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Arts and museum exhibitions coming this fall

"Byzantine Frieze," by Romare Howard Bearden, will be on display at the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington beginning Nov. 18. Photo Credit: Heckscher Museum of Art

RODIN AT THE MET (Sept. 16-Jan. 15, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave.) One of the world’s top collections of Auguste Rodin’s works is exhibited in observance of the centennial of his death. Among nearly 50 marbles, bronzes and terra cottas in the refurbished Cantor Sculpture Gallery are such masterpieces as “The Thinker” and “The Hand of God.” 212-535-7710, metmuseum.org

NEVER BUILT IN NEW YORK (Sept. 17-Feb. 18, Queens Museum, Flushing Meadow Corona Park) Through models, animations and architectural drawings, experience the New York City that might have been had it adopted such concepts as Buckminster Fuller’s dome over Manhattan, floating airports or apartment buildings buttressing interborough bridges. 718-592-9700, queensmuseum.org

MAX ERNST: BEYOND PAINTING (Sept. 23-Jan. 1, Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St.) Radical techniques of the pre-eminent Dada and Surrealist artist are represented in a survey emphasizing experimentation that sought to articulate the madness of two world wars. The 100 artworks include overpaintings, collages and sculptures of painted stone. 212-708-9400, moma.org

IN HARM’S WAY (Oct. 6-Dec. 31, Long Island Museum, 1200 Rte. 25A, Stony Brook) Five years after superstorm Sandy, the museum traces the history of preparation for and recovery from epic hurricanes and nor’easters to hit New York, beginning with Hurricane Lee in 1938, aka “the Long Island Express.” 631-751-0066, longislandmuseum.org

PERMANENT RECOLLECTION (Oct. 21-Dec. 31, Guild Hall Museum, 158 Main St., East Hampton) Selections from the 19th to 21st centuries in the museum’s collection by such artists as Thomas Moran, Fairfield Porter, Willem de Kooning, Jane Freilicher and Ross Bleckner. 631-324-0806, guildhall.org

PERMANENT COLLECTION: FIVE AND FORWARD (Nov. 10-October 2018, Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill) The Parrish celebrates its fifth anniversary at its new home with an installation from its collection, ranging from classical landscapes and portraiture by William Merritt Chase to Abstract Expressionist works by James Brooks and radical threadwork by Alan Shields. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org

FROM FRANKENTHALER TO WARHOL: ART OF THE ’60S AND ’70S (Nov. 18-March 11, Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington) Abstract Expressionists ruled the mid-20th century roost as the next generation countered with more objective art — minimalism, photorealism and pop art. Among them were the title artists, plus Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Larry Rivers, Robert Rauschenberg, Audrey Flack and other rebels. 631-351-3250, heckscher.org

EDVARD MUNCH: BETWEEN THE CLOCK AND THE BED (Nov. 15-Feb. 4, The Met Breuer, 945 Madison Ave.) Best known for his haunting depictions of anxiety and alienation, Munch returned to those themes later in life, tempered with feelings of desire and mortality. The 45 artworks include 16 from Munch’s personal collection that have never been seen in the United States. 212-731-1675, metmuseum.org

FOOL THE EYE (Nov. 18-March 4) Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor) Is the object two or three dimensions? Is it a painting or a photo? Bronze or wood? Step to one side or the other and you may change your mind. Franklin Hill Perrell, who curated last year’s “Feast for the Eyes,” presents another visual tease. 516-484-9337, nassaumuseum.org

DAVID HOCKNEY (Nov. 27-Feb. 25, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave.) As the British master turns 80, Hockney’s lifelong love of painting is embraced in a retrospective making its only North American stop, with iconic works from a career spanning the 1960s to the present. 212-535-7710, metmuseum.org

AND KEEP IN MIND . . .

CONNECTION (Through Oct. 29, Reboli Center for Art and History, 64 Main St., Stony Brook) The fourth exhibit at the new center named for the late Stony Brook painter Joseph Reboli features an artist he inspired. Vicki Sawyer, now of Tennessee, specializes in portraits of birds and wildlife sporting hats and fashion accessories. 631-751-7707, rebolicenter.org

ANDY WARHOL (Through March 11, David Filderman Gallery, Axinn Library, Hofstra University, Hempstead) Screenprints and photographs, many from the Hofstra University Museum collection, reveal the process of the pop artist’s work. 516-463-5672, hofstra.edu/museum

MODIGLIANI UNMASKED (Sept. 15-Feb. 4, The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave.) Early 20th century drawings — many shown for the first time in this country — illuminate the Italian Sephardic Jewish influence on Modigliani’s art. 212-423-3200, thejewishmuseum.org

ARTS OF KOREA (Opens Sept. 15, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy.) First millennium ceramics serve as centerpieces of the museum’s pioneering Korean collection. Some are exhibited for the first time, thanks to the new galleries devoted to Asian and Middle Eastern art. 718-638-5000, brooklynmuseum.org

THINKING MACHINES: ART AND DESIGN IN THE COMPUTER AGE, 1959-1989 (Sept. 23-Jan. 7, Museum of Modern Art, 11 53rd St.) Artworks produced by computers are exhibited along with designs of early computational machines. Works by human artists, such as John Cage, are displayed next to those of IBM and Apple. 212-708-9400, moma.org

THE LOCKHORNS MEET HOWARD HUGE (Oct. 6-Nov. 5, Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington) We could use a barrel of laughs just now. Revisit the world of Leroy and Loretta Lockhorn and an aptly named St. Bernard in a comic-strip retrospective of the career of Bill and Bunny Hoest. 631-351-3250, heckscher.org

ART AND CHINA AFTER 1989: THEATER OF THE WORLD (Oct. 6-Jan. 7, Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.) A survey of art from the time of the Tiananmen Square massacre to 2008 examines the most transformative period in modern Chinese history. 212-423-3575, guggenheim.org

TOYIN OJIH ODUTOLA: TO WANDER DETERMINED (Opens Oct. 20, Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort St., Manhattan) For her New York museum debut, the African-American artist creates life-size fictional portraits of aristocratic Nigerian families, reimagining traditional portraiture as a narrative vehicle. 212-570-5600, whitney.org

ANNUAL MEMBERS EXHIBITION (Nov. 4-29 and Dec. 9-Jan. 25, Art League of Long Island, 107 E. Deer Park Rd., Dix Hills) The yearly display of works by Art League members is so large that it’s divided by two in alphabetical-by-name exhibits, A through L, the M through Z. 631-462-5400, artleagueli.net

BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE: ANNUAL MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION (Dec. 1-Jan. 28, Long Island Museum, 1200 Rte. 25A, Stony Brook) Long Island Museum artists are asked to address visually the question: Do you prefer observing winter from the cozy indoors or outside in the elements? 631-751-0066, longislandmuseum.org

— Steve Parks

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