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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.

Noncomposition: 15 Case Studies
From december 22 2001 to june 23 2002
Noncomposition explore the experiments and innovations of Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Eva Hesse, Sol LeWitt, Andy Warhol, and others who redefined American art in the late 20th century.
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Adrian's Camelot
From december 22 2001 to may 26 2002
The work by American designer Adrian (1903-1959) exemplifies glamour and decorative fluidity. 35 watercolor/gouache and pencil costume renderings for the 1960 Broadway production of Camelot are on display.
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Gordon Parks: Photojournalism
From december 22 2001 to february 27 2002
Three black and white photo series by the famous writer, musician and photographer Gordon Parks are on display. It includes the life in Harlem in the 1940's, the Black Muslims and the 1960's civil rights movement, portraits of Malcolm [...]
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Jeremy Moon: A retrospective exhibition
From december 22 2001 to march 2 2002
The carrer of Jeremy Moon was tragically cut short by his death in 1973. This retrospective shows his renowned use of colour and lazy-style abstraction.
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Naples and Vesuvius on the Grand Tour
From december 22 2001 to march 24 2002
Sir William Hamilton served as British ambassador to Naples, 1764 to 1800. A passionate collector of art and antiquities, Hamilton was a knowledgeable guide and genteel host to visitors on the Grand Tour. Featured are Hamilton's four [...]
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Ten loans from the Taft Museum of Art
From december 22 2001 to december 31 2003
In anticipation of renovations, the Taft Museum of Art is loaning works from its collection to the museums across the country. Among the ones lent to the Seattle Art Museum feature masterpieces by Dutch artists including Franz Hals, [...]
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Splendors of the Art of Siena
From december 22 2001 to february 11 2002
About 100 works, including paintings, sculptures and ceramics, introduces to the art of Siena from the early Renaissance to the 18th century.
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Calming the tempest with Peter Paul Rubens.
From december 22 2001 to march 17 2002
This exhibition presents a stirring oil sketch,N eptune Calming the Tempest by Rubens, in two registers. One concerns what a historically uniinformed viewer might see in it. The other is about the cultural tradition and social circumstances [...]
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New Acquisitions in Graphic Arts
From december 21 2001 to march 30 2002
Limited edition prints, rare and modern illustrated books, photographs, and illuminated manuscripts are presented in the Graphic Arts Galleries for their Toledo debut. Highlights include, an 18th-century, engraving, printed (illegally) [...]
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La vie au Grand Air
From december 19 2001 to june 12 2002
La Vie au Grand Air was created by André Marty as a series of handprinted cotton panels presenting an idyllic view of post-World War I life. The panels on view are the 4th and 5th section of the set.
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Silver Art - Costumes of China's Ethnic Minorities
From december 19 2001 to march 17 2002
Ethnic costumes bear a particularly rich historical and cultural significance in China. Over 100 pieces, mainly clothing and silver ornaments from various ethnies are on display.
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Spinning around: 50 years of Festival Records
From december 19 2001 to july 28 2002
« Festival Records » is Australia's oldest independent record label. The exhibition examines its role in the development of Australian popular music and tell the story of the company, its music, technology and stars.
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Common Sense
From december 18 2001 to may 19 2002
A survey on the contemporary print in Honolulu and Kona. Includes works by Lynn Capell, Keito Kamata and Laura Smith.
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The Art of Nkanu Initiation Rituals
From december 16 2001 to march 3 2002
Fiber and wooden masks, sculptures created for initiation rites are on display, including the recent acquisition of a rare set of sculpted wall panels used in the complex male initiation rites of Africa.
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Visual Poetry: Paintings and Drawings from Iran
From december 16 2001 to may 5 2002
From the late 15th century, artists in Iran and India created independent drawings and paintings that no longer corresponded to a specific text. This exhibition of some 30 works includes several by the most celebrated painter of this [...]
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Textile Art : Recent Acquisitions
From december 16 to june 17 2001
Textiles from Europe, Japan, Indonesia and America, including embroideries, quilts, tapestries, batiks from the 17th century to nowadays.
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Benjamin Samuel Bolomey (1739-1819)
From december 15 2001 to march 17 2002
As royal painter of stadtholder William V Benjamin Samuel Bolomey was a prominent person in The Hague of the 18th century. Everyone of the aristocracy wanted a portrait by the Suisse painter with his beautiful French style.
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Not Quite Myself Today
From december 15 2001 to march 3 2002
While the artists included most definitely have a personal presence in their videos, their work is not synonymous with their true selves. The works in the exhibition address the stereotypes, and struggles associated with being an artist [...]
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Treasure Hunt: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper
From december 15 2001 to june 2 2002
The 60 works in the show span the last five centuries, in a broad range of collection areas. Included are European and American drawings and prints, with works by Rembrandt, Gauguin, Picasso, Whistler, Klimt, and photographers, such [...]
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Kim Turos: An installation
From december 15 to june 3 2001
Described by the artist as a three-dimensional collage, this installation explains the artist's intention to suggest the subtle process of evolution.
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Designing Salome : Set and Costume designs by Thomas Woodruff
From december 14 2001 to april 23 2002
Thomas Woodruff conceived the set and costume for the Hawaii Opera theatre's 2002 production of Salomé. The exhibition brings together a model of the set as well as drawings that depict the evolution of the costume design for each [...]
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William Robinson. A Retrospective
From december 14 2001 to february 24 2002
Over 80 works by Australian artist William Robinson are brought together. His method conveys both the immensity and the minute detail of the universe.
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Rodin. A magnificent obsession. Sculptures from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
From december 14 2001 to february 10 2002
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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Site : Photographs by Timothy P. Ojile
From december 14 2001 to april 23 2002
Known primarily for his brightly colored paintings and drawings, this Honolulu artist presents a series of Polaroid prints begun in 1997. Each prints contains crystals that polarize light.
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Bruce Yonemoto
From december 14 2001 to march 10 2002
Bruce Yonemoto's testimony on the destruction of the Santa Clara Valley, CA, and its reemergence as Silicon Valley.
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The Kindness of Friends: A Selection of Gifts of Drawings and Prints, 1919–2001
From december 13 2001 to april 7 2002
The exhibition highlights 75 years of gifts of notable drawings and prints given to LACMA, including works by Vincent Van Gogh, Alexander Archipenko, Fernand Léger, and Louis Marcoussis.
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Inmensidad íntima. A selection of works from the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent
From december 13 2001 to april 14 2002
Approximately 30 pieces: paintings, drawings, photographs, films and installations belonging to the collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent (S.M.A.K.) are on display.
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Emil Nolde and the South sea
From december 13 2001 to march 3 2002
From his voyages to the South Pacific, Emil Nolde took paintings inspired by the Primitivist Movement.
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Static. Hiroshi Sugimoto's photographic series
From december 13 2001 to march 17 2002
Approximately 70 photographs are selected from the artist's most important series of works on the following themes : movie, theaters, seascapes, dioramas, wax figures, Buddhas and architectural photographs.
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The Navajo Nation
From december 13 2001 to may 12 2002
For the Olympic Winter Games at Salt Lake City in Utah, the Olympic museum presents the Indian community Navajo wich living near the host-town. A way to discover each angles of this nation.
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Mechanical Form / Mechanical Vision
From december 12 2001 to april 7 2002
This selection of 35 photographs, paintings, sculpture and works on paper drawn from the collection of the museum, reveals the effect of the machine age on some of the most prominent artists of the 20th century. It includes works by Duchamp, [...]
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Richard Artschwager
From december 12 2001 to february 10 2002
Richard Artschwager is one of the key artistic figures of post-war American art and contemporary of Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns and Malcom Morley. The works on display illustrate the variety of materials and techniques he uses and explores [...]
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American Radiance: The Ralph Esmerian Gift
From december 11 2001 to may 31 2002
This is the first time that the collection, recognized as one of the most important American Folk Art one, is shown to the public in its entirety. It brings together more than 400 paintings, sculptures, potteries, painted furniture [...]
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The Henry Darger Collection
From december 11 2001 to may 31 2002
26 paintings as well as manuscripts and books by the 20th century self-taught Chicago artist Henry Darger examine the range of themes in his art.
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Splendid Isolation: Art of Easter Island
From december 11 2001 to august 4 2002
The first American exhibition devoted to the art of the Easter Island, present more than 50 works - from the 13th to the late 19th century - examining its diverse artistic heritage. It includes one of the island's renowned stone figures, [...]
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Quatorze Stations
From december 9 2001 to october 31 2002
Robert Wilson's monumental interpretation of the « Passion of Christ » invite multiple readings. Wilson seeks to offer a universal experience by using the basic Christian story as the underpinning for his work in which image, sculpture, [...]
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B Hotel
From december 9 2001 to january 20 2002
« B Hotel » presents video works by twenty-three emerging artists, selected from an open call by a committee of curators and artist. Among the elected artists are Carlo Zanni, Matt Saunders, Lucretia Knapp, and Stuart Croft.
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Peter Doig
From december 8 2001 to march 3 2002
Peter Doig is known for his exploration of the formal and thematic possibilities of landscape. His recent works give an idea of his experimental approach to surface and texture.
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Magnetic North: Canadian Experimental Video
From december 8 2001 to march 3 2002
30 years of explosion of the art of video is compilled, including 40 tapes by 47 artists.
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Rivane Neuenschwander, Spell
From december 8 2001 to january 20 2002
Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander has become one of the most distinct representatives of a generation of young Latin American artists. Her objects and installations display an intense interest in the life-cycles and processes [...]
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Extreme Connoisseurship
From december 8 2001 to april 14 2002
Featuring art from the late 1960s to the present, Extreme Connoisseurship encourages the visitors to focus on the process the artist used to make the work, not on its appearance.
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The Frame in America: 1860-1960
From december 8 2001 to february 3 2002
The exhibit focuses on techniques and design of frames and studies its tools, materials as well as guilding methods.
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Furnishing textiles in Western Europe, 1600-1900
From december 8 2001 to february 27 2002
A prestigious collection around a number of topics, such as the made -up bed and furniture, an overview is sketched of evolution of furnishing textiles.
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Nigel Henderson : Parallel of Life and Art
From december 8 2001 to february 2 2002
Nigel Henderson was one of the most influencial artists and photographers in post-war Britain. This examination of his contribution to British Art provides the first opportunity to see a substantial body of his work in over ten years. [...]
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Telling Tales
From december 8 2001 to august 11 2002
Telling Tales explores the fascination with storytelling through contemporary art. Selected from the Tate Collection it includes works by Sophie Calle, Michael Raedecker and Luc Tuymans.
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Vision Beyond - Hong Kong Art Photography 1900-2000
From december 8 2001 to may 26 2002
Over 400 representative works by local photographers illustrate how art photography has developed in Hong Kong over the last century.
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Extreme Connoisseurship
From december 8 2001 to april 14 2002
The exhibition examines the relationship between the act of making and the act of looking in a disparate range of media . It asks how artists' efforts to control what we see in the art they create might affect how we see the rest of the world.
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Italian Renaissance Ceramics, 1500-1600: The Howard I. and Janet H. Stein Collection
From december 8 2001 to april 28 2002
To celebrate the gift to the Philadelphia Museum of Art of this internationally known collection of 70 pieces, the Museum presents an exhibition of Renaissance Maiolica in which the collection formed by Mr. Stein and his late wife [...]
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Yabu Pushelberg
From december 8 2001 to march 3 2002
The exhibition consists in an interior space created by George Yabu and Glenn Plushelberg, in one of the Power Plant's room. An opportunity to display their approaches and aesthetic theories.
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Richard Deacon - Contemporary Sculpture Series.
From december 8 2001 to april 7 2002
In the 1980's Richard Deacon was a representative of the New Sculpture engaging with language and abstraction. ButKiss and Tell,1989retains bodily allusions: shapes cut out of timber, dark red glue seeping from laminated layers.
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Grandma Moses in the 21st Century
From december 7 2001 to january 27 2002
The most important works by Anna Mary Robertson, Grandma Moses examined from a contemporary viewpoint. Relationships between Moses's style and that of other artists of her day and the many reason behind her long-lasting popularity.
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Robert Adrian X
From december 7 2001 to february 10 2002
Collaging is a non-linear creative process. This progressive work is metaphorical for learning. This retrospective features the work of the Canadian artist Robert Adrian X, a complex articulation of diverse cultural and artistic codes.
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Nokia Singapore Art 2001
From december 7 2001 to february 24 2002
This biennial exhibition of visual arts of Singapore aims to document the development of contemporary art. The event will centre around the historical, the identity and technologies of today's Singapore.
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American Impressionists: Paintings from the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
From december 7 2001 to march 3 2002
Initially emerged in France, the Impressionist movement quickly developed in the United States, even in such widely spread apart areas as California and Boston. A rare opportunity to admire 39 canvases by 27 artists, among which M. Cassatt, [...]
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Currents 29 : Rodney Graham.
From december 7 2001 to february 24 2002
Currents is an ongoing series features the work of contemporary artists. It brings together Graham’s recent photography, video and sound installations.
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Wabash Currents
From december 7 2001 to january 6 2002
This exhibition showcases the recent work of three local artists : Stephen Black of Vincennes, Tamar Kander of Bloomington and Louie Laskowski of Brookston.
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Exhibition
From december 6 2001 to february 2 2002
Works by Ghada Amer, Alighiero e Boetti, Hubert Duprat, Jan Fabre, Philippe Fabier, Myung-Ok Han, Liza Lou, Henri Michaux, Giuseppe Penone, Ernest Pignon-Ernest, Klaus Rinke, Georges Rousse, Sandy Skoglund, Bob Verschueren and Not Vital...
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Emerging Architecture. Ten more Austrians
From december 6 2001 to april 15 2002
Discovering 10 Austrian architectural trends: 10 young studios from Wien to Vorarlberg present their works throught models, videos, photographs...
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Colour Zone
From december 6 2001 to january 26 2002
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun's figurative and abstract painting is an inquiry into the limits and myths of modernism and aesthetic primitivism. This is his first solo exhibition.
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Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed
From december 6 2001 to march 17 2002
Over time and across cultures, manipulation of the body have occurred in a continuing evolution of the concept of beauty, through subtle visual adjustments of proportion. Costumes on display range from 16th to 20th century and are accompanied [...]
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Liz Larner
From december 2 2001 to march 10 2002
This presentation of 40 creations, is a survey of the Los Angeles based artiste and give us the opportunity to see her small sculptures together with room-sized installations.
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Jan Fabre - Umbraculum
From december 2 to 23 2001
A large number of sculptures hanging from the ceiling (representing wheelchairs, crutches, etc.), a standing figure made of sliced human and animal bones, some old sawing machines and a sound installation are the ingredients of this [...]
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In many ways the exhibition has already happened
From december 1 2001 to january 20 2002
Architect François Roche, artists Pierre Huygue and Philippe Parreno, and graphic designers M / M (Michael Amzalag and Mathius Augustyniak) worked collecively to reveal each of their experimental methods and projects in development [...]
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World Views Open Studio Exhibition
From december 1 2001 to january 13 2002
World Views is an artist-in-residence program which was housed at the World Trade Center on the 92nd floor. This exhibition was meant to display the Summer 2001 works. The art that was in the World Views studios was destroyed on the 11th [...]
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American Furniture from the Collection. 1740-1870
From december 1 2001 to september 15 2002
A selection of American furniture dating from about 1740 through the last quarter of th 19th century, which range from Colonial furniture to the Philadelphia and New York Empire style.
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Jack Lenor Larsen : The Company and the Cloth
From december 1 2001 to march 10 2002
The fabrics of Jack Lenor Larsen, manufactured during the second half of the 20th century, emphasize contemporary western aesthetic.
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The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge
From december 1 2001 to april 28 2002
The Little Red Lighthouse published in 1942 is a childhood favorite of many New Yorkers. The hand-colored original illustrations by Lynd Ward (1905-1985) on display, are a recent gift to the Museum.
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Len Lye. Experimental Filmmaker, Sculptor, Photographer and Writer
From december 1 2001 to january 27 2002
Len Lye (1901-1980) was an eccentric and diverse artist. Born in New Zealand, he left for Australia in 1921. 21 of his photograms illustrate his fascination for Surrealists.
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New Abstraction 1976-88, Space 2001
From december 1 2001 to march 3 2002
The exhibition reunites at Arken the group of artists known as New Abstraction and offers a presentation of their works between 1976 and 1988; among them: Torben Ebbesen, Klaus Hilligsoe, Tonny Horning, Finn Meickelborg, Niel Nedergard...
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Shining so bright. 20th Century Glass Christmas Tree Decoration
From december 1 to 30 2001
Beauty, delicateness, subtlety and originality could define these glass decorations coming from Austria, the Czeck Republic or Poland. A wonderful and unusual itinerary.
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Drawings by Bill Gibb
From december 1 2001 to february 2 2002
This selection of drawings dates to the earliest years of fashion designer Bill Gibb's career, when he was employed at the fashion house of Baccarat. Each drawing presents a detailed representation of costume, with fabric swatches [...]
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Fragile world. Sandra Masterson
From december 1 to 29 2001
Inspired by the natural world, Sandra Materson creates evocative mixed media works...
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Goya: The Family of the Infante Don Luís
From december 1 2001 to march 3 2002
A close look at this work depecting Don Luís, the younger brother of King Charles III of Spain and his family.
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Motion and emotion. Maggie Meadows
From december 1 to 29 2001
The landscapes of Cornwall provide an inspiration for Maggie Meadows' outstanding abstracts...
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