Art Across America



Phoenix Art Museum

Africa! A Sense of Wonder

Through Feb. 8.

Sub-Saharan African art dating from the 16th to early 20th century.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Developing a Collection: The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation and the Art of Photography

Through Feb. 23.

Includes works by modern American and European photographers.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Collection of Drawings of the J. Paul Getty Museum: the First 15 Years

Through Feb. 22.

Celebrates growth of the Getty's drawing collection.


Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

George Segal

Feb. 19 - May 17.

Monumental sculptures by the American artist.

National Gallery of Art

Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance

Through March 1.

Features Lotto, whose formal and iconographic experiments set him apart from mainstream Renaissance art.

National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Ansel Adams: a Legacy

Through March 29.

Images from the end of Adams's career.

The Phillips Collection

Consuelo Kanaga: an American Photographer

Jan. 24 - April 5.

Retrospective of the career of this photojournalist.

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Twelve Centuries of Japanese Art From the Imperial Collections

Through March 8.

First major overseas exhibition of rarely seen art from the Imperial Household Agency and Emperor of Japan.



High Museum of Art

Pablo Picasso: Masterworks From the Museum of Modern Art

Through Feb. 15.

Overview of the 20th-century master's career.



The Art Institute of Chicago

Irving Penn, a Career in Photography

Through Feb. 1.

More than 150 prints highlighting the artist's career.



J.B. Speed Art Museum

Dale Chihuly: Selections From Louisville Collections

Through Feb. 15.

Features works of glass by the acclaimed contemporary American artist.



Portland Museum of Art

Marsden Hartley, American Modern

Jan. 31 - April 23.

Surveys life and art of the American artist.



Museum of Fine Arts

Images of Fashion

Jan. 28 - May 31.

Explores the evolution of the fashionable image in 16th- to 20th-century Europe and America.



The Detroit Institute of Arts

A Celebration of Lithography: Nineteenth-Century Invention and Innovation

Jan. 25 - April 5.

Printmaking survey includes works by Goya, Delacroix, Manet, and Toulouse-Lautrec.



Walker Art Center

Robert Colescott: Recent Paintings

Jan. 25 - April 5.

Includes 19 works from the past 10 years by the Arizona-based artist.



Hood Museum of Art

Romare Bearden: Collages and Prints

Jan. 24 - April 12.

Features 15 works by renowned African-American artist Bearden.


New York

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Frankenthaler: The Early Years

Through May 3.

Surveys the innovative color-stain paintings created by American artist Helen Frankenthaler between 1952 and 1960.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jackson Pollock: Early Sketchbooks and Drawings

Through Feb. 8.

Traces Pollock's works from 1937 to 1941.

Whitney Museum of American Art

Arthur Dove: A Retrospective

Through Apr. 19.

Surveys career of the 20th-century American Modernist.



Columbus Museum of Art

Claes Oldenburg: Printed Stuff

Through April.

Works created between 1959 and 1995 by an innovative American artist.



Portland Art Museum

Splendors of Ancient Egypt

March 8 - Aug. 16.

One of the largest exhibitions of ancient Egyptian treasures to visit the United States.


Fort Worth

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Richard Diebenkorn

Feb. 8 - April 12.

The most comprehensive survey to date of the late contemporary American artist's career.


The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Robert Rauschenberg: A Retrospective

Feb. 12 - May 17.

Surveys the career of one of the most acclaimed American artists of the 20th century.

- From '1998 Traveler's Guide to Art Museum Exhibitions: Tenth Anniversary Edition' 800-2-LOVE-ART

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