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Museum Special Exhibitions: Winter 2017

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Monet the Early Years, Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

The Winter 2017 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” – through February 19

“Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915–1950” – February 12 – May 7

BOSTON

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave, Website

“UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991–2015” – through January 29

CHICAGO

Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue, Website

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

“Provoke: Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance, 1960–75” – January 28 – April 30

DALLAS

Dallas Museum of Art
1717 North Harwood Street, Website

“Art and Nature in the Middle Ages” – through March 19

“Carey Young: The New Architecture” – February 2 – April 2

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

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Chagall Colour & Music, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

MONTREAL

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Sherbrooke Street, Website

“Focus: Perfection Robert Mapplethorpe” – through January 22

“Chagall: Colour and Music” – January 28 – June 11

Montreal Science Center
King Edward Pier, Website

“Animal Inside Out: Body Worlds”

NEW YORK

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York, Website

“Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty” – through April 2

“Beverly Buchanan—Ruins and Rituals” – through March 5

Cooper Hewitt Museum
2 East 91st Street, Website

“By The People: Designing A Better America” – through February 26

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

“Turner’s Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages through Time” – February 23 – May 14

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

“Tales of Our Time”- through March 10

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave, NYC, Website

“Max Beckman New York” – through February 20

“Seurat’s Circus Sideshow” – February 17 – May 29

Met Breuer
945 Madison Ave, NYC, Website

“Kerry James Marshall” – through January 29

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

“Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction” – through March 19

“The Shape of Things: Photographs from Robert B. Menschel” – through May 7

“Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency” – through April 16

The Whitney
99 Gansevoort Street, NYC, Website

“Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016” – through February 5

“Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s” – January 27 – May 14

PHILADELPHIA

Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Website

“Cher Matisse” – through March 6

“Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie” – February 25 – May 22

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Website

“Design Currents: Oki Sato, Faye Toogood, Zanini de Zanine” – through March 12

“American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent” – opens March 1

SAN FRANCISCO

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

“Frank Stella’s Prints” – through June 25

“Danny Lyon – Message to the Future” – through April 30

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

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

“The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of 17th-Century France” – through January 29

“Monet: The Early Years” – February 25 – May 29

“The Future of the Past – Mummies and Medicine” – through August 26, 2018

SEATTLE

Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Avenue, Website

“Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series” – January 21 – April 23

Pacific Science Center
200 Second Avenue North, Website

“Terracotta Warriors” – coming Spring 2017

TORONTO

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

“Wildlife Photographer of the Year” – ongoing

WASHINGTON, DC

National Gallery of Art
Website

“Stuart Davis: In Full Swing” – through March 5

“The Urban Scene: 1920–1950” – February 26 – August 6

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

“Intersections:  Arlene Shechet” – through May 7

“Toulouse-Lautrec: Illustrates the Belle Époque” – February 4 – April 30

“The life of Toussaint L’Ouverture – Jacob Lawrence” – through April 23

 

EUROPE & ASIA

AMSTERDAM

Rijksmuseum
Website

“Music at Home” – through June 18

Van Gogh Museum
Museumplein, Amsterdam, Website

“Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh: Impressions of Landscape” – through January 29

“Prints in Paris” – opens March 3

BILBAO

Guggenheim Bilbao
Website

“Abstract Expressionism” – February 3 – June 4

BRUSSELS

Royal Museum of Fine Arts
Website

“Bruegel Unseen Masterpieces” – ongoing until March 2020

“Rik Wouters” – opens March 10

LIVERPOOL

Tate Liverpool
Website

“Edward Krasiński” – through March 5

“Yves Klein” – through March 5

LONDON

Barbican
Silk Street, London, Website

“The Vulgar Fashion Redefined” – through February 5

National Gallery

Trafalgar Square, London, Website

“Australia’s Impressionists” – through March 26

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

“Picasso Portraits” – through February 5

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

“Intrigue: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans” – through January 29

“Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 32” – February 11 – April 17

“America After the Fall: Painting in the 1930s” – February 25 – June 4

Tate Britain
Millbank, London, Website

“Paul Nash” – through March 5

“David Hockney” – February 9 – May 29

Tate Modern
Bankside, London, Website

“Robert Rauschenberg” – through April 2

“The Radical Eye: Modern Photography from the Collection of Sir Elton John” – through May 7

Victoria & Albert Museum
Website

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

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

“Lockwood Kipling – Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London” – through April 2

MADRID

Prado
Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23, Website

“Meta Painting – A Journey to the Idea of Art” – through February 19

“Ribera: Master of Drawing” – through February 19

Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
Paseo del Prado 8, Website

“Renoir. Intimacy” – through January 22

“Bulgari and Rome” – through February 26

“Masterworks from Budapest. From the Renaissance to the Avant-Garde” – February 18 – May 28

PARIS

Centre Pompidou
Website

“Magritte – The Treachery of Images” – through January 23

“Jean-Luc Moulène” – through February 20

“Cy Twombly” – through April 24

The Louvre
Website

“The Body in Movement – Dance in the Museum” – through July 3

“Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting” – February 22 – May 22

Musee de l’Orangerie
Website

“American Painting in the 1930’s” – through- January 30

Musee d’Orsay
Website

“Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870). The Youth of Impressionism” – through March 5

TOKYO

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

“Théodore Chassériau : Parfum exotique” – February 28 – May 28

VIENNA

Albertina
Albertinaplatz 1, Website

“Egon Schiele” – February 22 – June 18

“Contemporary Art – Andy Warhol to Anselm Kiefer” – through March 19

Bank Austria Kunstforum
Freyung 8, Website

“Georgia O’Keefe” – through March 26

Belvedere – Lower Belvedere & Orangery
Rennweg 6, Website

“Hubert Scheibl ‘Fly'” – through February 5

“Is that Biedermeier? Amerling, Waldmüller, and More” – through February 12

Kunsthistoriches Museum
Maria-Theresien Platz, Website

“The Emperor’s Gold” – through March 5

“Edmund de Waal meets Albrecht Dürer” – through January 29

Leopold Museum
Museums Quarter, Website

 “The Magic of Landscapes” – early 20th century works from Carl Moll, Koloman Moser, Hans Böhler and more
– through February 6

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