• Atlanta: The High Museum of Art’s Picasso to Warhol: 14 Modern Masters (thru 4/29). Above: Henri Matisse’s Periwinkles/Moroccan Garden, 1912, courtesy of The High Museum of Art.
  • Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago’s Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective (5/16-9/9). Above: Mirror Six Panels, courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago. See why Whitewall Magazine’s Katy Donoghue loves the Art Institute here.
  • London: The Royal Academy of Arts’ A Bigger Picture by David Hockney (1/24-4/9). Above: The Big Hawthorne, 2008. Photograph courtesy of Richard Schmidt.
  • London: The Victoria and Albert Museum’s Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton (2/8-4/22). Above: Cecil Beaton’s Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes,
    June 1953 courtesy of Victoria & Albert images.
  • Los Angeles: Gagosian Gallery’s The Complete Spot Paintings by Damien Hirst (thru 2/10). Above: Urea-13C. Photograph courtesy of Timothy A. Clary/ AFP/ Getty Images.
  • New York: The Frick, one of Tory’s favorite NYC spots, will host a study of Renoir (2/7-5/13). Above: 70th Street Garden. Photograph by Michael Bodycomb, courtesy of The Frick Collection, New York.
  • New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations (5/10-8/19). Above: Guido Harari’s Portrait of Miuccia Prada, 1999. Courtesy of Guido Harari/Contrasto/Redux.
  • New York: Museum of Modern Art’s Cindy Sherman retrospective (2/26-6/11). Above: Untitled Film Still #21. 1978. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Horace W. Goldsmith Fund through Robert B. Menschel. © 2011 Cindy Sherman.
  • Paris: Musée D’Orsay’s Degas and the Nude (3/17-7/1). Above: Après le bain femme nue s’essuyant la nuque, 1898. Copyright Musee d’Orsay / Patrice Schmidt.
  • Philadelphia: Museum of Art, in Tory’s hometown, will host Van Gogh Up Close (2/1-5/6). Above: Image Courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • Rome: Galleria Borghese’s permanent Caravaggio, Raphael and Titian collection.
  • Tokyo: Museum of Contemporary Art’s Bloomberg Pavilion Project (ongoing).
  • Washington, DC: The Phillips Collection’s Snapshot: Painters and Photography (2/4-5/6). Above: Girl in Red Kimono by George Hendrik Breitner, Geesje KwakNoortman Master Paintings, Amsterdam. On behalf of private collection, Netherlands.

It looks to be a great year for art lovers. Some of the world’s best galleries and museums are gearing up for major shows. Click through above for a preview….