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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.

Mike Nelson
From september 30 to november 11 2001
After his sensation at this year's Venice Biennale, Mike Nelson (born in 1967), transform the building of the ICA with this new installation. A series of dramatic scenes are created by layering objects onto the existing structure...
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Treasures from a Lost Civilization : Ancient Chinese Art from Sichuan
From september 30 2001 to january 13 2002
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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Matta in America : Paintings and Drawings of the 1940s
From september 30 2001 to january 6 2002
The exhibition features 20 paintings and 15 drawings of the artist and reveals his relationship to Surrealism.
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Virtue and Beauty : Leonardo's Ginevra De Benci and Renaissance Portraits of women
From september 30 2001 to january 6 2002
Magnificent portraits of women as they were portrayed during the Quattracento by Florentine masters, such as Fillippo Lippi, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Antonio Pollaiulo, Botticelli and Verrocchio. Also features works by Pisanello, van der Weyden, [...]
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Aaron Siskind : Expression Through Abstraction
From september 30 2001 to january 6 2002
The exhibition explores the relationship between Siskind's photographs and abstract expressionist painting
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Solid State. Reflections upon the Real.
From september 29 to november 4 2001
Solid State reflects our grasp of the real. Sculptures, films and paintings by Helen Sear, David Cheeseman, Jane Dixon, Naum Gabo, Cornelia Parker and John Smith.
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Richard Avedon: In the American West
From september 29 2001 to january 6 2002
Considered as a foundator of fashion photography, Avedon excelled in taking portraits with a great psychological intensity. This second aspect of his talent appears in In the American West, a serie devoted to American Midwest outcasts, [...]
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Botero
From september 29 2001 to january 13 2002
The Colombian artist arranged this featuring of his works in close collaboration with the museum. The "naďve" paintings he presents here are paraphrases of famous art-historical pieces...
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Graceful Gestures: A Decade of Collecting Japanese Art
From september 29 2001 to march 10 2002
More than 100 Japanese works of art which date from the Jomon period (ca. 10,500–300 B.C.) to the 20th century, including screens, sculpture, pottery, lacquer, hanging scrolls, prints, furniture, textiles, and glass.
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Greed and Other Recent Acquisitions
From september 28 to december 30 2001
To celebrate the expanding of its permanent collection, the Center displays recentely acquired works, among which Barbara Bloom's Greed, 1988, Edward Steichen, Carrie Mae Weems and Matha Rosler.
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Photograph and the American Dream, 1840-1940
From september 28 2001 to january 6 2002
Stephen White's remarkable collection features the emergence of an american dream. These photographs taken by youg pioneers trekked into the hinterland tell us a story of immigration, work, freedom, towns and landscapes...
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Scene Changes
From september 28 2001 to march 3 2002
Contemporary artists present their recent works. Drawings, architectural models, sculptures, paintings, photographs by Celmins, Dumas, Koch, Fritsch, Slotawa, Fischli, Beuys...
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The Construction of the Paris Opera : Photographs of Delmaet & Durandelle
From september 28 to december 30 2001
This selection of documentary photographs realised by the firm Delmaet & Durandelle between 1864 and 1869, traces the construction of the masterpiece by the architect Charles Garnier.
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Vincent Van Gogh, Drawings, Antwerp and Paris, 1885-1888
From september 28 2001 to january 6 2002
In 1885, van Gogh left Nuenen to study in the art academy of Antwerp. One year later, he settled in Paris to discover the latest artistic developments.The drawings of these three years show the emergence of a genuine modern artist. [...]
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Elegant Fantasy: The Jewelry of Arline Fisch
From september 28 2001 to january 13 2002
60 works created during Arline Fisch's 40-year career, as well as objects from The Textile Museum's collections, chosen by the artist, are on display. Her pioneering method of incorporating these textile techniques into jewelry design [...]
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Recents Works by Philip Koch
From september 28 to november 4 2001
Focusing on the romance of the natural world, Koch combines influences from the American art of the 19th century, and painters like Edward Hopper, Thomas Hart Benton, and color abstractionists like Mark Rothko.
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Spotlights on Screens
From september 27 2001 to september 1 2002
Formerly, screens provided welcome comfort in everyday life by protecting the users against drraughts caused by illumination with a naked flame... A selection of various 19th century fire screens is dispayed.
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Remembering the Past: from Saint-Jean to Sécheron
From september 27 2001 to february 24 2002
A recent portrait of a Genevan district... When urban history meets personal memories.
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Bill Vazan. Ombres Cosmologiques
From september 27 2001 to january 6 2002
Around Quebec and Egyptian landscapes, Bill Vazan offers mounting of photography, which through the artist's eyes become worlds unto themselves. About 30 works, including five monumental slide shows span the carreer of this « Land [...]
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The Fun
From september 27 to november 25 2001
About 20 artists from France and Québec, in their own way, look at art as a game. Works by Boris Achour, Claudie Gagnon, Jean-Pierre Gauthier, and Paméla Landry.
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Origin Stories : Creation Narratives in Australian Aboriginal Art
From september 26 to december 9 2001
This selection of works by Australian Aboriginal artists focuses on the tales of the Dreamtime - a time when powerful ancestral beings created landscapes, animals, human beings, and established laws for aboriginal peoples. Through [...]
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Viennese Graphic Art in New York. Josef Binder in the USA (1933-1972)
From september 26 2001 to january 20 2002
Highlights by a pioneer of graphic design in the USA, the Austrian Joseph Binder : pastel sketches of the first impressions of the United States, posters designed for the U.S. Navy and Ballantine's beer, "Nonobjective paintings" influenced [...]
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Fabergé
From september 26 to november 25 2001
Jewelers to the Czars, the House of Fabergé has for over 100 years symbolised the finest in imaginative artistry and meticulous workmanship. Presented for the first time in Asia, these exceptional objects testify the splendors of Imperial [...]
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The Urban Experience
From september 25 2001 to january 20 2002
This thematic exhibition presents works of the early twentieth-century with subject urban landscapes, a new sens of modernity, progress and the atmosphere of great metropolises.
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Jeff Koons
From september 25 2001 to january 20 2002
Jeff Koons explores world of abstraction and figuration;his work breaks with an elite art audience,he use imagery from our media-inspired world to communicate to the largest audience possible.
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Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints
From september 25 to december 2 2001
Among the most innovative and influential artists of his age, the 16th-century Netherlandish painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder (ca. 1525/30–1569) was also a remarkable draftsman and designer of prints. This exhibition includes the largest [...]
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Reginald Marsh Prints : Whitney Museum of American Art Portfolio, Part One
From september 23 to december 16 2001
In celebration of the opening of the renovated facility for the J. and L. Harnett Print Study Center, this exhibition includes 15 of 30 prints, dating from 1930 to 1943, by Reginald Marsh (American 1898-1954). They are part of a portfolio [...]
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Gifts to the Tsars, 1500-1700. Treasures from the Kremlin
From september 23 2001 to january 13 2002
For the first time a great quantity of objects is shown outside Russia: gold, silver and silver-gilt objects, jewels, precious textiles, icons and parade arms.
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Howard Ben Tré
From september 23 2001 to january 6 2002
11 glass-cast sculptures by this major artist working with glass
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Interval: New Art for a New Space
From september 23 to october 28 2001
For the inauguration of its new space the Sculpture Center proposes a presentation of numerous young artists among which : David Altmejd, Paolo Arao, Rina Banerjee, Jan Baracz, Ron Baron, Michael Bernstein and Karin Campbell.
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Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons : Masterworks from the Broad Collections
From september 23 2001 to january 6 2002
A famous collection including works by Warhol, Kiefer, Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Basquiat, Hans Haacke, Cy Twombly, C. Sherman, Jeff Koons, Richard Artschwager. John Baldessari, Edward Ruscha, Robert Therrien, Charles Ray, Sharon [...]
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Zhang Huan
From september 22 to november 18 2001
The expatriate Chinese artist works mostly with the naked body, his own body and other people's body. This exhibition includes selfportraits, bronze sculptures and photography.
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Aernout Mik
From september 22 to november 18 2001
The Dutch artist Aernout Mik displays two exhibitions that rotate within the same space. At the flip of a switch the lighting and the architectural configuration change so that a new exhibition appears.
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Echoes and Whispers. Harvey Duke
From september 22 to october 10 2001
Harvey Duke's work explores the demise of industry, the sea and the struggle for survival.
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Impressionist Still Life
From september 22 2001 to january 13 2002
This first great exhibition on the theme of Impressionist Still Life brings together 80 paintings drawn from collections all over the world. It gives the chance to admire works by Cézanne, Courbet, Monet, Degas, Caillebotte, Renoir, [...]
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Master Paintings from the National Gallery of Scotland
From september 22 to december 9 2001
50 masters works are brought together, covering 400 years of the history of European art, and ranging from 1470 to 1870. The oportunity to admire paintings by Veronese, Guercino, Canaletto, El Greco, Goya, Watteau, Chardin, Boucher, [...]
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Patterns, Between Object and Arabesque
From september 22 to december 17 2001
32 internationally known artists present the developments that have occured in the last 40 years in the use of patterns in visual arts. Arabesques and geometric patterns, pictural inspiration and use of different material (vinyl, plastic, [...]
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Rembrandt's women
From september 22 to december 16 2001
Rembrandt works display all kinds of women : young smiling servants, old wizened Flemish ladies, goddesses and historical heroines. In his composition you may even find the women who shared his life, his mother, his wife, his mistress...
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Sol Le Witt : Incomplete Open Cubes
From september 22 to december 30 2001
The exibit features 30 open cubes in aluminium and baked enamel by the artist who explores 122 premutations of the three-dimensional open cube.
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Tradition and Synthesis: 19th and 20th - Century Works from East Asia.
From september 22 2001 to june 9 2002
75 objects including paintings, calligraphy, prints, photographs, drawings, ceramics… from China, Korea, and Japan that reflect multiple layers of cross-cultural fertilization.
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Van Gogh and Gauguin, the Studio of the South
From september 22 2001 to january 13 2002
The exhibition reveals different aspects of the relationship between the two painters and their desire to reinvigorate modern art. This attempt is symbolised by the paintings representing sunflowers, both by Van Gogh and Gauguin.
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Urban Pithy. Greig Burgoyne
From september 22 to october 20 2001
Greig Burgoyne selects props from daily life and constructs an expressive imagery through painting and printmaking.
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From the Peking Pattern to the Panorama of Glacier. French Wallpapers from 1730 to 1890
From september 21 to november 11 2001
150 wallpaper designs spanning a period of almost 150 years: designs derived from textile patterns, motifs illustrating architecture and arabesques...
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Art For All: From Sickert to the Sixties
From september 21 2001 to january 6 2002
An exploration of the use of print in late 19th and 20th century art. All works are taken from the Wilson Collection, including such artists as Auerbach, Blake, Cézanne, Duchamp, Freud, Giacometti, Hockney, Le Corbusier, Manet, Matisse, [...]
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Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth
From september 21 2001 to december 31 2002
In the ancient time, it was believed that water, fire, wood, metal and earth - the Five Elements - were the essential elements to compose the material world. Over 300 objects, let us discover or get to know better the treasure of the Chinese [...]
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Alfred Jensen : Concordance
From september 20 2001 to june 16 2002
The paintings by Jensen elaborate his cosmological theories. Jensen draws on the sciences of astronomy, physics and mathematics and involves Chinese and Mayan calendrical systems.
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Jean *Dassier, Genevan and European Medal Designer and Engraver. Geneva, Paris, London 1711-1773
From september 20 2001 to february 3 2002
Twenty years of creation by the medal designer Jean Dassier. With a selection of medals, material used in the numismatic creation will be featured : coins, matrices and dies.
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French Drawings of the 17th century in the Collections of the Paris Fine Art School
From september 20 to november 18 2001
The Paris Fine Art School retains a significant collection of works donated by students during their training. The whole collection of 17th and 18th c. works is presented for the first time.
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A scabellum for a seat
From september 20 2001 to august 25 2002
Typically Switz, the "scabellum" is a traditionally chair of rustic and mountain chalet furnishing. Since the Renaissance, its form and construction technics are still the same even if carved decorations change...
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Great British Paintings from American Collections: Holbein to Hockney
From september 20 to november 25 2001
Jewels from from American collections
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Annie Leibovitz : Women
From september 20 2001 to january 6 2002
Annie Leibovitz is famous for her photographs of celebrities published in "Rolling Stone", "Vanity Fair" or "Vogue", she realised for over 25 years. Portraits from her book Women (Random House, 1999) are on display.
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Out of Japan
From september 20 2001 to february 3 2002
The works by three photographers, Felice Beato, Masahisa Fukusase and Naoya Hatakeyama evoke the history of Japan throughout the 20th century.
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Splendor of Alcora: Spanish Ceramics from the Eighteenth Century
From september 20 to december 16 2001
The museum holds one of the world's richest collections of ceramics, among which is the ceramics of Alcora (Valencia, Espagne).
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Surrealism: Desire Unbound
From september 20 to december 16 2001
The first large exhibition dedicated to Surrealism in London for the past 20 years. Major works such as Œdipus Rex by Marx Ernst, L.H.O.O. Q by Marcel Duchamps, Jeu Lugubre by Dali and so many others, show how the theme of desire [...]
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Citizens and the City: Photographs from the Tyrell Collection
From september 20 2001 to january 31 2002
A selection of 16 historic photographs from the Powerhouse Museum's Tyrrell Collection which examine the relationship between Sydney's citizens and its public spaces in the period between 1888 and 1910.
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Classical Cities: Nineteenth-Century Photographs of Greece and Rome
From september 20 to november 11 2001
52 prints are not only precious historical documents but works of art which testify to such extraordinary moments as excavations at Pompeii,Herculaneum and other archaeological sites
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David Smith: Two Dimensions into Three
From september 20 to november 11 2001
From two dimensions to three, sculptures and relief sculptures by Smith.
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Pictures Tell the Story : Ernest C. Withers
From september 20 2001 to february 9 2002
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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Sharon Engelstein
From september 20 to november 25 2001
The artist explores the possibilities of creating three-dimensional sculptures on a computer. Those sculptures can be regarded as evanescent objects of desire.
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Splendor of Alcora: Spanish Ceramics from the 18th Century
From september 20 2001 to march 24 2002
A group of pieces from the collections of the Hispanic Society illustrate the development of one of the most important ceramic traditions of the 18th century Europe.
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Architecture of discourse
From september 19 to november 11 2001
Architects from different origins and generations are invited to have a new vision of contemporary art via sets of discourse. Study between the theoretical creation of models and their reproduction.
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The Golden Age of Watercolours. The Hickman Bacon Collection
From september 19 2001 to january 6 2002
Sir Hickman Bacon started his beautiful collection of British landscape drawings and watercolours in the early years of the 20th century. Amongsts the pieces choosen for the exhibition are some works by Turner, Cotman and Bonington.
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Tomb treasures from ancient Egypt
From september 18 2001 to december 31 2002
From 1908 until 1933 The Ny Carlsberg Foundation provided financial support for excavations in Egypt. In consequence many of the ensuing discoveries were shared between the Glyptotek and the Danish National Museum in Copenhagen : painted [...]
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Medieval Sculpture
From september 17 2001 to march 2 2002
Sculptures dated 14th au 16th century highlight the international context and the cataclysmic effects of the Reformation, in which much medieval art was destroyed. The display include architectural ornements and funerary monuments, [...]
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Andy Warhol's Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century
From september 16 2001 to january 1 2002
Between Pop art and traditionnal Jewish culture. Ten works by Andy Warhol...
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Antioch: The Lost Ancient City
From september 16 to december 30 2001
Buried by centuries of earthequakes and military plunders, the metropolis of Antioch lies under the Turkish city of Antakya. Significant archeological remains dive us in the core of this cultural and political center of the Roman Empire.
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Patrick Van Caeckenbergh. Silent happiness. A selection of work from the period 1980-2001
From september 16 2001 to january 13 2002
Patrick Van Caeckenbergh creates sculptures and collages in a mysterious and baroque style, full of references to philosophers and writers. A broad selection of his works will be displayed.
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Cross References: Celebrating the Stuart Collection
From september 16 2001 to january 13 2002
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Collection Stuart for contemporary art in the University of California, the MCA in La Jolla features a large selection of its sculptures, installations and projects...
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Douglas Gordon
From september 16 to january 20 2001
Recognized as one of the most important artists of his generation, this Scottish artist uses different media - photography, video and film, to explore the questions of identity and memory.
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Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990s
From september 16 2001 to january 13 2002
With reference to the non-traditional approach of the museum, this exhibition illuminates a new axis on the map of contemporary art world. Are presented established figures and emerging artists: M.Barney, G.Hill, C.Sherman...
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Ken Aptekar: Painting Between the Lines, Works from 1990–2000
From september 16 to december 2 2001
A retrospective of works by Ken Aptekar over the past ten years. His art, which is often- autobiographical consists in incorporating texts on glass.
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Bricks and Mortar: An Institution Evolves
From september 16 to november 26 2001
The evolution of the museum from its beginnings in a rented commercial space in downtown Toledo to its current location in a marble building.
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Ceal Floyer-Matrix 192
From september 16 to november 11 2001
Between minimalist and conceptual art, the seemingly simple installations of this artist, reveal after closer scrutiny their inner complexities and meaning.
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Craft is a Verb
From september 16 to december 2 2001
Five decades of technical and artistic developments of modern crafts. Works by such artists as Dale Chihuly, Peter Voulkos, Michael Lucerno, Sam Kramer, Margaret De Patta, Bob Stocksdale, Anni Albers and Sheila Hicks.
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ASilver Menagerie: The Betty and Charles Grisham Collection of Buccellati Animals
From september 16 2001 to february 24 2002
These silver animals were designed and handcrafted in Italy by the luxury jewelry firm Buccellati. The exhibition gives us the opportunity to admire about 20 of them, all belonging to the Betty and Charles Grisham Collection.
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Patrick van Caeckenbergh
From september 16 2001 to march 10 2002
Silent Happiness: a selection of work from the period 1980-2001
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Candice Breitz
From september 15 to november 11 2001
In her films and photographic works, Breitz interprets images from the existing cultural and media landscape. Using pictures found in the media (in films, fashion and pornographic magazines), she creates new human images with which [...]
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Thomas Demand
From september 15 to november 11 2001
the Netherlands' first solo exhibition of the work of Thomas Demand will feature fragments from our collective past, presented in 20 photographs and a single film. His 'sculptures' are based on reproductions in the media and are printed [...]
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The Other Face of Modernism de Chirico - Savinio,
From september 15 to december 2 2001
Two artists try to define modern art on their own philosophical terms. In the 1910's and 1920's, with his mysterious and atmospheric works, De Chirico developped the idea of "metaphysical art". In the meantime, his brother Savinio [...]
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Forum : Diane Samuels-Inscription
From september 15 2001 to february 24 2002
Diane Samuels uses specific stories to explore the fragmentary and often elusive nature of memory. For this exhibition, she chronicles in a multimedia installation the story of Norma Perlmutter who emigrated to America from the Warsaw [...]
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Perfect Acts of Architecture
From september 15 2001 to january 6 2002
Between 1977 and 1987, a sluggish world economy curtailed the construction of new buildings. The most talented architects moved into teaching positions and schools became the center od research an debats. 140 works on paper and collages [...]
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In Response to Place : Photographs of the Nature Conservancy's Last Great Places
From september 15 to december 31 2001
Photographs exploring the complex relationship between the natural world and human beings through the objective of twelve well-known contemporary artists such as William Christenberry, Lynn Davis, Terry Evans, Lee Friedlander...
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From Grandmother's Brush
From september 15 to october 28 2001
In conjunction with the exhibition on Grandma Moses, works by grandmother artists from Florida are brought together.
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Grandma Moses in the 21 Century
From september 15 to november 11 2001
The most important works by Anna Mary Robertson, Grandma Moses examined from a contemporary viewpoint. Relationships between Moses's style and that of other artists of her day and the many reasons behind her long-lasting popularity.
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In Focus: Photographically Illustrated Books 1857-1930 from the Reva and David Logan Collection of Illustrated Books
From september 15 2001 to january 6 2002
The 15 volumes in this exhibition are indicative of the quality and range of the Logans' interest in early photographically illustrated books. The presentation includes works by Clarence White, Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Steichen.
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Made in Japan
From september 15 to november 25 2001
The exhibit juxtaposes graphic works by contemporary Japonese artists and traditional wood engravings, the ukiyo-e
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Minimalism : Then and Now
From september 15 to may 27 2001
Works by minimal atists : Dan Flavin, Donald Judd, Joseph Marioni, Anne Appleby, Scott Burton, David Rabinovich, Mary Hielmann, David Simpson, Patsy Krebs, Christopher Wilmarth, Harvey Quaytman and John Zurier.
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Small Wonder : Worlds in a Box
From september 15 to december 30 2001
David Levinthal, a photographer and toy collector uses playsets for his toy soldiers and figures, to make them seem alive and to give some magic dimension to his photographs.
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Between Space and Time: Contemporary Norwegian Sculpture and Installation
From september 14 to november 11 2001
The exhibit intoduces important Norwegian artists: Per Barclay, Per Ingel, Bjorlo, Bard Breivik, Bente Stokke, Gunnar Torvund and Kristin Ytreberg.
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Jeffry Mitchell: Hanabuki
From september 14 2001 to january 6 2002
Seattle artist J. Mitchell makes manifest in elaborate sculptural form the fantastical landscape of his subconscious. For Hanabuki, he divided the Henry Art Gallery in two sections : heaven and hell...
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Oscar Wilde: A Life in Six Acts
From september 14 2001 to january 13 2002
This installation of Oscar Wilde's family or private archives, as well as manuscripts of his major works, celebrates the dramatic life of the writer as a series of six acts.
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Frank Auerbach. Paintings and drawings 1954-2001
From september 14 to december 12 2001
To mark the 71st anniversary of Frank Auerbach, the Royal Academy of Arts offers a major survey of his carreer, from 1954 to the present days, with over 100 paintings and large-scale drawings, including landscapes, portraits and Old Master [...]
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Shirin Neshat
From september 14 2001 to january 31 2002
Presentation of a recent and an old video, as well as photographs by this Iranian artist who works on the representation of women in her country's culture.
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O’Keeffe’s O’Keeffes
From september 14 2001 to january 13 2002
By the time Georgia O'Keeffe died, her personal collection consisted in more than half of her works. The exhibit explores her work in entirely different light - it features the paintings that the artist herself decided to keep.
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Our Country. Australian Federation Landscapes
From september 14 to november 18 2001
Celebrating the Centenary of Federation, are brought together landscapes made by Australian painters, who where proud of their beloved land.
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Alex Von Koettlitz: Images Ancient and Modern
From september 14 to october 28 2001
Original Egyptian representations, reinterpreted through Art Deco in New York.
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Cultural Differences
From september 14 2001 to january 26 2002
Selected drawings by the New Yorker cartoonist, Charles Addams
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Mary Judge
From september 14 to november 11 2001
A Tyler School of Art Gradute, Mary Judge reconciles old techniques with a new approach: she integrates her pigments made according to Renaissance methods into some of her sculptures and into concrete or wax bricks.
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Kulicke and Company
From september 14 to november 11 2001
Works by Albert York, David Fertig, Laurence McNamara and other artists influenced by Robert Kulicke, a Tyler School of Art graduate and an important figure in the art world of the 60's.
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Martin Puryear : Sculpture of the 1990s
From september 14 to december 30 2001
The exhibit features 12 major pieces by one of the most important American sculptors.
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Linda Bilda
From september 13 to november 11 2001
This exhibition focuses on the filmmaker Schmidt Jr. Strongly influenced by his uncompromising personality, her method is distinguished by the way that she does not place artistic and scientific procedures in opposition to one another, [...]
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Christopher Wool
From september 13 to november 11 2001
Since the mid-80's, Wool has been working on a redefinition of what is represented when decorative ornaments or words cover the entire surface of paintings.
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Jorge Pardo and Gilberto Zorio : Reverb
From september 12 2001 to june 16 2002
Reverb is the intriguing result of a dialogue between American artist Jorge Pardo and Italian sculptor Gilberto Zorio.
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Diana Thater: Knots + Surfaces
From september 12 2001 to february 24 2002
This very large scale multiprojection video was conceived especially for the architectural space of the 3rd floor of the Dia Center for the Arts.
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Hans Hofmann: Real/Life
From september 12 2001 to may 26 2002
The exhibition explores the sources for Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) understanding of «the real» in abstract painting through comparisons with works by other modern artists including Wassily Kandinsky, Robert Delaunay, and Alexei Jawlensky.
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Carved Memories: Jewish Tombstones of the Pale. The Photographs of David Goberman
From september 12 to november 11 2001
The exhibit features the prints of now-vanished Jewish cemeteries made from original negatives made by the Russian photographer in the 30's. These pictures are a tribute to Jewish life, death and the art of Jewish stone carving
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Curator's Choice
From september 12 to october 28 2001
This selection of the favourites works by the curators of the National Gallery of Ireland, from the permanent collection focuses on graphic arts. Among the works in the exhibition are a drawing by Raphaël and some watercolors by Whistler [...]
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Masaccio : The Pisa Altarpiece. The surviving panels re-united
From september 12 to november 11 2001
The National Gallery of London celebrates the 600th anniversary of Masaccio's birth. The central panel of the Pisa altarpiece (part of the museum's collection) and the other surviving fragments of this masterpiece are exceptionally [...]
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Furniture-Spaces, Hubert Matthias Sanktjohanser
From september 12 2001 to january 13 2002
A selection of furniture by Sanktjohanser created from 1996 to 2001. An opportunity to discover an original design characterized by its theorical starting point, the space analysis, and its aim, concrete living situations.
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Mimmo Paladino: Recent works
From september 12 to november 11 2001
Rarely seen in the U.S, M. Paladino is acknowledged as one of the finest contemporary Italian artists. Since his debuts at the Venice Biennale with the Transavantgarde movement in 1980, the artist dedicated himself to sculpture and painting, [...]
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Wilde Americk : Discovery and Exploration of the New World, 1500-1800
From september 12 to november 25 2001
Rare maps, atlases and early travel accounts of the discovery of the continent, from the 16th to 19th centuries.
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Gathering Light: Richard Ross Photography
From september 11 to october 28 2001
The theme of the Gathering Light series is the sacred and the profane. Richard Ross explored religious sites, temples and other spaces invaded with tourists. The images are the product of long exposures of light, imbuing them with [...]
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Flaming Pottery Art and Landscape in Jomon Japan
From september 11 to october 28 2001
In Japanese, "Jomon" means cord-marked. Pottery decorated with elaborate cord-marked designs gave its name to a long period of Japanese prehistory, c.13,000 - c.2,400 years ago. This exhibition features ceramics and ritual objects [...]
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Along the Nile: Early Photographs of Egypt
From september 11 to december 30 2001
About forty-five 19th century photographs drawn from the Gilman Paper Company Collection and the collection of the Metropolitan Museum, show us the vision of that time of Egypt’s landscapes, exotic inhabitants, and imposing monuments.
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Design Now Austria. From Hans Hollein, Victor Papanek to Helmut Lang
From september 11 to october 14 2001
An introduction to the diversified developments of Austrian design over the past thirty years, from the late 1960s to present time, including architectural plans and industrial design, fashion and computer graphics.
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Caspar David Friedrich: Moonwatchers
From september 11 to november 11 2001
A small exhibition which brings together the three versions of Two Men Contemplating the Moon by German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich (1774–1840).
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The Pharaoh's Photographer: Harry Burton, Tutankhamun, and the Metropolitan's Egyptian Expedition
From september 11 to december 30 2001
Harry Burton (1879–1940) was a great archaeological photographer, he was hired by the Metropolitan to make a photographic record of ancient Egypt. Some 60 photographs taken between 1906 and 1939 are on display.
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The Gladzor Gospel
From september 11 to december 2 2001
The exhibit celebrates one of the masterpieces of the Armenian illuminated manuscripts of the 14th century and the people to whom we owe its existence.
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The Gilded Age : Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
From september 9 to november 4 2001
American art before World War I, at the time of Henry James. Exhibit features works by John Singer Sargent, Cecilia Beaux, John La Farge, Agustus Saint Gaudens, Mary Cassat, Thomas Eakins, Childe Hassam, Henry Tanner, G.Innes, Albert [...]
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The Laurence Gussman Collection of Central African Art
From september 9 2001 to january 13 2002
African art objects from the splendid Lawrence Gussman collection are a recent gift to the museum.
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Teresa *Hubbard et Alexander Birchler
From september 9 to november 4 2001
The American-Swiss couple exhibits its work for the first time in Germany. An opportunity to discover their photographic series and three new video installations creating a complex world between fiction and reality.
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Teresa *Hubbard and Alexander Birchler
From september 9 to november 4 2001
The American-Swiss couple exhibits its work for the first time in Germany. An opportunity to discover their photographic series and three new video installations creating a complex world between fiction and reality.
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The Cave as Canvas: Hidden Images of Worship along the Silk Road
From september 9 2001 to july 7 2002
This group of 15 5th century wall-painting fragments from the Buddhist cave site of Qizil in China are used to examine the religious meaning and function of a typical Chinese Central Asian Buddhist cave.
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Michel Auder. Video, Film and Photography 1969-2001
From september 8 to october 14 2001
First retrospective devoted to the American-French film-maker. Michel Auder began as a filmmaker influenced by Jean-Luc Godard before he leave to join the Chelsea Hotel Circle. The exhibition presents 30 years of creation : films, [...]
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Bernd Koberling. Paintings 1963-2001
From september 8 to november 11 2001
Bernd Koberling's passion won. After four decades in Berlin, he decided to leave urban life and to live in the mountains of Lapland. In this Nordic environment, he creates enlightened and harmonious paintings.
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Rita McBride, 472 New Positions
From september 8 2001 to january 13 2002
An exhibition which will travel to the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein. Works in terms of the sculptural tradition and relationship to Minimal Art from the sixties and seventies. Repetition of geometric forms and volumes, absence of a personnal [...]
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Crossing the Borders: Modern Photographs from Central Europe
From september 8 to december 16 2001
A presentation of the museum's collection of Central European photographs made between the two World Wars, which include works by Frantisek Drtikol, Jaromir Funke, Imre Kinski, Jaroslav Rössler, and Joseph Sudek, among others.
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Frederick Carl Frieseke : The Evolution of An American Impressionist
From september 8 to november 11 2001
Approximately 70 works by this famous American Impressionist artist, central figure in the group of American artists working in Giverny.
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Bruce Nauman
From september 8 to december 30 2001
The artist known for his sculptures made of unusual materials exhibits two of them together with a recent video.
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The Photography of Alfred Stieglitz : Georgia O'Keeffe's Enduring Leg
From september 8 to november 4 2001
Works by the great American photographer which were given by the artist's widow as a gift to the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography.
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The Architecture's Studio : Lord Foster
From september 8 to december 9 2001
Before being given to the international Foster & Partners offices, all architectural projects start in the main studio in London... By discovering these rooms, people can understand Lord Norman Foster's original working method.
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The Wild Wild West: american landscape photography
From september 8 2001 to january 20 2002
A survey of how American photographers have interpreted The Wild West throughout the 20th century.
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A Millennium of Chinese Painting: Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection
From september 8 2001 to january 13 2002
Over 80 masterpieces from the Museum's permanent collection, ranging from the 8th-century portrait of the imperial charger Night-Shining White, attributed to Han Gan (active 742–56), to works by the modern master Zhang Daqian (1899–1983).
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Birds in Art
From september 8 to november 4 2001
Birds made of bronze, marble, wood, acrylic paint or watercolors, birds at rest or flying are gathered for the 26th annual presentation of Birds in Art.
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BROOKLYN!
From september 8 to november 25 2001
The first large-scale museum exhibition to explore the recent explosion of artistic energy and creativity in the storied borough of Brooklyn. Over 86 artists are on display, among which an especially poignant and prophetic installation [...]
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Dominique Gauthier
From september 8 to november 3 2001
Recent works
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Kosmos, New Art from Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo
From september 8 to october 14 2001
Drawings, photographs, installations and sculptures give a snapshot of the emerging generation of Scandinavian artists based outside Malmö.
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Twenty Twenty one
From september 8 to october 14 2001
Selected works by contemporary artists : multi-media artist José Bedia, sculptor Gregory Barsamian and print-maker Karen Kunk.
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Frech : Recent Acquisitions
From september 7 to october 14 2001
Nearly 60 works from the museum's recent acquisitions, including works by Cecily Brown, Inka Essenhigh, Olafur Eliasson, Nikki S.Lee, Shirin Neshat, Cathy de Monchaux, Doris Salcedo, Sam Taylor-Wood et Fred Tommaselli.
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Flash Afrique. Photography from Westafrica
From september 7 to november 11 2001
Featuring photographic works by West-African artists, "Flash Afrique" tell African stories : the story of a continent engaged in craft commercial, of people inhabiting the sidewalks of existence and reality.
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From the Amu Darya to the Potomac : Central Asian Bags from Area Collections.
From september 7 2001 to february 24 2002
This exhibition gives an oppotunity to compare subtle variations in structure, color, and design among similar bags from various weaving traditions. Many design motifs are interpreted in a variety of ways by different ethnic groups [...]
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Liam Gillick: Annlee You Proposes
From september 7 2001 to april 30 2002
This work can be situated between architecture, design and sculpture. Gillick has conceived a social area which people can use to reflect and communicate.
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Miracle of color. Fondation Corboud, ,
From september 7 to december 9 2001
A tribute to the donation of the Swiss industrialist Corboud and his wife, comprising around 170 impressionist and néo-impressionist works.
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SAFECO's Northwest Collection at the Frye.
From september 7 to november 4 2001
For almost thirty years, SAFECO Corporation has supported the visual arts by acquiring works by artists who live in the Northwest. From the 1930s to the present days, a wide range of genres is on display : landscapes, cityscapes, portraits, [...]
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Michel Seuphor
From september 7 to october 28 2001
Painter, designer, poet and philosopher, Bercklaers for his one-hundredth anniversary centenary, woks by Seuphor and by his friends combined around the documentary fonds devoted to the artist.
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Wit & Wine : A New Look at Ancient Iranian Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Found
From september 7 to november 11 2001
A collection of ancient potterry, dating from 5000 B.C. to the 6th century. Most of the vessels were conceived to hold wine. It is an example of astonishing creativity and richness of forms.
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Darren Almond: Night as Day
From september 7 2001 to february 17 2002
In Night as Day Almond revisits the locations of well-known paintings by Turner and other masters and shoots colour photographs during full moon using long exposures.
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4a2g : four artists, two generations
From september 6 to december 31 2001
A group of four contemporary Mexican artists, who exclusively dedicate their time to painting.
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Anne Katrine Dolven
From september 6 to november 4 2001
In Anne Katrine Dolven's work, painting and video are cclosely linked. But to each technique correspond a specific approach : films are based on human contact and simple actions, painting remains abstract.
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Kasimir Malevitch
From september 5 to december 2 2001
With some 180 works, this retrospective feature different creative phases of the Russian artist. The emphasis is put on Cubo-Futurist and Suprematist periods but Post-Impressionist and later Abstract paintings are also displayed.
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A *Century of Challenges. 20th century Art in the Kunsthaus d'Aarau Collections
From september 5 2001 to january 13 2002
Some hundred works -paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, installations- for a panorama of modern and contemporary art in Switzerland and other countries. Hodler, Vallotton, Klee, Meyer-Amden, Kirchner, Taueber-Arp, Lüthi, [...]
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Celebrating Australia : identity by design
From september 5 to 30 2001
The exhibition explores the symbols used to promote the national Australian identity in the 20th century. It includes familiar images of the kangoroo, picture of the Sidney Opera House, or posters of the Olympic Games 2000.
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Shinto. The Sacred Art of Ancient Japan
From september 5 to december 2 2001
This two parts presentation explore the ancient arts of the Japanese religious beliefs known as Shinto.The first room examines the arts that were characteristic during the Heian and Kamakura periods (8th to 14th centuries AD). The second [...]
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Views of Yellowstone : William Henry Jackson Photographs from the Gilder Lehrman Collection
From september 4 2001 to january 20 2002
W. H. Jackson (1843-1942), one of the most famous photographers of the 19th century in United States, traveled through the American West for 25 years. His pictures focus on the spectacular Western landscapes and its possibilities. [...]
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French Connections at Aberdeen Art Gallery
From september 4 to october 27 2001
To celebrate the longstanding cultural exchange between Scotland and France, the Aberdeen Art Gallery presents a selection of impressionist works, such as pictures by Monet, Renoir and Degas, together with British artists paintings [...]
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Becky Singleton
From september 4 to october 21 2001
Becky Singleton's exhibition brings together work spanning a period of twenty years (1981-2001). The assembled films, photographs, video stills, and paper Dials constitute an overview of Singleton's projects.
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Virgil Marti
From september 2 2001 to june 15 2002
Marti's installations address the issues of gender, sexuality, and social position. These themes are treated by the artist with a certain amount of irony and sensitivity.
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Photography in Context: The Visual Classroom Exhibition, Part III
From september 2 to december 1 2001
The exhibit features daguerrotypes and photographs by masters of photography, and focuses on a photograph's subject matter while preserving its mystery.
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Shui-Bo Wang: Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square
From september 1 to november 4 2001
A presentation of screenings of the critically-acclaimed animated film, Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square, together with drawings for the film, and biographical elements about its author.
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Robert Frank
From september 1 to october 31 2001
These photographs show the revolutionary feature that changed the principles of photojournalism and continues to influence artists. Presentation of his recent works.
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Lucile Risch, Aoi, Hanjo, Yoroboshi
From september 1 to october 13 2001
Based on three nô plays (Aoi, Hanjo, Yoroboshi) by Mishima, the artist observes people's behavior inside the couple and the group.
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Toon Verhoef, works on paper
From september 1 2001 to january 6 2002
Fifty studies and works on paper by the artist Toon Verhoef. Unlike the canvas measuring several meters in height, the drawing and collages are small enough to be held in one hand.
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Joy Hester and friends
From september 1 to october 28 2001
The exhibition brings works by Joy Hester who made a highly original contribution to Australian art, together with works by other artists who were in close contact with her, including Albert Tucker, Danila Vassilieff or Sidney Nolan.
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Altars of the World
From september 1 2001 to february 6 2002
A selection of 70 religious altars from different countries are combined for an exhibition dedicated to their use and forms around the world. But they are also presented as contemporary art installations.
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Beyond function
From september 1 to october 28 2001
The work of makers who are rising stars in the world of ceramics, between traditional and functional use of clay and abstract and figurative sculpture.
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Ellsworth Kelly in San Francisco
From september 1 2001 to january 31 2002
Kelly's modernist paintings are represented by 22 major works embracing 50 years of her career, among them: Cite (1951), Black over Blue (1963) et Curve XXI (1978)
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Gaspar Enriquez : Elegy on the Death of César Chávez
From september 1 to november 25 2001
This series of 12 paintings illustrates the Rudolfo Anaya's poem : Gaspar Enriquez : Elegy on the Death of César Chávez.
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Naive Masters
From september 1 to 30 2001
Works by Bauchant, Benoit, Blondel, Bouquet...
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Mantegna's Descent into Limbo from the Barbara Piasecka Johnson Collection
From september 1 2001 to august 1 2003
A version of the painting which was probably done for Ferdinando Carlo, the last Duke of Mantua, around 1470-1475.
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Voices Rising : Alabama Women Artists at the Millennium
From september 1 to october 21 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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