Theater & art

Critic’s picks: art museums

Jeff Koons’s stainless steel rabbit is part of the show “This Will Have Been.”

Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons’s stainless steel rabbit is part of the show “This Will Have Been.”

THIS WILL HAVE BEEN: ART, LOVE, AND POLITICS IN
THE 1980S

An exciting overview of some of the main currents of art in the 1980s. Through March 3. Institute of Contemporary Art. 617-478-3100, www.icaboston.org

SOL LEWITT: THE WELL-TEMPERED GRID

Work from five decades focusing on the importance of the grid to LeWitt’s career, and emphasizing his passion for music — especially Bach. Through Dec. 9. Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. 413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu

WEATHERBEATEN: WINS­LOW HOMER AND MAINE

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Timed to coincide with the opening of the renovated Winslow Homer Studio at Prouts Neck, this show gathers together 35 major works painted by Homer in the final decade of his life. Through Dec. 30. Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine. 207-775-6148, www.portland
museum.org

CARO: CLOSE UP

The great British modernist sculptor is honored with a three-room overview of his career, from early drawings during his days as a student of Henry Moore to later sculptures and experiments with paper. Through Dec. 30. Yale Center For British Art, New Haven. 877-274-8278, www.britishart.yale.edu

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