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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.

Per Kirkeby, recent works
From january 31 to march 22 2003
Per Kirkeby presents twelve recent paintings,seven paintings on wood done between 1998 and 2000, and twelve gouaches and pencil on paper, extracted by him from his notebook of drawings.
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The Citibank photography prize 2003
From january 31 to march 22 2003
Return to a documentary approach of photography, with this presentation of the four finalists : Jitka Hanzlová (Czech Republic), Bertien van Manen (Netherlands), Simon Norfolk (UK) and Juergen Teller (Germany).
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Albert Marquet, from fauvism to impressionism
From january 31 to march 30 2003
Marquet, an unknown fauvist artist, was fascinated by subjects of ports and in particular the quais of the Seine. Nearly eighty paintings and works of art on paper allow us to discover the pure colours, the audacious framings and the lightness [...]
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Françoise Vigot : clic
From january 31 to march 9 2003
Two spheres, one red, the other blue are the elements of a new series of paintings and numbered cushions by Françoise Vigot. On a white background, the spheres repeat themselves, next to one another or fit into one antoher, transform [...]
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Holbein, Portrait of Sir Henry and Lady Guildford
From january 31 to april 27 2003
The portraits of the British couple of merchants that Holbein painted in 1527 are brought together for the first time in the last four hundred years. The two paintings are accompanied by the artist's preparatory drawings.
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Voyage into myth: French painting form Gauguin to Matisse in the Ermitage collection
From january 31 to april 27 2003
Seventy-five works of the French avant-garde from the Saint Petesburg museum's collection... An immersion into the heart of symbolism, post-impressionism, fauvism and the beginnings of modern art.
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From Picasso to Barceló, the spanih artists
From january 31 to june 9 2003
A choice of 70 works punctuate the strong moments of the artistic itinerary of 18 Spanish creators, among which Picasso, Gris, Dali, Gonzales, Saura, Palazuelo, Chillida, Arroyo, Munoz and Barceló. The exhibit reveals the important [...]
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Richelieu : Art and Power
From january 31 to april 20 2003
Nearly 200 works signed by Poussin, Philippe de Champaigne, Le Brun or Vouet are witnesses of Richelieu's sponsorship.Looking over the foundatoinof the Académie Française andthe reform of the Franch language, the cardinal orchestrated [...]
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Marc Chagall: Engravings from 1951 to 1964
From january 30 to april 13 2003
The graphic work by Marc Chagall is displayed through 59 lithographs, belonging to the Maeght Foundation, as well as a selection of catalogues, monographs and books, including the original illustrated editions of Et sur la terre (text [...]
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Olafur Eliasson
From january 30 to may 19 2003
Inspired by the fragi land translucid architecture of the Palacio de Cristal, Olafur Eliasson made a sort of garden, by creating especially for this place some ten works, of which some are a metamorphosis of his earlier instalations.
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Thirty years of publicity: 1920-1950
From january 30 to august 31 2003
Following the exhibit dedicated to the 1850-1920 years, this event offers a panorama of advertising in France between 1920 and 1950 through four themes: development of consumer society, traveling, shows and the Second World War.
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André Lambotte, working the grass
From january 30 to march 15 2003
Seventeen unpublished drawings on paper, done over the last three years, inspired from writings by Rilke, Rimbaud, Dotremont...
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Malevich, a selection of the Stedekijk Museum of Amsterdam collections
From january 30 to april 27 2003
This exhibit groups together some 24 paintings and fifty graphic works representative of different periods of Malévitch's works. It opens on the impressionist compositions of 1906 and ends on graphic drawings of the artist's post-suprematist [...]
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Trespassing : houses x artists
From january 29 to april 13 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 Jim Isermann, Renée [...]
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Popular traditions from Algeria and black Africa
From january 29 to february 22 2003
The African continent unveils its history, its men and its land through thirty poteries from Burkina-Fasso, over sixty objects of every day life in Mali and twenty-seven panels alluding to the Algeria's artistic and cultural life.
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Claude *Batho - Time of things
From january 28 to march 23 2003
John Batho uses photography for its plastic qualities, conversely to his wife, Claude Batho, who gets her inspiration from daily and intimate life in a very simple manner. She fixed instants of ordinary life to better look at it.
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Léa Crespi - Today
From january 28 to march 23 2003
Famous for her monumental photographs, Léa Crespi now delivers to us an intimate diary made of fugitive moments, presented in the form of snapshots in small formats, without a frame nor a setting.
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Annelies Strba - Shades of time
From january 28 to march 23 2003
A diaporama of 240 photographs simultaneously projected on three screens, allude to different moments of life, in places full of history for this Slovac artist.
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Danielle Vallet Kleiner : Escape from New York
From january 28 to february 22 2003
Danielle Vallet Kleiner travelled throughout the USA in search for cities named after Paris. Treated over the computer, the twenty-four photographs that make up the series Escape from New York erase the limits between virtuality and reality.
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Balmain, the Mortensen years
From january 28 to september 1 2003
As of 1945 Pierre Balmain created his fashion house aimed at active, elegant women. Erik Mortensen succeeded him when he died in 1982, and signed his own modern style. This period of the Balmain house between 1982 and 1990 is repreented [...]
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Rudolf Nureyev
From january 28 to october 11 2003
To commemorate the death of this famous dancer and choreographer, the Theater Museum presents an ensemble of photographs, posters, video excerpts, costume drawings and decors of his shows.
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Dreams of capitale : Paris and his embellishments maps
From january 28 to april 20 2003
Thirty two plans and development projects done between 1675 and 1830, models of the urban fabric, simple enlargements or new constructions show the transformation of the capital imagined by architects-urban planers.
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Costas Balafas, photography
From january 28 to march 2 2003
This first retrospective exhibition of the photographer Costas Balafas in Athens illustrates everyday life after the second world war, through a hundred black and white images.
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Voodoo attacks the Art's Factory: The incredible movie posters of Ghana
From january 26 to february 28 2003
Publicity objects or works of art? Some thirty posters are present, painted by local artists. Aimed at promoting Ghana's cinema production, they are extremely original and may be interpreted in many ways.
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Andy Goldsworthy : three cairns
From january 26 to april 13 2003
Site-specific works and photographs documenting the previous ephemeral creations by the British artist Andy Goldsworthy.
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Masterworks from El Greco to Picasso in The Phillips Collection
From january 26 to may 4 2003
53 spectacular paintings and sculpture, including works by Delacroix, Renoir, van Gogh, Matisse, Rodin, Klee, and many other artists, are on view.
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Liquid Sky
From january 25 to march 29 2003
Two main rooms, two plastic suggestions. Christoph Büchel and Bob Gramsma make a piece that includes 25 cars forming a floor on which the visitor is invited towalk to join the funny chracter created by Toni Martelli, before being awakened [...]
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Martin Walde
From january 25 to march 30 2003
The works of Martin Walde is characterized by the accumulatoin of used materials. Ropes, plastic, wax in liquefaction or even frogs of worms. Installations that keep a narrative dimension and that invite the spectator to intervene.
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Adams, Forsyth, Steele
From january 25 to april 6 2003
15 works by Indiana painters from the Lilly Endowment collection.
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The Chinese poster 1921-2001
From january 25 to april 27 2003
A selection of some one hundred rare posters tell China's economic and commercial development, from the pre-revolutionary period to the Maoïst propaganda and contemporary creation. They are put in relation to documentaries, archive [...]
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Fabrice Praeger : inventory
From january 25 to april 27 2003
An inventory of Francis Praeger's work, including images, graphic compositions, design objects, ads and other works.Set up on shelves, like products in a supermarket, they play the role of art works.
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Selections from the Hara Museum’s permanent collection
From january 25 to april 13 2003
About forty works by Karel Appel, Nobuyoshi Araki, Jonathan Borofsky, Tracey Emin, Erró, Gilbert and George, Kaoru Ijima, Yayoi Kusama, Robert Mapplethorpe, Yasumasa Morimura, Laurie Simmons, and others.
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Fiona Tan
From january 25 to may 11 2003
Born in Indonesia from a Chinese father and an Australian mother, the artist stages an identity search in her work. The last videos challenge our own perception of images.
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Jacques Charlier
From january 25 to april 13 2003
Flanders as seen by a French Walloon. Through varied techniques -painting, sculpture, photography, video, comic strips -Jacques Charlier comes back to the popular Flemish icons, to try to analyze and define the Belgian culture.
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Impressionnism and post-impressionnism, the miracle of colour, masterpieces from the Fondation Corboud
From january 25 to may 25 2003
For the first time in the Netherlands, 110 works in many varied styles. Claude Monet, Alfred Sisley and Gustave Caillebotte for impressionnism, Pierre Bonnard, Paul Signac and Paul Gauguin for post-impressionnism, as well as avant-garde [...]
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Cedric Morris and Lett Haines: Teaching, art and life
From january 25 to april 27 2003
The exhibition explores the work of Cedric Morris and Arthur Lett Haines, who created the East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing in 1937. The work of five of their students is also shown.
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A pioneer of posters: Adolf Hohenstein (1854-1928)
From january 25 to march 30 2003
His posters are more famous than his name, but Adolf Hohenstein is one of the pioneers of advertising art. An exceptional ensemble of some thirty posters from the end of the XIXth century are grouped together.
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Sportopia/ van Lieshout'studio
From january 25 to march 23 2003
The Van Lieshout workshop offers an extreme vision of the consumer and entertainment society by presenting prototypes sculptures of facilities for activities such as sport, sex or rest. The exhibit also presents sculptures on the theme [...]
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Around Intervals in Blue
From january 24 to april 12 2003
An homage to the musical components and the lyrical movement of Felim Egan, one of the Irish masters of contemporary abstract painting. An artist in search of the universal and the ordinary in a very detailed work.
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Aernout Mik
From january 24 to march 23 2003
A video creation with theatrical and choreographic aspects... Aernout Mil stages small plays without a story nor words, and presents them simultaneously under two angles, giving the spectator the feeling of being everywhere.
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Jean-François Texier
From january 24 to march 23 2003
An installation on the theme of boxing, in homage to Al Brown and Carlos Monzon, the combatants of the "noble art".
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Alexey Titarenko: Saint-Petersburg, the city of shadows
From january 24 to march 15 2003
The eternal city as it transforms under the eye of Alexey Titarenko, in four temporal sequences: From morning to night, in Winter,
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Francis Bacon, caged, uncaged
From january 24 to april 20 2003
For Bacon's first major exhibit in Portugal, the theme of man's imprisonment and his liberation are alluded to.
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The Hermitage collections - Donations, legacies and acquisitions
From january 24 to february 23 2003
At the moment of the inauguration of the new exhibit spaces, some 800 works are brought otgether, among which we have paintings by impressionist and post-impressionist painters, artists from the canton of Vaud from the XXth century [...]
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Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and 20th Century Mexican Art: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection
From january 24 to april 20 2003
This private collection is considered one of the major collections of XXth century Mexican art. We see works by Kahlo and Rivera, essential artists of Mexican modernism, as well as Orozco, Siqueiros, Tamayo.
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Javier Pérez
From january 24 to april 13 2003
Twenty-one drawings, one volumes and five videos that deal with the human body, often that of the artist, in its relation with the other. The use of glass and smoke tries to express the notions of lightness, movement and instability [...]
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Suzor-Coté, 1869-1937: Light and Matter
From january 24 to may 11 2003
Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté is known for his snow scenes and the thawing of rivers. Paintings, sculptures and drawings show the artist's great skill and his sensibility as a colourist.
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Bill Viola: The passions
From january 24 to april 27 2003
Inspired by medieval or renaissance works, between 2000 and 2002 the video artist produced his Passions series, a significant selection of which is presented here. His monumental video-sound installation Five angels for the millenium [...]
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Hugo Boss Prize 2002 : Pierre Huyghe
From january 24 to may 4 2003
The French artist Pierre Huygue, winner of the Hugo Boss Prize 2002, presents his video installation The big ensembles (2001) and the sculpture The sparkling expedition, act II: Untitled (light show).
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Bonington and his contemporaries
From january 23 to april 27 2003
Twenty-five watercolors by the artist are side by side with some thirty watercolors by Turner,Copley Fielding, Delaroche, Géricault et Roqueplan. This selection shows how Richard Parkes Bonington, in spite of a short life -1802-1828-, [...]
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Naked collections
From january 23 to march 24 2003
Thirty paintings, sculptures, models and studies in pencil and red chalk -from the reserves - illustrate this event dedicated to a theme artists love: nudes.
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Sophie Dejode, Bertrand Lacombe «Kippen's burger»
From january 22 to february 9 2003
The Kippen's burger installation-happening is made up of a fast-food chain for which the artists are invited to draw the interior decoration. The museum thus becomes an utopic and fun universe.
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Giorgio de Chirico and the myth of Ariadne
From january 22 to april 13 2003
The Ariane series done by Giorgio di Chirico between 1912 and 1913 had a considerable influence on surrealist artists Ernst and Dali. It is presented in its integrity, accompanied by some sculptures and associated drawings, as well [...]
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Gérard Collin-Thiébaut
From january 22 to april 7 2003
The artist suggests a new way of looking at the museum's permanent collection, through games of sound and light. According to the time and the rooms, the light becomes green or pink and is accompanied by background music.
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Get real ! Duane Hanson sculpture
From january 22 to march 30 2003
More than twelve hyper-realistic life-sized sculptures by Duane Hanson (1925-1995) are featured.
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Anne Vallayer-Coster : painter to the court of Marie-Antoinette
From january 22 to march 23 2003
Fifty paintings by this French artist of the XVIIIth century are gathered together, as well as works of her contemporaries: Jean Simeon Chardin, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Alexandre-François Desportes, Henri Horace Roland de la Porte and Elisabeth [...]
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Leonardo da Vinci, master draftsman
From january 22 to march 30 2003
Through more than 120 drawings, 80 of which are by Leonardo da Vinci, drawn from various public and private, North-American and European collections, the exhibition illustrates all the facets of the Renaissance genius.
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Feel free, conetmporary textil art in liberty
From january 21 to march 22 2003
This exhibit, the result of an international textile art contest, brings together some fifty mural works made of different materials and done completely with a sewing machine.
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Marion Tuu'luq
From january 21 to september 12 2003
A presentation of some forty embroidered, colorful pieces in large format, the fruit of the eskimo tradition and imagery, in different forms and surprising juxtapositions.
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Hermann retrospective
From january 21 to may 18 2003
A large retrospective dedicated to Hermann, the Belgian drawer, author of the Comanche, Bernard Prince, Les tours du Bois-Maury and Jeremiah series.
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Armand Avril
From january 20 to may 2 2003
Works of art done with laundry pins, corks, spools and other objects found by the artist. Armand Avril assembles all of these recuperated materials to make them into fun and amusing inventions.
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Here and there - David Saltiel
From january 20 to february 21 2003
A work that questions the individual and his condition. Th eexhibit evolves around three installations that start with reality and tend towards what is possible, towards what could exist.
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Philippe Dereux
From january 20 to december 15 2003
The life and work of the master of peals who for more than forty years made compositions, abstract and decorative at first, by mixing fruit and vegetable peals to paint, to end up with figurative paintings representing characters and crowds. [...]
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Olga Kisseleva - So far, so close
From january 19 to march 16 2003
A series of photographs that denounces the uniformization of cities. A space rearranged as an apartment to talk about globalization through a motionless trip via internet. The artist constructs the exhibit around his own perception [...]
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Ann Sophie Stærk, painting
From january 19 to march 11 2003
The neo-pop painting of Ann Sophie Staerk is inspired by photographs (of women, architectures..), taken from fashion magazines. By unveiling their idnetity, they transform them into stylised, decorative silhouettes.
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About we
From january 19 to august 24 2003
The museum celebrates its reopening with nearly 250 works, among which new purchases, such as Richard Serra's installation or the Lissitzki collection.
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Bertrand Canard
From january 19 to march 10 2003
Some forty paintings among which diptychs that question painting through color, form and format. The relation between these elements, between association, flaws and tears reveals the "indissociable" character.
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Hannelore Baron (1926-1987) : works from 1969 to 1987
From january 19 to march 23 2003
Hannelore Baron, who was a self-taught artist, developed a very personal iconography, founded on her past and its questions on man's condition. Over forty collages and ensembles, accompanied by explanatory notes on the creative process. [...]
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Changing hands. Art without reservation : contemporary native american art from the Southwest
From january 19 to march 16 2003
Based on works by some one hundred arts from the American South-West, discover how a local artistic tradition can generate a creativity that joins the artistic research of contemporary art.
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Femmes fatales (1860-1910)
From january 19 to may 4 2003
The rerpesentationof woman as a source of questioning, of sociologic order, psychoanalytic or philosophic, in artists such as Gustave Moreau, Fernand Khnopff, Félicien Rops, Edward Burne-Jones or Edvard Munch.
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Edouard Vuillard
From january 19 to april 20 2003
Earliest academic studies, experience in the Nabis painting of the 1890s, complex interiors and his work associated with avant-grade theatre, some 200 works span the career of this quintessentially but often misunderstood Parisian [...]
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Kasimir Malevitch : Suprematism
From january 18 to april 27 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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Paradise
From january 18 to march 30 2003
Paradise on earth as seen by Monet, Gauguin, Poussin, Watteau, Constable and Stanley Spencer.
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Visualizing the Blues. Images of the American South 1862-1999
From january 18 to march 23 2003
Through the lens of 69 photographers, the numerous cultural characteristics of the South of the U.S.A. which have contributed to the creation of the blues music are revealed.
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Henry de Waroquier, Brittain's images
From january 18 to march 9 2003
Before being a paiter decorator, Henri de Waroquier was a landscape artist and dedicated himself tothe representation of Breton shores, in a style that alluded to Japanese prints. Among the 1000 works that represent the museum's fund, [...]
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Carrie Mae Weems : the Hampton project
From january 18 to march 9 2003
Exploring memories and history, Carrie Mae Weems, artist and anthropologist, concentrates on the issues of educating African-and Native Americans at the Hampton Institute. Late 19th century archive photos are enlarged and printed on transparent [...]
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Daniel Dezeuze - Vade-mecum II: the Black Lounge and some grotesques
From january 17 to march 29 2003
Some sixty unpublished works make up the collection from Le Salon Noir, an ensemble of drawings on a black background allude to the sacred, heresy and gnosticism.
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Gérard Vulliamy, paintings of the last 50 years
From january 17 to february 12 2003
Gérard Vulliamy's (born in 1909)painting is divided between abstract impressionism, cubism and surrealism.
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Pierre et Gilles
From january 17 to march 9 2003
The famous duo Pierre and Gilles offers an exhaustive span of their works since the 70s to the most recent ones.Allying photographic and pictural techniques, they create a fairy-like universe, nourished by encounters and trips, souvenirs [...]
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Alter Ego : involuntary anthropologies
From january 17 to march 23 2003
An anthropologic history from the end of the XIXth century to the 1960s, through some twelve photographs, most of them taken by amateurs, who knew how to grasp the world around them.
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Norbert Ghisoland : fragments of ordinary lifes
From january 17 to march 23 2003
The population of the Borinage in the 1920s and 1930s looked at through snapshots by Norbert Ghisoland, taken from a fund of 40 000 negatives. Documents with a sociologic, historic and esthetic interest.
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A quintet for tomorrow
From january 17 to march 1 2003
Photographs by Yto Barrada, Mathieu Bernard-Reymond, Olga Chernysheva, Carole Fékété and Antoine Petitprez.
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The Louvre in metamorphosis
From january 17 to october 31 2003
From 1992 to 1994, Jean-Christophe Ballot, architect, cineast and photographer, wandered round the Louvre when the palace and museum were in mutation. In his photographic works, a walk through a space in metamorphosis is depicted.
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Memories of the visible
From january 17 to april 14 2003
Various traditional and modern prints allude to the history of printing on metal.
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Daniel *Dezeuze - Vade-mecum I: Grotesques
From january 16 to march 30 2003
A series of drawings inspired from the Italian grotesque from the end of the Renaissance. Forms in suspension, in color or black and white, as sketches or more elaborate, allude to the living world in a dynamic and colorful space.
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Monograph of Ralf Schraivogel
From january 16 to march 22 2003
Half way between graphic design and visual arts, Ralf Schraivogel's creations are impossible to classify. His entire work from the last fifteen years is presented, including some thirty posters, as well as sketches illustrating his creative [...]
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Claude Tétot - Paintings
From january 16 to march 30 2003
Claude Tétot's painting is a dialogue between space and motifs. Large format paintings in which the motif is inscribed on a monochrome flat tints. Abstract painting with an affirmed graphic character on a background of saturated colors [...]
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Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, colour photographs 1936-1946
From january 16 to february 22 2003
The first European exhibit of colored photographs by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, done between 1936 and 1946 with a Leica 35 mm. The only known print from his time is kept in New York, while the prints for this exhibit were done, without being [...]
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Annette Lawrence
From january 16 to march 2 2003
Born in 1965 in New York, Annette Lawrence works in a wide range of media : drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, performance...
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José Jorge Oramas, metaphysical solar
From january 16 to april 14 2003
Inspired since 1929 by Franz Roh's book Magic Realism, José Jorge Oramas, who died prematurely at 24, developed a personal look on the Canary islands. An homage is payed to him by those he influenced.
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Jean-Paul Agosti, metamorphosis of the canopies
From january 15 to march 1 2003
Recent paintings and watercolours by Jean-Paul Agosti.
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James Lee Byars - Louise Bourgeois
From january 15 to march 31 2003
Two monumental installations face to face, Precious Liquids by Louise Bourgeois and Red Angel by James Lee Byars, two key works in the museum's collection.
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Mimmo Jodice
From january 15 to february 23 2003
Italian artist Mimmo Jodice, in his new photographic series, transforms the sea into a space of reflexion on what is intimate.
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Otto Dix, From one War to Another
From january 15 to march 31 2003
Some one hundred drawings from the end of the war, narcissic self-portraits, landscapes in the tradition of the Renaissance masters. Works of a caustic nature, from the end of dadaism to the flight from nazism.
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Antoni Tàpies, paintings
From january 15 to march 1 2003
Five monumental paintings of identical format, done in 2002, establish a story through a sacred characteristic given to daily life.
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Dear Painter, paint me
From january 15 to april 6 2003
An aspect of figurative painting through different nudes by Francis Picabia, portraits by Bertrand Buffet, "capitalist-realist" paintings by Sigmar Polke and Martin Kipenger's iconic painting.
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Wolfgang Tillmans, view from above
From january 15 to april 21 2003
Wolfgang Tillmans is undoubtedly one of the most mediatic photographers of this decade. While his works from the 1990s constitute a chronical of contemporary culture, his recent works are often abstract, like these images shot from [...]
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Bienvenu Sala (1870-1939) and Jean Sala (1895-1976)
From january 14 to february 8 2003
Bienvenu and Jean Sala, glass artists from generation to generation, have renewed the art of glass by imitating hard stones such as jade, quartz or amber. Some forty pieces render homage to these magicians of glass.
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Gao Xingjian : the taste for ink
From january 14 to march 30 2003
Gao Xingjian, the nobel litterature prize recipient, is a painter as well. Some one hundred Indian ink drawings on rice paper, with very varied dimensions, between figuration and abstraction, in which the artist associates Oriental [...]
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Identity and place : African-American artists 1929-1945
From january 14 to may 4 2003
A selection of more than eigthy works, drawn from the Metropolitan Museum's collection, reflect aspects of the African-Americans' daily life between 1929 and 1945 : among others, prints by Dox Thrash and Elizabeth Catlett, paintings [...]
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Zeynep Yüksel: Paintings, prints, drawings
From january 13 to february 1 2003
Turkish artist (born in 1948)Zeynep Yüksel's drawings in charcoal catch the instant and the soul of the human being in a few traits.
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Peter Pan is back !
From january 12 to february 22 2003
Following a suggestion by Stéphane Calais, some ten artists present their reations:Silvia Bächli, Christian Biecher, Jean-Marc Bustamante, Stéphane Calais, Didier Courbot, Floc'h, Frédéric Guélaff, Olivier Nottellet, Guillaume Paris, [...]
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Propositions...
From january 11 to march 23 2003
Prisca Cosnier, Claire Lucas, Monsieur Richard and Christophe Rolland offer a diversity of visions, through their paintings, sculptures and installations.
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Drawings and paintings on paper
From january 11 to march 1 2003
Works by Jérôme Boutterin, Philippe Compagnon, Christophe Cuzin, Alix Delmas, Paul van der Eerden, Gilgian Gelzer, Stephen Maas, Philippe Richard, Peter Soriano and Elmar Trenkwalder.
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Hélène Marcoz, if I was the point of view
From january 11 to february 13 2003
A sort of movie film in which we see views of a building, a car or a warehouse.
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Chosen pieces
From january 11 to march 1 2003
Works by Bouchony, Martin, Pincemin, Malherbe, Le Bars, Hollan, Scorbiac, Buraglio, Brunschwig, Korab, Hélénon, Reimpré and Rossberg.
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Édouard Sautai : Houses
From january 11 to february 16 2003
Sculptor Édouard Sautai sends us back to the idea of childhood: some ten photographs of cabins in chosen places, two houses with human dimensions in paper stretched over a metallic structure and a series of photographs of building [...]
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Improbable borders : the Equator. Photographs by Alan Cohen
From january 11 to february 5 2003
Since the late 1990s, Alan Cohen produces quasi-abstract black and white photographs, which make evident the geopolitical demarcations of the equator region, normally visible only on maps.
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François Rouan : ash babies
From january 11 to february 22 2003
Two recent photographic series by painter François Rouan: Epreuve négative (1998-2002) et Tressements / collages (2001-2002) superimpose multiple negatives and integrate pictural elements.
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Shirana Shahbazi : Good words
From january 11 to march 5 2003
A series of colour photographs of contemporary Iran's inhabitants and landscapes capture a diversity of trans-cultural attitudes, habits and aspects.
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Three strong ones : Ebba Cartensen, Anna Klindt Sørensen, Olivia Holm-Møller
From january 11 to march 23 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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Agnès Thurnauer - The circumstances aren't extenuating
From january 11 to march 9 2003
Agnès Thurnauer presents for her first monographic exhibit in Paris, some twenty recent paintings among which the latest acquisition by the Pompidou Center The present time of 2002. Two videos, hand written notes as well as texts and images [...]
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The transportation of place : photographs by Max Becher and Andrea Robbins
From january 11 to march 5 2003
Resulting of the collaboration between Max Becher (Germany, born 1964) and Andrea Robbins (US, born 1963), four series of documentary photographs, realised between 1991 and 2001, question the notion of cultural heritage, and its integration [...]
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Linda Karshan, marks and moves
From january 11 to march 2 2003
One of the rare artists to have based their career on the art of drawing, Linda Karshan invests her repetitive motifs with an intuitive energy. Here are grouped her works of the ten last years.
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Philippe Bazin, women activists from Balcans
From january 11 to february 26 2003
A series of interviews and photographic portraits of activists from the regions of former Yougoslavia and Albania, are marked by political thoughts .
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Patrick Corillon
From january 11 to february 22 2003
Patrick Corillon's « oblomons » are machines that progressively unveil a story, on the condition the spectator makes them turn around the room. Physical-mental trips that turn the spectator into an actor...
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Selections
From january 11 to february 2 2003
For the twentieth anniversary of the Regional Contemporary Art Fund, the Arsenal offers a retrospective of the current collections. This exhibit, organised by the "Amis du Frac" follows no theme other than that of pleasure and spontaneity.
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Algerian contemporary art
From january 11 to march 9 2003
During the Djazaïr, an Algerian year in France, the Espace Visitation makes us discover the work of three contemprary Algerian artists: Meriem Aït El Arat, Nourredine Ferroukhi and Nadia Spahis.
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Peter Clough
From january 10 to february 1 2003
This first part of the retrospective exhibit by the painter-sculptor is made of works done between 1958 and 1962, with in particular metal sculptures in welded iron and paintings in tones of ochres and browns.
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Abdallah Benanteur : recent paintings
From january 10 to february 15 2003
Abdallah Benanteur presents his recent landscapes, universes completely metamorphosed, astride the abstract and the figurative, terrestrial and celestial, transparent and opaque.
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Algerian design: new generation
From january 10 to february 23 2003
Twenty-eight Algerian designers, students or graduated and confirmed, exhibit their projects of furniture, objects and dining articles.
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Marcel Du-Prê
From january 8 to 31 2003
Marcel Du-Prè installed his fame by sticking up posters in the streets of Paris and Barcelona, with slogans such as "Marcel Du-Prè, future pope". His recent paintings and posters translate his experiences with humor.
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Urban mobiles
From january 8 to may 5 2003
The Maubuisson abbey offers three exhibits on the theme of landscapes.This first part puts forward the artistic representation of town planing through photogrpahs by Walter Niedermayr, videos by Marcel Dinahet or even sound and visual [...]
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Jean Dessirier: Wood, zinc and lead
From january 7 to february 4 2003
By combining various techniques -cut outs, hammering and painting - Jean Dessirier creates polychrome works, sculpted in materials that mark the passage of time, such as wood, lead, zinc or sheet metal.
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Hortala: Portraits gallery
From january 7 to february 4 2003
A series of watercolored drawings in Indian ink, oil paintings and acrylics on cloth and on wood by artist Hortala. A fun filled graphism, often accompanied by a poetic prose, his works are filled with humanity...
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A. Lee Mayr: New York Snapshots
From january 7 to february 11 2003
Taken between 1977 and 2002 in the sector of Wall Street, the 33 photographs of the New York Snapshots series are inspired by Brett Easton Ellis' book American Psycho. Snapshots tainted with violence and melancholy.
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Rob Day
From january 7 to february 2 2003
Commercial illustrator, contributor of Sports illustrated, Time, Rolling Stone, Esquire and Smithsonian, Rob Day exhibits a series of unpublished oil on masonite paintings.
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Ambassadors of progress : American women photographers in Paris, 1900-1901
From january 4 to march 9 2003
Reconstitution of two historical exhibitions held in Paris in the beginning of the XXth century. About 80 original and unpublished prints celebrate the image of the women pioneers of photography. Historical testimony of woman's status [...]
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Image and empire: Picturing India during the colonial era
From january 4 to may 25 2003
During the colonial expansion, from the XVIIth to the XXth centuries, the contact between occidental and Indian cultures was fructuous for both sides. The pieces exhibited are drawn principally from the University of Harvard museums' [...]
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Charles Stratos
From january 4 to february 5 2003
In his recent works Charles Stratos transforms scenes of daily life into imaginary universes, full of life.
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The business of being Turner
From january 1 to 31 2003
Presented in three chronological sections, the integrity of the Vaughan bequest's watercolours and drawings and a representative selection from the Liber studiorum print series prove of a commercial aspect, which Turner developped [...]
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