29.12.17

Most Memorable of 2017


Time to scroll up and down, left and right. Time to shake up the memories of 2017 and pick some of the most memorable ones. Memorable memories.  Most memorable memories. Categorised and in alphabetical order.

ART
  • Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round So Our Thoughts Can Change Direction (MoMA, New York, USA)
  • From China to Taiwan. Pioneers of Abstraction (Musée d'Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium)
  • Various exhibitions at KuMu (Tallinn, Estonia)
  • Whitney Biennial 2017 (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA)
CONCERTS
  • Devendra Banhart (Webster Hall, New York, USA, 16 March)
  • Editors (Sideways Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 9 June)
  • Future Islands (Rock Cafe, Tallinn, Estonia, 27 Oct)
  • Jens Lekman (Williamsburg Music Hall, New York, USA, 19 March)
  • The xx (Rock Cafe, Tallinn, Estonia, 14 Aug)
PHOTOGRAPHY 
  • Lewis Baltz (Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid, Spain)
  • Philippe Halsman: Sopréndeme! (CaixaForum, Madrid, Spain)
  • Robert Doisneau (Musée d'Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium)
VARIA
Did I forget anything? Absolutely. Any fun facts? It so happened that I totally fell in love with Francis Picabia couple of days before Devendra Banhart gig at Webster Hall. And while queuing there I was all extra-excited 'cos some 100 years before me Francis had hanged out at the very same venue. (:

Update: This year I visited two exhibitions dedicated on the life and work of film directors (Hitchcock in Madrid and Kubrick in Copenhagen) and while I am no movie buff then I must say they were some of the most interesting exhibitions I saw. I could become a movie buff. Maybe. I like how it sounds.
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