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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.

Japan and Australia. A ceramic dialogue.
From march 31 to september 16 2001
During the past thirty years, a number of Japanese potters lived and worked in Australia, often collaborating with local practitioners, artists influenced each other. The show illustrate this fusion of techniques and cultures.
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Abstraction at Mid-Century
From march 31 to june 17 2001
Drawn From the collection of the Whitney Museum, the works presented convey the period of american art which has won acclaim througouht the world: works by Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Louise Nevelson and Lee Krasner.
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Burn: Artists Play with Fire
From march 31 to june 3 2001
Works by the artists who drew their inspiration from fire. Fascinated by fire, smoke and ashes, they use it in their work
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Circle of friends: Leslie and Sadie Martin and British modernism from the 1930s
From march 31 to october 28 2001
Artworks from the Leslie and Sadie Martin collection, including artists like Gabo, Alfred Wallis and Hepworth have been lent to the Gallery. A personnal insight into one of the most innovative periods in British art.
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Stan Douglas, the Detroit
From march 31 to may 27 2001
The Canadian artist, Stan Douglas creates film installations. As in Le Détroit, shown for the first time in Europe, he always explores the identity of a selected venue in reference to collective memories and local history.
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Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Twentieth-Century Mexican Art: The Jacques and Natash Collection
From march 31 to june 24 2001
One of the major private collections of 20th century Mexican art. Works by Kahlo and Riveira, but also by Orozco, Siqueiros, Tamayo and other painters of Mexican Modernism...
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Barry Goldwater: Visions of the Southwest
From march 31 to september 30 2001
Photography was Senator Goldwater's passion. On display are his best portraits and landscapes.
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Willem de Kooning : In process
From march 31 to may 28 2001
First exhibition focusing on de Kooning's work, examining the wide variety of technical procedures he employed during his career. 20 paintings and 8 drawings, many of which have never been exhibited before.
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New Room of Contemporary Art: John Bisbee
From march 31 to june 3 2001
Elegant and minimalistic sculptures made of welded nails have a mysterious and surreal quality to them and seem suprisingly organic given the industrial medium they are made of.
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Olaf Nicolai - Solo show in the Migros Museum
From march 31 to may 13 2001
First solo exhibit of the German artist is devoted to the analysis of processes of perception...Nicolai's work as an invitation for reflection. The huge Nike Air shoe is erected to symbolise a triumph of the Western lifestyle
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Anne Vilsbøll, paintings
From march 31 to june 2 2001
The artist works on the paper she makes herself according to traditional methods, which she uses not only as a medium, but as a substance essential for her compositions.Vilsbøll's abstract painting suprises us by their vivid colors [...]
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Palet Willet
From march 31 to august 26 2001
Abraham Willet's private collection is one of the first of its kind in The Netherlands which is still preserved in its entirety. Collection of Venetian glass, German porcelain and silver objects.
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Jennifer Sterling: Selections from the Permanent Collection of Achitecture and Design
From march 30 to june 24 2001
Recent works by the graphic designer, who by blending contradictory elements (oversized posterq with infinately small lettering) and combining fragments of information creates complex graphic images which deliver her message.
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20th century architecture in Brittany. , ,
From march 30 to october 31 2001
A journey into the core of 20th century architectural creation in Brittany : from the Breton village of the 1900 World Fair to the Aplix factory built in Nantes in 1999 by Dominique Perrault.
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The Astley Annual Open
From march 30 to may 13 2001
The Astley Annual Open is devoted to the promotion of local and regional artists : contemporary art and craft work (ceramics, textiles, jewellery, printmaking and woodcarving...).
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Change of Scene XIX
From march 30 to september 2 2001
Rooms completely changed by new presentation of works by: J. Baldessari, F. Erhard Walther, S.-J. Bachmann, L. Beppler, K. Ullmann, R. Gobert, S. Bächli, Luc Tuymans, S.Salgado, A.Gursky, M.Kalmbach, R.Trockel, G.Förg
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Custom Built: A 20-Year Survey of Work by Allan Wexler
From march 30 to june 24 2001
More then 30 objects representing the work of Wexler in the fields of architecture, sculpture and design and revealing his major interests : construction, nature and human use.
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The Draftsman’s Art : Master Drawings from the National Gallery of Scotland
From march 30 to june 8 2001
An exceptional collection of works on paper and its different techniques (silverpoint, chalk, oil, watercolor). From the Renaissance to the 19th century, masterpieces by da Vinci, Raphael, Rubens, Boucher, William Blake, Ingres and Seurat.
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Every Worker is an Organizer. Farm Labor and the Resurgence of the United Farm Workers
From march 30 to august 26 2001
In the 1960s and 1970's, the rise of the farm labor movement has been attentively followed but it has been forgotten since César Chavez's death in 1993. Bacon, journalist and photographer chronicles the state of this movement in California.
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Modern Masters : From Corot to Kandinsky
From march 30 to june 3 2001
50 paintings showing evolution of art during a relatively short period, from realism to impressionism, cubism and surrealism : Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, August Renoir, Paul Gauguin, Salvador Dali and John Singer Sargent.
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Sigmar Polke: Alchemist
From march 30 to july 29 2001
Polke is one of the artists who have brought German art to the attention of an international public. 50 pictures selected by him present his work where experimental researches became a goal itself.
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Laura de Santillana. Works in glass
From march 30 to april 25 2001
Works in blown or compressed glass created especially for the exhibition are on display
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Stefano della Bella, Baroque Printmaker: The I. Webb
From march 29 to june 23 2001
Stefano della Bella (1610-64) was one of the most admired Italian printmakers in the 17th c. His landscapes, genre scenes, historical and mythological subjects exhibit delle Bella's taste for a Baroque worldview and his acute sensitivity.
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Behind closed doors: The art of Hans Bellmer
From march 29 to june 10 2001
The famous and provocative pictures of human size dolls by Hans Bellmer are explored in the context of Nazi Germany in the 30s.
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Dear Friends: American Photographs of Men Together, 1840-1918
From march 29 to june 10 2001
The exhibition brings together pictures of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, depicting unknown men in strikingly affectionate poses.
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Donald von Frankenburg. Laokoon
From march 29 to june 30 2001
Most inspired by the Laokoon, together with other masterpieces of the Antiquity, Donald von Frankenburg is interested in the question of form and movement in the image of the human being.
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New Art for Web and Wall : Annette Weintraub, Crossroads
From march 29 to june 10 2001
The work of Annette Weintraub Crossroads is displayed through a multimedia installation.
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Renoir to Picasso. Masterpieces from the Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris.
From march 29 to may 20 2001
Masterpieces from the Musée de l'Orangerie in Paris, 81 paintings by artists as famous as Auguste Renoir Nu dans un paysage, Amadeo ModiglianiPortrait de Paul Guillaume, Henri Rousseau...Focus on Paul Guillaume and Jean Walter's collection.
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KiKi Smith : Telling Tales
From march 29 to june 10 2001
The artist explores fairy tale characters such as Little Red Riding Hood, and places them in imaginary environments.
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Ten Swedish designers, Thirty years on
From march 29 to august 12 2001
In 1970, ten Swedish designers banded together to launch a company producing printed textiles. They became so successful that their textiles were used very soon to conceptually renew furniture and interior design as well as clothing.
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A God-Like Human Force...
From march 28 to august 12 2001
The Sprengel Museum Hannover owns 90 works by Joseph Beuys. Some of them refer to a ritual derived from Christianity like Felt Suit, Capri Battery ou For footbaths.
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Measuring and Weighing in Ancient Times
From march 28 to october 31 2001
Return to various measurement areas: time, volume, length...Rich selection of weights that were used in Israel and neighboring countries from ancient periods till the Late Early Islamic period.
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Painting Forever : Tony Tuckson
From march 28 to june 10 2001
Tony Tuckson is considered as one of the greatest abstract expressionists. His view of the pictorial material results from his research into lighting, energy and vibrations. A trip into abstact art.
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William Blake, 1757-1827
From march 27 to june 24 2001
More than 200 works from all over the world by the famous British romantic painter, printmaker and poet, William Blake. The exhibit reveals his poetic imagination and innovative techniques.
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Rick Bartow
From march 27 to june 10 2001
For more than twenty years, Bartow has been producing works that is an intense exploration of complex personal realities and visions. We discover here ancient and recent works.
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The Child Krishna :Love and Play
From march 27 to july 8 2001
Selections from the Edwin Binney collection of South Asian miniature paintings. Presentation of the story of the mischievous child-god Krishna and introduction to Indian religious concepts, South Asian literature and traditions.
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Woven Worlds: Basketry from the Clark Field Collection
From march 27 to may 20 2001
300 baskets made by Native americans from different parts of North America.
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Voice, Image, Gesture. Selections from the collection 1945-2000
From march 25 to august 5 2001
The Jewish Museum presents its collections as they have added up since its creation in 1945. An occasion to rediscover documents, fine arts and ceremonial objects. By confronting history and memory, it also mirrors the complex nature [...]
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Antioch, The Lost Ancient City
From march 25 to june 3 2001
Buried by centuries of earthequakes and military plunders, the metropolis of Antioch lies under the Turkish city of Antakya. Significant archeological remains plunge us in the core of this cultural and political center of the Roman [...]
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Arp and the Avants-Gardes
From march 25 to august 12 2001
This exhibition aims to retrace the path followed by the European avant-gardes, with particular emphasis on the experiences that drove art beyond the reality of immediate perception towards abstraction.
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The Drawings of Richard Pousette-Dart
From march 25 to june 3 2001
The exhibition is devoted to Richard Pousette-Dart' works on paper (1930-1992). He was the youngest member of the Abstract Expressionist group.
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Stanley Spencer
From march 24 to june 24 2001
One hundred paintings and drawings by Stanley Spencer. An opportunity to discover or rediscover well-known and less familiar works by one of the most dominant figures of 20th century British art.
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3D+ Swedish Design on Stage
From march 24 to may 20 2001
Since the War, swedish design is still one of the most innovative on the international scene. 85 objects, furniture and textiles, feature this creativity. They are put in relationship with contemporary swedish art.
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Dag *Alvengs, Summer light
From march 24 to june 3 2001
Sculptor/ingineer Arthur Ganson finds his inspiration in both his toolbox and his mind.Using all types of materials, he creates artworks that are, literally, moving.
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Archeology in Alsace and Moselle at the annexation period (1940-1944), , , , , , ,
From march 24 to august 31 2001
Archeology from Alsace and Moselle in the 1940's is restitued in the context of the German archeology during the 3d Reich and its ideological interpretation.
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Building for space travel, 2001
From march 24 to october 21 2001
The exhibit explores the evolution of architecture, industrial and graphic design in the field of space programs
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Caroline Davis
From march 24 to may 20 2001
Her camera partially or completely submerged, Caroline Davis photographed baptismal rites of African-American communities in the state of Alabama. Around 15 pictures of these religious moments will be displayed.
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writings , ,
From march 24 to april 23 2001
The theme of writing seen by Ayel Mari, Dude Régis, Gallot Michel, Laroussinie Jacques, Menard Philippe, Meschia Sylvain, Mazeres Marie, Raymond Michèle, Rousseau Caty, Truong-Dinh Corinne, Vaugeois Sylvie.
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Patrick Heron: Garden Paintings
From march 24 to june 3 2001
Heron (1920-1999) was one of Britain's most prominent post-war painters. Inspired colourist, he devoted a lot of his works to his garden full of flowering azaleas and camellias growing amongst granite boulders.
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Judaica, Celebrating Temple Israel's 150 years
From march 24 to may 20 2001
Ritual objects, created for personal or public use, and illuminated manuscripts, exceptionnaly lent by the Temple of Israel and private collectors, illustrating traditional and contemporary Jewish life.
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Kathryn Spence
From march 24 to may 27 2001
Animals and other sculptures made with mud
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Made in Japan
From march 24 to june 17 2001
A new generation of Japanese fashion designers, Junya Watanabe ou Rei Kawabuko, is yet recognized on the international scene. Since 1970, Kenzo, Issey Miyake ou Yohji Yamamoto opened this success way...
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Eye of Modernism
From march 23 to september 4 2001
Works by Stuart Davis, Charles Demuth, Richard Diebenkorn, Arshile Gorky, Philip Guston, Carl Holty, Jasper Johns, de Kooning, John Marin, Joseph Stella Robert Motherwell, O'Keeffe, Man Ray, Philip Pearlstein, Everett Shinn, John Sloan, [...]
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Théophile Hamel. Dominick Daly O’Meara
From march 23 to september 3 2001
The mini-exhibition highlights the turning point of the work by Théophile Hamel and more specifically in his approach to the portrait. The painting Dominick Daly O’Meara is the best exemple of the painter's change.
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Points of Departure: Connecting with Contemporary Art
From march 23 to september 16 2001
Works from the museum's permanent collection based on six themes: brushwork, found materials/objects, grid, language and line, featuring artists such as G.Richter, L. Bourgeois, Eva Hesse, Jenny Holzer, Rauschenberg
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Absolute calm. Jürgen Klauke, his Photographic Work
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From march 23 to july 8 2001
For the first time, an exhibit presents photographs representing the whole gamut of Klauke's art works. The wealth of his works both from a formal and conceptual viewpoint is made all the mmore obvious.
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About Hugo Van Der Goes., , , ,
From march 23 to june 10 2001
Hugo Van Der Goes: discovery of the restored works of this Flemish painter.
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Radcliffe Bailey : The Magic City
From march 23 to may 12 2001
Through his paintings and photo assemblages, Radcliffe Bailey shares with us his personnal history and common memory of African Americans.
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Living tradition. Contemporary American quilts
From march 23 to june 10 2001
Contemporary quilts extremely popular in America.
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Renaissance Drawings from Florence
From march 23 to june 10 2001
One century ago, an important collection of drawings from the 16th gathered by Giorgio Vasari was discovered at the museum. This very precious collection includes works by Uccello, Ghirlandaio, Gozzoli, Lippi or Fra Bartolomeo.
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Truls Melin - Mudderverk
From march 23 to june 4 2001
The outstretched shovels and grasping arms of these geometrical-constructive forms are based on concrete models and the artist's early experience, fascinated by the dredgers in the port of Malmö
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Nell Blaine: Sensations of Nature
From march 22 to june 23 2001
First major retrospective exhibition of this artist, a native of Richmond and prominent member of the second generation of the New York School. Involved in Abstract Expressionism.
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BitStreams
From march 22 to june 10 2001
BitStreams is a provocative and stimulating presentation of contemporary art that harnesses digital media in order to achieve new dimensions of artistic expression.
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Data Dynamics
From march 22 to june 10 2001
The issue of the Internet art is approached here, in order to search visual models that represent a continuously changing flow of data and information.
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Holman: Forty years of graphic art
From march 22 to august 19 2001
Since 1961, an Inuit Co-operative located in Holman, on the west coast of Victoria Island, has produced engravings. In these works, by such artists as Kalvak and Emerak, for example, the whole traditional culture is reshaped to create [...]
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Crossbreedings, seen by Robert Lepage
From march 22 to september 3 2001
Robert Lepage a famous artist from Quebec, shares with us his unusual vision of crossbreedings through a meditation on human nature, language, nature, sciences and technology.
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Portrait miniatures from the Clarke collection
From march 22 to june 17 2001
Series of 70 European miniatures from 1580 to 1820 from a private collection never shown to the public: masterpieces of British and French eighteenth-century.
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A marshal, a president, a regiment : 70 years of phaleristic.
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From march 21 to june 21 2001
From the Second Empire to the Third Republic, the History evoked through the exhibition of medals and decorations won by the Infantry Regiment of Dijon, Marshal Vaillant and President Sadi Carnot.
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The Whitechapel Centenary
From march 21 to may 20 2001
In one century, London's Whitechapel became one of Europe's most influential contemporary art spaces. A tribute to the zeal of its founders and a vision of the directors who launched the careers of some of the great names of 20th century [...]
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Kunisada and Kabuki. Part 1
From march 20 to june 3 2001
Kunisada was one of the most famous printers of the late Edo period and his prints featuring Kabuki performers largely contributed to his popularity. You will discover the early works from 1820-1840...
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Max Agostini. Summer Pic(k)s
From march 18 to july 27 2001
Paintings with bright colors, figures dear to his famous predecessors. A luminous and poetic travel in the world of contemporary Impressionist Max Agostini
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European masterpieces: Six Centuries of Paintings from the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
From march 18 to may 27 2001
88 works masterpieces from this splendid collection, most of which on view for the first time in the US: El Greco, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Memling, Gainsborough, Monet, Picasso, Hockney
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Drawn to Painting: Leon Kossoff's Drawings and Prints after Nicolas Poussin
From march 17 to june 17 2001
The encounter of the painter Poussin with Leon Kossoff gives an amazing result: 44 drawings and etchings in a vigorous and Baroque style by this artist who puts drawing at the heart of his approach to art.
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Emotional Ties
From march 17 2001 to february 24 2002
Whatever the ties between relatives, friends or lovers, relationships between models and artists play an important part in their works. An illustration of this subject through the works of Pierre Bonnard, André Derain, Munch or Picasso.
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After the War : European Artists' Books 1945-1955
From march 17 to september 2 2001
In the post-war period, artists' books got a new lease on life : such creations as Circus by F. Leger, Les chants des morts by Picasso, H.Moore's Prométhée or Max Ernst's La Brebis Galante were among them.
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Archibald, Wynne, Sulman and Dobell Prizes
From march 17 to may 13 2001
Those four awards are given to different art forms : portraits, landscapes or sculpted figures, genre or mural paintings.
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Botticelli's Dante.Drawings for the Divine Comedy
From march 17 to june 10 2001
92 remarkable drawings by Botticelli illustrating The Divine Comedy. The artist followed Dante's text closely and created an acutely poetic vision of this journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise.
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Serge Chermayeff 1900-96 : The shape of Modern living
From march 17 to may 6 2001
Chermayeff was one of the major figures of modernist architecture and design. Upholding the ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement, he beleived that the architectural principles of individual living spaces could be extended to cities [...]
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Dressing for a New York City Childhood
From march 17 to september 16 2001
The exhibit features children's vintage clothing from the 18th century to the present. It is structured around five themes: infancy, day ware, clothing immortalized in portraiture, fancy dress and costumes and dressing as self-expression
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Ulla Horky. Retrospective. Paintings, Sculptures, Installations 1970-2000,
From march 17 to june 17 2001
The compositions de Ulla Horky consist of figured and organic forms on the theme of cosmos, death or birth.
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Let's entertain: Life's Guilty Pleasures
From march 17 to july 15 2001
Young German and British artists who have already come before the public in individual or group exhibition present their works.
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Michael Mazur : A Print Retrospective
From march 17 to june 3 2001
The printed works of Michael Mazur reveal the depth of his talent and the themes he explored over the years.
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Félicien Rops - With flames and nerves
From march 17 2001 to october 31 2003
A complete glance at the work of Félicien Rops, a character fascinated by women, love and death, through his favortite fields, drawing, print and painting.
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Stitches in Time : 20th-Century Fashion
From march 17 to june 17 2001
Interaction between fashion and art through the eyes of contemporary artists.
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Uncommon Threads : Contemporary Artists and Clothing
From march 17 to june 17 2001
When fashion becomes art...works by contemporary artists.
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Victorian Birmingham 1837-1901
From march 17 to september 2 2001
To celebrate the centenary of Queen Victoria's death, paintings and prints by famous local artists depict the city of Birmingham with its buildings and parks one century ago.
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Core Exhibition,2001
From march 16 to april 22 2001
Annual exhibit of the works of young artist-residents at Glassell School of Art. Thanks to a scholarship they could entirely devote themselves to personal research and experimental work in the field of visual arts.
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Grandma Moses in the 21st Century
From march 15 to june 10 2001
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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Marc Le Mené : Nudes, 1983-2000
From march 15 to april 21 2001
Famous for his photos of Paris and Rome at night, the artist was always fascinated by feminin nu. His vision of woman's body is oneiric, ludic, sublimated. Sophisticated lignt of LeMené pictures resemble that of expressionist cinema [...]
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China, China : recent works in porcelain by Ah Xian
From march 14 to september 16 2001
An exhibition of 40 hand-painted, porcelain body-casts is the result of the artist's sojourn to Jingdezhen, the historic centre of China's fine porcelain production, in 1999.
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Miro. Belated rebel
From march 14 to june 4 2001
Some 60 pieces feature different phases of Miro's carrier, from his early works to his late paintings created in Mallorca. Revealing the singularity of his language, developped from the confrontation with surrealism and collage.
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Aluminum : Jewelry to Jets
From march 13 to july 15 2001
Alluminium largely contributed to the innovation of design in Europe and in the US. Its qualities such as lightness, beauty and strength explain its wide use in different fields, from jewelry and interior design to aeronautics.
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The Nobleman of stone.Fifty years of Collecting Jade in Bermingham
From march 12 to may 27 2001
Fascinated by the diversity of its hues and their nuances this precious stone has always represented wealth and luxury. Nearly 80 fine jade pieces are exhibited here.
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Star Wars : The Magic of Myth
From march 11 to june 24 2001
For the first time, George Lucas film studios exhibit their collection of original characters, costumes, real-size models and props especially conceived for the famous Star Wars movie trilogy.
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The Forbidden Stitch : Chinese Embroidery
From march 11 to september 16 2001
Sumptuously embroidered dragon robes and many other articles created by the needleworkers of the Forbidden City.
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Leaves of Gold : Treasures of Manuscripts from Philadelphia Collections
From march 10 to may 13 2001
114 works rarely seen before are on view. Lavishly illuminated manuscripts from the 12th to the 16th c. among which are Boucicaut Master, the Orosius Master, Willem Vrelant, the Circle of Jacquemart de Hesdin, the Bedford Master and the Master [...]
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Ian McKeever: Paintings 1993-2000
From march 10 to may 20 2001
British artist McKeever is a solitary figure. His paintings and drawings are nourished by such Scandinavian expressionistS as Munch, but also by the pre-Roman period in English history symbolised by the Stonehenge monument.
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On Sale Here : Posters from the Collection of Discount Tire Co.
From march 10 to june 17 2001
Posters have been one of the most effective marketing tools in advertising history. The exhibition gives us the opportunity to discover or rediscover images dated from 1888 to 1940.
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Toulouse-Lautrec and the Spirit of Montmartre : Cabarets, Humor, and the Avant-Garde 1875-1905
From march 10 to may 27 2001
70 works by Toulouse-Lautrec and numerous posters, prints, watercolors and drawings which reveal the rebellious, creative and vivid spirit of Montmartre at the turn of the century.
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Of Magical Beings and Demons. Myths in Japanese Art,
From march 10 to june 24 2001
Although it has been a long tradition in the japanese culture, the theme of the ghost reaches its peak in the 19th century. Apart from theatre litterature, it is depicted in a variety of ways in wood block print.
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Yes Yoko Ono
From march 10 to june 17 2001
125 works in all media by this avant-garde Conceptual artist.
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Sons and Daughters of the Clouds. Expulsion and exile in the West Sahara,
From march 9 to july 29 2001
150 objects are presented from the nomade people, which has been fighting for its rights and independence since 1975, the year that Morocco occupied West Sahara.
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USA Clay
From march 9 to july 15 2001
95 ceramic objects, from functional vessels to conceptual sculptures and folk art. Among the artists are Karen Koblitz, Connie Kiener, Michael Frimkess, Rick Dillingham, Patti Warashina, Margaret Boozer, Steven Montgomery.
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Greg Curnoe : Life and Stuff
From march 9 to june 17 2001
The first major retrospective since the death of the artist in 1992, works from the AGO's permanent collection. Multi-media constructions, text works, found objects, watercolours and prints on plexiglass.
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Heading West : Mapping the Territory
From march 9 to may 19 2001
Maps of the American West from 1540 to 1900, 6000 items as a whole, all different in nature and purpose (military maps, maps of indian territories, maps of cities, parks and reserves, explorers' maps...)
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On Kawara. Horizontality/Verticality
From march 9 to june 4 2001
The work of On Kawara focuses on recording personal coordinates in space and time. I went documents the distances which the artist covered every day, I got up is a series of postcards sent to his friends.
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Law of the Range : Portraits of Old-Time Brand Inspector
From march 9 to june 3 2001
Photographic portraits of the people from range, made by Stephen Collector in the early 20th century
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Monet and Japan
From march 9 to june 11 2001
35 canvases, among Monet's most beautifull works, will be displayed along with an extensive selection of Japanese prints and paintings. The exhibit explores the obvious influence of Japanese art on the work of the painter.
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Margaret Morton. The tunnel
From march 9 to may 20 2001
This series of photographs exposes the history of those who live day after day in the New York City subway tunnels, hidden from public view for more than two decades.
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Imperial Paintings from Prague. A selection of the Castle Collection.
From march 8 to september 16 2001
A selection of works drawn from the collection of the Habsburg Emperor Rudolf II, one of the most illustrious collectors of his day. Works by Rubens, Titian, Tintoretto, Cranach and Von Aachen will be presented.
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The look, the way we speak it, , , , , ,
From march 8 to may 20 2001
Yves Chevalier's Installations inspired by the poetry of Francis Ponge are exhibited in the park of the Château. Author and translator, Chevalier plays both with Ponge's poetic material and the nature of the place and materials it is offering.
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Spirit of an Age
From march 8 to may 13 2001
Paintings from the 19th century by German and French Masters: from Romanticism to Post-Impressionism. A mini-retrospective of Adolph Menzel.
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Surface and Depth
From march 8 to september 30 2001
Discovering Finnish modern painting from 1890 to 1920. New tendencies in art are introduced under several themes: free colour and form, spiritual aspirations, social challenges. Works by Gallen-Kallela, Sallinen, Schjerfbeck, Thesleff... [...]
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Vermeer and the Delft School
From march 8 to may 27 2001
the Delft School is better known for its paintings presenting the views of interiors, streets or courtyards by Vermeer and Pieter de Hooch. Nevertheless the artists of Delft also produced history paintings, flower paintings and portraits...
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From Prodigy to Outcast. Simeon Solomon, Pre Raphaelite Artist
From march 7 to june 3 2001
According to the famous Burne Jones, Simeon Solomon was the best of all preraphaelites...You will discover first the painter's early works and photos showing his interest in that new technique.
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Jewish Youth Movements in Austria
From march 7 to may 6 2001
The Jewish youth movements in the beginning of the 20th century were part of a more wide-spread social phenomenon ,which developed as a reaction to modernisation and urbanisation. The exhibition puts the phenomenon in a historical [...]
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August Sander : German Portraits (1918-1933)
From march 6 to june 24 2001
Intense photo-portraits, taken in pre-war Germany in a new realist manner, convey the atmosphere of society, in its different strata.
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Brief Encounters
From march 5 to june 3 2001
In order to cast a new light on the collections of the Walker Art Gallery, contemporary and historic works, some famous or unknown, others figurative or abstract are coupled in a provocative approach.
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Sugimoto : Portraits
From march 5 to may 14 2001
New photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto featuring life-size portraits of such historical figures as Henry VIII or Rembrandt (the artist photographed their models at wax museums) renew the dialogue on the relation between photography and painting.
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American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithonian American Art Museum
From march 4 to may 20 2001
Portraits, landscapes, garden scenes by such artists as Mary Cassatt, James McNeill, Childe Hassam, Abbot Thayer, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Maurice Prendergast, Dwight Tryon, William Merritt Chase, Frank Benson, Daniel Garber...
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American Spectrum : Paintings and Sculptures from the Smith College Museum of Art
From march 4 to may 27 2001
Valuable collection of American art over the past 250 years. Works by such great artists as John Singleton Copley, Albert Bierstadt, Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, and Charles Sheeler.
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Color, Myth and Music: Stanton MacDonald-Wright and Synchromism
From march 4 to june 3 2001
As a young artist in Paris, Stanton Macdonald-Wright established a new theory that celebrated color; he called it Synchromism. His work has had widespread influence on modernism. 63 paintings and drawings will be displayed.
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Contemporary Devotion
From march 4 to june 3 2001
Universal issues of devotion and faith within a contemporary context. Many artists have turned to retables and ex-voto traditions to explore contemporary concerns for religious and social topics.
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Dinner for Five : Japonese Serving Dishes for Elegant Meals
From march 4 to october 21 2001
The importance of seasons in Japonese culture influences the design of ceramic tableware. Beautiful examples of table arts variety .
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El Favor de los Santos: The Retablo Collection of New Mexico State University
From march 4 to june 3 2001
The exhibit presents over 100 Mexican 19th c. retablos: small devotional paintings on tin, revealing the complexity of ancient religious traditions from which it was inherited.
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Eureka: New Art from the Bay Area
From march 4 to june 19 2001
The artists from the Bay Area are largely influenced by its multicultural aspects or sujects such as drug and immigration. Works by Jim Campbell, Geoffrey Chadsey, the collaborative team De La Torre.Morales+Nuño, Young Kim, etc.
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The Exotic Flower: Contructions of Feminity in Late-Nineteenth Century French Art
From march 4 to may 20 2001
150 works that explore the way women were depicted: Gustave Moreau, Pissarro, Rodin, Manet, Suzanne Valadon, Bonnard, Mary Cassatt, Jules Chéret, T.A. Steinlen, George Auriol Hermann-Paul, Henry Ibels,Charles Maurin,Richard Ranft,Vallotton
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Gifts of Pride and Love : Kiowa and Comanche Cradleboards
From march 4 to may 27 2001
The exhibit features traditional Kiowa and Comanche cradles: lattice-made and richly decorated cradles are an example of some of the most beautiful Indian designs.
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Andreas Gursky
From march 4 to may 15 2001
Some 40 works by the widely known German photographer are on display, among them some recent pictures traveling to the US for the first time.
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Intimate Worlds : Masterpieces of Indian Painting from the Alvin O. Bellak Collecti
From march 4 to april 29 2001
One of the world's largest collections of Indian "miniature" painting.
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Thomas Moran and the Spirit of Place
From march 4 to may 6 2001
Thomas Moran celebrated the American West through paintings, watercolors and lithographs, he introduced to the public spectacular sceneries of America. The exhibition displays works pertaining to public and private collections.
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Real and Imagined Places in Japonese Art
From march 4 to october 21 2001
Paintings, ceramics and lacquer works present various views of real and imagined places, sites that were known through the artists' works, desciptions of sacred texts. A world of silence and poetry.
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The Draftsman's Colors: Fourteen New Acquisitions from Johns to Chong
From march 3 to july 8 2001
Included are drawings in various media by three of America's most prominent draftsmen, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, and Richard Serra, as well as emerging artists such as Peggy Preheim, Robert Beck, and Joseph Havel.
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010101: Art and technological Times
From march 3 to july 8 2001
From painting, installation and video to Web sites, all those media are explored in the recent works by Asymptote Architecture, Jeremy Blake, Char Davis, Droog Design, brain Eno, John Maeda, Mark Napier, Matthew Ritchie and Sarah [...]
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From Head to Toe: Selections from the Costume Collection
From march 3 to july 29 2001
Costumes and accessories reflecting a diversity and richness of cultures and periods: from Indian sari and chador to Western, Chinese and Central Asian clothing.
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William Tucker
From march 3 to november 25 2001
From the early works by William Tucker in the sixties, to the most recent ones, the opportunity to revisit this internationally acclaimed artist.
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Three times of places : Estrada, Anna Mark, Anne Moreau
From march 3 to april 14 2001
It is a first encounter of the three artists, who a priori have nothing in common...But, beyond their formal differences, one can perceive the same kind of research, a search for personal architecture, reflection of inner self.
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The American scene :Prints from the Permanent Collection
From march 3 to may 27 2001
Artists' prints like those of Thomas Hart Benton or Grant Wood define the American scene of the 30ies and 40ies.Interesting comparisons between different visions of everyday life
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As Found. The discovery of the Ordinary. 1950s British Art and Architecture, , ,
From march 3 to may 13 2001
With the 1953 Parallel of Life and Art exhibit, architects Alison and Peter Smithson and the artists Paolozzi and Henderson created a new approach to social reality
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Contemporary Art Furniture
From march 3 to june 10 2001
Presentation of the works of three designers: Sam Maloof, John Cederquist and Wendy Maruyama who work in widely varying styles : design, combination of historic furniture with illusionistic effects...
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Geometric abstraction. Latin American Art from Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection
From march 3 to november 4 2001
Sixty paintings, drawings and sculptures offer a glimpse of art from South America.
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Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery of Art
From march 3 to may 20 2001
The theme and time-span of this exhibit is rich with such a wide range of subjects as religious paintings, portraits, landscapes and includes masterpieces from 15th up to late 19th c. among which are Goya, Hals,Greco,Constable,Delacroix.
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Pacheco : the Last Judgement, , , , ,
From march 3 to june 10 2001
The exhibition is an occasion to rediscover the works of the great Spanish painter of the 17th century -the master of Velazquez - Francisco Pacheco (1564-1644) and to learn about techniques of restoration of the Jugement Dernier.
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Piranesy and Architectural Fantasy
From march 3 to september 19 2001
About 60 prints and drawings by the Italian architect Piranesi (1720-1778) depicting ancient and modern Rome of his time is an invitation to the world of fantasy architecture. Two famous series Carceri(prisons),Grottesch(grotesque) [...]
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Textile and Silver. Swedish applied art 1950-2000
From march 3 to august 19 2001
The exhibition puts on show textiles, tableware and jewellery from 1950 to 2000, time of freedom in the use of materials and discovery of new means of expression and new technical solutions.
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Borne on the East Wind, Oriental art from private collections in Finland
From march 2 to april 29 2001
Masterpieces of Buddhism, thangka and sculptures, illustrate the aesthetic and iconographic unity resulting from the expansion of a religion, together with the geographic and historic diversity of these traditions.
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Josef Breitenbach
From march 2 to june 3 2001
Josef Breitenbach belonged to this circle of artists who pushed and pulled at the limits of the medium with an artistic view : diversity of works and new adadpted techniques.
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Thomas Carlyle : a hero of his time
From march 2 to june 3 2001
Confronting works presented to Thomas Carlyle's theories brings information about the nature of the portrait in art.
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The collection : marks and news, , ,
From march 2 to june 4 2001
A presentation of major or modest paintings from the exhibitions or the collection of the museum since 1997.
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Dutch Intimacy and Oplulence: The Art of Home and Private Life, 1640-1700
From march 2 to may 26 2001
Paintings and decorative objects (furniture, silver, ceramics)
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AFamily Album : Brooklyn Collects
From march 2 to july 1 2001
Over 100 objects of art from Roman sculptures to contemporary art, collected by Brooklyn-born or Brooklyn-settled individuals.
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Neysa Grassi
From march 2 to may 6 2001
Grassi's abstract paintings are a result of a solitary personal inquiry and in that respect they resemble the works of Guston and Ryder. Although very complex, her works remain lyrical and are full of power.
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Ceremonial silversmith, Germany 15th-17th centuries, , , , ,
From march 1 to may 6 2001
Engraved Goldsmiths sets with precious stones by artists from Nuremberg and Augsburg among other marvels from the collections of German Princes are exhibited.
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Mountain Climbing in the Pyrenees Yesterday and Today : actors et images., ,
From march 1 to december 31 2001
Famous historical figures and artists inspired by the Pyrenees: Ramond de Carbonnières, Russell, Gustave Aové, Schuder, Brissot
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From march 1 to may 31 2001
Michel Wohlfahrt's long figures are facing the sky: sevillan, alsatian or else bird-women. Vivid colours contrast with melancholic expressions in a strange tension between strengh and weakness.
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