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      New This Month in U.S. Museums
 
 
 
Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis
(Book of Hours)
Franco-Flemish
late 15th century
  Illuminated Manuscripts and the Dawn of Printing
New York Public Library
Aug. 2-Oct. 26, 2002
16 items from the collection of 15th and 16th-century manuscripts and books including a rare copy of the Gutenberg Bible (ca. 1455)
Curator: Robert Rainwater, Spencer collection curator
 
 
 
Lewis Carroll
Untitled (Margaret Frances Langton Clarke)
Sept. 1864
  Dreaming in Pictures: The Photography of Lewis Carroll
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Aug. 3-Nov. 10, 2002
76 photographs including his unsettling portraits of children
Curator: Douglas R. Nickel (S.F. MOMA)
Catalogue: 169 pp. with essay by Nickel and plate descriptions by Edward Wakeling, hardcover, $75
Tour: After its premiere in San Francisco, the show travels to the Houston MFA, Feb. 22-May 19, 2003, the ICP, New York, June 16-Sept. 7, 2003, and the Art Institute of Chicago, opening in October 2003 (dates to be announced)
Also on view: "Numbers: A New Work by Kristin Oppenheim," opening Aug. 17
 
 
 
Edmond Casarella
Black and Blue
1958
  The Stamp of Impulse: Abstract Expressionist Prints
Parrish Art Museum
Aug. 3-Nov. 10, 2002
100 prints by as many artists, including Cy Twombly, Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Mark Rothko, Joan Mitchell, Robert Motherwell and others are on view along with paintings by artists who had homes on Eastern Long Island such as Norman Bluhm and James Brooks
Curator: David Acton (Parrish)
Catalogue: 296 pp., 109 color illustrations, essays by David Lehman, others
 
 
 
Okanoue Toshiko
Visit in Night
1951
  Okanoue Toshiko: Collages
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Aug. 10-Nov. 3, 2002
40 collages made in the 1950s are on view in conjunction with the publication of a new book by the artist
Curator: Kaneko Ryuichi
 
 
 
Do-Ho Suh
Floor
2001
  Do-Ho Suh
Seattle Art Museum
Aug. 10-Dec. 1, 2002
The Venice Biennale veteran's first American survey features several architectural installations, including a house suspended over the museum's Garden Court
Curator: Lisa Corin
Funding: Anne Gerber Fund
 
 
 
Montage of a photograph of Franz Kafka from 1917 with a picture of the rooftops of Prague
  The City of K: Franz Kafka and Prague
The Jewish Museum
Aug. 11-Jan. 5, 2002
Photographs, manuscripts and books are displayed in multimedia environments arranged by Jewish Museum curator Karen Levitov
Curator: Juan Carlos Insua Sigeroff, Centre de Cultura, Contemporània de Barcelona
Catalogue: 208 pp. illustrated, paperback, $29.95
 
 
    Queens International
Queens Museum of Art
Aug. 11-Nov. 3, 2002
Works by 40 artists and artist groups who live or work in Queens reflect the multiculturalism of the borough
Curators: Tom Finkelpearl, Valerie Smith and Hitomi Iwasaki, Queens
Catalogue: Introduction by curators, checklist of works and biographies of artists, on-line catalogue can be seen Aug. 11, printed version will be available Sept. 22
 
 
 
Peter Eisenman
House VI
ca. 1976
  Perfect Acts of Architecture
AXA Gallery
Aug. 15-Oct. 19, 2002
130 two-dimensional works from 1977-87 by architects Rem Koolhaas, Peter Eisenman, Daniel Libeskind, Thom Mayne and Bernard Tschumi, in a show organized by the Wexner Center for the Arts in association with the Museum of Modern Art
Curator: Jeffrey Kipnis (Wexner)
Catalogue: 180 pp., preface by MoMA curator Terence Riley, $45
 
 
 
Rivane and Sergio Neunschwander
Still from Love Lettering
2002
  Rivane Neuenschwander
Walker Art Center
Aug. 18-Nov. 10, 2002
Rice paper eaten by snails, goldfish with poetry attached to their tails and other conceptual works made by the Brazilian artist over the past two years
Curator: Olukemi Ilesanmi
 
 
 
Piet Mondrian
Composition No. VI
1914
  Mondrian, 1892-1914: The Path to Abstraction
Kimbell Art Museum
Aug. 18-Dec. 8, 2002
Over 100 paintings and drawings, in the only U.S. stop for this touring exhibition organized with the Réunion des Musées Nationaux and the Musée d'Orsay
Curator: Hans Janssen (Gemeentemuseum)
Catalogue: Fully illustrated, essays by Hans Janssen and Joop Joosten, published by Waanders Publishers
 
 
 
Odili Donald Odita
Descent
2001
  New Work: Odili Donald Odita
Miami Art Museum
Aug. 23-Oct. 17, 2002
Geometric abstractions with an African twist, along with a wall painting and two sculptural installations inspired by Nigeria, in the artist's first solo U.S. museum show, part of the museum's series of shows of contemporary artists
Curator: Cheryl Hartup (MAM)
Catalogue: Essay by Cheryl Hartup, $19.95
Also on view: "Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," a collection of 70 art-world portraits, opening Aug. 23
 
 
 
Raphael
Head of a Young Man Wearing a Hat
about 1503
  Raphael and His Age: Drawings from the Palais des Beaux Arts, Lille
Cleveland Museum of Art
Aug. 25-Nov. 3, 2002
57 works, including 25 drawings by Raphael plus examples by Botticelli Fillippino Lippi and Pontormo, in an exhibition organized by the French Regional American Museum Exchange
Curator: Carter E. Foster (Cleveland)
Catalogue: 207 pp.
Also on view: "Battle of the Nudes: Pollaiuolo's Renaissance Masterpiece," opening Aug. 25
 
 
    African Shields: Art, Power and Identity
Neuberger Museum of Art
Aug. 25-March 2, 2002
15 African shields from the 19th and 20th centuries
Curator: Christa Clarke, Neuberger