As American As... Parrish Museum of Art, Southampton, N.Y. Aug. 1-Sept. 19, 1999
100 works from the museum's permanent collection of American Art.
Curator: Parrish curator Alicia Longwell; guest curator Klaus Kertess.
Funding: Cowles Charitable Trust, et al.
Intrinsic Radiance: The Paintings of Philip Renteria The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Aug. 5-Sep. 12, 1999 Meditations on light via three paintings and more than a dozen works on paper by the late Houston artist (1947-1999), as part of a series honoring the Glassell School of Art faculty.
Funding: Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Lahr, Friends of Philip Renteria.
Georgia O'Keeffe: The Poetry of Things Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe
Aug. 6-Oct. 17, 1999 64 still lifes made from 1908 to 1963, exhibited with objects similar to those in the paintings.
Tour: Co-organized by the Phillips Collection and the Dallas Museum of Art, the show next appears at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor.
Andy Warhol Drawings, 1942-1987 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Aug. 8-Nov. 28, 1999 More than 200 works surveying the Pop icon's entire career.
Curators: Walker curators Mark Francis, Dieter Koepplin.
Catalogue essays: Francis, Koepplin.
Tour: The exhibition was organized by the Andy Warhol Museum and the Kunstmuseum Basel, and tours internationally following its premiere at the Walker.
The Fashionable Child of the 19th Century Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Aug. 12, 1999-Jan. 17, 2000
An exploration of changing attitudes towards children via 29 children's costumes.
Curator: Dale Carolyn Gluckman, LACMA curator of costumes and textiles.
Harry Callahan Photographs High Museum of Art, Atlanta Aug. 14-Nov. 6, 1999
The beach, the city and grasses in 85 works by the Atlanta artist, including his famed 1992 "Peachtree Series."
Funding: Met-Life, Georgia Pacific Corporation.
Malick Sidibé Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Aug. 14-Nov. 7, 1999 Around 70 black-and-white images of everyday life in Bamako, Mali, in the 1960s and '70s by the African photographer.
Curator: MCA curator Andre Magnin.
Small Aggressions: Works on Paper by Laylah Ali Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Aug. 14-Nov. 7, 1999
The African-American artist addresses images of racial discrimination and stereotyping in pastel-colored cartoon-like images.
Curators: MCA senior curator Francesco Bonami, curatorial assistant Heather Felty.
Head, Heart and Hands: Native American Craft Traditions in a Contemporary World American Craft Museum, N.Y.
Aug. 19-Oct. 10, 1999
An examination of tribal traditions in contemporary society via 50 examples of pottery, glassware, weaving, painting, sculpture, jewelry, carving and blowing by Native American craft artists.
Curator: Brion Clinkingbeard, curator and director of exhibitions, Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation.
Funding: Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
Modern Masters of Kyoto: Nihonga from the Griffith and Patricia Way Collection Seattle Asian Art Museum
Aug. 19, 1999-Feb. 13, 2000
19th-and-20th century paintings by Japanese artists who sought to modernize their artistic traditions, calling their work "Nihonga" in distinction from Western-style oil painting.
Guest curator: Michiyo Mmorioka.
Transmute Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Aug. 21-Nov. 7, 1999
40 contemporary artworks along with on-site computer kiosks and a web page that allow guests to become virtual curators and artists.
Curator: Joshua Decter, independent curator, critic, theorist and educator.
Funding: Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund.
Painted with Light: Photographs by the Seattle Camera Club Seattle Art Museum
Aug. 21, 1999-Feb. 6, 2000
Images from the 1920s and 1930s by such artists as Ella McBride, Frank Kunishige, Kyo Koike and others who promoted their work in the journal Notan.
Curators: Trevor Fairbrother, SAM curator of modern art and deputy director for Art/Jon, and SAM research associate Rock Hushka.
Francis Bacon: A Retrospective Exhibition Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Aug. 22-Oct. 24, 1999
50 paintings made between 1933 and 1990 by the British expressionist.
Organized by the Trust for Museum Exhibitions.
Curator: Dennis Farr, former director of the Courtauld Institute Galleries.
Catalogue essays: Dennis Farr, Sally Yard and Michael Peppiatt.
Tour: The exhibition originated at the Yale Center for British Art, and traveled to the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco.
Julia Margaret Cameron's Women San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Aug. 27-Nov. 30, 1999
57 vintage prints explore the Victorian construction of femininity.
Curator: Whitney photography curator Sylvia Wolf, previously of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Tour: The exhibition originated at the Art Institute of Chicago and traveled to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Catalogue essays: Sylvia Wolf, Phyllis Rose, Debra N. Namcoff.
Funding: American Airlines; National Endowment for the Arts.
Dog Haus: Architecture Unleashed Oakland Museum of California
Aug. 28-Oct. 17, 1999
Doghouses designed by 24 California architects, including one for a dog who lives with a homeless person.
Organized in conjunction with the Oakland SPCA.
Joe Coleman Wadsworth Atheneum
Aug. 29-Nov. 14, 1999
The New York "fringe" artist's first major museum show includes 12 acrylic-on-masonite portraits of criminals, insane people, public figures and himself.
Curator: Nicholas Baume, Wadsworth contemporary curator.
Funding: Lannan Foundation.