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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.

Younger or less young
From april 30 to july 11 2004
Around photographer Walter Pfeiffer, various artists linked to youth are grouped togetehr, either because they too are young artists, because their creations are aimed at young people, or because theyhave adopted a new aesthetics born [...]
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Wholeheartedly - abcd, a collection of crude art
From april 30 to september 26 2004
In remaining faithful tot he spirit of Dubuffet, the abcd collection aims at seeking new talents. In conclusion, the 200 works shown bring otgether the main artists of brut art such as Aloïse, Forestier or Schottie Wilson as well as artists [...]
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Lee Friedlander : at work
From april 30 to june 13 2004
A vivid observer and chronicler of the contemporary world, Lee Freindlander offers an itinerary in the world of labor in the USA through some one hundred portraits of workers.
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François *Kollar. France is working
From april 30 to june 13 2004
In parallel to the exhibit dedicated to Lee Friedlander, a beautiful selection of photogrpahs offers a precise and objective portrait of the man at work in France in the 30s.
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The Marriage of reason and squalor: Jake and Dinos Chapman.
From april 30 to june 25 2004
The 1st exhibit in Spain by the Chapman brothers with numerous works: drawings, sculptures, prints and installations fully reveals their tendency for provocation, with an additional reinterpretation of Goya's war disasters ...
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30 highlights of Islamic arts
From april 30 2004 to april 25 2005
Some thirty exceptional pieces from the IXth to the XVIth centuries, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, are exhibited next to works from the department of Islam art. We will note in particular the glass gold and enameled, decor bowl, [...]
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Caricatures 1870-1888: The collection of communard Jules Perrier.
From april 29 to october 16 2004
Captain Jules Perrier of the French national guard found refuge in Geneva to escape the repression of the Parisian revolt in 1871. The exhibit explores the collection of cartoons given to the BPU by Perrier. In front of them a book [...]
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Helen Chadwick
From april 29 to august 1 2004
To celebrate its reopening, the Barbican presents a retrospective dedicated to one of the founders of British contemporary art and which presents the artist's most important works, such as Cacao (1994), a giant fountain of hot chocolate... [...]
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In search of bygone castles in Ile de France
From april 28 to july 11 2004
Some one hundred prints from the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries allow us to discover Princes' dwellings, royal houses and private castles in the Ile-de-France region. The facades on courtyards and on gardens, the parks, the fountains [...]
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Trips in the heart of the *Ecole de Paris, Warnod's way
From april 28 to october 3 2004
Some fifty international artists from the Ecole de Paris came to join the Bateau-Lavoir of Montmartre at the beginning of the XXth century, then the Ruche in Montparnasse. Here they are represented through 130 paintings, sculptures, [...]
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Chantal Akerman
From april 28 to june 7 2004
A retrospective of the work of artist-director ChantalAkerman through two projections, «From the other side», an extension of her film «De l'autre côté» and «Autobiography-selfportrait in progress», a visual, auditive and motor experience [...]
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Arelis, contemporary tapestry
From april 27 to july 24 2004
Through the works of 36 artists done with very diverse fibres and materials, mural works, sculptures or installations, the exhibit retraces the multiple techniques of contemporary tapestry, and allows us to discover its freedom of creation.
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Laurent Gueneau: Pictures without words.
From april 27 to may 29 2004
To celebrate the arrival of Eastern European countries into the UE, Laurent Gueneau's exhibit offers some thirty color photographs, the result of his encounters and his wanderings these last two years in Russia, Poland and Rumania.
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Do Fournier
From april 27 to may 29 2004
The painter mixes in his work wisdom and cacophony. His paintings are rich in light, colors and objects, and the varied decor forms a contrast with the intangibility of the human being. His art is an invitation to happiness...
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Nordics transparency: Maibritt Jonsson and Pete Hunner, danish masters glaziers.
From april 25 to september 26 2004
This traveling exhibit of the Danish glass masters is presented for the last time at the Jacques Henri Lartigue Art Center. Some one hundred pieces: sculptures, vases, cups...show the creations of two artists from the island of Bornholm, [...]
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Brush, netting and ball. Frabrics from the egyptian antiquity and their creation
From april 25 to november 7 2004
Material, clothing and tapestries from the IInd to the VIIIth century from the delta of the Nile, where three important civilizations followed one another: the Lower-Empire, Christianism and Islam, come illustrate the splendor of this [...]
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Forum Internationale Photographie, Robert *Lebeck
From april 25 to july 25 2004
The International Photography Forum pays homage to famous photographer Robert Lebeck at the moment of his 75th birthday. A large part of his work has been brought together for the first time in order to celebrate the person who deciphered [...]
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Chen Zhen, Dancing Body / Drumming Mind...
From april 24 to august 15 2004
A large retrospective is organized for the first time in the Netherlands of this politically and socially committed artist, bringing together major installations, sculptures and drawings. While combining oriental and western influences, [...]
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Saints of Choirs
From april 24 to august 30 2004
The exhibit brings together an exceptional ensemble of sixteen tapestries of the beginning of the XVIth century brought from most of the French cathedrals. The major piece of the exhibit is the famous tapestry of The life of the Virgin [...]
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Charles *Meryon, a Paris of Baudelaire
From april 23 to july 18 2004
A pretty selection of views of Paris by one of the most remarkable water colorists of the XIXth century.
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Raphaelle de Groot et Alain Bernardini
From april 23 to june 13 2004
These two artists are interested in the facts and situations that are difficult to represent. Raphaëlle de Groot tries to show how the blind can see by exchanging with them a work of tactile drawings. Alain Bernardini wishes to represnet [...]
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From Almut *Heise to Rupprecht Matthies
From april 23 to july 4 2004
For the last two years the museum has presented a panorama of art in the 60s in Hamburg. The exhibit does a resume of these two years and brings together works by artists such as F.E Walther, Wulf Kirschner, Christian Hahn or even [...]
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M + M *Auer collection, a story of the photography
From april 22 to september 12 2004
Photography lovers Michel and Michèle Auer present a part of the objects they have collected over more than 40 years: photograph images, cameras from the daguerrotype chamber to the more recent ones, and a rich library dedicated to photography [...]
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TREMOR. Contemporary South African Art
From april 22 to june 20 2004
13 South African artists use various media such as painting, video, sculpture or photography, take part in the first large exhibit dedicated to South-African artists in Belgium. This event is part of the commemoration of the first [...]
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Félix *Vallotton in the art and history Museum collections
From april 22 to august 29 2004
Born in Lausanne, Vallotton maintained contact with his native country throughout his life. The museum celebrates this artist of many facets, through an exhibit that puts the emphasis on his painting activity.
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The hypothesis of «the Arc» by Bernar Venet
From april 22 to august 15 2004
This large retrospective looks back at more than 40 years of creation. It traces in particular the genesis of Bernar Venet's mathematical and geometric language, developing over two levels all the variations on the theme of the arch [...]
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Electric Chair
From april 21 to july 17 2004
Electric Chair offers a retrospective glance at Christopher Luxerau's work through series relying on the aesthetic analysis of the numerical.The relation the individual develops with the computer modifies the perception of his environment [...]
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Giancarlo De *Carlo, some places, some humans
From april 21 to june 14 2004
Around an ensemble of models that illustrate his main creations, a great number of drawings and sketches, projections of photos, films and reports give us the historic and geographic context of the work of this theoretician of post-corbusier [...]
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Pierre Gréber and Françoise Gréber-Hebbrecht, ceramists.
From april 21 to june 20 2004
Some fifty pieces in ceramic and sculptures done by Pierre Grébre and his daughter Françoise between 1933 and 1962 make up the exhibit that enhances the donation from the Gréber family. The public will discover in particular squares, [...]
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Verner *Panton. Retrospective
From april 21 to october 10 2004
The homage made to designer Verner Panton is broken down into four spaces, each attibuted to a color: black, dark blue, orange and white.This disposition underlines the importance of color in the artist's work which gives him a strong [...]
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Georg Jensen 100 years, Silver Design and Danish Art created by Bille August.
From april 20 to august 15 2004
To mark the one hundreth anniversary of jeweller Georg Jensen, this is a presentation of silver pieces in which floral motives have a major importance. Curator Bille August, in collaboration with scenographer Anna Asp, gave preference [...]
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Abraham Bosse, 1604-1676 : learned engravor
From april 20 to july 11 2004
The initiator of line-engraving in France, Bosse made pieces full of imagination and elegance.Religion, history, science, daily life: all these themes are approached with subtlety and are precious witnesses of his time.
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Scotish colorists
From april 20 to june 26 2004
Some sixty paintings by four Scottish artists,Fergusson, Peploe, Hunter and Cadell, are brought together in order to reveal this movemetn of the first half of the XXth century. They combined a post-impressionist style with the influence [...]
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Lucien *Coutaud, unusual and marvellous scenography.
From april 20 to august 31 2004
A polymorphic artist (painter, decorator, engraver), Lucien Coutaud quickly acquired the reputation of a theater decorator. He worked with the greatest artists of his time among them Charles Dullin, Jean-Louis Barrault...
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Victorian studio photographers in Brighton
From april 19 to november 13 2004
A nice ensemble of photos taken by photographers from Brighton in the XIXth century is presented at the same time as the cameras and other tools of the time.
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Pop Art UK : British Pop Art 1956-1972
From april 18 to july 4 2004
Approximately sixty works by artists who participated in the Pop Art movement, such as Peter Blake, Richard Hamilton, Eduardo Paolozzi, or even David Hockney, try to explain the origins of this current that was very present in Swinging [...]
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Francisco de Goya : Disparates
From april 18 to september 26 2004
The series of the Ill sorted, the etchings done by Goya between 1816 and 1824, pull us into the Spanish artist's fantastic world, a world that is surrealist and somber, where the artist comments in a mocking tone the absurdity of human [...]
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Edwards *Curtis, tht American Indians' legacy.
From april 18 to july 11 2004
The 30 years of expeditions of American photographer Edward Curtis (1869-1952), are illustrated by 150 photographs reflecting the daily life of the American Indians, that he shared. A witnessing never seen in Italy until now.
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Hispanic Impressionism
From april 17 2004 to april 17 2005
The exhibit sheds light on the international movement of impressionism and tries to demonstrate its influence through llof Europe and the Americas. Works by Aureliano de Beruete and Cesareo Bernaldo de Quiros, a Spanish and an Argentine [...]
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Cy Twombly
From april 17 to june 13 2004
For the first time in fifteen years, some sixty drawings and paintings on paper by the American artist, are shown in London. They help us trace his 50 year career. Internationally famous, the artist contribued to the story of abstract [...]
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Lights of the year one thousand, about d'Abbon de Fleury's millenium
From april 17 to july 11 2004
To celebrate the millenium of Abbon de Fleury, the abbey of Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire, works of art done in Orléans, then the capital of the first Capetians, are brough together. At the time, the abbey of the town housed the great intellectuals [...]
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Abraham *Bosse, engravor and theoretician of french art
From april 17 to july 18 2004
Thanks to two complementary exhibits, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Tours pay homage to Abraham Bosse, at the time of the fourth centennial of his birth. The initiator of line-engraving in France, [...]
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Jackie Kayser
From april 16 to may 16 2004
Jackie Kayser's poetic work shows the features of the human body. In the nude portraits, the drawings and acrylics are the object of a meticulous work of editing, adaptation and mixture of forms. The sculptures at a reduced scale are particularly [...]
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Jean-Luc *Parant: Crumbling two.
From april 16 to may 16 2004
Jean-Luc Parant works with balls of different matters: hemp, metal...He does portraits, shadows and prints of the same. The exploration of the forms and matter is constant, his creative gesture always remains unfinished. In his installation [...]
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Csaki - Miklos
From april 16 to may 31 2004
This exhibit by two figures of the Union of Modern Artists, Hungarian sculptors Gustave Miklos and Joseph Csaky, pays homage to art déco sculpture. Some twenty works by Miklos and 18 by Csaky rub elbows, thus forming a representative [...]
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The ways to the primitive art
From april 16 to august 1 2004
The exhibit brings together a retrospective of Carlo Zinelli, with an additional one hundred works done between 1957 and 1973, and an ensemble of works found in the Tinaia workshop, the center of artistic expression founded inside [...]
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Tribute to Maurice *Jardot
From april 16 to august 1 2004
A choice of works from the personal library of Maurice Jardot, as well as a selection of works from the later's collection(Braque, Léger, Picasso...), are brought together in order to pay homage to the one who was associated to Kahnweiler, [...]
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Aim 24
From april 15 to june 20 2004
The exhibit presents drawings, installations, paintings, photographs ...done by the 37 main artists of the 24th edition of the yearly AIM event. Among them: Eric Azcuy, Gretchen Bennett, Alfonso Cantu, Amy Chan, Steven Fishman, Carol [...]
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Very *touch
From april 13 to august 1 2004
An interactive itinerary that one visits with bare feet and that explores our sense of touch through 50 playful experiences. The exhibit is distributed into 8 modules according to the different sensations linked to touch, from pleasure [...]
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The Russian painters of the «Valet de carreau»: from Cézanne to the Avant-garde.
On april 12 2004
A Moscow artistic association created in 1910, the "Valet de carreau" (Jack of Diamonds) exhibited the masters of Russian avant-garde as well as foreign painters among which Tatline, Gontcharova, Malevitch, Cézanne, Picasso, Matisse...Over [...]
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Hanging history of the Brancusi work-shop
From april 12 to september 27 2004
A reconstruction of the Parisian workshop, where one of the masters of modern sculpture lived.
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Jean-Claude *Ruggirello, Etienne Bossut and Norton Maza
From april 11 to june 13 2004
These three contemporary artists have sculpture in common: Ruggirello works mainly with video and sound, and has a sculptural dimension in the way he deals with images; Etienne Bossut does molds in polyester resin, while Norton Maza [...]
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Jean Delpech: painter and engraver
From april 11 to june 20 2004
The exhibit pays tribut to the painter, engraver and professor Jean Delpech. 200 works among which drawings from his youth, photographs, engraving and painting material show he genius of this artist. His work, marked by a sens of observation [...]
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Fred Deux. L'Alter Ego
From april 10 to june 14 2004
Some 90 drawings and two albums by this drawer-writer, who has just made a donation to the museum, illustrating a unique itinerary, where drawings and texts are closely linked. The accent is put on his recent work.
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Matthew Ritchie : proposition player
From april 10 2004 to april 1 2005
The works of the multimedia artist translates the history of the universe.The exhibit, the greatest ever dedicated to Matthew Ritchie, groups his recent installations, a selection of paintings, monumental drawings, sculptures, digital [...]
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William Wegman: 1968-2004
From april 10 to june 20 2004
The exhibit covers all the career of American artist William Wegman, and underlines the founding theme of his work: the principle of the renewal and change of direction. His first photos and drawings are exhibited, as well as paintings [...]
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Marie, François, Pierre... Photographies de Thierry Dardanello.
From april 9 to may 9 2004
Between reality and fiction, a staging and snapshots taken from life: Thierry Dardanello photographs anonymous persons, his research goes beyond a simple work of portraits. By using a panoramic format done with an infographic setting [...]
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Yoshiiro Suda
From april 9 to july 3 2004
With the arrival of Spring, Yoshihiro Suda's plants bloom in Paris at the Palais de Tokyo in an installation created for this occasion. Flowers tha look fragil bt put in such an unexpected way that they surprise, thus echoing the question [...]
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Dreamerica, Philippe Huart
From april 9 to may 11 2004
Philippe Huart uses the influence of Pop Art to appropriate himself of a movement that came after the latter and which could be called "Acid Pop".
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Circus, fantastic show
From april 9 to july 18 2004
Artists have had a fasciantion for the circus and its actors since a fashion that appeared in the middle of the XIXth century,and is manifested through various techniques and artists:Toulouse-Lautrec, Matisse, Ibels, Picasso, Rodin,... [...]
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Jadis et *Daguerre, Gothic reverie.
From april 9 to august 16 2004
Watercolors and drawings by Bouhot, Dauzats, Langlois or Jorand and lithographs according to Daguerre, Bouton, Fragonard or Taylor are united around the museum's two most recent purchases, a painting by Jacques Daguerre and one by Charles-Marie [...]
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Designed in France, made in China, conçue en Chine, fabriqué en France
From april 9 to 30 2004
The exhibit is the result of the ocnfrontation between young French and Chinese artists. These creators combine different disciplines such as sculpture, video, drawing, painting and photography, and all finally have a certain spiritual [...]
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Future anterior
From april 9 to december 31 2004
We are projected in 4004 to figure out the traces of civilizations of the XXIst century: fragments of metal, glass and earthenware objects. The remains of our daily objects ahve become archeologic witnesses which are sometimes erroneously [...]
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Little natures ? Installations of Kôichi Kurita and Yoshihiro Suda.
From april 9 to july 3 2004
Kurita is fascinated by the infinite chromatic nuances of the earth and Suda by the flowers tha manage to bloom in an urban surrounding; both questoin th efrontier between natural and artificial. These poetic installlations -posaics [...]
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Eugène *Delacroix, a fire drawing
From april 9 to july 5 2004
The exhibit, which responds to the exhibit-dossier on Dante and Virgil in Hell by Eugéne Delacroix, brings together some sixty pages..a unique opportunity to rediscover drawings, pastels, watercolors and albums by this true artistic [...]
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The plural of the singulars
From april 9 to june 13 2004
The fourth and last edition of exhibits dedicated to unique artists who through some fifty paintings, sculptures and assemblies of different materials, show the diversity of contemporary artistic production.
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The Renaissance in Croatia
From april 9 to july 5 2004
Some fifty works-paintings, sculptures,drawings, prints, illuminations and silver and gold objects - draw up a panorama of artistic creation in Croatia during the Renaissance. The ocuntry, then located at the crossroads of the Mediterrannean [...]
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In the Caesar's Rome.
From april 9 to 30 2004
Gilles Chaillet, author-drawer of cartoon strips, has made in various panels the plan of Rome in the IVth century. This plan required more than 5000 hours of work, and is the result of a whole life of research.
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Delacroix, Dante and Virgile in Hell
From april 9 to july 5 2004
Starting with the Delacroix's first painting exhibited at the Salon in 1822, Dante and Virgil in Hell, and supported with drawings, paintings, and works by famous followers and contemporaries, the visitor fully seizes the genius of this [...]
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The Divine Comedy, Miquel Barcelo drawings
From april 9 to july 5 2004
60 drawings done between 2000 and 2002, illustrating Dante's "Divine Comedy", are presented each in turn: Hell in April, Purgatory in May and Paradise in June. They were commissioned for the editoin in 3 volumes published in 2003, [...]
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Chateaubriand Roman.
From april 8 to july 4 2004
Following two long stays in Rome, the city occupied an important part in Chateaubriand's life. Works from French and foreign museums as well as private colections evoke the character of this great admirer of Antiquity. Works by famous [...]
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Clark & Pougnaud
From april 8 to june 12 2004
The artists brough together their respective universes with the help of digital technique: while Virginie Pougnaud paints, Christophe Clark photographs his works, and has them retouched by the software. The final result, neither a photo [...]
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Shirley *Jaffe, a gouache story
From april 8 to may 29 2004
The artist has decided to unveil to the public for the first time her works on paper, done throughout her life as a painter, in parallel to her oil paintings.
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Spring of Museums 2004 : the parisian *musems
From april 8 to june 11 2004
This project is carried out for the Spring of Museums to which 70 places are associated. It is interested in the history of Parisian museums. Models, furniture, paintings, photos...allow one to approach the themes that go along with [...]
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Man-Animal: stories of a face to face
From april 8 to july 4 2004
This exhibit is one of the four parts of a project instituted by the museums of Strasbourg (Musée Archéologique, Musée de l'Œuvre Notre-Dame, Galerie Heitz, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain) dedicated to the evolution of the relationship [...]
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Delphine Perlstein
From april 7 to may 15 2004
By delving into her imagination, Delphine Perlstein also gets inspired by mass imagination of the past and the present. By associating imagination and reality, her paintings recuperate a personal and universal search of identity.
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Pablo *Picasso
From april 7 to 24 2004
The series of prints on bullfighting is one of the artist's most admirable works from a technical point of view. Through original lithographs, illustrations, prints...the public discovers an artist of genius inventor of unique forms, [...]
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Robert Rauschenberg : tribute 21
From april 7 to june 6 2004
22 prints by Robert Rauschenberg, the American key artist in the Pop Art movement, done in 1994. They celebrate 21 themes, each represented by a comitted person, illustrating society's worries: peace and Mikaïl Gorbatchev, children [...]
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Fazal *Sheikh, un chameau pour le fils
From april 7 to july 25 2004
Fazal Sheik's work , elaborated around texts and photographs,is exhibited for the first time in Paris and integrates a project made to create awareness of the problem of Human Rights, and more in particular on the matter of refugees [...]
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The *torture of the plank, design and cabinetmaking
From april 7 to may 16 2004
After Copenhaguen and Tokyo, Paris in turn welcomes this exhibit born from a project around artistic collaboration and originality: thirty designers, each associatd to two young carpenters, were asked to do a work of art from a wooden [...]
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Francis *Bacon, the Sacred and the Profane
From april 7 to june 30 2004
37 paintings and 5 triptychs from museums and private collections, some of which rarely exhibited, that examine the modesof the sacred and the profane in the art of Francis Bacon and shed new light on an extremely disturbing work.
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Still lifes : Nathalie du Pasquier
From april 7 to may 16 2004
For some ten years Nathalie du Pasquier has been studying still lives and working it under the shape of ensembles of objects, the association of volumes resting on massive pedestals.In this exhibit some twenty ceramic sculptures are confronted [...]
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The *Intruders : 25 movies of Saché de Sarkis
From april 7 to june 26 2004
Included in the "out of walls" project of "The intruders" at the Musuem of Modern Art of Paris, the Delacroix museum presents two works by Sarkis: a series of watercolors created from the work of Munch and 25 movies done in Calder's [...]
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Mario *Cresci, the houses of the photography 1966-2003.
From april 7 to july 25 2004
Through a themed presentation, this exhibit traces the career of Italian photographer Mario Cresci from his beginnings in the middle of the 1960s up to 2003. A career marked by the use of photography as a tool of intepretation of reality [...]
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Alighiero Boetti, (Nearly everything)
From april 6 to july 18 2004
After World War II, Alighiero Boetti will become one of the most influential artists, famous for his capacity to understand the complexity of the world. This exhibit dedicated to him groups together some one hundred works done all along [...]
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Cécile Reims
From april 6 to may 30 2004
60 engravings illustrate the artist's engraved work. From her first works, of which "Cosmogonies", to her last albums, "The Big Wall" and "Carnal Herbarium", including the prints done by Bellmer and F. Deux between 1966 and 1986, of which [...]
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Dante and Virgile in the Underworld, drawings by Rodin
From april 6 to june 24 2004
The thirty works, drawings, photographs, documents and busts show the admiration Rodin had for Dante. During the commission of "The door of Hell", ther sculptor plunged into the reading of Hell, that inspired numerous wash drawings [...]
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Saint-Antoine’s medieval *garden
From april 5 to november 3 2004
The current garden recreates the one of the Hospitalers of Saint Anthony in the Middle Ages. Aside from the vegetable species present at the time, we can also see herb and flower gardens, a medicinal garden and a vegetable garden, [...]
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Gaiety girls : footlight favourites from the 1900s to the 1920s
From april 5 to august 22 2004
The works of art of the John Culme collection, including more than 3000 portraits of actresses, such as Gaby Deslys, Gina Palerme, Gabrielle Ray or even Pauline Chase, who inspired photographers such as Cecil Beaton.
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Orlan, «Permanent of charm»
From april 4 to june 6 2004
The exhibit looks back at the 90s a period during which Orlan began the progressive transformation of her appearance, through a series of surgical operations recorded in photographs and videos. More specifically looked into, the yera [...]
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Zao Wou-Ki
From april 4 to september 30 2004
The museum hosts the fiorst retrospective of the artist's engraved work, including independant prints and artists' books, as those of friends René Char, André Malraux, François Cheng...
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Jean Messagier, «Acces to the summer»
From april 4 to june 26 2004
The leader of lyrical abstraction, Jean Messagier (1920-1999) paints nature in large movements. His landscapes empty themselves of any figuration to benefit the light that invades the canvas.
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Zao Wou-Ki
From april 4 to july 26 2004
A special enhancement is put on the period from 1954 to 1969, the one of the painter's maturity, as well as on the last years of the artist's work, around Hommage à mon ami Riopelle.
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I *Della Rovere: the dukes, illustrations and commissions.
From april 4 to october 3 2004
The exhibit on the dukes of the Marches at the XVIth century is organized in 4 sites: Senigallia, Urbino, Pesaro and Urbania.In Urbino, among the one hundred works exhibited, one can distinguish the official portraits of Francesco [...]
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The Franco Maria Ricci Collection, publisher and booklover
From april 3 to july 18 2004
A unique and exceptional exhibit of the private collection of the founder of the FMR magazine, that unveils more than 200 rare and unique pieces, collected over 40 years of his career -objects of art, sculptures, books, manuscripts, [...]
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Drone, Aurore Dudevant et Philippe Zulaica, «latent landscapes»
From april 3 to 25 2004
Young architects Aurore Dudevant and Philippe Zulaica work on the theme of the urban landscape. For this exhibit, especially designed for these locations, they offer a series of photographs of the contemporary town.
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Georgette Dupouy
From april 3 to june 5 2004
Fifty paintings trace the career of Georgette Dupouy. The opportunity to discover the colorful painting of this self-taught artist, a friend of Utrillo's and Desnoyer's, who revealed her to the public.
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Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Major and minor questions
From april 3 to june 20 2004
For the first time in Scnadinavia, an exhibit pays homage to the Swiss duo of artists by offering a representative selection of their word done at the end of the 1970s: thirty-nine works, from the Goetz collection in Munich.
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Opening for inventory
From april 3 to august 8 2004
For the first time the public will be able to discover a sample of accessories and clothes dating from the XVIIIth century to our time, taken from the museum's reserves. Through a staging that reminds us at a reduced scale of the 4000sq.mt.of [...]
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Jean-Paul Person collection, works of the XXth century
From april 3 to august 29 2004
Jean-Paul Person, an art amateur, owns a collection of works done between 1900 and 1970. It has been enriched by pieces that belonged to André Breton, giving the museum the perfect opportunity to present a sample: Dubuffet, Chaissac, [...]
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Toni Catany : Mare Nostrum
From april 2 to 30 2004
In the festival "Itineraries of traveling Photographers" in Bordeaux, Spanish artist Toni Catany deals with the theme of travel through the ancient monuments of his town, the craddle of civilization, of which he understands the eternal [...]
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Jean Rustin
From april 2 to may 22 2004
This Spring of 2004, a series of exhibits are dedicated to works by Jean Rustin in the retrospective on the Paris Commune. The galery Idées d'Artistes presents a series of small formats by the artist (paintings and drawings).
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Christopher Taylor, «Steles» (China) and «Icelandic series»
From april 2 to may 8 2004
The exhibit presents two series of photographs in black and white done by English artist Christopher Taylor: Series from Iceland looks into the mysterious beliefs conveyed by the Iceland people while Eternal-stellar China represents [...]
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Brigitte Bauer : About Germany
From april 2 to 30 2004
During the festival of "Itineraries of Traveling Photographers" organized in Bordeaux, German artist Brigitte Bauer unveils the views and faces of her country. With these snapshots, the photographer invites us to explore her intimacy [...]
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Baumschlager-Eberle architects, Lochau, Austria. From regional to international, construction-projects 1996-2002
From april 2 to may 1 2004
Through models and plans of various important projects of the Austrian architecture firm, such as th eairpot of Schwechat in Vienna or the Räffel Park in Zurich, seven years of experience are looked through, thus underlining the great [...]
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I envisage you. Part II
From april 2 to may 23 2004
The works of hundreds of contemporary photographers ilustrate the changes of the face and the decline of the traditional portrait, the main themes of the exhibit. This second part looks, in three sections, at the means of keeping up or changing [...]
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Georg Baselitz: Pictures turning the heads topsy-turvy
From april 2 to august 8 2004
This retrospecive, organized in close collaboration with the artist, brings together some 130 works. The pieces illustrate all the phases of his career, from his youth work in the 60s to his latest creations, unseen till now, dating [...]
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Icelander design : new generation
From april 2 to may 29 2004
A selection of creations by young Islandic designers allows us to discover the contemporary culture of this country in design, which is seen mainly in textile, fashion, graphism, furniture and objects.This production is unknown and presented [...]
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Empire of dragon, highlights of Henan Museum in China
From april 2 to august 29 2004
150 art works from the museum of Henan look at the relation between man and animalin the Chinese culture.While our societies tend to separate them, men and animals occupy a predominant position in Chinese art within particular the representations [...]
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Alphonse Mucha. « The Pater». Illustrations for the Father
From april 2 to june 27 2004
Graphic artist,painter, textile designer and gret illustrator, Mucha was one of the main actors of the Art Nouveau movement. The exhibit studies one of his major works, The Pater, an illustrated spiritual work that unveils the author's [...]
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Modern greetings. Architectural postcards, 1919-1939
From april 2 to june 6 2004
In the period between the two wars, the photographers of the New vision movement immortalized modern architectures such as nightclubs, plants, residential buildings. Testimonies from that society which have been printed among other [...]
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Jorn Utzon. The Architect's Universe
From april 2 to august 29 2004
The whole of the works of the Danish architect, known for his famous opera in Sydney, are presented for the first time through drawings, plans, photos, models, as well as 3D animations.
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Matteo *Civitali and his time. Painters, sculptors, goldsmiths in Lucca at the end of the 15th century.
From april 2 to july 11 2004
Out to discover an unknown artist...Some 150 works accompany the career of painter, sculptor, architect and engineer Matteo Civitali (1436-1502) and draw-up a portrait of artistic production from the Renaissance to the end of the XVth [...]
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Mandylion, around the Holly Face.
From april 2 to july 4 2004
A donation from the Byzantine emperor John VPaléologue to the captain from Genoa, Leonardo Montaldo in the XIVth century, the Mandylion -the print of Christ's face left on a cloth before the Passion -will be put together for this exhibit [...]
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William Kentridge
From april 1 to may 23 2004
Invited by Valence, William Kentridge comes in particluar to meet the students from the Poudrière and from the Regional School of Beaux-Arts. The OSuth African artist also takes over three locations in the city among which the museum [...]
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Celestial *montains. Treasures of China museums
From april 1 to june 28 2004
According to the myths of China's antique religion, the "celestial" mountains represent the palce that coses the world of the spirits and enures man a good destiny. The exhibit tries to trace th elong history linked to this spiritual [...]
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50 galeries, 50 masterpieces of contemporary art
From april 1 to 9 2004
City Hall of the 8th arrondissement in Paris will host 50 galeries in eh arrodissement who lent a work of an artist. This confrontation ogf new talentswith emblematicfigures in modern and contemporary art allows us to broadcast art to an ever [...]
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China, the body everywhere ?
From april 1 to may 30 2004
The representation of the body is one of the themes of this exhibit that groups together 39 contemporary Chinese artists. This theme, that comes from a long tradition, is shown under various aspects: political, philosophic, pedagogic [...]
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Jean *Cocteau, on the edge of the century
From april 1 to august 31 2004
After being shown at the Centre Pompidou, the works of the French poet, writer, painter and movie director are shown at the Museum of Beaux-Arts of Montreal. The itinerary, from the 1910s to the 1960s, explores the personality and life [...]
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Alphonse Allais
From april 1 to may 30 2004
Images and photographs projected over 360°,sculptures and monochromes...all these elements to evoke the work and personnality of the writer Alphonse Allais, famous for his puns, his play with words and his control of the double sens [...]
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Edward Hopper : parisian years, 1906 - 1910
From april 1 to july 4 2004
The manifestation is dedicated to the forty odd paintings, drawings, and watercolors that Hopper did during his three stays in Paris in 1906, 1907 and 1910. These paintings are also the opportunity to discover the years of training [...]
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Under the influence
From april 1 to june 28 2004
The Mexican population, lives today with a reality that is very present, that of the culture and business of drugs. This gives a certain art form, half way between popular art and contemporary art, that suggests lighting a selection [...]
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Mimi *Parent et Jean Benoît, surrealists
From april 1 to october 24 2004
For the first time a museum brings together what is essential in the production of these two figures from Quebec in a great retrospective. The couple, who left Quebec for Paris in the 1940s, met André Breton who introduced them to the group [...]
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In the open air : people in a landscape
From april 1 to october 31 2004
Through some twenty works from the collection of Terra Foundation for the Arts, the exhibit puts the accent on American landscapes at the end of the XIXth century, strongly influenced by the Impressionists, with artists such as Theodore [...]
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America's faces : from George Washington to Marylin Monroe
From april 1 to october 31 2004
The collection of Terra Foundation for the Arts presents a selection of portraits from 1770 to 1970. In two sections: the symbolic representation of American society and the evolution of pictural styles that allow to explore intimate [...]
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Vivienne Westwood
From april 1 to july 11 2004
The 150 models grouped together evoke the career of the creator of British fashion. They come from her personal archives and from the museum's collections, and enlighten our knowledge of her work, her evolution and her sources of inspiration.
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The Spring of Museums 2004
From april 1 to 30 2004
This project, organized for the Spring of Museums and to which 70 museums are associated, is interested in the history of the capital's museums. Aside from the photographic panels, models and objects presented up to April 30, the video [...]
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