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Lubov Popova
Futurist Portrait
1915
  Painting Revolution: Kandinsky, Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde
Portland Art Museum, Oregon
Nov. 1, 2000-Jan. 7, 2001
86 avant-garde paintings that went underground during the communist regime and only reemerged with glasnost in 1988. Works by Vasilii Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Luibov Popova, Alexander Rodchenko, more.
Curator: John Bowlt, USC; organized at PAM by Bruce Guenther.
Tour: The show appeared at the Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis (Jan. 1-Mar. 31, 2000); Phoenix Art Museum (April 1-June 30, 2000); Chicago Cultural Center (July 22-Oct. 8, 2000).
Catalogue: 215 pp., $30 (softcover). Edited by John Bowlt; text by Ezgeniia Petrova, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg and Andrei Sarabianov.
Funding: Keybank; Fox 49 KPDX.
 
 
 
Milton Glaser
Dante's Purgatorio
1999
  Art is Work: Milton Glaser Retrospective
American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York
Nov. 1-Dec. 27, 2000
Posters, editorial designs, interior designs, corporate logos, record albums, magazine illustrations and typography, as well as watercolors, drawings, prints and illustrated books, toys, textiles, jewelry, home furnishings and erotic drawings by "the Picasso of the graphic arts."
Curator: Milton Glaser.
Catalogue: 272 pp., $85. Features the collected writings of the artist.
 
 
 
Francisco Goya
Asta su Abuelo (As Far Back as His Grandfather plate 39 from Los Caprichos
1799
  Hard Pressed: 600 Years of Prints and Process
AXA Gallery, New York
Nov. 3, 2000-Jan. 13, 2001
Launches the exhibition program of International Print Center New York (IPCNY) with 150 works by Albrecht Dürer, Giulio Campagnola, Rembrandt van Rijn, William Blake, Francisco Goya, Emil Nolde, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Louise Bourgeois, Lesley Dill, Damien Hirst, more.
Curators: Elizabeth Wycoff, the New York Public Library; David Platzker, director of Printed Matter in Manhattan.
Catalogue: 126 pp., $45 (hardcover) and $25 (softcover). Foreword by Anne Coffin, IPCNY; introduction and essays by co-curators Wycoff and Platzker.
Funding: AXA Financial, Inc. and its subsidiary the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States.
 
 
 
Annie Liebovitz
Hillary Clinton, First Lady on Truman Terrace, the White House, Washington, D.C.
2000
  Annie Leibovitz: Women
International Center of Photography, New York
Nov. 3-Dec. 31, 2000
A panorama of contemporary American women -- from Hillary Rodham Clinton and Gloria Steinem to farmer Trini Campbell and Las Vegas showgirl Akke Alma. The debut program of ICP's renovated midtown facility also features "Reflections in a Glass Eye: Works from the International Center of Photography Collection" and "Collected Visions: An Installation by Laurie Novack."
Curator: Organized by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the show was coordinated at ICP by Brian Wallis.
Tour: The show appeared at the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Oct. 27-Feb. 28, 2000).
Catalogue: 240 pp., $75 (hardcover). Essay by Susan Sontag.
Funding: Vogue; Mercedes-Benz.
 
 
 
Panpiper vessel
North Coast, Chimü
ca. 14th-15th century
  Rain of the Moon: Silver in Ancient Peru
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Nov. 3, 2000-Apr. 22, 2001
More than 100 examples -- small personal adornments (earflares, necklace beads and nose rings), drinking vessels, art objects, more -- dating from the early part of the first millennium to the 16th century.
Curator: Heidi King, Metropolitan Museum.
Catalogue: $19.95 (softcover).
Funding: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
 
 
 
Tom Friedman
Untitled
1995
  Tom Friedman
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Nov. 4, 2000-Jan. 28, 2001
34 of the artist's quirky works from 1989-2000 -- a star made of toothpicks, a life sized model of a fly, a sculptural self-portrait as a dead man, more. Runs simultaneous with the Center's art's festival "Juvenilia: Checking Out Youth and Art."
Curator: Ron Platt, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Tour: The show had its debut at the Chicago MCA (July 8-Oct. 1, 2000). After Yerba Buena, it moves to the Aspen Art Museum (Feb.16-April 15, 2001), the Southeastern Center (July 14-Sept. 24, 2001) and the New Museum, New York (Oct. 11, 2001-Jan. 17, 2002).
Catalogue: 88 pp., $19.95 (softcover). Essays by Platt and Michele Rowe-Shields, former director of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art.
Funding: San Francisco Bay Guardian; SF Gate; National Endowment for the Arts; California Arts Council; Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund; Bank of America Foundation; Novellus Systems; LEF Foundation; Levi Strauss Foundation; Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Charles Schwab Corporation Foundation; Chevron; Hitachi America, Ltd.; J.P. Morgan and Co.; Hedberg Foundation, Inc.; Cow Hollow Foundation; and the Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
 
 
 
Bernese glass painter (Hans Funk?) after Niklaus Manuel Deutsch
Christ and The Women Taken in Adultery
1527
  Painting on Light: Drawings and Stained Glass in the Age of Dürer and Holbein
St. Louis Art Museum
Nov. 4, 2000-Jan. 7, 2001
More than 60 stained-glass panels and their preparatory drawings dating from the late Gothic and Renaissance periods in Germany and Switzerland (from 1480 to 1530).
Curators: Barbara Butts (formerly of the St. Louis Museum) and Lee Hendrix, the Getty Museum.
Tour: The show first appeared at the Getty (July 11-Sept. 24, 2000).
Catalogue: 330 pp., $125 (hardcover) and $50 (softcover). With essays by stained-glass specialists Barbara Giesicke, Mylène Ruoss, Hartmut Scholz and Peter van Treeck and catalogue entries by Butts, Hendrix and Timothy B. Husband.
Funding: May Department Stores Company; Lord & Taylor; David's Bridal divisions; National Endowment for the Arts.
 
 
 
Man Ray
Noire et Blanche, Paris
1926
  Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection
High Museum of Art
(Midtown), Atlanta
Nov. 4, 2000-Jan. 28, 2001
380 works from the encyclopedic photography collection of the sometimes-Atlanta-based pop musician -- Berenice Abbott and Henri-Cartier Bresson to Adam Fuss and Robert Mapplethorpe. At the High Museum of Folk Art -- "Celebrity Portraits from the Sir Elton John Collection."
Curators: Ned Rifkin, director of the de Menil Collection, Houston (and former director of the High); Tom Southall, High Museum; Jane Jackson, president of Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta. Catalogue: Features an interview with Sir Elton John by Ingrid Sischy, an introduction by Rifkin and essays by co-curators Jackson and Southall.
Funding: J.P. Morgan; Equity Office.
 
 
 
Jud Yalkut
The Astrolabe of God
1972
  Dream Reels: VideoFilms and Environments by Jud Yalkut
Whitney Museum of American Art
Nov. 4-Dec. 3, 2000
A survey of the artist's multi-screen psychedelic film environments from the 1960s, video experiments from the 1970s and collaborations with John Cage, Trisha Brown, Nam June Paik, Yayoi Kusama, others.
 
 
    DB-OF-TH-AP
Laguna Art Museum
Nov. 5, 2000-Jan. 7, 2001
Four artists from the permanent collection: Deborah Brown's sculptures of mismatched doll parts; Oskar Fischinger's abstract paintings; Tom Holland's experiments with fiberglass; Astrid Preston's monkey paintings. Also on view: "Margaret Keane & Keanabilia" (Nov. 5-Dec. 31, 2000) and the experimental media arts celebration "L.A. Freewaves" (Nov. 5-Dec. 31, 2000).
Curator: Janet Blake, LAM.
 
 
 
Jean Cocteau
Self-portrait
1954
  Jean Cocteau
Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
Nov. 5, 2000-Jan. 28, 2001
In collaboration with the Museé Jean Cocteau in France, more than 200 art works as well as films, performance documentation and publications outline Cocteau's influence on Andy Warhol.
Curator: Margery King, Andy Warhol Museum.
Funding: agnés b.; Cultural Services of the Embassy of France; Pennsylvania Council on the Arts; US Airways; Pittsburgh Chapter of the French-American Chamber of Commerce; Alliance Française de Pittsburgh.
 
 
 
Harp guitar designed by the American Harmony Company
ca. 1920s
  Dangerous Curves: Art of the Guitar
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Nov. 5, 2000-Feb. 25, 2001
More than 130 guitars made during the last 400 years.
Curator: Darcy Kuronen, MFA Boston.
Catalogue: 223 pp., $45 (hardcover), $24.95 (softcover). Essays by Kuronen and music historian and guitarist Lenny Kaye, and commentary by modern guitarists Bonnie Raitt, Pete Townshend, Andrien Belew and Ani DiFranco.
Funding: John Hancock Financial Services; WBZ-TV 4; the Boston Phoenix; 100.7 WZLX.
 
 
 
Uta Barth
Untitled (98.2)
1998
  Uta Barth
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Nov. 9, 2000-Jan. 21, 2001
The first museum survey of the German-born, L.A.-based photographer known for her out-of-focus images of interiors and landscapes -- nearly 70 large-scale, color photographs from the past 10 years as well as a site-specific installation.
Curator: Sheryl Conkelton, Henry Art Gallery.
Tour: A smaller version of the show travels to the Houston CAM (May 12-July 1, 2001).
Catalogue: 176 pp., $49.95. Features a complete bibliography and an interview with the artist. Essayists include Conkelton; Russell Ferguson, associate curator at MoCA, Los Angeles; and Timothy Martin, an artist and writer who teaches at Art Center College of Art and Design, Los Angeles.
Funding: Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; Lannan Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; Jodi Green and Michael Halperin; Rebecca and Alexander Stewart.
 
 
 
Hiroshi Sugimoto
Chrysler Building (William Van Allen)
1997
  Hiroshi Sugimoto
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Nov. 10, 2000-Mar. 4, 2001
The artist's long-exposure photos of empty movie theaters, seascapes and museum dioramas, plus 15 works from a series of landmarks of modern architecture, such as the Empire State Building and Tadeo Ando's chapel in Osaka.
Curator: Aaron Betsky, SFMOMA.
 
 
 
Antoni Tàpies
Esfera i cadena
1999
  Antoni Tàpies: Secret Scribbles
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Nov. 11, 2000-Jan. 14, 2001
20 of the Spanish artist's most recent sculptures and mixed-medium paintings.
Curator: Sue Spaid, CAC.
Funding: Lynne Meyers Gordon; Fine Arts Fund; members of the CAC; City of Cincinnati.
 
 
 
Gillian Wearing
Drunk
1999
  Scopophilia: Pleasure in Looking
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Nov. 11, 2000- March 25, 2001
A festival of work from 10 of the most provocative contemporary video artists -- Gillian Wearing, Jeremy Blake, Pipilotti Rist, Sam Taylor-Wood, Jane & Louise Wilson, Janet Biggs, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Pierre Huyghe and Phillipe Parreno.
Curator: Sue Spaid, CAC.
Funding: Lightborne Communications.
 
 
 
Paul McCarthy
Gardenman
1991-92
  Paul McCarthy
MOCA at the Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles
Nov. 12, 2000-Jan. 21, 2001
The first U.S. retrospective of the provocative L.A. artist -- approximately 100 works (drawings, videos, sculptures and installations) explore the American id.
Curators: Organized by Lisa Phillips and Dan Cameron, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York.
Tour: Following its presentation at MOCA, the exhibition will be on view at the New Museum (Feb. 22-May 13, 2001).
Catalogue: 264 pp. Includes essays by Anthony Vidler, Cameron, and an introduction by Phillips.
Funding: Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; Norman and Rosita Wilson Foundation; New York State Council on the Arts; Producers Council of the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York.
 
 
 
Douglas Aitken
Blow Debris
2000
  Flight Patterns
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Nov. 12, 2000-Feb. 11, 2001
Landscape, urbanism and the relationship of cities to the land explored by 23 artists working in the Pacific Rim -- Laurence Aberhardt, Doug Aitken, Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI), Miles Coolidge, Rodney Graham, Tracey Moffat, Paul Outerbridge, Allan Sekula, Glen Wilson, more.
Curator: Connie Butler, MOCA.
Catalogue: Essays by Butler, Lee Weng Choy and Francis Pound.
Funding: Fellows of Contemporary Art; Audrey M. Irmas; Creative New Zealand; MOCA Projects Council; New Media Project; Erik and Heidi Murkoff; KLON-FM 88.1.
 
 
 
William Baziotes
Beach Shadows
1947
  William Baziotes: The Poetic Spirit
Butler Institute of American Art, Howland, Ohio
Nov. 12, 2000-Jan. 7, 2001
26 major works by the first-generation Ab Ex painter.
Curator: Joseph Helman, Butler Institute.
Catalogue: Entries by the artist's widow, Ethel Baziotes, Robert Reed Cole, Barbara Cavaliere and by Butler director Louis Zona.
 
 
 
Stanislav Szukalski
Kopernik
1940
  Struggle: The Art of Szukalski
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, Calif.
Nov. 12, 2000-Feb. 4, 2001
46 bronze sculptures and 50 drawings by the Polish expat Stanislav Szukalski (d. 1987) -- a prominent member of Chicago's cultural society in the 1920s who spent his last years living in obscurity in suburban Los Angeles.
Curator: Tyler Stallings, Laguna Art Museum.
Catalogue: 200 pp., $24.95. Written by Eva Kirsch, curator and professor of art history at Cal State-San Bernardino.
Funding: Leonardo DiCaprio; Sam and Ellen Rose; Tom Rainone.
 
 
    Victor Schreckengost and 20th Century Design
Cleveland Museum of Art
Nov. 12, 2000-Feb. 4, 2001
More than 150 works by the American modernist -- from sculptures and drawings to industrial designs.
Curator: Henry Adams and Henry Hawley, Cleveland Museum.
Catalogue: 234 pp.
Funding: Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP; John P. Murphy Foundation; the Richard Florsheim Art Fund; Northern Trust Company; Nottingham-Spirk Design Associates; Betty and Joe Oros; Mr. and Mrs. Viktor Schreckengost; National Endowment for the Arts.
 
 
 
Bruce Oldfield
Cocktail Dress
1989
(detail)
  British Designers: From Anarchy to Monarchy
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Nov. 12, 2000-Feb. 4, 2001
An overview of 20th-century British fashion drawn from the museum's textiles and costumes collection -- from Edward Molyneux and Liberty & Co. to Mary Quant, Ossie Clark and Vivienne Westwood, plus Bruce Oldfield, Dai Rees, Lulu Guinness and Alexander McQueen.
Curator: Tina M. Llorente, MFAH.
Funding: Mr. And Mrs. Harry H. Cullen; Daniel Dror, Sr. and Daniel Dror II; Julia and Russell Frankel; Roberta Franzheim and Ambassador Kenneth Franzheim; Sabrina Franzheim and Mrs. Barbara Franzheim Dror; Molly O'Connor Kemp; Mrs. William S. Kilroy; Mr. And Mrs. Jess R. Moore; Stephanie Kemp Loefler.
 
 
 
Felix Vallotton
Laziness
1896
  Post-Impressionism in Prints: A Promised Gift from the Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Nov. 12, 2000-Feb. 4, 2001
More than 80 prints from 1890 to 1910, primarily French, and concentrating on color lithography, with works by the Nabi brotherhood -- Maurice Denis, Henri-Gabriel Ibels, Ker-Xavier Roussel, Felix Vallotton, Edouard Vuillard -- and Paul Gauguin, Henri-Edmond Cross, Paul Signac and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
Curator: Barry Walker, MFAH.
 
 
 
Clementine Hunter
Picking Cotton Near African House
ca. late 1940s
  Clementine Hunter
Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis
Nov. 13, 2000-Jan. 28, 2001
A survey of work by Louisiana's best-known self-taught artist, who made her first painting at age 57.
Curator: Minneapolis artist Arlene Burke Morgan; Judi Petkau, Weisman Art Museum (WAM); Patricia McDonnell, WAM.
Funding: WK Kellogg Foundation; the Minneapolis-St. Paul chapter of the Links, Inc.
 
 
 
Georgia O'Keeffe
Street, New York I
1926
  Views of the City: 1910-1949
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe
Nov. 14, 2000-March 14, 2001
A selection of O'Keeffe's New York City paintings with approximately 55 photographs, works on paper and paintings of the city by 28 of her contemporaries -- painters Charles Sheeler, Joseph Stella, Edward Hopper, Samuel Halpert, Elsie Driggs and photographers Berenice Abbott, Margaret Bourke-White, Paul Grotz, Edward Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, Walker Evans, more.
Curator: Barbara Buhler Lynes, O'Keeffe Museum.
 
 
 
Ben Shahn
Greenwich Village (New York City)
1932-39
  Ben Shahn's New York: The Photography of Modern Times
Grey Art Gallery, New York University
Nov. 14, 2000-Jan. 27, 2001
Approximately 100 photos of the 1930s Lower East Side and Greenwich Village, where the celebrated American Social Realist lived.
Curators: Deborah Martin Kao, Fogg Art Museum; Laura Katzman, Randolph-Macon Woman's College; Jenna Webster, Fogg Art Museum.
Tour: The exhibition first appeared at the Phillips Collection (June 10-Aug. 27, 2000) and will travel to the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago (tba).
Catalogue: 350 pp., with essays by co-curators Kao, Katzman and Webster.
Funding: The National Endowment for the Humanities; Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; Abby Weed Grey Trust.
 
 
 
Milton Glaser
Bob Dylan
1966
  Milton Glaser Graphic Design: Design, Influence and Process
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Nov. 15, 2000-Jan. 21, 2001
Another showcase for work by the popular graphic designer (most famously of the I Love NY logo) -- celebrating him as the recipient of this year's Design Excellence Award from COLLAB, a group of design professionals who support the museum's contemporary design collections.
Curator: Kathryn B. Hiesinger, Philadelphia Museum.
 
 
 
Jill Shurtleff
Sensor for Women razor
1992
  Women Designers in the USA, 1900-2000: Diversity and Difference
Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York
Nov. 15, 2000-Feb. 25, 2001
Approximately 200 items designed for and by women.
Curator: Pat Kirkham, BGC.
Catalogue: 462 pp., $80 (hardcover). Essays by Kirkham; Penny Sparke, University of Kingston, England; Judith B. Gura, Pratt Institute, and freelance journalist; Leslie R. Close, independent landscape historian; Cheryl Buckley, University of Northumbria and author of Potters and Paintresses: Women Designers in the Pottery Industry, 1870-1955; Ellen Lupton, Maryland Institute College of Art, and adjunct curator at the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding: Barbara and Richard Debs; Barbara Goldsmith; Judith Leiber; Grace and Shepard Morgan; Tiffany & Co.; Charles Engelhard Foundation; CAP Foundation; Daniel and Joanna S. Rose; Linda Van Kooy; TIMEX; and an anonymous donor.
 
 
 
Page of a book Abeceda (A-B-C-D) written in 1922 by Viteslau Nezval, designs by Karel Teige
  Dreams and Disillusion: Karel Teige and the Czech Avant-Garde
Wolfsonian Florida International University, Miami Beach
Nov. 15, 2000-April 1, 2001
The first U.S. exhibition to showcase the work of the radical Modernist and leader of the 20th-century Czech avant-garde includes a full-scale model of his landmark minimalist dwelling, Surrealist collages, typographic experiments and graphic design.
Curator: Eric Dluhosch, MIT.
Funding: State of Florida; Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, Florida Arts Council; Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs through the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners; the Mayor and City Commission of the City of Miami Beach and the Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council; American Express Company; Continental Airlines; Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Foundation.
 
 
    Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Nov. 16, 2000-Feb. 4, 2001
The traveling multimedia exhibition exploring the oeuvre of the director, co-composer, costume designer and co-designer of masks and puppets of Disney's The Lion King.
Curators: Sherri Geldin and Charles Helm, Wexner Center. Organized at NMWA by Susan Fisher Sterling, NMWA.
Tour: Field Museum, Chicago (May 15-Oct. 14, 2001).
Catalogue: 240 pp., $49.50 (hardcover), $35.95 (softcover).
Funding: General Dynamics; Ford Motor Company; Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro; John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; PricewaterhouseCoopers; Columbus Foundation; Greater Columbus Arts Council; Ohio Arts Council; Wexner Center Foundation; NBBJ; Express; Marshall Field's; Historic Costume and Textiles Collection and Department of Theatre at the Ohio State University.
 
 
 
Nardo di Cione
Madonna and Child Entrhoned with Saints
  Nardo di Cione: The Reuniting of an Altarpiece
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Nov. 17, 2000-Feb. 18, 2001
The reunion of the early Renaissance painter's Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints with its uppermost panel, Christ Blessing. The two pictures were last seen together in 1851. Related works by Nardo di Cione will also be on view.
Curator: Elizabeth Easton, BMA.
Funding: Frank and Katherine Martucci.
 
 
 
Evaristo Baschenis
Accademia Musicale with a Self-Portrait of Evaristo Baschenis and a Portrait of Ottavio Agliardi
ca. 1665
  The Still Lifes of Evaristo Baschenis: The Music of Silence
Metropolitan Museum
Nov. 17, 2000-Mar. 4, 2001
15 paintings by the 17th-century Italian artist, on loan from private and public collections throughout northern Italy.
Curator: Andrea Bayer and Laurence B. Kanter, Metropolitan museum.
Funding: Banco Popolare di Bergamo.
 
 
 
Raoul De Keyser
Templeuve
1994
  Raoul De Keyser
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia
Nov. 17, 2000-Jan. 21, 2001
30 paintings, from 1980 to the present, by the Belgian abstract artist.
Curator: Gregory Salzman, guest curator.
Funding: Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Belgium; Pennsylvania Council on the Arts; Philadelphia Cultural Fund; Friends of the Galleries at Moore.
 
 
 
Liza Lou
Richard Nixon
1996
  Star-Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou
Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Nov. 17, 2000-Feb. 19, 2001
Beaded likenesses of each of the 42 American presidents.
Curator: Elizabeth Broun, director of the Smithsonian Art Museum.
 
 
 
Edward Ruscha
The Mountain
1998
  Ed Ruscha
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Nov. 18, 2000-Feb. 4, 2001
More than 80 of the L.A.-based Pop artist's paintings, drawings and photo-narrative books from 1960 to the present.
Curators: Kerry Brougher, Hirshhorn Museum.; Neal Benezra, Art Institute of Chicago (and formerly of the Hirshhorn).
Tour: The exhibition first appeared at the Hirshhorn (June 29-Sept. 17, 2000) and travels to the Miami Art Museum (March 22-June 3, 2001); the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth (July 1-Sept. 30, 2001); and the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England (Oct. 28-Jan. 3, 2002).
Catalogue: 196 pp., $39.95 (hardcover). With essays by Benezra, Brougher and Phyllis Rosenzweig, the Hirshhorn Museum.
Funding: Henry Luce Foundation; J. Tomilson and Janine Hill; Broad Art Foundation; Melva Bucksbaum; Emily Fisher Landau; State of Illinois.
 
 
 
Catherine Opie
Melissa and Lake, Durnham, North Carolina
1998
  Catherine Opie
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Nov. 18, 2000-Feb. 4, 2001
The lesbian tribe, via the New York-based photographer's "Portraits," "Houses and Landscapes," "Freeways," "Mini-malls" and "Domestic" series.
Curator: Organized by the Photographer's Gallery in London, the MCA presentation of the show is coordinated by Sylvia Chivaratanond.
Catalogue: 60 pp., $40 (hardcover). With an introduction by Kate Bush, the Photographer's Gallery, London; an interview by Russell Ferguson, L.A. MoCA; and an essay by critic and independent curator Joshua Decter.
Funding: Curt Alan Conklin; C. Bradford Smith; Donald L. Davis.
 
 
    Voyage of Discovery: The Landscape Photographs of Ray K. Metzker
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Nov. 18, 2000-Feb. 11, 2001
Photos of Italy, Turkey, France, Colorado, Wisconsin and Utah by an artist best known for his bold, urban images -- more than 100 prints created over the past 15 years, many of which have never before been exhibited.
Curators: Evan H. Turner, retired director of the Cleveland Museum of Art (and director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art from 1964 to 1977); Katherine Ware, Philadelphia Museum.
Catalogue: 168 pp., $50 (hardcover). With an essay and chronology by Turner.
 
 
 
Andy Warhol
Sixteen Jackies
1965
  Andy Warhol: Social Observer
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Nov. 18, 2000-Feb. 19, 2001
More than 86 paintings, prints, photographs and one film.
Curator: Jonathan Binstock, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Organized at the Corcoran by Jackie Serwer and Laura Coyle.
Tour: The exhibition first appeared at PAFA (June 17-Sept. 21, 2000).
Funding: Exxon Mobil; Mercedes Benz.
 
 
 
Jake and Dinos Chapman
"What the Hell, I-X"
(detail from series)
2000
  Disasters of War: Francisco de Goya, Henry Darger, Jake and Dinos Chapman
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City
Nov. 19, 2000-Feb. 25, 2001
Dinos and Jake Chapman do Goya and Darger does Bosch.
Curator: Klaus Biesenbach, P.S.1.
 
 
 
Georges Adéagbo
"La Colonisation Belge en Afrique Noir"
2000
  Georges Adéagbo: Abraham - L'ami de Dieu
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City
Nov. 19, 2000-March 2001
The African artist's site-specific installation designed to 'celebrate the essential moments of P.S.1's history.'
Curator: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, P.S.1.
Funding: Services Culturels de L'Ambassade Francaise: www.frenchculture.org, Air Afrique and CTL-Presse.de.
 
 
 
Graciela Iturbide
México, D.F. (Mexico City)
1972
  Images of the Spirit: Photographs by Graciela Iturbide
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton
Nov. 19, 2000-Jan. 7, 2001
A retrospective of the Latin American artist -- more than 100 gelatin silver prints documenting the hardscrabble lives of Mexican women.
Curator: Organized by the Alfred Stieglitz Center at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Tour: The exhibition first appeared at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (June 1-Sept. 24, 2000).
Catalogue: $40; With a preface by the poet and critic Roberto Tejada and an epilogue by the anthropologist Alfredo Lopez Austin, professor at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
Funding: U.S.-Mexico Fund for Culture; Bancomer Cultural Foundation; Rockefeller Foundation; Pew Charitable Trusts.
 
 
    Chant Avedissian: A Contemporary Artist of Egypt
Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
Nov. 19, 2000-Feb.19, 2001
A series of painted and stenciled panels cover the history of Egyptian iconography -- from the hieroglyphs and monuments of dynastic Egypt to King Farouk, President Nassar and modern diva Om Kalsoum.
Curator: Elizabeth Harney, NMAFA.
 
 
    The Art of Giving in the Middle Ages
J. Paul Getty Museum
Nov. 21, 2000-Feb. 4, 2001
Twenty illuminated manuscripts dating from the 11th to 16th century that focus on three themes: the models for giving found in the scripture and lives of the saints, the culture of giving in medieval society, the gift of the book in the Middle Ages and beyond.
Curator: Thomas Kren, Getty Museum.
 
 
 
Dorothea Tanning
Birthday
1942
  Dorothea Tanning: Birthday and Beyond
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Nov. 24, 2000-Jan. 7, 2001
Celebrates the museum's 1999 acquisition of Birthday (1942), a self-portrait painted by the artist when she was 32 years old. The 90-year-old artist helped select the 18 works, which accompany -- including paintings, sculpture and works on paper.
Curators: Anne Temkin and Michael Taylor, Philadelphia Museum.
 
 
 
Timo Sarpaneva
Lancet Vase
1953
  A Century of Design, Part III: 1950-1975
Metropolitan Museum
Nov. 28, 2000-April 1, 2001
More than 50 objects that characterize European and American design from the post-war years to the post-modern, by leading designers Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, Wharton Esherick, Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglione, more.
Curator: Jared Goss, Metropolitan Museum.
 
 
 
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