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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.

Giuseppe Campori collector.100 drawings of the Poletti Librairy's collection.,
From may 31 to july 15 2001
Works from the 16th to the 19th century, often unpublished and a walk into the graphic production of 33 artistes from all horizons: Palma The Young, Tempesta, Boulanger, Mattia Preti...
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The Un-private house
From may 31 to october 7 2001
The exhibition brings together some thirty projects -models,photographs- of contemporary architecture, reflecting the transformation of the private house in relation to recent social and cultural changes
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Digital Real
From may 30 to august 5 2001
New digital media have revolutionized all aspects of architectural work: practices and realisations have been totally transformed. As in the exhibition series “ArchiLab” at the FRAC Center in Orleans, young architecture firms present [...]
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Dennis Hopper, a system of moments
From may 30 to october 7 2001
The work displayed : Invitation to the Void- A System of moments combines dfferent media : painting, photography, film. An interesting retrospective of the work of the Hollywood master.
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Canaletto - An Imaginary Venice
From may 29 to september 2 2001
An Imaginary Venice seen by one of the greatest 18th century painters. The exhibition is divided into three sections, The first present 31 etchings by Canaletto, made between 1740-1745, then the second devoted to oil paintings and etchings [...]
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Wolfgang Laib : A Retrospective
From may 29 to september 2 2001
From the late 70s, Wolfang Laib has been producing works of great originality, using natural materials and universal signs. This exhibition traces his career from the milkstones to his last sculptures.
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Summer Selections: American Drawings and Watercolors in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
From may 29 to september 2 2001
Drawings by John Singleton Copley, John Trumbull, Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent
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Telling Tales, Part I : Classical Images from the Dahesh Museum of Art
From may 29 to september 29 2001
The exhibition explores the Classical legacy through numerous works drawn from the collection of the museum, such as Oedipus and the Sphinx by François-Xavier Fabre or Cupid Abducting Psyche by Henri Godet.
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Modelling. Paintings on silk
From may 28 to june 5 2001
Works by adults students of the Centre d'Expression par les Arts Plastiques...
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Sports Heroes
From may 28 to august 26 2001
There are different kinds of heroes. Let's discover well-known athletes who gather crowds and hold medals but also evryday life heroes...
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Rebecca Horn
From may 27 to august 19 2001
A retrospective bringing approximately twenty works of the renowned German artist, who explores themes of sexuality, human vulnerability and emotional fragility.
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Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings
From may 27 2001 to january 27 2002
Sol LeWitt, one of the pioneer of Conceptual art, presents a series of new wall paintings, especially conceived for the rooms of the Museum.
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Contemporary Craft from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
From may 27 to august 13 2001
Furniture, glass, ceramics and metalwork by studio craft artits are exhibited here, among them, works by Wendell Castle, Wharton Esherick, Dale Chihuly, Magdalene Odundo.
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The Model Wife
From may 27 to august 5 2001
Portait of the wife of an artist (as opposed to a model) seen through the eyes of 9 photographs of the 19th and 20th c.: Adolph de Mayer, A.Stieglitz, E.Gowin, E. Weston, H.Gallahan, Lee Friedlander, Fukase, Furuya and N.Nixon
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Mutilation?/Skinning?
From may 27 to october 27 2001
Walter Van BEIRENDONCK, dressmaker, studies fashion and humans behaviours with regard to this phenomenon: a temporal and geographic progress.
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Lieven Nollet
From may 27 to august 26 2001
Lieven Nollet exercises photography in so far as an exclusive form of art. A reflection about the confrontation between reality and personal sensibility.
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Voices Rising: Alabama Women Artists at the Millennium
From may 27 to august 5 2001
12 contemporary artists, including Pinky Bass, Frances de la Rosa, Susan Downing, Lucy Jaffe, Dale Kennington, Janice Kluge, Annie Lucas, Mary Ann Pope, Laura Prange, Sonja Rieger, Melissa Springer and Annie Tolliver.
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Mono-ha : School of things
From may 26 to july 22 2001
Mono-ha school of things is the name given to a group of artists in Japan in the late 1960s who created impermanent structures and installations made of found and natural materials
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Homes of football. Passion of a nation
From may 26 to august 27 2001
Photographs and memorabilia relating to football clubs, fans and games.
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Forth Encounters around Singular Art
From may 26 to june 10 2001
Works by Popov, Pierre Petit, Alian Genty, Gérard Lattier, Alain Boubonnais, Fernand Michel, Jacques Trovic, Ligaabuc, Crépin, Grand'mère Paris arre gathered to discover Singular art.
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Gino Severini - The Dance, 1909-1916
From may 26 to october 28 2001
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High Societies
From may 26 to august 12 2001
Psychedelic Rock posters by Californian artists (Wew Wilson, Stanly Mouse, Anton Kelly). Toulouse-Lautrec and the Cabarets of Montmartre posters. Japanese Woodblock Prints the Floating World of Edo featuring today's Tokyo.
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Human Intervention : Contemporary Landscape Photography
From may 26 to october 10 2001
Photographers inquire into humans' impact on the natural landscape, among the artists concerned are Robert Adams and Garry Winorand.
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Manhattan to Marrakech, The Art of James and Marguerite McBey
From may 26 to july 7 2001
The exhibit introduces the art of the two artists, provides a vision of their married years and the bohemian world around them.
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Over the line : the art and life of Jacob Lawrence
From may 26 to august 19 2001
90 paintings and drawings are displayed together with the publication of the catalogue raisonné which features 12000 works.
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Over the Line : The Art and life of Jacob Lawrence
From may 26 to august 19 2001
The works of this famous and greatly respected artist reflect his Afro-American experience and his concerns with american historical reality, from the Civil War to nowadays.
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Peruvian portraits : Javier Silva Meinel Photographs
From may 26 to august 1 2001
Black and white portaits of indigenous people of Peru. Meinel's photographs seem to be removed from reality, having a dreamlike quality about them.
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From Fra Angelico to Bonnard. 500 Years of Painted Masterpieces from the Rau Collection,
From may 26 to september 2 2001
Gustave Rau started his collection about 40 years ago, his criteria was artistic quality and personal preferences. This exhibition enable to follow the most important stages of European art history.
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Fighting Words: Proverbs in Asafo Flags of Ghana
From may 25 to august 12 2001
Eight Afaso flags illustrate the oral traditions of Akan and Fante people from Ghana through their iconography.
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Adriana Simotova
From may 25 to september 16 2001
Important Czech artist of the 20th c., Simotova creates with various technics. In her drawings as in her installations, landscapes and human figures captured in the most banal everyday life are endowded of a new lyrical dimension, [...]
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Taking Shape
From may 25 2001 to june 9 2002
Inspired by their past productions, and using existing puppets, and new environments created especially for the Museum, the company theatre-rites challenges existing notions of theatre.
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Vivienne Westwood: the collection of Romilly McAlpine
From may 25 to september 30 2001
Celebrating one of London's most innovative post-war fashion designers...
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Models. Landscapes and interior landscapes
From may 25 to june 12 2001
Works by adults students of the Centre d'Expression par les Arts Plastiques...
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Matting Season: Hooked Rugs of the Grenfell Mission
From may 25 to august 19 2001
Fifty Grenfell mats will showcase the development and socio-economic impact of this craft industry upon the lives of the women who made them.
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Part II : Impressionists at Home and Abroad
From may 25 to august 26 2001
Works by John Singer Sargent, Childe Hassam and William Metcalf created under the influence of French art.
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The Permanent Collection: Rocks and Weathers
From may 25 to october 15 2001
Installations of works reflecting geology, geography, meteorology and the sea.
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Household goods, things in the flee environment.
From may 24 to september 2 2001
An experience and an eye for the out-of-the-ordinary residing in the ordinary...
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Exposition reportée The Uncanny
From may 24 to july 29 2001
This fascinating exhibition showcases works that test the viewers' belief in what they see. Among the featured artists are Rodney Graham, Jennifer Steinkamp and James Turrell.
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Bamboo Masterworks: Japanese Baskets from the Lloyd Cotsen Collection
From may 24 to july 1 2001
The exhibit was organized by the Asia Society of New York and features beautifully-crafted Japanese baskets.
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Dürer, Rembrandt, and Goya: Old Master Prints from the Seattle Art Museum Collection
From may 24 2001 to january 1 2002
Wielding a knife or burin, Albrecht Dürer composed images full of beauty. Artists who make prints have been confronting his example ever since, from Rembrandt to Francisco Goya. The exhibition will feature the work of these artists [...]
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Glass of the Sultans
From may 24 to september 1 2001
Special exhibit of Islamic glass
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Don McCullin
From may 24 to june 11 2001
Don McCullin has come out of silence to present his recent works, photographed portraits of African men and women suffering from HIV Aids.
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Ceremonial silversmith, Germany 15th-17th centuries
From may 24 to august 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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Some of my best jokes are jewish
From may 23 to december 15 2001
Jewish humour is renowned the world over. This exhibition displays a series of works of several well known Jewish cartoonists : Jeremy Gerlis and Neil Kerber from the Jewish Chronicle, Arnold Lerner or Phineas May.
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The Survivors' Talmud
From may 23 to september 21 2001
The display presents the publication of the Babylonian Talmud made in 1946 by the American Army in Germany, on the request from a group of Jewish Holocaust survivors.
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Bill Woodrow. The beekeepers
From may 23 to july 15 2001
Recent works by the major British sculptor Woodrow, works full of wit and irony based on the theme of the beekeeper.
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Master Drawings from the Cleveland Museum of Art
From may 23 to august 19 2001
Over 120 master drawings from the 15th to 20th centuries : Michelangelo, Raphael, Dürer, Rembrandt, Claude Lorrain, Turner,Toulouse-Lautrec, Degas and Picasso. Works with crayon, watercolor, ink, chalk, charcoal and graphite.
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Märta Måås-Fjetterström
From may 23 to september 23 2001
Märta Måås-Fjetterström is one the most prominent Swedish textile artist of the 20h century. A great selection of her original tapestries and rugs are yet featured.
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Journey to No End of the world, The Gross Family Collection in Tel Aviv
From may 23 to september 23 2001
On this subjective concept of end of the world, the Gross collection is presented in a documentary aim: study of journeys narations in an historical and social context of Judaism.
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African, Oceanic, and Ancient American Art: Recent Acquisitions
From may 22 to october 28 2001
A large selection of various works is on display, from Christian crosses made of brass from Congo dated from 16th to 19sup>th century, to Maya ceramics, or personal ornaments of gold and shell from Island Southeast Asia.
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The Dancing Damask Weaver
From may 22 2001 to december 31 2002
Napikins of glossy damask created at the beginning of the last century by the "dancing damask weaver", Carl Gustaf Widlund.
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Illuminating Color
From may 22 to august 26 2001
In manuscripts illuminations colors were used not only for their symbolic and religious connotations, but also in order to model human figures or build landscapes.
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Christian Marclay
From may 22 to july 1 2001
Christian Marclay presents a non conventional reading of cinema within popular culture.
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The Worlds of Nam June Paik,
From may 22 to september 23 2001
This exhibition reflects the career of the international artist:his works play in expanding our definition of the arts through media.
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Swedish Cooking
From may 22 to september 30 2001
Sweedish cooking will no longer be mysterious for you ! You'll discover their favourite plates and drinks, the secret recipes and the ancient and contemporary trends of table settings.
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William Wegman: Fashion Photographs
From may 22 to august 12 2001
The artist, famous for his surrealist photos featuring his Weimaraner dogs in different human disguises remains faithful to his traditions: inspired by the world of fashion, he took photographs of his dogs posing in designer clothes.
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The Annenberg Collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces
From may 21 to november 15 2001
53 works from the famous collection, among which are masterpieces by Manet, Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin and Picasso.
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Space: Sculptors’ Drawings, Drawings about Sculpture
From may 21 to july 29 2001
Drawings by 20th century sculptors: Aristide Maillol, David Smith, Eva Hesse et Michael Heizer and Robert Moskowitz's Giacometti Piece II and IVby Robert Moskowitz.
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Matt Mullican. More Details from an Imaginary Universe
From may 20 to august 12 2001
In his work, Matt Mullican examines the links between a world becoming more and more complex and the representational systems that might be used to address these experiences : architectural models, drawings, frottages, videos, glass [...]
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From Expressionnismus to Contemporary: Masterpieces of Modernism
From may 20 to september 30 2001
Presentation of the major expressionnist, modern and contemporary works from the collection of the Museum am Ostwall de Dortmund. Paintings, sculptures, drawings and objects by Macke, Kokoschka, Beckmann, Kandinsky, Beuys, César, Moore, [...]
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Carl André, Works on the land
From may 20 to july 29 2001
Considered as a minimal art artist, Carl André uses sculpture as a means of analysing form,structure and space.Surprising compositions.
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From the Lauffs Collection II
From may 20 to august 12 2001
For over 30 years, Helga and Walter Lauff have enriched the collection of the Krefeld Kunstmuseum to nearly 500 works. These are significative pieces for Nouveau Realisme, Zero, Kinetic Art, Pop Art, Minimal Art and Concept Art. ..
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Genius without a name. The Master of St Bartholomew's Altarpiece,
From may 20 to august 19 2001
This versatile painter produced around 1500 altarpieces, the most beautifull ones of his time, for the churches of Cologne. His works combine Dutch inspirations and the artistic tradition of Cologne.
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George O'Brien
From may 20 to june 24 2001
O'Brien is an artist based at the Bridewell Studios in Liverpool. His abstract and figurative paintings (portraiture and landscape) are quite surprising with their brightness as well as stylistic and technical diversity.
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Steve Hurst and George Little
From may 20 to june 17 2001
An exhibition investigating industrial themes, with metal constructions and castings by Steve Hurst , paintings and drawings by Georges Little.
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Venus,forgotten myth: representation
of a goddess from Cranach to Cézanne,
From may 20 to august 19 2001
The subject of the exhibition explores all the iconographic tradition about Venus representation century after century: a selection of 60 paintings, 15 sculptures,drawings and etchings.
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Do-Ho Suh : Some/One
From may 19 to june 29 2001
In this work, Suh explores how an individual becomes part of a collective body and boundaries between personal and group identity.
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Lee Miller
From may 19 to september 9 2001
An outstanding photographer, she was also a legendary beauty whose friends included the most brilliant artists and writers in Europe. Her portraits by Picasso, Man Ray, Penrose, Horst...
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Dutch Oranges
From may 19 to august 5 2001
Fifty Dutch child book illustrators...
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Dutch Realists after 1950
From may 19 to august 26 2001
For this first large scale exhibition devoted to Dutch realism, 150 works are gathered. Berserik, Blankert, Clement, Frima, Grégoire, l'Herminez or Pieters feature the most important realistic streams in the Netherlands since 1950.
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The Path of Resistance. MOMA meets Moderna 1960-2000
From may 19 to august 26 2001
Created in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art in New York, this exhibition shows how contemporary art has became a political and social foce.
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The surrealist and the photographer:Roland Penrose
From may 19 to september 9 2001
This exhibition traces his work as a Surrealist artist, exhibition organiser, collector, writer and as a key figure in the development of modern art in Britain.
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The Line of Beauty: British Watercolors and Drawings of the 18th Century
From may 19 to september 2 2001
Works by William Blake, Alexander et John Robert Cozens, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Gainsborough, William Hogarth et Paul Sandby
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Third Biennial Exhibition of Public Art
From may 19 to october 7 2001
16 artists from across the country have been selected by a jury to create site-specific sculpture for the Neuberger Museum of Art.
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Elements: New Work by Jan Aronson
From may 18 to july 22 2001
Jan Aronson explores nature with luminosity, inspired by her numerous journeys to Peru, Kenya and the the Caribbeans. Pastels, oils and watercolors show her command of diferent media.
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Glen Dimplex Artists Award Exhibition
From may 18 to october 30 2001
The shortlisted candidates are Matthew Barney known for his films seriesCremaster, Richard Billingham, a photographer, Elisabeth Magill, an inventive and versatile painter and Susan Philopsz.
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Claes Oldenburg-Coosje van Bruggen: Projects for Landscapes and Gardens
From may 18 to october 14 2001
Claes Oldenburg, master of Pop Art, and his wife Coosje van Bruggen have conceived six sculptures for the Serralves Museum. A retrospective of their landscape drawings and maquettes will also be displayed.
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The Short Century. Independance and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994
From may 18 to july 29 2001
To redifine Africa's place in the annals of modern history, this exhibition present another 20th century, beginning in 1945 with the first signs of liberation from colonialism and ending in 1994 with the abolition of apartheid.
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The Prints of Francisco Goya
From may 18 to december 2 2001
The exhibition features works from the series : The Disasters of War, The Bullfight, etc. The highlight of the exhibition is a serie satirical etchings named: Los Caprichos.
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Frank O.Gehry, Architect
From may 18 to august 26 2001
A survey of the career of this non-conventional architect through models, drawings, plans and photographs.
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Ex machina. About the disintegration of photography
From may 18 to june 24 2001
To deconstruct relationships between photographer, camera, motif and viewer. Works by H. Ackroyd, D. Harvey, K. Buchwald, H-P. Feldmannn, H. Hamann, D. Hays, J. Hutchinson, R. Johnnesma, S. Kalden, A. Müller-Pohle, C. Radeke et R. Rinn.
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Leon Golub: Paintings 1950-2000
From may 18 to august 19 2001
Golub's paintings result from meditating on the complexities of power and its relationships to violence, racism, war and human suffering. This exhibit displays 55, often monumental, paintings.
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Thomas Hirschhorn. Archeology of engagement
From may 18 to september 24 2001
The work of this young artist is characterised by the use of poor materials such as plastic and cardboards in elaborate pseudo-architecturalconstructions, satires of the universe of merchandise and consumerism.
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National Society of Arts and Letters: smallsculpture2001 - A national competition of works by emerging artists
From may 18 to september 2 2001
Presentation of small sculptures by 17 artists between the ages of 18 and 30.
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The industrial heritage., ,
From may 18 to august 26 2001
Display of the researches by the services de l'Inventaire about the Acquitaine architecture at the 20th century.
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Juan Uslé
From may 18 to july 8 2001
One of the most interesting contemporary Spanish painters, Juan Uslé, will exhibit recent paintings, on the theme of landscape.
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The architecture of Fumihiko Maki : modernity and the construction of scenery
From may 17 to july 22 2001
A fascinating exhibition of the works of one of Japan's leading architects organised jointly with the nation-wide Japan 2001 celebrations
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Contemporary Projects 5: Legitimate Theater
From may 17 to july 29 2001
Three young artists, Cameron Jamie, Catty Grannan and Chloe Piene imagine themselves as somebody else and play with identity by exploring different media - film, video, photography or writing.
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Heroes and Villains from Japan's Floating World
From may 17 to august 26 2001
More or less well-known heroes of ancient Japanese literature, including poetry and folklore : among them the indomitable Samouraïs burnt in the 12th century during the Battle of Heiki.
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Contemporary Japonese ceramics
From may 16 to august 27 2001
Presentation of some highlights internationally renowned from the victorian and Albert Museum. Traditional works inspired by historical ceramic styles are featured.
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El Greco: Themes and Variations
From may 15 to july 29 2001
Exhibition of the seven paintings, including St Jerome and The Purification of the Temple of the museum's collection and five other variations by El Greco.
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New Acquisitions from Central Asia : Selections from the Dodge Collection
From may 15 to july 31 2001
Works by contemporary artists from the ex-Soviet Union republics : Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan et Kyrgystan. Several works by the Russian avant-garde of the beginning of the century.
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Ceramic Moulding. Portrait
From may 14 to 22 2001
Works by adults students of the Centre d'Expression par les Arts Plastiques...
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Tropical Energy : Recent Ceramic Sculpture and drawings by Jun Kaneko.
From may 13 to august 12 2001
The splendid works, brightly colored by this internationally recognized ceramist are displayed togetherr with some of his drawings.
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Tropical Energy: Recent Ceramic Sculpture and Drawings by Jun Kaneko
From may 13 to july 22 2001
Large-scale paintings, ceramic sculptures and a wall composed of ceramic tiles, created by the famous ceramist are on view.
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Middle Europa circa 1000
From may 13 to august 19 2001
A look at the European past opens up a look into the European future... By featuring Hungarian, Czech, Slovakian, Polish and German exhibits, this exhibition tells the entry of West Slavs and Hungarians into the circle of Western culture [...]
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Skeet McAuley: The garden of golf
From may 13 to september 3 2001
This exhibition presents 9 large-scale panoramic photographs of San Diego's golf-courses. The artist is inspired by the romanticized landscapes of the Hudson River School, examining dramatic effects of light on these landscapes, natural [...]
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Holger *Mühlenbeck, Illusions
From may 13 to june 24 2001
Holger Mühlenbeck presents 135 large-format works on four themes : automobile impressions, architecture, fashion, street festivals... When he photographs the world, the does not manipulate it, he just restores its original beauty.
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Na Maka Hou : New Visions
From may 13 to june 17 2001
To mark the opening of the new pavillon, the exhibit features the works of contemporary Hawaiian artists.
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Pupu O Ni'Ihau : An exhibition of the Ni'Ihau shell leis
From may 13 to september 30 2001
Exceptional traditional Hawaiian jewelry made with the precious and famous Ni'Ihau shells.
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The Road to Aztlán : Art from a Mythic Homeland
From may 13 to august 26 2001
Aztlán is the mythical place of the Aztecs' origins. Over 2000 years of history of this civilization are covered here with 250 works of art and archaelogical artifacts from the American Southwest and Mesoamerica.
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Sizable Art: Large Scale Works from the Collection
From may 13 to june 10 2001
Large scale works made by American artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Jon Carsman and Will Berry, are brought together for this exhibition.
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Women Build Africa
From may 13 to august 19 2001
Through their culture and everday life, this exhibition features the status of women in Africa and their contribution to the economic, social and political development of their continent.
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Gustave Singer (1909-1984): Retrospective
From may 12 to july 31 2001
The museum pays tribute to the Young Painters of French Tradition group with a presentation of G.Singier artistic career, from cubist works to abstract painting of the last years.
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Keith Edmier
From may 12 to july 28 2001
Sculptures by Keith Edmier oscillate between plausibility and fantasy
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Robert Rauschenberg
From may 12 to july 28 2001
Presentation of the artist's last works: Short Stories. Robert Rauschenberg has always been a traveler, the exhibition delights a compilation of short stories.
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Robert Zandvliet
From may 12 to july 22 2001
25 recent landscapes and monotypes by the Dutch artist Robert Zandvliet.
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Giorgio Morandi
From may 12 to august 12 2001
Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964) is one of the most admired Italian painters of the twentieth century, known for his subtle and contemplative paintings. An artiste which try to seize reality through the familiar.
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Native Land: Photographs from the Robert Lewis Collection
From may 12 to august 6 2001
Photographs representing, on the one hand, landscapes of the Western United States from the 19th century, and, on the other hand, contemporaneous portraits of Native Americans.
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Fred Tomaselli, Gravity’s Rainbow
From may 12 to september 23 2001
A single, monumental work of art composes this exhibition. Black panels are decorated with delicate ribbons that, upon closer inspection, reveal themselves to be a collage of plant leaves, flower petals and pills, as well as pictures [...]
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Aquisition of an Archive: The Graphic Works of Ed Ruscha
From may 12 to october 7 2001
For more than 35 years, Ed Ruscha has not only been an influential voice in post-war American painting, but also one of the most significant contemporary artists in graphic art.
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The Architectural Unconscious: James Casebere and Glen Seator
From may 12 to july 29 2001
The artists deeply concerned with perturbing architypes of nowadays architecture.Casebere's models of interiors of a classroom and Seator's models of famous facades taken out of context are strange and disturbing.
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ABountiful Plenty from the Shelburne Museum: Folk Art Traditions in America
From may 12 to july 1 2001
One of the richest folk art collections: trade signs, cigar-store figures, carousel figures, weather vanes and works by modern artists, such as Edward Hicks and Grandma Moses.
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East Meets West: Folk and Fantasy Painting from the Coasts
From may 12 to july 29 2001
The exhibit unites six young artists from the East and West coasts of the US whose work can be situated outside conventional contemporary art: Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen,Phil Frost, Jim Hauser, Clare Rojas.
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Paula Modersohn-Becker and Käthe Kollwitz. Two artists at the beginning of the modernity ,
From may 12 to july 8 2001
A comparison of the works of the two most famous female german artists, whom pictural intentions were opposed. Käthe Kollwitz being especially interested in graphism and Paula Modersohn-Becker in form and colour.
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Sight/Site: Objects Subject to Change
From may 12 to july 29 2001
As a result of one year of collaboration by ICA's curatorial staff with students from the History of Art Department at the University of Pennsylvania, the exibition displays works by local artists.
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American Impressionists Paintings from the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
From may 11 to august 5 2001
Initially emerged in France, the Impressionist movement quickly developed in the United States, even in such widely spread apart areas as California and Boston. Featured are 39 canvases by 27 artists
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Le Corbusier. A journey into the world of a creative genius through twenty-five architectural projects.
From may 11 to july 29 2001
An exhibition devoted to the work of Le Corbusier, whom many consider to be the foremost contributor to modern architecture. Presentation of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret projects.
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Jam : London-Tokyo. Parallel cities, creative communities
From may 10 to july 8 2001
The most talented artists in the two capitals, in different fields: fashion, drawing, photography, music and art.
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Helmut Newton: Work
From may 10 to july 8 2001
A photographic journey in Helmut Newton universe: eroticism, elegance and reflexion about human desire in often controversial scenarii.
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Insideout: Swap Garden
From may 10 to july 29 2001
The project in which garden is concieved as a biological exchange between plants and public
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Treasures from a Lost Civilization : Ancient Chinese Art from Sichuan
From may 10 to august 12 2001
The exhibit helps to revisit Chinese history with 127 rare works of bronze, jade and clay dating from the 13th c. BC to the 3rd c. AD, which are on display. A unique opportunity to view the works, many of which have never travelled [...]
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The Anschutz Collection: American Painters and the American West
From may 9 to july 30 2001
One of the richest collections of American paintings, including works by George Catlin, John Mix Stanley, Georgia O’Keeffe and others. It also features works by “eastern” painters such as Asher B. Durand.
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150 years of laces in the Crozatier museum., , ,
From may 9 to december 31 2001
Technical and artistic aspects of one of the most important public collection in France.
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Steeve McQueen
From may 9 to august 19 2001
Films by the British artist McQueen became famous by their charge of physical emotion transmitted with minimalism. Are shown here earlier and recent creations: Bear (1993), Drumroll (1998), Exodus (1992) or Girls Tricky (2001).
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Paintings by Istavan Sandorfi,
From may 9 to 29 2001
Analysis of human body by Sandorfi leaves a new critical look over the human condition:heritage of Bacon for the tear,of Vermeer for the artistic finish,the artist leads us in abstraction and existentialism.
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Hong Kong: The Artists' Vision
From may 8 to july 2 2001
In the past 100 years, the landscape of Hong Kong and the eveydaylife of its inhabitants changed completely. Works by local artists feature this story with a singular sensivity and creativity.
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Tibor Pataky's Hungarian Rhapsody
From may 8 to september 9 2001
Tibor Pataky was an important Hungarian artist, specialist of folk art. When he moved to the U.S, he began painting in an Abstract Expressionist manner. Except for collections in Hungary, the Cornell museum has the largest holdings [...]
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Borders and Crossroads: The Buddhist Art of Ancient Gandhara
From may 8 to september 7 2001
The art of Gandhara (today it encompasses parts of Afganistan, Pakistan and India) was born at the crossroads of geographically and culturally different areas, blending Greco-Roman culture with Indian and Buddhist sculptural and religious [...]
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Imi Knoebel, Recent works
From may 8 to june 16 2001
Third personal exhibition of the famous German abstract artist Imi Knoebel, featuring his recent works : large scale, smaller scale and works on paper.
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Vicente Pascual, Imago Mundi
From may 7 to june 7 2001
In his recent paintings, Pascual explores abstraction, looking for a visual language with no reference to any specific ideas or psychological states.
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Open City, Street Photographs since 1950
From may 6 to july 15 2001
Photography in the 1950's established a new vocabulary for documentary photography: the street became its main subject. Works by Frank, Friedlander, Henderson, Streuli, Tillmans..
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Cy Twombly: The Sculpture
From may 6 to july 29 2001
This major post-war artist, like Jasper Johns and Rauschenberg, created original and peculiar works. Generally made-up of found objects, pieces of wood covered with plaster and white paint, his sculptures echo with dada and surrealism.
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Draw: Charles Russell and Tom Lea
From may 6 to july 29 2001
A vision of the American West in the 19th and 20th centuries by those two artists. Extenive series of drawings and graphic studies.
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Beautiful Bodies : Form and Decoration of African Pottery
From may 6 2001 to january 6 2002
Thirteen ceramic works made in the 19th and 20th centuries in all parts of Africa. Their beautiful globular forms are enhanced by inventive patterns in tones of the earth or by brillant textures.
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Circa 1900: Journey from the Genteel Tradition to the Jazz Age
From may 6 to august 19 2001
Art from the Golden Age (1880) to the Jazz Age (1920) through the works of Cézanne, Sargant, O'Keefe, and objects by Steuben Glass Works, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Frank Lloyd Wright, Roycroft Shops among others.
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Kim Cridler. Impossibility and Persistence
From may 6 to august 19 2001
An exhibition of Kim Cridler's steel and multimedia sculptures.
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Landscape/Land Use
From may 6 to july 8 2001
Six artists coming from distant places, Chris Burnett, David T.Hanson, Masumi Hayashi, Silvia Malagrino, Sharon Stewart and Toshio Yamane, use photography, video and computer media to reveal their relationship to the environment.
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Starting with Sculpture : Trails to the West
From may 6 to june 24 2001
The exhibit concentrates on America’s westward expansion as it is portrayed in the art of sculpture.
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Tampa Public Art : Recent and Upcoming Acquisitions
From may 6 to july 8 2001
Work of 10 artists, 60 of whom are from Florida. Public art projects initiated by the city of Tampa's Public Art Program.
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Patrick JANNIN-OMS
From may 5 to june 15 2001
Presentation of prints by the artist Patrick Jannin-Oms.
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Primary Vision. Art and the Rediscovery of Childhood
From may 5 to october 28 2001
How often have you heard the claim that "a child of five could do that"? However, is it that simple as an adult to regain the freshness of a child's approach in your own drawings ? The exhibition invites us to consider these questions [...]
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Brilliant : Navajo Germantown and Eyedazzler Textiles
From may 5 2001 to january 13 2002
The Germantown and Eyedazzler periods developed between 1870 and 1910, these textiles created by Navajo Indians arose after they returned from imprisonment in New Mexico. They are recognisable by their bright colors and dramatic designs.
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Kim Adams: Bruegel-Bosch Bus
From may 5 to august 12 2001
Kim Adams planned to create a fictional world both magnificient and apocalyptic over ten years. She is in her forth year and it is a unique opportunity to see a work in progress...
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Entirely moulded. Moulds for Beeswax and Butter from the Folklorical Collection of the SMCA,
From may 5 to october 31 2001
These moulds carved in wood were used to make candles, votive figures or wax offerings but they were also used to shape slabs of butter, purely ornemental items and tokens of recognition.
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The Art of Lin Chi-Fong
From may 5 to 27 2001
The young artist Lin Chi-Fong presents a collection of 10 years of creation : flowers and birds painted at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, series of fine-line delineations.
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Michael Elmgreen - Ingar Dragset : Galerie Klosterfelde
From may 5 to june 10 2001
Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset explore established structures in society... They disrupt them in their performances and installations
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Ex Libris: Ralph Gibson
From may 5 to july 8 2001
Vision of the artist about typographic and linguistic history, from the Rosetta Stone to the revolutionary printing of Gutenberg.
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James McBey at Home
From may 5 to august 11 2001
This presentation of etchings foretells the artist's career and illustrates his fascination with sea and travels.
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Portrait - Self Portrait. Prints and Drawings from the Museum's collection
From may 5 to november 25 2001
A unique survey of five centuries of portraits and self-portraits. Works by Dürer, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Matisse, Klimt and Picasso.
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Quilt National 1999 : The Best in Contemporary Quilts
From may 5 to july 1 2001
Most innovative trends and techniques in contemporary quilting.
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Something old - Something new. Vintage and Contemporary Photography
From may 5 to september 2 2001
Photographs purchased and deposited at the Birmingham Library over the last three years are gathered. These views of Birmingham were taken by local artists during the 19th century or recently...
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Collection for the Millennium
From may 4 to august 19 2001
The exhibit features recent acqusitions and donations in various fields: from Ancient masters to American decorative arts.
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The Golden Section (1912-1925) - French Cubism
From may 4 to june 17 2001
French avant-garde artists came together in 1912 in the Section d'Or group. Their art marked by Picasso's Demoiselles d'Avignon was mocked by critics and the public who called it "Cubism".
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El *Greco
From may 4 to september 16 2001
Even if he lived during the 16th c., El Greco had a great influence on modern Spanish and German artists. 35 masterpieces trace the artist's development : his early years as an icon painter, his education in Italia and his establishment [...]
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Simon Starling
From may 4 to june 24 2001
The British artist Simon Starling refers to objects or individuals in his projects. By transforming objects, reconstructing them or transferring them to different contexts and materials, he questions their original intentions and conditions. [...]
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Nancy King Schofield : Secrets sur/on Surfaces
From may 3 to 28 2001
It is the role of the artist not to say things simply but to shroud them in mystery.
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Georges Rouault : The Intersection of Art and Faith
From may 2 to june 24 2001
Spirituality in the art of the XXth century, through the works of this French expressionist painter, whose research on art and faith is pronounced in his work.
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Royal Silver for People and King 1830-2000
From may 1 to july 22 2001
A survey of the creations by the most ilustrious Belgium, English and French silversmith houses, made for the Belgian Royal Household. More than 300 historic objects are displayed dated 1830 to 2000.
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The Speelman collection
From may 1 to july 22 2001
Collection of famous English art dealer consisting mostly of Dutch and Flemish masters is on view. Among them, works by Jan Bruegel, Willem van de Velde, Jan van Huysum.
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To Create a Living Art : Nineteenth-Century Drawings
From may 1 to july 15 2001
Recent acquisitions of 19th c. drawings, among which : Moulin Rouge by Pierre Bonnard, Sleeping Bachante by Gustave Courbet and Woman Strolling by George Seurat.
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Joel Shapiro on the Roof
From may 1 to november 30 2001
An installation of five sculptures by Joel Shapiro in the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, including works from 1989 to the present.
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The Embodied Image:Chinese Calligraphy from the John B.Elliott Collection
From may 1 to 5 2001
Overview of the most important form of artistic expression in Chinese culture which seems surprisingly modern nowadays with its abstract structure and expressionistic brushwork.
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Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years
From may 1 to july 29 2001
Some 80 original costumes and accessories worn by Jacqueline Kennedy on different official occasions are on display, acknowledging her importance as a style icone of her time.
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Minuteman
From may 1 to june 30 2001
Discovering the work of graffiti artist, Temper.
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Tony Oursler
From may 1 to july 29 2001
The artist expérienced differents means to study relationship between life and death, man and machinery. His works stimulates the reflection on contemporary art.
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Digital planet,new pictures, new networks, passport for a cyber world ,
From may 1 to october 2 2001
The new technologies of communication: the revolution of communication through the images.
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The Secrete Life of Drawings : Transfer Processes in Prints, Paintings and Frescoes, 1500-1900
From may 1 to april 7 2001
Drawings being essential to all works of art, here are looked at differently : the exhibit explores the ways they are transfered to the final surface; some technical details are studied under magnified glass.
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Julian Stanczak : a retrospective
From may 1 to august 31 2001
A survey of 50 years of work by this Op art artist.
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