NEW YORK ART BOOK FAIR The entire museum is filled with so many small publishers of art books, zines and other visually appealing codices that in past years I’ve gotten faint in less than an hour. Sept. 22–24 at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, nyartbookfair.com, momaps1.org.
RADICAL WOMEN: LATIN AMERICAN ART, 1960-1985 Part of “P.S.T.: LA/LA.” Charting the radical innovations of 100 female artists in 15 countries over 25 critical years. Sept. 15–Dec. 31, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, hammer.ucla.edu.
EDVARD MUNCH: COLOR IN CONTEXT The influence of contemporary spiritual and scientific ideas on the Norwegian master’s color choices examined in 21 prints. Sept. 3–Jan. 28, National Gallery of Art, Washington, nga.gov.
MODIGLIANI UNMASKED Early drawings never before shown in America will feature in this 150-work exploration of the Italian painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani’s Jewish and global influences. Sept. 15–Feb. 4, the Jewish Museum, thejewishmuseum.org.
RODIN Marking the centenary of Auguste Rodin’s death are a number of large shows across the country, including “Rodin — 100 Years,” Sept. 1–May 13, at the Cleveland Museum of Art (clevelandart.org); “The Hysterical Material,” Sept. 14–Dec. 17, at the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago (smartmuseum.uchicago.edu); and “Rodin at the Met,” Sept. 16–Jan. 15 (The Met Fifth Avenue, metmuseum.org). More information at rodin100.org/en.
NEVER BUILT NEW YORK Models, plans and renderings of ambitious but unrealized projects, such as a 13-foot tall model of Steven Holl’s “Parallax Towers,” 10 slender skyscrapers that would have risen from the Hudson River at West 72nd Street; and an unbuilt pavilion for the 1964 World’s Fair. Sept. 17–Feb. 18, Queens Museum, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, queensmuseum.org.
NAIRY BAGHRAMIAN: DEFORMATION PROFESSIONNELLE The Berlin-based Iranian sculptor uses her first international museum show, co-organized with Ghent’s SMAK, to deconstruct her medium with a series of site-specific installations. Sept. 7–Feb. 4, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, walkerart.org.
GENERATION WEALTH BY LAUREN GREENFIELD In her first major retrospective,…