Art on the Horizon: 2010 Exhibitions Calendar
By LIZ HAGER
Welcome to a new year of art. Here we give you a small sampling of the exhibits to open in major museums (US) in 2010. If you needed an excuse to travel this year, here it is. Mark your calendars and feast your eyes!
NB: It’s not an exhaustive survey (and purposely does not include shows already opened), so let us know what we’ve missed through comments section.
“An Autobiography of the San Francisco Bay Area, Part 2: The Future Lasts Forever”—SF Cameraworks, Jan. 7–April 17.
“Long Play: Bruce Connor” SF MoMA, Jan. 16–May 23.
“The View from Here”—SF MOMA, Jan. 16–June 27.
“The Drawings of Bronzino,” The Metropolitan (New York), Jan. 20—April 18.
“Miroslav Tichý” and “Atget: Archivist of Paris”—International Center of Photography (New York), Jan. 29–May 9.
“Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage”—The Metropolitan (New York), Feb. 2—May 9.
“Rhythm and Hues: Cloth and Culture of Mali” —Museum of Craft and Folk Art (SF), Feb. 5–May 2.
“By a Thread”—San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (San Jose, CA), Feb. 6–May 15.
“Wayne Thiebaud: 70 Years of Painting”—San Jose Museum of Art (CA), Feb. 16–July 3.
“William Kentridge: Five Themes”—MoMA (New York), Feb. 24–May 17.
“Poetic License: The Fiber Art of Joan Schulze”—San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, Feb. 16–May 9.
“Abstract Resistance”—Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Feb. 27–May 23.
“American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915”—LACMA (Los Angeles), Feb. 28–May 23.
“The Sacred Made Real: Spanish Painting and Sculpture, 1600-1700”—National Gallery (Washington, DC), Feb. 28–May 31.
“Joseph Albers: Innovation & Inspiration”—Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden—Feb.11–April 11.
“Stripes”—Seattle Art Museum, March 6–May 8.
“What’s It All Mean: William T. Wiley in Retrospective” —Berkeley Art Museum (Univ of California campus), March 17–July 18.
“Hendrick Avercamp: The Little Ice Age”—National Gallery (Washington, DC), March 21–July 5.
“Epic India: Scenes from the Ramayana,” The Metropolitan (New York), March 31—Sept. 19.
“Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts”—The Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 2–May 16.
“James Ensor and George Baselitz: Graphic Works”—Seattle Art Museum, April 10–Oct. 24.
“Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century”—MoMA (New York), April 11–June 28.
“Ted Muehling Selects: Lobmeyr Glass from the Permanent Collection”—The Cooper Hewitt (New York), April 23–Fall.
“Plants, Flowers and Fruit: Ellsworth Kelly Lithographs”—Norton Simon Museum (Los Angeles), April 23–August 23.
“Art by the Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain”—The Textile Museum (Washington, DC), May 15–Sept. 12.
“Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia”—Freer Gallery (Washington, DC), May 15–Jan. 23, 2011.
“Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers”—Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), May 20–Sept. 12. In conjunction with the Walker Art Center, see November.
“Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay”—de Young Museum (SF), May 22–Sept. 6.
“Hiroshige: Visions of Japan”—Norton Simon Museum (Los Angeles), June 4–Jan. 17, 2011.
“Arshile Gorky Retrospective”—Musuem of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), June 6–Sept. 20.
“Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography since the Sixties”—The Getty Center (Los Angeles), June 29–Nov.14.
“Matisse: Radical Reinvention”—MoMA (New York), July 18–Oct. 11
“Edvard Munch: Master Prints”—National Gallery (Washington, DC), July 31–October 31, 2010
“Robert Irwin: Slant/Light/Volume”—The Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), August 6–Nov. 21.
“Leo Villareal”—San Jose Museum of Art (CA), August 21–Jan. 9, 2011.
“Latin American: Light & Space”—Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), Sept. 12–Jan. 1, 2011.
“Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay”—de Young Museum (SF), Sept. 25, –Jan. 18, 2011.
“The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya”—The Frick (New York), Oct 5–Jan. 9, 2011
“Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikat”—The Textile Museum (Washington, DC), October 16–March 13, 2011.
“Guillermo Kuitca: Everything—Paintings and Works on Paper, 1980–2008”—Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Oct. 21–Jan.16, 2011.
“Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers” The Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Oct. 23–Feb. 13, 2011. In conjunction with the Hirshhorn, see May.