Spring Arts Preview 2007: Click for special report

National and International Shows

"Akte Weimar No. 157" by Vik Muniz, whose art is spotlighted beginning today at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in New York. (Licensed By Vaga, New York)

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Sunday, February 11, 2007

Noteworthy shows scheduled outside the Washington-Baltimore area.

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"Glenn Ligon: Some Changes," a touring survey of one of today's most interesting African American artists, gets its final showing, at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. Through April 15.

"Tintoretto," the first comprehensive exhibition of the great Venetian painter in 70 years, at the Prado Museum in Madrid. Through May 13.

"Citizens and Kings: Portraits in the Age of Revolution, 1760-1830," examining changes in portraiture connected to the revolutionary ideals of the Enlightenment, at the Royal Academy in London. Through April 20.

"Acting the Part: Photography as Theatre ," staged photographs from the earliest days of the medium through the present, at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Through May 21.

FEBRUARY

11 -- "Vik Muniz: Reflex," a touring show of photographs in which everyday materials are assembled to mimic famous paintings and photographs, at the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in New York. Through Dec. 6.

16-- "Optic Nerve : Perceptual Art of the 1960s," a major survey of op artists such as Victor Vasarely and Bridget Riley, at the Columbus Museum of Art. Through June 17.

17-- "Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor," the premiere of the first full-scale survey of this leading African American artist, at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Through May 13. (Travels to the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York in October.)

21 -- "Armenia Sacra," a major survey of Armenian Christian art that celebrates France's Year of Armenia, at the Louvre in Paris. Through May 21.

22-- " Gordon Matta Clark," a survey of the 10-year career of this influential conceptual artist of the 1970s, at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. Through June 7.

23 -- "The Hugo Boss Prize 2006: Tacita Dean," a solo exhibition of experimental films by this leading British artist, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Through June 6.

24 -- "When Color Was New," examining the first photographic artists to make extensive use of color film, at the Art Institute of Chicago. Through April 29.


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