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Museum Special Exhibitions: Fall 2016

William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase Courtesy Boston Museum of Fine Arts

The Fall 2016 guide to the best art exhibitions and shows in museums in the United States and Europe.

 

USA & CANADA

ATLANTA

High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street (b/w 15th & 16th Streets), Website

“Arbus, Avedon, and Winogrand: Photographs from the Collection” – September 24 – February 19, 2017

“A Cut Above: Wood Sculpture from the Gordon W. Bailey Collection” – through October 30

BOSTON

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave, Website

“William Merritt Chase” – October 9 – January 16, 2017

CHICAGO

Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue, Website

“Moholy-Nagy” – October 2 – January 3, 2017

“The New Contemporary” – the reopening of the contemporary art galleries with 44 new works

DALLAS

Dallas Museum of Art
1717 North Harwood Street, Website

“Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt” – October 9 – January 8, 2017

“Shaken, Stirred, Styled: The Art of the Cocktail” – November 18 – November 12, 2017

MONTREAL

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Sherbrooke Street, Website

“Focus: Perfection Robert Mapplethorpe” – through January 22, 2017

“Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Epoque” – through October 30

Montreal Science Center
King Edward Pier, Website

“Animal Inside Out: Body Worlds”

NEW YORK

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York, Website

“Disguise: Masks and Global African Art” – through September 18

“Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present” – through January 8, 2017

“Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty” – November 4 – April 2, 2017

Cooper Hewitt Museum
2 East 91st Street, Website

“Fragile Beasts” – through January 16, 2017

“Thom Browne Selects” – through October 23

Discovery Times Square Exposition
226 West 44th Street, Website

Temporarily Closed

The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street, Website

“Porcelain, No Simple Matter: Arlene Shechet and the Arnhold Collection” – through April 2, 2017

Guggenheim
1071 5th Avenue (at 89th Street), NYC, Website

“But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa”
– through October 5

“Agnes Martin” – October 7 – January 11, 2017

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave, NYC, Website

“Cornelia Barker – Transitional Object (PsychoBarn) – through October 31

“Max Beckman New York” – October 19 – February 20, 2017

“Fragonard Drawing Triumphant” – October 6 – January 8, 2017

“Valentin de Boulogne Beyond Caravaggio” – October 7 – January 16, 2017

Met Breuer
945 Madison Ave, NYC, Website

“Diane Arbus” – through November 27

Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
11 West 53rd Street, NYC, Website

“The Shape of Things: Photographs from Robert B. Menschel” – October 29 – May 7, 2017

“Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency” – through February 12, 2017

The Whitney
99 Gansevoort Street, NYC, Website

“Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight” – September 16 – January 2, 2017

“Stuart Davis in Full Swing” – through September 25

PHILADELPHIA

Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Website

“Live and Life Will Give You Pictures: Masterworks of French Photography, 1890 – 1950” – October 8 – January 9, 2017

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Website

“Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950” – October 25 – January 8, 2017

“Creative Africa” – through September 25

SAN FRANCISCO

DeYoung Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park, Website

“On the Grid: Textiles and Minimalism” – through February 12, 2017

“Ed Ruscha and the Great American West” – through October 9

Legion of Honor
100 34th Avenue, San Francisco, Website

“The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of 17th-Century France” – October 8 – January 29, 2017

SEATTLE

Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Avenue, Website

“Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style” – October 8 – January 8, 2017

Pacific Science Center
200 Second Avenue North, Website

“The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes” – October 15 – January 8, 2017

TORONTO

Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queens Park (at Bloor Street West), Website

“Chihuly – through January 2, 2017

“Wildlife Photographer of the Year” – opens November 12

WASHINGTON, DC

National Gallery of Art
Website

“Damiel Hirst: The Last Supper” – through January 1, 2017

“Drawings for Paintings in the Age of Rembrandt” – October 4 – January 2, 2017

“Stuart Davis: In Full Swing” – November 20 – March 5, 2017

The Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street NW, Washington DC, Website

“PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Beauty and Struggle in Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series” – October 8 – January 8, 2017

 

EUROPE & ASIA

AMSTERDAM

Rijksmuseum
Website

“Hercules Segers” – October 7 – January 8, 2017

“Adriaen van de Velde: Master of the Dutch Landscape” – through September 25

Van Gogh Museum
Museumplein, Amsterdam, Website

“Van Gogh Inspires: Matisse, Kirchner, Kandinsky” – through November 27

“On the Verge of Insanity. Van Gogh and his illness” – through September 25

BILBAO

Guggenheim Bilbao
Website

“Francis Bacon: From Picasso to Velázquez” – September 30 – January 8, 2017

“Windows on the City: The School of Paris, 1900 – 1945” – through October 23

“Andy Warhol Shadows” – through October 2

BRUSSELS

Royal Museum of Fine Arts
Website

“Bruegel Unseen Masterpieces”

LIVERPOOL

Tate Liverpool
Website

“Edward Krasiński” – October 21 – March 5, 2017

“Francis Bacon Invisible Rooms” – through September 18

LONDON

Barbican
Silk Street, London, Website

“The Vulgar Fashion Redefined” – October 13 – February 5, 2017

National Gallery

Trafalgar Square, London, Website

“Beyond Caravaggio” – October 12 – January 15, 2017

National Portrait Gallery
St. Martin’s Place, London, Website

“Picasso Portraits” – October 6 – February 5, 2017

“William Eggleston” – through October 23

Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, Website

“David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still Life” – through October 2

Tate Britain
Millbank, London, Website

“Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age” – through September 25

Tate Modern
Bankside, London, Website

“Georgia O’Keefe” – through October 30

“Bhupen Khakhar – You Can’t Please All” – through November 6

Victoria & Albert Museum
Website

“You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-1970” – through February 26, 2017

“Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear” – through March 12, 2017

MADRID

Prado
Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23, Website

“Bosch – the 5th Centenary Exhibition” – through September 25

Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
Paseo del Prado 8, Website

“Renoir. Intimacy” – October 18 – January 22, 2017

“Caillebotte, painter and gardener” – through October 30

“Caravaggio and the Painters of the North” – through September 18

PARIS

Centre Pompidou
Website

“Magritte – The Treachery of Images” – September 21 – January 23, 2017

The Louvre
Website

“Delacroix as a Model” – through September 15

Musee de l’Orangerie
Website

“American Painting in the 1930’s” – October 12 – January 30, 2017

Musee d’Orsay
Website

“The Spectacular Second Empire, 1852-1870” – September 27 – January 16, 2017

“Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870). The Youth of Impressionism” – November 15 – March 5, 2017

TOKYO

The National Museum of Western Art
7-7 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan, Website

“Lucas Cranach the Elder: 500 Years of the Power of Temptation” – October 15 – January 15, 2017

“Sacred and Secular: Israhel van Meckenem & Early German Engraving” – through September 19

VIENNA

Albertina
Albertinaplatz 1, Website

“Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh – Ways of Pointillism” – September 16 – January 8, 2017

“Landscapes & People” – through October 30

Bank Austria Kunstforum
Freyung 8, Website

“Martin Kippenberger” – through November 27

Belvedere – Lower Belvedere & Orangery
Rennweg 6, Website

“Sin and Secession – Franz von Stuck in Vienna” – through October 9

“Ai WeiWei” – through November 20

Kunsthistoriches Museum
Maria-Theresien Platz, Website

“The Emperor’s Gold” – through March 5, 2017

Leopold Museum
Museums Quarter, Website

“Foreign Gods. Fascination Africa and Oceania” – September 23 – January 9, 2017

 

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