Fall Ushers In Museum Art Shows

Sunday, October 7, 2007

Here are some of the top art-museum shows appearing this fall, in Washington and beyond.


"Edward Hopper," a comprehensive survey of the American master's career, at the National Gallery of Art. Through Jan. 21.

"Morris Louis Now: An American Master Revisited," a retrospective of the founder of the Washington Color School, at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum. Through Jan. 6.

"Wack! Art and the Feminist Revolution," an international survey exploring the impact of feminism on contemporary art from 1965 to 1980, at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Through Dec. 16.

"J.M.W. Turner," a comprehensive retrospective of the great British landscape painter, at the National Gallery of Art. Through Jan. 6.


7 -- "The Art of the American Snapshot, 1888--1978: From the Collection of Robert E. Jackson," approximately 200 photographs chronicling the evolution of the genre, at the National Gallery of Art. Through Dec. 31.

7 -- "D¿j¿ Vu? Revealing Repetition in French Masterpieces," an ambitious exhibition featuring 76 works from the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th, at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. Through Jan. 1.

10 -- "Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World," more than 200 artworks in many media, along with documentary material, explore this West African culture, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art. Through Jan. 27.

10 -- "Louise Bourgeois," a major retrospective of the nonagenarian artist from New York, at the Tate Modern in London. Through Jan. 20.

11 -- "Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love," this country's first full-scale survey of the work of this controversial African American artist, at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. Through Feb. 3.

12 -- "Seduced: Art and Sex from Antiquity to Now," an ambitious show of X-rated art assembled by British scholars, at the Barbican Art Gallery in London. Through Jan. 27.

14 -- "Dali: Painting & Film," examining the influence of cinema on the Spanish surrealist and his role in film, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Through Jan. 6.

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