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Yves Tanguy
Ennui and Tranquility
(detail)
1938
  Yves Tanguy Retrospective
Menil Collection, Houston
June 1-Sept. 16, 2001
Honoring the French Surrealist on the Centennial of his birth via 55 paintings, 15 works on paper and one sculpture.
Catalogue: 284 pp.
Tour: Organized by the Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart; this is the show's only U.S. stop.
Also on view: "The Exquisite Corpse," June 1-Sept. 9, 2001.
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Yves Tanguy
 
 
 
Potter Marguerite Wildenhain
(1897-1985)
in her studio.
ca. 1945
  Craft and the Creative Process
Archives of American Art, PaineWebber Center, New York
June 1-Oct. 5, 2001
Papers, letters, photographs and artifacts document the life and work of craft artists Anni Albers, Dale Chihuly, Beatrice Wood, others.
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Dale Chihuly
Beatrice Wood
 
 
 
Alice Neel
Joe Gould
1933
  Alice Neel
Walker Art Center
June 2-Sept. 2, 2001
First full-scale exhibition marks the centennial of artist's birth with 75 paintings and watercolors.
Curator: Ann Temkin, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Tour: The show was organized at the Philadelphia Museum and has appeared at the Whitney.
Catalogue: Fully illustrated, with chronology of artist's life.
Tour: Denver Art Museum, tba.
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Alice Neel
 
 
 
William Kentridge
still from the film
Shadow Procession
1999
  William Kentridge
New Museum of Contemporary Art
June 2-Sept. 16, 2001
Animated films, drawings and performance work from 1989 to present by South African artist.
Curators: Dan Cameron, New Museum and Staci Boris, MCA.
Catalogue: Illustrated.
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William Kentridge
 
 
 
Michael Kenna
Rouge Study #3
1996
Ford's River Rouge Complex
  Albert Kahn: Inspiration for the Modern
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
June 2-Oct. 21, 2001
Kahn's influence, via architectural renderings, plans, photographs and works by artists such as Diego Rivera, Elsie Driggs and Le Corbusier.
Curator: Brian Carter, UMMA.
Catalogue: Yes.
Funding: Ford Motor.
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Diego Rivera
Le Corbusier
 
 
 
Edgar Bryan
Untitled
2001
  Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles
UCLA Hammer Museum
June 3-Sept. 2, 2001
25 emerging artists, including are Won Ju Lim, Eric Wesley, Amy Wheeler, Mark Bradford, Ronald Santos, Linda Kim and Thomas Eggerer. Curators: James Elaine, Russell Ferguson, Claudine Isé, Ann Philbin, Hammer Museum.
Catalogue: Full color.
Also on view: Jesse Bransford.
 
 
    Jasper Johns: Prints from Four Decades
National Gallery of Art
June 3-Oct. 7, 2001
Targets, maps, flags, ale cans and more, via 60 works dating from 1960 to 2000.
Curator: Ruth Fine, NGA.
Tour: Terra Museum, Chicago, Feb. 16-Apr. 28, 2002; Musée d'Art Américain Giverny, France, tba.
Funding: HSBC Bank USA.
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Jasper Johns
 
 
    Design from X to Z: Jerry Hirshberg and Nissan Design America
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
June 3-Sept. 3, 2001
Nissan's design facility showcases its designs from conception to production.
Also on view: Sharon Lockhart, opening June 10, 2001.
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Sharon Lockhart
 
 
 
Michael Oatman
Take: 1° The Photograph, 2° The Confession
(second version)
(detail)
1999-2001
  Art at the Edge of the Law
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Conn.
June 3-Sept. 9, 2001
20 artists risk arrest, including Tom Friedman, Michael Thompson, Dennis Oppenheim, Tom Sachs, Fred Tomaselli, Negativland.
Curators: Richard Klein, Jessica Hough, Aldrich Museum.
Also on view: Haluk Akakçe, "No way Forward No way Back", opening June 3, 2001.
 
 
 
Lux Feininger
Charleston on the Bauhaus roof
1927
  Dancing on the Roof: Photography and the Bauhaus
Metropolitan Museum of Art
June 5-Aug. 26, 2001
60 rare photographs from New York area by László Moholy-Nagy, Lux Feininger, Umbo and others.
Also on View: "Terry Winters: Printed Works," opening June 12; "The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection: Bonnard to Balthus," opening June 1; "Photographs: A Decade of Collecting," opening June 5; and "A Century of Design, Part IV: 1975-2000," opening June 26.
 
 
    Sherrie Levine/Joost van Oss: Sculpture Prototypes
Getty Research Institute Gallery
June 6-July 18, 2001
Sculptures based on Gerrit Rietveld furniture by the artist team that spent 2000 in residency at the Getty.
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Sherrie Levine
 
 
 
Ravinder Reddy
Appayamma
2000
  Popular CultureS: Installations by Michael Parekowhai, Ravinder Reddy and Yinka Shonibare
Andy Warhol Museum
June 8-Sept, 2, 2001
Local pop culture by artists from New Zealand, India and Africa.
Curator: Margaret King, Warhol.
Funding: Rockefeller Foundation.
 
 
 
Pablo Picasso
La Vie
1903
  Picasso: The Artist's Studio
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Conn.
June 9-Sept. 23, 2001
35 paintings and 10 drawings on the theme of the artist's studio.
Curator: Cynthia Roman, Wadsworth.
Tour: Cleveland Museum, Oct. 21-Jan. 6, 2001.
Catalogue: 100 color and 75 black and white illustrations, 208 pp.
Funding: Fleet.
 
 
 
Caspar David Freidrich
Moonrise Over the Sea
1822
  Spirit of an Age: 19th-Century Paintings from Nationalgalerie, Berlin
National Gallery of Art
June 10-Sept. 3, 2001
Romanticism to Expressionism via 75 works by 35 artists, including Caspar David Friedrich, Max Beckmann, Adolph Menzel, Gustave Courbet.
Curator: Philip Conisbee, NGA.
Catalogue: Coordinated by Claude Keisch with essays by Peter-Klaus, Nationalgalerie.
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Max Beckmann
Gustave Courbet
 
 
    Picasso, Braque, Léger: Paintings from the Collection of Mr. And Mrs. Julian H. Robertson
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
June 10-Sept. 9, 2001
A selection of Cubist works includes three paintings by Picasso.
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George Braque
Fernand Léger
 
 
 
Winslow Homer
The Cotton Pickers
1876
  Winslow Homer and the Critics: Forging a National Art in the 1870s
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
June 10-Sept. 9, 2001
More than 50 paintings, drawings, engravings and watercolors from the decade the artist emerged as a promising painter. The works will be displayed as if in a 19th-century exhibition alongside other painters such as George Inness and William-Adolphe Bouguereau.
Curator: Bruce Robertson and Leslie Furth, LACMA (organized at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art).
Catalogue: Produced by the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
 
 
 
Mark Wethli
Under a Northern Sky
1992
  House: Charged Space
McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
June 11-Sept. 16, 2001
37 objects in various media by Fritz Buehner, Bruce Monteith, Shellburne Thurber and Mark Wethli.
 
 
    Elie Nadelman: Classical Folk
Marion Koogler McNay Art
Museum, San Antonio
June 12-Aug. 19, 2001
First major survey of the artist in over 20 years includes 46 figural sculptures and 22 drawings.
Curator: Suzanne Ramljak and AFA.
Catalogue: 70 colorplates, 106 halftones, 136 pp.
Tour: Frick Art Museum, Pittsburgh, Sept. 21-Dec. 30, 2001.
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Elie Nadelman
 
 
 
Lord Snowdon
Barbara Cartland
1988
  Snowdon: A Retrospective
Yale Center for British Art, Hartford, Conn.
The only American venue for 200 works by the celebrity photographer.
Organizer: National Portrait Gallery, London.
Catalogue: 200 illustrations.
Funding: BP.
 
 
 
Marisol
John, Washington and Emily Roebling Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge for the First Time
1989
(detail)
  Marisol
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, N.Y.
June 17-Sept. 2, 2001
Overview of the artist's work from 1960-90 features over 20 sculptures.
Curator: Judy Collischan, Neuberger.
Also on view: "Toshiko Takaezu," opening June 17, and "Au Natural, opening June 30."
 
 
 
William Harnett
Lobster and Le Figaro
1882
  Treasures for a Queen: A Millennium Gift to Cincinnati
Cincinnati Art Museum
June 17-Sept. 2, 2001
Gifts of art requested by the museum from area collectors under the stipulation "highest quality" includes over 100 objects and works by artists such as Picasso, Chihuly and Dine.
Catalogue: Yes.
Funding: Firstar and Delta.
Also on view: "An Added Dimension: Sculptors as Printmakers," opening June 30.
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Dale Chihuly
Jim Dine
 
 
 
Childe Hassam
Bowl of Goldfish
1912
  The Cos Cob Art Colony: Impressionists on the Connecticut Shore
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
June 17-Sept. 16, 2001
Around 70 works by the art colony features paintings by Childe Hassam and John Twachtman.
Curator: Emily Neff.
Catalogue: 264 pp.
Also on view: "Michael Miller's All Things Good," opening June 28, 2001.
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Childe Hassam
Michael Miller
 
 
 
Clyfford Still
1948-C
1948
  Clyfford Still
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
June 21-Sept. 16, 2001
40 paintings focusing on the years 1944-60 in the abstract expressionist's career.
Curator: James Demetrion, Hirshhorn.
Catalogue: Fully illustrated.
 
 
 
Irving Penn
Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson with the model of the Seagram Building
1955
  Mies in America
Whitney Museum of American Art
June 21-Sept. 23, 2001
220 works made by Bauhaus guru Mies van der Rohe after he emigrated to the U.S. in 1938 until his death in 1969. The installation is designed by avant-garde media artist and Mies-groupie Ińigo Manglano-Ovalle.
Curator: Phyllis Lambert, Canadian Centre for Architecture.
Catalogue: 584 pp.
Funding: Solow Art and Architecture Foundation, UBS/PaineWebber, Vivendi Universal.
Mounted in conjuction with "Mies in Berlin" at the Museum of Modern Art, opening June 21 (see below).
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Mies vand der Rohe
 
 
 
Reflection study of Mies van der Rohe's German Pavilion, Barcelona International Exposition
photo Kay Fingerle
2000
  Mies in Berlin
Museum of Modern Art
June 21-Sept. 11, 2001
The early career of Mies van der Rohe, via 300 drawings, 15 models, video and digital displays and photos of Mies' work by Kay Fingerle and Thomas Ruff.
Curator: Terence Riley, MoMA, and Barry Bergdoll, Columbia University.
Catalogue: 368 pp.
Funding: UBS PaineWebber, Getty Grant Program.
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Thomas Ruff
 
 
 
William Auerbach-Levy
(1889-1964)
George Herman (Babe) Ruth, 1895-1948
ca. 1929
  Celebrity Caricature in America
New York Public Library
June 22-Aug. 31, 2001
Caricature portraits and objects from the early 20th century organized into eleven sections with seven sound sections.
Curator: Wendy Wick Reaves, National Portrait Gallery.
Catalogue: 320 pp., with 155 color plates, 160 black-and-white illustrations.
 
 
 
Clay Ketter
Cold Kitchenette
1999
  Against Design
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City
June 22-Sept. 2, 2001
Group exhibition showcases contemporary design through 10 artists from the U.S., Canada, Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands.
 
 
 
Adrianne Herman
Cookies
1999
  Digital: Revolutions in Printmaking
Brooklyn Museum of Art
June 22-Sept. 2, 2001
Approximately 84 works by Chuck Close, Nam June Paik, Kiki Smith, Carl Fudge, Robert Rauschenberg and others that explore the synthesis of digital computing and the printing process.
Curator: Marilyn Kushner, BMA.
 
 
    Migrations, Humanity in Transition: Photographs by Sebastiăo Salgado
International Center of Photography, New York
June 22-Sept. 9, 2001
Traveling exhibition of photographs documenting mass migration.
Catalogue: 432 pp., with 330 duotone photographs.
Funding: BP.
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Sebastiăo Salgado
 
 
 
Michelangelo
Study for the Head of Leda
ca. 1530
  Michelangelo: Drawings and Other Treasures from the Casa Buonarroti, Florence
High Museum of Art
June 23-Sept. 2, 2001
47 objects, including 23 drawings by Michelangelo.
Curator: Gary M. Radke, Syracuse University, David Brenneman, High.
Catalogue: 152 pp.
Tour: Toledo Museum, Sept. 21-Nov. 25, 2001.
Also on view: "Bentwood Furniture: The Steinfeld Gift," opening June 30; "Let it Shine: Self-Taught Art from the T. Marshall Hahn Collection," opening June 23; "Contemporary Drawings by Italian Architects," opening June 23.
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Michelangelo
 
 
 
Henry Moore
  Henry Moore: Sculpting the 20th Century
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
June 23-Sept. 16, 2001
Retrospective of 120 works spanning Moore's career.
Curators: Dorothy Kosinski, Dallas Museum of Art, and Dr. Steven A. Nash, FAMSF.
Catalogue: Fully illustrated.
Tour: National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C, Oct. 21, 2001-Jan. 27, 2002.
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Henry Moore
 
 
 
Harry Callahan
Chicago
ca. 1950
  Elemental Landscapes: Photographs by Harry Callahan
Philadelphia Museum of Art
June 23-Sept. 30, 2001
A selection of 100s of prints recently donated to the museum, concentrating on landscape photography.
Curator: Katherine Ware, Stieglitz Center.
Catalogue: 64 pp., with 35 black-and-white plates.
Also on view: "Jacques Villion, Poet of Precision: A New Acquisition in Context," opening June 23.
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Harry Callahan
 
 
    Georgia O'Keeffe in Williamsburg: A Re-creation of the Artist's First Public Exhibition in the South
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe
June 23-Oct. 21, 2001
Nine paintings, correspondence and photographs recall O'Keeffe's 1938 show at the College of William and Mary in Virginia.
Curators: Bonnie G. Kelm, Ann C. Madonia.
 
 
 
Tony Feher
  Tony Feher and Sarah Sze
Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.
June 24-Sept. 9, 2001
Two solo-shows of sculptural installations.
Curator: Amada Cruz, Bard.
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Tony Feher
 
 
 
Edouard Vuillard
Five-panel Screen for Miss Marguerite Chapin: Place Vintimille
(detail)
1911
  Beyond the Easel: Decorative Painting by Bonnard, Vuillard, Denis and Roussel, 1890-1920
Metropolitan Museum of Art
June 26-Sept. 9, 2001
French décorations, 1890-1930, via ca. 80 paintings and folding screens.
Tour: the show originally appeared at the Art Institute of Chicago, which co-organized it.
Catalogue: 289 pp., with essay by Gloria Groom, AIC.
Funding: Janice H. Levin Fund.
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Bonnard
Vuillard
Denis
Roussel
 
 
 
Wayne Thiebaud
Three Machines
1963
  Wayne Thiebaud: A Paintings Retrospective
Whitney Museum of American Art
June 28-Sept 23, 2001
Approximately 100 paintings, watercolors and pastels dating back to the 1950s in an exhibition organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Curator: Steven A. Nash, FAMSF.
Catalogue: 216 pp. with ca. 100 illustrations.
 
 
 
H.C. Westermann
Memorial to the Idea of Man if He was Idea
1958
  H.C. Westermann
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
June 30-Sept. 23, 2001
First posthumous retrospective of the artists spanning works from 1950-81 includes approximately 130 sculptures, 20 works on paper and ephemera.
Curator: Lynne Warren and Michael Rooks, MCA.
Catalogue: 212 pp. exhibition catalogue and a 398 pp.catalogue raisonné.
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Westermann
 
 
    The Complete Graphic Works of H.C. Westermann
Smart Art Museum, University of Chicago
June 28-Sept. 9, 2001
50 lithographs, linoleum cuts, woodblock prints and related drawings of the Chicago based Imagist movement.
Catalogue: 400 pp.