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2001 - 2005, art shows throughout the world seen by ArtoftheDay

Between 2001 and 2005, ArtoftheDay published every day a calendar of art shows opening in museums throughout the world and in French speaking countries art galleries. Each notice, often illustrated, offers a short commentary and a link to the museum or gallery where the exhibition was taking place.

These thousands of notices are a precious source of information and reflect the art trends of the times. By clicking on their title you will get access to their contents.

Cecil Collins : Works on Paper
From october 31 2001 to january 26 2002
This display shows a selection of recently acquired prints, drawings and gouaches by the English artist Cecil Collins.
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Frank GehryY, an architect
From october 31 2001 to february 17 2002
This retrospective aims to offer the necessary background references to interprete the particular vocabulary of F.Gehry.Visitors could examine his most recent projects.
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The Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2001
From october 31 2001 to april 29 2002
The winners of the competition organised for this triennial - 40 competiting countries - present their works, demonstrating that poster is, still today, a real challenge for designers.
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Cai Guo Qiang : An arbitrary history
From october 30 2001 to january 6 2002
The museum offers a retrospective of that unusual artist through works coming from the Moma, the Guggenheim etc...
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Posing for Posterity : Portrait Drawings from the Collection
From october 30 2001 to january 20 2002
From the Renaissance au 19e siècle, le Getty proposes a panorama of portrait drawings in Western Europe. Among the 30 works on display, feature pieces by Gauguin, Charles-Nicolas Cochin or Hans Baldung Grien.
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Picasso: The Artist's Studio
From october 28 to january 6 2001
Paintings and drawings from collections around the world in which Picasso depicted his studio. This essential place of creation and meetings was painted by the artist throughout his career: cubism, realism, symbolism, surrealism.
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Prehistorical women. Eves and dreams, back again
From october 28 2001 to february 24 2004
In search of the prehistoric woman through archeological discoveries.
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Roger F. Ballen, Outland. André Lützen, Generation Boul Fale
From october 28 2001 to february 17 2002
These two exhibitions originally conceived separately are being juxtaposed in Krefeld. Ballen's photographies feature with astonishment the banal and the grotesque of the outsider's lives. Lützen's series introduce us in the Rap music [...]
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Bill Brandt : A Retrospective
From october 28 2001 to january 6 2002
155 photographs mostly from vintage prints survey different aspects of Brandt's talent, from the documentery style to the surreal one. The exhibit features Perspective of Nudesa series which establishes a close link between Brand's [...]
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Shanghai Childhood: Herta’s Story
From october 27 2001 to march 30 2002
The photographs by Narelle Jubelin illustrate the story of Herta Rosenzweig and her family, like thousands of other European Jews, escaped Nazi–occupied Vienna for the sanctuary of Shanghai in China in 1939.
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Mies van der Rohe. Design and architecture in Stuttgart, Barcelona, Brno
From october 27 2001 to february 24 2002
Alongside Le Corbusier, Wright, and Gropius, Mies van der Rohe was one of the most influential architects of the 20th century. This exhibition brings all his furniture designs together for the first time : original items dating from [...]
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All design. Living in a weightless room, , ,
From october 27 2001 to january 13 2002
The new space base ISS will welcome American, Russian and European researchers as soon as 2005. It raises the issue of living in a weightless room... What must that kind of interior space look like?
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The Cos Cob Art Colony : Impressionists on the Connecticut Shore
From october 27 2001 to january 20 2002
The exhibit features the works produced by American Impressionists in the Cos Cob Art colony. It includes works by John Twachtman, Theodore Robinson, Childe Hassam and J. Alden Wei.
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Dox Thrash: An African American Master Printmaker Rediscovered
From october 27 2001 to january 20 2002
60 prints and 30 drawings mainly created in the 1940's and 1950's
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The Eye of Shamba : A Retrospective of the Work of Eugene Grigsby
From october 27 2001 to january 27 2002
Aproximately 30 paintings, lithographs and woodcuts by Eugene Grigsby are displayed. The art of Grigsby has been influenced by his study of the Kuba people of Africa and the message of the king and patron Shamba Bulongongo.
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Out of Line : Arts Council Collection of Drawing
From october 27 to december 8 2001
Drawings of the Arts Council Collection are brought together, dated from 1930 to the present day, among which works by Ben Nicholson and Henry Moore.
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Relativities. International Miniature Prints
From october 27 to november 24 2001
Around the world in 70 cms square... Miniature prints from Argentina, China, India, Japan, Poland, Russia, Thailand, USA and Yugoslavia.
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Norman Foster, Architecture is About People
From october 26 to december 30 2001
First German retrospective of Norman Foster's work. This exhibition presents his architectural creations on a thematic way : mobility, communication, open spaces, ecology, technics, sociology...
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European Art, 1870-1940 : War and Revolution
From october 26 2001 to july 28 2002
About 40 european paintings, drawn from the collection of the museum, explore the impact on art of the political situation from 1870 to 1940. Works by Renoir, Monet, Degas, Matisse, Dufy, Braque, Dali, and de Chirico are brought together.
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Hamish Fulton
From october 26 2001 to january 6 2002
Pioneer of the Land Art, Hamish Fulton takes pictures during his journeys on foot. This exhibition presents his work from a journey from Spain to Portugal.
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Albuquerque Mendes
From october 26 2001 to january 13 2002
An anthology exhibition on Albuquerque Mendes, major Portuguese artist of the 1980s. His paintings as well as his performances question Portuguese culture and myths.
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Contact Zones: The Art of CD ROM
From october 26 to december 20 2001
A wealth of opportunity for cultural exchange and conceptual reflections has been catalysed by recent developments in digital art. 60 CD ROMS by artists from 18 countries are included.
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The Landscape in Italian Art 1900-1950
From october 26 2001 to january 6 2002
The exhibition presents a general survey on Italian painting of the beginning of the 20th c., through artits like Boccioni, Severini, Balla, Marinetti, De Chirico, Carrà, Savinio, Morandi, Casoratti, Pirandello, Fontana, Burri or Vedovi.
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ATribute to Edwin Morgan
From october 26 2001 to february 3 2002
Edwin Morgan is one of Scotland's greatest literary figures. The tribute has been conceived by two artists: Ron O' Donnell and Steven Campbell, working together for the first time.
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Unknown Amazon. Culture in Nature in Ancient Brazil
From october 26 2001 to april 1 2002
Archaeological findings and ethnographic history are combined to tell the long, rich history of man's adaptation and settlement in the tropical rain forest of the Amazon Basin.
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Barb Hunt : antipersonnel - A Fiber Installation
From october 25 2001 to january 20 2002
In various shades of pink wool, Hunt combines irony with ritual, using a traditionally feminine textile skill as a way of coping with grief and loss.
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Fabrizio Plessi
From october 25 2001 to january 9 2002
Installation in the Rotonda and at the entrance of the museum...
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Pisanello : painter to the Renaissance Court
From october 24 2001 to january 13 2002
This exhibition focus on two panels by this great artist of the Renaissance: The Vision of Saint Eustace and The Virgin and Child with Saints George and Anthony Abbot, preparatory drawings, medals, etc.
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Prelude to Brush & Ink. Chao Shao-an's Sketches and Paintings
From october 24 2001 to june 17 2002
Chao Shao-an (1905-1998) was a leading contemporary master of Chinese painting. The exhibition focuses on nearly 200 sketches of birds, flower, landscapes and insects with related paintings and selected photographs.
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The Americans
From october 23 to december 23 2001
A survey of current American art at the beginning of the 21st century. About 35 artists, from New York, Los Angeles and other parts of the country are exhibited, with emphasis placed on those who emerged in the 90ies.
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Pierre Daura
From october 23 2001 to march 3 2002
The 34 paintings, watercolors, drawings, sculpture and etchings on view trace Daura's carrer (Spanish, 1896-1976), from his early student days in Paris through his death in Virginia.
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Yeohlee: Supermodern Style
From october 23 2001 to january 5 2002
Fashion designer Yeohlee Teng (b. 1955) has been described as one of the most ingenious makers of clothing today. Yeohlee's unique design approach combines tradition and technology, architectural geometry and animated movement.
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Tribute to Rainer Kreissl. Asian collection donated to the National Gallery in Prague
From october 22 to september 30 2001
A presentation of the donation of the famous collector, consisting in pieces of pottery and porcelain. Among them is a decorative china panel illustrating the Fables of Aesop.
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Henry Moore
From october 21 2001 to january 27 2002
This is the first retrospective of works by Henry Moore in the US over the last 20 years. It covers the artist's entire career and emphasizes his core importance in the evolution of abstract art. The exhibit also features wood carvings, [...]
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Wood Turning In America from 1930 to the Present
From october 21 to december 30 2001
Showing approximately 125 objects of wood turning from private or institutional collections, the exhibition will focus on the 1960s till the 1990s : a most challenging and experimental time in wood turning.
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Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing
From october 21 2001 to may 12 2002
The exihibit features some important works by this internationally known artist, among which are A Book from the Sky, Square Word Calligraphy, The New English Calligraphy and A,B,C. His works are based on language and communcation [...]
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Xu Bing Installation
From october 21 2001 to january 6 2002
Chinese characters, cross-cultural affairs, sensuality and intellectual sophistication, the Chinese artist uses a blend of all those things for his installations.
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Indivisible
From october 21 2001 to january 6 2002
Eleven photographers explored different communities in today's United States: a fishing community in Alaska, a volunteer police unit in Florida or a union in New York, etc.
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Images of the family
From october 20 to november 25 2001
Family photos by amateurs and artists : Ulla Jokisalo Rico Gerbel, Wiebke Loeper, Eva von Platen, Corinna Schnitt, Martin Arnold.
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Tadanori Yokoo: DNF Anya Kouro
From october 20 2001 to january 14 2002
Among the works presented are new large-scale paintings of the “Y-shaped road” series that the artist created especially for this show.
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Spirit of Islam. Experiencing Islam through Calligraphy.
From october 20 2001 to may 31 2002
All the objects in the exhibition are decorated with calligraphy that reflects ideas relating to equality, community and peace. The label text accompanying each object translates the calligraphy and situates it within the larger cultural [...]
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The Spanish civil War. Dreams and Nightmares
From october 20 2001 to april 28 2002
This great exhibition marks the 65th anniversary of the arrival in Spain of the International Brigades. it focuses on the personal eperiences of soldiers and civilians and the impact of the war on artists and intellectuals. On display [...]
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Annual Cowboy Artists of America Exhibition
From october 20 to november 18 2001
Exhibition and sale of about 100 works: paintings, drawings, stone and bronze sculptures reflecting the life of cowbows...
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BP Portrait Award
From october 20 2001 to january 20 2002
On the subject of portraiture, the works for the 2000 Portrait Award are presented, together with a selection of paintings from the National Portrait Gallery's 20th century collection.
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Cleopatra of Egypt : From History to Myth
From october 20 2001 to march 3 2002
See sculptures and portraits that illuminate how Cleopatra was perceived by her contemporaries. And discover how Cleopatra’s story has endured hrough countless poems, paintings, movies, jewelry …
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AConnoisseurs Collection: Chinese Ceramics from the Victor Shaw Donation.
From october 20 2001 to march 10 2002
75 ceramics, reflecting the collector's taste and, a long tradition of Chinese art connoisseurship.
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Continuing Tradition.
From october 20 2001 to april 30 2002
This exhibition focuses on the evolution of coast salish basketry over the past fifty years.
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Desire and Devotion: Indian and Himalayan Art from the John and Berthe Ford Collection
From october 20 2001 to january 13 2002
150 sculptures and miniature paintings coming from one of the most extensive private collections of Indian and Himalayan art i
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Richard Long
From october 20 2001 to january 6 2002
The exhibition reconstitutes three pieces from the journey the artist undertook in 1989, through Portugal and Spain. Pictures, texts and sculptures will be displayed.
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Submarines
From october 20 2001 to june 30 2002
Children will be aimed by how submarines work and how they have been used in wartime. The exhibition marks the centenary of the submarine entering service with the Royal Navy, in 1901. [...]
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The forties House
From october 20 2001 to december 31 2002
The Museum has recreated 17 Braemar Gardens, the pre-war suburban in West Wickham, Kent, which featured in the Channel 4 series. It includes an introductory section on the making of the television series, a reconstruction of part [...]
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Hans Baldung Grien in Freiburg
From october 19 2001 to january 15 2002
Outstanding artist of the 16th c. in the Rhine region, Baldung Green came to Freiburg after studying in Dürer's workshop. The altar he created is one of his chief works and one of the last large winged altar-pieces before the Reformation.
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Horrible Histories: Funfair of Fear
From october 19 2001 to january 6 2002
Children's books, Horrible histories, promote an enthousiasm for the past and its rotten aspects.
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Paul McCarthy
From october 19 2001 to january 13 2002
Paul McCarthy uses a wide range of media to explore the darker sides of American society. The first survey exhibition in Europe about this provocative artist.
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The Fine Art of Photography
From october 19 2001 to january 13 2002
About 200 photographs, drawn from the collection of the museum are brought together, among which are a portrait by John Lennon embracing Yoko Ono.
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Brazil : Body and Soul
From october 19 2001 to january 27 2002
Two major periods in Brazilian art - namely Baroque and Modern Art - are featured with more than 250 objects blending 17th c. masterpieces and major modern art works and trace the influence of European, African and native art.
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Cin-o-matic: Memory and Cinematic Perception
From october 19 to december 30 2001
Cin-o-matic explores the evolution of the cinematic experience and the impact of new technologies on time-based works. The exhibition includes the artist collaborative project Adrift and works by Willy Le Maitre and Eric Rosenzveig, [...]
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The Fine art of photography
From october 19 2001 to january 13 2002
200 photographs from the Scottish National Photography Collection. Works by Adamson, Thomas, Annan, Clark, Carrick, Thomson, Stieglitz, Brandt, Arnold, Leibovitz...
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The Legacy of the Panthers
From october 19 2001 to january 6 2002
These photographs reveal the complexity and depth of the activities of the Black Panther Party, beyond the image of a black beret-wearing African American man.
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Into the Light : The Projected Image in American Art, 1965-1978
From october 18 2001 to january 27 2002
Into the Light is a general survey of the history of the projected image in art : holography, slides or film installations. Works by Vito Acconci, Joan Jonas, Mary Lucier, Bruce Nauman, and Dennis Oppenheim, etc.
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Juan Muñoz
From october 18 2001 to january 13 2002
The exhibit showcases the first sculptures created by the Spanish artist in the United States and offers a new vision of figurative sculpture.
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Helmut Newton : Work
From october 18 to december 30 2001
This retrospective of the work by the famous photograph, includes about 200 images, dating from 1960 through 2000. We find in those pictures, the unique style of Helmut Newton, mixture of sex and theater to fashion images.
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Pop Impressions Europe/USA : Prints and Multiples from the Museum of Modern Art
From october 18 2001 to december 13 2002
Print in the Pop Art movement through 90 works from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Works by Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, together with Richard Hamilton, Eduardo Paolozzi, Martial Raysse or Gerhard Richter are on display.
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Radical Fashion
From october 18 2001 to january 6 2002
A provocative exhibition highlighting the fashion trends of the future and showcasing the works of avant-garde international fashion designers of today : Chalayan, Miyake, Yamamoto, Margiela, Lang,...
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Televisions
From october 18 to january 6 2001
With paintings, photographs, sculptures, installations, videos and films gathered in "Televisions", we explore the way artists use, criticize and reinvent our experience of television.
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Power and Desire
From october 18 to december 31 2001
These 70 paintings drawn form the Collection of South Asian Paintings of the San Diego Museum of Art are on display for the first time in Asia.
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Treasury of the World : Jeweled Arts of India in the Age of the Mughals
From october 18 2001 to january 13 2002
Over 300 works, drawn from the unique collection of the Mughal period of the Kuwait National Museum, are on display, including jeweled items, weapons, carved jade and crystal bowls.
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Ellen Gallagher
From october 17 to december 30 2001
Multi-layered drawings, and 25 major paintings on lined writing paper with repetitive images by the young artist are on display.
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Interiors in the Age of Rembrandt
From october 17 2001 to january 20 2002
Approximately 50 paintings, among which works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Pieter de Hooch et Jan Steen, together with porcelain, silver and furniture give a picture of life and interiors in the Netherlands during the seventeenth century.
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London Fashion
From october 17 2001 to january 12 2002
A stunning and provocative exhibition exploring contemporary London fashion. With more than 100 clothing ensembles on view, it includes rare examples of vintage punk anti-fashion and mod street styles, as well as fashion by famous [...]
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Roni Horn: «Blah, blah, blah, your hair, Blah, blah, blah, your eyes; Blah, blah, blah, blah, care, Blah, blah, blah, blah, skies.»
From october 17 2001 to february 24 2002
For this exhibition, Horn has created three new photographic series and a sculpture in glass, continuing her interests in the construction of identity.
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The World from Here. Treasures of the Great Libraries of Los Angeles
From october 17 2001 to january 13 2002
The exhibition brings together the most rare pieces of the greatest institutions and libraries of Los Angeles and area.
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American Art in the Dutch tradition
From october 17 2001 to january 20 2002
This show focuses on the profound impact 17th century Dutch art, particularly still life and genre paintings, had on American artists. Major still lifes by James Peale, Severin Roesen, John Frederick Peto, as well as works by John [...]
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Katharina Grosse
From october 17 2001 to january 27 2002
The work by Katharina Grosse presses against the painterly tradition. This is the first time she exhibits in the West Coast.
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Nature Imprint
From october 17 2001 to june 17 2002
Rapid urbanisation brings us a lot of economic opportunities but keeps us away from all the beautiful things in the natural world. A group of photographers and ecologist from Hong Kong, spent a lot of time trying to capture the local [...]
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Telling Tales, Part II : Religious Images in the 19th century Art.
From october 16 2001 to january 26 2002
Continuing the strategy of the previous exhibition, this installation explores the interest for biblical subjects in the 1 th century.
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All Around the House, Photography of American-Jewish Communal Life by Jay Wolke
From october 15 2001 to january 1 2002
Rituals and various celebrations in contemporary Jewish life viewed by the photographer Jay Wolke. These pictures, taken between 1993 and 1997 are rich compositions full of emotions and reach out to a large public.
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Zero to Infinity : Arte Povera 1962-1972
From october 14 2001 to january 13 2002
Sculpture, installation, drawings, photography, film, and performance created by the artists of the Arte Povera, which emerged from the Italian miracle and the 1968 rebellion.
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Americanos: Portraits of the Latin Community in the United States
From october 14 2001 to january 6 2002
More than 100 pictures by the best photojournalists exploring the life of their comminity: work, family, leisure and art...
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From Fauvism to Impressionism: Albert Marquet from the Pompidou
From october 13 to december 30 2001
60 canvases and 20 drawings witness to changes in the artist's style. From his early Fauve works (Marquet together with A. Derain and H.Matisse founded the Fauvist movement) to Impressionism at the end of his career.
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Hirschfeld's New York
From october 13 2001 to january 27 2002
About 100 works by the famous graphic artist show us his vision of New York, its people, its theatre, since the 30s.
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Mirror with a Memory : The American Daguerreotype
From october 13 2001 to january 6 2002
Extraordinary exhibition devoted to daguerreotypes taken between 1840 and 1860 and celebrating the greatest artist of all, the Unknown Maker: landscapes, portraits, events, comic or spontaneous scenes.
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Carrie Mae Weems : The Hampton project
From october 13 2001 to january 6 2002
Carrie mae Weems, anthropologist and artist, presents an installation of photographs from the beginning century, on the question of education.
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Weaving China's Past : The Amy S. Clague Collection of Chinese Textiles
From october 13 to december 30 2001
More than 30 exquisite examples of Chinese textiles are on display, including a wide variety of decorative and religious textiles from the 10th through the 20th centuries.
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Pearls.
From october 13 2001 to april 14 2002
Since a long, people around the world have fashioned jewlery and decorative objects out of natural pearls, collected from both freshwater and marine mollusks.
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Picasso's Studio : David Douglas Duncan Photographs
From october 13 to december 19 2001
20 black and white photographs are brought together, some of which depicting the artist as he painted.
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Sacred and Profane
From october 13 2001 to january 13 2002
This exhibition examines the ways in which six contemporaries artists respond to the dual concepts of the spiritual and sacrilegious. It includes new commissions by Cathy de Monchaux et Adam Chodzko and works by Andres Serrano, Mat Collishaw, [...]
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Treasures of the Chinese Scholar
From october 13 2001 to january 6 2002
Objects traditionally collected by Chinese scholars : calligraphy, paintings, works in wood, ivory, lacquer, stone, from 770 B.C. to nowadays.
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Carrie Mae Weems : The Hampton project
From october 13 to january 6 2001
Exploring memories and history, this artist and anthropologist concentrates on the issues of educating African-and Native Americans at the Hampton Institute. Late 19th c. archive photos are enlarged and printed on transparent banners.
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Doug Aitken
From october 12 to november 25 2001
Winner of the international Prize at the 1999 Venice Biennale for his installation electric earth, Aitken has been hailed as one of the most exciting young artists of his generation. The Serpentine Gallery has commissioned this new work [...]
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Light Screens, The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright
From october 12 2001 to january 6 2002
About 50 windows and ancillary material reveal the remarkable evolution of the artistic language of the archictect of genius Frank Lloyd Wright. All windows are originals and most of them have never before been seen by the public.
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The Brueghel Enterprise
From october 12 2001 to february 17 2002
The copying of popular works was a generally accepted practice as early as the fifteenth century. The exhibition will focus on the ones produced by the studio of Pieter Brueghel the Young, in which many many compositions of Pieter [...]
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Louis-Philippe Hébert
From october 12 2001 to january 6 2002
Hébert (1850-1917) was considered as the greatestCanadian sculptor of his time. These 150 works illustrate the artist's wide range of themes, materials and techniques.
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David Hockney. Paintings 1960-2000
From october 12 2001 to january 27 2002
From intimate scenes to gigantic landscapes, 50 paintings illustratte David Hockney's career, the British man who devoted his work to watch and depict American way of life and culture.
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Michal Rovner
From october 12 2001 to january 6 2002
The images of this Israeli-born artist, at the crossroads of places and ideas, are beautiful and violent at the same time.
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Vital forms: American Art in the Atomic Age, 1940-1960
From october 12 2001 to january 6 2002
250 innovative works from the 1940-1960's are gathered in this interdisciplinary exhibition. All of them use an organic vocabulary inspired by a nature-based imagery specific to the postwar era, Rothko's paintings like the Predicta [...]
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William Kentridge
From october 12 2001 to january 6 2002
The exhibit features animated films, charcoal drawings and performances by the well-known South-American artist. It reveals his ironic vision of the political situation in his country and conveys his search for an identity.
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Tom Friedman
From october 12 2001 to february 3 2002
Friedman's sculptures are the result of processes carried to extremes. Friedman uses everday materials -sugar cubes, chewing gums, aspirine, spaghetti- to make extraordinay objects.
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Magnificent Vision : The Art of Li Keran
From october 12 to november 25 2001
120 masterpieces by Li Keran are on display, spanning the 40's to the 80's.
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Point of view: American Folk Art. From the William and Ann Oppenhimer Collection
From october 12 to december 16 2001
More than 85 works by 50 artists are on display, collected over the past thirty years by William and Ann Oppenhimer.
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Christina Ramberg Drawings
From october 12 to december 9 2001
Widely regarded as a central figure in the history of contemporary art in Chicago and in the history of feminist art, Christina Ramberg created paintings and drawings that reveal perceptions of gender and objectification of the female [...]
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One Planet Under a Groove : Hip Hop Contemporary Art
From october 11 to march 3 2001
relationship between visual arts and hip hop culture through the works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sanford Biggers, Renée Green, David Hammons, Nikki S.Lee, Chris Ofili, Erik Parker, Adrian Piper, Dario Robleto et Gary Simmons
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Piranese - Goya. Roma fantastica and the Sleep of Reason , , ,
From october 11 2001 to january 27 2002
300 prints illustrate the heyday of the Enlightenment and the disillusionment that followed. If the Roman ruins of Piranese glorify man's greatness and the scale of his achievements, Goya's series testify to man's stupidity and barbarity.
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Cottontails and Corgis: The Children's Books of Beatrix Potter and Tasha Tudor
From october 11 2001 to january 27 2002
To celebrate the centenary of the publication of The Tale of Peter the Rabbit, the Morgan Library displays about 35 early editions of Beatrix Potter and Tasha Tudor, along with watercolors and original manuscripts.
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Storm of Stillness. What is Architecture
From october 11 2001 to march 4 2002
By featuring architecture, design and mode projects, this exhibition ask the question. Are we looking for an architecture of the casual, a "non-architecture" thant would be the equivalent of the new form of communication and social [...]
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Les génies de la mer
From october 11 2001 to march 17 2002
77 masterpieces drawn from the rich collections of the Musée national de la Marine are on display. The occasion to admire monumental figureheads, sumptuous stern, among other navy French sculptures.
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Under foreign influence, Eastern and Western Enamel
From october 10 2001 to january 12 2003
Using various enameling techniques, enamelds are used since antiquity to decorate jewels ans precious objects. 230 works make us travel in time and space.
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Under foreign influence, Textiles from Europe and Asia
From october 10 2001 to march 24 2002
A collection of European textiles from the Middle Ages to the present days documents the continuous interest of Europe in the exotic motifs and designs inspired by Chinese silks, Syrian and Byzantine woven fabrics or Oriental carpets.
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Alberto Giacometti, 1901-1966 - Retrospective
From october 10 2001 to january 8 2002
For Giaccometti's centennial, a famous retrospective celebrates the major artists of the 20th century. Through the sculptures, drawings and paintings which have been exceptionally brought together, one will recognize the frail figures [...]
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Candace Wheeler: The Art and Enterprise of American Design, 1875–1900
From october 10 2001 to january 6 2002
Candace Wheeler (1827–1924) was America's first important woman textile and interior designer. Through approximately 105 textiles, wallpapers, paintings, and objects, this exhibition surveys Wheeler's long life and the highlights [...]
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Women China Decorators in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
From october 10 2001 to april 14 2002
Approximately 40 works dating from 1853 to the 1920s, highlight the development of the women's china-decorating movement in America. The display complements the exhibition about Candace Wheeler.
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Signac, 1863-1935
From october 9 to december 30 2001
This retrospective traces the carreer of the painter : early outdoors works, adoption of the Neo-Impressionist method of Seurat, to the pure color that Matisse and the Fauves admired so much. About 120 paintings, drawings, and prints [...]
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Onnasch Collection
From october 8 2001 to january 20 2002
This private German collection, exceptionally introduced in Spain, displays a synthetic vision of various trends in art over the second half of the 20thcentury : Newman, Haacke, Reinhard, Kelley, Twombly, Graham...
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Aelbert Cuyp
From october 7 2001 to january 13 2002
45 canvases and almost as many drawings by the great Dutch painter of the 17th century are on display, including many pastoral views of the Dutch countryside, portraits and biblical scenes.
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Middle Europa circa 1000
From october 7 2001 to january 27 2002
A look at the European past opens up a look into the European future... By featuring Hungarian, Czech, Slovakian, Polish and German exhibits, this exhibition tells the entry of West Slavs and Hungarians into the circle of Western [...]
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Masterpieces and Master Collectors : Impressionist and Early Modern Paintings from the Hermitage and Guggenheim Museums
From october 7 2001 to march 17 2002
The Guggenheim Hermitage Museum inaugurates its galleries with 45 masterpieces drawn from the two world-renowned collections, which highlights their complementarity. Key exemples of Impressionism and early Modernism are shown, such [...]
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The Art of the Motorcycle
From october 7 2001 to march 17 2002
130 motorcycles, in an installation by the architect Frank Gerhry, chronicle the most compelling moments in motorcycle design and technology.
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Thomas Eakins: American Realist
From october 7 2001 to january 6 2002
Some 60 major oil paintings, drawings, watercolors, sculptures and photographs by this outstanding American artist, are on display.
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Alexis Smith and Amy Gerstler: The Sorcere's Apprentice
From october 6 2001 to january 15 2002
This sculptural installation named The sorcerer's apprentice was created by the artist Alexis Smith and the poet Amy Gerstler. It reinvents the tale of magic adapted by the Brothers Grimm in the 19th century and then by Walt Disney [...]
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A Private Garden : The Jack and Elaine Folline Collection of the Works of Louis Comfort Tiffany
From october 6 2001 to january 21 2002
Over a 100 objects created by Tiffany, dated from 19th century to the 20s are featured, among which some Favrile glass vessels to dramatically glowing lamps.
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Yayoi Kusama : Early Drawings from the Collection of Richard Castellane
From october 6 2001 to january 6 2002
The small-scale, finely painted works on paper included in this exhibition span Kusama's early artistic development and reveal the independant nature of her work.
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Monet : A view from the river
From october 6 2001 to january 6 2002
Around the painting by Monet : Autumn on the Seine, Argenteuil, 1873, recentely acquired by the museum, the exhibition brings together works by the artists as well as Daubigny and Corot.
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Winslow Homer and the Critics : Forging a National Art in the 1870s
From october 6 2001 to january 6 2002
Nearly 80 paintings, watercolors and drawings by one of the most famous American painters, among which such masterpieces as Snap the Whip (1872), The Morning Bell (1871) and Breezing Up
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Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000. The Reva and David Logan Collection of Illustrated Books
From october 6 2001 to january 6 2002
Recognition of the importance of art books in 20th century modernism. 180 volumes from the Logan collection presenting works by Picasso, and also early works by Manet, Redon, Toulouse-Lautrec and Rodin.
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European Masterpieces: Six Centuries of Paintings from the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
From october 6 2001 to january 6 2002
About 75 paintings are choosen, among the most beautifull form the National Gallery of Victoria. Most of them are rarely seen outside of Australia.
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Natural wonders : 19th century American landscapes on paper
From october 6 2001 to january 6 2002
14 views by William Henry Jackson, William Troust Richards and others, illustrate the beauty of America's lands and demonstrate the diversity in landscape approaches.
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Alice Neel
From october 6 to december 30 2001
Portraits and other paintings by the famous American painter.
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Winifred Nicholson
From october 6 to november 17 2001
Winifred Nicholson's works are often overshadowed by those of her husband, Ben. She was a friend of Mondrian and her investigation of the properties of the colour spectrum mark her out for not being only a painter of flowers and still-lifes..
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Noguchi’s Beginnings (1985)
From october 6 to 1 2001
Half Japanese half American, the artist has always been inspired by both Eastern and Western traditions. His work is evocative of Japanese rock gardens. The exhibit was presented at the Venice Biennale
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Process on Paper : Eakins Drawings from the Bregler Collection
From october 6 2001 to january 6 2002
The exhibit features over 30 drawings by the artist and emphasises the particular importance of this technique for Eakins's career and teaching methods.
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Witness and Legacy : Contemporary Art about the Holocaust
From october 6 2001 to january 13 2002
About 70 works demonstrate that art can be a powerful vehicle not only for personal expression, but also for increasing global awareness and remembrance.
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Jacqueline Fraser, Portrait of the Lost Boys (in five parts with six details)
From october 5 2001 to january 13 2002
By integrating narrative pieces with installations of fabric and wire figures the artist relates the story of teenage male suicide.
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Wolfgang Laib : A Retrospective
From october 5 to december 30 2001
Leib's sculptures are inspired by the spiritual relationship between nature and eastern philosophies: purity, simplicity and organic elements (marble, milk, pollen, rice, beeswax), an art rich in components.
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Klee Figures
From october 5 2001 to january 13 2002
The figure as interpreted by Klee in oil, watercolor, gouache, and pen and ink, from 1908 to 1938.
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A work in progress
From october 5 2001 to january 13 2002
Conceptual art, performance, photography, painting, new media and installation are all incorporated in this first presentation of the Museum's collection in more than six years.
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American Originals : Treasures from the National Archives
From october 5 2001 to january 5 2002
The most essential documents of the American's history, among which : Louisiana Purchase Treaty, Thomas Edison's patent for the light bulb, and four-day display of the Emancipation Proclamation, issued and signed by President Lincoln.
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Hawai'i Rain Forests : Watercolors by Ben Norris
From october 5 2001 to february 24 2002
The watercolors in the exhibition reveal Norris' mastery of technique as well as his ability to capture the essence of Hawai'i's endangered rain forest.
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Jason Middlebrook, Dig
From october 5 2001 to january 13 2002
Using artificial materials, the artist creates a fake excavation site with its layers of ground. This installation questions the origins of New York City landscapes and structures...
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Hélio Oiticia
From october 5 2001 to january 13 2002
Quasicinema experimental films made by the Brazilian artist in the 1970's while he was living in New York.
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Face to Face. Portraits from Five Centuries
From october 4 2001 to january 27 2002
450 paintings, sculptures and drawings to illustrate the development of portrait art in Europe from Renaissance to the present day. A way to evoke the relationships between model, artist and observer.
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Dreams and Disillusions: Karel Teige and the Czech Avant-Garde
From october 4 to december 30 2001
The exhibit covers various creative aspects of the career of the 1920's avant-garde artist: photography, paintings, photomontages, collages, film scripts, and essay writing...
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Intersections and Translations
From october 4 2001 to april 7 2002
Three new installations by Chinese artist Wenda Gu have been created especially for his first solo show in Australia.
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Rodin. A magnificent obsession. Sculptures from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
From october 4 to december 5 2001
More than 70 works are brought together, drawn from one of the most comprehensive collection of the work by the master, from intimate studies to monumental finished sculptures.
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Vik Muniz : Repartee
From october 4 to december 16 2001
Using a long list of unorthodox materials - granulated sugar, tomato sauce, chocolate syrup - Muniz first creates an image, sculpturally manipulates it, and then photographs it. About 30 characteristic photographs are on view.
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Characters: Prints by Toyokuni III (1786-1864)
From october 3 2001 to january 6 2002
Three different prints series depicting heroes and villains, shown as they were probably represented in a Kabuki theater.
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Louise Bourgeois
From october 2 2001 to january 31 2002
Louise Bourgeois joins abstracts forms based on psychological experiences and identifiable representations of worldly items to convey to a sensible and timeless art.
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Heroes and Artists Brazilian Popular Art
From october 2 to december 9 2001
On display will be objects used by "cangaceiros" (bandits of Brazilian backlands) or by the people who inhabit the harsh plateaux. By offering an insight into their culture, this exhibition illuminates the tensions between the rural [...]
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Fabrizio *Plessi: Roma II
From october 2 2001 to january 31 2002
Fabrizio Plessi presnets his monumental work:Rome in wich he associates video-installations and Arte Povera tradition.
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Glass of the Sultans
From october 2 2001 to january 13 2002
A selection of approximately 160 of the most spectacular glass objects from the Islamic world will be on view, ranging from those inspired by the late antique tradition in the 7th century to 19th-century Persian and Indian glass.
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Neo-Impressionism : The Circle of Paul Signac
From october 2 to december 30 2001
Organized to complement the exhibition Signac 1863–1935, this presentation will bring together approximately 60 paintings, watercolors, drawings, and prints from the Metropolitan's collection. Works by G. Seurat, M. Luce, H.-E. Cross, [...]
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Charles Burchfield: Works on Paper
From october 2 2001 to february 10 2002
Charles Burchfield's often visionary interpretations of the landscape of the Ohio and western New York State, still evoke a spirit of mystery and reverence. This selection celebrates the recent acquisition of a set of his wood engravings [...]
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Selections from the Tannhauser Collection
From october 2 2001 to january 31 2002
The Tannhauser art dealer collection contains importants works of Impressionnist and Post-Impressionnist art: paintings by Cézanne,Degas,Manet,Picasso,Pissarro and Van Gogh.
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Visionary Landscapes. The glassworks of Josh Simpson
From october 2 2001 to february 10 2002
Simpson began his career by creating wine goblets, a few of which were used in the White House during the Carter administration. Since then, his work has become more abstract and suggestive of planetary landscapes.
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Smithsonian African-American Photography, the First 100 Years & 1842-1942 & art and Black Activism
From october 1 2001 to january 31 2002
History of Afro-American population viewed through the lens of over 25 artists, consisting of portrait photography, journalistic and documentory work by P.Ball, A.Washington, J.VanDerZee,M.Sleet, P.H.Polk, A.Scurlock, M. Smith, G.Parks, [...]
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Goya's drawings
From october 1 to december 31 2001
Selection of 50 works, drawings and engravings of Los Desastres de la Guerra. Goya is one of the most important Spanish painters and graphic artists in the turn of the 19th century.
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Tracey Moffatt
From october 1 to december 30 2001
Of Aboriginal descent, Tracey Moffatt is one of Australia's foremost contemporary artists. Her films and photographs, characterised by stylization and artifice are inspired by subjects including racism, Victorian pornography and Mad Max movies.
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Highlights of Iberian Culture : The Shelby White and Leon Levy Collection
From october 1 2001 to january 31 2002
The Iberian antiquities presented span a period going from the 4th millennium B.C. to the 4th century A.D. and provide a unique opportunity to explore the cultural and artistic heritage of Spain.
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In Your Own Backyard.
From october 1 2001 to january 31 2002
It's the first public showing of a baptismal font from St Fittick's Church.This exhibition also features other archaeological item of Aberdeen's past.
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Pygmies
From october 1 to 31 2001
The exhibition propounds an ethnologic analysis of this population : everyday life articles, documentaries, illustrate the studied subject.
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