Happenings: Top Art News, from “Chicago in L.A.” to Francis Bacon in Monaco

This week, we launch our first summer city guide, featuring our home turf, New York; we highlight the permanent collection at Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA); and we feature the Brooklyn Museum’s current show “Chicago in L.A.: Judy Chicago’s Early Work, 1963–74.”
… in Los Angeles, opens at Project Gallery; opens at Anna Meliksetian | MJBriggs; Matthew Rolston opens at Diane Rosenstein Fine Art; and “Infinitude” opens at Roberts & Tilton; opens at Gagosian Gallery; and “Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky” open at LACMA.
… in San Francisco, opens at Altman Siegel Gallery; and open at Gallery Wendi Norris; Marc Katano opens at Stephen Wirtz Gallery; and “Modernism from the National Gallery of Art” opens at the de Young Museum.
… in London, opens at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery; opens at Bernard Jacobson Gallery; “, , ” and open at White Cube; opens at Pi Artworks; Mario Dellavedova opens at Sprovieri; and opens at Victoria Miro Gallery.
In the news last week, legendary poet Maya Angelou died (New York Times) and her portrait was added to the National Portrait gallery (ARTINFO); ’s new performance work is tied up in controversy over “nothing” (The Guardian); plans are underway for an institute dedicated to in Monaco (The Guardian); State Russian Museum plans a satellite in Málaga, following Pompidou’s lead (The Art Newspaper); a Frenchman came clean after stealing a Rembrandt painting 15 years ago, with a story that is reminiscent of the popular novel The Goldfinch (ARTnews); video art fair Moving Image plans an edition in Istanbul this fall (The Art Newspaper).