Museum Special Exhibitions: Winter 2018

Klimt & Rodin at the San Francisco Legion of Honor

The Winter 2018 guide to the best art exhibitions and shows in museums in the United States and Europe.



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

“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” – through January 8


Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave, Website

“Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics” – through April 1

“Mark Rothko” – through July 1


Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue, Website

“Rodin: Sculptor and Storyteller” – through March 18


Dallas Museum of Art
1717 North Harwood Street, Website

“Yayoi Kusama: All the Eternal Love I Have For The Pumpkins” – through February 25

“Edward Steichen: In Exaltation of Flowers” – through May 13


Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Sherbrooke Street, Website

“Once Upon a Time… The Western” – through February 4

Montreal Science Center
King Edward Pier, Website

“Indigenous Ingenuity” – ongoing


Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York, Website

“Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo” – through January 7

“Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys” – through April 8

Cooper Hewitt Museum
2 East 91st Street, Website

“Joris Laarman: Design in the Digital Age” – through January 15

“The Virtue in Vice” – through March 25

The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street, Website

“Fired by Passion: Masterpieces of Du Paquier Porcelain from the Sullivan Collection” – through August 12

“Murillo: The Self Portraits” – through February 4

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

“Art and China After 1989” – through January 7

“Josef Albers in Mexico” – through March 28

“Danh Vo: Take My Breath Away” – February 9 – May 9

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave, NYC, Website

“Leonardo to Matisse drawings” – through January 7

“Michelangelo Divine Draftsman & Designer” – through February 12

“David Hockney” – through February 25

Met Breuer
945 Madison Ave, NYC, Website

“Delirious Art at the Limits of Reason 1950 – 1980” – through January 14

“Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed” – through February 4

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

“Max Ernst: Beyond Painting” – through January 1

“Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait” – through January 28

“Stephen Shore” – through May 28

The Whitney
99 Gansevoort Street, NYC, Website

“Laura Owens” – through February 4


Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Website

“Kiefer Rodin” Works by Anselm Kiefer – through March 12

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Website

“Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection” Works from Botticelli, Bosch, Titian, Rembrandt and Monet
– through February 19


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

“Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire” – February 11

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

“Klimt & Rodin: An Artistic Encounter” – through January 28

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


Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Avenue, Website

“Andrew Wyeth In Retrospect” – through January 15

Pacific Science Center
200 Second Avenue North, Website

“What is Reality”


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

“Vikings” – through April 2

“Christian Dior” – through March 18


National Gallery of Art

“Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry” – through January 21

“Jackson Pollock’s Mural” – through October 28

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

“RENOIR AND FRIENDS Luncheon of the Boating Party” – through January 7

“Ten Americans – After Paul Klee” – February 3 – May 6





“Johan Maelwael” – through January 7

“High Society: 35 life-size portraits by the great masters in art history from Cranach to Velázquez to Rembrandt to Mane” – March 8 – June 3

Van Gogh Museum
Museumplein, Amsterdam, Website

“The Dutch in Paris 1789-1914” featuring Van Gogh, Mondrian, Jongkind and more – through January 7

“Van Gogh & Japan” – opens March 23


Guggenheim Bilbao

“David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life” – through February 25


Royal Museum of Fine Arts

“Bruegel Unseen Masterpieces” – ongoing until March 2020

“Gao Xingjian The awakening of consciousness” – through December 31


Tate Liverpool

“John Piper” – through March 18

“Artist Rooms Roy Lichtenstein in Focus” – through June 17


Silk Street, London, Website

“The Art of Change”

“Basquiat Boom for Real” – through January 28

National Gallery

Trafalgar Square, London, Website

“Monochrome Painting in Black & White” – through February 18

“Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites” – through April 2

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

“Cezanne Portraits” – through February 11

Royal Academy of Arts

Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, Website

“Dali/Duchamp” – through January 3

Tate Britain
Millbank, London, Website

“Rachel Whiteread” – through January 21

Tate Modern
Bankside, London, Website

“Red Star over Russia – Revolution in Visual Culture 1905–55” – through February 18

Victoria & Albert Museum

“Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic” – through April 8

“Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion” – through February 18


Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23, Website

“Fortuny (1838-1874)” – through March 18

Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
Paseo del Prado 8, Website

“Picasso/Lautrec” – through January 21


Centre Pompidou

“Andre Derain” – through January 29

The Louvre

“François I and Dutch Art” – through January 15

Musee de l’Orangerie

“Dada Africa, Non-Western Sources and Influences” – through February 19

Musee d’Orsay

“Degas, Danse, Dessin. A Tribute to Degas with Paul Valéry” – through February 25


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

“Hokusai and Japonisme” – through January 28

“Velaquez and the Celebration of Painting: The Golden Age of in the Museo del Prado” – February 24 – May 27


Peggy Guggenheim Collection

“PICASSO. On the Beach” – through January 7

“Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892–1897” – through January 7


Albertinaplatz 1, Website

“Raphael” – through January 7

“The Art of the Viennese Watercolour” – from February 16

“Keith Haring” – from March 16

Bank Austria Kunstforum
Freyung 8, Website

“Gerhard Ruhm” – through January 28

“Man Ray” – February 14 – June 24

Belvedere – Lower Belvedere & Orangery
Rennweg 6, Website

“Rueland Frueauf the Elder and his Circle” – through March 11

Kunsthistoriches Museum
Maria-Theresien Platz, Website

“Rubens The Power of Transformation” – through January 21

Leopold Museum
Museums Quarter, Website

“Ferdinand Hodler” – through January 22

“Anton Holig” – through January 8


Rabat, Morocco

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