With travels at their height, how about jetting to some of these cool global happenings, as curated by our constant cool chaser Lance Avery Morgan
IMITATION OF LIFE
Master self-portraitist and hipster art crowd favorite Cindy Sherman gets a major retrospective with a comprehensive survey of her work in at the new Broad Museum in Los Angeles. As you know, Sherman’s media-influenced female subjects have been crowd pleasers since the 80s. At TheBroad.org. Through October 2.
Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945–1975 celebrates the visual dynamism and spirit of innovation characterizing Italian coachbuilt cars, concept cars and motorcycles produced during the post–World War II economic revival. Zoom, zoom, zoom. At the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville. At Fristcenter.org. Through Oct. 9.
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
While at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, drop into the newly opened, science-based Museum of Tomorrow in the city’s newly revamped port. Just look for the giant, lurching spaceship design. At MuseudoAmanha.org.br
MASK ME ANYTHING
For centuries mankind has worn a mask. In the new exhibit, Disguise: Masks and Global African Art 19th and 20th century masks from across the globe are on display with multimedia works by contemporary artists. You may be inspired to don your own mask. At BrooklynMuseum.org. Through September 18
CUTLINE: Soundsuit, 2008 by Nick Cave
In August that means one thing: its opera season in Santa Fe. This 60th year celebration has a range of classic stories including Romeo et Juliette, La Fanciulla del West, Vanessa, Don Giovanni and Capriccio. Be prepared to be dazzled. At SantaFeOpera.org
LE JAZZ HAUTE
We love Jay Gatsby and all he and his time represent. His 1920s era springs to life again in the new summer release of the Art Deco Collectibles, a must-have for any coffee table or poolside reading. At ThamesAndHudsonUSA.com