Art Hopping from Boston to DC

September 26, 2010 at 4:18 pm Leave a comment

Brushstroke, Roy Lichtenstein, 1997, fabricated 2003, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC. Photo by author.

Along the Northeast to Mid Atlantic coast, there’s plenty of public culture themed art exhibitions to see this fall.


Museum of Fine Art, Boston

Preserving History, Making History: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, closes 12/31/10

Under the Skin: Tattoos in Japanese Prints , closes 1/2/11


American Folk Art Museum, Lincoln Square Branch

9/11 National Tribute Quilt, permanent display

Brooklyn Museum

Work of Art: Abdi Farah, closes soon 10/17/10

A Museum Show as a TV Contest Prize, NY Times article by Karen Rosenberg, August 18, 2010

Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, Bravo TV

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera, opens 11/19/10, closes 4/10/11

International Center of Photography

Cuba in Revolution, closes 1/9/11

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Doug + Mike Starn on the Roof: Big Bambú, closes 10/31/10

Behind the Scenes photos of Big Bambú on Flickr


Small Scale, Big Change: New Architecture of Social Engagement, opens 10/3/10, closes 1/3/11

Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, closes 3/21/11

Morgan Library and Museum

Roy Lichtenstein: The Black-and-White Drawings, 1961-1968, closes 1/2/11

Following the Dots Around the City, NY Times article by Roberta Smith, 9/23/10

Public Art Fund

Statuesque, various locations in Manhattan, closes 12/3

Pondering Sculpture Under the Trees, NY Times article by Ken Johnson, 8/26/10

Randy Gander, The Happy Prince, Central Park-Freedman Plaza, closes 4/10/11

Studio Museum of Harlem

Harlem Postcards, closes soon 10/24

Whitney Museum of American Art

Lee Friedlander: America by Car, closes 11/28/10



Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

Erin Shirreff: Still, Flat, and Far, closes 12/15

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Isamu Noguchi at Philadelphia Museum of Art, closes summer ’11



Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Black Box Superflex, closes 11/28/10

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