieces exhibited together create a unique dialogue central to Julie Mehretu’s work.


Hiroshi Sugimoto

March 23– June 23, 2024

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Bay of Sagami, Atami, 1997 | Marian Goodman - back and white square photograph with a black sky and grey and white bay
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Bay of Sagami, Atami, 1997.

The upcoming exhibition at the Center of Contemporary Art will be the first significant solo exhibition of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s work in China. A survey of his works from 1974 to the present, the exhibition will explore themes of time, space, and light that are central to the medium of photography.


Caspar David Friedrich: Art for a New Age

Until April 1, 2024

Caspar David Friedrich, Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, circa 1817. Permanent loan from the Stiftung Hamburger Kunstsammlungen --- horizontal painting of a man's silhouette against the ocean. He is standing on a big rock and lookingat waves as they crash, amongst a foggy, cloudy sky.
Caspar David Friedrich, Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, circa 1817. Permanent loan from the Stiftung Hamburger Kunstsammlungen

To mark the 250th birthday of Caspar David Friedrich, the Hamburger Kunsthalle is presenting the most comprehensive show devoted to the artist. It will include over 60 paintings and about 100 drawings, demonstrating his work as a German Romanticist and the relationship between humanity and nature as shown through his dramatic landscapes. The exhibition will include 20 contemporary artists reflecting on Friedrich’s themes and works and their relevance to today’s climate crisis.


Mark Rothko

Until April 2, 2024

Mark Rothko - Exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris. A horizontal photograph of a square Rothko painting, which is half-light red and half dark blue on the bottom, against a museum wall.
Mark Rothko, No. 14, 1960, San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art Helen Crocker Russell
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The blockbuster Rothko exhibition presented by the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris is an encyclopedic look at the works of the famous American Abstract Expressionist. The exhibition pulls together more than 115 works from significant international institutional collections and private collections including works from the collections of the artist’s children, Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko.


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Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys is a groundbreaking exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, opening its doors on February 10, 2024. The collection, amassed by World renowned artists and cultural luminaries Swizz Beatz (Kasseem Dean) and Alicia Keys, aims to highlight the diverse and multigenerational talents of artists.

IMAGE: Animated GIF featuring art from the Dean Collection; Image flashes between several contemporary art works.

Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys
February 10-July 7, 2024
Brooklyn Museum
Great Hall, 1st Floor

“Energy often follows intention, and The Deans have clearly set their intentions to build a world-class collection highlighting Black diasporic artists in this exhibition,” says Shane David Hall, Director of the High-Profile Division. “The opening of Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys is the culmination of this specific intention and the energy surrounding their passion for ‘artists supporting artists.’ We are beyond thrilled to support the passion of The Deans as they continue to support these legendary artists.”

IMAGE: Tall, long image of flyer for the Giants: Art from the Dean Collection Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. The image features a yellow background with general information regarding the showcase.

The term “Giants” encapsulates the monumental impact of these artists, both past and present, whose contributions have shaped cultural discourse and expanded artistic boundaries. The exhibition features a carefully curated selection of pieces by iconic figures such as Gordon Parks, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lorna Simpson, Kehinde Wiley, and Nina Chanel Abney, alongside the monumental works of artists like Derrick Adams, Arthur Jafa, and Meleko Mokgosi.

Freeman’s | Hindman to hold sale of the Collection of Sidney Rothberg on February 27 and 28 

Almost 300 works will be on view to the public in Philadelphia, with similar highlights exhibiting in
Paris, New York, and Chicago, culminating in two single-owner sales on February 27 and 28,
with a percentage of proceeds going to support free programs helping to improve the lives of
cancer patients, survivors, and their caregivers.


Freeman’s | Hindman Chicago Gallery
1550 W Carroll Ave
Chicago, IL 60607

February 2nd to 8th
Monday to Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM
Weekends, 11 AM to 4 PM


Freeman’s | Hindman Philadelphia Gallery
2400 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

February 16th to 26th
Monday to Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM
Weekends, 12 PM to 4 PM


Please email Raphael Chatroux at to book a viewing appointment.

“A lifelong Philadelphian, Mr. Rothberg was known for his expert eye and impeccable taste,” said Head of Sale Alasdair Nichol. “He regularly attended Freeman’s auction, so it is not only fitting, but also emotional, to see all these gems presented in the city he liked so much.”

The full auction preview will open in Philadelphia from February 16th until the auctions take place on February 27th and 28th. The online sale catalogue will go live from February 2nd. A portion of the proceeds from your acquisition will be donated to support free programs helping to improve the lives of cancer patients, survivors, and their caregivers.


Auction Preview: February 16th – February 26th
Sale Dates: February 27th – February 28th
Freeman’s | Hindman, 2400 Market Street,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

Click here for more information:

Part I: Upcoming auction: What Do You See? The Collection of Sidney Rothberg, Part I | February 27, 2024 (
Part II: Upcoming auction: What Do You See? The Collection of Sidney Rothberg, Part II | February 28, 2024 (

Lots to be published on February 2nd, 2024.

Collection highlights include Paul Klee, Kronen-Narr, 1938 [left] and Odilon Redon, Œdipe, n.d. [right].


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Written by Isabel Della Salle, Art Advisory Fellow

Must-See End-of-Year Art Exhibitions of 2023

With 2023 coming to a close, The Fine Art Group’s team of art advisors put together a list of art exhibitions that merit your attention and are worth a visit before ringing in the new year. Ranging from Manet’s Olympia showing in the United States for the first time to brand new Kehinde Wiley work in Paris, there’s an exhibit for everyone, everywhere. 

New York: MoMA


September 10, 2023 – January 13, 2024

Painting by Ed Ruscha depicting an angled view of a red and white Standard gas station on a blue sky background. There is a ripped magazine in the top right corner of the painting.
Ed Ruscha, Standard Station, Ten-Cent Western Being Torn in Half. 1964. Oil on canvas, 65 x 121 1/2″ (165.1 x 308.6 cm). Private collection. © Edward Ruscha. Photo © Evie Marie Bishop, courtesy of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. 

In an exhibition complete with over 200 works, including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, artist’s books, and film, MoMA explores Ruscha’s contributions to Post-War American Art. This exhibition highlights Ruscha’s inspiration from the drive between his hometown of Oklahoma City to Los Angeles along the infamous US Route 66 that informed many of the scenes he’s most known for.

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art

Ruth Asawa Through Line

September 16, 2023 – January 15, 2024  

 A print on paper by Rush Asawa depicting the repeated texture of a potato in black ink over a scattered repeating blue block pattern.
Ruth Asawa, Untitled (SF.047a, Potato Print — Cross, Blue/Black), c. 1951–52. The Whitney Museum of American Art. 

Though renowned for her abstract looped wire sculptures, drawing was essential to Ruth Asawa’s artistic practice and served as her center of gravity. Asawa continued this practice since she was young, having attended weekly calligraphy lessons as a child. In 1942, when her family was forced to leave their home in Southern California as part of the US government’s World War II isolation policies toward Japanese Americans, the teenage Asawa found salvation in the artists who taught and supported each other in the incarceration camps. In the years after that, Asawa maintained the belief that art has the power to make the world a better place. This exhibition highlights the important role that drawing played in Asawa’s personal life and its impact on the development of her sculptures. 

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cecily Brown: Death and the Maid

April 4, 2023 – December 3, 2023  

An abstract painting by Cecily Brown depicting streaks of tan, yellow, black, and red paint.
Cecily Brown, Maid in a Landscape, 2021. 

This exhibition, opened earlier this year, marks the first full-fledged museum survey of Brown’s work in New York since she made the city her home in the 1990s. Cecily Brown: Death and the Maid assembles a select group of some fifty paintings, drawings, sketchbooks, and monotypes from across her career to explore the intertwined themes of still life, memento mori, mirroring, and vanitas—symbolic depictions of human vanity or life’s brevity—that have propelled her dynamic and impactful practice for decades.

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art


September 24, 2023 – January 7, 2024  

A portrait painting by Edouard Manet depicting a white woman in nude laying on a day bed leaning on pillows and sitting over a tan floral cloth. She has a flower in her hair and a black string around her neck. There is a black woman to the right of the woman in the painting in a pink dress presenting a bouquet of red, white, black, and pink flowers to the reclined woman.
Olympia, 1863, Edouard Manet. Musée d’Orsay. 

Manet/Degas, set to open in late September, will examine the dialogue between two of the most prolific and canonically important artists who helped shape modernist painting. Through 160 paintings and works on paper, the Metropolitan Museum of Art invites viewers to explore the relationship between Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas, who were at once friends and rivals. The works exhibited will include loans from the Musées d’Orsay et de l’Orangerie  and will include Olympia, coming to the US for the first time, and works like Degas’ Family Portrait (The Bellelli Family)

Mickalene Thomas: Portrait of an Unlikely Space

September 8, 2023 – January 7, 2024 

An open wooden frame by Sarah Goodbridge depicting a black woman on the right side in colonial dress framed with a gold octagonal cutout. The left side of the frame is all wood with a gold inlay of a flower and leaves.
Sarah Goodridge, Rose Prentice (1771–1852), ca. 1837–38. Watercolor on ivory.  Yale University Art Gallery, Partial gift of Caroline A. Phillips and purchased with the John Hill Morgan, B.A. 1893, LL.B. 1896, Hon. 1929, Fund 

Co-organized by Mickalene Thomas, this exhibition features a selection of early American portraits of Black women, men, and children—from miniatures and daguerreotypes to silhouettes on paper and engravings in books—hanging on walls, standing within cases, and resting atop furniture. Alongside these small-scale objects, a group of artworks by Thomas and other contemporary artists in a wide array of media are situated within her signature homelike environment, which is adorned with period-specific textile patterns and other decorative elements. These contemporary works are placed in dialogue with the early American works in order to generate conversations about labor, home, and community in the past and present. 

Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago

Remedios Varo: Science Fictions

July 29, 2023 – November 27, 2023  

A surrealist image by Remedios Varo depicting a boat with two stack structure in the middle with stairs leading up. There are three sails attached to the top. The boat is sailing towards a blue orb in the distance through a swamp-like waterway surrounded by overgrown trees with coral textures.
Remedios Varo, Hallazgo (Discovery), 1956, Private collection. © 2023 Remedios Varo, Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VEGAP, Madrid. Photo by Jamie M. Stukenberg, Stukenberg Photography 

This Art Institute of Chicago exhibition is the first dedicated to the artist in the United States since 2000. It brings together more than 20 paintings Varo created in Mexico from 1955 until her death in 1963, along with additional materials from the artist’s archive—large-scale cartoons for paintings, notebooks, sketches, detailed studies, ephemera, and personal possessions. The exhibition’s subtitle, Science Fictions, alludes to the tensions and possibilities Varo brought together in her work as she searched to visualize hidden orders and unseen truths.  

Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Woven Histories: Textiles and Modern Abstraction

September 17, 2023 – January 21, 2024  

On the left there is a woven cloth square by Ed Rossbach made up of cream, yellow, blue, and orange threads. On the right is a white dress by Andrea Zittel with holes placed around the body.
Ed Rossbach, Damask Waterfall, 1977, cotton welting cord, commercial fabric, plastic, satin damask, wrapped, LongHouse Reserve, photo credit: © Charles Benton, courtesy The Artists’ Institute
Andrea Zittel, ‘White Felted Dress #3’ from A-Z Fiber Form Uniforms, 2002, wool, hand-felted, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by David and Susan Gersh. © Andrea Zittel, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

Woven Histories: Textiles and Modern Abstraction foregrounds a robust if not over-looked strand in art history’s modernist narratives by tracing how, when, and why abstract art intersected with woven textiles (and such pre-loom technologies as basketry, knotting, and netting) over the past century. With over 150 works by an international and transhistorical roster of artists, this exhibition reveals how shifting relations among abstract art, fashion, design, and craft shaped recurrent aesthetic, cultural, and socio-political forces, as they, in turn, were impacted by modernist art forms.  

London: Tate Britain

Sarah Lucas: Happy Gas

September 28, 2023 – January 14, 2024  

This image by Sarah Lucas depicts a low chair on a red stage in a white room. On the chair is two legs in Converse Chuck Taylor inspired high heels leading to a mass of legs in a knot-like form with parts that look like the female body.
Sarah Lucas, COOL CHICK BABY, 2020. Collection of Alexander V. Petalas. Courtesy the artist and Sadie Coles HQ, London © Sarah Lucas 

This exhibition brings together more than 75 works across four decades of Sarah Lucas’ career as a leading British contemporary artist. A highlight of the exhibition will be a large gallery of recent sculptures made between 2019 and 2023, including ten new works being displayed for the first time.  These recent works show how Lucas has continued to rethink the themes that have defined her career, including the objectification of the female form and the anthropomorphic potential of everyday objects, while consistently bringing fresh perspectives to her practice.  

London: Royal Academy of Art

Marina Abramović

September 23, 2023 – January 1, 2024  

This image is of Marina Abramovic laying on top of a metal structure on a mountain top. There are grey skies and thunder clouds in the background.
Marina Abramović, The Current (detail), 2017, Video. Performance for video, 1 hour, Brazil. Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives. © Marina Abramović 

This major exhibition presents key moments from Abramović’s career through sculpture, video, installation, and performance. Works such as The Artist is Present  will be strikingly re-staged through archive footage while others will be reperformed by the next generation of performance artists trained in the Marina Abramović method. 

Paris: Musée du Quai Branly

Kehinde Wiley: Maze of Power

September 26, 2023 – January 14, 2024  

This September, Kehinde Wiley unveils an exclusive series of portraits of African heads of state. Fascinated with representations of power and prestige within portraiture, Wiley has spent the last ten years meeting these leaders and combining the elements of royal and military portraiture in 17th – 18th and 19th-century Europe with each leader’s individual qualities to create a composition that illustrates each leader’s singular view of what it means to be a contemporary African leader. The portraits reflect the distinctive cultural elements of each state, revealing an individual’s identity through the dual prism of the artist and his model. These monumental paintings lay bare the contours of ego, the diversity of possibilities regarding taste and discernment, and the various communication strategies involved in building a personal and public image. 

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Henry Little Presents to TheMerode

TheMerode is hosting a special evening September 19th, where they’ll survey recent auction results and forthcoming sales to spotlight key trends in the art market, as well as discussing important developments in the gallery scene and reviewing the year’s art fairs. 

Auctions, galleries and art fairs have been humming with business in 2022. Will that continue in the face of widespread economic uncertainty? And what will the coming year in the global art market bring? Will Paris take London’s crown in Europe? Will overheated market segments cool? And what can we expect in the major autumn auctions? 

Hubert d’Ursel, Director Benelux, has the pleasure to introduce industry expert Henry Little, Director of Art Advisory, who will offer his predications for the months to come, giving guests of TheMerode a chance to be up to date and ahead of the curve for the new market season.


The approaching end of summer heralds not only the arrival of chillier weather, but a new wave of international art fairs. As the first fall since 2019 without lockdowns and covid restrictions, one can be sure the art world will be gearing up for another busy run of fairs in the next few months.

We have selected some of our top picks from around the globe. Be sure to look out for some familiar faces from The Fine Art Group’s Advisory Team if you drop by.



Courtesy of Frieze Seoul.

KIAF Seoul
VIP – September 1-2, 2022
September 3-6, 2022

Frieze Seoul
VIP – September 2, 2022
September 2-5, 2022

Possibly the most anticipated art fair of the year, Frieze announced in May 2021 that they would open their fifth edition in Seoul, which is rapidly becoming the new hotbed of the global art market. Featuring over 100 galleries, it will take place alongside KIAF Seoul, South Korea’s first international art fair which will celebrate its twentieth anniversary this year. Like Frieze London, Frieze Seoul will also have a Frieze Masters section, as well as Focus Asia, a new feature showcasing young emerging Asian artists and galleries.


New York City

Courtesy of The Armory Show.

The Armory Show
VIP – September 8, 2022
September 9-11, 2022

Founded in 1994, the fair is located near the Chelsea gallery district in the Javits center. The first go-to event of New York’s fall art season, it will feature over 240 international galleries from over 30 countries. Its 2022 Platform section will also showcase a series of large-scale installations entitled Monumental Change. Co-ordinated by Tobias Ostrander, curator of Latin American Art at the Tate London, it will examine the current and controversial debate around public monuments. 


Courtesy of Art Basel.

Art Basel Miami Beach
VIP – November 29-30, 2022
December 1-3, 2022

While December may seem very far away, Art Basel Miami is the important bookend of what will surely be an exciting fall art season. Running off the back of the November New York sales, Art Basel Miami 2021 drew much attention for its inclusion of NFT galleries as exhibitors, as well as a partnership with blockchain Tezos, where visitors were encouraged to mint their own NFT. In the aftermath of the cryptocurrency market crash and fall in the NFT market, it will be interesting to see how techno-friendly the fair is this year.



Courtesy of Frieze London.

Frieze London & Frieze Masters
VIP – October 12, 2022
October 12-16, 2022

Frieze’s inaugural London fair returns for its 19th edition, its first event’s since the UK government officially lifted all Covid restrictions. Set in Regent’s Park, it will also mark the first Frieze London since Victoria Siddal stepped down as global director. The 2022 Frieze Artist Award, which received submissions focused around sustainability, was recently awarded to emerging British Artist Abbas Zahedi. Having graduated from his MFA just three years ago, Zahedi will create an installation by the entrance of the fair, which will host a series of live activations within its structure.



Courtesy of Art Basel.

Paris+, par Art Basel
VIP – October 19, 2022
October 20-23, 2022

One of the biggest stories to hit the art world this year was the announcement of Art Basel’s new edition in Paris. Ousting prestigious French fair, FIAC, from its October slot at the Grand Palais, Paris +, signifies a major turn of events in the fair landscape. Including a Sites sector dedicated solely to artistic projects happening within the city, this newest Basel takeover is seen by many to signify the rise of Paris as a prominent market center in the wake of Brexit.


Looking for a bit of creative inspiration while vacationing this summer? We have rounded up some of the key art attractions both inside and outside the UK that would be well worth a road trip.

United Kingdom

Wakefield, York

LOVE by Robert Indiana. Courtesy Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park – Robert Indiana: Sculpture, 1958-2018
March 12, 2022–January 8, 2023
Included in price of entry to park (£6 full price)
Open daily, 10AM–6PM

Spanning six decades of the American artist’s career, YSP has unveiled the first major European exhibition of sculpture, painting and prints by Indiana.

Bruton, Somerset

Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Hauser & Wirth – Henry Moore
May 28, 2022–September 4, 2022
Free entrance
Open daily, 10AM–5PM

Occupying all five gallery spaces with an additional open-air presentation, this large-scale exhibition has been curated by the Henry Moore Foundation in partnership with Mary Moore, the artist’s daughter.

Peak District, Derbyshire

Courtesy of

Chatsworth House – Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man at Chatsworth
April 9, 2022– October 1, 2022
Free entrance
Garden open daily, 10AM–5:30PM

The team behind the Burning Man arts festival, which usually takes place in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, has brought a major display of twelve sculptures to the parkland of Chatsworth house.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Courtesy Jupiter Island.

Jupiter Artland – Tracey Emin
May 28, 2022–October 2, 2022
£10 entry (full price). Tickets must be booked online
Open daily, 10AM–5PM

Presenting Emin’s first Scottish show in 14 years, this sculptural exhibition takes place amidst the architecture and woodland of the Jupiter Artland sculpture park and gallery.


Île de Porquerolles, South of France

Courtesy Fondation Carmignac.

Carmignac Foundation – Ulysses’ Dream
April 30, 2022–October 16, 2022
15 entry (full price), includes exhibition and sculpture park
Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10AM–6PM (last ticket at 4PM)

Inspired by the tale of The Odyssey, guest curator Francesco Stocchi (curator at the Boijmans van Beuningen Museum and of the Swiss Pavilion at the 2022 Venice Biennale) has put together an exhibition of modern and contemporary artists, inspired by the ancient Greek quest.

Provence, South of France

Annie Morris. Courtesy of Château La Coste.

Château La Coste – Idris Khan, Annie Morris, Mary McCartney, Zhou Li, Bob Dylan
May 2022-September 2022 (see website for respective dates)
€15 entry (full price)
Open daily, exhibitions 12PM–5PM, art centre 10AM–5PM

The 600-acre sculpture park, art centre and winery hosts several exhibitions in their gallery spaces. These five separate shows of contemporary artists are open throughout the summer, ranging from works on paper to photography to installation.


Larvotto, Monaco

Courtesy Monaco Communication Department.

Forum Grimaldi – Christian Louboutin
July 9, 2022–August 28, 2022
€11 entry (full price)
Open daily 10AM–8PM, Thursdays until 10PM

First shown at the Palais de la Porte Dorée in Paris, this exhibition explores 30 years of design and examines Louboutin’s numerous influences, including Pop Art, Russian ballet, and oceanography.


Illa del Rei, Balearic Islands

Fire Pit (Selflessness), Fire Pit (High Life), by Rashid Johnson. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Hauser & Wirth – Rashid Johnson: ‘Sodade’
June 19, 2022–November 13, 2022
Free entrance (a ferry ticket can be purchased via the website)
Open daily until October, 10AM–10PM

Johnson’s first solo show in Spain, this exhibition takes its inspiration from the term ‘Sodade,’ which signifies a state of emotional longing. The artist uses this term to continue to explore narratives around migration and journeys.


Slaughterhouse, Hydra Island

Apollo Windspinner, by Jeff Koons. Courtesy Jeff Koons.

Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art – Jeff Koons: Apollo
Free entrance
Open Monday–Sunday (closed Tuesdays), 11AM– 1PM & 7PM–10PM
June 21, 2022–October 31, 2022

In addition to their exhibition programme in Athens, the Deste Foundation presents summer shows in the Island of Hydra’s renovated slaughterhouse. Koons’s first solo show in Greece for over 20 years, this installation displays a series of new sculptures and readymade objects which encourage a dialogue between the contemporary and the ancient.

United States

East Hampton, New York

Courtesy Pace Galleries.

Pace Gallery – Joel Shapiro & Kiki Smith
July 21 through 31, 2022 (Shapiro)–August 14, 2022 (Smith)
Free entrance
Open Wednesday–Saturday 11AM-5PM, Sundays 12PM–4PM

Situated in the heart of New York’s holiday district, Pace’s East Hampton Gallery presents two summer shows: Shapiro’s experimentation with wood in the form of wall-mounted, suspended, and free-standing sculptures; and a display of Smith’s new metal sculptures, prints and drawings which draw on themes from the natural world.


Viewpoint by Andy Warhol. Courtesy Sotheby’s.

Sotheby’s – In Focus: Warhol on Paper
June 17, 2022–July 31, 2022
Free entrance
Open Tuesday–Sunday, 11AM–7PM

This summer Sotheby’s has opened a pop-up show of Andy Warhol works on paper. Addressing the artist’s love-affair with the popular Rocky Mountains town, this selling exhibition also includes work by a range of contemporary artists including David Hockney, Damien Hirst, Rashid Johnson, and Lynda Benglis.


This year’s Art Basel has been fantastic as ever! The week started off with a bang at our annual dinner at Restaurant Kunsthalle. Our team was thrilled to meet so many new people and connect with old friends once again.

The company was good, but the art was better. This fair was not to be missed!

Clients of The Fine Art Group and Christie’s came together in Los Angeles to celebrate the spectacular sale Old Masters, New Perspectives: Masterworks from the Alana Collection. Anita Heriot, President of The Fine Art Group, was in attendance. Over cocktails and dinner, guests enjoyed a preview of the collection and had the pleasure of learning more about key works by Fra Angelico, El Greco, and Orazio Gentileschi directly from Christie’s specialists.

The auction will be held Thursday, June 9th. Follow the link to view the collection and register to bid.

Old Masters, New Perspectives: Masterworks from the Alana Collection



May 5th – May 8th  |  Spring Studios
Independent is pleased to announce plans for its 13th year. The fair will return to its former location with new spring dates May 5 – 8, 2022 at Spring Studios in Tribeca. Independent in May will be an opportunity for the fair to expand to its full roster of 65 international leading galleries.

RxArt New York at Independent


May 6th – May 10th  |  Park Avenue Armory
TEFAF New York is one singular, annual fair that encapsulates modern and Contemporary Art, Jewelry, Antiques, and Design, featuring around 90 leading exhibitors from around the globe.

TEFAF Spring 2022 New York


May 18th – May 22nd  |  The Shed
Following the successful return of Frieze New York in 2021, this year’s fair brings together leading international galleries with some of the most exciting young spaces. More than 65 galleries will participate in this year’s fair, which returns to The Shed.

Sherrie Levine, Very large cradle (edition of 6 + 2AP; this is 1/6), 2018. Cast bronze. 

20th & 21st Century Auctions


Viewing: May 1st – May 12th | Mon – Sat: 10am – 5pm, Sun: 1pm – 5pm
Auctions: May 9th – May 12th  | 20 Rockefeller Plaza

Auction Highlights
The Collection of Thomas and Doris Ammann (20th Century Art, including works by Andy Warhol, Robert Ryman, and Cy Twombly)
The Anne H. Bass Collection (19th and 20th Century Art, including works by Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, and Mark Rothko)

Martin Kippenberger, Casa Magnetica, Oil and graphite on canvas, 1983


Viewing: May 6th – May 19th  | Mon – Sat: 10am – 5pm, Sun: 1pm – 5pm
Auctions: May 16th – May 20th  | 1334 York Avenue

Auction Highlights
The Macklowe Collection (Works by Mark Rothko, Gerhard Richter, Agnes Martin, Jeff Koons, Andy Warhol, Jean Dubuffet, Roy Lichtenstein, and Donald Judd, among others)

Jeff Koons, Popples, Porcelain, 1988


Viewing: April 30th – May 18th  | Mon – Sat: 10am – 6pm, Sun: 12pm – 6pm
Auctions: May 18th – May 19th  | 432 Park Avenue

Auction Highlights
20th century and contemporary works by Mark Rothko, Yves Klein, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Carmon Herrera, Jonas Wood, among others

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1982