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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.

Web Wizards
From november 30 2001 to april 21 2002
One of the most exciting areas of contemporary design is web design. The exhibition features the most dynamic and inovative web designers.
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Portraits of an Era : Milton H. Greene
From november 30 2001 to january 25 2002
The photographic archive of American photographer Milton H. Greene (1922-1985) contains images of fashion, beauty and Hollywood actors, from Marylin Monroe to Steve McQueen and Judy Garland. This a rare occasion to see his work, very [...]
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Re: mote
From november 30 2001 to january 19 2002
Re: mote brings together international artists using photography, video and new media to explore the contemporary perspective on the debate around the conflict between nature and technologie.
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National Sculpture Prize
From november 30 2001 to march 10 2002
Forty recent works by Australian artists selected for the National Sculpture Prize 2001 are on display.
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Robert Smithson, Berndt and Hilla Becher
From november 30 2001 to march 3 2002
They met in Germany in 1968, Berndt et Hilla Becher then introduced Robert Smithson to the industrial landscape that influenced them. The exhibited works show the affinities of these artists.
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Tacita Dean
From november 30 2001 to january 6 2002
For this exhibition, Tacita will present one of her most famous work: Bubble House, together with a more recent work.
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The Edge of the World : Mapping Scotland
From november 30 2001 to december 31 2002
Maps and atlases from the 17th and 18th centuries and show the development of mapping the country of Scotland.
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Sport in Contemporary art
From november 29 2001 to february 3 2002
Works by international artists devoted to sportive utopia... Sport is an autonomous spave, an alternative world promising specific emotions, causing individual or collective physical exploits...
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Atelier : machyderm inc.
From november 29 2001 to february 3 2002
On the question: « Must this Christmas always be better than the last? », the Ontario-based collaborative machyderm inc. proposes a new installation.
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Louise Nevelson : Structures Evolving
From november 29 2001 to january 27 2002
The artist, a pioneer of sculptural environments, created her works using all kinds of media : sculptures, wall reliefs, collages and prints.
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Dreaming without Dreams
From november 28 2001 to february 3 2002
Appealing to imagination currently appears to be a commonplace instrument for conveying social, economic and political convictions. But nowadays, descriptions of a complexe reality have been replaced by oversimplified images of wishes [...]
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The Great Wall : Gems of Cultural Relics of the Nomadic Tribes
From november 28 2001 to march 10 2002
The Great Wall had a deep impact onto the development of the Chinese nation with various ethnic groups and diversified culture. 120 relics are on display, among which the crown for the king of the Xiongn tribe found in China and a spectacular [...]
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Christmas Past: 400 Years of Seasonal Traditions in English Homes
From november 27 2001 to january 6 2002
An exploration of the meanings and origins of some of the most common customs at Chistmas Time.
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Japanese Woodblock prints of the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa eras from the P. H. Roach, Jr. Collection
From november 27 2001 to march 17 2002
In 3 rotations, exemples of ukiyo-e tradition works are presented. The first part covers the Meiji Period (1868-1911), the second one, the late Meiji and Taisho Periods (1912-1925), and the last one is dedicated to Taisho and Showa [...]
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Retrospective for the 100th Birthday of Bruno Goller
From november 25 2001 to march 3 2002
A great exhibition devoted to German painter Bruno Goller. His still unknown work will be featured with 70 first-class pictures.
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Retrospective for the 100th Birthday of Bruno Goller
From november 25 2001 to march 3 2002
A great exhibition devoted to German painter Bruno Goller. His still unknown work will be featured with 70 first-class pictures.
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Conran Foundation Collection 2001 - Marc Newson
From november 24 2001 to february 24 2002
Every year, Sir Terence Conran chooses a guest curator to spend £30,000 on "things you'd love to live with" which are exhibited as the Conran Foundation Collection. His choice this year in the industrial design star Marc Newson.
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Memphis Remembered
From november 24 2001 to january 27 2002
Memphis is a landmark in design history. This retrospective celebrates the work of Sottsass, Branzi and the rest of the collective.
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Belle-Ile - Monet, Russell and Matisse in Brittany
From november 24 2001 to february 3 2002
This exhibit features 30 works by impressionists who stayed and worked in Brittany : Claude Monet, Henry Matisse and John Peter Russell.
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Hans-Peter Feldmann
From november 24 2001 to january 27 2002
Booklets with seemingly trivial images: post cards, photos, toys revisited and interpreted by the artist in a very personal manner.
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The dawn of the floating world : 1650-1765
From november 24 2001 to february 17 2002
Ukyiyo-e pictures of the floating world provide an incomparable record of Japanese life and their influence on western painters was critical in the latter half of the 19th century. Innovative artists such as Hishikawa Moronobu (d. 1694), [...]
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Richard Wright
From november 24 2001 to march 10 2002
This artist, based in Glasgow created an ensemble of paintings and drawings especially and directly created on the wall of the gallery. Tattoos, illuminations and gothic print type decorate therefore the walls of the place.
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Almost Warm and Fuzzy: Chidhood an Contemporary Art
From november 24 2001 to january 20 2002
The world of childhood is seen through the work of contemporary artists such as Art Guys or Maria Fernanda Cardoso.
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Designer Jewels
From november 24 2001 to january 5 2002
Jewels by Amouroux, Césarée, Christel, Copo, Dehays, Falconnier, Galin, Gilbert, Haramburu, His, Laronche, Lerolle, Martial, Pham, Otwell-Negre, Perena, les sœurs Carrossières, Tessier, Vitry and Weimann...
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MUKA Youth Prints
From november 24 to december 2 2001
Annual appointment ,MUKA exhibits this gallery-studio and invites artists from all over the world to create eight lithographies for sale.
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Four Centuries of Prints and Drawings: Recent Acquisitions
From november 23 2001 to march 31 2002
43 diverse works on paper acquired by the museum in the last year, which include Corot, Félix Vallotton, Alexander Archipenko, Max Klinger, Ed Ruscha, Joel Shapiro, Bruce Conner, and Sol Lewitt.
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Strindberg and Photography
From november 23 2001 to january 28 2002
40 photographic works focus on a little-known aspect of the artistic activity of pioneering Swedish playwright August Strindberg (1849-1912).
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Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum
From november 23 2001 to february 24 2002
A unique opportunity to discover 140 pieces, most of which were never shown in the US: temple capital with the face of the goddess Hathor, carved portrait of the great pharaoh Sesostris III, painted papyrus illustrating The Book [...]
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Let Paul Robeson Sing!
From november 22 2001 to september 30 2002
Life and career of this famous actor, singer and film star. Visitors are invited to leave their reminiscences on a tree whithin the exhibition.
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Deceptively Simple: The Complexities of Plain Weave
From november 21 2001 to june 2 2002
The textiles on display, drawn exclusively from The Textile Museum's collections, show that although the structure of plain weave is simple, results can be varied and complex.
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A Brush with History : Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery
From november 20 2001 to january 27 2002
Drawn from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, 75 works reveal the often complex relationships among the artist the subject and the patron. Works by John Smibert, Thomas Hart Benton ou encore Andy Warhol.
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Easier Living: Russel Wright and the Modern Domestic Environment
From november 20 2001 to october 3 2002
In the 1950's this industrial designer greatly renewed middle-class American homes, by creating innovative, practical, warm high-quality designed dinnerware, textiles and other objects affordable for all.
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Andes Are Haunted. The Culture and History of the Lama
From november 20 2001 to april 7 2002
Since their domestication around 6000 BC, the lamas accompany the American Indians in the Andes regions of Peru and Bolivia. They deliver meat and wool. They carried products in caravans in the time of the Incas. To date, these animals [...]
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The Lamplit Stage
From november 20 2001 to may 12 2002
An exhibition about Fisher family, whose members from East Anglia in late 18th century to Britain and America in the 19th and 20th centuries went in for theatre.
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SEEING
From november 18 2001 to september 2 2002
A production by LACMALab, the experimental research and development unit of the museum. Ten contemporary artists are commissioned to create participatory environments that address or investigate ways of seeing.
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ACentury of Drawing: works on paper from Degas to LeWitt
From november 18 2001 to april 7 2002
From Degas to LeWitt, including Cézanne, Homer, or Picasso, more than 140 drawing mastepieces from the 20th century are on presentation.
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Through thick and thin. Beauty ideals and beauty treatments,
From november 18 to may 13 2001
Beauty ideals have been in continuous flux throughout history, from the voluptuous Rubenesque figures to catwalk models tha could not be thin enough. 130 cartoons illustrate these treatments for weight loss or muscle building and the tempting [...]
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Italian Terracotta Sculpture from Donatello to Canova
From november 18 2001 to february 3 2002
The exhibit presents terracotta models and finished works in marble by such great sculptors as Donatello, Verrocchio, Bernini, Canova, Luca Della Robbia, Alessandro Algardi and Gian Lorenzo
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The Stamp of Impulse : Abstract Expressionist Printsart
From november 18 to january 27 2001
The exhibit explores the impact of Absract Expressionism on printmaking in America. Featured are the works of Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Richard Diebenkorn, Nathan Oliveira.
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Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler from the Collection of Steven Block
From november 18 2001 to january 6 2002
Famous for his romantic realist portraits and landscapes, James McNeill Whistler has also devoted time to lithographs. Rare and introspective images will be displayed, such as colored ones which the artist made from 1890 on.
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Primal visions: Albert Bierstadt « discovers » America
From november 18 2001 to february 3 2002
Focusing on the work of Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), one of the most famous 19th-century American artists, « Primal Visions » explores one of his dominant themes : the European explorers' impressions of the New World. Featured are fifty [...]
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The Emergence of Jewish Artists in 19th Century Europe
From november 18 2001 to march 17 2002
Works by Camille Pissarro, Max Liebermann, Moritz Daniel Oppenheim and others reflect a century of great change.The exhibition focus exclusively on the creativity of Jewish Artists within the context of 19th century.
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The Stamp of Impulse : Abstract Expressionist Prints
From november 18 2001 to january 27 2002
In the decade following World War II, the art world's center shifted from Europe to America where a new style developed based on surrealism and improvisation : the Abstract Expressionism. Its impact on printmaking in the US is examined.
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Points of Departure II: Connecting with Contemporary Art
From november 17 2001 to june 9 2002
The exhibition brings together artwork along unconventional, thematic lines. Each of the groupings or points of departure emphasizes a particular artistic approach or formal question such as : «One Color, No Color», «Recalling History», [...]
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Precious Paisleys. Shawls from Kashmir to Scotland
From november 17 2001 to january 12 2002
The exhibition traces the history of the Paisley shawl, a favourite fashion accessory of Victorian women.
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Spirit of the Community : Mosques of Singapore
From november 17 2001 to april 28 2002
A photographic showcase to discover the musulm community of Singapore.
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Conversations with Traditions: Nilima Sheikh and Shahzia Sikander
From november 17 2001 to february 17 2002
Shahzia Sikander and Nilima Sheikh are both of South Asian origin, but of different generations - Sikander, in her 30s and Sheikh in her 50s. The two artists articulate differing relationships with both the pre-modern court painting [...]
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Monks and Merchants: Silk Road Treasures from Northwest China, Gansu and Ningxia, 4th to 7th Century
From november 17 2001 to january 6 2002
One hundred twenty works, including vessels in precious metals, gold jewelry, glass, and sculpture, many recently excavated and almost all exhibited here for the first time in the United States, illustrate a pivotal epoch in the history [...]
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The Creative Eye. New Perspectives on the Asia Society’s Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection
From november 17 2001 to april 14 2002
Artists from a wide range of disciplines have selected the objects presented, among this colletion of masterpieces of traditional Asian, and have written the accompanying commentaries. Some of these texts are scholarly, some poetic [...]
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New Worlds : German and Austrian Art, 1890-1940
From november 16 2001 to february 18 2002
For its opening, the Neue Galerie presents a selection from its collection, featuring works by G. Klimt, O. Kokoschka, E. Schiele, V. Kandinsky, Kirchner and P. Klee. Exemples of decorative arts from the Bauhaus and the Wiener Werkstätte [...]
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Streamline : The Dawn of Tomorrow
From november 16 2001 to february 24 2002
A Large exhibition of American streamline design of the 50s. Sponsored by Lucky Strike
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Trade winds: arts of Southeast Asia
From november 16 2001 to october 31 2002
A range of traditional and contemporary objects from Southeast Asia is on display. Textiles and dress, jewellery and metalwork, ceramics, musical instruments and basketry, reveal how continuity and change have shaped the arts from [...]
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Mark Wallinger: No Man's Land
From november 16 2001 to january 18 2002
This installation takes the visitor on a journey from hell to heaven. Specially designed for the Whitechapel Art Gallery, this dramatic work explores themes of time, space, travel and spirituality, trough pieces ranging from an illuminated [...]
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Andres Serrano - Placing Time and Evil
From november 15 2001 to january 13 2002
The first major retrospective of this provocative American artist. You will find the controversialPiss Christ and other works with shocking themes like the series on the dead, the suicide victims and the murdered.
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Ancient Chinese Gold and Silver from the Laiyantang Collection
From november 15 2001 to december 31 2003
About 70 objects in gold and silver are on display, including ritual pieces in human and animal shapes, bronze vessels and sets of tea.
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A Printmaker in Paradise : The Life and art of Charles W. Bartlett
From november 15 2001 to january 6 2002
A survey of the work of the English-born (1860-1940) artist who spent most of his life in Hawai and was especially known for his print works, oil and watercolors depicting Asian and Hawaian landscapes.
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Directions-Marina ABRAMOVIC
From november 15 2001 to february 18 2002
This artist from Belgrade , who was awarded a prize at the Venice biennal festival in 1997 for BalkanBaroque exhibits video works.
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Harmonizing with the Infinite: Seattle Collects Chinese Art, Part II
From november 15 2001 to april 7 2002
40 selected works of Chinese art are drawn from private collections in the Seattle area, including works on paper and silk.
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Braco Dimitrijevic - Triptychos Post Historicus
From november 14 2001 to january 20 2002
This project by Braco Dimitrijevic proposes a democracy between works of art, natural phenomena and manufactured products. By juxtaposing objects of all aspects of human experience, the artist is asserting other phenomena than artistic [...]
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Richard Hamilton. Polaroid Portraits
From november 14 2001 to january 20 2002
Richard Hamilton started his series of polaroid portraits in 1968 to finish it in 2001. 128 portraits of artists, among which Man Ray, Andy Warhol, and Cartier Bresson are the result of 33 years of work.
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Irish Art Now: From the Poetic to the Political
From november 14 2001 to march 7 2002
During the past decade Irish artist's works have reflected the development of Ireland and its political, cultural and economic changes. Works by Dorothy Cross, Willie Doherty, Mark Francis, Maurice O'Connell, etc.
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Light Motifs. An Aomori float and Japanese kites
From november 14 2001 to march 3 2002
In Japan prayers to the gods are pasted to the back of many kites while festival floats invite the gods to join in the festivities. Illuminated lanterns and flying kites celebrate the climax of The British Museum's contribution to Japan [...]
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The Art of the Timekeeper : masterpieces from the Winthrop Edey Bequest
From november 14 2001 to february 24 2002
The Frick Collection proposes an introduction to clock and watch-making. A group of 13 clocks and eight watches, dated from the 16th to the 19th century, reveals the passion of the great collector Winthrop Edey for this art.
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Displaced. Paul Celan in Vienna 1947-1948
From november 14 2001 to february 24 2002
Poet and writer, Paul Celan took part in the birth of the avant-garde in Vienna. His relationships with the artistic world, the problems of art in an occupied city are the main lines of this exhibition.
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Picasso: Cubism to Classicism
From november 14 2001 to february 3 2002
The 3rd and last part of the series of exhibitions on Picasso includes 25 drawings, prints and illustrated books, rarely shown to the public. It illustrates the work of the artist, from the fractured figures of cubism to the visual [...]
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EChen and Tony Feher
From november 13 2001 to january 27 2002
T. Feher arranges industrial and consumer products, such as lightbulbs or bottles, and creates sculptures that emphasize the aesthetic potential of everyday objects. E Chen's installation is built completely from products purchased [...]
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Devices of Wonder: From the World in a Box to Images on a Screen
From november 13 2001 to february 3 2002
Pointing out relationships among artifacts, scientific books, and art, Devices of Wonder demonstrates the boundaries between art history and fields such as optics, philosophy, natural history, and magic. Over 400 objetcs illustrate [...]
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Andrea del Sarto's Botti Madonna
From november 13 2001 to april 5 2002
The Botti Madonna is a masterpiece recently authenticated as a lost work by Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530), one of the greatest artists of the Florentine Renaissance.
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After The Fire: London Furniture 1666-1714
From november 13 2001 to march 3 2002
With the restoration of monarchy, the rebuilding of London after the Great Fire and the development of trade with America, and the Far East, 1666-1714 was an extraordinary period in the history of English furniture. Numerous exemples [...]
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Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Optical parables
From november 13 2001 to february 17 2002
Poetical photographs by Alvarez Bravo display the sensitivity of the great Mexican master and highlight the evolution of his art: from early pictorialism to a refined formalist style, all his pictures glorify the imagination.
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Stripey Drawers from Wales and Wales
From november 13 2001 to march 3 2002
A selection of the « STRIPE »series of cabinets made by the famous furniture makers Rod and Alison Wales, as a counterpoint to the 17th century cabinets displayed in the exhibition After the Fire.
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Through Daumier's Lens : Photography and Caricature in 19th century
From november 13 2001 to april 2 2002
With the invention of photography in January 1839, the visual world was turned upside down in many respects and started intriguing connections between the two media. This presentation explores this relationship through the lithographic [...]
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Blood: Power, Politics and Pathology
From november 11 2001 to january 27 2002
Blood is one of the most powerful and ubiquitous of human symbols. It signifies both life and death, health and disease, power and powerlessness. The exhibition is divided into four main "chapters" : sacrificial blood, the blood of Christ, [...]
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Making the Grade: Arts of Initiation
From november 11 2001 to may 5 2002
This six highly symbolic works of art, used in both male and female initiation rites, illustrate how cultural values shape artistic expression.
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Gary Hill Selected Works
From november 10 2001 to march 10 2002
Hill began as a sculptor and then focused on video art. This media permits him to explore the physical issues of the visual and verbal perception. This retrospective of thirteen works is organised in three parts : the viewer, the brain [...]
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Superflat.
From november 10 2001 to march 3 2002
« Superflat » is the term that describe the work of the generation of Japanese artists using new visual language. Their work for the exhibition is produced of multi-media mix of high and low Japanese culture.
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Buddha. Past. Present. Future
From november 10 2001 to february 24 2002
Buddhism is the fastest growing religion in Australia. Images from Tibet, Sri Lanka, Thaïlande, China, and Japan, let us discover the variety of representations of Bouddha.
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Jeremy Moon / John Levinson
From november 10 2001 to january 6 2002
Kettle's Yard celebrates the work of two painters who both died tragically young. Jeremy Moon (1934-73) dedicated himself to abstract paintings with a Pop sensibility. John Levinson (1949-79) played with the capacity of myth, drawing [...]
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The Age of Rembrandt
From november 10 2001 to january 13 2002
Approximately 50 etchings by contemporary artists of Rembrandt are displayed, together with prints by Rembrandt himself, including landscapes, portraits and genre scenes by Ferdinand Bol, van Ruisdael or van Ostade.
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Windshield: Richard Neutra's House for the John Nicholas Brown Family
From november 10 2001 to january 27 2002
The Windshield house represants a radical break with conventional American notions of residential design especially within the conservative environment of the east coast. Drawings, models and photographs give a chance to understand [...]
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The World of William Joyce and David Wiesner
From november 10 2001 to january 27 2002
William Joyce and David Wiesner are among the fantasy artists whose books stimulate the imagination and transport children and adults into an eccentric and absurd world.
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Beyond Decorum: The Photography of Iké Udé
From november 10 2001 to february 3 2002
Born in Nigeria, Udé currently lives and bases his art career in New York City. Iké Udé's body of work drawn together, for this exhibition, look at the production of oppositional identities through the cultural arenas of fashion, movies, [...]
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Martin Creed
From november 10 2001 to february 3 2002
Shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2001 and known for producing work with a characteristic mixture of seriousness and humour, Creed has been invited to produce an installation in residency for the AGH.
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Andreas Feininger. Hamburg impressions from the beginning of the thirties
From november 10 2001 to april 1 2002
The 60 photographs by Andreas Feininger present an interesting panorama of the city of Hamburg in the 1930's and are characteristic of the visual style of imagery known as "das Neue Sehen", typical of the time. 
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Queer(ing) Warhol: Andy Warhol's (Self-) Portraits
From november 10 2001 to march 3 2002
Andy Warhol is shown here as a performance artist who consistently performed himself (for friends, for the camera, for the artworld) as "queer". He expressed himself as being against the traditional conceptions of the artist and the heterosexual [...]
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Secret World of the Forbidden City : Splendors from China's Imperial Palace
From november 10 2001 to april 7 2002
Treasures of the Qing Dynasty are displayed for this unprecedented exhibition. The secrets of the Imperial Palace will be revealed through 300 somptuous objects, which evoke the mysterious, hidden court life.
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Memory becomes History.
From november 9 2001 to may 19 2002
A display of contemporary art from the Museum's collection showing how memories of the Firsst World War, wheather personal or public, have inspired the work of living artists.
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The Russian Connection: Paintings and Drawings by Fechin, Bongart, and Gaspard
From november 9 2001 to february 17 2002
A selection of works by three 20th century émigré Russian masters, drawn from the museum collection.
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Sacred Threads: Ceremonial Textiles of Southeast Asia
From november 9 2001 to march 31 2002
Numbering 30 in total with pieces ranging from 70 to 100 years old, the textiles on display originated primarily from the main and outer islands of Indonesia, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia.
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Light: 7 Collaborations by the Furniture Collective
From november 9 to december 23 2001
14 Canadian artists, designers and architects used the idea of light as a starting point for a series of collaborative projects.
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Yves Arcand: Work in Progress
From november 9 to december 23 2001
This new series of black-and-white photographs by this Quebec photographer document the impact of "road" infrastructure on the province's landscape.
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Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence
From november 8 2001 to february 3 2002
On the occasion of the publication of the artist’s catalogue raisonné, le Whitney Museum presents more than 200 paintings and drawings by this artist, whose career has been long and complex.
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Agatha Christie and Archaeology. Mystery in Mesopotamia
From november 8 2001 to march 24 2002
Revealing Agatha Christie the archaeologist and how her discoveries in the Near East influenced her detective writing.
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Impressed Light. Engraved Glass from Germany and Bohemia, 17th-20th centuries
From november 8 2001 to january 14 2002
Since the Baroque Period, the technical mastery of German and Bohemian engravers enabled these glassworks centers to supersed the prestigious Venetian creations;
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Births of a nation: women, childbirth and Federation
From november 8 2001 to january 27 2002
The diverse experiences of pregnancy and childbirth between rich and poor women, single and married mothers, mothers in the city and in the bush, and within Aboriginal and non-Indigenous communities, are a feature of the exhibition.
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Margret Holz
From november 8 to 24 2001
Sculptures and drawings from the series Surroundings are on display.
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Beuys to Hirst : Art Works at Deutsche Bank
From november 7 2001 to january 13 2002
The Deutsche Bank holds a collection of contemporary art of about 50, 000 works, predominantly prints and drawings. This selection of 100 works includes drawings by Joseph Beuys and creations by A. Kiefer, S. Polke, G. Richter, G. Baselitz [...]
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Kitaj: In the Aura of Cézanne and Other Masters
From november 7 2001 to february 10 2002
The American painter Kitaj lived in London for nearly 40 years. Arranged chronologically, this installation presents works from the past, together with a series of recent paintings which pay tribute to Cézanne.
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Turner Prize 2001
From november 7 2001 to january 20 2002
Established in 1984 the Turner Prize is awarded to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition or in the twelve months preceding 24 May 2001. This year's selected artists are Martin Creed, Isaac Julien, Mike Nelson and Richard [...]
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Flowers from the Silk Road : Central Asian textiles and Jewelry
From november 6 2001 to september 1 2002
The Silk Road linked China to ancient Rome and passed through an area commonly known as Central Asia. Silk embroidered robes, veils and head covers, velvet coats and spectacular jewelry are on display.
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Bill Viola: The Quintet of Remembrance
From november 6 2001 to may 5 2002
The Quintet of Remembrance, 2000, is a color video installation by video artist Bill Viola (American, b. 1951) inspired by his study of late Medieval and early Renaissance paintings and their iconography. It is the first major video [...]
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Best Impressions : 35 Years of Prints and Sculpture from Gemini G.E.L.
From november 4 2001 to january 20 2002
Homage to Gemini G.E.L (Graphic Editions Limited) through a selection of approximately 50 of the finest prints and works of edition sculpture. Works by Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein.
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Innocent Bystander: Street Photography from the Museum's Permanent Collection
From november 4 2001 to may 12 2002
A selection of works by photographers who abandoned the formal, structured environment of the studio and took their cameras to the streets to document the spontaneity of everyday life.
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Woody Crumbo : Selected Works
From november 4 2001 to january 27 2002
This native American artist (1912-1989) devoted his life to exploring the culture and history of ancient Indian traditions. A selection of silkscreen prints and paintings are on display.
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Framing the Border : Photographs from the El Paso Museum of Art
From november 4 2001 to february 24 2002
More than 20 works give a general idea of the Museum's collection of photographs. This collection explore the life along the U.S./Mexico Border with a particular emphasis on El Paso and Juárez.
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Devi
From november 4 2001 to march 17 2002
A tall richly colored, sensuous female face dramatically engage visitors as they enter the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The monumental statue, titled Devi, by Indian artist Ravinder Reddy (b. 1956) is one of his well-known [...]
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Luca Giordano 1634–1705
From november 4 2001 to january 20 2002
From his beginnings as a student of Spanish painter Jusepe de Ribera, to his creation of many of the most important frescoes and altarpieces in Europe, to positions within the courts of European monarchs, this retrospective spans Luca [...]
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On-site: Richard Long.
From november 4 2001 to march 3 2002
The work is A Line of Circles . The artist is one of Land Art artists.
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Ed Ruscha
From november 3 2001 to january 13 2002
The first major retrospective of the american artist, in the UK, includes his early "pop" works, his recent "mountain" paintings, together with a selection of his drawings.
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From ancient times to Impressionism: 75th birthday of the William A.Clark collection at the art gallery of the Corcoran museum.
From november 3 2001 to march 11 2002
Greek and roman antiquities, old master paintings and drawings, Indo-European art, Dutch landscapes from the 17th century, French paintings from the 19th century : bequest of the Clark Senator collection.
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Antoin Sevruguin and the Persian Image
From november 3 to june 10 2001
45 works by Iranian photographer (1830-1933) illustrating social and cultural life in Iran, at the time when traditions coexisted with modernity: scenes from everyday life, women, architecture, royal court
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French Drawings and Paintings from the Hermitage: Poussin to Picasso.
From november 3 2001 to march 3 2002
75 drawings and 8 paintings of Hermitage's collection at St Petersbourg.
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Illuminating the Law. Medieval Law Books from Cambridge Collections
From november 3 to december 16 2001
lluminated legal texts rank high among the most splendidly decorated medieval manuscripts. Through displaying a variety of most splendidly decorated legal manuscripts, this exhibition revives a centuries-long tradition practised by masters [...]
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American Silver: The Enlightened Years
From november 3 2001 to february 3 2002
Two centuries of evolution of American and English silver: revealing its opulence during the Victorian period and its modern innovations, often linked to such names as Tiffany or Gorham.
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New Acquisitions for the Royal Collection of Prints and Drawings
From november 3 2001 to january 20 2002
100 graphic works acquired by the museum since the early 1990's : six centuries of European and American art with a special emphasis on Italian Renaissance and Danish Golden Age.
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Nothing
From november 3 to december 16 2001
Nothing presents the idea of nothing as a substantial artistic subject. In the midst of a flurry of debates about the mathematical history of zero, artists also have a history of exploring visual, playful and philosophical approaches [...]
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Pressing Flesh
From november 3 to december 19 2001
The installation of the sculptures by Denise de Cordova, Brian McCann and Benedict Carpenter within the historically charged space of the museum, exposes the similarities as much as the differences between art of the classical epoch [...]
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Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People
From november 3 2001 to march 3 2002
70 paintings and 322 covers span the 60 years of Rockwell's career. His depictions of familiar historical and literary figues such as Lincoln for the Defense, 1962 and Tom Sawyer, 1936, gives a nostalgic vision of America.
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The Triumph of French Painting
From november 3 to january 6 2001
Development and triumph of French painting with its successive currents - Neoclassicism, Realism, Romanticism, Impressionism through the works of Delacroix, Corot, Millet, Monet, Pissarro, Degas, Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse and Picasso.
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Adja Yunkers: To Invent a Garden
From november 3 2001 to january 6 2002
This artist born in 1900 in Latvia, arrived in the U.S. at the age of 47, after travelling the world. His work was linked to the German expressionist movement and the Surrealism. This retrospective highlights his talent as a printmaker [...]
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Suzanne Balchin
From november 2 2001 to january 6 2002
Paintings by Suzanne Balchin explore and celebrate the intricacy of natural forms. Influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites, these works on paper have a profound sense of light and space.
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Patrick Morisson, pictures of artists and artists works , ,
From november 2 to december 31 2001
A display of Morisson's pictures of artists workshops.
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Pay Attention... I Hope You Learned Your lesson : Works from the Collection of Laila Twigg-Smith
From november 2 2001 to january 6 2002
The collection of Laila Twigg-Smith (1944-1998) encompases a wide range of variety and visions. Among the selected works feature creations by Jennifer Barlett, Lorna Simpson, Ed Ruscha et Roy Lichtenstein.
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The Art of the Bible
From november 2 2001 to january 27 2002
Throughout human history, Bibles have been considered and treated as treasures. Drawn from the collection of the museum, sacred and secular objects are on display, such as a Gutenberg Bible or a Northern French manuscript of the Gospels [...]
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Victorian Christmas
From november 2 2001 to january 6 2002
Art of holiday decorating
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World press photo
From november 1 to december 31 2001
Representative images of 2000 year in different areas spanning the politics, science and technology and also art, advertising and sport.
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Thomas Bayrle, Isek Kingelez
From november 1 2001 to february 17 2002
Retrospective of the photocollages created by German artist Thomas Bayrle since 80s and presentation of the model of a phantasy town by Bodys Isek Kingelez from Kinshasa.
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Christine Borland. Sculpture
From november 1 2001 to january 20 2002
Christine Borland (born in Glasgow in 1965) is preoccupied with the relationship between science and history. The six works on dislay, includ 2 sculptures made of glass, a multi-faceted investigative work from 1996 and other recent [...]
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Our Ideal Museum
From november 1 to april 30 2001
The Museum will re-open with this presentation of its permanent collection and its projects for the future. More oriented on contemporary art, it will be complemented by new works that give a clearer profile to the museum.
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Exposed: The Victorian Nude
From november 1 2001 to january 27 2002
The first exhibition to survey the full range of the Victorian nude, both male and female. It concentrates on the nude in painting, drawing and sculpture with a few Rossetti, Whistler, Burne-Jones works...
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Fight on the Sidewalk. Jeff Wall
From november 1 2001 to january 31 2002
Jeff Wall presents three great works : Fight on the Sidewalk, a Villager from Aricaköyu arriving in Mahmutbey, Istanbul and Eviction, Struggle.
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Isa Genzken, Wolfgang Tillmanns
From november 1 2001 to february 17 2002
Photographs by Londoner Wolfgang Tillmanns stand in dialogue with a pillar made of mirrors by the Berliner Isa Genzken.
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Close encounters of the art kind
From november 1 2001 to january 13 2002
Based on a project devised by Colin Painter, this installation explores what it is like to live at close quarters with work by leading contemporary sculptors.
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