ART STARS
Queue Up For Summer's Blockbusters


NEW YORK: The Metropolitan Museum of Art mounts Gauguin In New York Collections: The Lure of the Exotic from June 18 to October 20, rounding up 120 artworks that trace painter Paul Gauguin’s career from Paris to Tahiti. (212) 535-7710, www.metmuseum.org

LOS ANGELES: After raves abroad, Andy Warhol Retrospective arrives stateside at L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art through August 18, starring the artist’s famed neon takes on Campbell’s soup, Marilyn Monroe, and Mao Tse-tung. (866) 492-7465, www.moca.org

CHICAGO: Through October 6, you can view Nudes by Penn at the Art Institute of Chicago. Famed fashion photographer Irving Penn explored the voluptuous female figure in a 1949-1950 series as well as a dancer’s movement in 1999 works. (312) 443-3600, www.artic.edu