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      New This Month in U.S. Museums
 
 
 
Edgar Degas
Blue Dancers
ca. 1893
  Degas to Picasso: Painters, Sculptors and the Camera
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Oct. 1, 1999 - Jan. 2, 2000
An examination of the role of photography in the artistic process via 364 paintings, drawings, sculptures and photos made between 1885 and 1915.
Curator: Dorothy Kosinski, Dallas Museum of Art.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the Dallas Museum of Art and to the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao.
Funding: Bank of America.
 
 
 
Robert Heinecken
CBS Docudrama in Words
in Pictures

1985
  Robert Heinecken
Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art
Oct. 2, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
Over 150 provocative "photo-sculptures" on the subject of mass media.
Curator: Lynne Warren, MCA.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Feb. 13-Apr. 24, 2000).
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts.
 
 
 
Marc Quinn
No Visible Means
of Escape

1996
  SENSATION: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Oct. 2, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
The infamous exhibition denounced by Mayor Giuliani, featuring paintings, photographs, sculpture and installations from the collection of British advertising magnate Charles Saatchi.
Tour: The exhibition originated at the Royal Academy of Arts in London and traveled to the Hamburger Bahnof in Berlin.
Funding: Christie's, Time Out New York.
 
 
 
Evan Summer
Nocturne VIII
1989
  Evan Summer: Landscapes and Nocturnes
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Oct. 2, 1999-Jan. 16, 2000
Large-scale intaglios of barren panoramas by the Pennsylvania printmaker.
 
 
 
Brice Marden
Athena's Notebook (#5)
1980
  Brice Marden: Workbook Drawings
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Oct. 3, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
Workbooks of varying sizes in which the New York artist drew regularly from the 1960s to the present, along with works by those who inspired him, including Franz Kline and Jackson Pollock. The exhibition is based on a show organized by the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge, Mass., and the Winterthur Museum in Switzerland.
Curator: Barry Walker, MFAH.
 
 
 
James Schoppert
Another Feather from
Moon's Nest

1990
  Instruments of Change: James Schoppert Retrospective, 1947-1992
National Museum of the American Indian
Oct. 3, 1999-Feb. 6, 2000
Carvings, masks and poetry by the Alaskan artist.
 
 
 
Willie Doherty
Incident
1993
  From the Poetic to the Political: A Reading of Irish Art of the 1990s
McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Oct. 3-Dec. 12, 1999
40 paintings, installations, photography and videos by 13 artists from the collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) in Dublin.
Curator: Declan McGonagle, IMMA.
 
 
 
Set of Canopic jars
Dynasty 26 (664-525 B.C.)
Giza
  Searching For Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum
Birmingham (Ala.) Museum of Art
Oct. 3, 1999-Jan. 16, 2000
Over 130 objects dating from 5000 B.C. to 500 A.D., from sites along the Nile River. A 3,000-year-old mummy and its coffin will be on view in conjunction with the exhibition.
Curator: David Silverman, University of Pennsylvania Museum.
Catalogue essays: Silverman, David O'Connor, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.
 
 
    Tilman Riemenschneider: Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages
National Gallery of Art
Oct. 3, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
More than 50 fragments of altarpieces, cult figures and devotional objects.
Curator: Julien Chapuis, Metropolitan Museum Cloisters.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
 
 
 
Paula McCarty
Mouse Boy
1998
  Growing Up Post-Modern
University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, Ill.
Oct. 5-Nov. 7, 1999
An exploration of childhood at the end of the 20th century through photographs, sculpture, paintings and installation works by 14 artists.
Funding: Illinois Arts Council.
 
 
 
Jean-Auguste-Dominique
Ingres
Princesse Albert
de Broglie...

1853
  Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Oct. 5, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
A look at "Who's Who" of the ruling elite of France, via 40 paintings and 92 drawings from the Revolution to the Second Empire.
Curators: Gary Tinterow, Metropolitan Museum, Philip Conisbee, National Gallery of Art, Christopher Riopelle, National Gallery, London.
Catalogue essays: Georges Vigne, Andrew Shelton, Hans Naef, Robert Rosenblum, Rebecca Rabinow, Tinterow, Conisbee and Riopelle.
Tour: The exhibition was on view at the National Gallery, Washington, D.C., and the National Gallery, London, prior to its presentation at the Met.
Funding: The Florence Gould Foundation.
 
 
 
Carleton Watkins
View on the Columbia,
Cascades

1867
  Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception
Metropolitan Museum
Oct. 5, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
150 works by the American landscape photographer.
Organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, in conjunction with the Met and the Huntington Library, San Marino, Ca.
Funding: Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
 
 
 
Theodora Skipitares
Salem Wheel
1996
  Modern Odysseys: Greek American Artists of the 20th Century
Queens Museum of Art
Oct. 6, 1999-Jan. 30, 2000
Paintings, sculpture, photography and installations by 34 artists of Greek origin.
Curators: Peter H. Selz, independent curator, William R. Valerio, QMA.
Funding: J.F. Costopoulos Foundation, et al.
 
 
 
Aristide Maillol
Desire
1906-08
  Modern Starts: People
Museum of Modern Art
Oct. 7, 1999-Feb. 1, 2000
The first cycle of "MoMA2000," an examination of early modern figurative artists, from Matisse and Picasso to Lehmbruk and Posada.
 
 
 
Michelangelo Pistoletto
Venus of the Rags
1967
  Regarding Beauty: A View of Late 20th Century
Oct. 7, 1999-Jan. 17, 2000
The notion of beauty, via 70 works by 30 artists, including Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko and Lucian Freud.
Curators: Neal Benezra and Olga Viso, MoMA.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the Haus der Kunst in Munich.
 
 
    Rodin's Monument to Victor Hugo
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Oct. 7, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
20 sculptures by the artist, ranging from a small terracotta sketch to a life-size portrait in marble, as well as bronze figures, all relating to the Monument to Victor Hugo originally commissioned for the Panthéon in Paris.
Organized by the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation.
Tour: The exhibition premiered at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and traveled to the Portland Art Museum and Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in Jacksonville, Fla.
 
 
 
Liu Heung Shing
Young Toughs
1981
  China: 50 Years Inside the People's Republic
Asia Society, New York
Oct. 8, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
160 photographs by 33 artists from Asia, Europe and the U.S., including Sebastiao Salgado, Wu Jialin and Hiroji Kubota. Presented in collaboration with Aperture Foundation.
Tour: Following the Asia Society, the show travels to the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, the Sackler Gallery, Washington, D.C. and numerous other international venues.
Funding: Ford Motor Company.
 
 
 
Francesco Clemente
Contemplation
1990
  Francesco Clemente
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Oct. 8, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
More than 200 oil paintings, frescoes, watercolors, pastels, sculptures and book illustrations from the early '70s.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the Guggenheim, Bilbao.
Funding: Hugo Boss.
 
 
 
Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia
reading the Daily News
election results in 1941.
  The Italians of New York: Five Centuries of Struggle and Achievement
The New-York Historical Society
Oct. 8, 1999-Feb. 20, 2000
Photographs of Italian immigrants and Italian-Americans from Mayor LaGuardia to Joe DiMaggio.
 
 
 
Bruce Conner
Bombhead
1989
  2000 B.C.: THE BRUCE CONNOR STORY PART II
Walker Art Center
Oct. 9, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
150 paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints and photographs spanning five decades.
Curators: Joan Rothfuss, Walker Art Center; Bruce Jenkins, Harvard Film Archives; Peter Boswell, Miami Art Museum. Tour: The exhibition travels to the Forth Worth Modern Art Museum, the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco, and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.
 
 
 
Firefighter's mask
ca. 1910
France
  Masks: Faces of Culture
Saint Louis Art Museum
Oct. 9, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
An examination of masks in all their guises, from religious paraphenalia to movie props, with approximately 125 masks and 35 costumes.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Houston Museum of Fine Arts.
 
 
 
Paul Cézanne
Victor Chocquet
in an Armchair

ca. 1877
  Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from American Collections
Baltimore Museum of Art
Oct. 10, 1999-Jan. 30, 2000
Nearly 60 individual and group studies by such artists as Cézanne, Degas, Manet, Monet and Renoir.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and the Cleveland Museum of Art.
 
 
 
Edward Hicks
Peaceable Kingdom
1844-46
(detail)
  The Kingdoms of Edward Hicks
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Oct. 10, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
More than 80 paintings, decorative objects, manuscript materials and memoirs by the Quaker missionary, including several versions of his famous work, The Peaceable Kingdom (1826).
Tour: The exhibition originated at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and travels to the Denver Art Museum (Feb. 5-Apr. 30, 2000) and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M.H. De Young Memorial Museum (Sept. 24, 2000 -Feb. 7, 2001).
Funding: J.P. Morgan, Pew Charitable Trust.
 
 
 
Lee Krasner
Self-Portrait
ca. 1930
  Lee Krasner
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Oct. 10, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
Over 50 paintings, drawings and collages by the Abstract Expressionist who married Jackson Pollock.
Curator: Robert Hobbs, independent curator.
Funding: Robert Lehman Foundation, Inc.
Tour: After debuting at LACMA, the exhibition travels to Des Moines Art Center, Akron Art Museum and the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
 
 
 
Joseph Richardson
Teapot
ca. 1750-60
  Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680-1758
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Oct. 10, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
A look at how artists and artisans of the Delaware Valley transformed the European Baroque esthetic into an American regional style, including furniture, textiles, silver, metalwork, ceramics, prints, maps, books and paintings.
Curator: Jack L. Lindsey. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Funding: J.P. Morgan.
 
 
    Gestures: Postwar American and European Abstraction from the Permanent Collection
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Oct. 10, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
An overview of Abstract Expressionism and the concurrent art informel movement in Europe, including works by Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock and Hans Hartung.
Curator: Jill Martinez, LACMA.
 
 
 
Mimmo Palodino
There will be no title
1986
  Minimalia: An Italian Vision in 20th-Century Art
P.S. 1 Contemporary Arts Center
Oct. 10, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
Sculpture, photography, painting, drawing and installation explored according to the themes of simplification and reduction, including work by Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Francesco Clemente.
Curator: Achille Bonito Oliva.
Funding: Illycaffe.
 
 
 
Adrian de Vries
Rearing Horse
1605-10
  Adrian de Vries: Imperial Sculptor
J. Paul Getty Museum
Oct. 12, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
Bronze sculptures that foreshadowed the emergence of the Baroque style in 17th-century Europe.
Curators: Frits Scholten, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; Gorel Cavali-Bjorkman, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm; Peter Fusco, Getty Museum.
Catalogue essays: Frits Scholten.
Tour: The exhibition premiered at the Rijksmuseum and traveled to the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm.
 
 
    Art and Science: Joris Hoefnagel and the Representation of Nature in the Renaissance
J. Paul Getty Museum
Oct. 12, 1999-Jan. 16, 2000
An illuminated manuscript created for Emperor Rudolf II, grandson of Ferdinand I, featuring colorful paintings of flowers, insects, small animals and other items found in nature.
 
 
 
Ray and Charles on the
newly constructed steel frame
of their house in
Pacific Palisades, California,
1949
  The Work of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Oct. 12, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
More than 500 pieces of furniture, drawings, models, photographs, films, videos, toys and prototypes by the husband and wife team.
Funding: Herman Miller, Inc., Maharam and Shaw Contract.
 
 
 
John Salvest
Meditation 7.21
1997
(detail)
  John Salvest: Time on His Hands
Phoenix Art Museum
Oct. 12, 1999-Jan. 23, 2000
Recent sculptures and a wall installation made from mundane, everyday objects.
Curator: Kim Levin, president of the International Association of Art Critics and regular contributor to The Village Voice.
 
 
 
Labrang woman's ensemble
Northeastern Tibet
1920-30
  From the Sacred Realm: Treasures of Tibetan Art in the Collection of the Newark Museum
Newark Museum
Oct. 15, 1999-Jan. 20, 2000
More than 300 ancient and recent artworks and artifacts, including tents, furniture, sculpture, paintings, costumes and personal objects, all from the Museum's permanent collection.
Curator: Valrae Reynolds, Newark Museum.
Catalogue essays: Janet Gyatso, Amherst college; Amy Helloer, independent scholar of Tibetan art history; Dan Martin, Tibetan studies scholar.
Funding: Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities.
 
 
 
Gilles Barbier
How to Better Guide
Our Daily Life
  Gilles Barbier: Clones
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Wash.
Oct. 15, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
The Marseille-based artist's life-like wax self-portraits show the artist engaged in various masquerades, along with video works, large-scale installations, photographs and paintings. The exhibition is part of Cote d'Ouest, a series of exhibitions by contemporary French artists in American venues along the West Coast.
Curator: Thom Collins.
Funding: Association Française d'Action Artistique and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.
 
 
    Leon Golub
Bucknell University Gallery, Bucknell, Pa.
Oct. 15-Dec. 10, 1999
Social and political commentary from 1994 to the present.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the Saidye Bronfman Centre in Montreal and the College of Charleston.
 
 
 
Edward Stewart and
Stephanie Smith
Sustain
1995
  Seeing Time: Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection of Media Art
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Oct. 15, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
Film and video installations, single-channel videotapes and photo-based artworks by contemporary artists such as Mariko Mori, Bruce Nauman and Dara Birnbaum provide an overview of media art forms.
Curator: Robert R. Riley, SFMOMA, Thea Westrich.
Catalogue essays: David Ross, Robert R. Riley, Marita Sturken, Chrissie Iles, Thea Westreich.
 
 
 
Leo Kenney
Enchanted Rock
1946
  What it Meant to be Modern: Seattle Art at Mid-Century
Henry Art Gallery
Oct. 15, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
Over 100 sculptures, paintings and drawings by artists working in the Northwest from 1932 to 1962.
Funding: Museum Loan Network.
 
 
 
Bill Viola
The Crossing
1996
  Bill Viola
Art Institute of Chicago
Oct. 16, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
Around 40 works created by the media artist between 1972 and 1996, including large-scale installations, single-channel videos and pages from the artist's notebooks.
Curator: David A. Ross (while at the Whitney Museum of American Art).
Tour: The exhibition originated at the Whitney and traveled to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
 
 
 
Brassaï
Balloon Seller,
Montsouris Park, Paris

1931-34
  Brassaï: The Eye of Paris
National Gallery of Art
Oct. 17, 1999-Jan. 16, 2000
125 photographs by the legendary artist of the Parisian night.
Curator: Anne Tucker, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Catalogue Essay: Anne Tucker.
 
 
    The Experimental Exercise of Freedom: Lygia Clark, Gego, Mathias Goeritz, Hélio Oiticica and Mira Schendel
Museum of Contemporary Art and the Geffen Contemporary
Oct. 17, 1999-Jan. 23, 2000
Around 100 works from the late 1950s to the 1970s by Latin American artists.
Funding: The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.
 
 
    Barbara Kruger
The Geffen Contemporary at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Oct. 17, 1999-Feb. 13, 2000
Power, sexuality and representation addressed via photographic prints, etched metal plates, audio and video installations, and billboards. New work specially made for the exhibition is also included.
Curator: Ann Goldstein, LA MOCA.
Catalogue essays: Rosalyn Deutsche, Katherine Dieckmann, Ann Goldstein, Steven Heller, Gary Indiana, Carol Squiers.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the Whitney Museum of Art in New York and other venues to be announced.
 
 
 
Francisco Oller y Cestero
Still Life with Coconuts
ca. 1893
  Latin American Still Life: Reflections of Time and Place
Katonah Museum of Art
Oct. 17, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
Paintings, sculptures, photographs and mixed media installations by Frida Kahlo, Tina Modotti, Diego Rivera and others.
Curators: Edward Sullivan, New York University, Clayton Kirking, Parsons School of Design.
 
 
 
Portrait of a Married Couple
Roman
between 55-79 AD
  Pompeii: Life in a Roman Town
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Oct. 17, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
More than 400 wall frescoes, blown glass, bronze instruments and other artifacts salvaged from the ruins of Mt. Vesuvius.
Curators: Nancy Thomas, LACMA, Tina Oldknow, independent curator.
Funding: IBM.
 
 
 
Lauren Greenfield
Ashleigh, 13, practice
on the day of
her Bat Mitzvah...

1993
  The Changing Face of Family: Photographs from the Collection of the Jewish Museum
Jewish Museum
Oct. 17, 1999-Feb. 6, 2000
Photography's role in the construction of the notion of family is examined through 40 images from the invention of the medium to the present, all drawn from the museum's collection.
Curator: Michelle Lapine, Jewish Museum.
 
 
 
John Singer Sargent
Ena and Betty, Daughters
of Asher and Mrs.
Wertheimer
1901
  John Singer Sargent: Portraits of the Wertheimer Family
Jewish Museum
Oct. 17, 1999-Feb. 6, 2000
12 paintings of the London art dealer Asher Wertheimer with his family, painted between 1898 and 1908..
Curator: Norman L. Kleeblatt and Michelle Lapine, Jewish Museum.
Catalogue essays: Kleeblatt, Kathleen Adler, Trevor Fairbrother, Lapine.
Tour: The exhibition travels to New Orleans, Richmond, Va., and Seattle.
Funding: Morris S. and Florence H. Bender Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Betty and John Levin.
 
 
    Propaganda and Dreams
International Center of Photography
Oct. 20, 1999-Feb. 13, 2000
Over 200 works explore the similarities between FDR's Farm Security Administration photography and Social Realism.
Curator: Leah Bendavid Val, independent curator.
Tour: The exhibition premiered at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
 
 
 
François Lemoyne
Head of Omphale, Study
for "Hercules and
Omphale"

1724
  Watteau and his World: French Drawing from 1700 to 1750
Frick Collection
Oct. 20, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
65 sheets by the French School Old Master draughtsman and 12 of his forebears and followers, including François Boucher and Claude Gillot.
Curator: Alan P. Wintermute, Christie's senior specialist of Old Master paintings.
Catalogue essays: Alan P. Wintermute, Pierre Rosenberg, Musée du Louvre, Paris; Margaret Morgan Grasselli, National Gallery of Art; Colin B. Bailey, National Gallery of Canada.
Tour: After its presentation at the Frick, the exhibition travels to the National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa.
Funding: The Florence Gould Foundation.
 
 
 
Beads
ca. 2200-1600 BC
Afghanistan
  The Beaded Universe: Strands of Culture
American Craft Museum
Oct. 21, 1999-Jan. 30, 2000
Jewelry, talismans, clothing, handbags, shoes and other artifacts from around the world, along with room-sized installations by contemporary artists. The exhibition is based on the book The History of Beads: From 30,000 BC to the Present Day by Lois Sherr Dubin.
Curator: Martha W. Longenecker, Mingei International Museum, San Diego, Ca.
Funding: BP Amoco.
 
 
    New Work: Jim Hodges
Miami Art Museum
Oct. 22, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
The New York artist transforms everyday items into complex art.
 
 
 
Edward Hopper
Hill and Houses, Maine
1927
(detail)
  Edward Hopper: The Watercolors
National Museum of American Art and its Renwick Gallery
Oct. 22, 1999-Jan. 3, 2000
The first major exhibition of the American artist's work in 40 years, featuring 56 watercolors made between 1923 and the mid 1940s.
Curators: Virginia M. Mecklenberg, NMAA, Margaret Lynne Ausfeld, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.
Tour: From the Smithsonian National Museum of American Art, the exhibition travels to the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts in Montgomery, Alabama.
Funding: Sara Roby Foundation, Thelma and Melvin Lenkin, et al.
 
 
 
Kenneth Riley
The Bride
1999
  34th Annual Cowboy Artists of America Sale and Exhibition
Phoenix Art Museum
Oct. 23-Nov. 21, 1999
More than 100 new works by the members of the Cowboy Artists of America.
 
 
 
Jan van Leeuwen
Sunflowers
1995, printed 1999
  Janna Dekker and Jan van Leeuwen Photographs: Contemporary Dutch Still Lifes
Cleveland Museum of Art
Oct. 23, 1999-Jan. 12, 2000
Black-and-white nudes and portraits and cyanotype blueprints complementing the exhibition "Still-Life Paintings from the Netherlands, 1550-1720," at the CMA.
 
 
 
Façade
"Grandfather's House"
20th century
  Explore Korea: A Visit to Grandfather's House
Seattle Art Museum
Oct. 23, 1999-Oct. 2000
A simulated village home erected in the gallery provides an interactive look at the Korean lifestyle.
Curators: William J. Rathburn and Sarah Loudon, SAM.
Funding: The Korea Foundation.
 
 
 
Friedrich Seidenstücker
Untitled (Sch)
ca. 1930
  "Ghost in the Shell" -- Photography and the Human Soul, 1850-2000
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Oct. 24, 1999-Jan. 16, 2000
Photographers' attempts to capture more than just a face, via 175 prints, books, multimedia works, videos and a video projection installation.
Curator: Robert A. Sobieszek, LACMA
 
 
    Art of Ancient and Medieval Georgia
Walters Art Gallery
Oct. 24, 1999-Jan.16, 2000
5,000 years of culture through 150 works.
Tour: The exhibition will travel to the Mingei International Museum of Folk Art and the Houston Museum of Fine Arts.
 
 
 
Jim Dine
Green Suit
1959
  Jim Dine: Walking Memory, 1959-1969
Cincinnati Art Museum
Oct. 24, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
The self, the body and memory are addressed in paintings, performance, mixed-media assemblages and sculpture by the Cincinnati native.
Curators: Germano Celant and Clare Bell, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Tour: The exhibition originated at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.
Funding: Florence Gould Foundation.
 
 
    Music for the Eyes: The Fine Art of African Musical Instruments
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Oct. 24, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
An interactive exhibition geared toward families and children.
Curators: Elisabeth L. Cameron, Jane Burrell, Elizabeth Caffry, all of LACMA.
 
 
 
William Gainsborough
The Linley Sisters
(Mrs. Sheridan and
Mrs. Tickell)

probably 1772
  From Rembrandt to Gainsborough: Masterpieces from the Dulwich Picture Gallery
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Oct. 24, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
Baroque-era paintings by Peter Paul Rubens, Nicolas Poussin, William Hogarth and many more.
Curators: Desmond Shawe-Taylor and Ian A.C. Dejardin of the Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Catalogue Essays: Giles Waterford, former director, Dulwich Picture Gallery: Desmond Shawe-Taylor; Ian A.C. Dejardin.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville.
Funding: The Ford Motor Company.
 
 
    From Schongauer to Holbein: Master Drawings from Basel and Berlin
National Gallery of Art
Oct. 24, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
Works on paper by Renaissance artists drawn from two of the foremost collections of early German drawings, the Art Museum in Basel and the Print Room in Berlin.
Curator: Andrew Robison, National Gallery of Art.
 
 
    Martin Puryear: Commission for the Getty Center
J. Paul Getty Museum
Oct. 26, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000
Stainless steel and bronze sculpture erected for the Getty Center's Tram Arrival Plaza presented along with drawings and photographs intended to elucidate the piece.
 
 
    William Eggelston and the Color Tradition
J. Paul Getty Museum
Oct. 26, 1999-Jan. 30, 2000
46 images that helped to establish the artist in the 1970s as one of the first serious non-commercial photographers working in color, along with works by 13 other artists who were influenced by him.
Curators: Judith Keller and Mikka Gee, Getty Museum.
 
 
 
Le Preson, V the Prisons,
Venice
  Two Views of Venice: Canaletto and Menpes
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Oct. 26-Dec. 19, 1999
28 etchings by the 18th-century Venetian painter Caneletto and 22 by Australian-born British artist Menpes (1855-1938).
Curator: Rosemary T. Smith, professor of art history at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Catalogue essays: Rosemary T. Smith; Frederick G. Schab.
Funding: Arthur Ross Foundation.
 
 
 
Patrick Caulfield
Foyer
1973
  Patrick Caulfield: A Retrospective
Yale Center for British Art
Oct. 27, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
Over 50 brightly colored, sleek paintings by the British Pop artist.
Organized by the Hayward Gallery, London, and the British Council.
Catalogue essays: Patrick Caulfield, Bryan Robertson, Susan Ferleger Brades, Andrea Rose.
 
 
 
Annie Liebovitz
Akke Alma, Showgirl,
Stardust Casino,
Las Vegas, Nevada

1996
  Annie Liebovitz: Women
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Oct. 27, 1999-Feb. 28, 2000
More than 70 portraits of significant women in contemporary culture, including Hillary Rodham Clinton, Gloria Steinem and Toni Morrison.
Catalogue Essay: Susan Sontag.
 
 
    Modern Starts: Places
Museum of Modern Art
Oct. 28, 1999-Mar. 14, 2000
Part of the first cycle of MoMA2000, an exploration of the geographical sites represented in works created between 1880 and 1920, from images by French landscape artists Cezanne and Atget, to modern cityscapes by de Chirico and Léger.
 
 
 
Eastman Johnson
Girl in Barn (Sarah May)
ca. 1877-78
  Eastman Johnson: Painting America
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Oct. 29, 1999-Feb. 6, 2000
70 paintings and 32 drawings by the 19th-century American artist, including portraits of Emerson and Longfellow.
Curators: Teresa A. Carbone, BMA; Patricia Hills, Eastman Johnson scholar.
Catalogue essays: Teresa A. Carbone, Patricia Hill, Anne Rose, Jane Weiss.
Tour: The exhibition travels to the San Diego Museum of Art (Feb. 6-May 21, 2000), and Seattle Art Museum (June 8-Sept. 10, 2000).
Funding: The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc., Mr. and Mrs. John S. Tamagni, Blair W. Effron.
 
 
 
Albert Bierstadt
The Sacramento
River Valley

ca. 1872-73
  Pacific Arcadia: Images of California, 1600-1915
San Diego Museum of Art
Oct. 30, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
The changing imagery of the California dream, via 250 paintings, drawings, photos, maps, prints and advertisements. "Picturing Paradise: San Diego in the Eye of the Artist, 1875-1940" runs in conjunction with "Pacific Arcadia," from Oct. 30-Jan. 9, 2000.
Curator: Claire Perry, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University.
Tour: The exhibition originated at the Cantor Arts Center.
Funding: Ford Motor Company.
 
 
 
Sam Bookatz
Night Glow
1951
  Sam Bookatz
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Oct. 30, 1999-Feb. 13, 2000
Figurative drawings and Cubist-inspired canvases by the Washington-based mid-century artist.
Curator: Bill Christenberry, Corcoran College of Art and Design.
Funding: Evelyn Stefansson Nef.
 
 
 
David Bailly
Self-Portrait with an
Allegorical Still Life

1651
  Still-Life Paintings from the Netherlands, 1550-1720
Cleveland Museum of Art
Oct. 31, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000
A slice of Dutch life in the prosperous 16th and 17th centuries, via 75 works by Rembrandt, Pieter Aertsen, Pieter Claesz and more.
Curators: Alan Chong, Art Gallery of Ontario (formerly of the CMA), Wouter Kloek, Rijksmuseum, Diane de Grazia, CMA.
Tour: The exhibition originated at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.