6-May 30, 2011 four decades of work by the Austrian photographer and scientist – on early figure, along with Edward Stieglitz and Edward Steichen, in the Pictorialist movement of the 1900s – via more than 100 photographs organized by subject: studio shots, portraits, still-lifes, plein-air studies, and experiment with sunlight exposures curators: Monika Faber, Anne Wilkes Tucker Catalogue: Hatje Cantz, 280 pp., $75 tour: the show premiered at the Albertina in Vienna and has so book at the Musee d’Orsay in Paris fun thing: Mr. James Edward Maloney and Mr. Carey Chambers Maloney, The Margaret Cooke Skidmore Endowed exhibition Fund, others Sung Hwan Kim: from the commanding heights Queens Museum of art Mar. 6-Aug. 14, 2011 lyrical video and film works by the New York-based Korean artist, typically put to electronic soundtracks by dogr (David Michael DiGregorio), explore feelings of yearning and isolation in a global society curator: Larissa Harris funding: Lily Auchinchloss Foundation, Green Wall Foundation, New York State Council on the arts, others reconfiguring an African icon: odes to the mask by modern and contemporary artists from three continents Metropolitan Museum of art Mar. 8-Aug.
21, 2011 at unusual intermixture of 20 works from the museum’s arts of Africa and modern and contemporary departments, including works by Lynda Benglis, and Man Ray, by the contemporary New York artist Willie Cole, and by contemporary Benin sculptors Romuald Hazoume and Calixte Dakpogan also on view: “the Andean tunic, 400 BCE-1800 CE,” Mar. 8-Sept. 18, 2011 Glenn Ligon: America-Whitney Museum of American art Mar. 10 June 5, 2011 100 paintings, prints, photographs, drawings, sculptural installation and recent neon relief – including one commissioned for the Whitney’s Madison Avenue windows – in the first mid-career retrospective of the gay, black, Brooklyn-based artist whose work explores themes of sexual and racial identity curator: Scott Rothkopf Catalogue: Yale University Press, 208 pp., $24.95 tour: LACMA, fall 2011; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, early 2012 funding: National Committee of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Maira Kalman: various illuminations (of a Crazy World) Jewish Museum Mar. 11-July 31, 2011 the first major museum survey of the witty, Israeli-born illustrator and author presents 100 original paintings.
embroideries and other objects, including her famous covers for the New Yorker, within installation of “source material”, from ladders to bobby pins to moss curator: Ingrid Schaffner catalogue: Prestel, 144 pp., $34.95 tour: the show what organized at the ICA and has appeared in San Francisco and Los Angeles funding Philadelphia: WNET New York public media, Leonard and Louise Riggio, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Barbara B. & Theodore R. Aronson, others please continue reading here: art worlds leading online magazines and decorative art online of so NEW THIS MONTH IN U.S. Museum