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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.

Dialogue(s)
From february 28 to april 21 2002
Pictural dialogue between the artists Lise Boisseau, Michel Daigneault and David Urban.
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Life of the City
From february 28 to may 21 2002
An experimental exhibition composed of three distinct but interrelated parts, all showing photographs of New York.
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A Passion for Drawings: Collectors at the Courtauld
From february 28 to june 9 2002
Through drawings by Cezanne, Rembrandt and Rubens, and major works by 18th and 19th century British watercolourists, the exhibition will look at the interests and passions of collectors for this medium.
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Joachin Koester - Different stories, different places
From february 28 to april 14 2002
With 9 installations and photo projects dating from 1966 to present day, this exhibit offers a fresh look at Joachim Koester's work. In large-photo series he describes landscapes and places whose history is linked to myth.
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Metropolis in the Machine Age
From february 28 to september 2 2002
More than 30 works from the Hirshhorn Museum, dating from 1910 to the 1930s, plus objects and documentation explore avant-garde art from both sides of the Atlantic inspired by the modern city.
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An American Century of Photography From Dry-Plate to Digital
From february 27 to may 19 2002
This 242-print survey provides a uniquely broad perspective on the art and history of modern American photography.
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Stan Douglas
From february 27 to april 7 2002
Using cinema techniques, Douglas creates emotionally intense experiences that draw the viewers into into the psychologies of his subjects. Three films are on presented including Der Sandman (1995).
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How things turn out
From february 27 to may 26 2002
Some of the most experimental and exciting contemporary work in Ireland today is presented.
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John Paul Caponigro
From february 26 to june 2 2002
Caponigro's most recent digital photographs, displayed together with the studies and sketches that helped to bring the final prints to fruition.
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Art in 2 Worlds: The Native American Fine Art Invitational 1983-1997
From february 24 to may 1 2002
A celebration of the diversity and accomplishments of contemporary Native American artists.
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Over the Line. The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence
From february 24 to may 19 2002
A comprehensive review of the style, technique and subject matter of work by the African American artist Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000). Included are never seen before works from private collections as well as the Migration and the John [...]
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ATaste for Japanese Prints
From february 24 to may 12 2002
The young American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, commencing his career at the end of the nineteenth century, found inspiration not in Europe but in the simpler images of the Far East, particularly Japan. This exhibition features works [...]
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Cover Story: celebrating 40 years of Pottery in Australia
From february 24 to june 2 2002
116 covers and a small selection of ceramics illustrate the 40 years of the magazine «Pottery in Australia».
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Shin and Tomoko Azumi, Naoko Sato, Takeshi Yasuda
From february 24 to march 31 2002
This exhibit features the animated folding structures of Shin and Tomoko Azumi's furniture, the soft Takeshi Yasuda's porcelain and Naoko Sato's glassworks.
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Marlene Dumas: Name No Names
From february 23 to june 2 2002
Over 80 of Dumas' works on paper from 1970 to today span her career.
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Yes Yoko Ono
From february 23 to may 20 2002
Yoko Ono was married John Lennon. But it is nevertheless a fact that she was a great XXth century's artist as a founding of Fluxus in New York. Her first North American retrospective features 150 works from 1960 to the present: installations, [...]
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Life in the Emperor's Tomb
From february 23 to july 21 2002
Ceramics dating from 2500 BC to the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) trace the development of this technique in China and illustrate changes in cultural life and spiritual practices.
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US Design 1975-2000
From february 23 to may 26 2002
The exhibit explores many of the major theoretical and cultural issues that shaped the design arts during the last quarter century and documents the accomplishments of three generations of American designers including Robert Venturi, [...]
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Recent Acquisitions 1997-2000: Contemporary California Works on Paper
From february 23 to may 19 2002
A selection of dynamic art by California artists whose works provide a glimpse of the art of our times.
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Jochen Gerz - In case we meet
From february 22 to april 21 2002
Integrality of filmed performances of Jochen Gerz in 70's and 80's and interventions in public space in 90's. On that occasion, the museum presents the installation Le Dépôt (1979) in the nef.
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Vik Muniz: Model Pictures
From february 22 to june 9 2002
Vik Muniz was one of the two artists chosen to repressent Brazil at the 2001 Venice Biennale. Approximately 25 of his photo-based works, commissioned by the museum, are on display.
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An Exile's Eye: the Photography of Wolfgang Suschitzky
From february 22 to may 19 2002
Living in exile in Britain from the early 1930s, Suschitzky established himself as one of the country's leading documentary cameramen. Suschitzky's expert involvement in both photography and film throughout much of the 20th century [...]
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The Urbane Cityscapes of Frederick Brosen
From february 22 to april 28 2002
New York artist Frederick Brosen (b. 1954) creates views of parks, street corners, and bridges; suggesting the lives that have passed through these city spaces in New York, Paris, and London. The exhibition span his career.
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Ultra-Realistic Sculpture by Marc Sijan
From february 22 to april 21 2002
Marc Sijan, a Milwaukee-based artist, creates lifelike sculptures cast in polyester resin. In this exhibit, see 11 life size sculptures who seem always on the verge of movement, a mere instant away from action: a basketball player, [...]
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Parallel Visions: Affinities within the Australian Collection
From february 22 2002 to february 2 2003
200 works by 22 of Australia's foremost artists reveal shared artistic intentions and in many cases a personal relationship.
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Identity - Trademarks, Logotypes and Symbols
From february 21 to august 11 2002
The exhibition reveals, from the viewpoints of both design history and commerce, the process that makes a logotype into a symbol or a strong brand.
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Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright
From february 21 to april 28 2002
About 50 windows and ancillary material reveal the remarkable evolution of the artistic language of the archictect of genius Frank Lloyd Wright. All windows are originals and most of them have never before been seen by the public.
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American Sublime: Landscape Painting in the United States 1820-1880
From february 21 to may 19 2002
Inspired by the huge range and splendour of the American landscape, artists such as Thomas Cole, Albert Bierstadt and Frederic Edwin Church created many paintings on this theme. From the Hudson River Valley to the Rocky Pountains, [...]
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Lubin Baugin (1610-1663).
From february 21 to may 26 2002
Religious paintings and still lives by Lubin Baugin,a 17th c. master whose works remain unrecognized in France.
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Seeing Things: Photographing Objects, 1850-2001
From february 21 to august 18 2002
Exploring the rich area of photographic still life and objects in photography. Features many of the greatest practitioners of photography, including Julia Margaret Cameron, Eugene Atget, Man Ray, Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Eggleston, [...]
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French Master Drawings from the Collection of Muriel Butkin
From february 20 to may 18 2002
The collection of Muriel Butkin includes about 450 sheets, almost all French of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. A selection of 59 works, among which some by Boucher, Greuze, Géricault, Millet and Degas is on display.
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Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Cone Collection
From february 20 to may 12 2002
In addition to great works by Matisse or Picasso, Etta and Claribel Cone purchased a number of late 18th and 19th century Japanese prints and books. The 25 images include landscapes by Hokusai and Hiroshige, as well as urban and interior [...]
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ABountiful Plenty from the Shelburne Museum: Folk Art Traditions in America
From february 19 to april 14 2002
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 are on display.
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The Charles Lees Collection
From february 18 to july 27 2002
This collection of over 80 paintings includes work by Constable, Turner, Adian Stokes and Ruskin. They are exhibited alongside items of jewellery and pieces of decorative art donated by the Lees family.
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Consequences
From february 18 to june 27 2002
Through the works on display, artists such as John Darwell, Gregory Barsamian and Cornelia Hesse-Honegger ask questions about reality and dreams.
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Sussed
From february 18 2002 to february 8 2003
29 paintings, photographs and sculptures, along with gems in showcases, decorative art, social and natural history collection raise questions about the world in which we live and the way we live our lives.
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Reflections of Sea and Light: Paintings and Watercolors by J. M. W. Turner from Tate
From february 17 to may 26 2002
Known for his mastery of capturing light and atmospheric effects on classical landscapes, Turner tirelessly observed nature at work and recalled its manifestations.100 watercolors, oil paintings, drawings, and prints span virtually [...]
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The Age of Impressionism: European Masterpieces from Ordrupgaard, Copenhagen
From february 17 to may 26 2002
More than 80 works from the prestigious collection, including famous works by Corot, Rousseau, Courbet, Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Cezanne, Renoir, Gauguin, illustrate the Age of Impressionism.
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Swiss Post-War Modernism. Architecture by Werner Frey, Franz Füeg, Jacques Shader and Jakob Zweifel
From february 16 to april 14 2002
The exhibition draws attention to a still unfamiliar element of recent architectural history : the 1950s and 1960s.
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UN Studio/MATRIX 146
From february 16 to april 28 2002
Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos of UN Studio, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, are the design architects for the expansion and renovation of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. A selection of photographs illustrate their work.
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American Spectrum: Paintings and Sculptures from the Smith College Museum of Art
From february 16 to may 12 2002
From 18th century to the present, a selection of 75 works by the finest American artists, including Calder, Bierstadt, de Kooning, Homer and Dove.
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Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection.
From february 16 to april 28 2002
Presented in four sections,some 200 works highlight the influence exercised by the sultans over arms, metalwork, ceramics,manuscripts.
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Goethe/Grcic: Quotidian Objects
From february 16 to may 12 2002
Grcic, a German designer have prefered go to meet Goethe with personal items: key, ring, paperweight, and so on… He presents 63 of these in an installation consisting of specially fabricated display cases, linked by a snaking [...]
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Great masters of mexican popular art
From february 16 to may 26 2002
The diversity of Mexico is highlited through the display of the work of more than 175 living artists working in wood, ceramics, vegetable fibers, metal, textiles, and various other medias from many regions of Mexico.
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Nigel Henderson: Parallel of Life and Art
From february 16 to april 7 2002
Nigel Henderson is principally renowned for his photography, which combined both fascinating documentary work and more experimental collages and photograms. A large selection of his work is on display.
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Pilgrimage
From february 16 to april 13 2002
Siam (Simon Peat) spent 1999 recording some of the great pilgrimages of Europe. Memorable images of Fatima and Lourdes, as well as a very different experience of a visit to Auschwitz, are on view.
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The Sport of Life and Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame
From february 16 to april 28 2002
About 200 pieces explore the religious, ceremonial and political aspects of the first team sport in the history of humanity.
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Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection
From february 16 to may 12 2002
65 works depicting tools are drawn from the collection of hardware industry pioneer John Hechinger.
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The Way of Rama: A Prince in Exile
From february 16 to july 14 2002
The Way of Rama focuses on the adventures of the Hindu god Rama who like Krishna is an incarnation of the great god Vishnu. In images made between the 15th and 19th centuries, Rama’s legendary honor and nobility are witnessed.
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Contemporary Folk Art. Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
From february 16 to april 13 2002
This selection of national treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum celebrates the creative spirit of American self-taught artists such as the Reverend Howard Finster.
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Eduardo Paolozzi: Bunk!
From february 16 to september 29 2002
In 1952, Paolozzi gave an illustrated lecture called Bunk! in London which opened salvo of the Pop Art movement. Through a suite of prints made 20 years later based on the images Paolozzi used in his lecture, the exhibition looks back [...]
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Douglas Huebler
From february 15 to april 14 2002
American artist Douglas Huebler (1924-1997) was one of the pioneer of conceptual art. His photographic and text-based works from the late 1960s and early 70s are on display.
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Paul Klee
From february 15 2002 to march 31 2003
An exhibit that looks above all at the artist's graphic works, produced since the age of 13 until his death.
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Landmarks of Modernism
From february 15 to june 9 2002
A selection of paintings from the great collection of The Detroit Institute of Arts.
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Picasso and the 20th Century
From february 15 to june 9 2002
Over 90 prints assembled survey the artist's long career.
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David Shrigley
From february 15 to april 14 2002
David Shrigley examines the big, and little things in life through his drawings, photographs and sculptures. A seclection of recent work, together with new pieces created especially for the Centre is brought together.
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Art for Today
From february 15 to march 10 2002
A presentation of the most recent purchase of the museum, featuring a video by Bill Viola, a painting by John Currin and a multimedia work by Kara Walker.
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Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection.
From february 15 to april 27 2002
Presented in four sections, some 200 works highlight the influence exercised by the sultans over arms, metalwork, ceramics, manuscripts…
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The Encounter, 1802: Art of the Flinders and Baudin Voyages
From february 15 to may 26 2002
Before photography, explorers travelled with artists to record the new places they discovered. The works on display were made during the journeys of Flinders and Baudin and depict South Australia, its people, wild life and plants.
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Lois Mailou Jones: Imagining Africa
From february 15 to may 19 2002
Lois Mailou Jones explored her African ancestry throughout her career, beginning in the 1930s. A momentous trip to Africa in 1970 inspired a new group of paintings that incorporated images of African sculpture, textiles, and people.
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Leonardo Drawings from the Royal Collection.
From february 15 to april 21 2002
The 10 drawings have been selected to reflect all stages of Leonardo's career and his various interests such as architecture, anatomy, geology, botany … For instance see the study of an horse in three positions or a tempest overwhelming [...]
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John Singer Sargent : Beyond the Portrait Studio, Paintings and Drawings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
From february 15 to may 12 2002
This great American artist grew up in Europe. Famous for his portraits, he was also a great landscape painter, witness his paintings and drawings made during his journeys.
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Technology as Catalyst: Textile Artists on the Cutting Edge
From february 15 to july 28 2002
Six contemporary artists, among which Lia Cook, Hitoshi Ujiie et Cynthia Schira, used revolutionary textile techniques and exlored the interconnected role of hi-tech equipment and handwork in the creation of textiles.
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Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Royal Collection. A Golden Jubilee Celebration
From february 15 to april 21 2002
In celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen, 10 of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Royal Library are on display.
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The Truth Lies Within: Furniture Fakes from the Chipstone Collection.
From february 15 to june 9 2002
Fraudulent objects display in partially disassembled form along with the authentic period examples that inspired them, revealing the tricks of the faker’s trade.
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Vital forms: American Art in the Atomic Age, 1940-1960
From february 15 to may 12 2002
250 innovative works from the 1940-1960's are gathered in this interdisciplinary exhibition. All of them use an organic vocabulary inspired by a nature-based imagery specific to the postwar era, Rothko's paintings like the Predicta [...]
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Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle
From february 15 to may 5 2002
Matthew Barney (born in 1967 in San Francisco) entered the art world to almost instant controversy and success. He is best known for his Cremaster films. This epic five-part project is accompanied by related sculptures, photographs [...]
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Contemporary Clay: Our Collection
From february 15 to april 14 2002
In the latter half of twentieth - century , in America, work in clay has significant changes with works of Ron Meyer, Andrew Cunningham, Jr., Andy Nasisse.
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Red
From february 14 to april 20 2002
100 examples of clothing, accessories, and textiles, in every shade of red from crimson to scarlet are on display.
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Blond With Dark Roots
From february 14 to april 7 2002
A disturbing portrait gallery by Natalka Husar of post-Soviet immigrant girls.
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Pierre Matisse and His Artists
From february 14 to may 19 2002
Pierre, the second son of Henri Matisse, earned his own place in the art world as one of the most influential dealers of modern and contemporary art. Over 60 paintings, sculpture and drawings that were shown at the P. Matisse Gallery [...]
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Gerhard Richter: 40 Years of Painting
From february 14 to may 21 2002
About 180 paintings from every phase of Richter's work, from 1962 to today, ranging from photography-based pictures to gestural abstraction, span the career of this most influential painter working today.
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Barbican: This Was Tomorrow
From february 14 to april 14 2002
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Barbican, this exhibition traces its history from the the first plans to rebuild the area out of the ruins due to the World War II Blitz, till its opening the 3rd March 1982.
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Belle Île: Monet, Russell and Matisse in Brittany
From february 14 to april 21 2002
This exhibit features 30 works by impressionists who stayed and worked in Brittany : Claude Monet, Henry Matisse and John Peter Russell.
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Moving Pictures
From february 14 to may 19 2002
The story of cinema and television form the first experimental shows to today's 21st century multi-media wizardry.
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Pastiglia Boxes: Hidden Treasures of the Italian Renaissance
From february 14 to april 28 2002
A selection of rare gold-leaf jewelry boxes dating to the Italian Renaissance.
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Talking Traditions : Irish music and dance in the Two British Cities
From february 14 to may 10 2002
Exploring how Irish music and dance are expressed in the cities of Liverpool and Coventry, this exhibition uses photographs, music and video to describe how these complimentary traditions are maintained and developed by Irish people [...]
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H. C. Westermann
From february 14 to may 12 2002
This posthumous retrospective of American sculptor H. C. Westermann (1922-1981) features his famous images of houses, ships, towers, boxes, robots with reference to war and death, humor and art, etc.
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Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi: Father and Daughter Painters in Baroque Italy
From february 14 to may 12 2002
Around 70 works by these two artists will be brought together. The father as well as the daughter have had a great influence throughout Europe.
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Chocolate.
From february 14 2002 to december 31 2003
Begin in the rainforest with the unique cacao tree then visit the Maya and the Aztec civilizations.Discover chocolate’s introduction in Europe and its transformation into a mass-produced world commodity.
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The Phenomenon of the Ukrainian Avant-garde, 1910-1935
From february 14 to april 7 2002
A quarter of the works in this exhibit are taken from the Spetsfond collection, a collection created especially for works of art deemed ideologically hostile by Soviets between 1937-39 and never before seen outside Europe.
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Katarina Grosse
From february 13 to april 7 2002
The intuitive and informal aesthetic of Grosse's paintings is an antidote to an academicism pervasive in contemporary art practice. For this exhibition the artist has conceived large-scale, abstract wall paintings.
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Santiago Sierra
From february 13 to april 7 2002
Sierra's work spans performance, sculpture, photogaphy and video. This exhibition includes video documention of selected performances from the last 5 years as well as a new commission involving non-English speaking, newly immigrants [...]
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Aelbert Cuyp
From february 13 to may 12 2002
43 canvases and 27 drawings by the great Dutch painter of the 17th century are on display, including many pastoral views of the Dutch countryside, portraits and biblical scenes.
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The Rowan Collection: Contemporary British and Irish Art
From february 13 to june 3 2002
The Rowan Collection includes photographs, sculpture and graphic arts and presents a panorama of the creation in Britain for the last 15 years.
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Hannelore Baron: Works from 1969 to 1987
From february 12 to march 14 2002
Baron is a self-taught artist born in Germany in 1926, her first collages were made in 1960. Over 40 works are on display, as well as notes detailing her creative processes.
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L.A. Raeven / Annika Larsson
From february 12 to march 10 2002
The strange universe of the Dutch twins L.A. Raeven is set next to the Swedish artist Annika Larsson's one. It showcases analogies between both works. L.A. Raeven protest against the idealised images that society creates, when Annika [...]
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Sam Gilliam: Recent Prints
From february 12 to may 26 2002
A range of prints from the late 1990s up to the present, including recent works printed on sheets of wood veneer.
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The Films of Francesco Vezzoli
From february 12 to april 21 2002
Over the past five years, Vezzoli has created a series of short films based loosely on landmark works in modern cinema by Kubrick, Truffaut, Visconti, and others. This is the first US screening of his films.
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The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994
From february 10 to may 5 2002
Works by more than fifty artists from over twenty countries examine this dynamic and politically-charged era in African art and history, and how liberation movements and art are bound together as new cultural identities are forged.
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Willem de Kooning: Tracing the Figure
From february 10 to april 28 2002
78 works on paper illustrate Kooning's accomplishment on the female form from 1938 to 1955.
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Sounds of Inner Eye
From february 10 to april 14 2002
Mark Tobey, Morris Grave et John Cage : Three artists who are friends and whose works show strong conceptual points of contact. Until present the artistic and biographic connection of these personalities has not been subject neither [...]
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The Lawrence Gussman Collection of African Art
From february 10 to april 7 2002
The gifts of the Lawrence Gussman Collection to different museums have been brought together for this great international exhibition. More than 70 statuettes, sculptures and other religious pieces will be presented.
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After the Scream: The Late Paintings of Edvard Munch
From february 9 to may 5 2002
The largest group of paintings by Munch ever loaned by the Munch-Museet in Oslo to an American institution includes 62 works painted in Norway after 1916 known as the « Ekely » period, in reference to the name of his last residence.
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Architecture + Water
From february 9 to june 2 2002
Five recent international architectural projects which explore the challenges encountered when designing buildings on or near water area.
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Brotherhood: In Strength and Sorrow / Images of the FDNY
From february 9 to june 2 2002
A photographic tribute to the heores of the events of 11 of september, 2001 featuring 60 photographers images of New York City firefighters, life in their firehouses, and memorials honoring their sacrifice.
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Beauford Delaney: The Color Yellow
From february 9 to may 5 2002
Beauford Delaney (African-American, 1901-1979) was particularly drawn to the color yellow which to him represented light, healing and redemption. 30 paintings explore the artist's use of the yellow as a symbolic device in both figurative [...]
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Euro-vision
From february 9 to april 19 2002
Beginning with the coins of the Roman Empire and the world's first truly international currency, this exhibition is continuing up to the present day :introduction of euro and comments about it.
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Everyday Treasures.
From february 9 to december 31 2002
This exhibition explores how ceramics function in our society. It also looks at the divers range of forms, changes in styles and materials used in the making of ceramicsq over the last 300 years.
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Master Drawings from the Collection of Alfred Moir
From february 9 to april 7 2002
75 master drawings are presented by artists such as Carracci, Pietro da Cortona, Giordano, Tiepolo, Simon Vouet and Gerhard von Honthorst, drawn from the collection of Alfred Moir, teacher in art history and baroque specialist.
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Lloyd Rees Sketchbooks
From february 9 to april 28 2002
The great Australian artist Lloyd Rees (1895-1988) made four extended visits to Europe between 1953 and 1973. He recorded his passion for Europe in a variety of sketchbooks...
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The Gift: Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality
From february 9 to may 5 2002
Works by various contemporary artists explore the thematic of the gift.
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John Ward CBE
From february 9 to march 16 2002
John Ward CBE is equally at home sketching a bustling street scene or executing officially commissioned portraits for the Royal Family.
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New Space
From february 9 to march 24 2002
New Space presents paintings and installations by four contemporary Japanese artists: Masakatsu Kondo, Yumiko Omori, Yuriko Kurimoto and Nobuyuki Hiramatsu. In diverse ways each artists work explores issues of space and identity, questioning [...]
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The Search for Spirit : Beth Ames Swartz, 1960-1999
From february 9 to may 12 2002
Swartz explores systems of knowledge by translating philosophical concepts into aesthetic visual experiences. The exhibition presents her work from 1960 to the present.
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Julius Paulsen
From february 8 to april 28 2002
As a natural continuation of Ordupgaard's exhibitions focusion on Nordic painting around 1900, beginning with Hammershoi in 1997, the museum is shaowing an exhibition of Julius Paulsen. 35 paintings illustrate the life of the Danish [...]
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George Romney 1734-1802: British art's forgotten genius.
From february 8 to april 21 2002
Marking the bicentenary of Romney's death, a great retrospective is devoted to his work. 64 paintings and 67 works on paper give a fully rounded overview of the career of this rival of Sir Joshua Reynolds and Thomas Gainsborough.
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Impressionism to Surrealism from the Baltimore Museum of Art
From february 8 to april 21 2002
During the first half of the 20th century the famous Cone and the Adler sisters acquired works by Renoir, van Gogh, Gauguin, Matisse, Degas, Léger, Klee and Pollock and left this great collection to the Baltimore Museum of Art. 50 pieces [...]
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Toulouse-Lautrec and Posters
From february 8 to may 6 2002
The 32 posters produced by the painter are assembled here, together with preliminary sketches and printing proofs, as fascinating as the final works themselves. An exceptionnal occasion to understand the importance of Lautrec's contribution [...]
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The Character of the Northwest: Prints and Paintings by Eustace P. Ziegler
From february 8 to may 19 2002
The artist Eustace P. Ziegler (1881-1969) is intimately associated with the museum from its earliest days and is renowned for creating works capturing the character of the Northwest. Works from the museum's and private collections [...]
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The Frye at Fifty: Five Decades of Collecting
From february 8 to march 24 2002
In celebration of the Frye's 50th anniversary, this selection includes works collected for the museum since 1952. It includes numerous artists such as Albert Bierstadt, Winslow Homer, Odd Nerdrum, Jamie Wyeth, Robert Henri, George [...]
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Men in skirts
From february 8 to may 12 2002
A look at how contemporary designers have re-invented the skirt for men. About 60 pieces, including kilts and sarongs, by Jean-Paul Gaultier, Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood and Yohji Yamamoto are on display.
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Places of Their Own: Emily Carr, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Frida Kahlo
From february 8 to may 12 2002
62 works by Emily Carr, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Frida Kahlo establish connections in their approaches to nature, culture, and the private self.
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Where land Meets Water: Selections from the Charles and Emma Frye Collections
From february 8 2002 to january 5 2003
Where land Meets Water, the variety of moods and images created are limitless: places of commerce, of celebration, of transport, etc. On this theme a selection of paintings has been drawn from the founding collection of the museum.
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American Abstract Artists:50th Anniversary Print Portfolio
From february 8 to march 24 2002
44 original lithographs celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the A.A.A.(American Abstract Artists)
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New Prints from Landfall Press
From february 8 to april 28 2002
Acquisitions of the last several years, including the 30th Landfall Press anniversary portfolio featuring well-known artists such as Jim Dine and Philip Pearlstein, as well as works by emerging artists Tom Huck and Peregrine Honig.
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Warhol
From february 7 to april 1 2002
This major retrospective on the icon of Pop culture Andy Warhol (1928-1987) span his entire career and brings together over 150 paintings, drawings and sculptures.
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Art from Africa : Long Steps Never Broke a Back
From february 7 to may 19 2002
Installations by contemporary artists incorporating sound, music and performance provide a dynamic rather than static experience of African art.
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El Favor de los Santos: The Retablo Collection of New Mexico State University
From february 7 to march 31 2002
250 objects place the retablo tradition within a 500-year context, and show the relationship of retablos to other forms of votive art from pre-Columbian times to the present.
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Looking Forward / Looking Black
From february 6 to may 5 2002
This examination of the ways African Americans have been portrayed in art, mass media, and 20th century popular culture features 45 paintings, prints, photographs, and sculpture by more than 20 artists.
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Planespotting in Islington Italian Aviation Posters 1910-1943 at the Estorick Collection.
From february 6 to april 28 2002
Forty-four posters of the Italian aviation golden age, 1910-1943,are exhibiting.
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William Beckford 1760-1844: An Eye For The Magnificent
From february 6 to april 14 2002
William Beckford was the richest man in England, victim of huge scandal during his life, he is best remembered for his remarkable collection of furniture and pictures. The exhibition explores his life and his collection.
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Surrealism: Desire Unbound
From february 6 to may 12 2002
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 was the main concern for surrealist artists.
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Drawing Italy in the Age of the Grand Tour
From february 5 to may 12 2002
Throughout the 1700s, travelers travelled to Italy in search of inspiration and discovery.They encouraged the production of portable visual record of the country in the form of drawn or painted landscapes and cityscapes. Images by Piranesi, [...]
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Beyond the pale : Material possibilities
From february 3 to may 26 2002
A selection of artists who present an engaging visual dialogue about recent forms in contemporary art using paint as a physical material or historically significant paintings as a subject.
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Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the Vogel Collection
From february 3 to june 23 2002
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, all along their careers, have wrapped, covered, draped and folded fabric over and around everyday objects, monuments or natural sites. Packages and wrapped objects are on display, together with drawings, [...]
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Renewing Tradition: The revitalization of Bogolan in Mali and abroad
From february 3 to may 26 2002
« bogolan » is a traditional Malian textile. The exhibition focuses on its fabrication and presents richly decorated exemples, as well as articles of clothing and objects featuring « bogolan » design.
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Jan Fabre - Umbraculum
From february 2 to 24 2002
A large number of sculptures hanging from the ceiling (representing wheelchairs, crutches, etc.), a standing figure made of sliced human and animal bones, some old sawing machines and a sound installation are the ingredients of this [...]
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Frank Auerbach
From february 2 to may 12 2002
A selection of 14 paintings from the major retrospective held recentely at the Royal Academy of Arts is presented, with works dating from the mid-1950s to 2001.
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Glory and Prosperity: Metalwork of the Islamic World
From february 2 to july 21 2002
Glory and prosperity are usually the first in a series of good wishes inscribed on medieval Islamic metalwork. This exhibition shows thee range of it whith objects dating from the 6th century to the 19th century. [...]
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Eva Hesse
From february 2 to may 19 2002
Eva Hesse's ten years career has been brief but fruitful and most influential. 150 works explore the connection between Hesse’s work in three media—drawing, painting and sculpture and focuses on the relationship of her work [...]
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Matières de rêves: Stuff of Dreams from the Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs
From february 2 to april 28 2002
About 100 masterpieces of French design - silver, ivory, porcelain, glass, jewelry, and furniture - dating from the Middle Ages to the present are brought together, all drawn from the Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
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Tracey Moffatt
From february 2 to march 24 2002
72 photographic prints span the career of the australian artist Tracey Moffatt.
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New York by New Yorkers: Artist Views in Prints
From february 2 to may 12 2002
This group of about 40 prints features architectural, cultural, social, and historical references to New York City.
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Dreaming with Open Eyes : Dada and Surrealism from the Arturo Schwarz Collection
From february 2 to april 28 2002
Mixing together all art medias, the exhibition includes sculpture, books, paintings and photographs by major artists such as Salvadore Dali, Max Ernst, Paul Klee, joan Miro, Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray.
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Masterworks of New Guinea Art: Selections from the Marcia and John Fried Collection
From february 2 to may 5 2002
The Marcia and John Fried Collection is one of the most outstanding private collections of Oceanic art in the world. This display gives a glimpse of the aesthetic, rarity and spiritual power of this amazing collection.
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When the Manchus Ruled China: Painting under the Qing Dynasty (1644–1911)
From february 2 to august 18 2002
This selection of more than 60 works will focus on painting under the brilliant reigns of the Kangxi (r. 1662–1722) and Qianlong (r. 1736–95).
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Sitting Pretty: Contemporary Wisconsin Chairs
From february 2 to april 7 2002
A selection of chairs designed by 51 artists.
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The Chair Show 4
From february 2 to april 7 2002
The rich diversity of handmade furniture and furniture-related objects is seen in 35 contemporary works that deal with chairs, be they functional, sculptural, or conceptual.
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American Watercolors: Whistler to Wyeth
From february 2 to april 28 2002
A selection of artists who used watercolor as their main medium of expression. Artists include Winslow Homer, James Abbott McNeil Whistler, John Singer Sargent and Andrew Wyeth.
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Roy Arden: Selected Works 1985-2000
From february 2 to april 7 2002
Spanning Arden's career since 1985, the exhibition includes «archival» works of the late 1980s, large-scale colour photographs of the 1990s, as well as his more recent video work.
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Positively Alive: The Photographs of Maureen France
From february 2 to april 28 2002
This retrospective of local documentary photographer Maureen France is her first solo exhibition. France's photographs capture the beauty of real people in public places like circuses, carnivals, rodeos and fairs.
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Elinor Carucci
From february 1 to march 23 2002
Since her gallery debut in 1997, Carucci's reputation has grown internationally with solo exhibitions in London, Frankfurt, Prague, and Jerusalem. Her work has been extensively published and collected by numerous institutions and private [...]
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Hanna Sahar. The Wallpaper Series
From february 1 to march 23 2002
Sahar‚s Wallpaper Series capture fragments of reality, in an attempt to extract the a-temporal essence of their being.
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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec: The Fabulous Bouroullec Boys
From february 1 to june 16 2002
Still in their 20s, the Bouroullec brothers are the most promising product and furniture designers to emerge from France since Philippe Starck in the 1980s. This is the first museum exhibition of their work.
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Agnes Martin: The Nineties and Beyond
From february 1 to may 26 2002
Approximately 35 canvases from the past decade of the artist's work celebrate the ninetieth birthday of one of the most important figures in postwar American art.
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African and African-American Works of Art from the Permanent Collection
From february 1 to 28 2002
In celebration of the « Black History Month », a selection of African-American and African pieces from the collection is on display.
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An Unyielding Voyage in Art. Hong Kong Artists Series III
From february 1 to march 31 2002
A unique records of senior artists who are pioneers in the early development of Hong Kong art.
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Gathie Falk
From february 1 to may 5 2002
For 30 years, Falk has invented provocative objects. Their deeply personal presence is grounded in an intense scrutiny of her everyday world. This exhibition offers a journey from early ceramic sculptures to recent installations.
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Michael Gross: Recent Works
From february 1 to july 20 2002
25 paintings and two sculptures by Michael Gross, one of Israel’s leading painters and sculptors, are brought together.
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No Man's Land: The Photographs of Lynne Cohen ,
From february 1 to may 12 2002
The photographs of the Canadian photographer Lynne Cohen reveal a fascination for people and their environments. They mùake up a complex commentary upon our culture, its contradictions and its slightly insane hopes and dreams.
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Marc Quinn
From february 1 to april 28 2002
Marc Quinn gained wide attention with his sculpture Self, 1991, a refrigerated cast of his own head made using 9 pints of his own blood. This retrospective explore a number of Quinn's key themes including creation and the beginnings [...]
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Mario Testino: Portraits
From february 1 to june 4 2002
Mario Testino is one of the outstanding photographers of his generation, and is perhaps best known for his much celebrated work in fashion photography. This first ever museum exhibition of his work features over 120 portraits selected [...]
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Urban Gardens: Growing Chicago's Communities.
From february 1 to july 7 2002
Photographs show how vacant lots are transformed into blooming gardens as neighbours come together to create positive change in their communities.
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Azure-Chrystel Lebas.
From february 1 to march 23 2002
Exploration of themes associated with time and movement, and its relationship to the landscape in a sky's film.
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Moshe Kupferman: Works from 1962-2000
From february 1 to may 1 2002
A comprehensive retrospective of the work of Moshe Kupferman, featuring over 150 paintings and works on paper dating from the 1950’s to the present.
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Richard Wilson at Work.
From february 1 to april 7 2002
Results of recent technical analysis on paintings by and after Richard Wilson and an exploration of the artist's methods and techniques.
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The Citigroup Private Bank-Photography Prize 2002
From february 1 to march 31 2002
Presentation of finalists : Roger Ballen, Elina Brotherus, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Thomas Ruff, Shirana Shahbazi.
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