Critic's picks

By Sebastian Smee
Globe Staff / February 6, 2011

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SEDUCTIVE SUBVERSION: WOMEN POP ARTISTS, 1958-1968 An international survey of women Pop artists. Through April 3. Tufts University Art Gallery. 617-627-3518,

RACHEL PERRY WELTY 24/7 A survey of vibrantly visual and witty conceptual art by this Boston area artist. Through April 24. DeCordova Sculpture Park + Museum, Lincoln. 781-259-8355,

LUCIEN AIGNER: PHOTO/STORY A selection of 74 images taken by the photographer in the 1930s. Through April 24. DeCordova Sculpture Park + Museum, Lincoln. 781-259-8355,

INTERSECTIONS INTERSECTED: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF DAVID GOLDBLATT A survey of this acclaimed South African photographer. Through May 1. University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 413-545-3670,

GABRIEL KURI: NOBODY NEEDS TO KNOW THE PRICE OF YOUR SAAB Work made from everyday materials by this esteemed Mexican artist. Through July 4. Institute of Contemporary Art. 617-478-3100, www.icabos

STAN VANDERBEEK: THE CULTURE INTERCOM The first museum survey of this media art pioneer and self-described “technological fruit-picker.’’ Through April 3. MIT List Visual Arts Center. 617-253-4680,

FRANCIS AL{Yuml}S: THE MOMENT WHERE SCULPTURE HAPPENS Inventive, playful, socially conscious conceptual art by the celebrated Belgian based in Mexico City. Feb. 16 through June 5. Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley. 781-283-2051,

MONET’S WATER LILIES: AN ARTIST’S OBSESSION Ten paintings borrowed from private and public collections in America in a show that focuses on Monet’s late work at Giverny. Feb. 17 through June 12. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford. 860-278-2670.

GOLDEN: DUTCH AND FLEMISH MASTERWORKS FROM THE ROSE-MARIE AND EIJK VAN OTTERLOO COLLECTION Nearly 70 paintings by the likes of Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Aelbert Cuyp, and Jan Brueghel the Elder. Feb. 26 through June 19. Peabody Essex Museum, Salem. 978-745-9500,

EL ANATSUI: WHEN I LAST WROTE TO YOU ABOUT AFRICA The first career retrospective by this celebrated artist, born in Ghana and resident in Nigeria, best known for his large-scale fabrics made from discarded bottle tops. March 30 through June 26. Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley. 781-283-2051,

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