Rembrandt, meet Björk. You are both going on display in 2015.
This year’s museum calendar is brimming with new shows, from avant-garde artist Yoko Ono at the Museum of Modern Art to sculptor Alexander Calder at the Tate Modern. Major surveys are on the horizon, too, like the Victoria & Albert’s aspirational exhibit in London this spring, “What Is Luxury?” and a sweeping Impressionism show at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Some blockbusters are making a comeback: “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” will make its European debut at the V&A this March after a smash run at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2011.
Elsewhere, the Whitney Museum of American Art reopens in its Renzo Piano-designed building in downtown New York this spring, and the Jean Nouvel-designed Louvre Abu Dhabi is expected to debut in the United Arab Emirates later in the year. Add in the many events taking place outside museums—including the 56th Venice Biennale—and art lovers are looking at one busy new year. Here, a smattering of museum exhibits expected to make a mark in 2015: