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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.

Marc Chagall: Early Works From Russian Collections.
From april 29 to october 14 2001
Early works by Chagall are displayed next to the ones by his first master: Yehuda Pen. The exhibition enables us to understand the ambience and influences that shaped Chagall’s life.
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L’ Esprit Nouveau : Purism in Paris, 1918-1925
From april 29 to august 5 2001
C.-E. Jeanneret (known as Le Corbusier), Amédée Ozenfant and Fernand Léger form the center of the Purist movement. They renew traditional classicism by introducing pure geometric forms. The reconstitution of the 1925 Pavillon de l’Esprit [...]
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Pop Impact! From Johns to Warhol
From april 29 to july 1 2001
The works of pop art icons of the 60's such as Warhol, Claes Oldelburg, Robert Indiana, were flashy, influenced by the culture of advertizing and politics, used new features (large scale and duplication) and were considered shocking [...]
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Rave Raviews! American Art and its Critics, 1826-1925
From april 29 to july 1 2001
The paintings and sculptures presented here were previously exhibited at the annual shows of the National Academy of Design and aroused criticism, both positive and negative. The exhibit thus demonstrates how conventional taste prevailed [...]
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The Final Sleep/Le Dernier Sommeil: An Installation by Spring Hurlbut , ,
From april 28 to july 12 2001
The Final Sleep is an artist's museum within a museum. Hurlbut has created a final resting place by arranging miscellaneous objects that have achieved an immortality of sorts in their conservation as part of a museum's collection.
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Do not feed the animals !
From april 28 to september 9 2001
Targeting all children aged 4 to 10, a colourful ceramic menagerie. Animal figures from all over the world, Europe, China, the Islamic world, from the Ancient Greek period to the present day.
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Mondrian : The Transatlantic Paintings
From april 28 to july 22 2001
15 paintings started by the artist in Europe and finished after his arrival in the United States. The works, to which in his own words, he gave more boogie woogie.
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Landscapes by Klee and Kiefer
From april 28 to september 30 2001
However different their creative expression may appear, common threads exist between the early watercolors of the two artists. Both drew inspiration from similar sources, such as German literature, philosophy, voyages...
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Looking at You
From april 28 to september 30 2001
A small but special installation of 20th century self-portraits, most of which, in differing situations, mirror the direct gaze of their 20 artist-subjects.
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Sculpture and Decorative Arts of the Spanish Renaissance
From april 28 2001 to january 6 2002
Some beautiful sculptures dated 16th to 17th century are displayed together with decorative objects revealing their diferent Moorish, Flemish and Italian influences.
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The Forgotten Friezes from the Castle of Vélez Blanco
From april 28 2001 to january 6 2002
On the occasion of the reopening of the patio from the Fajardo castle in southern Spain, after its renovation, six spectacular 16th century reliefs carved with classical and mythological scenes will be lent to the museum.
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A Disarming Beauty: The Venus de Milo in 20th-Century Art
From april 28 to september 9 2001
The exhibit focuses on the ways in which the Surrealists used the image of the mythical Venus de Milo
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Can you judge a book by its cover?
From april 28 to june 17 2001
Exploration of the powerful relationship between literature and visual arts. Six artists, from John Bellany to Alison Watt, were each asked to produce a cover image for one of the Pocket Classic series of Scottish Writing.
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Aparcel of emotions. Julian Dyson
From april 28 to june 2 2001
This exhibition looks behind these emotionally charged drawings to discover the effects that depression, joy and cancer have had on the work of the artist Julian Dyson.
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Photogenic
From april 28 to july 21 2001
Key developments in photography portrayed through the 19th and 20 th century collections of the Royal Photographic Society.
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Recent Acquisitions : 1997-2000. Contemporary California Works on Paper
From april 28 to august 26 2001
Selection of dynamic art by California artists whose work provides a far ranging representation of the art of our time.
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Voltaire and Henry the IVth
From april 28 to july 30 2001
la Henriade by Voltaire (portraits of Henri the IVth and of the Béarnais) is a great source of inspiration for numerous artists of the 18th-19th centuries, this exhibits gives a general idea of their works through theatre, prints and drawings.
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Exchangevalue. On the value of works of art
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From april 28 to july 1 2001
Through the works by Manet, Marcel Duchamp, Joseph Beuys, Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter and Andreas Slominski, the question of the price given to works of art.
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Ludovica, history of Quebec.,
From april 27 to december 30 2001
Champlain wanted to give the name Ludovica to Quebec in the honnor of Louis the XIVth. About 60 art works are displayed in order to relate the history of Quebec.
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Piotr Nathan. He who counts the stars. Works 1981-2001. Sculpture, Painting, Drawing,
From april 27 to july 8 2001
This large installation of three rooms, made by Piotr Nathan, gives us a chance to see a series of photographs dedicated to the secret world of plants, hanging materials and an enormous charcoal mural.
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Christiane Chabot, Another botany
From april 27 to may 26 2001
A set of recent drawings
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Frida Kahlo Unmasked
From april 27 to october 7 2001
63 photographs in black and white by the Mexican artist unveil Kahlo's complex personality with all its mystery, passion and determination.
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Hiroshige's Views of Mount Fuji
From april 27 to june 3 2001
Following the lead of Hokusai, Ando Hiroshige became famous with his landscape prints in the 1830s. The Thirty Six Views of Mount Fuji (1858-59) was his last series.
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The King over the Water: the life of the prince James Francis Edward Stewart (1688-1766)
From april 27 to september 30 2001
The turbulent life of the Prince and Royal Family through portraits and works relating to these events: many rarely-seen icons of the Jacobite cause and a reconstitution of Canova's magnificent tomb.
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Leopoldo Mendez
From april 27 to june 10 2001
Printmaker, painter and muralist, and co-founder the Taller de Grafica Popular the artist is known for his politically oriented prints.
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Kiakshuk: Images by a Hunter Artist
From april 26 to october 28 2001
Kiakshuk was an Inuit hunter of the beginning of the century, his prints both intructive and engaging tell us about his way of life.
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From the Cape to Couch Behar. The coins of the British Empire under Queen Victoria
From april 26 to september 30 2001
The coins exhibited demonstrate the expansion and the cultural and ethnic diversity of the British colonial empire.
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Remington, Russell and the Language of Western Art
From april 26 to june 24 2001
Charles Russell and Frederic Remington have had great success in their time, for their paintings depicting cowboys and Western America.
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Spain ; a Centenary Exhibition
From april 26 to june 3 2001
A century old tradition of pilgrimage to Spain for American artists, started by Childe Hassam and Max Kuehne.
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Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age: Meiji Prints from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection
From april 25 to july 15 2001
600 woodblock prints from the Meiji era (1868-1912) as well as photographs and other documents are on display. Most of them depict the scenes of the two wars of the period: the Russo-Japanese war and the Sino-Japonese war.
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Tazro Niscino, New Gallery
From april 25 to july 22 2001
Tazro Niscino is born in 1960 in Nagoya and he now lives in Cologne. He creates a construction which functions as a second exhibition surface over the Museum Square, altering fundamentally how the viewer perceives and experiences space.
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Chiaroscuro
From april 25 to july 23 2001
About 70 Italian color xylographs are gathered, which are the most representative and beautiful of the Weimar Collection. Dated 1500 to 1750, these rares and precious works have been realised by Boldrini, Zanetti ou Ugo da Carpi.
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Dreamings: Aboriginal Art of the Western Desert from the Donald Kahn Collection
From april 25 to june 17 2001
36 paintings by the Aboriginal Australian artist are based on ritual songs, oral traditions and complex concepts of time in which, past, present and future coexist simultaneously.
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Takashi Murakami: Made in Japan
From april 25 to september 3 2001
The exhibit features recent paintings and sculptures by the post-pop artist and his interpretation of the traditional form of the Japanese art - nihon-ga
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Roy Arden
From april 24 to may 27 2001
A set of unpublished photographies
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The Dialogue between Painting and Poetry. 1874-1999 Artist's books
From april 24 to june 17 2001
The collaboration between poets and artists is an essentially French phenomenon which reached its heyday at the end of the 19th century. Artbooks from the Jacques Doucet library thus include works by Picasso, Léger, Derain, Arp or Miro...
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Le paysage et le papier-peint, ,
From april 24 to october 14 2001
The exhibition features development of the wallpaper industry and explores the appearance of new techniques of printing and motifs, such as depiction of landscapes in the 19th century
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Picasso : The Circus
From april 22 to july 22 2001
For the first installation of works drawn from the Cone Collection, the museum focuses on the early drawings by Picasso and more specifically on the ones having for subject the circus.
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The American Experience:Twentieth-Century Prints from the Berkman Foundation
From april 22 to july 22 2001
Donation of 83 works on paper, from the early 20th century to nowadays, by the Sybiel B.berkman Foundation of Pittsburg: works by Isabel Bishop, Regina Marsh, Sonia Delaunay, Sam Francis, Bruce Nauman...
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To Conserve a Legacy: American Art from Historically Black College and Universities
From april 22 to july 29 2001
Over 150 works from six universities displaying the history of African-American art as well as American art, among which the works by Aaron Douglas, Arthur Dove, Lois Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence,Georgia O'Keeffe, et Steiglitz.
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Ansel Adams : Classic Images
From april 22 to july 1 2001
Recognized as the most renowned photographer in American history,Ansel Adams(1902-1984) captured the beauty and spirit of the American West in his epic landscapes.
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Sarah Cawkwell
From april 22 to may 16 2001
Drawing parallels between paintings, drawings and bas-reliefs by the artist and the works of Titien, Dürer, Ribera etc..; belonging to the collections of the Christ Church Picture Gallery.
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Door to Door : Donna Denis, Burhan Dogancy, George Segal
From april 22 to june 3 2001
From the museum's permanent collection, three artists whose works include the use of doors or doorways: from doors with photos and grafffiti plastered on them and small structures to plaster casts of peoople standing in front of a doorway.
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H. A. Sigg : Recent Work
From april 22 to june 3 2001
The Swiss abstract artist shows the series In the Middle of the Realm: her paintings, sculptures and series of collages on paper are inspired by her travels around the world, painting (Rothko, Klee) and metaphisical literature - H.Hesse's [...]
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Modernism and Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian's American Art Museum
From april 22 to june 17 2001
Works by Milton Avery, Richard Diebenkorn, Ellsworth Kelly, Joan Mitchell, Isamu Noguchi, Rauschenberg and Wayne Thiebaud act as an indicator, a reaction to change in the modern world. Their revolutionary nature marks a gap with the past.
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Tony DeLap : A Retrospective
From april 22 to july 8 2001
These shaped paintings, hybrids of painting and sculpture are inspired by the artist's interest in illusionism and love for wood as a medium.
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34th Annual Vigo County School Show
From april 21 to may 20 2001
Vigo County students exhibit their work alongside masters of American art.
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Just Uncrated: Masterpieces from the Tanenbaum Gift ,
From april 21 to september 3 2001
A remarkable collection of Chinese, Near Eastern and European antiquities selected gathered by Joey and Toby Tanenbaum.
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Between the Lines : Wordworks by Roland Bernier
From april 21 to august 12 2001
Using photography and hand-cut wooden letters, the artist plays with words and makes us forget their meanings in order to admire their geometrical forms.
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Gay Men's Health Crisis: 20 Years Fighting for People with HIV/AIDC
From april 21 to september 10 2001
Photographs, T-shirts, posters, multimedia installations and personal accounts tell the story of the difficult fight against the disease.
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Here and there. Camille Hermant's photographs, , , ,
From april 21 to june 10 2001
Crossed glances of Camille Hermant on everyday life moments in France and Burkina Faso. Invitation to travel, calls for help, tender words, cultures in danger, traditions and progress, testimonies...
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St. Art: The Visual Poetry of bpNichol
From april 21 to june 17 2001
Interested the visual aspect of language, bpNichol (1944-88), a poet, explored that during his whole career by creating poetry, alphabets, letter drawings and comic strips.
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The Collector's Eye : Masterpieces of Egyptian Art from the Thalassic Collect
From april 21 2001 to january 6 2002
One of the finest private collections in the world, consisting in 175 objects : monumental statues of pharoahs, exquisitely crafted amulets and jewels, funerary and cult objects...
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Larry Towell, Projects 1985-2000
From april 21 to july 8 2001
Larry Towell became the first Canadian member of the famous Magnum Photos agency. Since the early 1980s his remarkable works have translated his intense commitment : El Salvador, Palestine and Mennonite seasonal workers.
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Traditions in Elegance: Two centuries of British Teapots from the Norwich Castle Museum
From april 21 to june 17 2001
100 teapots feature the stylistic evolution of symbolic objects of English culture, from the 18th to 19th centuries : classical silhouettes, rococo motifs, imaginative models inspired by fruit and vegetables.
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Blessed be the Work: Australian Contemporary Design in Jewish Ceremony 11
From april 20 to june 10 2001
Organised by the Jewish Museum of Australia, this exhibition will display Jewish ritual pieces created by contemporary craftspeople and patterned after historical models.
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Faces and Figures : Contemporary Photography in Scandinavia
From april 20 to june 10 2001
Color or black-and-white, 50 works from each of the five Scandinavian countries feature current trends of Nordic contemporary photography.
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Young Applied Artists - the first batch
From april 20 to may 27 2001
Display of the works by the first grant holder of the Bengt Julin Fund, featuring the diverse applied art techniques: ceramic, glass, metal, textile, wood...
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Dragon Threads: Court Costumes of the Celestial Kingdom
From april 19 to june 3 2001
Magnificent silk ceremonial garments
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Franz West: In and Out
From april 19 to june 24 2001
A retrospective of Franz West, whose work proposes a promising vision of art of our century as an scheming dialogue of intimate reflexion with the visitors.
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Cultural crossings IV : marking life's passages
From april 18 to july 29 2001
A selection of objects, around the world, used during rites of passages ; a process within which the boundaries between mankind and the world meet and cross.
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Santos: Sculpture Between Heaven and Earth
From april 18 to july 29 2001
Around 45 examples of Puerto Rican small-scale altar sculptures called santos, drawn from the Museo del Barrio in New York are presented, together with works on paper depicting santos.
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Searching for a Miracle: Photography by Hector Mendez-Caratini
From april 18 to july 29 2001
The collection of the photographer Hector Mendez-Caratini mainly consists in devotion scenes, pilgrimages, saints' festivals and domestic altars reinforcing the role of these religious sculptures in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.
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Framing the Dream : George W. Stevens
From april 18 to june 3 2001
George W. Stevens was the second director of the Toledo Museum of Art, but he also was an actor, poet, amateur astronomer, painter... The exhibition relates his life, through photographs and archives of the museum.
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Lalah Ali : ICA Artist Prize Winner
From april 18 to august 1 2001
Gouach and ink drawings by Cambridge-based artist representing cartoon-like characters set in circumstances suggesting racial inequality, relegious oppression, violence...
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Marlene Dumas: One Hundred Models and Endless Rejects
From april 18 to july 1 2001
Famous South African artist draws on images taken from film, fashion or pornographic magazines, "borrowing" faces from such legendary figures as Claudia Schiffer or Rembrandt's Bethsheba. She explores the nature of desire, fear, solitude, [...]
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Rineke Dijkstra: Portraits
From april 18 to july 1 2001
T he well praised Dutch photographer, known for her intense psychological portaits, presents here two series Beaches (92-96) and New Mothers(94), photographs of Bosnian refugees as well as a couple of video projects
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FotoKunst
From april 17 to may 27 2001
An exhibition of photographs by German artists of the second half of the 20th century.
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Jules Flandrin (1871-1947).The Other Fin de Sičcle
From april 17 to june 24 2001
This retrospective explores Flandrin's work but also his relationships with avant-garde tendencies (Impressionism, Symbolism, Fauvism) or with the other fin de sičcle, more concerned with tradition as it with novelty.
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Room XIV. Vicente Huidobro and plastic arts,
From april 17 to june 4 2001
The thirteen poems that make that work are a inovative proposal, which among René de Costa's opinion "are neither poems about painting, nor paintings about poetry".
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Unseen Treasures
From april 15 to july 22 2001
A unique opportunity to discover old drawings by masters from Italy and Northern Europe among which puzzling studies, the authorship of which should challenge the viewers' skills.
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Inside Out : 50 Years of Collecting -- The Eastman House Collection
From april 15 to july 22 2001
Photographs from all kinds of fields, incuding exploration, tourism, news reporting, science snapshots and art photography.
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Kurt Joseph Haas
From april 15 to june 15 2001
Artist's retrospective-Art brut
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Tres Generaciones : Photography in Castro's Cuba
From april 15 to july 1 2001
Three generations of Cuban photographers: those who worked before and during the Revolution, those who worked in the post-revolutionary Cuba and the younger generation which started to express itself in the 80's.
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Drawing Near
From april 14 to june 24 2001
During his residency at the AGNS, the artist Ian McKinnon encouraged people from many communities to draw... we discover today the results of these workshops.
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Lawren Stewart Harris: A Painter’s Progress
From april 14 to june 17 2001
Presentation of the first full-scale retrospective of Harris’s śuvre since 1963. For this event forty-six paintings illustrate the evolution of his work, first figurative and impressionnist, it gradually became more abstract and meditative.
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Pictures Tell the Story: Ernest C. Withers
From april 14 to june 30 2001
An American photographic chronicle of 20th century America, "told" by Ernest C. Withers through the portraits of such famous people as Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Martin Luther King, Medgar Evers.
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AWorld of Story
From april 14 to july 31 2001
Sharing stories makes the world a richer place; Illustrations by Erica Weihs, Susanne Suba, Joseph Domjan, Mark Podwal, Catherine Stock and E.B. Lewis. Stories from a variety all over the globe.
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An American Anthem: 300 Years of Paintings from the Butler Institute of American Art
From april 14 to june 17 2001
Art history through works by Charles Willson Peale, Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, John Sloan, Edward Hopper, Charles Sheeler, Horace Pippin, Robert Rauschenberg and Chuck Close.
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The Art of the Drum
From april 14 to june 17 2001
An interactive exhibition using drums and percussive instruments from countries throughout Africa. Adzido and the Pan African Dance Ensemble are part of the exhibit.
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From april 14 to june 4 2001
Exhibition on the restoration of the Déposition de croix by Van Der Goes: technique of its preservation and comparison with other regional works.
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Groupings: Prints portofolios from the Permanent Collection
From april 14 to july 1 2001
Works by Agnes Martin, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Motherwell, Dieter Roth, and Edward Rusch
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Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
From april 14 to june 10 2001
70 paintings and sculptures of the early 19th c. created by the artists-explorers, such as George Catlin, Albert Bierstadt and Thomas Moran, who travelled West where they discovered wild and beautiful landscapes.
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Tracey Moffatt
From april 14 to june 10 2001
Tracey Moffatt present his work including bothphotographic series and innovative film and videopieces in the two first floors of the museum . An harsh reality and fantastical dream deep in the public in a captivating and complex vision.
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Paolozzi and Music
From april 14 to october 28 2001
In 1974, the artist Paolozzi began to explore the use of abstract geometrical shapes to express the form and tones of music. A tribute to Charles Ives, The american composer whose works inspired Paolozzi.
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The Power of the Appearances: Renaissaince and Reformation Portrait Prints
From april 14 to may 20 2001
Portraits of powerful personalities, including Emperor Maximilian, Martin Luther by Dürer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Hans Holbein the Younger, van Leyden and Goltzius.
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André Raffray, Un musée imaginaire
From april 14 to june 23 2001
Raffray plays with citations, but by using different techniques, he avoids the pure imitation. It is an art of mimesis which he masters so freely. The Artist's key references are myths and modern art.
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Benet Spencer
From april 14 to may 27 2001
An installation of intricate oil paintings and aluminium silhouettes based on images of disasters collected magazines. A fractured and impersonal way of rendering human tragedies.
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Marco Maggi
From april 13 to july 8 2001
Marco Maggi was born in Uruguay and he currently lives in New York. His works, made with various materials such as aluminum foil and apples are very meticulous. The exhibition is entirely dedicated to him.
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Painted with Thread : the art of american embroidery
From april 13 to september 30 2001
380 years of art embroidery are presented in this beautiful exhibition. All the pieces, from the 17th century to nowadays, from the museum's collection, engross the public in the technical and artistic aspects of embroidery.
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Don't Feed the Books: Birds, Bugs and Bestiaries in the Bareiss Collection
From april 13 to july 1 2001
Depictions of animals in the illustrated books of the Molly and Walter Bareiss collection.
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Hell and Heaven. The middle ages in the north
From april 13 to september 2 2001
This exhibition on the Middle Age is set up by the movie director Peter Greenaway, the major themes are life, death and futur: hell or heaven? Images of saints, golden jewellery or the reliquary of Warffum will be presented.
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Vincent Van Gogh in Paris : Masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum
From april 12 to july 15 2001
Three works created during the artist's crucial Paris period (1886-88): Wheatfield with a Lark, Basket of Sprouting Flower Bulbs and Woman by a Cradle are on display.
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Abelardo Morell and the camera eye
From april 12 to july 22 2001
The most important traveling exhibition of the artist photograper Abelardo Morell combines works inspired by the world around him, including his family, ordinary household objects and old homes, books...
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Sophie Calle - The Detachment - Double Blind
From april 12 to july 15 2001
The French artist Sophie Calle who is one of the best-known names in contemporary conceptual art, presents an exhibition comprising 10 photographs taken in Berlin from the series The Detachment, and the video work Double Blind.
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Iranian Contemporary art
From april 12 to june 3 2001
A celebration of the Iranian art of the last 40 years and an opportunity to appreciate its development in recents years. With works exhibited for the first time outside Iran, it covers a wide range of styles including photography, [...]
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Simply Brilliant : American Cut Glass 1890-1915
From april 12 to december 31 2001
All sorts of glass objects are displayed such as jars or footed glasses, made from 1890 until World War I, reflecting the enormous production of cut glass at that time.
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Aztlán Today The Chicano Postnation
From april 12 to september 9 2001
Former Aztecs' homeland, Aztlán is now inhabited by Chicanos. We discover their culture through the works of P.Avila, L.Aguilar, R.Buitrón, C.Fernández, R.Gonzáles, D.Martínez and L.Portillo among others
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Carl Barks, Duck lithographs - Marko Leppälä’s collection
From april 12 to july 15 2001
An interesting exhibition on the works of cartoonist Carl Barks, known for being the soul of donald Duck, displaying some 70 lithograph prints of Barks’ duck painting , and two original paintings as well as drawings.
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Borrowed Ware : Forty Years of Contemporary Art from Iran
From april 12 to june 3 2001
The exhibit features Iranian artists (Hossein Zenderoudi, Shabika,etc.) from the last 40 years. Calligraphic, abstract and figurative works dating back to before and after the revolution.
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Game Show: Installations and Sculptures by Willie Cole
From april 12 to september 9 2001
Four game-like installations based on some American and African popular board games. Cole's installations often require the active participation of his public
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Modern Australian Women: Paintings and Prints 1925-1945
From april 12 to june 3 2001
This important exhibition of art will focus on outstanding works by Australia's great women artists of the modernist period. These images reflect the challenging thinking of the time, exploring colour, forms and innovative themes.
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75 Years of creativity: A Rambert Dance Company Retrospective
From april 12 to october 28 2001
The oldest British dance company celebrates 75 years of creation, a means of assessing its importance in the world of choreography : photographs, design, artefacts...
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Recent Acquisitions
From april 12 to september 9 2001
Works by artists of African, Asian and Latin American origins : Benny Andrews, Tania Bruguera, Whitfield Lovell, Gilbert Sánchez Luján and Ray Smith.
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Tibet: Mountains and Valleys, Castles and Tents
From april 12 to june 22 2001
An invitation to explore the ancient culture of Tibet through artifacts and ornaments of the aristocracy, herders and traders dating back to the 13th century, and a documentary film and photographs from the early 1900s.
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Building Detroit
From april 11 to july 22 2001
History of the city's architecture viewed through historic photographs, with special emphasis on its Gothic and Romanesque Revival aspects, and the development of Detroit's skyscrapers.
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The Engraved Passion of Dürer, ,
From april 11 to july 15 2001
16 engravings by Dürer are displayed. These works represent the Christ's final days on Earth and showcase the artist's mastery and talent of printmaking.
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Prospect 2001. New art. New Zealand
From april 11 to july 1 2001
This first celebration of contemporary New Zealand art brings together recent works by young artists or by more senior practitioners.
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Gary Lee Boas: Starstruck
From april 11 to may 26 2001
Gary Lee Boas' photographs are the result of an autograph-hunt, which started when he was in his teens. They offer an unusual view of celebritites between 1960 and 1980.
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Dawn of the Human spirit
From april 11 to september 9 2001
By tracing the marks left by man on the walls of caves and rocks, this multimedia exhibition tries to answer the question : what makes us human beings?
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At Home with Plastics?
From april 10 to july 15 2001
Presentation of the many ways in which plastic has gradually improved the quality of everyday life in the home, responding to each technological development and adapting to new needs.
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Radical Plastics
From april 10 to july 15 2001
Selection of works by London designers : furniture and accessories.
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The First 10 Years : Selected Works from the Collection
From april 10 to september 23 2001
Some of the major acquisitions made during the last decade, such as works by Gilbert and Georges, by Irish artists Kathy Prendergast and Shane Cullen and a re-installation of The Children's Hospital by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov.
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Fernando Lanhas
From april 10 to june 17 2001
Fernando Lanhas, one of the major artist in Portuguese art of the 20th century introduced geometrical abstractionism in his country. This retrospective will show his talent in numerous fields.
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Alfred Maurer: Early American Modernist
From april 10 to july 8 2001
After working in Paris at the beginning of the Fauvisme, Alfred Maurer shared his experience and knowledge with his American colleagues. An essential painter for the development of contemporary art in his country.
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Doug Safranek, city illuminations
From april 10 to may 30 2001
The artist uses the medium of tempera to impose a sense of order and calm on contemporary cities. With lyrical precision his works capture the hubbub of the metropolitan milieu.
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Surrealism in Photography from the permanent Collection
From april 10 to july 8 2001
Through works by Manuel Alvarez-Bravo, Eugene Atget, Ralph Meatyard and Josef Sudek, a survey of the impact of the Surrealist movement on photography artform.
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Konenkov : Sculpture
From april 9 to september 30 2001
A presentation of the work of Konenkov, which is inpired by his environment, in the context of 1905 Russia. His work is also visited by mysterious characters, which seem drawn from fairy tales and myths.
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Franz Marc and the Blue Rider
From april 8 to july 15 2001
Works by artists from the non formal group Blue Rider at the beginning of the 20thč century are presented, with a focus on Franz Marc, as well as prints by Paul Klee and paintings by Gabriele Münter or Jawlensky.
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American Folk
From april 8 to august 5 2001
For the first time a major exhibit of American Folk Art is on display. It features family portraits, watercolors, painted furniture, embroidery...
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Art at Mid-Century : Spotlight on the Collection of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts
From april 8 to september 3 2001
Through the art history of Europe and both Americas in the 1950's and around the works of Abstract Expressionists we can admire the museum's collection which includes Pollock, Franz Kline, Adolph Gottlieb, Lee Krasner, Giacometti, [...]
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Circa 1900: Design at the Turn of the Century
From april 8 to august 8 2001
This exhibition offers a glimpse of design movements in Europe and the USA between 1890 and 1920.Art Nouveau objects and furniture will be displayed as well as creations by Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Majorelle.
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Family Fortunes
From april 7 to june 24 2001
From the Holy Family to modern families, 20works draw a history of family portraits. A way of discovering how Barocci, Le Nain, Hogarth or Degas have found visual means of representing a dynasty and its destiny.
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Mysteries of the Mummies: The Art and Archaeology of Death in Ancient Egypt
From april 7 to july 29 2001
Mummies, amulets, decorated coffins, jewelry, reliefs, Canopic jars and other objects are on display along with many other Egyptian artifacts related to death.
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Paul Klee: Wit and Word Play
From april 7 to september 4 2001
15 works on paper, from the collection of Dr. Djerassi, exploring the artist's subtile sense of humor, his wit and the world of his imagination.
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Art at the convent. Selected work of the Museo francescano delle Grazie., ,
From april 7 to june 17 2001
The Museo della Cittŕ welcomes selected works from the collections of the Museo francescano delle Grazie, during its closure.
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Lothar Baumgarten
From april 7 to july 1 2001
Using photography, sculpture or installations, this german artist displays a work on the Yanomani Indians, revisiting the utopia El Dorado.
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Contemporary Folk Art, Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
From april 7 to june 17 2001
Paintings and sculptures created during the past 40 years. Demonstration of the way contemporary folk artists can transform everyday objects into extraordinary works of art.
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Homeboys: Alex Janvier and Alan Syliboy
From april 7 to june 3 2001
Two First Nations artists present their work created in the relative isolation of the artistic world. After studying in normal art schools in larger urban centres, they decided to establish practices in their home Reserves.
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In The Meantime...
From april 7 to may 27 2001
Works by Mark Bain, Yael Bartana, Sebastián Diáz Morales, Ângela Ferreira, Ksenia Galiaeva, Tracey Rose, Bülent Sangar et Jun Yang. A constant oscillation between reality and fiction, fiction and documentary, the communal and the private.
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Light 1750-1900 : Art, Science, Life
From april 7 to july 29 2001
Industrial Revolution changed the way people regarded and used light; the Impressionists made of it the subject-matter of their works. Light also changed the lives of the scientists. Many art masterpieces testify to those changes
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Nils Nilsson
From april 7 to may 27 2001
This retrospective exhibition is devoted to the expressionnist Swedish painter Nils Nilsson (1901-1949). Member of the Göteborg Colourists group, he worked on the Swedish Westcoast in the 1930s and 40s.
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Paintings from the Age of Michelangelo in the Kress Collection
From april 7 to october 7 2001
Paintings produced during the lifetime of Michelangelo provide a context for the artist's drawings also exhibited at the museum (Casa Buonarroti collection, Florence)
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Gerhard Richter: the melancholy of lost presence
From april 7 to may 27 2001
Personally selected by the artists, the paintings featured in this retrospective offer examples of two major stages of his work: figurative photography-based paintings and abstract works
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Carl Rungius: Artist, Sportsman
From april 7 to june 17 2001
A face-to-face with the splendors ofnature and abundant wildlife : paintings, works on paper and sculptures by Carl Rungius (1869-1959) and a re-creation of his studio.
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Stockholm in a Time Long since Past
From april 7 to september 30 2001
70 watercolours and drawings by Artur Teodor Gellersted (1836-1914) feature the 19th c. rural Stockholm, a wood made city that disappeared when the modern capital of stone was constructed.
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Promise of photography
From april 7 to june 3 2001
The DG Bank has been systematically collecting art photography for some fifteen years. It has gathered a highly unique collection of contemporary art photography already exhibits in Tokyo, Paris, New York and Berlin.
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Basilisk
From april 6 to july 1 2001
One of its glaze provocates death. During centries, westerners believe in basilisk, an awfull hybrid of cock and snake. Even the great authorities, from von Bingen to Paracelsus, devoted studies and images to it.
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Hybrids. International contemporary painting
From april 6 to june 24 2001
As diverse as they are, the creations of these eight artists testify to the same research. Their hybrid paintings are a prolongation of figurative and abstract art, meanwhile they draw their inspiration from new visual experiences [...]
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Patrick Caulfield: in focus
From april 6 to june 3 2001
Paintings, prints and other works on paper illustrate the diversity of Patrick Caulfield's graphic art.
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Dominique Fabrčgue
From april 6 to june 10 2001
When the costum designer Dominique Fabrčgue meets choreographers, the alchemy works. Fascinated by the magic of the body, she becomes an outwear plastician and converts the materials.
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Galactic Journal: Recent Paintings and Collages by Robert Reed
From april 6 to july 5 2001
Robert Reed uses, in his paintings, a vocabulary of abstract imagery, mixing vibrant colors, and energetic plays on forms. His most recent works are displayed.
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Mary Heilmann
From april 6 to june 5 2001
Abstract paintings by New York based artist.
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Paul Huxley
From april 6 to june 3 2001
Following the tradition of decorated staircases in the 17th century, Paul Huxley adorns in his own way the great staircase at Pallant House.
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India Paintings from the Gallery's collection
From april 6 to june 11 2001
A survey of Indian art from early 16th century paintings to works by contemporary artists. A presentation of an expanding collection.
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Mary Ellen Mark : American Odissey
From april 6 to june 17 2001
This exhibition is the first one to focus exclusively on Mary Ellen Mark's American work. 140 images made over the past four decades are displayed.
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Daniella Norton : Recent Paintings
From april 6 to may 6 2001
Inaugurating a new series of art exhibits, Danielle Norton displays her works in which everyday items are viewed as conveying beauty.
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Ragna St Ingadottir
From april 6 to june 10 2001
Ragna Ingadottir plays with metal, glass, photo and video. The transparency and the verticallity, the solid and the fragile provoke the levitation of forms and images.
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Touring West : 19th-century Performing Artists on the Overland Trails
From april 6 to july 7 2001
A great variety of documents concerning the expansion of different artistic performances (Italian opera ballet, melodrama, lectures...), following the axis of development of railroads and trade in the 19th century
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Illustrating Nature : Three Centuries of Botanical Prints from the Permanent Collection
From april 5 to july 22 2001
Presentation of 50 prints by British, French and Italian illustrators. Contribution made by women artists to the development of botanical art from the 17th to the 19th centuries.
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Inventing New Britain: the Victorian vision
From april 5 to july 29 2001
The Victorian Vision -exhibition commemorating the centenary of Queen's Victoria's death- will change perceptions of the Victorians and show how Britain was transformed during the Queen's powerful reign (1837-1901)
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Precious
From april 5 to june 24 2001
What do people regard as valuable ? 250 works from the magnificent collection of London's Victoria and Albert Museum relate the story of preciosity from the ancient Hang dynasty to contemporary design.
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Seth Eastman Watercolors: A Soldier Artist Among the Dakota.
From april 5 to october 7 2001
Combining his carrer as an officer and the one as an pictorial historian, Eastman has left, through his watercolors, a great testimony about life in Dakota in the 19th century. 56 works drawn from the W. Duncan MacMillan collection [...]
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Victor Burgin
From april 5 to june 17 2001
In order to construct "narrative of the present" the artist creates phototextes and video installations. His work is inspired by Surrealist collage and deeply linked to and fascinated by words and discourse
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From Millet to Lhermitte, masterpieces of the Henri Vasnier's graphic art collection., ,
From april 5 to july 1 2001
A rediscovery of 96 drawings, charcoal and pastel drawings from Henri Vasnier's legacy. Works by Daumier, Rousseau, Millet, Isabey or Lhermitte are finaly out of the reserve collection.
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Editions for Parkett
From april 5 to june 5 2001
The exhibit is devoted to the recent acquisition of the full set of the Parkett editions (Swiss art magazine). Most of these editions were issued along with prints or small objects.
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Important instructions for changing the world
From april 5 to september 9 2001
Works by Kelly Mark, an artist based in Toronto.
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Rural England through a Victorian lens : Benjamin Brecknell Turner
From april 5 to august 27 2001
This exhibition enables us to discover landscapes from the English countryside through the eyes of one of the most famous British photographers, Benjamin Brecknell Turner.
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Anthony Suau-Beyond the fall,
From april 5 to june 17 2001
111 photographs taken by anthony Suau during the ten years after the Berlin wall fall. Image of an East Europe opened to Occident after the cold War
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Turning point : Contemporary Austrian Jewellery
From april 5 to june 2 2001
An outstanding exhibition of jewellery at the cutting edge of design.
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The Wall at WAM : Denise Marika
From april 5 to june 3 2001
Widely considered as an innovator in the field of video sculpture, Denise Marika will create the first projected (rather than painted) image for the Wall at WAM.
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Cherry Blossom Time: Prints by Ogata Gekko (1859-1920)
From april 4 to july 1 2001
Woodblock prints depicting the flowering of cherry trees in spring.
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Queen Bees. Female Power Stations, ,
From april 4 to july 1 2001
The third series that the artist devotes to the Table seen as a center of power. After his Table of negociations between big banks or industrials, this time, Hassink's concept is that of business women's breakfast table
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Laugh out Loud! The World of Karl Farkas
From april 4 to july 1 2001
Writer, actor and director at major Viennes theatres, Karl Farkas multiplied experiences in the artistic world. Photos, caricatures and drawings for costumes are presented as an illustration of his career.
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Incarnation: photographic series by Patricia Boite., , , ,
From april 3 to may 12 2001
The profane and the sacred, the virgin and the whore, two opposite figures living the same drama : incarnation.
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Portraits of our Country : The American Spirit of the Wyeth family
From april 3 to june 3 2001
35 works by seven members of the Wyeth family based on their devotion to the country.
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Between East and West Influence and change in coinage
From april 2 to june 17 2001
From Muslim Spain to Japan at the time of the Shoguns, coinage systems were shaped by population migrations and trade activities. One discovers the impact of Europeen concepts of coinage most particularly in Asia.
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Minimal Art
From april 1 to july 15 2001
Works by approximately 30 artists who belong to this movement and emerged in the late 50's in the United States.
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Public Offerings
From april 1 to july 29 2001
Recent works by contemporary artists, an opportunity to view works from regional centers : Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, New York, and Tokyo.
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Natives on the Ouse River, Van Diemen's Land 1838
From april 1 to june 24 2001
The installation of settlers and Aboriginal people in 1831, in a virgin territory around the Ouse River. John Glover's paintings evoke this particular moment at a time when the reconciliation debate is still wide open .
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Backyard BiodiverCity
From april 1 to december 31 2001
Experience a ladybird's-eye-view of Vancouver. You'll explore the city's biodiversity and find out how the daily choices we make affect our environment.
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Beyond Adornment: Beads from Around the World
From april 1 to august 26 2001
Beads from different cultures in the world to understand their various use : trading beads, ritual use, necklaces and adornment. From the Czech republic, Venice or Mauritania, a history of beads through art, religion, fashion...
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City Lights: Neon in Vancouver
From april 1 to december 31 2001
Did you know that for decades Vancouver boasted the world's largest neon signs ? Through the forties and sixties, let's discover the heyday of neon signs in Vancouver !
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In Your Own Backyard
From april 1 to may 31 2001
This exhibition offers a chance to see evidence of archaeological sites and finds within the city. Marks from prehistoric to Medieval periods.
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Lewis Wickes Hine : The Final Years
From april 1 to june 10 2001
Famous for his pictures of children labor at the beginning of the 20th century, Lewis Wickes Hine dedicated his last years to portraits of adults at work, in factories in New England or constructions in New York.
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Portrait de V2K: The City of Vancouver Millennium Story & Photograph Collection ,
From april 1 to december 31 2001
The Portrait V2K collection features little-known anecdotes, amusing occurrences and poignant memories of Vancouver, an affectionate and evocative way of celebrating the city.
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Ricky Swallow/MATRIX 191
From april 1 to may 27 2001
The exhibit features meticulously executed installations, sculptures and drawings by this young Australian artist which combine his political awareness, sense of humour together with some of his obsessions.
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Sculptures, photos on the theme of body.,
From april 1 to may 15 2001
Works by Alain Le Borgne, B. Genee, Lesly Foxcrofft.
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