Lawrence Levi

  • traveling exhibitions

    Pierre Bonnard,” the first retrospective of the artist’s work in New York in more than thirty years, will open at the Museum of Modern Art on June 21 and run through Oct. 13. John Elderfield, MoMA’s deputy director for curatorial affairs and chief curator at large, has slightly pruned the show that opened last February at London’s Tate Gallery (Richard Shone’s review of the original selection, which remains on view at the Tate until May 17, begins on p. 139) from 108 works down to 90. “I’ve tightened the show quite a bit,” says Elderfield. “New York is a tougher town on artists.” The MoMA

  • traveling exhibitions

    The following lists venues through previously previewed exhibitions.

    Fernand Léger,“ New York’s first major retrospective of the artist’s work in more than forty years, opens at the Museum of Modem Art on Feb. 15, where it will remain until May 12. This is a scaled-down version (65 works from more than 200) of the show that originated at the Centre Georges Pompidou (Artforum preview, May 1997) before moving (at full size) to Madrid’s La Reina Sofia, where it is currently on view through Jan. 12. ”Arthur Dove: A Retrospective Exhibition,“ previously seen at the Phillips Collection in Washington,