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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.

Erik *Steffensen, Landscapes - Itineraries
From october 31 to december 6 2003
The touched up and manipulated photographs of Danish photographer Erik Stefensen, in bright vivid colors, are articulated around the theme of the landscapes considered as a trace of travels both geographical and physical as well as historic [...]
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Crystal Palace, Othoniel
From october 31 2003 to january 11 2004
Decorated masts, gigantic transparent or opaque colored glass necklaces, suspended to cables, fill the garden and the space of the Cartier Foundation.The artist uses glass blowers to carry out his interpretation.
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Fabergé, Tsars 's Goldsmith
From october 31 2003 to january 18 2004
Fabergé was named the goldsmith of Russia's Imperial Court by Czar Alexander III, and he gave birth to the famous Imperial Easter eggs. He integrated styles that belonged to different periods, from the gothic style to art nouveau. [...]
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Assenze/Presenze : a new generation of italian artists
From october 31 to december 14 2003
Human representation takes on different non-representative forms in contemporary art, illustrated her through videos, photographs, sculptures, installations and paintings by some thirty Italian creators, among them Grazia Toderi, Vanessa [...]
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Photo-sculpture n°2
From october 31 2003 to january 17 2004
This second part is dedicated to the articulations between photography and sculpture under the question of the body and its representations -action, performance, misrepresentation -, through works by Burden, Erwin Wurm, Boudier, faigenbaum, [...]
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The feeling of sacred in contemporary art
From october 30 to november 30 2003
Starting with Yvon Birster's manifest on the Sacred, the works of eight artists have been chosen for this themed exhibit that combines sculptures, paintings and videos, with the works of Maurizio Dusio, Stéphane Fradet-Mounier, Jérôme [...]
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The big rivers in the world, Kadir van *Lohuizen
From october 30 to december 7 2003
Lohuizen is a photo journalist who goes into the areas of conflict and has us discover another facet of these countries in war through photographs of the biggest rivers in the world taken from the source to the mouth.
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Robert Walker : color is power
From october 30 2003 to january 11 2004
Robert Walker, a Canadian artist living in New York, photographed the advertising slogans that lap over one another in Times Square. He thus is a witness of the activity in that location and the arrogance of consumers' society. He also [...]
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The fashion in review
From october 30 2003 to may 2 2004
The history of press fashion through costumes, magazines, images and photographs and by a return on the career of model Denise Sarrault, the star of the podiums and magazines in the 50s.
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Bonnard, Degas, Vuillard : photographers
From october 30 to december 23 2003
The exhibit brings together some forty photographs by each of the 3 artists, enlarged by treatment of the image.An ensemble of old prints,as well as some sculptures and original drawings that demonstrate their similar approaches in spite [...]
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The restoration of the works : to limite the marks of the time and the hands
From october 30 2003 to march 31 2004
This exhibit on the theme of "work restoration" allows the public to become aware of the harm done to the funds by time and manipulations.
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Pierre Jahan
From october 29 to december 20 2003
This retrospective type exhibit pays a homage to photographer Pierre Jahan, and invites us to discover nearly 100 photos from his time between 1930 and 1950, searching in series voluntarily made by the photographer himself or gathered [...]
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Confucius (551-479 BC) - Art and wisdom in ancient China
From october 29 2003 to february 29 2004
The Chinese philosopher has the place of honor in this exhibit, as it not only looks into his life and his work replace din the time's context, but also looks into the philosopher's posterity, both religious and secular. Various works [...]
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Portraits/faces, 1853-2003
From october 29 2003 to january 11 2004
The works from the XIXth and XXth centuries shown give us a large perspective of the collection through the theme of the portrait, evoking at the same time the major currents in the history of photography. Famous photographers such [...]
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Fleeting moments in still photography and films.
From october 29 to december 9 2003
Integrated into the series photography seen by..., the exhibit called in Renzo Piano who gave it a theme: present an anthology of the instant photo thanks to 200 photographs in color and black and white, and evoke in 10 phases its evolution [...]
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Cybernetical fancies
From october 28 2003 to january 31 2004
The relation between man and the robot, and the place the latter has in society and in the collective imagination has greatly evolved in less than a century. Artists and scientists are asked, through this exhibit, to express themselves [...]
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Light on autochrome, the century of the color photography.
From october 28 2003 to february 29 2004
This year is the cnetennial of the autochromium, the first industrial color reproduction process to be perfected by the Lumière brothers. The exhibit traces the history of its creation to its application in different fields, by using [...]
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Tom Thomson
From october 27 to december 7 2003
A major retrospective of the Canadian landscape artist, the forerunner of the Group of Seven , Tom Thomson (1877-1917). Over 140 oil sketches, paintings and graphic works, as well as some paintings of his contemporaries reveal to the public [...]
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Jiri Kolàr : Late works
From october 26 to december 21 2003
Until the end of his life, Kolàr remained faithful to his art. Influenced by Surrealism, Cubism and Concrete art in the post-war period, he linked poetry and figurative art, litterature and collage, and this combination of art and words [...]
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Rembrandt's journey: painter, draftsman, etcher
From october 26 2003 to january 18 2004
All of Rembrandt's carreer is evoked through 20 paintings, 35 drawings and 160 etchings and copper etching plates, loaned by some of the greatest international museums. Oil sketches models for etching will be seen for the first time, [...]
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Residenz
From october 26 to november 27 2003
Simona Denicolai & Ivo Provost worked for two years on the design and study of Residenz, a sculpture made of industrial elements sold or made in the region. It is both a work of art integrated in the public space, and a private residence [...]
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Matthaus Merian and his Views of European Cities
From october 26 2003 to january 25 2004
The etchings presented are taken from the work of Matthaus Merian Topographia Germaniae. This encyclopedic work started in 1642 describes in a topographic manner the cities of Europe. A true voyage through time.
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Simon Moretti
From october 25 to november 29 2003
For his first personal exhibit in Paris, the English artist of Italian origin presents, in a "setting" done by J. Armleder, 5 works done with simple objects, more crafts-like than industrial, that question the process of creation by referring [...]
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Joey Morgan, The romantic condition
From october 25 to december 27 2003
Digital, numercially transformed, filmed and "animated" by the computer, sculptures of hearts, like contemporary ex-voto, are side by side with ice sculptures in the shape of a heart which slowly defrost here.
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The Pearls River, the Rhône and the Saône
From october 25 to 31 2003
Three Chinese photographers, Xiaonan Yang, Yongdang He and Bixin Chen, exhibit their photographic report doenfor the Crossed cultural years betwen France and China, which turns around the three rivers of the "twin" cities, the Pearl [...]
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Salla Tykkä, Happy days
From october 25 2003 to january 25 2004
Finn artist Salla Tykkä transforms the groundfloor of the museum into an obscure grotto and reveals her universe, through films, videos and photographs. Her installations tell stories and make us enter the North, through the bias of snowed [...]
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Francis *Alÿs, The prophet and the fly Salla Tykkä , films and photographs
From october 25 2003 to january 25 2004
Belgian artist Francis Alÿs invites us to discover his paintings and drawings, from 1992 to 2002, the result of pictural research on the painter's work and role as well as on the life of the works presented through an itinerary he himself [...]
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Auguste Chabaud, Paris, the city in light and night, 1907-1912
From october 25 2003 to february 29 2004
Chabaud's work of his youth is less known than his landscapes in Provence. And yet, during his stay in Paris from 1907 to 1912, Chabaud painted without any kindness, half way between Fauvism and Expressionism, the world of brothels.
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Marine Hugonnier
From october 25 to november 25 2003
A personal exhibit of the artist's on the themes of the future and the present. Next to photographs of the 70s, Color of a memory done in 1972 in his native Pittsburg, we discover recent works: sculpture (Face), firlm (Ariane), objects [...]
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Jean-Luc Moulène - Anri Sala
From october 25 2003 to february 1 2004
Each of the two contemporary artists presents 4 works,of which one done in collaboration.Photographer J.-L. Moulène exhibits la vie, l'Amour, la Mort (life, love, death) and Les Objets de Grève(the objects of strike). As for A. Sala, [...]
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Paris-Marseille, from the Canebiere to Montparnasse
From october 25 2003 to january 15 2004
Renoir, Soutine Picasso, Picabia, Derain, Dufy, Daumier, Utrillo, all these painters and many others migrated towards the South to capture on their canvases the very special light of the region.120 paintings, 30 photographs evoke the work [...]
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Picasso engravor bythe editor Pierre-André Benoit
From october 25 2003 to january 4 2004
In the framework of the anniversary of his death, the Malmaison continues its homage, showing how Picasso, charmed by the editor's talent, accepted to do prints to illustrate poems by René Cravel, René Char, Tristan Tzara or even Jacqueline [...]
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Gothic sculpture in the states of Savoie.
From october 25 2003 to january 12 2004
The thirty odd religious sculptures in stone, polychrome wood or earthenware, done between the XIIIth and the XVth centuries, illustrate the richness of the workshops in Haute Savoie in the Middle Ages. These works offer a new approach [...]
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Iris Sara Schiller, A girl is a girl is a girl of a girl
From october 25 2003 to january 4 2004
Iris Sara Schiller evokes in her works the intimacy and fragility of the human body.Sculptures, videos, drawings and photos unveil bodies with blurred or precise contours. A whole ephemeral and poetic world is captured by the artist's [...]
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The city that never was, fantastic architectures in Western art
From october 24 2003 to february 1 2004
A selection of works on different supports (frescoes, paintings, photographs or installations), grouped according to seven themes, make us discover the imaginary architectures of creators from all times, from Ancient Rome to our day.
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David Hamilton, Memories
From october 24 to november 22 2003
The exhibit traces, through a selection of works based on the notion of the double existence of the subject represented, itself linked to the notion of souvenir,the major part of the work of contemporary, British photographer David [...]
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From the Futurism to the Possible Future
From october 24 2003 to january 31 2004
A panoramic view of Italian architecture. Seven symbolic works of avant-gard, futurist architects from the 1930-1950s are confronted with 65 contemporary works. They underline the fascination and influence exerted by the futurist architects [...]
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Make life beautiful! The Dandy in photography
From october 24 2003 to january 11 2004
The photographs presented show the image of the dandy from the middle of the XIXth century to our day.The dandy has been assimilated to the artist, by explaining that a number of portraits shown represent writers and artists. This [...]
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Georgia O'Keeffe
From october 24 2003 to february 1 2004
She is badly known in Europe, and yet Georgia O'Keeffe appears as one of the most important figures of art in the XXth century.Her painting, half way between abstraction and figuration, between nature and artifice is often built as a photographic [...]
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Schœnberg, Kandinsky, and the blue rider
From october 24 2003 to february 12 2004
The excuse of the exhibit is the relation between the painter and the musician, and it evokes it through 40 rare documents: letters, music scores, photographs and concert programs. But it is also the opportunity to expose works (some [...]
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Thomas Schütte, Crusade.
From october 24 2003 to january 26 2004
For the first time in the last ten years in France, an exhibit is dedicated to the German artist. This is an opportunity to discover the works not shown until now, as well as the more recent ones: some thirty architecture models and sculptures [...]
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Jean-Baptiste Huynh, photographies
From october 24 to november 29 2003
In his selection of photographs, artist Jean-Baptiste Huynh, sensitive to the balance, calm and light that emanate from a person or an object, chose to concentrate his look on beings, their hands and their faces.
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Gilbert *Fastenækens : Picture
From october 24 to december 20 2003
Gilbert Fasternækens dives into a strict observation of the landscape, at the limit of the obsession. The series he presents, done between 1990 and 1996, is focused on Brussels. The photographer explores the landscapes and urban territories [...]
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Arno Gisinger : South India Palaces
From october 23 to december 27 2003
A return on the tracks of a former rich and powerful caste, that built sumptuous homes in the outskirts of Madurai: far from the usual cliches of India as a heterogeneous and densely populatd country, Gisinger forces us to look with [...]
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James Wilson Morrice and the landscape approach
From october 23 2003 to february 29 2004
About forty works by the canadian artist James Wilson Morrice (1865-1924), drawn from the museum's collection.
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A private passion : 19th century paintings and drawings from the Greenville L. Winthrop collection, Harvard University Art Museums
From october 23 2003 to january 11 2004
The third stop for the XIXth century collections from the museums of Harvard University. We can see nearly 200 drawings, paintings and sculptures from 1800 to 1920 signed by Blake, Burne-Jones, Degas, Géricault, Homer, Ingres, Manet, [...]
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Philippe *Durand, eternal Savoie
From october 22 to november 24 2003
The series of photographs called My great Epagny,the result of a commission from the Museums of Annecy, uses the principle of thermo compression moulding starting with views done around the Grand Epagny, the district of Nancy. An installation, [...]
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Claude Lévêque, Albatross
From october 22 2003 to january 25 2004
After a long period during which he drew his work from his childhood experiences, Lévêque softly opens to the world, wanting to "create zones of reactivity". Actually, his installations never create indifference.
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Algeria, women memories,with the passing fingers
From october 22 2003 to february 1 2004
The exhibit traces nearly 200 years of arts and crafts done by women. This daily objects done with passion come to life when in contact with their creators and in their simplicity, show a great creative research.
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Common Wealth
From october 22 to december 28 2003
Jennifer Allora, Guillermo Calzadilla, Thomas Hirschhorn, Carsten Höller and Gabriel Orozco are invited to this group exhibit that presents some fifteen interactive installations. The aim is to have visitors think about the implications [...]
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Bill Viola
From october 22 2003 to january 4 2004
Fourteen works by Bill Viola, dated from 1995 to our day, of which an important selection of his Passions. Some of them are exhibited in Great Britain for the first time, while two of them were done especially for this occasion.
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The Age of Watteau, Chardin and Fragonard: Masterpieces of french genre painting
From october 22 2003 to january 11 2004
Hurry!... just a few more days to discover the beautiful ensemble of paintings of French masters from the XVIIIth century, among them Watteau, Fragoanrd, Jean-Baptiste Greuze, François Bouchedr or Louis-Léopold Boilly.
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Picasso's archives
From october 22 2003 to january 19 2004
For the 30th anniversary of Picasso's death, dozens of boxes of personal papers have been opened (sketches, letters, notes...) reveal a life constantly inhabited by creation, and pay homage to the permanent concern the painter had for the traced [...]
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Franck and Olivier Turpin : Tandem
From october 22 to december 11 2003
An ensemble of works by the Turpin brothers is presented in 2 different locations: Rez d'art contemporain and the Maison du Livre, de l'image et du son. Sculptures and videos were especially done for this double headed exhibit which [...]
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When picture is making his cinema
From october 21 to november 15 2003
The works of six Finnish photographers from the Superior School of Art and Design from Helsinki: Miklos Gaal, Ville Lenkkeri, Juha Nenonen, Jari Silomäki, Santeri Tuori and Niko Luoma, are focused on the links woven between mobile [...]
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Art & Project Bulletin, Amsterdam 1968-1989
From october 21 2003 to january 25 2004
All of the Art & Project Bulletins are presneted as a true cut in artistic production from the end of the 60s to the end of the 80s. They were a space for creation and expression open to the most diverse interventions, and even to the greatest... [...]
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Dressed for Thrills: Halloween & Masquerade Costumes with Photographs by Phyllis Galembo
From october 21 2003 to january 3 2004
Photographer Phyllis Galembo, fascinated by costumes, has an impressive collection, of costumes from 1870 to 1970. 40 photographs of the artist are shown, of children dressed in the collection, and who seem to belong to another universe.
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Willem
From october 19 to november 23 2003
The retrospective of Willem's, from the sixties to our day, reveals to us for the first time in a French museum, all the aspects of his art: books, lithographs, serigraphies, original drawings, covers, original posters, travel logs, [...]
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Olaf Breuning
From october 19 2003 to january 4 2004
A relatively important ensemble of pieces (films, videos,clips) organized by the artist around the two main installations, "Hello Darkness" (2002) and "Apes" (2001). His work is nurished by cliches from tehmedia and popular culture [...]
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Henri Lachièze-Rey (1927-1974)
From october 19 2003 to january 18 2004
With light-filled chromatism and abundant matter, the artist painted the city of Lyons, with its draughtproof places and its Italian warmth. Landscapes both urban abnd Mediterranean, in a sort of freeze frame of the places invested [...]
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Penelope is waiting for Ulysses
From october 19 2003 to february 8 2004
In the presence of works done by the Cneai over the last 6 years, the questions inherent to the profession of the artistic director are experienced, in the form of paradoxical equations: failure/satisfaction, resistance/diffusion, [...]
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Jacques Coquillay
From october 19 to november 23 2003
A selection of 90 recent works, including some fifty pastels chosen among the travel logs in Britain, Venice or in Corsica, and some forty bronze sculptures, draw up the portrait of painter-sculptor Jacques Coquillay.
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Jean-Michel Frank : The Lost story of South America
From october 19 to december 7 2003
Decorator Jean-Michel Frank worked for important Argentine families between 1920 and 1941. With the help of Adolphe Chanaux and the Comte company he filled out public and private commissions. he furniture and prototypes presented awaken [...]
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From memories.
From october 18 to december 28 2003
This is no intention to draw up an inventory: onlya few great current artists (Boltanski, Godard, Chris Marker, Sigmar Polke) use original paths to express the memory, whether it is historic, political, artistic, intimate or unconscious. [...]
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Jimenez-Balaguer
From october 18 to november 1 2003
The exhibit groups together a series of unpublished works on cardboard by artist Jimenez-Balaguer, done between 1960 and 1962, and are the prelude of the exhibit "Buried souvenirs".
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Forma Uno and his artists (1947 - 1951)
From october 18 to december 14 2003
The "Forma Uno" movement of young Italian artists grouped together painters, sculptors and architects in Rome after the war, as they broke away from the academism and turned towards abstraction. They are presneted through 60 works [...]
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Zineb Sedira - Zoulikha Bouabdellah
From october 18 2003 to january 9 2004
Two artists with the double French-Algerian nationality present their works that reflect almost exactly what an immigrant or a child of an immigrant can feel when he no longer lives in his country: loss of identity, ambivalence, instability...These [...]
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Dorthe Berg
From october 18 to november 18 2003
The new paintings inspired from the Bayeux Tapestry and traditional Japanese painting illustrate the artist's quest for an understanding of nature and of the history of man.
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Lene *Bodker, sculptur of glass.
From october 18 to november 18 2003
The artist uses the techniques of molded glass and blown glass in a mold, and thus creates works of a great sensuality. By differentiating himself from the traditional effects of transparency his creations present an opaque density, [...]
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Abram Games, maximum meaning, minimum means
From october 18 to november 30 2003
The Design Museum celebrates the work of artist and graphic designer Abram Games. He is the author of famous images of the Great War and the Post war period in England. As the official artist during WWII, he created propaganda posters [...]
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Orlan
From october 18 to november 30 2003
Video installation, black and white ancient photos, digital photographs, thenew works are put next to the first photographs from teh series Body sculpture with mask. This parallel enhances the continuity of the questioning on the status [...]
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Adam Ross: the City at night dreaming of Itself
From october 18 to november 18 2003
This is the first time Adam Ross exhibits in France. His work turns essentially towards a futurist vision of urban landscapes he represents in a semi-abstract manner. He offers no perspective and lets the ground become background and and vice [...]
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Jean *Cocteau, Intimate life and sensibility
From october 18 2003 to january 12 2004
Through a series of photographs, works on the theme of bull-fights among them the ones created with Moretti, and the series of fantastic animals, the exhibit traces the itinerary of Jean Cocteau on the Côte d'Azue, from Menton to Toulouse. [...]
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Alfons Mucha
From october 18 2003 to january 18 2004
The retrospective presnets over 200 photographs, paintings, sculptures, objets d'art, jewels and books, illustrating all of the artist's periods. One of the greatest representatives of Art Nouveau, Mucha contributed to make this movement [...]
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Danish paintings of the 19 th century
From october 18 to november 20 2003
Some twenty drawings and paintings illustrate Danish production in the XIXth century, in its diversityand its quality. From teh first half of the century there are typical landscapes fom the "Golden Age" while from the second half [...]
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Here and maybe somewhere else, *lamia Joreige
From october 18 2003 to february 1 2004
A testimonial work delivered by the artist through three video installations tell the recent story of Lebanon. More than a work of memory, the artist makes us understand that the stories told can not give the exact facts. Deep thought [...]
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The worst is becoming
From october 18 2003 to february 1 2004
Some twenty contemporary photographs, among them Yves Trémorin, Elina Rotherus, Denis Roche or Jean-Luc Moulène invite us to dicover their works, commissioned by the museum and the City of Chalon-sur-Saône or produced during residneces [...]
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Dorothée Seltz
From october 18 2003 to january 25 2004
Over one hundred works, separated into different series, are offered tot he eye of the visitor. Done from preexisting images, that refer to the collective memory, these paintings deal with univesal themes and have us penetrate the artist's [...]
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Isabelle de Borchgrave, The silences of the Bosphorus
From october 17 to november 15 2003
Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave offes an exhibit of portraits of forgotten sultans, paper cafetans and bronze costumes, showing his ancient passion for Turkey and his numerous travels to that country.
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The Inks of T'ang Haywen
From october 17 to december 10 2003
T'ang Haywen arrived in France in 1948 and quickly turned towards abstract forms, expressed in oil paintings of Western inspiration in various ochre tones. But in this exhibit the ink paintings, forceful and innovating and conspicously [...]
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Drawings from the Paul Maenz collection.
From october 17 to december 13 2003
The presentation of the Paul Maenz collection closes the program celebrating the FRAC's 20th anniversary. An opportunity to re-discover the works of major artists from the Minimal and Conceptual Art or the Arte Povera supported by the collector, [...]
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Hugues *Maurin : Essential figures
From october 17 2003 to january 3 2004
The plates or pieces are still visible, traumatic remains of the cutup tree. According ot the author, "each sculpture s a monument", totem, altar, osmose between wood and man's failings: an essential, raw and sometimes brutal expression. [...]
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Sarah Moon, circuss
From october 17 to december 13 2003
34 photographs and a 25 min. video represent the exhibit focused on the themes of dreams, childhood and illusion.
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Arnaït : Inuit women
From october 17 to november 15 2003
An ensemble of Nunavut and Nunavik sculptures as well as portraits of Nunavik women give us an idea of contemporary Inuit art, which has maintained its traditional sources while taking part in modern life.
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Adrian Piper : Desde 1965
From october 17 2003 to january 11 2004
The exhibit focuses on the artist's conceptual work during the 60s. A selection of some paintins from the beginning of this period (LSD Void) Alice in Wonderland) and followed by documentation on his performances, his known installations [...]
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NITSCH - A retrospective
From october 17 2003 to january 11 2004
For the artist's 65th birthday, 180 works from the Essl collection are presented. They include his first paintings, from the period of the Viennese Actions at the beginning of the 60s to the more recnet paintings, including the design [...]
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The *Allobroges
From october 17 2003 to march 1 2004
The exhibit traces the history of the Allobroges, an ancient gallic people that occupied some 2300 years ago the territory extending from the Rhône river to the Alps, and that quickly adopted the Roman way of life when the latter conquered [...]
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Hector Berlioz, the Voice of Romanticism
From october 17 2003 to january 18 2004
For the bicentennial of the birth of Hector Berlioz,the BNF has us discover Hector Berlioz, one of the most talented composers and an emblematic figure of Romanticism. The 350 pieces presented trace the life of tis man who was a journalist, [...]
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Gérard Deschamps, retrospectives 1956 - 2003
From october 17 to december 28 2003
Deschamps, who belongs to the movement of New Realism, is totally dedicated to recuperating textiles and materials of all types. Associated to one another in compositions, the materials transform themwelves into true paintings of reality. [...]
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Shadow and marble: Hugo facing Rodin
From october 17 2003 to february 1 2004
To celebrate the centennial of its opening, the museum will show works by Rodin done between 1883 and 1916 and dedicated to the writer through 56 sculptures, 30 drawings, numerous photographs and prints.
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Quilt masterpieces from folk art to fine art
From october 17 2003 to january 11 2004
Some thirty patchworks, almost all exclusively done by American women,frm the XVIIth century to the end of the XXth century, and grouped together in a unique exhibit, demonstrate the major role this art played in the building of American [...]
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Anu Tuominen
From october 17 to november 9 2003
Finnish artist Anu Tuominen creates, from objects of every day life(linked to artcrafts, cooking, clothing or even sewing) picked up on flea markets, true works of art which she combines in new installations.
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Vienese silver: modern design, 1780-1918.
From october 17 2003 to february 16 2004
The 180 objects exposed, most of them for the first time in the USA, evoke Viennese production and its evolution between 1780 and 1918, starting with the breakfast set that belonged to Empress Marie-Thérése, up to the works done by Hoffmann [...]
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The Goldsmith of Napoleon, Martin-Guillaume Biennais
From october 17 2003 to january 19 2004
Martin-Guillaume Biennais' amazing carer is due to his encounter with Napoleon. A modest artist in fancy articles and inlaid work, he become the Emperor's First gold and silver smith, who entrusted him with a great number of commissions. [...]
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François Boucher, yesterday and tomorrow
From october 17 2003 to january 19 2004
François Boucher was born in 1703. He was a remakably talented designer and a, artist with a complex temper. The 800 drawings presented trace the artist's career and offer a new look on his work by presenting a great number of drawings [...]
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Drawings of the Art Museum of Alger, from Delacroix to Matisse
From october 17 2003 to january 19 2004
A selection of some sixty drawings by French artists invite us to discover the extraordinary collections of the Musee des Beaux-Arts from Algers.The works presented trace the adventure of the orientalist painters such as Chassériau [...]
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François *Boucher and the Rococo art
From october 16 2003 to january 4 2004
120 drawings trace the career of this initiator of rock art, still unknown to the general public, who often tends to classify him as a painter of portraits and feminine nudes.
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Futurismo (1909-1926)
From october 16 2003 to january 11 2004
Organized for the Europalia Italy festival, the exhibit looks at the Futurist movement, from the founding Manifesto signed in 1909 until 1926, the year of its consecration. 150 works and the main manifests illustrate the vitality of the movement, [...]
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Max *Klinger : Erotical previews
From october 16 to november 30 2003
It was in an atmosphere of prudery and censureship of the beginning of the XXth century that Klinger did his numerous sketches.The representatoinof the nude, of the liberated body and the physical sensibility is truly crude and provoking, [...]
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On air (1933-2003), a story of Air France.
From october 16 2003 to january 25 2004
Through posters, documents from archives, photographs and objects, teh exhibit celebrates the 70 years of the company's existence. It retraces the evolution of the brand image Air France forged for itself by employing the greatest [...]
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Danish Painters, from the Golden Age to 1880'
From october 16 to november 14 2003
In parallel to the exhibit "Mirrors of the sky", relative to Danish painting in the XIXth century at the Maison du Danemark, the gallery presents paintings by Danish painters from the same period and to thus enlighten an unknown side [...]
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Venice and Making of Venice
From october 16 2003 to january 4 2004
To accompany the publishing of the book Venice and Ways of Venice, Renaissance glass from the Museum of Arts Décoratifs, some sixty glass pieces are presented. These piece were made in Venice or according ot the Venitian techniques [...]
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U.R. Apen, Ingrid Shildermans et Vladimir
From october 15 to november 12 2003
A real social thought is enlightened by images and objects offered by Shildermans, hil ecoïnciding with the instalations of Ivaneanu in whcih he creates an artificial power over the spectator, using the tricks of manipulation kept-up [...]
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Francis Bacon and the Tradition of Art
From october 15 2003 to january 18 2004
The limelight is on the works by masters that may ahve influenced the artist, among them Vélazquez, Titian, Degas, Schiele, Giacometti or Picasso, and other movie directors such as Bunuel or Eisenstein.
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The painters of the empress Joséphine
From october 15 2003 to january 26 2004
Some fifty works show us how the Empress knew how to bring together in Malmaison a collection of important paintings from her time, whether landscapes, flowers, animal paintings or works bought at random during her travels.
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China. The enigma of the bronze man.
From october 14 2003 to january 28 2004
As part of the year of China in France, the exhibit presents objects from the archeologic sites of Sichuan, from the IVth century B.C. to the Chinese conquest. The diversity of the objects, materials and iconographies demonstrate the cultural [...]
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Nicolas de Largillierre
From october 14 2003 to january 30 2004
The first retrospecitve in the last 75 years dedicated to the French painter. The exhibit presents some sixty works, incluidng paintings and drawings. This is an opportunity to discover this artist of genius, known in particular for his portraits, [...]
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Zao Wou-Ki
From october 14 to december 28 2003
As part of the Year of China, the Jeu de Paume hosts a retrospective of the artist, with some one hundred paintings, watercolors and Indian inks, that put the accent on the particular character of a language that unites modernity of Western [...]
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The Great Masters from the Lazaro Galdiano Museum
From october 14 2003 to january 7 2004
A selection of 53 Spanish and European paintings from the XVth to the XIXth centuries. From the collections of the Museum Lazaro Galdiano in Madrid, the ensemble includes paintings of great masters such as Velazquez, Goya, Cranach [...]
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Treasures from the Collection
From october 14 2003 to april 18 2004
The National Design Museum is expanding with a new space: the nancy and Edwin Marks Collections Gallery, that will host the treasures from the reserves never shown before to the public. The 150 pieces presented combine styles, periods [...]
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The Entertainer Fest by Georges Counasse
From october 13 to december 28 2003
Georges Counasse recreates the fiar sof his childhood, thus pleasing young and young at heart alike. He brings back to life ferris wheels, carrousels, tracked vehicles and other attractions of his souvenirs by using recycled materials. [...]
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Les années 50 à Rome. Du Néo-réalisme à la Dolce Vita.
From october 12 2003 to february 1 2004
Rome in the fifties is put in the limelight in an exhibit where litterature, cuisine, theater and fashion are mixed together, putting side by side Fellini and the Vespa...
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The holes in your heart, Ultralab and guests
From october 12 to november 25 2003
Ultralab is a collective of artists and graphic artists born some three years ago in Paris. Their quest is to favor group work to develop a principle of variable geometry. Through the bias of their art often associated to the new technologoies, [...]
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Massimo Campigli, Mediterraneità and Modernism
From october 12 2003 to february 15 2004
Massimo Campigli developed an exuberant, poetic work. The artist went beyond the Mediterranean cultural tradition with a definite modern visual and plastic language. Some one hundred paintings and mosaïcs trace the whole of his career.
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Jacques Halbert, the laugh wall
From october 12 to december 31 2003
For the first time since 1993 a personalexhibit is dedicated to the artist, allowing us to discover his pictural work, done on various supports, as well as an installation made with 20 loud speakers that broadcast the laughter of contemporary [...]
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Thierry Joseph
From october 12 to december 31 2003
Two installations are presented in the basement, of which one is presented as a game to be put into "play".Using a video mechanism as a support, the artist has set up a return process, thus treating the relationship of the individual [...]
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MAsters, italian design
From october 12 2003 to february 1 2004
During the Europalia Italy, the Mac's dedicates a retrospective to the Italian designers from 1945 to our day, some one hundred pieces among which there are works by Aldo Rossi, Ettore Sottsass, Franco Alobini, Mario and Dario Bellini, [...]
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Luigi Ontani
From october 12 2003 to january 4 2004
In the shadows of teh Arte Povera at the beginning of the 60s, Luigi Ontani opened to various fields and extended his multidisciplinary approach. Nearly 200 works done between 1967 and 2003 are grouped together. Some thirty works presented [...]
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Jean Prouvé
From october 11 to november 20 2003
For the inauguration of his new space, doen by the Ateliers Jean Nouvel, the gallery presents a "dismountable house 6x9" created by Jean Prouvé since 1944. It is a rare example of this type of lodging, aimed at housing the survivors [...]
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Gesture's apotheosis - Sketches painted in France in the century of Boucher and Fragonard
From october 11 2003 to january 11 2004
Part of the aesthetic of what is not complete, sketches are a means of creation that is more free for the artist but it is also a means of training oneself, of copying the masters, of composing a work, of distributing colors. Over [...]
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To be or not to be painters or sculptors? Jewels of the greatests
From october 11 2003 to february 1 2004
The first objective of this exhibit is to make us discover another side of famous artists from the XXth century. The public is invited to give an account of the different artistic currents this last decade through the creation of jewelry. [...]
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Matisse and the tree
From october 11 2003 to january 11 2004
120 works are groupe dtogether on the theme of the tree present in Matisse's work throughout his career. It represents both the pillar of pictural research and a force from which Matisee must confront and draw sensitive and visual [...]
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Peggy and Kiesler, the collector and the visionary
From october 11 to august 15 2003
The exhibit allows teh inauguratio nof a new space and is the first to consider the legacy of the long collaboration between Peggy Guggenheim and Frederick Kiesler and presents, in an extensive maner, the archives and history of a site [...]
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Coal's portraits: Charcoals of Goerges Higuet (1892-1956)
From october 11 to december 31 2003
What technique could be better than a coal pencil to describe the universe of miners? Georges Higuet, a Wallon painter, understood it well when he did his portraits of mine workers, full of deep realism.
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Savour's pictures, Jean-Louis Bloch-Lainé, Pierre Gagnaire
From october 11 to november 30 2003
Some 40 photogrpahs done by Jean-Louis Boch-Lainé to show the culinary aesthetic of chef Piere Gagnaire invade th emuseum's restored kitchens. The work consists not so much in illustrating a recipe as in tracing a real portrait of the kitchen [...]
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Queens of saba. Traditional dresses and textiles from Yemen.
From october 11 2003 to february 10 2004
The clothes and accessories presented offer a journey to Yemen, a country including various tribes each with its own characteristics, in clothing in particular.The pieces, grouped together during 4 trips and set back in their context [...]
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Renoir, Gauguin, Degas... Treasures of the Ordrupgaard Collection, Copenhag
From october 11 2003 to february 8 2004
The Staatsgalerie maanged to bring a prestigious collection from Denmark of the greatest French painters of the XIXth century: from Delacroix to Gauguin, 76 paintings and 8 pastels unveil the true treasure that the Ordrupgaard collection [...]
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Triptych, propaganda, from Mao to Coca-Cola
From october 11 to november 16 2003
After a long period of isolation, Chinese artists are finally emerging and taking their place on the international artistic scene. With their own codes an dlanguage, some ten artists tell us about a world taht sways between comunism [...]
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Tiziano : the Venus of Urbino
From october 11 2003 to february 1 2004
During the International Europalia Festival, dedicated this year to Italy, the museum organizes an exhibit centered on Titian's emblematic work, the "Venus of Urbino", presented with some sixty works, as well as virtual animations. [...]
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Jongkind
From october 11 2003 to january 18 2004
Through oils on canvas, watercolors, prints and sketches, this retrospective allows the rehabilitation of Dutch painter Johan Barthold Jongkind (1819-1891), whose influence was decisive on the French Impressionists, especially due ot his free [...]
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Marianne Fékété
From october 10 to november 15 2003
The artist painted most of the time while listening to contemporary music with a repetitive character, which had a dynamic effect on her creation. Her works use rhythms, vibrations and different tonalities.
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Lines, flats, volumes
From october 10 to december 15 2003
Over nearly 1000 m², and in the presence of the great names (Cane, Buren, Debré, Alechinsky, Soulages...), we enter a new era in drawing made of litterary signs, geometric arrangements, an dillusions due to our own perception.
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Hann Trier (1915-1999)
From october 10 to december 3 2003
This retrospective permits a homage to the German post-war artist. His style, based on the gesture, expresses itself in his paintings as well as in his frescoes.
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Views on antiquity
From october 10 2003 to january 4 2004
The 80 photographs by anonymous or well-known photographers, such as Baldus or Basilico, all on the subject of antiquity, and more particularly antique ruins. The exhibit shows the evolution of the look of artists towards monuments: [...]
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XXIe Ciel, mode in Japan
From october 10 2003 to march 1 2004
80 creations from the 1970s to our day are presented in an original scenography.The main emblematic figures, such as Yamamoto or Miyake, who turned Japanese fashion into a major tendency in the West, will be represented.
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Piaf, the chick of Paris
From october 10 2003 to january 30 2004
The Hôtel de Ville commemorates the forty years of Piaf's death.This artist from the working class in Paris sang about her city throughout the world. The exhibit traces the singer's steps through places that have become part of a cult [...]
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Nuit Sano
From october 9 to 30 2003
Nuit Sano establishe sa link between his Japanese artistic and esthetic heritage and Western and modern influences. His paintings drift between freedom and rigor, and a rhythm of remarkable beauty comes up from the balance between [...]
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The *Stocks brought out
From october 9 to november 2 2003
Between the illustration of the imaginary for certain works, such as those of Pierre Bayard, Gaston Chaissac or Dario Caterina, and the more realistic character of those by Georges Lemmen or Arman Rassenfosse, figurative art has a place [...]
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Gothic : art for England 1400-1547
From october 9 2003 to january 18 2004
Over 300 objects among which tapestries, manuscripts, sculptures, reliquaries, paintings, jewels, presnet the peak of English medieval art during the rign of Henry II to that of Henry VIII. Visitors will admire in particular the crown [...]
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From Pompei to Rome
From october 9 2003 to october 1 2004
During the international Europalia festival, dedicated to Italy, the mluseums host 500 works from the towns of the Vesuvius. Copies of the bronze figures from Riace also present give an idea of the passion that existed during the Renaissance [...]
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Turner and Venice
From october 9 2003 to january 11 2004
Turner was able to capture the emotion of the city of Venice and find a mirror there of his soul. The nearly 55 paintings and the one hundred watercolors presented at the Tate Britain show the fascination the city had on the artist, [...]
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Chair chaise, Agnès Pezeu
From october 8 to 31 2003
Agnés Dezeu has created a series she called "chairs".Generally oriented on the work of the human body, the artist studies this common object that offers itself to man or turns its back to him.
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Feddback
From october 8 to november 8 2003
For its thirthieth annivesary, the Parvis traces its history through the artists and works that joined the FRAC of the Midi-Pyrénées region.
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Émile André, architect and artist-decorator of the Ecole de Nancy.
From october 8 2003 to january 12 2004
With drawings, photographs, old magazines, models and elemnts of furniture, the exhibit pieces together the activity of the architect and artist-decorator between 1900 and 1909 during the Art Nouveau period.
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Émile André, trips in Orient.
From october 8 2003 to january 12 2004
Between 1894 and 1900 the artist made important trips to the countries of North Africa and the Middle East. An architectural, archeologic and ethnologic witness through his drawings, prints, water colors and photographs.
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Vanessa Beecroft
From october 8 2003 to january 25 2004
A retrospective dedicated to this well-known artist through some sixty works -photographs, video-projections, installations - done over the last 10 yearsas well as the last VB52 performance designed for this occasion.
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The drawings of François Boucher
From october 8 to december 14 2003
To celebrate the nearly three hundred years since the birth of François Boucher (1703-1770), nearly eighty drawings (pastoral, allegoric, mythologic, religious, historic scenes, landscapes ...) illustrate his extraordinary technique.
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Edwige *Feuillère. Metamorphosis of an actress
From october 8 to november 23 2003
An homage to a symbol of French theater and cinema. Aretrospective of her career is organized based on documents she donated to the BnF.
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Gérard Philipe
From october 8 2003 to january 25 2004
A complete portrait of this mythical artist from the 50s. Some 300 photographs, manuscripts, notebooks, costumes and other objects evoke both the movie and theater star and the man who was involved with the problems of his time.
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Cy Twombly - 50 years on paper
From october 8 to november 30 2003
To celebrate Cy Twombly's 75th birthday, a special presentation has been organized of his works on paper, in close collaboration with the artist.
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Viktor & Rolf
From october 8 2003 to january 25 2004
The exhibit celebrates more than 10 years of creation by two of the most influential fashion creators: Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren. Their performances and installations, as well as their collections of haute couture and ready [...]
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Animals of Oudry
From october 8 2003 to january 6 2004
In relation to the exhibit dedicated to the works of Jean-Baptiste Oudry in Fontainebleau, the musuem of the castle of Vesialles hosts a selection of paintings of animals from the King's menagerie which Louis XV commissioned him.
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Painting Algeria, from Delacroix to Renoir
From october 7 2003 to january 18 2004
The exhibit deals with two themes: while a documentary part presents photographs, post cards and travel logs from the XIXth century, another evokes the different works of artists such as those of Delacroix,Fromentin, Chasseriau or even [...]
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Algeria in legacy, art and history
From october 7 2003 to april 15 2004
For the first time in France, some 300 objects trace the whole of the history of Algeria, covering some 100 000 years, from Prehistoric times to the period of ISlam includingthe Antiquity. Articulated around three major themes, nature, [...]
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El Greco
From october 7 2003 to january 11 2004
This retrospective looks back on all the aspects of El Greco's work, from his icons painted in his native Crete to his last works done in Toledo, including his years of training in Venice. His work as a sculptor and his portraits are equally [...]
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Pierre Alechinsky and the treaty of Modern Exciting
From october 7 2003 to january 25 2004
In 1839 Balzac published his Treaty of the modern Exciting elments in which he criticized the arrivalof new drugs such as tea, coffee or chocolate. Pierre Alechinsky decided in 1989 to ilustrate this treaty. A partially unpublished [...]
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Ruth Thorne-Thomsen, Little Theater of Pictures 1980-2000
From october 6 to november 29 2003
Ruth Thorne-Thomsen makes small image theaters to then photograph them.She thus creates imaginary,surrealist and poetic worlds. These images always remain simple et immediately comprehensible. An enigmatic beauty is born from their [...]
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a miracle made in Africa, photographs by Lucille *Reyboz
From october 6 2003 to february 15 2004
The photographs taken by Lucille Reyboz over a three year period, present the town of Koulango,of the Tamberna of Togo. As she developed a special relationship with the village people, she was able to catch certain intimate moments. [...]
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Togei. Japonese ceramic and zen art.
From october 6 to 31 2003
M. Hosakawa, former Prime Minister of Japan, has become an artist of ceramics: his works, bowls, tea boxes and vases, are inspire from the minimalist spirituality and aesthetics of teh tea ceremony. As for M. Fukumori, he gets his inspiration [...]
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Trip in the third dimension
From october 6 to november 30 2003
40 holographic, untouchable, unseizable objects, yet very realistic, are offerd to the spectator.The exhibit tries to explain certain mysteries created by the holograms.
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Lisbonne/Lisboa
From october 5 2003 to january 25 2004
The aim of this exhibit is to present the city and its changes through its residents and not through those who think and "decide the city". The exhu=ibit is divided nto three parts: "see Lisbon?","the monument", and "between us".
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From myth tl project/ The architectural culture of the italian and tessinian masters in the neo classiccal Russia
From october 5 2003 to january 11 2004
To celebrate the bicentennial of the canton of Tessin and the three hundred years of Saint Petesburg, some 300 works -watercolors, drawings, models, paintings ...-evoke th eactivity and contribution of th eItalian and Tessinois atists [...]
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Déchirures de l'histoire
From october 5 2003 to january 4 2004
21 artists, among them A. Burke, S. Attie or J. Brossa participate to this exhibit centered on the tragedies of the XXth century. Their works evoke indeed certain fundamental events that marked the universal memory, such as the Jewish [...]
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Search 2003
From october 5 to 31 2003
The center of research and experimentation of the Museum of Tapestry of Tournai presents the work of 9 scholars.This year the artists are divided into three workshops: tapestry, textile, structure. Folds, drapes, strings and reels, [...]
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Robert Doineau: unveiling
From october 5 to november 29 2003
Doisneau breaks the narcissic relationship between the work of art and its object by inviting the spectator to play the part of the voyeur.The photographer "invites us to open a new chapter of art history".
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Philibert-Charrin
From october 5 to december 14 2003
Cardboard, a few pieces of coored paper, pages from torn newspapers...With a few things Philibert-Charrin pulls the spectator towards the pleasure of Beauty. His collages, as well as his other creations -painting, drawings, sculpture [...]
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Mario Giacomelli (1925-2000).
From october 5 to december 7 2003
This retrospective of the Italian photographer invites us otfollow his evolution through famous series such as "Passé" or "La mer de mes récits", made in particular from portraits and landscapes.
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Sarah Moon
From october 4 to november 16 2003
After Paris, Toulon hsts her snapshots on two of her favorite themes: trees and women. First a fashion and advertising photographer, Sarah Moon then turned succesfully towards art photography.
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Carpeaux (1827-1875), published works.
From october 4 to november 6 2003
The edition of sculpture had a great success in the second half of the XIXth century, which improved the financial situation of the sculptors. Carpeaux became one of the most important "sculptors-editors", whichthis exhibit tries to demonstrate [...]
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Bruce Chatwin, photographs
From october 4 to november 30 2003
An integral part of the yearly international event Fondamenta, Venezia città di lettori, the exhibit groups together 60 photographs done by the English writer-traveller. Through his works, he has us share his vision of the world and the countries [...]
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El Greco to Picasso from the Phillips collection
From october 4 2003 to january 4 2004
53 major paintings and sculptures by Delacroix, Renoir, Van Gogh, Matisse, Rodin, Klee and manyothers are brought together
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Xavier Josso
From october 4 2003 to january 4 2004
Xavier Josso draws his inspiration from the landscapes in Brittany. Though hardly known to the public, the work by the painter, water color artist and engraver surprises by its tranquil beauty. His canvases seem to come out of a travel [...]
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Michelangelo Pistoletto & Cittadellarte
From october 4 to november 30 2003
The artistic project set up since 1996 by the Italian artist is completely exhibited for the first time thanks to the work by former residnets of the UNIDEE Summer university and the presentaoitn of 8 "Uffizi" in activity. The Ogetti [...]
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Sculptures et dessins de sculpteurs, collection du musée des beaux-arts d'Alger
From october 4 to december 14 2003
Part of the Djazaïr, a pretty selection of some forty sculptures and drawings from the first half of the XXth century is presented here.Among the artists shown,Despiau-Wlérick, Bouchard, Janniot, Schnegg, Poisson, Damboise and Belmondo. [...]
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Surrealism and modernism
From october 4 2003 to january 18 2004
The exhibit is made up of the colection from the Wadworth Atheneum museum, which is the first museum to have been interested in the surrealists, such as Dal, Cornell or even De Chirico. Allthe gretest names of surealist and modern [...]
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Duccio, from the beginning of the painting from Siena
From october 4 2003 to january 11 2004
Duccio brings a new look on painting by resting on solid knowledge taught by his master Cimabue. He absorbed Byzantin culture which he was very attached to, to redefine a linear space and find new chromatic solutions. Most of the works [...]
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Duccio, from the beginning of the Siena painting
From october 4 2003 to january 11 2004
Duccio brings a new look on painting by resting on solid knowledge taught by his master Cimabue. He absorbed Byzantin culture which he was very attached to, to redefine a linear space and find new chromatic solutions. Most of the works [...]
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Camille *Saint-Saëns and the Algeria
From october 4 2003 to january 19 2004
Camille Saint-Saëns died on 16 December 1921 in Algers. Thanks tothe artist's donatoin, the Castle-museum of Dieppe traces the love story between a musician and a country. Fascinated and influenced by Arab music, the artist had many [...]
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Mucha : "Le Pater", illustrations for "Le Notre-Père"
From october 3 2003 to january 5 2004
Less known than his posters, the ambitious illustrations by this Art Nouveau artist mark a will of unraveling his creativity in forms impregnated in mystic symbolism. The illustrations are accompanied by an almost complete presentation [...]
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Astrid Stöfhas : Welcome to Fish Fever
From october 3 to 26 2003
Astrid Stöfhas does a sensitive and original portrait of Hong-Kong. Video installations, furniture, clothing, everything is used and is a source of inspiration. The artist describes for us the atmosphere of the streets and temples [...]
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Cinéma divisible, Clemens von Wedemeyer
From october 3 to november 8 2003
All must come to Belleville! To inaugurate the opening of her gallery, Jocelyn Wolff hosts Berlin artist and movie make Clemens von Wedemeyer and invites us to discover his movie Occupation ...
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Richard Estes
From october 3 to november 29 2003
Richard Estes is one of the initiators of the photo-realistic movement born in the USA at the end of the 60s. He absorbs the photographs and imitates them to perfection while accentuating certain details or by adding them. While remaining [...]
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Diego Giacometti
From october 3 to december 31 2003
To celebrate its 20th aniversary, the galery offers an exhibit dedicated to bestiary, lights and furniture and grouping together some thirty pieces done by Alberto Giacometti's younger brother between 1959 and 1975.
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Kazimir Malevich: Suprematism
From october 3 2003 to january 11 2004
Between 1915 and 1932, Kazimir Malevich developed a system of abstract painting called «Suprematism», an art of pure form meant to be universally comprehensible regardless of cultural or ethnic origin. 120 paintings and drawings focus [...]
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New oriental discoverings of the Théorème gallery
From october 3 to november 15 2003
A specialist of Asian Arts and in order to celebrate the year of the goat, Vincent l'Herrou has chosen a pair of statuettes that represent this animal from the zodiac.
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Survage, works 1910-1932
From october 3 to november 29 2003
At the time, Survage was close to the cubist, surrealist, abstract movements and painters such as Archipenko and Gleizes with whom he founded the Second Gold Section. Oil paintings, gouaches, water colors and drawings from that florishing [...]
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Algeria, history tracks
From october 3 to november 5 2003
An exhibit offered at the Guards room traces the history of Algeria, and of its urban patrimony up to our day.
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Peter Doig «Charley's space»
From october 3 2003 to january 4 2004
The first important exhibit in France by Peter Doig that shows us some thirty paintings done over the last decade. Of figurative tendency, his work is inspired from natural landscapes in Canada or Trinidad as well as from urban landscapes [...]
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A singular Renaissance: the court of Este in Ferrara.
From october 3 2003 to february 1 2004
In the framework of the international Europalia festival, dedicated to Italy, the splendours of the Renaissance in Ferrara are shown through paintings, sculptures, objects, tapestries, drawings and weapons...
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Silk roads and ship
From october 3 to november 15 2003
Starting with a 18th century Chinese painting that shows a camp of manchou hunters in Northern China, V. Levesque presents an ensemble of pieces that reunite different categories of objects, the result of trade between Europe, the Middle [...]
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Giorgio Morandi
From october 3 2003 to january 4 2004
A selection of paintings and drawings, by the Italian painter (1890-1964), essentially of landscapes and still lives...
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Arezki-Aoun
From october 3 to november 8 2003
The fifteen paintings by Arezki-Aoun presneted here unveil a vaporous an d silent universe. The thin forms, the fluidity of the lines, the veiled colors: all contributes to create a melancholic and bewithching atmosphere.
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At the beginning of Impressionism and Japonism. Félix *Bracquemond, ceramist and engraver.
From october 2 2003 to february 8 2004
In the exhibit in tswo parts on Felix Braquemond, The Foundation presnets his work on ceramics, with in particular three sets : th efamous Rousseau set (1867), the Parisian set (1876) and the set with ribbons and flowers (1879).
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Lynn Davis : The french Project
From october 2 to november 8 2003
Lynn Davis present sa series of photogrpahs dedicated to creations of nature and of human genius. The artist went all through France to seize the aesthetic of modernity through the most diverse monuments and architectures. She took [...]
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Jewish from Yemen, 2000 years of history
From october 2 2003 to february 1 2004
The Jewish community of Yemen kept its religious traditions and its orignal culture up to the exodus to Israël.The exhibit traces the history of this people by showing its traditional habitat, the religious rites an dthe activities [...]
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Toyen, collages of the 60's
From october 2 to november 29 2003
The leader of Czech surrealism, Toyen, his real name Marie Cerminovà, is an important figure in XXth century art. For the first time in France, a pretty selection of his two-faced collages made of a great number of motives according [...]
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Africa : masterworks about a continent
From october 2 2003 to february 15 2004
300 works -bronzes, sculptures, fetish works an dprecious objects - from the time of the ancient kingdoms of Ife and Benin up to the beginning of the XXth century, cover nearly 2000 years of African art.
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the arts and the works in Normandy
From october 2 to 26 2003
Arts and professions have styles in common. From way back in time art has invaded man's daily life, as to make it workers' life more beautiful or to add poetry where there is none. Art is manfiested everywhere from the bed to the rod iron [...]
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Gauguin-Tahiti
From october 2 2003 to january 19 2004
This retrospectiv eorganized for the centennial of the artist's death presnets the painting Where do we come from?What are we? Where are we going?, kept in Boston. Around this painting, some one hundred paintings, wood sculptures, [...]
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Matisse: a dialog between drawings and scuptures.
From october 2 2003 to february 29 2004
Organized for the new presnetation of the collection's works, the exhibit presents the artist's major sculptures in parallel to his drawings, which allows us to confront the simultaneous aspect of his research in these two fields.
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Fashion, passion and collection
From october 2 2003 to march 7 2004
Danielle, a model of Yves Saint Laurent's, entrusted her wardrobe -thousands of clothes and accessories - to the Museum of Art and History. Presented in a vast space, this collection traces the history of fashion along the collections. [...]
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Sigmar Polke: printing mistakes
From october 2 2003 to january 4 2004
The Tate Modern prsents the artist's work from these last six years, with certain works never seen before. Sigmar Polke, an essential figure in Germany's art since 1963, uses works made with different media which he deforms and cynically [...]
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The sight room, ten writings
From october 2 to november 15 2003
The encounter between ten artists, members of the Clubs Théo Van Gogh from Charleroi, Antonin Artaud from Bruxelles and André Baillon from Liège, and ten poets and writers, presnets a transversal and pluridisciplinary approach on the theme [...]
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James Rosenquist: A retrospective
From october 2 2003 to january 4 2004
40 years in the career of one of the masters of Pop Art . internationally recognized artist since his emergence on the New York art scene in the early 1960s, Rosenquist was a leading player in the American Pop art movement. Spanning [...]
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At the beginning of Impressionism and Japonism. Félix Braquemond, ceramist and engraver.
From october 2 2003 to february 8 2004
Included in this exhibit in two phases, dedicated to the French artist, the Cabinet of Prints presents his engraved work. 80 prints show half a century of creation, and reveal him as the forerunner of Impressionism and Japanism through [...]
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Abdallah Benanteur, Landscapes of the Anger
From october 2 to 31 2003
Far away from the political commitment or any partisanship, Benanteur paint sin the solitude of his workshop. He traces on the canvas his hate of cruelty and evil, he represents the scandal of suffering of bodies and souls. An artist [...]
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Keiichi Tahara.The prehension of light.
From october 2 to november 15 2003
By taking Rodin's sculptures as models (on paper and cloth), teh Japanese artist tries through different procedures to associate the material side of marble and the unmaterial aspect of light which wraps him up and modifies its perception.
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Global village: The 60s
From october 2 2003 to january 18 2004
A general view of art, design, photography, fashion and architecture of this decade -The itinerary is organized around four major themes: space, media, disorder and change.
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East coast / West coast, graphists in the United States
From october 1 to november 29 2003
All the greatest American graphics who shone in this field are present. This exhibit had us discover the new tendencies across the Atlantic.
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Tazio Secchiaroli, Federico Fellini
From october 1 to december 7 2003
Some sixty prints of which most had not been shown before illustrate three great films of Fellini's. Stage photographs, images out of field, rehearsals, make up, decorations... evoke the intimate universe of the Maestro's work.
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Pierre Joseph : Limited Action
From october 1 to november 23 2003
A 7m video "If I have the time" and an animated, 3 D film "Trickser's theory" are presneted. Pierre Joseph questions the future of art in face of popular culture and the growing gap between teh latter and "high culture".
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Delaunay's donation
From october 1 2003 to january 5 2004
This selection of 90 works (paintings, drawings, mosaïcs, bindings and embossed works), part of the 114 of the 1964 donation, offers the opportunity to trace the itinerary of the two artists: Robert and Sonia Delaunay, whose careers [...]
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Amos Gitai
From october 1 to november 3 2003
The interest in Gitai at the Pompidou center is double: beyond the immense movie retrospective, that combines short movies, documentaries and fiction movies, an original exhibit designed by the movie director himself presents 40 key images [...]
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Ceramic: tradition and contemporary creation.
From october 1 to 31 2003
The aim of this exhibit is to make the link between traditional know-how and contemporary creation, by using videos and works, but in particular old and recent works. The works of 55 famous international ceramic artists are presented [...]
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Rudolf Meyer (1605-1638)
From october 1 2003 to january 4 2004
This retrospective dedicated to the artist from Zurich presents a general idea of his work through a great number of drawings and etchings. The exhibit also presents works by artists included in his close circle of friends, as well [...]
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Alain Fleischer : The Speed of Escape
From october 1 2003 to january 4 2004
Images, whether reflected, captive, or projected... Outof a frame or in the shadows, when an image is on stage it sublimates light itself. The selction of photographs and installations made by Alain Fleischer between 1960 and 2003, [...]
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