’s Top 20 Must-See Museum Exhibitions for Summer 2008

From an exhibition that brings together 45 paintings and never-before-seen photographs by Frida Kahlo in San Francisco to a long-overdue review Fernand Léger’s major works at the Fondation Beyeler in Basel, Switzerland, has released its lists of the most anticipated exhibitions taking place this summer around the world. Full descriptions are available at .

“For the first time, details on thousands of art exhibitions around the world are all available in one place – at This top 20 list will help holiday travelers plan the ultimate cultural excursions and see the shows that promise to be the talk of the summer art season,” said Moti Shniberg, founder and CEO of

US Exhibition Highlights

· Making It New: The Art and Style of Sara and Gerald Murphy (Dallas Museum of Art)

· Los Angelenos/Chicano Painters of L.A.: Selections from the Cheech Marin Collection (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

· Gilbert & George (Milwaukee Art Museum)

· Everything’s Here: Jeff Koons and His Experience of Chicago (Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago)

· The Baroque World of Fernando Botero (New Orleans Museum of Art)

· Calder Jewelry (Philadelphia Museum of Art)

· Life on Mars, the 2008 Carnegie International (Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh)

· Frida Kahlo (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)

· Louise Bourgeois (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City)

· Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe (Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City)

International Exhibition Highlights

· Paul Klee, A Play of Forms (The Albertina in Vienna, Austria)

· 16th Biennale of Sydney: Revolutions – Forms That Turn (The Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia)

· The House of Viktor & Rolf (Barbican Centre in London, United Kingdom)

· Fernand Léger, Paris-New York (Fondation Beyeler in Basel, Switzerland)

· Masters from the Israel Museum’s Collection (The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Israel)

· Time & Place: Milano-Torino 1958-1968 (Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden)

· Y. Moralis. Traces (Museum of Contemporary Art, Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation, in Andros, Greece)

· The 1930s: The Making of “The New Man” (National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Canada)

· Cy Twombly: Cycles and Seasons (Tate Modern in London, United Kingdom)

· Stray Alchemists (Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China)


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