The 2020 NGV Triennial explores portraiture as a vehicle for expressing both personal and global identities across continents and cultures.
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Curated in collaboration with Ai Weiwei from his studio in Beijing, The Royal Academy showcases some of the artist’s most important works from 1993 up to present day, including new installations.
Top shows look at the legacies of iconic artists, photographers and architects whilst positioning the natural world as a metaphor for global issues.
What do, and will, we remember of art? What of art in public places? What are biennials for – a small, inclusive elite, or the people of the cities that house them?