The Art of Pattern: Henri Matisse and Japanese Woodcut Artist
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 On June 2, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) opens a focus exhibition that explores artistic engagement with color and pattern in   19th-century Japan and 20th-century Europe. The Art of Pattern: Henri Matisse and Japanese Woodcut Artists brings together 14 paintings and prints by iconic Modernist painter Henri Matisse and some of Japan’s most popular woodcut artists—Kikugawa Eizan, Keisai Eisen, and Utagawa Kunisada. Across cultures, artists have used patterns to signal human desire, whether through the depiction of opulent background settings or lavishly adorned clo ..read more
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JAMIE WYETH: UNSETTLED
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  BRANDYWINE MUSEUM OF ART   March 17–June 9, 2024Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946), Bean Boots, 1985, oil on panel, 37 x 50 in. Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine. Gift of the Cawley Family, 2001.29.1  Opening at the Brandywine Museum of Art this spring, Jamie Wyeth: Unsettled will trace a persistent vein of intriguing, often disconcerting imagery over the career of renowned artist Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946). This major exhibition—organized by the Brandywine and five years in the making—will feature more than 50 works drawn from museum and private collections acros ..read more
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Revolutions: Art from the Hirshhorn Collection, 1860–1960
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden March 22, 2024–April 20, 2025 To inaugurate its 50th-anniversary season, the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden presents “Revolutions: Art from the Hirshhorn Collection, 1860–1960,” a major survey of artwork made during a transformative period characterized by new currents in science and philosophy and ever-increasing mechanization.  “Revolutions” captures shifting cultural landscapes through the largely chronological presentation of 270 artworks by 126 artists in the Museum’s permanent collection—including Francis Bacon, Jean ..read more
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Discovering Degas: Collecting in the Time of William Burrell
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The Burrell Collection  24 May 2024 to 30 September 2024 Discovering Degas: Collecting in the Time of William Burrell is the first-time visitors can marvel at all 23 Degas works from Burrell's original collection together in one place, including one from Berwick Museum and Art Gallery. These exquisite works will be enhanced by the display of around 30 further exceptional paintings, works on paper and sculptures on loan from some of the UK and world’s finest national and international collections. Burrell’s first international exhibition since reopening in 2022 offers a unique oppo ..read more
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The Museo Nacional del Prado Ecce Homo, “The lost Caravaggio”
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  Thanks to the generosity of its new owner, Ecce Homo by Caravaggio will be on display at the Museo Nacional del Prado, in a special one-piece exhibition, in room 8 A from 28 May until 13 October 2024. Painted by the great Italian artist around 1605-09 and believed to have once been part of the private collection of Phillip IV of Spain, the painting is one of around only 60 known works by Caravaggio in existence, and thus one of the most valuable old master artworks in the world. This painting enriches the permanent collection of the Museo Nacional del Prado, which holds o ..read more
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Rosario de Velasco
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  Madrid, Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, 18 June to 15 September 2024 Valencia, Museo de Bellas Artes 7 November 2024 to 16 February 2025 The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza is jointly presenting with the Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia an exhibition on the Spanish figurative painter Rosario de Velasco (Madrid, 1904 - Barcelona, 1991). Curated by Miguel Lusarreta and Toya Viudes de Velasco, the artist’s great-niece, the exhibition brings together around 30 paintings from the 1920s to the 1940s - the earliest and the most important from Velasco’s career -  ..read more
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Georgia O’Keeffe: “My New Yorks”
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  The Art Institute of Chicago   June 2–September 22, 2024 Georgia O’Keeffe. East River from the Shelton (East River No. 1), 1927-28. New Jersey State Museum Collection. Purchased by the Association for the Arts of the New Jersey State Museum with a gift from Mary Lea Johnson. © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Photo by Peter S. Jacobs. This exhibition—featuring approximately 100 works across a range of media, including paintings, drawings, pastels, and photographs—is the first to seriously examine O’Keeffe’s urban landscapes, while also situating them in the diverse con ..read more
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Monet in Focus
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 The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA)  March 31 through August 11, 2024 Featuring five significant paintings by French Impressionist Claude Monet, including three special loans from the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris and two from the CMA’s own collection, the exhibition explores how Monet immersed himself in capturing the momentary effects of light and atmosphere at various times of day and under different weather conditions. The three paintings of Monet’s water garden reflect the artist’s sensitivity to the decorative qualities of color and form in his late works. This daring advance ..read more
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Käthe Kollwitz
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Museum of Modern Art  March 31 through July 20, 2024 The Museum of Modern Art has announced the first-ever New York City museum retrospective devoted to Käthe Kollwitz, and the first major international loan exhibition of her work in the United States in more than 30 years. On view at MoMA from March 31 through July 20, 2024, Käthe Kollwitz presents a focused exploration of the artist’s career in approximately 110 rarely seen examples of her drawings, prints, and sculptures drawn from public and private collections in the US and Europe. Organized chronologically, the exhibitio ..read more
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The Morgan Library & Museum Presents Far and Away: Drawings
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The Morgan Library & Museum will present Far and Away: Drawings from the Clement C. Moore Collection, on view June 28 through September 22, 2024, and Liberty to the Imagination: Drawings from the Eveillard Gift, on view June 7 through October 6, 2024.  These two exhibitions, tied to promised gifts, celebrate the Morgan’s one hundredth year as a public institution. Far and Away: Drawings from the Clement C. Moore Collection presents a selection of over eighty drawings from the promised gift of Clement C. (Chips) and Elizabeth Y. Moore; Liberty to the Imagination: Drawings from the Evei ..read more
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