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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.

Paris, capital of America : The american Avant-garde in Paris, 1918-1939
From august 31 to november 30 2003
During the period between the two wars Paris was the favorite city for foreign artists (in particular Americans) who took back to their country a modernity that later allowed them to free themselves from Europe and to find their own artistic [...]
Blobjects & Cutensils: Design for optimism!
From august 30 2003 to january 4 2004
A "blobject" is an object with a curvilinear, flowing design, such as the Apple iMac computer and the Volkswagen Beetle, while a "cutensil" is kitchen implement or other utensil with a cute design. This exhibition will trace the evolution [...]
Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection.
From august 30 to november 9 2003
Presented in four sections,some 200 works highlight the influence exercised by the sultans over arms, metalwork, ceramics,manuscripts.
Saturday the 23th august : Yayoi *Kusama
From august 23 to october 11 2003
Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is known in particular for her political and feminist happenings of the sixties. Today she presents an installation in a special room for the gallery, as well as movies and photographs of her performances, [...]
Friday the 22 august: Roy *Lichtenstein
From august 22 2003 to january 11 2004
The 50 paintings and numerous drawings presented here were done between 1961 and 1966. Roy Lichtenstein is known for introducing the universe of comic strips and poular icons into Art. By shaking certain dusty cliches, this retrospective [...]
Friday the 15th august: Hans *Holbein the Young(1497/98-1543), painter of the Henry 8th Court
From august 15 to november 16 2003
The Mauritshuis museum will dedicate its Summer exhibit to a retrospective of the master of psychologic portraits. Among the works of art, some twenty portraits in paint on wood, as many drawings, many preparatory studies, and three [...]
Paul Klee - The late work 1933-1940
From august 10 to november 9 2003
The exhibit of Klee's later works, doen afte the arrival of the Nazis to power in 1933, underlines the special role they play in the artist's creative process.
Friday the 08th august: Alan *Reynolds
From august 8 to september 21 2003
A glance at the fifty years of Alan Reynolds' career during which the search for balance and structure is a permanent line, from his first landscapes influenced by Constable to his more constructivist reliefs.
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