Brooklyn Museum of Art
April 5 – July 13
We admit that one of the only reasons we are going to this show is for the Louis Vuitton pop-up shop. But then again, everything Murakami does is pretty dope so we are expecting an overall bright and sunny show. On April 5, the Brooklyn Museum opens a retrospective of his work. If you are in New York, you can check out the exhibit and grab a cocktail during the museum’s First Saturday.
Alexis Peskine, Freedom Fried
G.R. N’Namdi Gallery
Through May 3
Hey Detroit! Other than your mayor getting in a little trouble, there is something else to be excited about, the G.R. N’Namdi gallery is the home of Freedom Fried, a solo show by one of our favourite artists and all around really nice guy, Alexis Peskine.
Galeria Choque Cultural
Sao Paolo, Brasil
Through April 30th
In addition to samba, caipirinhas, great shoes and teeny bikinis, “Brasil is home to the largest population of Japanese people outside of Japan. Galeria Choque Cultural (Hey Eduardo!) presents the work of some of the hottest Brasilian-Japanese and Japanese artists in their latest show Japan Pop.
Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes
@ The Walker Arts Center
Minneapolis – MN
Through August 16, 2008
Ah, the suburbs. Manicured lawns, mini-vans and Target Greatland. One day when we grow up, we plan to purchase a McMansion and relive our “city girl” days while lounging in our backyard gazebo — until then we will settle for Worlds Away to get a glimpse of our suburban future. Walker also houses an extensive collection of works by one of our favorite gals, Kara Walker.
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