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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.

Jean-Pierre Khazem
From april 30 to june 1 2003
Jean-Pierre Khazem's photographs combine an esthetics of fashion and advertising with artistic intentions, in a research on identity and representation.
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Abstractions : abstract art in French community in the XXth century
From april 30 to june 15 2003
A panorama of the abstract tendencies in Frnce in the XXth century, from Lacasse and Baugniet to Wéry et Frère, not forgetting Delahaut, Leblanc and Mortier...
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Abstract art in Wallonie and to Brussels
From april 30 to june 15 2003
On the margin of the major foyers of abstraction such as Russia, Germany and the Netherlands, the exhibit recalls the participation of Belgian artists to this plastic revolution. Through works like Cailloux by Lacasse, contemporary [...]
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André Derain (1880-1954)
From april 30 to july 9 2003
The gallery pays homage to André Dérain in its large Spring exhibit. Nearly two hundred drawings never seen before and some fifteen sculptures, exhibited for the first time, come join the watercolors, pastels and paintings for a journey [...]
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Henri Cartier-Bresson
From april 30 to july 27 2003
France's Bibliothèque Nationale gives a glance at the photographer's career, not only through certain photos, famous or never seen before but equally through paintings, sculptures and personal objects. Three hundred and fifty works [...]
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The mysteries of Neaples, neapolitan paintings from 17th to 18th centuries
From april 30 to september 30 2003
Following the exhibit in 2002 dedicated to decors painted in Baroque Rome, the museum continues with Napolitan painting from the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries. Thanks to the fund of Ajaccio and exceptional loans from French and Italian [...]
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Saharas of Algeria, unexpected paradises
From april 30 to october 12 2003
The visitor is invited to a crossing of the Algerian desert. The Sahara has always fascinated but it remains badly known. The exhibit lifts the veil that is over its residents, its history seen through the stones engraved over 6000 [...]
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Joachim Blüher's selection
From april 29 to may 28 2003
The Picardie FRAC entrusts a guest to chose the drawings exhibited. Joachim Blüher suggests a walk where portraits and foliage meet. He brings forward works by Pierre Alechinsky, Jean-Michel Basquiat, André Masson and Henri Michaux.
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Marc Chagall, The one who says things whithout saying anything"
From april 29 to july 15 2003
Some thirty works from the 1950s, a period of Chagall's not very well-known, and which corresponds to his return to France. Made of oils on canvas, this group of works on paper and of ceramics reflects the artist's discovery of the colors [...]
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Visions and Utopias, Architectural drawings from the MOMA New York
From april 29 to august 3 2003
Over two hundred drawings to visit the XIXth century, from Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier to Koolhaas and Libeskind. Taken from the prestigious collection of the MOMA, these pages allow us to confirm architecture drawings as a genre [...]
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Spirit Scenes, contemporary japanese photographs, act 2
From april 29 to june 28 2003
Eleven artists offer their vision of the world. Eiko Hosoe, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Iroko Inoue, Chie Yasuda and Tomoaki Ishihara unveil the hidden face of reality through photos taken without any tricks nor editing.
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Too much : fancy jewels from the Barbara Berger collection
From april 29 to august 31 2003
The exhibit traces the history of ornaments in the fashion of the XXth century: costume jewelry from the 1920s to the 1960s signed by Roger Jean-Pierre or else Chanel with different laces and accessories from the Rebé house.
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Laurence Weiner, Jonathan Monk
From april 29 to june 3 2003
Two artists familiar with the Yvon Lambert gallery present their recent works. Lawrence Weiner takes over two rooms with an ensemble of pieces of recent texts and also offers a readaptation of a work shown for the first time in the gallery [...]
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Alexej Jawlensky. Magical Images. The Retrospective
From april 27 to september 21 2003
With Kandinsky or Malevitch, Jawlensky is one of the main Russian painters of the XXth century. Some one hundred paintings and works on paper trace his itinerary, from his realist beginnings to Meditations to the end of his life, without [...]
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Elisabeth Amblard
From april 26 to june 1 2003
Five series: Cloud, Garden, Wild flowers, Moons and the ficus among which drawings in ballpoint pen and paintings, around the theme of the hive. One single changing form entity but made of a multitude of elements.
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Sarah *Morris - Orchide Lounge
From april 26 to june 6 2003
The artist presents in his exhibit in Paris five new paintings from the series Pools as well as Miami, his fourth film. Halfway between the documentary, an urban biography and non narrative fiction, the movie is slightly out of focus [...]
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Takashi Murakami - Superflat monogram
From april 26 to june 6 2003
Takeshi Murakami worked together with Marc Jacobs on the famous Louis Vuitton monogram, by giving it his own color palett, by creating new characters, but also by imagining new products and new shop windows.
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Sean Scully
From april 26 to june 15 2003
Sean Scully's most recent works, from the 1990s to today.The first exhibit since the one in the Jeu de Paume in 1996, it brings together paintings, watercolors, pastels, photographs and engravings.
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Ben's bizart bazart
From april 26 to may 31 2003
Ben renews the experience of his Throw-in-everything-store which revealed him to the public in 1959 and now presents for the first time in France his latest installation, Bizart Bazart. Designed as a cabin full of objects, slogans, [...]
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William Eggleston: Recent Photographies
From april 26 to may 31 2003
Putting portraits aside, William Eggleston slips in his latest photographs (1999-2001) towards photos that are symbolic of America democratised through flags, advertising posters, baren landscapes, shop windows...
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Jean Fautrier 1898 - 1964
From april 26 to july 20 2003
First retrospective of Jean Fautrier in the United States, including thirty six paintings, a number of drawings, sculptures and illustrated books, as well as some rare examples of his "original multiples", which combine painting and printmaking.
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Henry Jacot - Medals and engravings
From april 26 to august 24 2003
Medals, engravings by graver, drawings from 1950 to our day,the museum presents a complete panorama of three techniques developed by medal artist and graver Henry Jacot: direct cutting of steel, prints with burin and drawing.
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Looking in - looking out, contemporary photograph
From april 26 to june 29 2003
As contemporary photography is winning ground on the current artistic scene, the museum gives a new orientation to the development policy of its collections through the purchase of works by Cindy Sherman, Hannah Villiger, Gabriel Orozco, [...]
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Ettore Spalletti, Grazia
From april 25 to may 24 2003
A new series of objects-sculptures made of wooden or plaster volumes coverd by various layers of monochrom colored powders. By getting interested in the beauty criteria through pure geometric forms, Spalletti offers two types of work, [...]
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Seen by Zadkine: Vincent and Theo Van Gogh
From april 25 to september 21 2003
On the 150th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh's birthday, an homage to the painter, by the sculptor who dedicated some 10 works of art to, between 1956 and 1964. Fascinated by the relationship that united him to his brother Théo, enhanced [...]
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Western spaghetti (the new conquerors)
From april 24 to may 28 2003
The various artists presented -George Condo, Carlos Kusnir, Laurent Chamalin among others -divert popular imagery by using in particular Mickey Mouse as the main actor of their delirious "Spaghetti westerns".
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Nô theater : costumes and masks
From april 24 to june 7 2003
Nô, the Japanese art form of the XIVth century,used costumes with flower and vegeble motives. Fifty costumes dating from the XIXth and beginning of the XXth centuries, accessories as well as masks and prints, from the Yamaguchi Noh Costume [...]
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Russie 1913-1922 - A couple in the avant-garde : Ol'ga Rozanova and Aleksej Kruchenykh
From april 24 to june 15 2003
Ol'ga Rozanova, an important figure in primitivism, in cubo-futurism and Suprematism, developed a relationship between 1912 and 1918 with Aleksej Kruchenykh, an amateur of Zaum, a transrational language. They collaborated in publications [...]
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Sue Williamson
From april 24 to june 14 2003
Sue Williamson, a committed artist living in South Africa, denounces Apartheid, the AIDS epidemic, woman's place and violence in various ways -photographs, video, multimedia panels...
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The little factory of the GOMA
From april 23 to may 3 2003
An exhibit one can bite into. Three Japanese artists have turned into cooking designers. They went to Japan to dig out a great number of unusual objects and ingredients which they used in two ephemeral installations, one "edible", [...]
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A free hand to Valère Novarina
From april 23 to june 9 2003
The series of exhibits The egotistic look offers artists -visual artists, musicians, writers, theater people, scientists...or amateurs- to set out works they choose in the space of a grapic art study. Among Novrina's choice, a special [...]
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Ettore Sottsass, 20 years of design for Olivetti
From april 23 to june 9 2003
As Italian designer Ettore Sottsass made a donation this year to the Pompidou Center, an important number of archives, photographs, and original drawings have entered the collections of the National Museum of Modern Art. Among the objects, [...]
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Virginie Barré, Overlook
From april 23 to june 21 2003
The Overlook exhibit, according to the name of the hotel in which the famous Kubrick movie Shining was filmed, gives a glimpse of Virginie Barrés' last ten years of work: sculptures and drawings which draw their inspiration from detective [...]
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Pera, painter
From april 22 to may 13 2003
Mireille Pera's painting is bathed in the sun of Provence and in very diverse influences such as Flemish painting. She paints nostalgia and emotion-filled women in her work that alludes to poetry.
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National design triennial
From april 22 to august 3 2003
A major event. Over 80 American designers present their latest crations, distributed according to the themes. Among others, the redefinition of internal decor, of mobility and of transformation or of beauty and ornements.
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Whistler, women, and fashion
From april 22 to july 13 2003
About 60 oils, prints and drawings explore James McNeill Whistler's (1834-1903) involvement in fashion as an essential aspect of his work.
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Saâdane Afif
From april 19 to june 15 2003
The former resident of Villa Arson exhibits his works around the theme of the figure of pain in carnival parades.
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Stéphane Albert
From april 19 to june 15 2003
Stéphane Albert reproduces crates, pallets, chairs on a scale, with recycled wood. He then assembles all of these daily objects to create installations.
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Karim Ghelloussi
From april 19 to june 15 2003
Using different exotic trinkets, Karim Ghelloussi makes sculptures and installations. He leaves his work in a state of sufficient incompletion in order not to slip into the kitch style...
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Kandinsky in 1914
From april 19 to july 13 2003
An artist underrepresented in the museums of Boston : Confrontation between his masterpieces, and in particular presentation of two major abstract works, painted in Germany in 1914, an intriguing moment, between the maturity of his 1913 [...]
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Simon Starling
From april 19 to june 15 2003
By eradicating vision habits and uses which confer to him the evidence of a certain nature, Simon Starling reopens possibilities of a poetic deviation for the object.He thus offers a project designed around a building of Le Corbusier's [...]
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Daniel Dezeuze
From april 18 to june 7 2003
An exploration of materials that constitute the act of painting, in which the transparency of the matter reduces the support of the paint to the minimum in order to give way to the light of the color.
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Bill Brandt : A retrospective
From april 18 to july 20 2003
From his documentary work of the 1930s, showing the social contrasts in Britain, to his experimentations in surrealism, this exhibition gathers together about a hundred and fifty gelatin silver prints, drawn from the Bill Brandt Archive [...]
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David Goldblatt : 51 years
From april 18 to june 15 2003
A glance at South-African society through David Goldblatt's keen eye. Two hundred photographs by the artist reflect his works between 1948 and 1999.
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Mariemont's orchids
From april 18 to june 7 2003
Watercolors illustrate what was one of the biggest collections of orchids in the XIXth century, the orchids from Mariemont.
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Guillaume Paris
From april 17 to june 25 2003
An unusual installation including seven video monitors present "portrait-products": every day consumer products in an anthropomorphous wrapping.
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Guy Bourdin
From april 17 to august 17 2003
An ensemble of photographs, paintings, drawings and movie-films make up this first retrospective by Guy Bourdin. The artist, very attentive to details, explores the fantaisies and obsessions in images that renew the fashion photograph.
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Museum of the mind : art and memory in world cultures
From april 17 to september 7 2003
A large exhibit centered on the notion of memory is organized to celebrate the museim's 250th birthday. Over 60 key objects from the museum's collections illustrate the memory through cultures and time.
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Carlos Scliar (1920-2002)
From april 16 to june 15 2003
A hommage to the Brazilian painter, close friend of Viera da Silva and Arpad Szenes. Rubem Braga said of the artist : « Scliar refrained from trying to fix the world with his art to devote his life to an exercice of beauty which is the exaltation [...]
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Spirit Kachina
From april 16 to june 15 2003
Dolls, myths and ceremonies of the Hopi and Zuni Indians
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Art of Japan and the "Ecole de Nancy" : exchanges and influences
From april 16 to july 13 2003
The Japanese wave of the middle of the XIXth century had a special effect in Nancy, with the artists of the city sharing the sensitivity for nature and fauna. Japanese decorative art thus offered Art Nouveau a renewed repertoire -bamboo, [...]
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Trips in Egypt, from the Antiquity to the beginning of 20th century
From april 16 to august 31 2003
Before the Egyptian rooms start being rearranged, the museum offers a trip to Egypt. The exhibit goes back to how its collections -the most important in Switzerland -were made, and pays an homage to the donators.
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Miss Van
From april 15 to may 10 2003
Miss Van is a young graffiti-artist from Toulouse. The young woman imposed herself in the masculin urban male graffiti world by painting coquettish dolls on the walls of Paris, Brussels and London. The almond-shaped eyes, the purked [...]
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The legacy of Genghis Khan
From april 13 to july 27 2003
The influence of Genghis Khan on art and culture in Iran around 1300: nearly two hundred pieces illustrate the evolution of the manuscripts, the art objects and the architectural decoration.
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Milton Avery : selections from the permanent collection
From april 13 to august 3 2003
Drawn from the museum's collection, twenty five paintings document the stylistic evolution of Milton Avery, from 1929 to 1961.
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Alice Morlon, sculptures
From april 13 to august 31 2003
Alice Morlon has set herself a challenge by trying to elaborate creations from cement and steel. The result of this challenge is presented in Riom: The wings, the waves, the warriors, the animals.
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Botero in Venice : sculptures and paintings
From april 13 to july 13 2003
While the Palazzion Ducale hosts twenty-fie paintings done inthe last five years, some twenty bronzes are disseminated along the Grand Canal and on various piazze.The artist's work show the mix between his South-American culture and European [...]
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Frederic Remington : The color of the Night
From april 13 to july 13 2003
From 1901 to 1909, Frederic Remington produced a series of 60 paintings that took as their subject the color of night. Paintings in which the artist explores the technical and aesthetic difficulties of darkness.
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Three strong ones : Ebba Cartensen, Anna Klindt Sørensen, Olivia Holm-Møller
From april 12 to june 9 2003
More than a hundred paintings by three women Danish artists, active in the middle of the XXth century. Marked by modernism and expressivity, their works prove of strong personalities, inspired by fauvism, cubism and travels to remote [...]
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Christine Boumeester
From april 12 to june 8 2003
The sixty works by the artist born in Indonesia and taught in The Hague and Paris show a refined vision of nature. The different pictural techniques as well as the lithographs and line-engravings permit to make a link between Christine [...]
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Georges Feher
From april 12 to may 18 2003
Doors ajar, windows, passages, Georges Feher slightly opens for us the doors of a mysterious world. A bstract artist at the beginning, he moved in the 1950s towards figurative painting. From his abstract period he has kept a certain [...]
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Iwan Puni. Works from the Herman Berninger collection and photographies of the Russian Revolution from the Ruth et Peter Herzog collection
From april 12 to september 28 2003
An important figure of the Russian avant-guard with malévitch, Iwan Puni unveils his multiple artistic expressions through 200 works and 400 photographs -witnesses of he Russia of 1917 -taken from the collection of the artist's friend, [...]
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Anne Vallayer Coster, a painter of Marie-Antoinette's Court
From april 12 to june 23 2003
Following a number of stops in the United States, the exhibit sets down in Marseille and unveils some fifty paintings by this French artist from the XVIIIth century as well as works by his ocntemporaries such as Jean Simeon Chardin, [...]
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Stephan Balkenhol
From april 12 to june 8 2003
Embossed paintings, drawings and sculptures unseen to date question the visitor. Stephan Balkenhol pushes the public to discover the links that unit works to their environment as well as the mystery that surrounds them.
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Janet Cardiff
From april 12 to september 7 2003
The artist stages sound installations, being more interested in the narrative structure and the manner in which the public feels the emotional weight.
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Jake & Dinos Chapman, The Rape of creativity
From april 12 to june 8 2003
The Chapman brothers, real enfants erribles of British art, are known for their taste to provoque. From their famous installations of deformed bodies to their traditional African statues doning Mc Donald paper cones with French fries, [...]
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Keeping eyes open, Macedonia in 1913
From april 12 to october 1 2003
An ensemble of autochromes done by Auguste Léon in 1913, ten years ater the invention of this technique of color photograph by Auguste and Louis Lumière, demonstrates the interbreeding of ethnic groups in the Balkans at a painful moment [...]
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Splat boom pow ! The influence of cartoons in contemporary art
From april 12 to june 29 2003
Various generations of contemporary artists have been inspired by the imagery and techniques of comic strips. Some sixty works by artists such as Lichtensein, Polke, Warhol, Basquiat, Ray Charles, Murakami... demonstrate it.
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Leonardo da Vinci, the inventor
From april 12 to november 2 2003
An homage to the one who caressed the dream of flying. The author of the famous Gioconda and the Supper, Leonardo da Vinci, was also an inventor and an enlighted wiseman.Through a didactic and interactive exhibit, the Gianada foundation [...]
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Jean-Luc Moulène
From april 12 to june 1 2003
Varied formats and supports, an exploration of types -from the portrait to the landscape and the still lives -, an inspiration that comes from social life as well as from art history.
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Architectures of Gender: contemporary women's art in Poland
From april 11 to june 8 2003
Sixteen Polish artists take over the new spaces at the Sculpture Center with sculptures and installations on different themes and esthetics but who converge on the desire to invest and take over the gallery in order to turn it into [...]
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Káxláya ˜Gvi'ílás : ceux qui font respecter les lois de nos ancêtres
From april 11 to october 5 2003
The art and culture of the Heiltsuk Nation from the central coast of British Columbia.
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Angels, hesitation of the invisible
From april 11 to august 31 2003
Crowned by the label "Program of inereligious dialogue" by UNESCO, the exhibit goes back to the representations of angels before the XIVth century in Judaïsm, Christianism and Islam. Sixty panels, images and texts, accompanied by works [...]
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Japan arts from period of Edo
From april 11 to september 30 2003
Japanese artists took advantage of the peace climate of the Edo period (1603-1868), to instaure a new artistic golden age.It is the birth of the Kabuki theater or the Bunraku, the Haiku poems and the popular Ukyio-e prints. Two hundred [...]
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Etienne Béothy, Otto Freundlich, Auguste Herbin, united by the color
From april 11 to june 6 2003
Abstract, colored gouaches illustrate the tense links between these three artists who presented their works together for the first time in the thirties, but who already were together at the Bateau Lavoir in 1908 and 1909.
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François Morellet : small inventory of curves in hommage to Lamour
From april 11 to june 9 2003
Sculptures and paintings by the contemporary artist exhibited in the museum accompany a neon intallation presented on the building's wall. Using the motives of the gates of Stanislas square drawn by Jean Lamour in the XVIIIth century, [...]
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Multiples 2
From april 11 to may 12 2003
Multiples offers a wide glance at the production of works by contemporary artists around the publications printed in limited numbers ad offers prints, photographs, artists' books...
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Kingdoms of Nubia : Sudan in antiquity
From april 11 to august 24 2003
The connecting point between Africa and the Mediterranean, Nubia was a place of interaction between various cultures.Sculptures, objects and photographs lent by great institutions demonstrate the splendour of this kingdom, from prehistoric [...]
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Earthenware work
From april 11 to july 14 2003
The work of the twelve finalists of a ceramics contest are exhibited in the museum. Two prizes will be given at the end of the exhibit, one by a jury of professionals, the other by the public who has the opportunity to vote during [...]
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Zongolopoulos
From april 11 to may 17 2003
The artist explores the notion of emptyness and transparency. Based on geometric forms, his works exude major poetry. He uses metallic constructions as well as the liquid element which links him to the natural world.
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Fabergé
From april 11 to october 12 2003
300 unique handmade pieces by the russian goldsmith dynasty, still appreciated by the Royal family. They were famous for their skills in enamelling and jewellery, used equally for Easter eggs and normal objects turned into works of art.
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Pierre-François *Gorse : Alsace and other places
From april 10 to june 10 2003
Pierre-François Gorse sets the instant with th eintensityu of his colors. He likes landscapes, the sea, and knows just as well how to give life to a Parisian construction site.
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Véronique Popinet - Jacques Rival
From april 10 to 26 2003
Véronique Popinet photographs people from her neighborhood in their context and tries to show the distance established by the camera between the people, the relationship it defines. Jacques Rival questions the support and the staging [...]
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Dieter Roth (1930-1998)
From april 10 to july 4 2003
A selection of paintings, drawigns an dprints among which the famous "Piccadillies" done between 1965 and 1987 demonstrate the attachment the artist had in the genesis of the work, more than in the final result.
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Mies van der Rohe, architecture and design in Stuttgart, Barcelona, Brno
From april 10 to june 13 2003
With Le Corbusier, Wright et Gropius, Mies van der Rohe was one of the most influential architects of the XXth century. This retrospective of his European career groups together 38 projects, from his arrival in Berlin in 1905 to his departure [...]
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New York - Capital of the photography (1900-2000)
From april 10 to june 9 2003
As of the second half of the XXth century, New York was ahead of Paris and became the capital of photography. Architecture photographs, particularly important in this town, are revealed in this exhibit as well as the photos of passers-by [...]
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Hirohiko Araki
From april 10 to 30 2003
An exhibit dedicated to the Japanese drawer through some forty original drawings of his manga character Jojo's Bizarre Adventure fro manga covers, illustrations for calendars, posters, video game packagings and comic strips.
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Ancient art, modern art... stories of filiations
From april 10 to august 31 2003
The permanent collections under a different light. The museum of Saitn Etienne reconciles art of the XVIIth, XVIIIIth and XIXth centuries and modern art. A way of alluding to the divisions in the styles and techniques used as well [...]
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Sacral bestiary
From april 10 to september 11 2003
A study of the bestiary of the basilica of Fourvière through the stained glass, the jewels, lithurgic clothes, statues and the mosaïcs. The presence of lions, dragons, eagles, pelicans and many other real or imaginary animals, is always [...]
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Hommage to Ivan Kawun, abstraction of the years 1950-1960.
From april 10 to may 10 2003
Nature and in particular the Cantal region, which he retreated to in 1954, inspire Ivan Kawun, an artist of Russian origin. His palet is warm, he appreciates browns, ochers, chalky whites which his environment inspires in him.
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The fun
From april 10 to august 24 2003
Some twenty French and Canadian artists approach through their installatiosn the theme of games by offering an open vision which goes beyond the notions of entertainment, distraction or leisure to get interested in the theme of games, [...]
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Adolphe Braun, the aventure of the Gothard
From april 10 to june 9 2003
Photographer Adolphe Braun specialized from the end of the 1850s until his death in 1877 in landscapes in Germany, Switzerland and France. He dedicated a series to the consruction of the bridge of the Gothard railroad, thus illustrating [...]
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Dreams builders, great set designers from 1950 to 1980
From april 9 to june 7 2003
Nearly three hundred models, posters and accessories, painted and in volume, trace the different phases of post-war theater. A renewal of the theatrical space associated to names such as Malclès, Noël, Daydé, Picasso, Fini and Carzou.
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Ezio Toffolutti, a theater man
From april 9 to 30 2003
Toffolutti who is a scenographer, painter and theater director exhibits for the second time at the Italian Cultural Institute. Setting drawings and models created for the theater or for the opera define the world of entertainment as a place [...]
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Nicole Gaulier, mysteries and discoveries of the matter
From april 8 to july 7 2003
The first monographic exhibit dedictd to Nicole Gaulier's career.We note in particular her miniature series -2000 paintings measuring 2.5 cm on the side -which give the visitor the choice to look at each miniature for itself or to contemplate [...]
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Magnificent Molas. The Art of the Kuna Indians.
From april 8 to july 26 2003
An art form still unknown in Europe is exhibited through three hundred molas, pieces of rectangular, decorated material worn by the women since the end of the XIXth century.
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In Dalecarlie : Sweden 1910
From april 8 to august 31 2003
Forty autochromes taken by Auguste Léon offer a voayge in Scandinavia along the summer of 1910 with, in counterpoint, the black and white photographs taken by swedish photographer Roland Anderson, 80 years later. A look at daily life [...]
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The documentary beauty, 1840-1914
From april 8 to june 29 2003
The exhibit centers on the documentary applications of photography in the XIXth century, in fields as varied as asronomy, microphotography, architecture, topography and geology. The ensemble includes over sixty photos, of which the gigantic [...]
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Drawing and watercolor
From april 7 to june 23 2003
The most diverse subjects are approached by this nearly one hundred works of art from the XIXth century that make up the graphic arts fund of the museum of Flers. Landscapes, portraits, genre scenes, studies are made thanks to different [...]
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Paris in the age of impressionism : masterworks from the Musée d'Orsay
From april 6 to june 29 2003
The United States welcome the treasures from the Orsay Museum. Paris, the high society, the working class neighbourhoods, the Eiffel Tower... More than a hundred master-pieces by 26 artists, among which Manet, Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, [...]
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Friends, (my friends'friends...)
From april 6 to may 25 2003
The idea of the exhibit is tocreate links between the different contemporary art institutions in the region. In this manner the Museum of Modern and Contemporry art of Strasbourg, the FRAC in Alsace, Rhinocéros (...) have been invited [...]
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Modern masters : from Corot to Kandinsky
From april 6 to june 29 2003
From the serene landscapes of the Barbizon school through the impressionists, to cubism and surrealism, the exhibition traces the development of modern Western art.
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Stéphane Pencréac'h in the South
From april 6 to june 7 2003
These are figurative paintings that have been renewed thanks ot theuse of collages, photographs, holes which Stéphane Pencréac'h through some twenty recent paintings in which the relationship with photography, seen as a fragment of reality, [...]
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Roger Vieillard, retrospective of the engraved works
From april 6 to june 9 2003
Over two hundred prints, artist's books and engraved reliefs give us the opportunity to look over the artist's work.The artist used only the burin, as he feels it is the "only medium that faithfully follows the spirit's fantasies" [...]
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Embroidery in church. 16th century liturgical garments
From april 6 2003 to march 8 2004
Chasubles, copes and other richly embroidered religious clothing are presented chronologically. Aside from that, two themed rooms give an approach of the techniques of gold through unique pieces from the museum.
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Peter Blake
From april 5 to may 23 2003
The living symbol of English pop art, Peter Blake is exhibited for the first time in Belgium in the last 30 years. From the cover of the Beatles' record, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, to the faces of rock and movie stars Blake [...]
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Art Dealers
From april 5 to 30 2003
Thierry Bish has photographed art dealers of contemporary art, in the spirit of teh XIXth century tradition. The result is some thirty portraits among which we can recognize Pierre Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Agathe Gaillard, Daniel Templon, [...]
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Jason Martin, news works
From april 5 to may 17 2003
The first personal exhibit in Paris for this young British artist whose work falls in line with a modern tradition of gesture painting: monumental monochromes painted on aluminum supports where the trace of the brush is the subject [...]
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Old masters, impressionists and moderns : French masterworks from the State Pushkin Museum, Moscow
From april 5 to june 29 2003
This collection of Dutch, Flemish, Italian and French paintings, although well known in Russia, Europe and Japan, remain almost unknown in the United States, which is the reason of this initiative to gather, in a chronological presentation, [...]
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The places of the impressionism
From april 5 to july 13 2003
The Impressionist revolution is marked by the will to represent the sites of modernity such as the city, with its streets, squares, gardens and cafes...By drawing the portrait of the society born from the industrial revolution, it unveils [...]
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Places if Impressionism, paintings and photographs
From april 5 to july 13 2003
Some fifty paintings by Manet, Monet, Degas, Renoir, Pissarro, Cézanne, Gauguin and as many photographs by Le Gray, Atget, Baldus, Marville, Braun, Kulokowski draw a panorama of France in the XIXth century.
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Wall-papers of the 20th c.
From april 5 2003 to april 1 2004
From Art Nouveau to the pop years, without forgetting minimalism, this is the history of painted paper of the last century in review. Decorative art objects and photographs allow us to place them again in their original context.
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Seund Ja Rhee, way to the country of quiet morning
From april 5 to june 23 2003
The internationally reputed Korean artist, Seund Ja Rhee, offers a poetic journey through nature and the senses. Some one hundred pieces -paintings, engravings on wood, prints and ceramics- dedicated to color and the jo of living.
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Christopher Wilmarth : Drawing into sculpture
From april 5 to june 29 2003
Three aspects of the drawings by Wilmarth : preparatory works, including the sketches and maquettes, works of the 70's (between 2D and 3D), and drawings associated to his sculptures.
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Sébastien Reuzé, photographs
From april 4 to may 16 2003
The photographer draws urban space over again. He invites the spectator to (re) discover the sky by twarting daily things and routine by slipping urban arquitecture towards an imaginary world.
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Haruhiko Sunagawa
From april 4 to may 31 2003
Starting with a white surface (for an impression of calm) and nylon threads that link fragments of rough materials, the artist creates optic illusions by playing with shadows. Light, wind, water and time are his source of inspiration.
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Michel Obadia et Michel Noble
From april 4 to may 7 2003
Photographer Dominique Obadia wished to seize all the dimension of this monument from the industrial patrimony of the Renault plants on the Seguin Island. As for Michel Noble, he recuperated metals to enhance their scars and their [...]
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Photography in Spain in the XIXth century
From april 4 to july 13 2003
The use of photography in the XIXth century revolutionized society. One hundred and thirty photographs, magazines and newspapers illustrate the impact of this invention on Spanish society.
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Hommage to Kawun: from abstraction to figuration
From april 4 to may 31 2003
Nature, and in articular the region of Cantal whre he retired in 1954 have inspired Ivan Kawun, an artist of Russian origin whose warm palette associates browns and ochers to chalky whites.
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Japon : 1945-1975, the photographic revival
From april 4 to june 15 2003
A panorama of Japanese photographic creation, from the end of WWII to the years around 1975. 170 photographs by the most famous Japanese photographers as well as by anonymous ones are grouped together around the themes of daily life, [...]
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Looping project, Pascal Leroux
From april 4 to may 3 2003
Through video-edititing, images put side by side, mixing humor ad absurdity, Pascal Leroux -both artist and videoartist -invites the spectator to get in touch with the work of art, by a "recretion" of his eyes. An admirer of Méliès, [...]
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The Unterlinden museum from Revolution to First World War
From april 4 to november 3 2003
150 years after its creation, the museum of Unterlinden remembers the different phases of its history, from the Revolution to 1918, enlightened by pieces from the collections permanent fund.
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Vital forms: American Art in the Atomic Age, 1940-1960
From april 4 to june 29 2003
250 innovative works from the 1940-1960's are gathered in this interdisciplinary exhibition. All of them use an organic vocabulary inspired by a nature-based imagery specific to the postwar era, Rothko's paintings like the Predicta [...]
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Chariot tombs. Celtic Princesse in Lorraine
From april 4 to september 29 2003
Two princess's tombs with hearses from the end of the VIth century B.C., found in 1990 have been rebuilt. Among the pieces there are bracelets and ankle rings in bronze, gold earrings, elements from hearse wheels in bronze and iron [...]
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Franco Fontana. Route 66
From april 3 to june 15 2003
Franco Fontana followed the famous Route 66 journey with a group of friends in 2001. Over 150 photographs illustrate this long journey between Chicago and Los Angeles and show middle America.
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There's here, 1999 2002
From april 3 to june 1 2003
A look at 23 recent arquitectural operations in Bordeaux and in its vicinity through images in large format and technical documents that demonstrate this innovating procedure.
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William Hind dans l'Ouest canadien
From april 3 to june 29 2003
One of the rare occasions to study the work of this Canadian XVIIth century artist.
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Thierry Mouillé, the moving foundation, party III
From april 3 to june 8 2003
Ordinary objects and furniture are staged by Thierry Mouillé in his installations, his videos and his video-installations. Nearly thirty of the artist's recent works are presented through the themes of light, movement and sound.
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Bénédicte et Denise, 1+1 = one painting ; François Vigorie, light sculptor
From april 2 to may 24 2003
Bénédicte and Denise express a joy of painting that awakens both the intelligence and sensitivity. As for François Vigorie, he captures light in his cristal prisms. Reflections and mirror effects create virtual images of fascinating [...]
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Miouzik'
From april 2 to october 6 2003
A playful itinerary lets the children discover the history of music through the encounter with the first musicians, instruments and scores in the different musical spaces created.
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From Cézanne to Dubuffet : the Planque collection
From april 2 to july 27 2003
Jean Planque's collection of paintings including 200 works of art among which those by Cézanne, Bonnard, Renoir, Klee, Léger, Braque, Redon, Van Gogh, Rouault, Berger...demonstrate both the diversity of art of the end of the XIXth [...]
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Pont-Aven and Gauguin
From april 2 to june 22 2003
To celebrate the centennial of Paul Gauguin's death, 130 works -paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, ceramics, furniture -enhance the painter's fertile activity and that of his disciples in the famous town in Brittany.
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Jean-Philippe Charbonnier
From april 2 to may 25 2003
Jean-Philippe Charbonnier brings together art and reporting and succeeds in creating a surprising ensemble on daily life in the 1950s. A procedure illustrated by some one hundred photographs taken for the magazine Réalité for twenty-five [...]
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Jean-François Joly, Asylum land, exile land, tzigane Europe
From april 2 to may 25 2003
Eighty photographs trace the itinerary of the gypsies in today's Europe. Far from the cliches and the compassion, Jen-François Joly makes the portrait of this marginal community in today's society.
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Fernand Pouillon
From april 2 to september 14 2003
This is an opportunity to discover a controversial character as well as a remarkable arquitect, whose extremely wealthy work remained in the shadows. In spite of some complex and sometimes surprising concepts, they deserve to be known: [...]
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Visions and revisions: art on paper since 1960
From april 2 to september 21 2003
Organized thematically, the exhibition showcases various works on paper created over the last 40 years. Celebrated et emerging artists are present: Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Elizabeth Murray. It is the occasion to see works from [...]
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Paul Rebeyrolle
From april 2 to june 14 2003
Paul Rebeyrolle is back on the Paris scene with a group of paintings from the 1970s.
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By the fields and by the shores
From april 1 to september 30 2003
An exchange between painters and writers on Cornwall between 1850 and 1920. Works by Jules Noël, Auguste Goy, Maurice Denis, Alfred Beau are side by side with works by André Suarès, André Gide, Jules Michelet, Guy de Maupassant or even [...]
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Guy de Rougemont's creations, furniture, polychromic volumes and sculptures of the 70's
From april 1 to may 31 2003
Guy de Rougemont is known for his monumental sculptures inpublic places. He has a passion for color and the will to atach art to daily life: from the ellipse shaped tables to the colored columns, wihtout forgetting the lamps, chairs, [...]
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The masters of poster (1896-1900)
From april 1 to 30 2003
The art of posters developed considerably in the XIX the century and stimulated the desire of collectors. The famous printer Jules Chéret had the idea of publishing lithographs for them, of which the museum presents nearly one hundred. [...]
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Noguchi: le voyage Bollingen, photographies et dessins 1949-1956
From april 1 to october 13 2003
200 photographs illustrate the travels of sculptor and designer Noguchi,throughout the world. From Italy to Egypt, including Japan, the artist concentrated on catching in his photographs the spaces and structures of the countries he went [...]
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John Piper in the 1930s: Abstraction on the Beach
From april 1 to june 22 2003
John Piper was one of the pioneers of modern art in Great Britain. The exhibit traces the beginnings of his career, his both artistic and political commitment, seen as a duty towards his contemporaries.
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John Piper’s Shell Advertising Posters
From april 1 to june 22 2003
The advertising posters that John Piper designed for Shell during the 1930's.
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Touch wood, furniture and copies
From april 1 to may 25 2003
The museum exhibits next to collection pieces, copies done by the students at the Boulle School. This is an opportunity for the public to discover the intimacy of the furniture: starting with the identification and choice of the species [...]
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