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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.

Marian Wijnvoord, le double
From february 28 to april 12 2003
The exhibit is designed around diptyques formed by almost identical paintings on the theme of an infinite space filled by clouds. The objective is to qestion the spectaor when facing an image without markers, without a horizon, and without [...]
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Rivane Neuenschwander
From february 28 to april 20 2003
For his first exhibit in France, Rivane Neuenschwander uses the themes of communication and movement.His itinerary, punctuated by installations and sculptures, opens up to video Love Lettering (2002), where words, attached to gold [...]
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Ben : my analyst and me.
From february 28 to april 16 2003
"This exhibit includes introspection, self-criticism, ego, doubt, anti-ego, superego that goes round in circles".(Ben)
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Jeff Cowen, shoot and die
From february 28 to april 12 2003
Jeff Cowen cuts out and reconstitutes unique mural paintings, natural size. For this occasion, he presents eleven recent examples, as well as the first five works from his project Shoot and die, that he began in 1993.
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Francis Alÿs
From february 28 to may 11 2003
A Dutch man living inMexico City, Francis Alÿs works in the wake of conceptual art. Known for his spectacular performances, his art remains nevertheless interior. Some thirty small formats and 100 drawings are part ofw his most recent [...]
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Matali Crasset
From february 28 to march 23 2003
Matali Crasset presents a selection of furniture and design pieces inspired from daily life.
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Noël Dolla, No, 1967-2001
From february 28 to april 20 2003
Noël Dolla's first retrospective out of France. The MAMCO has chosen to present his works by putting the accent on the interconnections between the different times and the different series.
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Geneva News 2
From february 28 to april 20 2003
An installation done from Kinder surprises, a replica of a bunker, photographs, painted walls, cyber characters, performances and performance videos around the theme of the body and digital art are the different works from the young [...]
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Paris on the ring, the history of circus in Paris
From february 28 to may 31 2003
Photographs, posters, accessories take the circus visitor backstage. The circus of yesterday and today are seen from the beginnings in 1782. The different disciplines -acrobats, dressage, juggling, clowns...-are approached to recreate [...]
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Carolus-Duran
From february 28 to april 26 2003
Carolus-Duran, whose personality marked as much as his work, was an important link in the artisitic activity in Paris during the Second Empire and the Third Republic. The portrait gallery he left proves this beyond a doubt.
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Gaspare Vanvitelli and the sources of the vedutismo
From february 28 to may 18 2003
The first monographic exhibit dedicated to the forerunner of the XVIIth century movement. Nearly 70 paintings and some twenty drawings illustrate this specifically Italian genre.
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Hardcore, towards a new activism
From february 27 to may 18 2003
Trying to incite debates and controverse, the ten contemporary artists from the whole world grouped together for this exhibit work on the theme of violence and political, social and economic action. Through these works, they send a raw truth, [...]
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From El Greco to Dali. A dialogue with Spanish painting
From february 27 to may 18 2003
The Greco, Velázquez, Goya, Zurbarán, Meléndez, and the repercussions of their work on Picasso, Francis Bacon, Antonio Saura, or even Swedish artists Ernst Josephson and Anders Zorn. A wide array of sculptures, drawings, prints and polychrome [...]
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Places of Paris - 19th-20th centuries
From february 27 to march 21 2003
Paris' squares exhibit themselves under different angles. Their form, the different ways they have been looked at -by painers, photographers, movie directors and tourist guides, - and their changes. Plans, models, drawings, paintings, [...]
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The builders of light, contemporary mexican architectures
From february 27 to april 27 2003
A panorama of the main tendencies inMexican architecture of the last ten years, represeented among others by Alberto Kalach, Ricardo Legorreta, Francisco Serrano, TEN Arquitectos and Javier Sanchez.
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Days like these : Tate triennial exhibition of contemporary British art 2003
From february 27 to may 26 2003
The second triennial British contemporary art exhibit at the Tate. The works were not chosen according to any theme, and we can see paintings, sculptures, video works, photographs and sound installations by 23 artists, among them David [...]
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Catherine Rebois - Encorps
From february 27 to april 5 2003
The approach of the body developed under various angles: as matter, the revelator of feelings and a means of communication. A number of themes which Catherine Rebois explores through her portraits.
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Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting
From february 27 to may 18 2003
The most important exhibit dedicated to the German artist on American soil. There are nearly 150 paintings -landscapes, portraits, paintings -based on photographs.
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La stampa calcografica da Mantagna a Chagall
From february 27 to april 16 2003
Some 150 chalcographies from the Italian and North European schools of the XVth and XVIth centuries, as well as numerous artists from the XXth century, show the evolution of this graphic language. Among the works gathered together [...]
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Gregor Piatigorsky : virtuoso as collector
From february 26 to june 8 2003
For the centenary of the birth of the cellist Gregor Piatigorsky, this selection of pieces from his private collection comprises paintings by Picasso and Paul Klee, African objects, an original music score, and his Stradivarius violoncello.
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Philippe Starck
From february 26 to may 12 2003
A magician of forms and metamorphoses, the famous creator leaves the beaten paths and offers the public an exhibit-show in a large theatrical barnum where objects parade-by, under the form of images commented by twelve speaking busts, [...]
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Earth in all forms
From february 26 to october 12 2003
Fifty clay objects drawn from the museum's collection.
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Millet to Matisse: 19th and 20th Century French Painting from Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
From february 26 to may 25 2003
A selection of 64 paintings including works from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Modern periods by masters such as Monet, Renoir, Cassatt, Cézanne, van Gogh, and Picasso.
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Philippe No - Stage left, stage right
From february 25 to march 18 2003
Through more than twenty paintings and some thirty drawings, Philippe No explores the diversity of human experiences.
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Blast to Freeze, British art of the XXth century
From february 25 to may 11 2003
A short history of a great British review that groups together all the names of the world of art since WW I up to the disappearance of the Soviet Union.
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Ramsa: Sitting down to eat
From february 25 to march 29 2003
Four photographs Se mettre à table (Sitting down at the table) (2001), nine digital photos La cerise sur le gâteau (The icing on the cake) and four videos by Ramsa criticize the bourgeois meal.
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Surrealist muse : Lee Miller, Roland Penrose, Man Ray
From february 25 to june 15 2003
Lee Miller's itinerary through some one hundred photographs, and a selection of paintings and works in different techniques. One discovers simultaneously his photographs and documentaries regarding WW II, the IIIrd Reich and Hitler's [...]
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The art of Adolf Wölfli
From february 25 to may 18 2003
Some one hundred works by the painter, poet, drawer and composer Adolf Wölfli (1864-1930), whose work in almost its totality is presented in the USA for the first time.
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Frantz Lecarpentier
From february 24 to march 15 2003
For the second year in a row, Lacarpentier is back in the La Capitale gallery to unveil to the public his recent creations, paintings and drawings. With a turbulent and controled writing the artist has a look that is out of sync at the beings [...]
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From Renoir to Stael : Roberto Longhi and the moderns
From february 23 to june 30 2003
A century of art -from the French impressionists to the artists after WW II -commented by famous art critic Roberto Longhi. Nearly two hundred works by some fifty artists, among which Boccioni, De Chirico, Cézanne, Kandinsky and Sisley.
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The endless enigma : Dalí and the magicians of multiple meaning
From february 22 to june 9 2003
Anamorphoses have always existed, on every continent. Significant examples are grouped together here with works by Dalí, Arcimboldo, Max Ernst or Man Ray, as well as pieces of traditional Chinese, African and Persian art.
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Art collection Neue Börse
From february 22 to may 25 2003
The Börse collection is travelling from Frankfurt to Malaga for the opening of the new museum of contemporary art. An event that is marked by the presence of German artists such as Candida Höfer, Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, Thomas [...]
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Luis Bisbe
From february 22 to april 11 2003
Spanish artist Luis Bisbe (born in Malaga in 1965), of international reknown, has created an installation entirely in elastics for the opening of the museum. The movement of the spectator an the change of perspective are integral parts [...]
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Mads Gamdrup
From february 22 to april 11 2003
In his first monographic exhibit in Spain, the Danish artist presents two photrographic series, named 21.06.1999 and 21.06.2002. Snapshots from the Norwegian and Zimbabwean sky to the Summer solstice.
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Abd-el-Kader and Algeria at 19th c.
From february 22 to april 21 2003
Aside from the presentation of objects that belonged to emir Abd-el-kader, kept at the Condé Museum, this is a demonstation of Algerian life in the XIXth century, the political, military and every day life.
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The stripped man - Expressionist drawings and engravings
From february 22 to june 22 2003
Lithographs, etchings, xylographies and drawings illustrate the different graphic means used by the expressionists in their interpretation of the nude and the portrait. Freed from any of society's constraints, artists such as Kirchner, [...]
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Hans-Peter Feldmann
From february 22 to june 15 2003
By associating his own photographs with others collected in different supports (magazines, books, albums), Hans-Peter Feldmann presents his conceptual works, since the 1970s, based on the notion of time.
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Impressionism and Scandinavia
From february 22 to may 25 2003
180 paintings highlight the influence of French impressionist on Scandinavian painters. Works by Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Édouard Manet, Edgar Degas, and also Anders Zorn, Karl Nordström, Nils Kreuger, [...]
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Italian painting from Perugin to Guardi
From february 22 to may 26 2003
Some fifty beautiful pieces, from the museum's Italian collection from the XVth to the XVIIIth centuries, dialogue with paintings by grat masters, lent by prestigious collections.
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Shine
From february 22 to april 20 2003
Dreams and visions of the future in contemporary visual arts, through various works, among others, by Walter Da Maria, Jean Marc Spaans, Paul Cox, Martin Creed, Christian Jankowski, Tracey Moffatt, Saskia Olde Wolbers and Fiona Tan.
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Anita *Conti, original prints
From february 21 to june 7 2003
The one who was named The lady from the sea was discovered in 1998 at the moment a book came out on her work on oceans and sailors. The galerie Vu exhibits the original works done by the photographer herself and noted in her own handwriting. [...]
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Sadegh Tirafkan
From february 21 to april 19 2003
The series of self portraits of the Iranian artist, photos accompanied by calligraphic drawings, wishes to break the taboo of the masculin body in Iran. This series Body curves and inscriptions is accompanied by a video showing the punishent [...]
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Rémy *Zaugg, about death II, 1999-2002
From february 21 to april 12 2003
Already presented at the Bâle art fair, the series Limited Art Project is entirely exhibited. This frieze recalls the macabre medieval dances, in particular the frieze done in 1440 by Hans Holbein the younger.
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Louis Soutter and the modern
From february 21 to may 4 2003
Louis Soutter's work, to be rediscovered through 20 paintings and works on paper, in a dialogue with works by his contemporaries such as Picasso, Matisse, Gris, Léger, Klee or even his cousin Le Corbusier.
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Black and white, colour : 1000 photos of Amsterdam, 1945 to now
From february 21 to may 5 2003
One thousand photos trace the great events that marked the history of Amsterdam, from 1945 to our day. From the post-war reconstruction in the 50s to the turbulent 60s, passing through the numerous restructurings the Dutch capital [...]
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On Kawara, conciousness, Meditation, watchers on the hill
From february 21 to april 12 2003
The exhibit groups together thirty-six Date-Paintings, done between 1966 and 2002, completed by a drawing seldom shown, Sundays of 100 years, as well as 150 telegrams sent to friends since 1970 and always with the same message, «I am still [...]
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Malick Sidibé
From february 21 to may 4 2003
A native from Bamako, in Mali, Malick Sidibé is one of the major artists from the African continent in the field of photography. Eighty snapshots unseen to this day take a look at daily life: portraits of women, groups in costumes, [...]
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The contemporary discontinuity in modern art
From february 21 to april 21 2003
A selection of 100 works produced between 1966 and 1975 by artists who played a major role in the transformation of art at this period.
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Charlotte Perriand, Jean Prouvé's workshop
From february 20 to may 31 2003
At the beginning of the 1950s, Charlotte Perriand was chosen to redo the building of Air France inBrazzaville aimed at housing the expatriated personnel. Together with Jean Prouvé, she did all the furniture. Inthis exhibit, a selection [...]
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Benanteur. The 80s : paintings, watercolours, drawings, books, prints
From february 20 to march 22 2003
The spotlight is on a period of Benanteur's artistic itinerary, through a wide selection of techniques and supports. According to Marc Hérissé, "we are here in the heart of a real impressionism putting aside any figuration, the figuration [...]
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Luxury textiles East and West: Ceremony and celebration
From february 20 to july 20 2003
Rare examples or ceremonial clothes from the XIVth to the XXth centuries, issued from the permanent collection.
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Sacred symbols : 4000 years of primitive art in America
From february 20 to april 28 2003
The third stop of the trip for this exhibit dedicated to the ancient American civilization, through a selection of 125 pieces dating back to 2000 B.C. until the arrival of the first Europeans in the XVIth century.
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Paule Ameline - Ten years of binding 1992 - 2002
From february 20 to march 30 2003
The woman who gave a second wind to the art of contemporary binding presents ten years of creation. An original work made up of books full bound in cloth or with decorations. And more recently, works fully bound in leather with patterns [...]
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Daniel Spoerri, coincidence as Master
From february 20 to june 1 2003
A nomad and a polyvalent artist, Daniel Spoerri has assembled throughout his numerous trips daily objects which he has transformed and staged in his paintings. Witnesses of these wanderings, 150 works of which many from the Tableaux [...]
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J.M.W. Turner, sea and light
From february 20 to may 18 2003
A master in the art of capturing light and its atmospheric effects, Turner never ceased observing nature and its manifestations. Some sixty watercolors, lent by the Tate Britain, join four works by the artist kept at the Gulbenkian [...]
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Spirits, gold and the shaman. Museo del Oro of Colombia
From february 19 to may 25 2003
271 pieces, among which 108 in gold, from the Gold Museum in Colombia, illustrate the cults and mythologies of prehispanic cultures.
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Titien
From february 19 to may 18 2003
Few individuals have had a greater influence on the development of Western painting than Titian. Some of his most famous paintings are brought together, including Flora and Danae, as well as Bacchus and Ariadne and his portrait of Philip [...]
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From Ingres to Bonnard. Works from the Petit Palais
From february 18 to may 11 2003
From Historic painting to Impressionism going through realism, the evolution of French painting is illustrated through some sixty paintings, drawings and engravings by Corot, Ingres, Courbet, Millet, Gauguin, Redon, Cézanne and Bonnard.
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The Abdi years
From february 18 to april 13 2003
The institute comes back on twenty years of cration by Algerian designer Abdi. Pieces that are halfway between two influences. The Western due to his adoptive country, France, and Oriental due his Algerian origins.
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Abdallah Benanteur, the painter of poets
From february 18 to april 27 2003
In the framework of the year of Algeria in France, this retrospective of Abdallah Benanteur's groups together paintings, artist books, watercolors, drawings and engravings, done between 1960 and 2002, thah show a poetic work with enlighting [...]
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Picasso: from caricature to the style metamorphosis
From february 18 to may 18 2003
"The Picasso style" shown clearly through more than 400 pieces -drawings, paintings, sculptures, ceramics, engravings, photographs -that represent his creative itinerary and come from prestigious public and private collections.
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Vermeer and the Dutch interior
From february 18 to may 18 2003
41 genre paintings, from great international public collections, study the Dutch interior in Vermeer's work and that of his contemporary artists, among which Gerard ter Borch, Pieter de Hooch, Gabriel Metsu, Gerrit Dou, Jan Steen and Emanuel [...]
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Jacques Trovic
From february 18 to april 17 2003
Ever since his childhood, Jacques Trovic does his own tapestry, hal way between embroidery and patchwork. His compositions tell with light and warmth the daily universe of the mining country in which he lives. Twenty-seven monumental [...]
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Just look at your face ! Part two
From february 17 to march 15 2003
Body and face caught inthe lens of different artists, among them Nan Goldin, Nicole Tran Ba Vang, Véronika Bromova, Fabrice Hybert, Erwin Olaf and Philippe Assalit.
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Bruno Schmeltz
From february 17 to march 2 2003
A master in the art of trompe-l'oeil, Bruno Schmetlz does life-size hyper-realist portraits of men. Thirty years of creation marked by the alliance of opposites: natural and technology, dressed and nude, work and rest.
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Fernand Léger
From february 17 to may 18 2003
Among the many forms of art the painter flirted with, tapestry only atracted him towards the end of his life. It was in 1952 that he did his first piece, Nature morte à l'étoile polychrome. It is exhibited for the first time in France, [...]
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Exhibition of the drawing competition, organised by the newspaper "Le soir"
From february 16 to march 2 2003
This year, the contest's theme was African animals. About a thousand drawings will be shown.
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Renoir and Algeria
From february 16 to may 11 2003
In the middle of th eexhibit, a painting by Renoir from the collection at the Clark Institute museum: Mademoiselle Fleury dans un costume algérien, to which we can add some fifteen landscapes, portraits and genre scenes done during [...]
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Shakespeare through arts
From february 16 to june 15 2003
A source of inspiration for many painters, Shakespeare's work is reborn through 80 paintings from different European schools from the XVIIIth and XIXth centuries, with artists such as Hogarth, Füssli, Blake, Hayez, Turner, Delacroix, [...]
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Vik Muniz
From february 15 to april 13 2003
A selection from the last ten years of creation of Vik Muniz. Images of modern culture, his subjects are treated in unusual and often ephemeral materials, such as chocolate, sugar, dust, syrup...
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Germany the twenties : the New objectivity
From february 15 to may 11 2003
The graphic production of some thirty artists from the New Objectivity demonstrates the political and social situation of the period between the two wars in Germany. A cold and realistic creation, between modernity and traditionalism, [...]
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Margaret Bourke-White : the photography of design, 1927-1936
From february 15 to may 11 2003
The first decade of creation by photographer Margaret Bourke-White seen through 140 original shots and documents from archives.
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De Jasper Johns a Jeff Koons
From february 15 to september 7 2003
Among the 120 works chosen in the collection of Californian collectors Eli and Edythe Broad, we see important pieces by Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, Roy Lichtenstein, Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman and Charles Ray. We also note [...]
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Beauford Delaney: The color yellow
From february 15 to may 4 2003
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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Stan Douglas, filmes-installations and photographs
From february 15 to april 21 2003
Using cinema techniques, Douglas crates intense emotional experiences that lead the spectator to the deepest parts of his subjects psychology.Three films are presented: Poursuite, peur, catastrophe; Le Détroit et Voyage dans la peur.
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Valérie Favre, recent works
From february 15 to april 27 2003
Valérie Favre's first monographic exhibit in France, with some sixty works, essentially paintigns adn drawings. Figurative or ficticious, his art which combines imaginary and unusual elements is inspired from our contemporary society.
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Douglas Gordon
From february 15 to march 22 2003
The galery inaugurates its new area with the presentation of recen tworks by the conceptualist artist Douglas Gordon. Three years following his retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, he is back with a serie sof films, [...]
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William Merritt Chase : Four paintings from the Lilly Endowment collection
From february 15 to may 4 2003
Among the most significative examples of American impressionist art.
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Annika von Hausswolff in x-rays
From february 15 to may 4 2003
Annika von Hausswolff's work based essentially on photography, gets its inspiration from magazines, ads and art history, and creates disquieting universes.
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Gottfried Honegger : tableaux, reliefs, sculptures
From february 14 to march 29 2003
An ensemble of depth-paintings, folding-sculptures and a series of bevellings on paper by Gottfried Honegger initiate the public to games of colored resonances.
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Ana Laura Aloez - Beauty cabinet prototype
From february 14 to april 6 2003
Beauty and feminity are the major themes of this exhibit that enhances the ephemeral and superficial aspects of the world of fashion and makeup, and offers thoughts on appearance and the body.
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Acentury of chairs
From february 14 to october 12 2003
All the different aspects of chairs: the aesthetic, functional, material and technologic evolution... Visitors can appreciate rare prototypes and the first editions or try dozens of other chairs made available to them!
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Louise Bourgeois, life as art
From february 14 to june 22 2003
Follow the evolution of modern art, from surrealism to present day creation, through the work of Louise Bourgeois.
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An imperial collection : women artists from the State Hermitage Museum
From february 14 to june 18 2003
Rarely exhibited outside Russia or Europe, 49 sculptures, paintings and watercolours by Christina Robertson, Angelica Kauffman and Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun between others, prove the importance of the contribution of women artists [...]
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Carlos Kusnir
From february 14 to march 22 2003
The Contemporary Art Regional Fund of the Provence and Côte d'Azur, together with the Red District Galery, present the last works by painter Carlos Kusnir, among which two videos and a series of musical facades, painted or painted [...]
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Tears - Jean-Michel Othoniel
From february 14 to may 19 2003
Jean-Michel Othoniel's installation, done together with Mexican craftsmen, groups together 17 bottles in industrial glass, in different shapes and sizes, in which nearly 1000 objects, equally in glass, float.
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Greek memorie
From february 14 to may 11 2003
Around Ganymède taken by Zeus metamorphosed as an eagle, a large polychrome figure, numerous works among which ceramics, figurines and coins, as well as vases from Southern Italy from the Vth and VIth centuries, take us to a world [...]
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Vincent and Helen
From february 14 to october 12 2003
For the 150th anniversary of Vincent Van Gogh's birth, 87 paintings and 200 drawings demonstrate the passion Hélène Kröller-Müller had for the famous painter.
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Vincent's choice: The musée imaginaire of Van Gogh
From february 14 to june 15 2003
For the 150th anniversary of Van Gogh's birth, 150 works for one to discover and rediscover. A large selection that sheds light on the artist's multiple aspects.
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Bernard Pras
From february 13 to april 15 2003
Originally a sculptor and painter, it was in 1997 that Bernard Pras turned towards photography. He gathers ordinary consumer objects and then photographs them.
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Salome, dance and decadence
From february 13 to may 11 2003
A mythical figure mentioned in the gospel, Salome is constantly present throughout artistic creation in the XIXth and XXth centuries. Some fifty works -paintings, decorative arts, photography, litterature -allude to the character's [...]
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Éric Bourret, photographs 1993 - 2002
From february 13 to march 5 2003
An abstract and renewed vision of nature and world patrimony in Eric Bourret's lens.
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Benedikt Birkenbach
From february 13 to april 13 2003
Made up of large-dimensioned pieces of wood assembled or opposed, the installation imposes itself while giving free rein to the visitor's imagination.
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Carl Poul Petersen, silversmith
From february 13 to april 13 2003
Carl Poul Petersen (1895-1977) introduced modern Danish silver design in Quebec. Seventy pieces illustrate the diversity of his work.
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Rolph Scarlett, art, design and jewellery
From february 13 to april 13 2003
About 160 pieces (paintings, gouache, theatre sets, jewels and object designs) illustrate the career of the Canadian artist Rolph Scarlett (1889-1984).
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Max Beckmann
From february 13 to may 5 2003
Nearly 150 paintings, including triptychs, are an opportunity to look through all of the work of one of the greatest artists of the XXth century.
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Exodus: Photographs by Sebastião Salgado
From february 13 to june 1 2003
Over the last 30 years Salgado's paintings have demonstrated human distress. 300 of them show, without any voyeurism nor sordid look, the violence and precariousness of human beings in search of a better life.
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Matisse-Picasso
From february 13 to may 19 2003
After Paris, the confrontation between the two key figures of XXth century art continues in Long Island. Some one hundred paintings,thirty sculptures and some forty drawings trace the semi-competitive, semi-fraternal dialogue betweenthe [...]
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Nicolas Vial
From february 13 to may 12 2003
Following his succesful exhibit in Paris, Nicolas Vial has set up in Toulon.Illustrator and press drawer, he is also a painter. His works, Indian ink and acrylic drawings on canvas, are all on the theme of the sea, one of the painter's [...]
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Art of the ballets russes
From february 12 to may 4 2003
More than seventy costume and theatre set designs, as well as thirty or more somptuous costumes designed by masters of modern art such as Matisse, Picasso and de Chirico, evoke the revolutionary performances of the ballets russes.
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Hélène Launois, electrifies paintings
From february 12 to march 30 2003
Paris seen by Héléne Launois. A work that combines painting, collage, language and electric lights.
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The brilliance of Bakst : theater and textile designs from Baltimore collections
From february 12 to may 4 2003
Between others, about twenty textile designs by Leon Bakst, issued from the Maryland Institute College of Art collection, shown for the first time since 1929.
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Degas and the dance
From february 12 to may 11 2003
In an atmosphere inspired from the ballet of the XIXth century, over ne hundred works, some of them never seen before, from 97 collections, accompanied by sketches of costumes and photographs of dancers the artist used as models.
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John the Painter
From february 12 to june 15 2003
A selection of paintings, drawings and photographs focus on this Irish self-taught and little known painter, who developped a very personal vision of Cork.
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Alfred Reth
From february 12 to march 11 2003
Alfred Reth is considered as a major artist of the beginning of the XXth century. Yet he has rarely exhibited since 1923. The Hungarian Institute will put a remedy to that by presenting his most important works such as The Hubin restaurant [...]
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Magritte
From february 11 to june 9 2003
René Magritte is back for a major exhibit after 23 years of absence from the Parisian scene. For this occasion, The Jeu de Paume Gallerie has brought together over one hundred paintings, collages, original objects and photographs to underline [...]
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Musical analogies : Kandinsky and his contemporaries
From february 11 to may 25 2003
"The world sings", according to Kandinsky, suggesting that music is a reference for the development of abstract painting. A musical-pictural alliance exhibited through the work of artists wh were contemporary to the Russian painter.
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The artists of the Pharaoh, Deir-el-Medina and the Royal valley
From february 11 to may 18 2003
After Paris and Brussels, Torino hosts these artists who worked for the Pharaoh's glory. Between the Nile and the Valley of the Kings, Deir-el-Médineh, a true village of artists where sculptors, printers, painters and artists lived, [...]
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Lucian Freud
From february 9 to may 25 2003
Large retrospective of the work of Lucian Freud. Over one hundred and forty paintings, drawings and etchings, including key works.
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Sargent and Italy
From february 9 to may 11 2003
Famous for his portraits of the English and American aristocracy, John Singer Sargent was very attached to Italy, his native country and its great source of inspiration. Following a first passage in Italy, the 60 paintings and 30 watercolors [...]
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Thomas Gainsborough, 1727-1788
From february 9 to may 11 2003
An exceptional ensemble of the artist's paintings and drawings crosses the Atlantic, after being hosted by the Tate Britain in London.
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Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse
From february 9 to may 25 2003
This first exhibit dedicated to Modigliani in the USA over the last forty years brings together some sixty paintings, sculptures and drawings by the artist, associated to works by Brancusi, Matisse, Picasso and Soutine.
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Henriette Lambert
From february 8 to april 27 2003
The first retrospective for this local artist. Over one hundred paintings trace his work from 1950 to our day. Half-way between abstractin and figuration, his landscapes -fragments of sea spaces, pieces of land, architecture in tones [...]
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Moderna Museet c/o Malmö Konsthall
From february 8 to may 4 2003
The Moderna Museet collections are exhibited in the Malmö Konsthall. Between others, figure Marcel Duchamp, Alexander Calder, Meret Oppenheim, Ebba Matz, Öyvind Fahlström, Nobuyoshi Araki and Irving Penn.
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François Morellet, sculptures
From february 8 to april 5 2003
François Morellet's recent sculptures are inspired by the series of decimals of the number "Pi". Four series -1,2,3, Pi hippique, Super positions and Raté (Ruined)- plunge the public into the heart of algebra art.
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Authouart - The great canyon of the supermarket of the pictures - Retrospective 1970 - 2002
From february 8 to june 15 2003
The largest retrospective dedicated to Daniel Authouart. Two installations, 23 paintings and over 100 drawings reflect the global work of the artist constantly inspired by the world around him.
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Pier Arts Centre collection
From february 8 2003 to january 25 2004
The Pier Arts Centre in Orkney is closing for renovation. During one year, the Tate St Ives gallery will be showing its collection of paintings and sculptures by local artists, such as Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson, Margaret Mellis, [...]
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Constable - a breath of fresh air
From february 8 to april 27 2003
Over 70 works -paintings, drawings and sketches -trace the artist's career. His love of nature and of British landscapes made him a particulary popular artist in Great Britain.
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The musée des Beaux-Arts revisited
From february 8 to june 8 2003
The museum offers a new presentation of the works from its permanent collection following an itinerary punctuated by major works such as The shepperds' worship by Alessandro Magnasco.
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Hughie O'Donoghue
From february 8 to may 11 2003
The relationship between print, drawing and painting in Hughie O'Donoghue's work.
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Parmigianino and the european mannerism
From february 8 to may 15 2003
For the fifth cnetennial of Parmigiani's birth, the Galeria Nazionale has brought together nearly 150 works of art - frescoes, paintings, drawigs and engravings -by this great master of Italian mannierism. One discovers his influence [...]
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Alvin Booth
From february 7 to march 31 2003
A selection of feminine nudes by British artist Alvin Booth. Both umoristic and sensual, these images combine allusions to classicism and a deep, contemporary sense of aesthetics.
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Art between night and day
From february 7 to march 8 2003
The Finnish Institute plunges the visitors into a night universe inorder to present he original drawings by Julia Vuori which illustrate the work for children Art between night and day by historian Marjatta Levanto.
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Jana Sterbak
From february 7 to april 20 2003
A retrospective dedicated to this Canadian artist, who caused a sensation in 1987 by creating a dress in raw meat.
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Pierre Alechinsky, recent lithographies realised at the editions Atelier Clot in Paris
From february 7 to april 2 2003
A selection of lithographs in black and white, done by Alechinsky at the Clot Workshop in Paris between 1987 and 2002, are proof of his graphic and expressionist virtuosity.
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The joy of collecting in Baroque
From february 7 to may 11 2003
The Schönborn-Buchheim collection (Wien) and the Baron Samuel von Brukenthal collection (Sibiu/Hermannstadt).
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Carpeaux in Private Collections
From february 7 to may 7 2003
Coïnciding with the publication of the reasoned catalogue of the work of Carpeaux, established by Alain Richarme and Michel Poletti, Carcasonne gathers the artist's sculptures from different private collections.
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Gods as Men - Rhenish engravings from the early XVIth century
From february 7 to april 27 2003
An ensemble of over 100 prints, one drawing from the Print Cabinet and drawings of Strasbourg underline the influence of the Renaissance inGermanic printing between 1520 and 1550. Artists from Leyde or Germans such as Altdorfer, Aldegrever [...]
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René Gruau
From february 7 to 27 2003
René Gruau, one of the masters of graphism and of advertising illustration, has worked with the greatest -Chanel, Dior, Balmain... Some forty advertising drawings, postcards, lithographs, sketches and posters offer a wide range of seventy [...]
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Steve McQueen, speaking in tongues
From february 7 to april 20 2003
For his first personal exhibit in Paris, the artist presents four recent video installations using the close-up plan, the centering or editing of fixed images into a film.
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The spirit of modernity: From Goya to Giacometti. Works on paper from the E. W. Kornfeld collection
From february 7 to june 8 2003
82 works from the Swiss Kornfeld collection, of which 78 on paper and four bronze sculptures -done between 1820 and 1964 by 17 artists of the XIXth and XXth centuries. Among them Seurat, Redon, Modigliani, Brancusi, Klimt and Schiele.
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Sun Cheol Kwun
From february 6 to march 28 2003
The 33 faces painted in large format (160 x 10 cm) in Indian ink translate the suffering of the Korean people by their expressionist graphism. Kwun Sun Cheol has become the witness of his country, Korea, divided in two since 1948.
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François Arnal, paintings from 1975 to 1982
From february 6 to march 15 2003
The fourth part of this exhibit dedicated to the work of François Arnal. Following a 5-year pause to dedicate himself to design, the period from 1975 to 1982 marks a return to painting. Three series are presneted: Les Voyeurs, Champs [...]
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No man's land. The photographs of Lynne Cohen
From february 6 to march 30 2003
A complete exam of Lynne Cohen's photographic work, from the 70s to today. Her work reveals a fascination for men and their environment, and opens a window on North-American society.
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Primitive art of the Iapyges
From february 6 to march 29 2003
A unique exhibit. Eighty seven ceramic pieces from the VIth and Vth centuries B.C. shed light for us on a little-known culture from Southern Italy, the Iapyges, a people from the Apulie region. These vases from necropolis, in terracotta [...]
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The art and life of Jacob Lawrence
From february 6 to may 4 2003
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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Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879)
From february 6 to may 26 2003
Over one hundred images by Julia Margaret Cameron make up this itinerary around her two favorite subjects: portraits and disguises. She started her career at the age of 48, and became one of the key figures in the history of photography.
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Italie opened.. after all - 25 years of Italies
From february 6 to 28 2003
Some thirty photographs in black and white, by Genovese photographer Claudio Belluccini, trace the initiatory and romantic itinerary of twenty-five years of wanderings through Italy.
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Anita Molinero, sculptures
From february 6 to april 12 2003
A twenty-year artistic itinerary enlightened by the Parvis, offering a series of sculptures exclusively composed by non-treated or reprocessed matter, to denounce the consequences of our consumer society.
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La *Poste, the mail adventure
From february 6 to june 1 2003
Two hundred objects and documents trace the history of stamps and the postal service from its origins to our times.Among the pieces shown there is a messenger coffer from the XVth century, a letter dated January 1, 1849 -the first [...]
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Tom Thomson (1877-1917)
From february 6 to may 4 2003
A major retrospective of the works of Canadian landscape artist Tom Thomson, the forerunner of the Group of Seven. Over 140 oil sketches, graphic works and paintings, as well as some paintings by his contemporaries reveal to the public [...]
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Kim Sooja
From february 5 to april 20 2003
Before being presented in 2004 at Düsseldorf, the work of Korean artist Kim Sooja makes a stop over in Lyon. Installations inspired from the traditional Korean material and from video, in which it conjugates the notions of body and spirit.
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Marie Amar: Leaves
From february 5 to march 14 2003
Eleven recent, large format photographs (150 x 120 cm), using nature as matter, divert it and redimension it, to transform it into an allegory of life and death.
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Miriam Cahn
From february 5 to april 20 2003
In the 70s the Swiss artist was proud of drawing in black and white. Later on she began to draw and introduce color and photography in her creations. Over two hundred works are grouped together in Madrid.
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A fantastic bestiary - Avisseau and the crockery of Tours (1840-1910)
From february 5 to may 12 2003
Charles-Jean Avisseau, a key figure of ceramic creation in the XIXth century, dedicated his genius ot the study of nature which he reproduced by giving the illusion of reality. Fish plates, vases, rustic basins reveal an art that is situated [...]
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Across the fields and across the villages
From february 5 to march 17 2003
The museum takes on an ecological aspect and offers rural themes of Breton inspiration in its collections, with among others works by Amiet, Bernard, Clairin, Deyrolle or even Seguin.
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Constable to Delacroix : British art and the French romantics 1815-1840
From february 5 to may 11 2003
The artistic exchanges between France and Great Britain at the end of the Romantic period, through works by Constable, Géricault, Turner, Ingres, Bonington and Delacroix, from great international collections.
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The *geniuses of the sea : masterpieces of the naval sculpture
From february 5 2003 to february 2 2004
77 masterpieces drawn from the rich collections of the Musée national de la Marine are on display. The occasion to admire monumental figureheads, sumptuous stern, among other navy French sculptures.
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Kazari : decoration and design in Japan, 15th-19th centuries
From february 5 to april 13 2003
Three chronologic sections,Muromachi (1392-1573), Momoyama (1573-1615), and Edo (1615-1868) show the importance of decorative arts in Japanese culture, based on a selection of objects from different major British, Japanese and American [...]
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Kazari : decoration and design in Japan, 15th-19th centuries (part 2)
From february 5 to april 13 2003
Organized in three chronologic sections, Muromachi (1392-1573), Momoyama (1573-1615), and Edo (1615-1868), the exhibit demonstrates the importance of the decorative arts in Japanese culture, starting with a selection of objects from [...]
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Caspar Wolf (1735-1783) - A painter in search of the Alps
From february 5 to april 27 2003
Upon the request of Berlin publisher Wagner who wished to carry out an album of prints of the Alps, Caspar Wolf executed nearly 150 paintings on cardboard between 1773 and 1779. Done on the motive, they are then transferred to cloth [...]
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Lee Han-Woo
From february 4 to 28 2003
Lee Han-Woo, a landscape artist well-known in his native Korea, associates traditional painting and Western technique.
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Black out, contemporary japanese photography
From february 4 to april 12 2003
A contrasted panorama of Japanese photography of these last few years through the works of young photographers.
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Pete Papadakis
From february 4 to march 2 2003
According to Pete Papadakis, his paintings and carvings are the logical culmination of his life, which he spent mostly in engineering.
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Montien Boonma : temple of the mind
From february 4 to may 11 2003
First major exhibition of Montien Boonma (1953-2000) : a work inspired by Buddhism.
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Joe Scanlan
From february 4 to march 23 2003
Joe Scanlan transforms for his first monographic exhibit a commercial product into a work of art in an installation that has its own sense of humor.
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Asingular vision: the Melvin Blake and Franck Purnell legacy
From february 4 to august 24 2003
Exhibition organized following the acquisition by the museum of a 60- pieces set of the Blake-Purnell collection. THanks to that, the museum welcomes his first painting by Magritte, Paul Delvaux, Lucian Freud and the first representation [...]
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Treasures of silver - The Froment-Meurice, romantic silversmiths
From february 4 to june 29 2003
An exhibit dedicated to major works of the greatest dynasty of Parisian jewellers of the XIXth century, the Froment-Meurice. Civilian silver, religious jewels and silver work from the greatest collections show this exceptional know-how.
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Thomas Struth
From february 4 to may 18 2003
About eighty photographs by the German artist Thomas Struth, dated from 1977 to today, are shown : his portfolio Streets of New York presented in its entirety for the first time since 1978, examples from his Museum series, and a selection [...]
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Paintings from the 50's-60's: 26 artists from Ackerman to Wagner
From february 3 to 22 2003
A representative choice of paintings from the 50s and 60s. Among the artists we have Ackerman, Christofaneti, Mathiot, Truphemus, Cesar, Goetz, Bores and Lesieur.
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Ansel Adams at 100
From february 2 to april 27 2003
Ansel Adams is one of the great 20th century photographers. This celebration of the centenary of the artist's birth in 1902 brings together over 110 images, in a reevaluation of his work.
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Camille Claudel reveled... by Boucher and Rodin
From february 1 to may 18 2003
Through some fifty marbles, bronzes, plaster and terracotta, the exhibit sheds light on the determining influence Alfred Boucher and August Rodin had on Camille Claudel's work. Photos of that era illustrate the life of that exceptional [...]
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Risa Sato
From february 1 to march 1 2003
In a search for intimacy with the spectator, young Japonese artist Risa Sato presents inflatable sculptures, as well as drawings, photographs and videos.
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Arles and photography
From february 1 to march 30 2003
180 photographs signed by Man Ray, Adams, Dora Maar, Brassaï, Brodovitch, Dieuzaide...
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Buddhist Art : the later tradition
From february 1 to september 7 2003
Drawn from the permanent collection of the Harvard University Art Museum and featuring a number of recent acquisitions, this exhibition focuses on Chinese, Korean and Japanese works of the 8th through the 20th century, including sculptures, [...]
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David Goldblatt
From february 1 to march 30 2003
This retrospective exhibition of the South-African photographer David Goldblatt comprises approximatively two hundred works, reflecting the political and social tensions in South Africa, from 1948 to today.
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Hommage to Raoul Dufy
From february 1 to march 30 2003
To commemorate the one hundred years of the death of Raoul Dufy, the museum exhibits some thirty works by the artist -drawings, watercolors, gouaches -from its collections.
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André Kertész, distortions
From february 1 to may 4 2003
Some fifty photographs in black and white from the series of the Distortions by André Kertész (1894-1985) are exhibited for the first time in the Netherlands. Done in 1933, these feminine nudes deformed by mirors, are impregnated with [...]
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Rétrospective d'André Jouault (1904-1987)
From february 1 to march 26 2003
A non-typical painter who is impossible to classify, André Jouault was he friend of the great painters of his generation, among them Cocteau, Derain, Chagall, Miro, Brayer and Cheyssial. This retrospective brings together some one hundred [...]
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Fratelli Alinari, photographs in Firenze - 150 years that illustrate the world, 1852/2002
From february 1 to june 2 2003
An historical and iconographic itinerary through some 600 photographic documents of the famous Florentine studio of the Alinari brothers, foreruners of photographic art.Their institution holds today one of the most important archives [...]
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