Lorna Simpson
Collection of Gregory R. Miller
Whitney Museum of American Art
Mar. 1-May 6, 2007
Elegiac works addressing issues of blackness, race and history, including photos with captions, several film installations (including a seven-part projection), sculptures and recent photographs
Curator: Helaine Posner
Catalogue: 159 pp., $45
Funding: Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Peter Norton Family Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Martin Bucksbaum Family Foundation, Emily Fisher Landau, Barbara Lee Family Foundation Fund at the Boston Foundation
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Museum of Contemporary Art, L.A. and the Miami Art Museum
Also on view: "Taryn Simon: An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar," Mar. 9-June 24, 2007; "Matthew Brannon: Where Were We," Mar. 28-Aug. 1, 2007

Andy Warhol
Screen Test: Dennis Hopper
Andy Warhol Museum
Miami Art Museum
Mar. 2-Apr. 1, 2007
Andy Warhol’s film oeuvre, including a selection of his Screen Tests
Curators: Mary Lea Bandy, Klaus Biesenbach
Catalogue: $35, 266 pp.
Funding: International Council of the Museum of Modern Art

Juan de Valdes Leal
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Mar. 2-Dec. 9, 2007
Ca. 500 objects from the Atheneum collection, including 60 paintings back from a three-year tour, featuring works by Fra Angelico, Boucher, Canaletto, Caravaggio, Hals, Tiepolo, Zurbarán, others
Curators: Linda H. Roth, Eric M. Zafran
Funding: Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund, Larsen Fund, Decorative Arts Council of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Genomas, Inc.

Documentation from performance of Louise Bourgeois’ A Banquet / A Fashion Show of Body Parts, Oct. 21, 1978, at Hamilton Gallery of Contemporary Art, New York
Photo by Peter Moore
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Mar. 3-July 16, 2007
Focusing on the foundations of feminist art from 1965 to 1980 via works by ca. 100 artists from around the world
Curator: Connie Butler
Catalogue: $59.95, 512 pp.
Funding: Annenberg Foundation, others
Also on view: "Andrea Zittel: Critical Space," Mar. 4-May 14, 2007

Rivane Neuenschwander
Zé Carioca no. 4, A Volta de Zé Carioca (1960) (Edição Histórica, Ed. Abril) (detail)
Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Modern Art
Mar. 4-June 11, 2007
Artworks playing with the language of comic books, by Ellen Gallagher, Arturo Herrera, Julie Mehretu, Rivane Neuenschwander, others
Curator: Roxana Marcoci
Catalogue: $39.95, 190 pp.
Funding: Jerry I. Speyer and Katherine G. Farley, Susan G. Jacoby
Also on view: "Abbas Kiarostami: Image Maker," Mar. 1-May 28, 2007

Pierre Auguste Renoir
The Excursionist (detail)
Musée des Beaux-Arts Andre Malraux
New Orleans Museum of Art
Mar. 4-June 3, 2007
Ca. 85 works from the Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay and 40 other museums throughout France -- including works by Caillebotte, Corot, Daumier, Degas, Manet, Morisot, Picasso, Tissot, Toulouse-Lautrec and van Dongen -- fulfilling a promise made to New Orleans by a French delegation after Hurricane Katrina
Funding: Freeport-McMoRan Foundation, others

John Henry Twachtman
Emerald Pool, Yellowstone
ca. 1895
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Mar. 4-June 3, 2007
Ca. 100 paintings, watercolors and photographs from Georgia O’Keeffe, Ansel Adams, Jackson Pollock and others, making the case for the influence of the Western landscape on modernism
Curator: Emily Ballew Neff, Austen Bailly
Funding: National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, others
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Also on view: "Re-SITE-ing the West: Contemporary Photographs from the Permanent Collection," Mar. 4-June 3, 2007

Tim Hawkinson’s Überorgan during its installation in New York
J. Paul Getty Center
Mar. 6-Sept. 9, 2007
New works commissioned from the L.A. artist based on the forms of animals, alongside Überorgan, his popular installation featuring a self-playing walk-in organ made from giant balloons and horns, already seen in Massachusetts and New York
Also on view: "Art, Anti-Art, Non-Art: Experimentations in the Public Sphere in Postwar Japan, 1950-1970," Mar. 6-June 3, 2007; "The Old Order and the New: P.H. Emerson and Photography 1885-1895," Mar. 27-July 8, 2007; "A Place in the Sun: Photographs of Los Angeles by John Humble," Mar. 27-July 8, 2007

Salvador Dalí
La Reve (The Dream)
Cleveland Museum of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mar. 7-June 3, 2007
300+ artworks explore the 71-year period (1868-1939) during which Barcelona rose to prominence as a center of modern art
Curator: William Robinson
Catalogue: $65, 528 pp.
Funding: Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities, Institut Ramon Llull, Generalitat de Catalunya, National Endowment for the Arts, Getty Research Institute, others
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Wolfgang Tillmans
Aufsicht (yellow)
Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery
Jewish Museum
Mar. 10-Aug. 5, 2007
47 works by Israeli and non-Israeli artists -- including Yael Bartana, Rineke Dijkstra, Barry Frydlender, Ori Gersht, Wolfgang Tillmans and Wim Wenders -- address life in Israel/Palestine since the beginning of the second Intifada in 2000
Catalogue: $40, 160 pp.
Funding: Andrea & Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, Melva Bucksbaum Fund for Contemporary Art, others
Also on view: "Landslide: A New Media Installation by Shirley Shor," Mar. 10-Aug. 05, 2007

Wan-go H.C. Weng Passport Photo, 1937
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Mar. 10-Aug. 1, 2007
30 examples of Chinese painting and calligraphy from the collection of Weng Tonghe (1830–1904), tutor to two of the last emperors of the Qing dynasty
Also on view: "Material Journeys: Collecting African and Oceanic Art, 1945–2000. Selections from the Geneviève McMillan Collection," Mar. 20-Sept. 2, 2007

Preemptive Media’s AIR (Area’s Immediate Reading) device
Andy Warhol Museum
Mar. 11-June 17, 2007
Artworks by the Yes Men, Preemptive Media, Jay Critchley, The Institute For Figuring, Hugo Kobayashi, Trevor Paglen, Marjetica Potrc, Cai Guo-Qiang, Greg Kwiatek, Bobby Pickett and Horseback Salad, Steffi Domike-Suzy Meyer-Ann Rosenthal and Bob Bingham
Curator: Matt Wrbican

Thomas Glassford
Nine Slat Mirror
The Bruce and Diane Halle Collection
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Mar. 11-June 10, 2007
60 works dating from 1945 to 2005 by Latin-American artists including Gego, Felix González-Torres, Guillermo Kuitca, Ana Mendieta, Mira Schendel and Tunga
Curator: Beverly Adams
Catalogue: $49.95, 240 pp.
Funding: Stanford Financial Group

Rob Fisher
Unity Road No. 1
Courtesy of Cohan and Leslie
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Conn.
Mar. 11-June 10, 2007
Highlighting the place of painted photos in contemporary art via works from John Beech, Kim Jones, Rob Fischer, Judith Page, Saul Leiter, Sebastiaan Bremer, Andres Lutz and Anders Guggisberg, Jim Dingilian, Eugenie Tung and James Hyde
Curator: Stephen Maine
Also on view: "David Abir: Tekrar," Mar. 11-Aug. 12, 2007; "Elana Herzog and Michael Schumacher: W(E)AVE," Mar. 11-Aug. 12, 2007; "Kysa Johnson: Blow Ups -- Spores, Pollen, and Pollutants," Mar. 11-June 10, 2007; "Arturo Herrera: Castles, Dwarfs and Happychaps," Mar. 11-Sept. 2, 2007; "Dario Robleto: Chrysanthemum Anthems," Mar. 11-June 17, 2007

Rachel Whiteread
Walker Art Center
Mar. 15-June 17, 2007
Prints and drawings by Glenn Ligon, Gabriel Orozco, Ellen Gallagher, Rachel Whiteread, Kaoru Arima, Thomas Hirschhorn, others
Curator: Siri Engberg
Funding: U.S. Trust, others

Fundacion Caixa, Galicia, Spain
Courtesy Queens Museum of Art and Grimshaw Architects
Queens Museum of Art
Mar. 16-May 27, 2007
The creative process of the Grimshaw architecture firm via a multimedia presentation that incorporates building elements, drawings, video, images, models and computer-generated graphics, along with a complete array of new street furniture for New York

Hans Finsler
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Mar. 17-July 29, 2007
Tracing the historic development of modernism through the 1920s and 1930s, via 350 works from Alvar Aalto, Marianne Brandt, Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Le Corbusier, Fernand Léger, Kasimir Malevich, Man Ray, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, Gerrit Rietveld, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, others
Curator: Christopher Wilk
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Max Pechstein
Young woman with a Red Fan
ca. 1910
Private Collection
Courtesy Neue Galerie New York
Neue Galerie
Mar. 22-July 2, 2007
Exploring the influence of Van Gogh on German Expressionism, via 80+ paintings by Van Gogh, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Ernst Kirchner, Max Beckmann, others
Curator: Jill Lloyd
Catalogue: $45, 192 pp.
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Beatus of Liébana
Devil Chained in the Abyss and the Dragon (detail)
ca. 1220
Pierpont Morgan Library
Morgan Library
Mar. 23- June 2007
50 large miniatures from the "Las Huelgas Apocalypse" by the monk Beatus of Liébana, the largest surviving manuscript in the tradition of Spanish illuminated commentaries on the Book of Revelations

Rama Chorpash for CulinHome
Décor Knife Collection: Hibiscus, Splash!, and JAX
Courtesy Rama Chorpashy
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Mar. 23-Aug. 26, 2007
Celebrating the faculty and alumni of the California Collage of the Arts, via objects designed by Yves Béhar, Thom Faulders, Iwamoto Scott, Kuth/Ranieri, Jennifer Morla, Bruce Tomb, others
Curator: Henry Urbach
Funding: Christine and Michael J. Murray, Nancy and Steven H. Oliver

Great Horses at Ueno Park’s Shinobazu Pond Illustrated
(Ueno fushi no daikeba no zu)
Aoki Endowment Collection, Scripps College
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Mar. 23-May 13, 2007
Woodblock prints by Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912), mixing traditional Japanese motifs with Western influences and imagery
Curator: Bruce Coats, Patricia Phagan
Catalogue: $92, 224 pp.

Boryana Rossa
Celebrating the Next Twinkling (Praznuvane na sledvascia mig)
Private collection
Mar. 23-July 1, 2007
Brooklyn Museum
The inaugural show at the Brooklyn Museum’s new Sackler Center of Feminist Art features work by ca. 80 women artists
Curators: Maura Reilly, Linda Nochlin
Catalogue: $54.95, 304 pp.
Funding: Altria Group, Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, French Embassy Cultural Services
Also on view: "The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago," Mar. 23, 2007-ongoing; "Pharaohs, Queens, and Goddesses," Mar. 23-Sept. 16, 2007; "An Art of Our Own: Women Ceramicists from the Permanent Collection," Mar. 23, 2007-ongoing

Eugène Boudin
Beach Scene
National Gallery of Art
National Gallery of Art
Mar. 25-Aug. 5, 2007
40 paintings and works on paper by French impressionist Eugène Boudin (1824–1898)
Curator: Florence E. Coman
Funding: Altria Group
Tour: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Nov. 14, 2007-Jan. 27, 2008
Also on view: "States and Variations: Prints by Jasper Johns," Mar. 11-Oct. 28, 2007

Gentile Bellini
Sultan Mehmet II
National Gallery, London
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mar. 27-July 8, 2007
Nearly 200 works of art examining the influence of Islamic tradition on Europe over a 1,000-year period
Curator: Stefano Carboni
Catalogue: $75, 375 pp.
Funding: Hagop Kevorkian Fund, others
Also on view: "Incisive Images: Ivory and Boxwood Carvings, 1450–1800," Mar. 13-Nov. 25, 2007; "Europe and the Islamic World: Prints, Drawings, and Books," Mar. 27-June 24, 2007

Kano Masanobu
late 15th-early 16th century
John C. Weber Collection
Japan Society
Mar. 28-June 17, 2007
47 Chinese and Japanese Buddhist paintings -- several considered national treasures in Japan -- from the 12th to 16th century
Curators: Gregory Levine, Yukio Lippit
Catalogue: $65, 304 pp.
Funding: E. Rhodes & Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, others

Mark Bradford
Untitled (Shoe)
Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins and Co.
Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University
Mar. 29-July 29, 2007
Painting, works on paper, sculpture, photography, video, installation and other mixed media from "three promising early career artists"
Curator: Trevor Schoonmaker
Catalogue: $19.95, 96 pp.
Funding: Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Skylark Foundation
Also on view: "Irwin Kremen: Beyond Black Mountain (1966 to 2006)," Mar. 22-June 17, 2007

Asher B. Durand
The First Harvest in the Wilderness
Transferred from the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences to the Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum
Mar. 30-July 29, 2007
Ca. 60 works by the Hudson River School master
Curators: Linda S. Ferber
Catalogue: $55, 256 pp.
Funding: Henry Luce Foundation
Tour: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Sept. 14, 2007-Jan. 6, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, Feb. 2-June 1, 2008

Bowl with Bird and Inscription (detail)
10th-11th century
Eastern Iran or Transoxiana
Collection of Harvey B. Plotnic
Art Institute of Chicago
Mar. 31-Aug. 12, 2007
Ca. 100 Islamic ceramics ranging in date from the early Abbasid caliphate in Iraq (9th-10th century) and the Mongol Ilkhanid dynasty in Iran (mid-13th-mid-14th century) to the Timurid dynasty in eastern central Asia (14th–15th century)
Catalogue: $50, 160 pp.
Also on view: "Louis H. Sullivan: A System of Architectural Ornament According with a Philosphy of Man’s Powers," Mar. 4-June 8, 2007