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László Moholy-Nagy
Landscape (Bridge at Óbuda Hajógyár?)
1918-19
Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, N.J.
Sept. 1-Oct. 31, 2006
200+ paintings, watercolors and book designs from Moholy-Nagy’s 1918-1923 period, alongside works by other influential Hungarian émigrés such as Kurt Schwitters and El Lissitsky
Also on view: "By Its Cover: Original Art for Children’s Books," Sept. 1, 2006-Feb. 4, 2007; "Inviting Words Into the Image: Contemporary Prints from the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios (RAPS)," Sept. 1, 2006-Jan. 28, 2007; "A Vision for the College Avenue Campus," Sept. 26-Oct. 31, 2006; "Two Masters of Lithuanian Photography: Antanas Sutkus and Rimantas Dichavicius," Sept. 30, 2006-Mar. 25, 2007

Edward Weston
Galvan Shooting
1924
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Sept. 2, 2006-Jan. 2, 2007
89 photographs taken during Modotti and Weston’s sojourn to Mexico in 1923-26
Curator: Sandra S. Phillips
Catalogue: "Tina Modotti and Edward Weston: The Mexico Years," $49.95, 160 pp.

Jasper Johns
Ventriloquist
1983
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Sept. 2, 2006-Jan. 15, 2007
40 works that touch on the accelerated nature of experience in contemporary society, from Dieter Appelt, Lee Bul, Olga de Amaral, Alfredo Jaar, Jasper Johns, Anslem Kiefer, Mark Klett, Glenn Ligon, Roberto Obregón, Wendy Ramshaw, Gerd Rothmann, Allen Ruppersberg, Pablo Soria, others

Verena Landau
passover 08
2005
School of Visual Arts
Sept. 5-Oct. 7, 2006
Artists from the U.S. and Germany whose work explores isolation: Richmond Burton, Jeff Gauntt, David Humphrey, Katharina Immekus, Verena Landau, Matthias Ludwig, Chris Martin, Gary Stephan, Amy Wilson
Curator: Tom Huhn

Jiha Moon
Haven
2006
Collection of the artist
Photograph by Bart Kasden
Asia Society
Sept. 7-Dec. 10, 2006
Painting, sculpture, installation and video from Michael Arcega, Xavier Cha, Patty Chang, Binh Danh, Mari Eastman, Ala Ebtekar, Chitra Ganesh, Glenn Kaino, Geraldine Lau, Jiha Moon, Laurel Nakadate, Kaz Oshiro, Anna Sew Hoy, Jean Shin, Indigo Som, Mika Tajima and Saira Wasim
Catalogue: $29.95, 124 pp.
Tour: Blaffer Gallery, Houston, Jan. 20-Mar. 31, 2007; Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Sept. 19-Dec. 23, 2007; Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, Feb. 9-May 2, 2008

"John M Armleder, About Nothing. Works on Paper 1962-2007" at Kunsthalle Zürich, Photo by A. Berger
Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
Sept. 9-Dec. 17, 2006
Works in pen-and-ink, watercolor, gouache, acrylic, oil and collage-on-paper, as well as original books and a special edition of wallpaper created especially for the exhibition by the Swiss Neo-Geo artist
Curators: Beatrix Ruf, Claudia Gould
Catalogue: $150, 1247 pp.
Funding: Martin R. Lautman, others
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Kunsthalle Zürich
Also on view: "Fertilizers: Olin / Eisenman," Sept. 9-Dec. 17, 2006; "Fables," Sept. 9-Dec. 17, 2006; "Ramp Project: Irene Fortuyn," Sept. 9-Dec. 17, 2006

Mary Evans
Scope (detail)
2003
Blaffer Gallery, Houston
Sept. 9-Nov. 11, 2006
Painting, sculpture, installation, video and performance by eleven African artists working in Europe and the United States: Siemon Allen, Fatma Charfi, Godfried Donkor, Mary Evans, Meschac Gaba, Kendell Geers, Moshekwa Langa, Ingrid Mwangi, Odili Donald Odita, Owusa-Ankomah and Zineb Sedira
Curator: Shannon Fitzgerald, Tumelo Mosaka
Catalogue: $50, 200 pp., essays by Okwui Enwezor, Salah Hassan, Gilane Tawadros, Orlando Britto Jinorio, Ery Camara
Funding: Rockefeller Foundation, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, others
Tour: This show originated at the Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis

Christian Holstad
The Terms of Endearments (detail)
2006
Courtesy the artist and Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
Sept. 9-Nov. 5, 2006
A new, large-scale installation combining drawings, soft sculptures and a transformed jukebox along with 40 drawings from Holstad's Eraserhead series
Curator: Bonnie Clearwater
Funding: Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz, Harvey S. Shipley Miller/The Judith Rothschild Foundation, Millennium Partners -- Four Seasons Hotels, Tower, Miami

Philip Guston
By the Window
1969
Private Collection
Santa Monica Museum of Art
Sept. 9-Nov. 25, 2006
27 paintings spanning the careers of Guston and de Chirico, exploring the affinities between their oeuvres
Curators: Michael Taylor, Lisa Melandri
Catalogue: essays by Taylor and Melandri
Funding: Istituto Italiano di Cultura, LLWW Foundation, Lillian and Jon Lovelace, Murray and Ruth Gribin Trust
Also on view: "Euphoria: Paintings by Miriam Wosk," Sept. 9-Nov. 25, 2006; "Mark Dutcher: Gone," Sept. 9-Nov. 25, 2006

Serge Hambourg
Jean-Luc Godard filming
May 13, 1968
Hood Museum of Art
Hood Museum, Hanover, N.H.
Sept. 9-Nov. 18, 2006
36 photographs depicting the events of May and June ‘68 in Paris, showing workers marching in the streets of Paris, as well as their supporters and opponents
Curator: M. Anne Sa’adah
Catalogue: essays by M. Anne Sa’adah, Thomas Crow
Funding: Parnassus Foundation

Jennifer Bartlett
Chicken Tracks
1973
Collection of Sally and Wynn Kramarsky
Photo by Peter Muscato
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Mass.
Sept. 12-Dec. 10, 2006
Ca. 30 works, including a selection of single and multi-plate pieces from 1969-1975 and Bartlett’s 987-plate piece Rhapsody
Curator: Brenda Richardson
Catalogue: $24.95, 128 pp.
Funding: Locks Foundation, Evelyn H. and Robert W. Doran, Sidney R. Knafel Fund
Also on view: "Coming of Age: American Art 1850s to 1950s," Sept. 9, 2006-Jan. 7, 2007; "Wendy Ewald: American Alphabets," Sept. 29-Dec. 31, 2006

Edison Manufacturing Company
Amy Muller (film still)
1896
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Grey Art Gallery, New York University
Sept. 13-Dec. 9, 2006
Ca. 100 works of art -- including paintings by George Bellows, Thomas Eakins, Childe Hassam, Maurice Prendergast, William Merritt Chase, George Luks and John Singer Sargent -- alongside 50 early films from Edison, Lumiére and the American Mutoscope and Biograph companies
Curator: Nancy Mowll Mathews
Catalogue: $40, 192 pp.
Funding: Henry Luce Foundation, Eugénie Prendergast Trust, National Endowment for the Arts, Williams College Center for Technology in the Arts & Humanities (CTAH), H.H. Powers Fund, Orrin Simons Fund, Jack and Susy Wadsworth, Abby Weed Grey Trust
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Williams College Museum of Art

Paul Cezanne
Le Négre Scipion
ca. 1867
Museo de Arte de São Paulo
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Sept. 14, 2006–Jan. 7, 2007
100 paintings, as well as dozens of ceramics, sculpture, prints and livres d’artistes commissioned by pioneering patron of the arts Vollard, including works by Bonnard, Cézanne, Degas, Derain, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Maillol, Matisse, Picasso, Redon, Renoir, Rouault, Rousseau, Vlaminck and Vuillard, among others
Curator: Gary Tinterow, Douglas Druick, Gloria Groom, Anne Roquebert
Catalogue: 460 pp.
Funding: Florence Gould Foundation
Tour: Art Institute of Chicago, Feb. 7-May 13, 2007; Musee d’Orsay, Paris, June 4-Sept. 14, 2007

Harri Kallio
From "The Dodo and Mauritius Island, Imaginary Encounters"
2004
Courtesy of Bonni Benrubi Gallery
International Center of Photography
Sept. 14, 2006-Jan. 7, 2007
39 international artists explore the concept of environmental change and its effects on the world in which we live
Curators: Brian Wallis, Christopher Phillips, Edward Earle, Carol Squiers
Catalogue: $45, 380 pp.
Funding: United Technologies Corporation

James A. Suydam
Paradise Rocks, Newport
1865
National Academy Museum
Sept. 14-Dec. 31, 2006
Exploring the tradition of luminism in the Civil War-era U.S., via 55 paintings by James Suydam (1819-1865) and artists of his circle, including John F. Kensett, Asher B. Durand, Frederic Edwin Church, Sanford R. Gifford and Jasper Cropsey
Curators: Mark D. Mitchell, Katherine E. Manthorne
Catalogue: $45, 192 pp.

Spencer Finch
Sunset (South Texas, 6/21/03) [detail]
2003
Anderson Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University
Sept. 15-Oct. 29, 2006
Sculpture and installations using light as primary material, from Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, Spencer Finch, Ceal Floyer, Iván Navarro, Nathaniel Rackowe and Douglas Ross
Curator: John Ravenal
Catalogue: essays by John Ravenal, Paula Feldman, Kathleen Forde
Tour: Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Dec. 7, 2006-Feb. 18, 2007

Chris Ware
Jimmy Corrigan
1995
Jewish Museum/Newark Museum
Sept. 15, 2006-Jan. 28, 2007
500+ original drawings from 15 comic book greats -- Winsor McCay, Lyonel Feininger, George Herriman, E.C. Segar, Frank King, Chester Gould, Milton Caniff, Charles Schulz, Will Eisner, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, R. Crumb, Art Spiegelman, Gary Panter and Chris Ware
Curators: John Carlin, Brian Walker, Michael Darling, Cynthia Burlingham
Catalogue: 328 pp., $45, with essays by Tom De Haven, Stanley Crouch, Robert Storr, Raymond Pettibon, Matt Groening, Dave Eggers, others
Funding: Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, others
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Hammer Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and the Milwaukee Art Museum

Xander Marro
Preliminary Technical Drawing for Wunderground Installation
2006
Rhode Island School of Design Museum
Sept. 15, 2006-Jan. 7, 2007
Conceived by Mat Brinkman, Brian Chippendale, Jim Drain, Leif Goldberg, Jungil Hong, Xander Marro, Erin Rosenthal and Pippi Zornoza, this exhibition features Shangri-la-la-land, a new collaborative installation, along with "Providence Poster Art, 1995-2005," a show of 2,000 screen-printed posters from 200 Providence artists
Curator: Judith Tannenbaum
Catalogue: essays by Gary Panter, Judith Tannenbaum, Sara Agniel

Friedrich von Amerling
Young Girl
1834
Private Collection, Vienna
Milwaukee Art Museum
Sept. 16, 2006-Jan.1, 2007
Ca. 300 outstanding examples of German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian painting, furniture and decorative art, focusing on the Biedermeier period in Central Europe (1815-1830)
Curator: Laurie Winters
Catalogue: $65, 360 pp.
Funding: Argosy Foundation, Lai Family Foundation, anonymous donor, others
Tour: Albertina, Vienna, Feb. 1-May 13, 2006; Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, June 8-Sept. 2, 2007

Jina Valentine
I’ll Buy You a Star: at the Rosendale Lodge with Marquis de Sade
2006
Fleisher Ollman Gallery
Drawing Center
Sept. 16-Oct. 28, 2006
12 contemporary artists who explore the limits of drawing: Bogdan Achimescu, Tomislav Čeranić, Vadim Fiškin, Ivan Grubanov, Olalekan Jeyifous, Yuri Leiderman, Heidi Neilson, Nusra Latif Qureshi, Stephen Shanabrook, Dario Šolman, Sophie Tottie and Jina Valentine

Duane Hanson
Self-Portrait with Model
1979
Collection of the Estate of Duane Hanson
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pa.
Sept. 16, 2006-Jan. 14, 2007
15 sculptures -- including favorites such as Queenie II (1988) and Cheerleader (1988) -- along with 43 of Hanson’s photographic studies and two landscape paintings
Curator: Bruce Katsiff
Funding: Herman, Ann and Binny Silverman, others

Earth Simulator
JAMSTEC/Earth Simulator Center
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Sept. 16-Dec. 31, 2006
Objects, sound, video, still photography, computer and satellite images, showcasing cutting-edge design breakthroughs and meant to illustrate the philosophy of designer Bruce Mau -- revolutionary design can change the world!
Curator: Bruce Mau
Catalogue: $29.95, 240 pp.
Funding: Target
Tour: This show has already been seen at the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of Ontario

Phil Collins
dünya dinlemiyor
2005
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Sept. 16, 2006-Jan. 21, 2007
Video installation by Collins -- a 2006 Turner Prize nominee -- showing youth in Istanbul performing karaoke versions of songs from the Smiths’ album The World Won’t Listen
Also on view: "Imposing Order: Contemporary Photography and the Archive," Sept. 2, 2006-Jan. 2, 2007

Jeff Koons
Balloon Dog
1994–2001
Broad Art Foundation
Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Oh.
Sep. 16-Dec. 31, 2006
Love of luxury and spectacle in works by Rachel Harrison, Jim Hodges, Jeff Koons, Louise Lawler, Josiah McElheny, Michael Minelli, Mai-Thu Perret, Kelley Walker and Andy Warhol
Curator: Helen Molesworth
Also on view: "Twice Untitled and Other Pictures (looking back)," Sept. 16-Dec. 31, 2006

Sally Mann
Larry Shaving
1991
Gagosian Gallery
Art Institute of Chicago
Sept. 16-Dec. 3, 2006
Photographs by artists who use the medium to offer glimpses into their personal lives
Curators: Katherine Bussard
Catalogue: $24.95, 128 pp.
Funding: Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago, Mapplethorpe Foundation

Issey Miyake
Woman’s "Pao" Coat
Spring/summer 1995
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Sept. 17, 2006-Jan. 7, 2007
100+ examples of contemporary dress from designers such as Gilbert Adrian, Christian Dior, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Charles James, Rei Kawakubo, Martin Margiela, Issey Miyake, Thierry Mugler and Yohji Yamamoto
Curators: Kaye Spilker, Sharon Takeda

Runa Islam
Be the First To See What You See As You See It (still)
2004
Jay Jopling/White Cube, London
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Sept. 17-Dec. 31, 2006
Paintings, videos, photographs and sculptures from 27 artists who explore the way technology is pushing the limits of vision
Curator: Nicholas Baume
Catalogue: $34.95, 176 pp.
Funding: Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, others

Louis Faurer
"Champion," New York City
1948/1949
National Gallery of Art, Washington
National Gallery of Art
Sept. 17, 2006-January 15, 2007
70 photograph of New York by Roy DeCarava, Walker Evans, Louis Faurer, Robert Frank, Sid Grossman, William Klein, Leon Levinstein, Helen Levitt, Lisette Model, Weegee, others
Funding: Trellis Fund, Ryna and Melvin Cohen Family Foundation.
Curators: Sarah Greenough, Diane Waggoner

Salomón Huerta
Untitled Figure
2000
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Sept. 17, 2006-May 13, 2007
Ca. 50 works of contemporary Latino and Latin-American art by José Bedia, Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Enrique Chagoya, Luis Gispert, Silvia Gruner, Salomón Huerta, Alfredo Jaar, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Ana Mendieta, Vik Muniz, Gabriel Orozco, Rubén Ortiz Torres, Liliana Porter, Marcos Ramírez ERRE, Doris Salcedo, others
Curator: Stephanie Hanor
Catalogue: $49.95, 200 pp. 
Tour: Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Oct. 6-Dec. 30, 2007; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Feb. 9-May 4, 2008; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, N.C., June 22-Sept. 21, 2008

Wolfgang Tillmans
Shaker Rainbow
1998
Andrea Rosen/Regen Projects
Armand Hammer Museum of Art
Sept. 17, 2006-Jan. 7, 2007
Ca. 300 photos, along with video and installation from the celebrated German artist
Curators: Pamela Alper, Dominic Molon, Russell Ferguson
Catalogue: $30, 128 pp., essays by Daniel Birnbaum, Dominic Molon, Russell Ferguson, Mark Wigley, Lane Relyea, Julie Ault
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; it continues to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Feb. 1-May 1, 2007
Also on view: "Aernout Mik: Refraction," Sept. 12-Dec. 31, 2006; "A Tribute to Robert Heinecken: A Fine Experiment," Sept. 12-Dec. 31, 2006; "Hammer Projects: Gert & Uwe Tobias," Sept. 12, 2006-Jan. 14, 2007

Luca Cambiaso
Esther and Ahasuerus
ca. 1569
Blanton Museum of Art
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin
Sept. 19, 2006-Jan. 14, 2007
120 canvases by late-16th-century painter Luca Cambiaso, until now rarely seen outside of his native Genoa
Curators: Jonathan Bober, Piero Boccardo, Franco Boggero, Clario De Fabio, Lauro Magnani
Catalogue: $45, 384 pp.
Funding: AT&T, others
Tour: Palazzo Ducale, Genoa

Manaku of Guler
Asking Her to Leave Her Noisy Anklets and Go
1730
Museum of Fine Art, Boston
Sept. 20-Nov. 26, 2006
123 paintings and two illustrated manuscripts, conveying the beliefs and values of the diverse regions of India
Curators: B.N. Goswamy, Caron Smith
Catalogue: $40, 303 pp.
Tour: This show has already appeared at the San Diego Museum of Art

Andres Lopez
The Good Shepherd (El Buen Pastor)
ca. 1780
Denver Art Museum
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Sept. 20-Dec. 31, 2006
260 works of art from Central and South American, spanning the period from the arrival of Columbus to the emergence of national independence movements
Curator: Joseph J. Rishel
Catalogue: 650 pp.
Funding: Fundación Televisa, others
Tour: Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Winter-Spring 2007; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Summer 2007

Jordan Crandall
Homefront (still)
2005
Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Mass.
Sept. 21-Dec. 17, 2006
Videos exploring issues of privacy and power, from Vito Acconci, Sophie Calle, Jim Campbell, Peter Campus, Jordan Crandall, Shelley Eshkar, Harun Farocki, Subodh Gupta, Kevin Hamilton, Tiffany Holmes, Tim Hyde, Paul Kaiser, Kristin Lucas, Jill Magid, Steve Mann, Jenny Markatou, Jonas Mekas, Muntadas, Bruce Naumann, Martha Rosler, Julia Scher, Kiki Seror and Andy Warhol
Curator: Michael Rush
Also on view: "Clare Rojas: Hope Springs Eternal," Sept. 21, 2006-April 1, 2007

Barbara Probst
Exposure #34A: N.Y.C., Central Park, Umpire Rock, 06.14.05, 6:34 p.m.
2005
Museum of Modern Art
Sept. 21, 2006-Jan. 8, 2007
MoMA’s annual showcase of emerging photography, featuring three European artists
Curator: Roxana Marcoci
Funding: JGS, Inc.

Tejo Remy
Chest of Drawers
1991
Museum of Arts and Design
Sept. 21, 2006-Jan. 14, 2007
150+ designs by the innovative Dutch design collective
Curator: Droog (design by Studio Jurgen Bey)
Catalogue: 311 pp.
Funding: Mondriaan Foundation, Amsterdam

French, Paris
Head of an Angel (?)
ca. 1250
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Sept. 26, 2006-Feb. 19, 2007
80+ medieval sculpture heads, dating from the third century A.D. through the 1500s
Curator: Charles T. Little
Catalogue: $50, 208 pp.
Funding: Florence Gould Foundation
Also on view: "Brush and Ink: The Chinese Art of Writing," Sept. 2, 2006-Jan. 21, 2007; "New Orleans after the Flood: Photographs by Robert Polidori," Sept. 19-Dec. 10, 2006; "Sean Scully: Wall of Light," Sept. 26, 2006-Jan. 15, 2007

Xu Bing
Tobacco Project: Red Books
2000
China Institute
Sept. 28-Nov. 11, 2006
30 art books and book-inspired works created since the 1980s by Chinese artists, including Cai Guo-Qiang, Zhang Xiaogabg and Xu Bing
Curator: Wu Hung
Funding: American Center Foundation, Christie’s, Continental Airlines, Fidelity Foundation, HSBC, N.A., Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Museums Magazine, Larry Warsh, New York State Council on the Arts, Martin Paskus Foundation, Inc., W.L.S. Spencer Foundation, Wood-Rill Foundation

Roy Lichtenstein
Girl with Beach Ball III
1977
Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Modern Art Foundation
Whitney Museum of American Art
Sept. 28, 2006-Jan. 28, 2007
Juxtaposing original Picassos with works by famous American artists who were influenced by his work, including Stuart Davis, Willem de Kooning, Arshile Gorky, John Graham, Roy Lichtenstein, Jackson Pollock, David Smith, Andy Warhol, Max Weber and Jasper Johns
Curator: Michael FitzGerald
Catalogue: $65, 352 pp.
Tour: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Feb. 25-May 28, 2007; Walker Art Center, June 17-Sept. 9, 2007
Also on view: "Mark Grotjahn," Sept. 15, 2006-Jan. 7, 2007

Highway 61 sign, from "Bob Dylan’s American Journey"
Morgan Library and Museum
Sept. 29, 2006-Jan. 6, 2007
Dylan’s journey from his youth in Hibbing, Minnesota, to his "electric" debut at the Newport Folk Festival, via manuscripts, handwritten letters, instruments, memorabilia and films
Curator: Jasen Emmons
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Experience Music Project, Seattle, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland

Kohyama Yasuhisa
Wind (Kaze)
2004
Photo by Richard P. Goodbody
Courtesy Halsey and Alice North
Japan Society
Sept. 29, 2006-Jan. 21, 2007
100 clay pieces made by more than 40 artists influenced by Japan’s avant-garde Sodeisha group
Curator: Joe Earle
Catalogue: 112 pp., $24.95
Tour: This show has already appeared at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Radhamés Mejía
Baile
1960
Colección Centro León
El Museum del Barrio
Sept. 30, 2006-Jan. 21, 2007
50+ works from the Dominican Republic explore different modes of capturing the rhythms of meringue, via paintings, works on paper, sculpture, photography and video
Curator: Sara Herman
Funding: Altria Group, Eduardo León Jimenes Foundation, Presidente Beer, others