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      New This Month in U.S. Museums
 
 
 
Peter Paul Rubens
Anatomical Studies
  Visions of Grandeur: Drawing in the Baroque Age
J. Paul Getty Museum
June 1-Sept. 12, 2004
Works by Gianlorenzo Bernini, Pietro Da Corona, Claude Lorrain, Nicholas Poussin and Peter Paul Rubens drawn from the Museums permanent collection
Curators: Lee Hendrix, Stephanie Schrader
 
 
 
Edvard Munch
Madonna
ca. 18951902
  The Unfinished Print
Frick Museum
June 2-Aug.15, 2004
Originally exhibited at the National Gallery of Art in 2001, this show of works left in progress includes drawings and prints by Degas, Drer, Piranesi, Munch and Rembrandt
Curator: Peter Parshall
Catalogue: 112 pp., $80 (cloth)
Funding: Angelo, Gordon & Co., Fellows of the Frick Collection
 
 
 
Jenny Lind Paper Doll
ca. 1900-1950
  Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: Revolutions of 1848
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
June 4-Jan. 9, 2005
Artifacts from the museum's collection that exemplify the technological, political and social changes of the Industrial Revolution
Curator: Kurt Andersen
 
 
 
Nadar
Paul Legrand
ca. 1855
  Speaking with Hands: Photographs from The Buhl Collection
Guggenheim Museum
June 4-Sept. 8, 2004
170 images of hands in scientific, journalistic and fine-art photography, from 19th-century daguerreotypes to Larry Clark
Curator: Jennifer Blessing
Catalogue: 300 pp., $65 (cloth)
 
 
 
Daniela Rossell
Ricas y Famosas (Last Supper)
2002
  Made in Mexico
UCLA Hammer Museum
June 6-Sept. 12, 2004
Artworks inspired by Mexico, from Eduardo Abaroa, Claudia Fernndez, Teresa Margolles, Gabriel Orozco, Daniela Rossell and others, in a show midway through a national tour
Curators: Gilbert Vicario, Pamela Echeverria
Catalogue: 128 pp., $ 25 (cloth)
Funding: Altria Group
Tour: This exhibition was organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
 
 
 
mile-Jacques Ruhlmann
David-Weill Desk
ca. 1918-19
  Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco
Metropolitan Museum of Art
June 8-Sept. 5, 2004
100 pieces of furniture and 125 drawings by mile-Jacques Ruhlmann (18791933) from the Metropolitans collection
Curators: J. Stewart Johnson, Jared Goss, Rosalind Pepall
Tour: This exhibition was organized by Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in collaboration with Metropolitan Museum of Art and Muse des Annes 30, Boulogne-Billancourt.
Funding: Florence Gould Foundation
 
 
      Childe Hassam: American Impressionist
Metropolitan Museum of Art
June 10-Sept. 12, 2004
120 paintings and 30 prints of everyday life by the American Impressionist in the first retrospective since 1972
Curator: Barbara Weinberg
Catalogue: 365 pp., $60 (cloth)
Funding: Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, Bank of New York
 
 
 
Installation shot of Projects 81: Jean Shin at MoMA QNS
  Projects 81: Jean Shin
Museum of Modern Art, Queens
June 10-Sept.27, 2004
A site-specific mural and corresponding hanging sculpture made up of used work- garments donated by MoMA staff
Curator: Eva Respini
Funding: Peter Norton Family Foundation
 
 
 
Constantin Brancusi
The Muse
1912
  Constantin Brancusi: The Essence of Things
Guggenheim Museum
June 11-Sept. 19, 2004
30 sculptures typifying the pioneering Modernists signature materials and styles, including the newly discovered Sleep Muse III/IV, in a show jointly organized with the Tate Modern
Curator: Carmen Giménez
Catalogue: 144 pp., $40 (cloth)
Funding: Deutsche Bank
 
 
 
Sheng Qi
Memories (Me)
2000
  Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China
Asia Society
International Center of Photography
June 11-Sept. 5, 2004
130 images by 60 artists in the first major survey of contemporary Chinese photo and video art, in a show co-organized by two New York institutions with the Smart Museum of Art in Chicago
Curators: Wu Hung, Christopher Phillips
Catalogue: 232 pp., $55 (cloth)
Funding: Smart Family Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, Henry Luce Foundation and others
 
 
 
Georgia OKeeffe
Black Mesa Landscape, New Mexico / Out Back of Maries II
1930
  Georgia O'Keeffe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
June 11-Sept. 12, 2004
50 paintings completed between 1929 and the early 1950s, accompanied by 20 photographs of the landscapes of Taos, Alcalde, Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch that are associated with OKeeffes art
Curator: Barbara Buhler Lynes
Catalogue: 144 pp., $ 39.95 (cloth)
Tour: Columbus Art Museum, Oct. 1, 2004-Jan. 16, 2005, Delaware Art Museum, Feb. 17-May 15 2005
 
 
 
Raghubir Singh
Mango Season, Crawford Market, Mumbai
1993
  Glorious Harvest: Photographs from the Michael E. Hoffman Tribute Collection
Philadelphia Museum of Art
June 12-Oct. 3, 2004
Over 90 photographs by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Raghu Rai, Irving Penn and others, assembled in memory of the late Aperture founder Michael E. Hoffman, who was PMA photo curator in 1968-1998
Curator: Katherine Ware
Also on view: Jacques Lipchitz and Philadelphia June 27-Aug. 22, 2004
 
 
 
Sally Mann
Untitled #2
2000
  Sally Mann: What Remains
Corcoran Museum of Art
June 12 -Sept. 6, 2004
Sally Manns five-part meditation on mortality features over 90 new photographs of decomposing bodies, including the corpse of her greyhound, Eva
Curator: Philip Brookman
Catalogue: 132 pp., $50 (cloth)
Funding: Deane and Paul Shatz, Carolyn Alper, CHROME INC., Sondra and Charles
Gilman Foundation
 
 
 
Nina Levy
Big Baby
2003
  Into My World: Recent British Sculpture
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
June 13-Sept. 1, 2004
As part of the grand opening of the renovated, expanded and renamed Aldrich (formerly it was the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art), a show of nine emerging and mid-career British artists, including James Ireland, Jim Lambie, David Thorpe and Saskia Olde Wolbers
Curators: Stephen Hepworth, Jessica Hough
Also on View: The Drawn Page, June 13-Sept. 1, 2004
 
 
 
Cildo Meireles
The Southern Cross
1969-1970
  Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form 1940s-70s
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
June 13-Oct, 3, 2004
Simplified forms and systems employed in art from complicated times, including work by Carl Andre, Hans Haacke, Hlio Oiticica, Cildo Meireles, Bridget Riley
Curator: Lynn Zelevansky
Catalogue: 240 pp., $49.95 (cloth)
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, Gallery C. Transportation
 
 
 
Edmund Teske
Jim Morrison and Pam Courson, Bronson Caves, Hollywood
1969
  Spirit into Matter: The Photographs of Edmund Teske
J. Paul Getty Museum
June 15-Sept. 26, 2004
128 photographs spanning a 60-year career and ranging from images of Frank Lloyd Wrights architecture to psychedelic shots of Jim Morrison and his wife Pamela Courson
Curator: Julian Cox
Catalogue: 180 pp., $70 (cloth)
Also on view: Fit for a King: Courtly Manuscripts, 1380-1450,
June 29-Aug. 29, 2004
 
 
 
Xul Solar
Jefa (Patroness)
1923
  Inverted Utopias: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
June 20-Sept. 12, 2004
250 works by 70 artists in a survey devoted to the emergence and development of avant-garde art in Latin America from 1920 to 1970 Curator: Mari Carmen Ramrez, Hctor Olea
Funding: Continental Airlines, Wortham Foundation, Inc., Altria Group, Inc., Rockwell Fund, Deloitte & Touche, others
Also on view: Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection, June 6-Aug. 1, 2004; Diane Arbus Revelations, June 27-Aug. 29, 2004
 
 
 
Kerry James Marshall
SOB, SOB
2003
  Kerry James Marshall: One True Thing, Mediations on Black Aesthetics
Baltimore Museum of Art
June 20-Sept. 5, 2004
A mid-career retrospective of work by the artist known for provocatively schmaltzy paintings of African-American life Curators: Elizabeth Smith, Tricia Van Eck
Tour: This show was organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Its next stop is the Studio Museum in Harlem, Oct. 13-Jan. 9, 2005
Funding: Harris Family Foundation, Joyce Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Peter Norton Family Foundation and others
 
 
 
Jean Lecomte du Nouÿ
The Dream of a Eunuch
1874
  From Homer to the Harem: The Art of Jean Lecomte Du Nouy
Dahesh Museum of Art
June 22-Sept. 19, 2004
100 paintings, oil sketches, and drawings -- almost all of Lecomte du Nous known works -- in the first retrospective of the 19th-century master
Curator: Roger Diederen
Catalogue: 232 pp., $50 (cloth)
 
 
    Ed Ruscha and Photography
Whitney Museum of America Art
June 24-Sept. 26, 2004
70 photographs by the California Pop artist, drawn from the museums 456-piece Ruscha collection
Curator: Sylvia Wolf
 
 
 
Max Beckmann
Self-Portrait with Horn
1938
  New Worlds: German and Austrian Art, 1890-1940
Neue Galerie
June 25-Sept. 13, 2004
New acquisitions of paintings by Georg Scholzs Of Things to Come are included in this repeat of the Neues 2001 inaugural exhibition
 
 
 
Greg Fiering & Matt Luem
Untitled
2000
  Perspectives 142: Boys Behaving Badly
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
June 25Sept. 12, 2004
Snakes, snails, puppy dog tails and keggers memorialized by eight artists, including Pia Schachter (digital portraits of heavy metal stars), Jen DeNike (video of competitive games) and Tobin Yelland (extreme sports photography)
Curator: Valerie Cassel Oliver
 
 
    Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
June 27-Sept. 27, 2004
A contemporary wunderkammer gradually assembled by the curators, and titled from a 1969 song by Bridget St. John Curators: Steve Lafrenier, Bob Nickas
Also on view: Young Architect Program: nARCHITECTS Canopy, June 27-Sept. 5, 2004; Doug Aitken: Interiors, June 27-Sept. 27, 2004; Maja Bajevic, June 27-Sept. 27, 2004; Ryan McGinley, June 27-Sept. 27, 2004
 
 
 
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
Installation shot of Module and Cabane
  Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
Museum of Contemporary Art
June 27-Oct. 18, 2004
20 pieces of furniture and other collaborative works by the French brothers, in the first North American museum exhibition
Curator: Michael Darling