Art across America

The Christian Science Monitor, December 18, 1998 | Go to article overview

Art across America


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Los Angeles County Museum of Art Picasso: Masterworks from The Museum of Modern Art Through Jan. 4. Paintings, drawings, sculptures, collages, and prints explore the artist's development over six decades, from 1904 through 1971. www.lacma.org San Francisco San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Richard Diebenkorn Through Jan. 19. The most comprehensive survey to date of this late American artist's career. www.sfmoma.org San Diego San diego museum of art M.C.Escher: A Centennial Tribute Through Jan. 3. Examines the Dutch artist's contemporary masterpieces. www.sddt.com/sdma.html DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA national gallery of art Van Gogh's Van Goghs: Masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Through Jan 3. Unusual opportunity to view paintings that rarely travel outside the Netherlands. Featuring 70 paintings from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, this exhibit illustrates Van Gogh's entire career. Edo: Art in Japan 1615-1868 Through Feb. 15. First comprehensive US survey of Edo-period Japanese art examines themes of religion, landscape, and the Samurai in nearly 300 works. www.nga.gov The Phillips Collection Impressionists in Winter: Effets de Neige Through Jan. 3. Impressionist winter landscapes characterized by "the effects of snow." Includes 65 paintings by such artists as Monet, Pissarro, Sisley, Caillebotte, and Morisot. (See story, left.) GEORGIA Athens Georgia Museum of Art Rembrandt: Treasures from the Rembrandt House, Amsterdam Through Jan. 10. Seventy-five etchings and drawings by the 17th-century Dutch master, including self-portraits, and landscapes, portraits, and studies. ILLINOIS Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago Mary Cassatt Through Jan. 3 Works by American artist known for her association with French Impressionists. www.artic.edu/aic/ IOWA Des Moines Des Moines Art Center Shifting Visions: O'Keeffe, Guston, Gerhard Richter Through Jan. …

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