Paris's 19th century photographer, Charles Marville, is treated to a profile exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, Japan's Benesse Art Site and surrounding islands host the third and final season of the Setouchi Triennale, and Chiaru Shiota is among those contributing to Art & Textiles, an 80-artist event in Wolfsburg's Kunstmuseum.
Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris
September 29 - January 5, 2014
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
A career-spanning retrospective of the City of Paris's official photographer shows the artist's interests in portraiture, landscape, architecture, and breakthrough photographic technique, plus his work in assembling an official record of pre-Haussmannian Paris.
Setouchi Triennale Autumn Season
October 5 - November 4
Japan inc. Benesse Art Sites
Eleven islands clustered across the Seto Inland Sea unite for the final season of the 2013 triennale, with installations that explore tradition and global connection, age and vitality housed in museums and galleries and under the open skies.
Art & Textiles - Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to the Present
October 12 - March 2
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
Eighty artists past and present contribute to a group show that encompasses Klimt, Van Gogh, Degas, Matisse, Klee and Pollock, as well as contemporary artists Leonora Tawney, Fred Sandback, Chiaru Shiota and Peter Kogler, and drawing in exhibits from Africa, South America and Asia.
Frieze London and The Frieze Masters
Regent's Park, London, UK
Not just an art fair but an event coalescing around talks from prominent artists and curators, a film program, commissioned artworks and an award show, with the concurrent Frieze Masters pulling in works from over 120 galleries. This year, fashion house Alexander McQueen fills the role of Associate Sponsor.
Realms of Wonder: Jain, Hindu and Islamic Art of India
October 19 - January 27
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
A first for the gallery, presenting a display dedicated to Indian artistry in an interdisciplinary exhibit that stretches all the way back to the eighth century, with illustrated manuscripts, marble, sculptures, textiles and paintings.
Singapore Art Biennale
October 26 - February 16 2014
Bras Basah Bugis Precinct, Singapore
A vibrant showcase for South East Asia's artists with the thematic title "If The World Changed" and 27 curators drawn from the region, the four-month exhibit features performance art, painting, installation, video, and sculpture. Organized by the Singapore Art Museum and accomodated within its grounds and those of nearby museums and national monuments, as well as the School of the Arts, Fort Canning Park, and the impressive National Library.