05/22/2013 01:00 pm ET Updated May 23, 2013

Summer Art Preview 2013: Must-See Exhibits Of The Season (PHOTOS)

Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery

The sun is out, the weather is warm and the blockbuster art exhibits are upon us. Yes, dear readers, we're on the cusp of summer and we couldn't be happier.

In honor of the glorious months ahead, we've scoured the upcoming retrospectives and solo shows and picked the hottest art exhibits we're most anxious to see. From James Turrell's transformation of the Guggenheim to the Met's punk takeover, this year's summer art rollout is not to be missed.

Scroll through the slideshow below for a peek at the exhibits on our list. Packed with artwork previews and show details, its our perfect guide to this summer's art admiring frenzy. Let us know which exhibits you are most excited for in the comments section.

This story appears in the special Summer Issue of our weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, in the iTunes App store, available Friday, May 24.

Summer Art Preview 2013