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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.

Works of Hiéron and Jean-Michel Alberola -Restoring, showing, studying
From may 31 to september 30 2003
Prior to the future reopening of the eucharistic museum of Hiéron, which holds a collection of sacred art including Italian, French and Spanish paintings from the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries, some twenty paintings, sometimes not yet attributed, [...]
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Laurie Anderson : the record of the time
From may 31 to october 19 2003
Known for her musical work and multimedia theater, Laurie Anderson is presented through an ensemble of historic pieces: installations, photographs, objects, diverted violins...
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Jeanne d'Arc: History paintings
From may 30 to september 1 2003
Between 1820 and her canonization one hundred years later,Joan of Arc was a favorite subject for historic painters, in particular for "troubadours" such as Laurens or Scheffer. Their paintings are side by side with those from Russian, [...]
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Ansel Adams
From may 29 to september 21 2003
One century after his birth, the Barriè Foundation hosts a travelling exhibit of Ansel Adams' complete works, between 1920 and 1976, for its first stop. Through photographs of landscapes of the Americna West, as well as portraits or abstract [...]
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Piero Dorazio
From may 29 to september 7 2003
A retrospective of Piero Dorazio's work: some sixty large format paintings, from 1948 to 2002.
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Marquet with the stream
From may 29 to september 7 2003
Stop overs of a travelling painter in the 1910s, bringing back on his paintings the aniamted life of sea and river ports.
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Goodmorning, mister Courbet! Masterpieces of the Alfred Bruyas's collection
From may 29 to october 12 2003
Prior to its provisional departure to the USA, the Alfred Bruyas collection which includes paintings as well as sculptures and drawings, is the guest of honor at the Fabre museum. It is indeed thanks to this well-informed collector [...]
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Alain Fleischer, Light night, 1968-2003
From may 28 to july 26 2003
Movie man, writer and photographer Alain Fleischer picks up themes in this exhibit which he is fond of. Around the night questions pop up on the lack of materiality in the image, on the ghost shadows and on the mysteries of photography.
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Curious and edifying walk at the Pavillon des Images
From may 28 to august 17 2003
The new Chinese artistic scene is awakening and manifesting a certain fascination for photography. It unveils contrasted visions of a complex world, not comletely free of meditation and sensibiity.
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Art, architecture, utopy in Toscana
From may 28 to september 21 2003
In spite of an old environment very present and very heavy, Tuscany was the region of innovating currents in the 60s and 70s. Such is the case of the Radical Architecture movement, the members of which contest the fact itself of building, [...]
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Botto and Bruno: Wall's Place, 2002-2003
From may 28 to september 21 2003
The young couple from Turin show a photographic montage that covers the walls of the Mamco showing suburbs inhabited by ghost-like figures, ficticious peripheral zones that echo a disquieting reality.
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Piero Gilardi (in collaboration with Ricardo Colella): Biosphere, 2001-2002
From may 28 to september 21 2003
Designed in 2001 and shown to the public for the first time, Biosphére is an interactive installation made from drawings done on the sand by the visitors.
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Island (Art) Milano Project
From may 28 to september 21 2003
The exhibit has been conceived as an appeal to save the district of Isola in Milano, from a new city plan that is threatening it; To counter this destructive project, the association Isola dell'Arte suggests converting a former plant [...]
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Maurizio Nannucci : Places / Mamco Room / 2003
From may 28 to september 21 2003
A native from Florence, Maurizio Nannucci works from words and writing. As of 1980 he started using neon tubes to create a coherent corpus of cloored words.
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Michele Zaza: "photographing my body as it isn't", works 1972-2002
From may 28 to september 21 2003
The engravings department in Geneva has completed its collection by acquiring new works by Michel Zaza, thus becoming the most representative ensemble of his work. This exhibit is the opportunity to discover innovating, conceptual [...]
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Julien Jonas and the mural painting in the thirties in Paris
From may 28 to october 26 2003
Thanks to the donation by the artist's son of 80 large format preparatory drawings for the decorations of the village hall of the house of Central (the Ecole Centrale des Arts et manufacrures), as well as the project for the Théâtre [...]
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Jacque-Henri Lartigue
From may 28 to july 11 2003
As of the age of six,Lartigue immortalized the moments of happiness of those close to him on film. As an adult he paints but has not forgotten photography, which has become the witness of his time: the beginnings of aviation and of car races, [...]
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Yan *Pei-Ming : intimate drawings
From may 28 to august 24 2003
While Yan Pei-Ming's painted work has been widely exhibited, his drawings are presented here for the first time. This is an opportunity to discover the links that unite his works on paper and his paintings.
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Plantu, sculpture and drawing
From may 28 to october 26 2003
Two hundred drawings, somefifty sculptures and a film unveil an unknown side of French newspaperman Plantu, famous for his cartoons. His sculptures are loyal to his favorite themes: politics, justice, men and their planet.
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Sacred symbols : 4000 years of Primitive art from the American continent
From may 28 to august 10 2003
This is the last stop for this exhibit of 125 works of art that show the artistic creativity of the people who occupied the American continent since 2500 A.C. until the arrival of the first Europeans in the XVIth century.
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Paul M Smith
From may 27 to july 18 2003
Following his shocking exhibit Neurotic Realism at the Saatchi Gallery in London,the famous Englsh photographer exhibits various photographc series. Always staging himself, he denounces the outrageous masculin behavior through themes [...]
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Soulages, the printed work
From may 27 to august 31 2003
All of Pierre Soulages' printed work, that is some one hundred prints, are assembled for the first time in the small gallery.Among othes, some forty prints on copper in which the artist tried all sorts of experiments, and as amny lithographs [...]
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Praise of the immobility of silence
From may 26 to september 7 2003
The exhibit puts forward the works of young artists who studied in England. Through various modes of artistic expression, Jürgen Albrecht, Florian Balze, Charlie England, Daniela Gullotta, among others, treat the theme of absence, [...]
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Marianne de Lamartine
From may 26 to august 31 2003
For once the exhibit is dedicated to Lamartine's wife.A painter, sculptor and musician, she had her own salon where she received artists coming through as well as residing in Macon.
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Coollustre
From may 25 to september 28 2003
Coolluster, a non typical exhibit, offers the visitor the possibility to be an actor and spectator in an environment designed as a film scene.Forty international artists, among them Bernard Buffet,Sol LeWitt, Katarina Fritsch, Claude [...]
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Guided by heroes
From may 25 to november 9 2003
An exhibit of modern art and photography around the theme of admiration aand adoration. Artists selected by couturier Raf Simons and as varied as Vanessa Beecroft, Larry Clark, Chris Cunningham, David Sims or Cady Noland will take [...]
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Dieter Roth
From may 25 to september 14 2003
The first large retrospective dedicated to the artist since his death in 1998, the exhibit aims at being a significant landscpe of his work, grouping together 500 works that represent 50 years of his career. Byusing difernet matter [...]
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Netsuke
From may 24 to december 31 2003
Japanese buckels.
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Matali Crasset - Homemade
From may 24 to august 31 2003
The young French designer has worked with the greatest of the profession and is reknown for the quality of her creations. She offers a new approach t oour daily life, bringing together modularity, flexibility and hospitality.
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Flower Power
From may 24 to august 25 2003
Over 130 paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, jewels, books and manuscripts explore the symbolism of flowers, from the XVth century to our times.
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French of Isère and Algery
From may 24 to september 15 2003
A souvenir exhibit, in which memory is ever present through recordins and specific photographs. It tends to retrace the route of the french from the Isére department who migrated to Algeria, and the "pieds-noirs" and the Arkis who then [...]
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Lamartine and the romantic landscape around Paul Huet
From may 24 to august 31 2003
Paul Huet (1803-1869) is a landscape artist influenced by Géricault, Delacroix, Constable and Bonington. An outdoor painter, a great traveler, he privileges a wild and primitive vision of nature in which light plays a major role.
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Land of butter
From may 24 to september 28 2003
Around salted butter, a true patrimony and culinary wealth from Brittany, and many other themes such as woman's role, manufacturing, the religious rites and beliefs or contemporary culinary art will be broached. Furthermore, the winner [...]
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Art Oriented object: Iboga's Journey
From may 23 to july 19 2003
Back from an initiation trip to Gabon, the AOo couple, Marion Laval-Jeantet and Benoît Mangin, in the continuity of their work on contemporary society, share their shamanic experience with the public, through the "Bwiti" ceremony.
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The Peter Saville show
From may 23 to september 14 2003
The first exhibit tracing the work of Peter Saville based on his pesonal archives. The creator f records for the "New order" or "Pulp", he also worked for the fashion world: Dior or Givenchy, and for museums, the Pompidou Cneter and the Design [...]
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Olivier Mosset : works 1966-2003
From may 23 to august 24 2003
A major retrospective of Olivier Mosset's work, putting forward certain thoughts on the appropriation and signature, monochrome and repetition, through some one hundred paintings and sculptures covering the period at the end of the sixties, [...]
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Yaacov Agam, visual orchestration
From may 23 to july 19 2003
A pioneer in the introduction of the fourth dimension, time and space into art, Yaacov Agam presents a retrospective of his plastic sculptures.
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Britain, land of painters
From may 23 to november 2 2003
Brittany hosted many artists before Gauguin arrived in 1886. A great number of them walked along the roads in Brittany to get their inspiration.The castle od Suscinio grousp together their works that deal with subjects of the Morbihan [...]
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The fabulous destiny of Greek vase
From may 23 to september 28 2003
In Ancient Times, vases were constantly present in the life of Greeks and Romans: it could be seen in the domus, the temple, in tumbs...The exhibit, after presenting the importance of its use and how it spread, evokes its rediscovery [...]
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Arnold Newman
From may 23 to august 24 2003
The career as a portrait artist started in the 40s, following work dedicated to documentaries, experimentation and abstraction. Up to the 90s, he was frequently sought by magazines and large companies as well as by artists and American [...]
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Savoir-faire. Variant in XVIth century Italian drawing
From may 23 to august 18 2003
Italian drawing and its variant at the XVIth century through 77 drawings by Raphaël, Andrea del Sarto, Jules Romain, Salviati...Simple reproductions of a motif or variations, these works are a gold mine to understand the creation process [...]
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Marguerite Burnat-Provins (1872-1952)
From may 22 to september 14 2003
The writer and artist's stay in Switzerland marks a period of abundant litterary and artistic creation: posters, book covers, paintings and drawings, decorative art projects...Some on ehundred pieces illustrate his multiple talents. [...]
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Nano
From may 22 to september 20 2003
The "dwarf" meter, the millionth of a meter, sometimes hides a number of treasures from us, hidden in the infinitly small. 5 international artists unveil for us this minute world by using light, video, photography, visual art or work [...]
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Yves Dana, Recent sculptures
From may 22 to july 12 2003
A creator of monumental iron sculptures, Yves Dana went back in 1996 to Cairo, his native town, where he started the Stéles series. He is back to simple, hieratic and pure forms, and has worked on stone since 1999. The gallery exhibits [...]
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The star of The Che in Paris
From may 22 to june 19 2003
One hundred and fifty photographs, of which some forty have not been seen before, manuscripts, excerpts from newspapers and period documents as well as contemporary paintings, bring back the emblematic figure of Ernesto Chevara de la Serna [...]
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Hamburgische Sezession 1919-1933
From may 22 to october 26 2003
Some 250 painted works, watercolors or drawings, from the museum's collection, illustrate the New Secession, a pictural movement tha tdevelopped in Germany at the beginning of the XXth century, half-way between die Brücke and der Blaue [...]
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Since more than 4000 years... Stone architecture : a material, men, an expertise
From may 21 to september 21 2003
Parallel to the construction of a church in Istres, done entirely in freestone, the museum of Istres dedicates an exhibit to the architecture techniques in freestone, from the Antiquity to our day. An opportunity to demonstrate a know-how [...]
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Wim Delvoye
From may 21 to august 10 2003
This Belgian artist confronts cliches of art history with those of popular culture. He made himself known in particular with his work Cloaca, a scientific installation that recreates all the human being's digestion process and which [...]
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Frank Breuer: Warehouses and Logos
From may 21 to july 12 2003
In parallel to the exhibit dedicated to Walker Evans, the Photographer's Gallery offers the discovery of Frank Breuer's photographs. Trained by famous photographers such as Bernd and Hilla Becher, Breuer shows how commercial architecture [...]
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Paris-Saint-Petersbourg, 1800-1830 : when Russia spoke french...
From may 21 to august 31 2003
To celebrate the tricentennial of the famous Rusian city, over 300 Russian and French works and objects of art exhibit the cultural affinities that existed between the two countries. Among the pieces shown there are works by Ingres, [...]
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Kiki Smith
From may 21 to july 20 2003
The first French retrospective for this artist, the daughter of sculptor Tony Smith who works in New York. Her sculptures, that ally bronze and more fragile materials, are mainly inspired by the feminine body as well as animals from [...]
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Women - Patrick Marquès
From may 20 to june 19 2003
Patrick Marqués, a native from Lyons, exhibits his works and in particular his big format paintings on the them of women. An ensemble that demonstrates his great freedom of style.
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Jacques Brel's homage
From may 20 to september 7 2003
An homage to the flat country so dear to Brel, and its residents through drawings by Hergé, Johan de Moor and Walthéry.
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Max Klinger
From may 20 to september 14 2003
Max Klinger, German painter, engraver and sculptor, is one of the most important representatives of German symbolism.An admirer of Böcklin, his works refer to mythological and legendary themes.
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Pierre Minot and Gilbert Gormezano
From may 20 to august 31 2003
The two contemporary photographers present a choice of 90 photos in black and white, done between 1983 and 2001.
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Paul McCarthy
From may 19 to october 26 2003
The exhibit hosts the largest inflatable sculpture ever done, stretching over more than thrity five meters tall. Paul McCarthy's sculptures deform and mutilate what is familiar into troubling and clowish shapes.
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Henry Moore : Public sculptures
From may 19 to august 25 2003
The huge Turbine Hall space at the Tate Modern hosts Henry Moore's twenty works, in particular Double Oval 1966, with particular attention given to his later works.
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Cubism : an artisitic watershed in Europe 1906-1926
From may 18 to august 3 2003
The exhibit makes a parallel between Russian, German and French cubist works to undeline the wealth of the artistic exchanges between western and eastern Europe at the beginning of the XXth century. Among the artists, we find Gontcharova, [...]
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Seaside, Gabriele Basilico
From may 17 to june 21 2003
Known for his works in large European ports, major metropolis and industrail adn touristic sites...Gabriele Basilico photogrpahed for a year the region of Normandy. Landscapes of the North Sea coast, urbanization and seascape architecture...a [...]
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Space Invader
From may 17 to june 21 2003
Space invader is an anonymous artist who takes over the walls of the biggest cities in the world, according to a viral logic of its little "space invaders." Like unalterable ceramic graffiti, they are close to the pixelized elementary [...]
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Hartung
From may 17 to september 28 2003
Through paintings, drawings, prints as well as photographs taken by the artist, th eexhibit is a spotlight shone onHans hartung's work throughout the year 1973, the prolific year taht was a turning point i nwhich he set up in a new atelier [...]
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Annika Larsson
From may 17 to august 17 2003
For her first individual exhibit, Swedish artist Annika Larsson uncodes in her videos the behavior linked to sex and hierarchy through innocent gestures. The music that accompanies them has the public's tension go alternatively up and down.
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Isamu Noguchi, design sculptural
From may 17 to september 7 2003
This exhibit is an homage to the multiple talents of the Japanese sculptor, a former practitioner of Brancusi's. Sand, marble and granite sculptures, lightfilled sculptures, interior design, all the facets of his work eliminating the frontiers [...]
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Raphaël and his time
From may 17 to july 21 2003
More than fifty drawings - red chalk, silver point, black stone or ink- portraits, studies and preparatory drawings trace a century of creation around the personality of this exceptional artist.
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Retrospective, Jean-Claude Gautrand
From may 17 to september 21 2003
The work of photographer Jean-Claude Gontrand is made i nseries and is articulated around a specific characteristic of photography: to record the passage of time on a space.
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Jean-Pierre Bertrand : The Devil obviously...
From may 16 to july 15 2003
Jean-Pierre Bertrand, whose works are difficult to classify, presents three of his video installations, in particular "Passing through" in which he amuses himsef by diverting a sequence from the movie "Eyes Wide Shut".
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Abstracts avant-guarde, in 1950's
From may 16 to july 12 2003
In spite of being unjustly ignored by art amateurs, the 1950s where nevertheless a very fruitful period on the artistic plan, just as proven by the artists, painters and sculptors exhibited here.
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The disappearance of pictures: Erasings of Louis Rollinde & Occultations by anonymous artists
From may 16 to 25 2003
In face of the surplus of images, Louis Rolline recommends erasing and being careful when choosing images. His installation,made of painted screens, ismounted around the theme of Laurent Gervereau's book, The disappearance of images. [...]
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Humphrey Ocean: artist-in-residence
From may 16 to october 19 2003
Humphrey Ocean has been inspired by the museum’s XVIIth century Dutch paintings.
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Augustin Cardenas
From may 15 to june 28 2003
Forty wood and bronze sculptures by Cuban artist Cardenas as well as some ten drawings give us the possibility to better define the sculptor's stylistic progress. He was first an amateur of primitive forms, evolved towards an aspect [...]
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Philippe Pasqua, Lucille, recent works
From may 15 to july 15 2003
Philippe Pasqua, a self-taught painting enthusiast, an avowed follower of Expressionism, deals with the body in his canvases, seen in close-up, in high-angle and low-angle shots. His six new paintings in the series Lucille are presented [...]
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Maurice Denis, photographer
From may 15 to august 24 2003
The relationship between the pictorial and photographic work by Maurice Denis (1870-1943) is illustrated though eighty photographs and fifteen paintings.
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Tom Drahos - Exit
From may 15 to june 15 2003
The winner of the 2003 Arcimboldo Prize for digital creation stages characters closed up in their silence and who flee by dreaming. Drahos treats photography as a filed of experience.
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The invisibility of writting : Pierre Maunoury-Joinul, with de Yoshiko Murakami, Claude Garrandés et Olivia Fryszowski
From may 15 to june 7 2003
Pierre Maunoury Joinul became sensitive to the problem of non-sseing individuals.How do tehy see colors, forms? He is accompanied by Yoshiko Murakami who tries to translate this vision and is off on the paths of their sensorial discovery.
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Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
From may 15 to august 24 2003
As a preview before Paris and London,Montreal hosts a very large retrospective of the painter's. Four hundred works trace his itinerary, from his academic beginnings and his experiences with the Nabis, until his last monumental works.
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Walker Evans 1903-1975
From may 15 to july 12 2003
A large retrospective of Walker Evans, an innovating photographer of America in the XXth century. He began his career with his snapshots denouncing poverty due to the recession of the thirties, and he continued to sketch American [...]
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Susanna Fritscher
From may 15 to october 5 2003
Susanna Fritscher created an installation taht mean sto be in harmony with the architecture of the sculptor's workshop. Playing wiht white and transparency, she wishes t odestabilize the spectator, to plunge him into a new sensitivity [...]
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Yan Pei-Ming
From may 15 to september 1 2003
Yan Pei-Ming works on the human figure, in particular the face. His portraits, whether identified or not, are rather anti-portraits that render a universal humanity. The thirty portraits chosen for this rerospective, done between 1990 [...]
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Sue Williams
From may 15 to july 6 2003
Emerging in the early 1980's with rage-filled and humorous canvases, Sue Williams has recently adopted a style of vivid abstraction that has been compared to de Kooning, Pollock, and Mitchell.
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Yan *Pei-Ming: portraits of Mao
From may 15 to september 30 2003
President Mao Tsé Tung is one of the recurrent subjects of Ming's painted works, which differenciates him from traditional landscpe painting. The effigies, often repeated, tend towards a univeral characteristic of the face and draw [...]
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Live from Dublin
From may 14 to august 14 2003
Six Irish artists from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, are invited to present their works, whether paintings or photographs, proof taht contemporary Irish creation knows how to associate traditional techniques and avant-gard [...]
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Yanomami, the spirit of the wood
From may 14 to october 12 2003
A surprising encounter between the Yanomani Indians, the largest tribe in the Amazone jungle, still living in a traiditional fashion, and contemporary artists who shared their evey day life in the village of Watoriki. They brough back [...]
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Photographie, architecture et idées de l'Inde
From may 14 to september 14 2003
The politics of representation in the photographs of Indian architecture, from British colonialism to post-colonialism.
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John Currin selects
From may 14 2003 to january 4 2004
What makes a masterpiece? What kind of relationships exist between European and American painting? John Currin culled 40 pieces in the museum collection to answer those questions and show his interest in history of painting, from Van Gogh [...]
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Olivier Debré
From may 14 to july 31 2003
Olivier Debré started painting in the manner of the Impressionists to evolve first towards expressionism and then towards abstraction. La Galerie suggests coming back to the works of the end of his career, those from the 1980s and 1990s.
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Pulse, art, healing and transformation
From may 14 to august 31 2003
The ICA presents the works of 15 internatioanl artists, among them Jospeh Beuys, Lygia Clark, Cai Guo Qiang, Hannah Wilke and Ernesto Neto. The works gather around their "curative" aspect towards the spectators who are called to participate.The [...]
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Peter Doig: Charley's space, paintings and drawings 1989-2002
From may 13 to september 7 2003
Peter Roig suggests a contemporary vision of a most traditional subject, the landscape. His images, in a figurative tendency and created from photograps he paints, are inspired from natural large extensions in Canada or in Trinidad [...]
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Jean-Pierre *Schneider - Tread
From may 13 to june 15 2003
His most recent paintings, whether large or small format, all have the same theme, the leg. Jean-Pierre Schneider tries to take a hold of the instant in which the step precedes the moment of lack of balance.
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The french daguerreotype, a photographic thing
From may 13 to august 17 2003
This process of mechanical and chemical reproduction perfected by Daguerre looks like a poor aspect of the beginnings of photography. Yet the 300 works presented here following a theme correct this injustice by revealing the importance [...]
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Kazimir Malevich: Suprematism
From may 13 to september 4 2003
Between 1915 and 1932, Kazimir Malevich developed a system of abstract painting called «Suprematism», an art of pure form meant to be universally comprehensible regardless of cultural or ethnic origin. 120 paintings and drawings focus [...]
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René Moreu - Monography
From may 12 2003 to january 5 2004
Though he partially lost his sight, René Moreu has known how to reproduce luminous paintings that belong to no school, nor to any artistic movement, but that reveal the perception of an artist who has remained in the shadows.
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Jean-François Mutzig : ochre impressions
From may 12 to june 9 2003
Jean-François Mutzig's photographs are an invitation to a trip through the colors of Provence in the mazes of the region's ochres. As he searches for the effects of the sun on the earths, the images he offers are sometimes surprising [...]
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Living in Normandy in the Middle Ages. Daily life archeology 13th-15th c.
From may 11 to october 26 2003
Following its attachment to France in the XIIth century, Normandy went through a long period of development and prosperity. The excavations these last few years have confirmed this expansion by revealing a diversified crafts and trade [...]
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Richard Artschwager
From may 10 to july 6 2003
To celebrate the New York artist's 80th birthday, drawings as well as sculptures and design objects from private collections and the collection of the Deutsche Bank, offer a wide array of this vesatile artist's production.
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Olafur Eliasson
From may 10 to august 31 2003
Olafur Eliasson is internationally renowned for his "sensorial" environments of lights, sounds and natural materials, which explore the different factors conditioning the viewer's perception.
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Gaston Vuillier - Retrospective
From may 9 to june 11 2003
A retrospective of a forgotten artist, Gaston Vuillier, a traveling painter, also a press illustrator and an ethnographer, who knew how to retranscribe in his works the popular customs and traditions from the countryside as a humble [...]
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Robert Combas, portraits and scratching cards concert
From may 9 to june 13 2003
A Jack-of-all-trades, Robert Combas designed for this exhibit embossed paintings, confronted by portraits which beckon to the visitor thorugh the mystery they give off.
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Thomas Ruff : photographs 1979 to present
From may 9 to july 6 2003
A 20-year retrospective intothe career of oneof themajor figures in photography,who became known inteh 80s with his series of large portraits, houses and stary skies.
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Leonardo da Vinci. Drawings and manuscripts
From may 9 to july 14 2003
A themed itinerary marked by over 130 drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and his pupils. Following a section dedicated to his beginnings, we can see sketches and studies for various of his master pieces among which The Virgin of the Rocks [...]
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Jiri Kolar's collection
From may 8 to june 21 2003
An anthology from the collection of Czech artist and poet Jiri Kolar which lets us see the collector's various interests: Brueghel and Dürer for ancient art, Mucha and Marold for Czech art, the works of the Groupe 42 which he was a part [...]
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Africa : a selfportrait. A century of African photography
From may 8 to november 7 2003
Africa as seen by African photographers, through 250 images.
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Chéri Samba
From may 8 to november 7 2003
About fifteen paintings by the Congolese artist Chéri Samba.
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Sculpture : Centre Georges Pompidou collection
From may 8 to august 31 2003
Seventy six sculptures from 1910 to our days, from the Georges Pompidou Cener are gathered together at the Carré d'Art for his first decade and offer a wide panorama covering all the major artistic movements of the XXth centry: cubism, [...]
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Sea and Sky : Photographs by Gustave Le Gray, 1856-1857
From may 8 to august 3 2003
For the opening of the new photograph gallery, the works of the famous French photographer of the XIXth century are exhibited, among them the famous landscapes always with the perfect balance of proportions.
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Art of the first cities : the third millennium B.C., from the Mediterranean to the Indus
From may 8 to august 17 2003
Nearly 400 hundred pieces -sculptures, jewels, metals, cuneiform tablets - are proof of the birth the first cities and the first Empires in Syria and in Mesopotamia during the third century B.C.
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A. R. Penck, events of unknown
From may 7 to july 19 2003
In a range of colored tones, thirty new works in paper explore the theme of man in face of the unknown as well as the cultural and social interactions linked to these themes.
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Trespassing : houses x artists
From may 7 to july 27 2003
Ten contemporary artists are invited to each design a house in collaboration with the architects Alan Koch and Linda Taalman. This first phase of the exhibition will display the results of the project, with works by Kevin Appel, Chris [...]
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Tacita Dean
From may 7 to june 22 2003
With the help of different media such as photography, drawing or 16 mm movies, Tacita Dean pulls us into her universe mixing objects, events and abandoned beings which she confronts in the present.
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Anne-Marie Schneider
From may 7 to june 22 2003
On paper covered by gouache or water colors, Anne-Marie Schneider offers a series dedicated to eggs. And three films, done by the artist, show the emotion and the tension in the act of creation.
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Guermaz
From may 7 to 31 2003
As part of the year of Algeria, the house of human sciences presents paintings, watercolors and pastels from Guermaz. Between Algiers, Oran and Paris, tradition and modernity, the artist entered at the end of the 1960s a path of meditation [...]
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A as Architecture
From may 6 to june 13 2003
Since the Renaissance, painting and sculpture have been intimately linked to architecture. But what is the situation today? This is the question the exhibit tries to answer, bu putting in parallel works by artists and studies by architects.
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Lars Nillson, Game is over
From may 6 to august 17 2003
The Swedish artist, who exhibits for the first time in a Parisian institution, unveils his strongly autobiographic universe which rests on the relations between men and women, the inversion of roles and the mixing up of identities, [...]
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Antonella *Bussanich
From may 6 to july 19 2003
Three video-objects interfere in the Cube: Myself, Sandpainting II and Infinite march. These installations combine photo and video, and give a sensation of exploring movement.
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Christian Gaillard : Mujeres
From may 6 to 30 2003
The torrero women and the flamenco dancers have inspired the artist who, in his paintings, seeks to understand the mysterious eye of these women. Don't the affirmative character and the hardness of the look hide the doubt and the fear?
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Arab icons, christian art from the Levant
From may 6 to august 17 2003
A group of surprising and sometimes unseen works - an Arab Christian manuscript from the XIIIth century, plus eighty icones from different schools, liturgical objects -, demonstrate the religious productions by the Christians of the Orient [...]
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AdCity
From may 6 to july 6 2003
As we are surrounded by advertising, we no longer see the artistic side of it. In order to open our eyes to an art all of its own kind, the Porte de hal exhibits various advertising campaigns done since 1990, by confronting them to the older [...]
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Vladislav *Mamyshev-Monroe : Dindin or Saint Paparazzi
From may 5 to june 6 2003
Russian artist Mamyshev-Monroe disguises himself in characters as different as Tintin or Marilyn Monroe and becomes the subject of his own photographs which he touches up.
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Noël Pasquier - The art, from the constraint to the liberty
From may 5 to august 30 2003
For Noel Pasquier, "a commission is a fight between the artist and the constraints". The exhibit is a n itinerary wished for by this eclectic artist -the author of various public commissions such as the 4000m2 mural painting in Suresnes, [...]
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Juan Muñoz
From may 4 to july 27 2003
The exhibit showcases the first sculptures created by the Spanish artist in the United States and offers a new vision of figurative sculpture.
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Jean-Baptiste Descamps, painter and art theorist
From may 4 to december 31 2003
Descamps' works, of which seven haverecnetly been restored, live side by side with works by his main students, Lemmonier, Lethière, Houël ou Deshays.This first exhibit dedicated to the artist also presents written documents that are proof [...]
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Jean-Antoine Houdon(1741-1828) : sculptor of the Enlightenment
From may 4 to september 7 2003
Universally recognized as the greatest European portrait sculptor of the last half of the 18th century. Different states of creation, from terracotta to marble, such as his famous bust of Diderot.
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Art history project
From may 3 to july 27 2003
As a result of one year of collaboration by ICA's curatorial staff with students from the History of Art Department at the University of Pennsylvania, the exibition displays works by local artists.
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Napoleon, images of a legend
From may 3 to september 1 2003
To celebrate its opening, the museum sheds light on the contribution that imagery has brought to the Napoleon legend. "Imperial Napoleon", "Napoleon martyr", or commanding his troops on a battle field...Objects, prints and paintings [...]
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Design Berlin! New projects for a changing city
From may 2 to june 22 2003
More than ten years after the reunification, the creative scene in Berlin confirms its position as a new avant-gard and dreams of a new capital. The projects presented here by the young designers and architects are particularly innovating.
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The machines to worry the stones
From may 2 to june 2 2003
Robert Jarry's collection
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Apollon and his muses
From may 2 to september 28 2003
Giovanni Baglione's paintings in the XVIIth century, that decorated one of the cabinets of the Royal Palace in Luxembourg, influenced a number of French artists. After having undergone a major restoration, they are exhibited today [...]
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Roy Lichtenstein on the roof
From may 1 to november 2 2003
A roof garden in a New York building with view over Central Park can only be an ideal place for the selection of 6 bronzes by Roy Lichenstein. These sculptures from the 1990s are only visible if the weather conditions permit it...
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Pissarro in London
From may 1 to august 3 2003
For the centenary of the death of Camille Pissarro, the National Gallery exhibits a small number of paintings produced during the four stayings of the artist in the British capital.
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Goddess
From may 1 to august 3 2003
Paintings from the Antiquity, theater and movie costumes and cretions by fashion designers such as Yves Saint Laurent, John Galliano or Gucci illustrate the adaptation of a classical Greek dress through time.
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