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Art across America

By Staff / February 5, 1999



BOSTON

CALIFORNIA

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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.

www.getty.edu

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.

www.lacma.org

SAN FRANCISCO

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.

www.sfmoma.org

COLORADO DENVER DENVER ART MUSEUM 600 Years of British Painting:

The Berger Collection

Through March 28.

www.denverartmuseum.org

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.

www.nga.gov

FLORIDA

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.

www.norton.org

MASSACHUSETTS

BOSTON

THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

Mary Cassatt

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.

www.mfa.org

MISSOURI

ST. LOUIS

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.

www.slam.org

NEW YORK

NEW YORK

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.

www.guggenheim.org

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.

www.fitnyc.suny.edu

OHIO

CLEVELAND

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.

www.clemusart.com

OREGON

PORTLAND

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.

www.pam.org

PENNSYLVANIA

PHILADELPHIA

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.

www.philamuseum.org

TEXAS

FORT WORTH

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.

www.kimbellart.org

WISCONSIN

MILWAUKEE

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.

www.mam.org

- 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)