Art across America
LOS ANGELES THE GETTY MUESEUM
Edgar Degas, Photographer
Through March 28.
Presents 35 to 40 photographs made by the French artist in the mid-1890s.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART
Van Gogh's Van Goghs: Masterpieces from
the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Through May 16.
An unusual opportunity to view 70 paintings that rarely travel outside the Netherlands, this show outlines
Van Gogh's entire career.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
Mirror Images: Women, Surrealism, and Self-Representation
Through April 20.
Spotlights three generations of women associated with the surrealist movement.
COLORADO DENVER DENVER ART MUSEUM 600 Years of British Painting:
The Berger Collection
Through March 28.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
John Singer Sargent
Feb. 21-May 31.
Survey of the prolific American painter known for his astute and elegant society portraits.
WEST PALM BEACH
NORTON MUSEUM OF ART
The Invisible Made Visible: Angels from the Vatican
Through April 4.
An exhibition of angels in art from 1000 BC to present day, with works by
Fra Angelico, Masolino, and Veronese.
THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON
Feb. 14-May 9.
Comprehensive survey of paintings, pastels, drawings, and prints by innovative American artist and patron Mary Cassatt, bestknown for her association with French Impressionists.
THE ST. LOUIS ART MUSEUM
Beckmann and Paris
Feb. 6-May 9.
A look at Max Beckmann's relationship to his contemporaries including Braque, Delaunay, Lger, Matisse, Picasso, and Rouault through 100 paintings from public and private collections.
THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM
Picasso and the War Years: 1937-1945
Today through May 9.
The first US exhibition to closely examine the dramatic events that took place during Picasso's life from the Spanish Civil War to World War II, and how the horror of these surfaced in his work.
THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Shoes: A Lexicon of Style
Through April 17.
A quirky exhibition on shoes - their psychological and social significance - featuring designs of such industry stars as Manolo Blahnik and Sergio Rossi.
THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART
Diego Rivera: Art and Revolution
Feb. 14-May 2.
The first major retrospective of Rivera in years, this show includes 125 of the artist's paintings and prints which reflect a blend of European tradition with socialist ideas and Mexican culture.
PORTLAND ART MUSEUM
Robert Colescott: Recent Paintings, 47th Venice Biennale
Through March 21.
Recent works by the first African-American to be included in the prestigious Venice Biennale exhibit.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
Jasper Johns: Process and Printmaking
Through April 24.
Examines the creative process of this dynamic American artist, featuring proofs and prints spanning his entire career.
KIMBELL ART MUSEUM
Matisse and Picasso: A Gentle Rivalry
Through May 2.
Documents the competitive artistic dialogue between two of the greatest masters of the 20th century.
MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM
Sinners and Saints, Darkness and Light:Caravaggio and His Dutch and Flemish Followers
Through April 18.
Examines how these artists responded to the work of Caravaggio in the first half of the 17th century.
- Compiled by Elisabetta Coletti and excerpted from the '1999 Traveler's Guide to Art Museum Exhibitions, 11th Edition' by Susan S. Rappaport (Abrams, 800-LOVE-ART)