Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler
Peas, Carrots, Potatoes
Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
Oct. 1-Dec. 30, 2005
Sculptures and installations, as well as models and video documents of site-specific works by the duo of Ericson and Ziegler, including the "The Diana Series," a group of drawings for uncompleted projects Curators: Bill Arning, Ian Berry
Catalogue: 208 pp.
Tour: MIT List Visual Arts Center; Austin Museum of Art
Funding: NEA, Peter Norton Family Foundation, Judith Rothschild Foundation, Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation
Also on view: "Opener 10: Kathy Butterly," Oct. 1-Dec. 30, 2005

Candida Hofer
U-Bahnstation Theaterplatz Oslo II 2000
Norton Museum of Art
Oct. 1, 2005–Jan. 1, 2006
50 large-scale chromogenic prints of monumental interiors borrowed from the studio of the German artist, marking the first survey of her work in North America
Curator: Virginia Heckert
Catalogue: 112 pp., $28
Funding: NEA, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e.V., Stuttgart
Tour: University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach; Frye Art Museum, Seattle; Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Museum of Art, Brigham Young University; Knoxville Museum of Art

Jean-Michel Basquiat
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Oct. 1, 2005-Jan. 8, 2006
100+ rarely seen paintings loaned from private collections, including important works by Georgia O’Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, Jackson Pollack, Andy Warhol, Philip Guston and Jean-Michel Basquiat
Curator: Lynn Marsden-Atlass
Catalogue: $49.95
Funding: 200th Anniversary Circle, Bank of America, Bucks Magazine
Also on view: "Ellen Harvey: Mirror," Oct. 15, 2005-Jan. 8, 2006

James Tissot
The Thames
Baltimore Museum of Art
Oct. 2–Dec. 31, 2005
11 paintings, 1 pastel and a sketchbook by Monet along with ca. 130 works by other artists, including Charles-Francoise Daubigny, Andre Derain, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Camille Pissaro, James Tissot and James McNeill Whistler
Curators: Elizabeth A. Easton, Jennifer Hardin
Catalogue: 216 pp., $35
Funding: DLA Piper Rudnick Gray & CaryUS LLP, Sweet 'N Low, Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg and the Brooklyn Museum

Jean Prouvé
Tropical House
Armand Hammer Museum of Art
Oct. 4-Nov. 27, 2005
The two-week installation and deinstallation processes are integral to the exhibition of this prefabricated metal house designed by Prouvé in 1949
Curator: Robert Rubin
Funding: Sotheby’s, Cultural Services of the French Consulate in Los Angeles
Tour: This show originated at the Yale School of Architecture

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio)
Portrait of Alfonso d'Avalos
J. Paul Getty Museum
Oct. 4, 2005–Feb. 5, 2006
Centered around the recently acquired Portrait of Alfonso d'Avalos, this exhibition focuses on the Venetian painter, including illustrated books from the museum archive and a painting on loan from Madrid’s Prado

Thomas Gainsborough
The Cottage Door
ca. 1780
Courtesy of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Yale Center for British Art
Oct. 6-Dec. 31, 2005
Paintings, prints and drawings related to Gainsborough’s theme of the cottage and cottage life, including his 1780 The Cottage Door
Catalogue: 208 pp., $65

Katsuma Chieko
Untitled (Mudai)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Oct. 7, 2005-July 9, 2006
60 examples made by more than 35 artists over the last two decades, illustrating Japan’s vibrant ceramics culture
Curator: Joe Earle
Catalogue: 112 pp., $24.95
Also on view: "Contemporary Cloth: Stoles by Minagawa Makiko," Oct. 7, 2005-July 9, 2006

Himachal Pradesh, Guler Workshop
Illustration from a Devimahatmya: Durga Engages the Buffalo Titan
ca. 1825
Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Ramesh and Urmil Kapoor
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena
Oct. 7, 2005–Mar. 27, 2006
Ca. 70 artworks from India, Tibet, Nepal and Southeast Asia illustrate the dual nature of the Hindu goddess Durga
Curators: Pratapaditya Pal, Christine Knoke
Catalogue: 48 pp., $14.95

Edward Burtynsky
Nickel Tailings #34, Sudbury, Ontario
Brooklyn Museum
Oct. 7, 2005–Jan. 15, 2006
60+ works by the Toronto-born photographer, charting landscapes of ecological desolation from all over the world
Curator: Marilyn Kushner
Catalogue: 150 pp., $55

Oscar Bleumer
Midsummer Moon
Whitney Museum of American Art
Oct. 7, 2005-Feb. 19, 2006
Survey of the entire oeuvre of this early 20th century American artist, examining everything from his first architectural renderings to his later, intensely symbolic, color-infused landscapes
Curator: Barbara Haskell
Catalogue: 240 pp., $70
Funding: American Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Dr. and Mrs. Henry Kaufman, Henry Luce Foundation, Inc., Shen Family Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Katz, Karen and Kevin Kennedy Foundation, Laurie Tisch Foundation
Also on view: "My Hand Outstretched: Films By Robert Beavers," Oct. 7–Oct. 30, 2005; "Raymond Pettibon," Oct. 8, 2005–Feb. 19, 2006; "Rob Fischer," Oct. 27, 2005–Jan. 22, 2006

Traveling dressing case and fittings
Manufactured by Asprey & Son
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Oct. 7, 2005-May 7, 2006
Objects selected by the Nigerian-English artist that relate to the concept of travel, including bird cages, the Hewitt sisters’ travel diaries, images of cars, trains, boats, shoes, balloons and carriages, along with site-specific sculptures of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt by Shonibare
Funding: Peter Norton Family Foundation, Joel and Anne Ehrenkranz, Getty Foundation

General Idea
Liquid Assets
Andy Warhol Museum
Oct. 8-Dec. 31, 2005
200+ prints, postcards, posters, photo-based projects, series publications, flags and crests by the Canadian conceptual art team General Idea, along with three major installations and many unique works custom-made for the Warhol appearance
Curator: Barbara Fischer
Catalogue: 311 pp., $25
Tour: This show originated at the Blackwood Gallery, Toronto

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Landscape with Windmill and a Country Estate (detail)
ca. 1651
Milwaukee Art Museum
Oct. 8, 2005-Jan. 8, 2006
27 Rembrandt drawings and prints, plus works by Roelant Savery, David Vinckboons, Jacques de Gheyn II, Hendrick Avercamp, Jan van Goyen, Esaias van de Velde, Jan Lievens, Lambert Doomer, Philips Koninck, Nicolaes Maes, Salomon de Bray, Govaert Flinck and Adriaen van Ostade
Curator: Marian Bisanz-Prakken
Funding: Wisconsin Energy Foundation, Argosy Foundation

Winslow Homer
West Point, Prout’s Neck
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Oct. 9, 2005–Jan. 16, 2006
Exhibition of 10 oil paintings, 11 watercolors, 17 drawings and etchings and one photograph, along with ca. 120 rarely seen wood engravings, which ambitiously hopes to contextualize the objects in such a way as to ask questions about the relationship between art and history
Curator: Marc Simpson

Camille Claudel
Vertumnus and Pomona
Photo: Musée Rodin /Erick and Petra Hemerg
Detroit Institute of Arts
Oct. 9, 2005-Feb. 5, 2006
130+ works by two 19th century French sculptors, along with more than 50 related letters and photographs charting their passionate personal relationship
Curator: Alan P. Darr
Catalogue: 384 pp., $65
Funding: DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, City of Detroit

Carsten Höller
Upside Down Mushroom Room
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Oct. 9, 2005-Feb. 20, 2006
30 artists whose works experiment with transcending everyday physical and mental conditions, from Carsten Höller's Upside Down Mushroom Room (2000), featuring several three-meter high psychotropic mushroom sculptures suspended from the ceiling, to Chiho Aoshima’s City Glow (2005), a multi-screen digital animation portraying a futuristic skyscraper city transformed into worm-like creatures with human faces
Curators: Paul Schimmel, Gloria Sutton
Catalogue: 248 pp., $39.95
Funding: Lillian and Jon Lovelace, Audrey M. Irmas, Jennifer and Manfred Simchowitz, Catharine and Jeffrey Soros, Altria Group, Inc., more

Frederic Edwin Church
The Catskill Creek
ca. 1845
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Oct. 9, 2005-Jan. 8, 2006 
Landscape oil sketches by the American Romantic painter, with American vistas as well as images from journeys to South America, Europe and the Near East
Curator: Kevin Avery
Catalogue: 71 pp., $24.95
Funding: Olana Partnership, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Wells Fargo, AXA Financial

Charles-Alphonse-Achille Gumery
Achilles Wounded in the Heel by Paris
Dahesh Museum of Art/Princeton University Art Museum
Oct. 11, 2005-Jan. 22, 2006
133 paintings and sculptures (half at each institution) charting the impact of the renowned classical poet on David, Ingres, David d’Angers, Rude, Flandrin, Regnault, Carpeaux and others, from the collection of France’s leading art school
Curators: Emmanuel Schwartz, Roger Diederen, Betsy Rosasco
Catalogue: 384 pp., $65.00
Funding: NEA, Grand Marnier Foundation, Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation, New York Council for the Humanities, Helmsley Park Lane Hotel

Hans Memling
Portrait of a Man
ca. 1470
Frick Collection
Oct. 12–Dec. 31, 2005
20+ works by the Dutch master Hans Memling (ca. 1435–94) and his school, focusing on portraits executed during the last 25 years of his life
Curator: Colin B. Bailey
Catalogue: 191 pp., $40
Funding: Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, Melvin R. Seiden in honor of Joseph Koerner, Meg Koster, Leo Anselm Koerner, more

Christian Jankowksi
The Holy Artwork
Courtesy of Klosterfelde and maccarone, inc.
MIT List Visual Arts Center
Oct. 14-Dec. 31, 2005
10 film and video installations as well as 54 photographs by one of Germany's most prominent young artists
Curator: Jeff Fleming
Catalogue: 200 pp.
Funding: Altria Foundation, Institute for Museum and Library Services, Goethe-Institut
Tour: Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool, Feb. 9-Apr. 2, 2005

Price Tower Construction Photograph, 1952-1956
Price Arts Tower, Bartlesville, Okla.
Oct. 14, 2005-Jan. 15, 2006
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Price Tower building, this exhibition brings together 108 drawings, models, photographs, documents and building components showing Wright’s design progression from the Larkin Building to the Johnson Wax Research Tower to the Price Tower. The installation is designed by Zaha Hadid.
Curators: Richard P. Townsend, Mónica Ramírez-Montagut
Catalogue: 176 pp., $49.95
Funding: NEA, Henry Luce Foundation
Tour: Yale University, Feb. 5-May 6, 2006; National Building Museum, June 17-Sept. 17, 2006

Sam Gilliam
All Cats Are Grey at Night
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Oct. 15, 2005-Jan. 2, 2006
Ca. 50 monumental paintings, elaborate mixed-media constructions and installations by Gilliam, including his famous paintings on draped fabric
Curator: Jonathan P. Binstock
Catalogue: 240 pp., $34.95
Funding: Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, NEA, Ellen and Gerry Sigal, Friends of the Corcoran
Tour: Speed Art Museum, Louisville, June 6–Sept. 3, 2006; Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, Oct. 11–Dec. 31, 2006; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Feb. 10-May 6, 2007

Hatshepsut wearing the nemes headdress (detail)
Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut (1473-1458 BC)
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco
Oct.  15, 2005-Feb. 5, 2006
Ca. 300 objects telling the story of the reign of the Egyptian queen, including royal statuary and reliefs, monumental sculptures representing members of the royal court, a wide variety of ceremonial and decorative objects, gold jewelry and other personal items
Curators: Renée Dreyfus, Catharine H. Roehrig, Cathleen A. Keller
Catalogue: 600 pp., hardcover $75, paperback $50
Funding: Federal Council on the Arts and Humanities, NEA
Tour: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mar. 21-July 9, 2006; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Aug. 27-Dec. 10, 2006

Rachel Whiteread
Untitled (Gray)
Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis
Oct. 15, 2005-Apr. 26, 2006
Minimalism and its discontents, via Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Robert Gober, Felix Gonzales-Torres, Roni Horn, Donald Judd, Barnett Newman, Richard Tuttle and Rachel Whiteread

Gad Shaanan Design, Inc.
Spider Boot Antipersonnel Mine Foot Protection System
Museum of Modern Art
Oct. 16, 2005-Jan. 2, 2006
300+ contemporary products and prototypes designed to help protect body and mind from dangerous or stressful circumstances, respond to emergencies, ensure clarity of information and provide a sense of comfort and security
Curators: Paola Antonelli, Patricia Juncosa Vecchierini
Catalogue: 216 pp., $29.95
Funding: Willis Group Holdings Ltd., Lily Auchincloss Foundation
Also on view: "Stillness: Michael Snow/Sam Taylor-Wood," Oct. 5–Nov. 28; 2005; "Between Representation and Abstraction," Oct. 19, 2005–Jan. 9, 2006; "New Photography '05: Carlos Garaicoa, Bertien van Manen, Phillip Pisciotta, Robin Rhode," Oct. 21, 2005–Jan. 16, 2006

Huang Yong Ping
The History of Chinese Painting and the History of Modern Western Art Washed in the Washing Machine for Two Minutes
Walker Art Center
Oct. 16, 2005-Jan. 15, 2006
First retrospective of this contemporary Chinese artist, featuring works that cross-pollinate Western Dada with Chinese traditions of Zen and Taoism
Curators: Philippe Vergne, Doryun Chong
Catalogue: 254 pp., $39.95
Funding: Altria Group, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, étant donnés: The French-American Fund for Contemporary Art, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
Tour: Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art; venues in Asia and Europe TBA

Frank Lloyd Wright
Table lamp
Cleveland Museum of Art
Oct. 16, 2005-Jan. 8, 2006
300 objects, including furniture, ceramics, metalwork, textiles and works on paper -- borrowed from 75 institutions -- by masters of the Arts and Crafts movement such as William Morris, M.H. Baillie Scott, Henry Van de Velde, Peter Behrens, Josef Hoffmann, Eliel Saarinen, Gustav Stickley, Greene and Greene and Frank Lloyd Wright
Curator: Wendy Kaplan
Catalogue: 320 pp., $60
Funding: Max Palevsky, NEA, Chase
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Milwaukee Art Museum

Vincent Van Gogh
Café Terrace on the Place du Forum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Oct. 18–Dec. 31, 2005
100+ works in pen and ink, graphite, chalk, charcoal and watercolor (along with a group of related paintings) lent by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and public and private collections
Curators: Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein, Sjraar van Heugten, Marije Vellekoop
Catalogue: 392 pp., $65
Funding: United Technologies Corporation
Also on view: "Pearls of the Parrot of India: The Emperor Akbar’s Illustrated ‘Khamsa,’ 1597-98," Oct. 14, 2005-Jan. 29, 2006; "Santiago Calatrava: Sculpture into Architecture," Oct. 18, 2005–Mar. 5, 2006

Joseph Stella
Dying Lotus
ca. 1930-32
Courtesy Hood Museum of Art
National Academy Museum
Oct. 20-Dec. 31, 2005
In celebration of the Hood Museum’s 20th anniversary, this exhibition unleashes 80 drawings and watercolors from the Hood collection, with work by Benjamin West, Thomas Sully, Mary Cassatt, James McNeill Whistler, John Sloan, Joseph Stella, Jackson Pollock, Agnes Martin, Eva Hesse, John James Audubon, Winslow Homer, Eastman Johnson, John Singer Sargent, Paul Cadmus, Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden and Lee Bontecou
Curator: Barbara MacAdam
Catalogue: 282 pp., $50

Camille Pissarro
The Pont-Neuf: Rainy Afternoon
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Oct. 20, 2005-Jan. 16, 2006
Exhibition exploring the 1865–85 relationship between Cézanne and Pissarro, including many landscapes, still lifes and portraits, many featuring identical motifs
Curator: Joaquin Pissarro
Catalogue: 200 pp., $60
Funding: Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities
Tour: This exhibition has already appeared at the Museum of Modern Art and will travel to the Musee D’Orsay, Paris, Feb. 27-May 28, 2006
Also on view: "Contemporary Projects 9: Gajin Fujita and Pablo Vargas Lugo," Oct. 27, 2005-Feb. 12, 2006

Isamu Noguchi
Chess Table
original design 1944; manufactured 1947-49
Noguchi Museum
Oct. 21, 2005–Mar. 5, 2006
Inspired by a 1944 exhibition organized by Marcel Duchamp and Max Ernst at the Julien Levy Gallery, this show features a group of 12 artist-designed chess sets from the original show by Andre Breton, Alexander Calder, Marcel Duchamp, Alberto Giacometti, Isamu Noguchi, Man Ray and others, along with dozens of related objects
Curator: Larry List
Catalogue: 224 pp., $49.95

Egon Schiele
Mother and Child
Neue Galerie
Oct. 21, 2005-Feb. 20, 2006
150+ paintings and drawings from all periods of Schiele’s brief career
Curator: Renée Price
Catalogue: 504 pp.

Lectionary of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese (The Towneley Lectionary), illuminated by Giulio Clovio, ca. 1550-60
New York Public Library
Oct. 21, 2005-Feb. 12, 2006
100 medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, from Bibles and missals to romance literature and science texts
Curators: Jonathan J. G. Alexander, James H. Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler
Funding: National Endowment for the Humanities

Sean Scully
Phillips Collection
Oct. 22, 2005–Jan. 8, 2006
60+ works, including about 20 large-scale oil paintings and dozens of watercolors, pastels and aquatints from Scully’s "Wall of Light" series, inspired by a trip to Mexico and playing on the forms of ancient Mayan ruins
Curator: Stephen Bennett Phillips
Catalogue: 160 pp., $45
Funding: UBS
Tour: Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth; Cincinnati Art Museum; Metropolitan Museum of Art

Rubens Gerchman
Tropicália ou Panis et Circensis
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Oct. 22, 2005–Jan. 8, 2006
The Brazilian Tropicália art movement, including a re-creation of the 1967 "New Brazilian Objectivity" exhibition, with works by Lygia Clark, Lygia Pape and Antônio Dias, films, excerpts from concerts and examples of advertising, fashion, television clips and artist-designed theater sets
Curators: Carlos Basualdo, Julie Rodrigues Widholm
Funding: Harris Family Foundation in memory of Bette and Neison Harris, Altria Group, Inc., Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Etant donnés: The French-American Fund for Contemporary Art
Tour: Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York

Elizabeth Murray
Deeper Than D.
Museum of Modern Art
Oct. 23, 2005–Jan. 9, 2006
75 paintings and works on paper by the New York abstractionist, showcasing her innovative methods of warping, twisting and knotting constructed canvases
Curator: Robert Storr
Catalogue: 32 pp., $19.95
Funding: Agnes Gund, Daniel Shapiro, Maja Oeri, Hans Bodenmann
Also on view: "Focus: Elizabeth Murray," Oct. 19, 2005–Jan. 9, 2006

Jacob Van Ruisdael
View of Egmont aan Zee with a Blasted Elm
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Oct. 23, 2005-Feb. 5, 2006
Ca. 45 paintings, 30 drawings and 20 etchings by the influential artist of the Dutch golden age
Curator: Lloyd DeWitt
Catalogue: 279 pp., cloth $75, paper $45
Funding: Federal Council on the Arts and Humanities, Pew Charitable Trusts, Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Martha Hamilton and I. Wistar Morris III, Annie Bow Blaine
Tour: This show began at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and continues to the Royal Academy of Arts, London, Feb. 25-June 4, 2006

Stephen Shore
Amarillo, Texas, July 1972
Oct. 23, 2005-Jan. 30, 2006
300 color photographs taken by Shore as he traveled around the U.S. between 1972 and 1973
Curator: Bob Nickas
Catalogue: 224 pp., $55
Funding: Annual Exhibition Fund, Peter Norton, Peter Norton Family Foundation, Christopher Daly, Brandon Paul Coburn, Junior Associates of The Museum of Modern Art
Also on view: "Adrian Paci," Oct. 23, 2005-Jan. 23, 2006; "Ari Marcopoulos," Oct. 23, 2005-Jan. 23, 2006; "Day Labor," Oct. 23, 2005-Jan. 9, 2006; "The Painted World," Oct. 23, 2005-Jan. 30, 2006; "Peter Hujar," Oct. 23, 2005-Jan. 16, 2006

Fra Angelico
The Apostle Saint James the Great Freeing the Magician Hermogenes
ca. 1429–30
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Oct. 26, 2005–Jan. 29, 2006
75 paintings, drawings and manuscript illuminations covering all periods of the career from this master of the Quattrocento
Curator: Laurence B. Kanter
Catalogue: 400 pp., $65
Funding: Homeland Foundation, Inc.

Alice Neel
Faith Ringold
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Oct. 28, 2005-Jan. 15, 2006
Ca. 80 paintings and drawings, emphasizing Neil’s depictions of women throughout her career
Curator: Carloyn Carr
Catalogue: 164 pp., $35
Funding: Altria Group

Odilon Redon
The Barque
Museum of Modern Art
Oct. 30, 2005–Jan. 23, 2006
100+ pieces by the French Symbolist painter, including mysterious charcoal "noirs," luminous pastels, richly textured canvases and dramatically shaded lithographs
Curator: Jodi Hauptman
Catalogue: 256 pp., $55

Eva Hesse
Wexner Center for the Arts
Oct. 30, 2005-Feb. 26, 2006
The premiere exhibition of the renovated Wexner focuses on the notion of the "part object" in sculpture, starting with Duchamp and ranging through Robert Rauschenberg, Piero Manzoni, Rachel Whiteread and many others. The show also marks the debut of Josiah McElheny’s 10-foot blown glass chandelier depicting the Big Bang, commissioned for the newly opened center.
Curator: Helen Molesworth
Catalogue: 224 pp., $34.95, essays by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Rosalind Krauss, Rachel Haidu, David Joselit, Briony Fer, Molly Nesbit
Funding: Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Nimoy Foundation, Judith Rothschild Foundation, Greater Columbus Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Corporate Annual Fund of the Wexner Center Foundation