The Top 20 Shows to See in 2012, From Cindy Sherman to Ellsworth Kelly

A detail of Cindy Sherman's "Untitled #424," 2004, chromogenic color print
(Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures, New York )

As 2011 comes to a close, bringing down the curtain of a year populated by such memorable exhibitions as Alexander McQueen’s “Savage Beauty” at the Met and the Willem de Kooning retrospective at MoMA, we look forward to 2012 eagerly. ARTINFO has peered into its crystal ball and picked 20 shows that are sure to blow the art world away this year. Here is a sneak peek of what's to come.

Click the slide show to see the top 20 shows of 2012. To see more shows opening in the coing year, visit ARTINFO’s events page