DANCE/DRAW Work by 40 artists exploring the multilayered connection between drawing and dance in contemporary art. Through Jan. 16. Institute of Contemporary Art. 617-478-3100, www.icaboston.com
DEGAS AND THE NUDE Edgar Degas’s career-long fascination with the nude - mostly female but also male - is addressed for the first time in this ambitious exhibition organized by Degas expert and departing MFA curator George Shackelford. Through Feb. 5. Museum of Fine Arts. 617-267-9300, www.mfa.org.
PRINTS AND THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE A rich and scholarly exhibition delving into the connections between artists and science through the dissemination of prints, maps, books, and scientific instruments in the 16th century. Through Dec. 10. Harvard Art Museums. 617-495-9400, www.harvardartmuseums.org.
AMERICAN VANGUARDS: GRAHAM, DAVIS, GORKY, DE KOONING, AND THEIR CIRCLE, 1927-1942 A look at the influence of John Graham’s circle on American modernism. Sept. 21, 2012 - Dec. 21, 2012. Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover. 978-749-4015, www.andover.edu/Museums/Addison.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Because of a reporting error, a critics pick for the art exhibit American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, de Kooning, and Their Circle, 1927-1942 at the Addison Gallery of American Art was mistakenly included in Sundays Arts section, the Oct. 13 g section, and the Sept. 11 Fall Arts Preview. The show does not open until Sept. 21, 2012.