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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.

Alechinsky, drawings of 5 decades
From june 30 to september 27 2004
Some one hundred works on paper from the museum's fund offer a retrospective of a unique pictural language mostly founded on graphism.
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Zoltan Kemeny
From june 30 to september 27 2004
Worth discovering... from his wife's collection, a lovely ensemble of paintings, sculptures, collages-reliefs, metal reliefs...offer a selection of the production of this Swiss artist of Hungarian origin.
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Art and the 60s! This Was Tomorrow
From june 30 to september 26 2004
A gathering of the greatest figures of the British artistic scene over the last fifty years: David Hockney, Richard Hamilton, Peter Blake and Bridget Riley are all worthy representatives of a new approach to art, a reaction against [...]
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Jeroen *Hermkens, portraits of the city
From june 30 to september 5 2004
Famous in the Netherlands, Hermkens is one of the rare contemporary painters to work on lithographs. Paintings, lithographs, drawings and etchings give different aspects of urban architecture of cities such as Rome, Paris, Ultrecht, [...]
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Marines ? Gustave Le Gray facing contemporary art
From june 30 to september 20 2004
A confrontation between two very rare hotographs by famous Gustave Le Gray, and contemporary creations. A surprising but natural choice by the Museum in the collection of the Regional Fund of contemporary Art of Lorraine: photographs, [...]
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Christian *Egypt's pages, the Coptes' handwritten.
From june 29 to august 29 2004
Following the International Congress on Coptic studies, held in Paris from June 28 to July 3 with the presence of some 200 specialists, the BnF presents the different aspects of this art of books, from the ornamentation of holy books [...]
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Europe in Italy
From june 29 to september 29 2004
Some thirty drawings from the XVth to the XVIIIth centuries -recently discovered and restaured -from the Italian, Flemish, Dutch, French, Spanish, British schools... done by famous artists such as Goltzius, Rubens, Hyre, Boucher, Mengs... [...]
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Pablo Gargallo, a avant-garde creator of the 20th. c. sculpture
From june 29 to october 3 2004
Worth discovering...The retrospective gives us a portrait of an unknown Spanish artist, close to Juan Gris, Julio Gonzalès, Modigliani, Picasso, Max Jacob through some 200 works- sculptures, drawings, jewels, cartons...
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Philippe *Geluck ; the Cat display in Bordeaux
From june 29 to september 26 2004
Following Paris, the Chat will be present in Bordeaux. After knowing him in the comic strip form, he now appears under different aspects: either represneted in gouache or crayon, or suggested by certain elements (fat nose, glasses) [...]
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George *Sand, a nature of an artiste
From june 29 to november 28 2004
At the moment of the bicentennial in 2004 of George Sand's birth, this exhibit on her life focuses on the places and encounters that inspired her, such as those for example with Pauline Viardot, Delacroix, Flaubert or Musset.
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War's photographies : From the *Crimée to the First World War.
From june 29 to september 12 2004
A presentation of various photographs that allows us to measure the evolution of this phenomenon through three major conflicts of the second half of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. War photographs, which remained for a long [...]
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Roman *Cieslewicz, a retina's pointsman
From june 28 to september 5 2004
During the Polish season in France, a homage to the graphic artist Roman Cieslewicz, the spearheaed of the Polish Poster School who renewed his style in the 50s. Through a selection of his works in which he combines graphism and photographs [...]
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Jacques *Monory : «I lived an other life.»
From june 27 to october 31 2004
Some forty works, from 1960 to our day, sheds light on the work of this major figure in narrative figuration, who succeeded in creating a specific universe by freeing himself from his original aspirations.
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Caravaggio to Dali, 100 masterpieces from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of art
From june 27 to september 26 2004
The exhibit houses some one hundred paintigns and sculptures selected among the European works of art from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of art collection in Hartford. The greatest chracters of Renaissance art to the middle of the XXth [...]
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Foujita, the japanese master of Montparnasse.
From june 27 to september 25 2004
Under the aegis of the Museum of Montparnasse in Paris, a retrospective of the work of the famous Japanese artist, a key figure in the School of Paris.160 pieces, of which 30 never seen before, from 1917 to 1920 are grouped together, [...]
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Picasso and Greece
From june 27 to september 26 2004
For the Olympic Games in Athens, the island of Andros offers a cultural olympics by presenting 130 works -paintings, sculptures, drawings, ceramics, prints...-exclusively inspired by Antique Greece, which the artist got his inspiration [...]
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Marc Chagall, the country of my soul.
From june 26 to september 26 2004
A retrospective of the Russian artist's work through some one hundred pieces organised around the recurrent themes the painter loved. A whole panorama of various techniques Chagall experienced from oil on canvas to ceramics.
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Waves *II-Tributes and digressions.
From june 26 to september 27 2004
The second phase of th eexhibit is a questioning of posterity on Gustave Courbet's research through contemporary practices of images.In particular what artists could express and experience, with the means they had at their disposal [...]
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Ingres'fantasies, variations around the Great Odalisque
From june 26 to october 31 2004
The counterpart of the cultural event "Lile 2004, European cultural capital", the museum pays homage to Ingres' famous Great Odalisque, which was at the origin of various versions in other works, such as The odalisque with a slave, [...]
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Pierre Julien
From june 26 to october 31 2004
Some thirty sculptures by Pierre Julien, with a passion for antique art, accompanied by his famous sculptures from the castle of Rambouillet, of which two low reliefs representing Jupiter as a Child and Apollo sheperd watching over [...]
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British painters in Brittain
From june 26 to september 27 2004
As of 1860, numerous painters from Great Britain came to seek their inspiration on the coasts of Brittany where true colonies of artists developed. They reflected the currents of their time and were Robert Bevan, Joseph Bulfield, George [...]
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Van *Dongen, to the north and to the south.
From june 26 to october 31 2004
Some 80 works from the Dutch artist's beginnings have been brought together. They are imbued with the North-South relationship typical of that period in which he found his subjects in the Northern and the Southern regions. Along his pilgrimages, [...]
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Earth memories : Jephan de *Villiers - Éric La Casa
From june 25 2004 to january 31 2005
Around the problems linked to earth, territory and environment, a retrospective of the work (from 1990 to 2004) of artist Jephan de Villiers in which installations and sculptures combine in a phantasmagorical universe. He is accompanied [...]
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The Wang Du parade
From june 25 to september 5 2004
Third stop for Wang Du...Tolouse continues its project in 4 phases in the cneter of which "Parade", a monumental installation, is consecutively completed by a new creation. By accumulating enlarged images taken from the popular press, [...]
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The *Odyssey of the chinese porcelain
From june 25 to october 10 2004
Over 210 Chinese porcelains from the collections of the museums of Sèvres and Adrien Dubouché, allow us to retrace the numerous exchanges that took place between Europe and Asia from the IXth century to the XIXth century, tha gave [...]
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Richard Texier
From june 25 to august 20 2004
A retrospective of the work of painter sculptor Richard Texier, with an unusual presentation of his recnet works from his last nomadic workshops in Moscow, New York...where the artist had the habit of creating in-situ.
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The *great parade: artist's portrait as a clown
From june 25 to september 19 2004
Following Paris, the exhibit makes a stop over in Ottawa with some 180 works of art -paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations -covering more than two centuries, and which reveal various artists' representations through the figure [...]
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Hymn to music, travel around the musical instruments
From june 25 to october 3 2004
We are invited to an ode of exotic music, exalted by musical instruments, paintings, enlarged photographs of musical ensembles from the XIXth century. We are mostly impressed by the collectioin of world musical sculptures, belonging [...]
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Guernesey fishers
From june 25 to october 31 2004
The major types of fishing practised at Guernesey in the XIXth century and in the beginning of the XXth century. Fishing for mackerel, fishing walking, fishermen's costumes, women's clothing...evoke a unique maritime universe, which [...]
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Nicolas Schöffer
From june 25 to september 19 2004
Two exhibits dedicated to the pioneer of kinetic art, with the objective of enhancing the eternal research Nicolas Schöffer carried out on new technologies and sciences.
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Ivories, From Ancient Orient to Modern Age
From june 25 to august 30 2004
Artists have always prefered ivory for its beauty and its quality. To sculpt or model ivory is a true challenge, for the natural form and its fragility make it hard to handle.The louvre presnets the masterpieces of its collections [...]
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Guy Bourdin
From june 24 to september 19 2004
To celebrate the openin gof the photograph space in the Jeu de Paume, one of the greatest collaborators of Vogue magazine is consaccrated through his photographs, work notes, archive and polaroid images. His provocative language marked [...]
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René Burri, photographies
From june 24 to october 24 2004
Following the show in Paris, now the retrospective dedicated to famous photographer René Burri makes a stop over in Switzerland. It includes old and modern prints, collages, photomontages as well as documdentary films. Some of these [...]
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Dazzle
From june 24 to september 19 2004
From the end of the XXth century to our day, shadow and light, as twins, share the limelight through works done by, among other artists, Brancusi, Man Ray, Lazlso Moholy Nagy, Stan Douglas, Bustamante, or even Rhona Bitner, Jeff Wall.
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Luciano Fabro
From june 24 to october 24 2004
The first of a series dedicated to contemporary artists, this one allow sus to discover an Italian artist who represents the Arte Povera movement, Luciano Fabri, through a choice of works, some of which are shown for the first time.
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Jacques-Henri Lartigue
From june 24 to september 5 2004
Presented for the first time at the Georges Pompidou Center, Jacques-Henir Lartigue's photo albums are now presented at the Harward Gallery. They cover almost all of the last century, and evoke the story of a life as well as events [...]
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Treasures of the precolombian ceramic
From june 24 to october 24 2004
A collection of some one hundred pieces of pre-colombian ceramics kept at the Barbier-Mueller Museum of Barcelona allows us to discover objects of which most are shown for the first time. They come from all over the American continent, [...]
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Polish painters in Britain (1890-1939)
From june 24 to november 7 2004
During the Polish season in France, a retrospective of some one hundred pieces from Brittany by Polish artists, of which thirty prints are shown for the first time. Presentation of paintings by Wladyslaw Slewinski, a follower and friend [...]
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weaponded arman
From june 23 to december 12 2004
A military review at the Castle of Péronne...An exhibit on the theme of violence and war in the contemporary artist's work. At this occasion, the sculptor also presents works never seen before.
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A contemporary sandstone's collection - The amateur's choice.
From june 23 to september 13 2004
The presentation of some thirty ceramic artists from the second half of the XXth century, each one an heir in her/his own way of the current at the end of the XIXth century that saw the renewal of sandstone.Most of the works presented [...]
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Flemish Baroique for Neuburg Palace
From june 23 to september 5 2004
170 works refer to the patronship of Princes Wilhelm from Bavaria, who in the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries welcomed the most prestigious Flemish artists...Van Dyck, Jordaens, Van Balen, Cossiers, Snyders, Brueghel the Younger... and in particular [...]
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Luc Tuymans
From june 23 to september 26 2004
The first retrospective dedicated to the Belgian artist, the spearhead of a new generation in contemporary art. The presentatoin of sixty-six works of the last twenty five years, completed by more recent works in which he treats the most [...]
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«100 Mona Lisa are better than anyone.
From june 23 to july 23 2004
A selection of multiples, works of limited and numbered prints on varied supports, published by the German Kunstvereine over the last 30 years. In reference to Andy Warhol's famous formula, this is a critical approach on the specific [...]
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Museums Spring 2004 : the Parisian *museums
From june 23 to july 16 2004
The exhibit closes the project inaugurated for the Spring of Museums, on the history of the capital's museums. The theme is enriched by the presentation of new photographic panels, models, objects and films.
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Sophie Calle
From june 22 to august 15 2004
Following its first phase at the Pompidou Centre, the retrospective makes a stop in Ireland. Sophie Calle has been building for over twenty years, with the help of installations, photographs, stories, videos and films, situations [...]
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Marilyn and her friends
From june 22 to september 15 2004
The first European presentation of the private collection of American photographers Sam and Larry Shaw, grouping together some one hundred photographs of one of the most famous icons of the XXth century.
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The graphoscope : a glance's century at the Prado's Museum.
From june 22 to september 26 2004
An unusual collection of photographs of the museum with plans, lithographs ands stereoscopic views of the institution, accompanied by the unique rotation machine called the Graphoscope, made to view the famous photograph of the Museum's [...]
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Miss Van
From june 20 to july 24 2004
A graphic artist from Toulouse, and very inspired by the culture of comic strips, Miss Van personnalises the "girl-dolls" who are very distant from the manga pin-ups. Her ambiguous characters with "angel or devil" profiles demand the attention [...]
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Ben, the *world changes...
From june 20 to september 26 2004
The artist likes to turn the work of art away from its original vocation, with a certain sense of irony. To do so he takes over the site, and hands us his works in which words, starting from language, give the advantage to all other [...]
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Paul Ranson
From june 20 to october 17 2004
A retrospective dedicated to this friend of Paul Sérusier, Maurice Denis, Pierre Bonnard... through some one hundred works -paintings, drawings and decorative arts -covering the different facets of his work, linked to the symbolist [...]
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Thomas Fougeirol
From june 19 to august 8 2004
The 3rd recent exhibit dedicated to the artist through his last three series of paintings, of which some have never been shown before, such as "Waves", "Mountains" and "beds". His work responds to the theme of the "wave" in a development [...]
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Roel D'Haese, sculptures
From june 19 to november 3 2004
A selection of twenty monumental sculptures, essentially in bronze, accompaneid by works by Paul Rebeyrolle. Inspired by th epriamry arts, Roel D'Haese shows us the research he carried out on matter and techniques through these few sculptures. [...]
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Niki de *Saint-Phalle, from assemblages to monumental works
From june 19 to september 19 2004
For the reopening of the museum, a beautiful collection of works by Niki de Saint Phalle invade the walls and gardnes of the insitution, her famous Nanas in particular, her spectacular Tirs, monumental works, true livable sculptures [...]
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Pierre Boucher
From june 19 to september 19 2004
A selection of works by an artist who was the symbol of one of the turning points in modern photography by using the mechanical image for different purposes. Pierre Boucher, who worke din advertising studios, was inspired by these [...]
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Story of photographic portrait
From june 19 to september 19 2004
A selection of some one hundred photographic works from the XIXth and XXth centuries through the main subject of the exhibit, theportrait. A homage to the great "authors", from Félix Nadar to Eugéne Atget, inlcuding Adalbert Cuvelier [...]
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Maalesh : Étienne Sved
From june 19 to september 20 2004
An homage to the unknown Egyptian chronicle of this photographer, graphic artist, and illustrator through his photographs taken spontaneously during his pilgrimages throughout the Middle-East.
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The *Intruders : Pascin
From june 18 to september 12 2004
Following the refurbishing of the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris, the collection of works one of the most original figures of the School of Paris is gathered here with paintings, gouaches, drawings, prints and sculptures.
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China, masterworks of desert
From june 18 to october 4 2004
This exhibit, part of the year of China in France, presents works of art created in the middle of the desert, in Dunhuang, on the Silk Road. We will discover above all ten original works from the Mogao grottos, taht had never left [...]
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Engel-Park, pionneer of the abstraction
From june 18 to august 1 2004
Paintings, drawings, sculptures, charcoal drawings, ink and stained glass...the exhibit presents the multiple aspects in the work of this unknown Belgian artist who is close to artists as varied as Torres-Garcia, Arp, Kupka or even [...]
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Louis Leygue, drawing to sculpture
From june 18 to september 13 2004
For the first time works of the artist when he was a youth are revealed through numerous drawings of horses, preparatory studies for sculptures, as well as a selection of travel logs. The itinerary covers fifty yeras of creation, dominated [...]
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Manet and the Sea
From june 18 to september 26 2004
The exhibit approaches the work of Manet through an aspect that is not well known, the sea and the beach. 40 seascapes signed by the artist are accompanied by paintigns by the first Dutch masters in the gnere, and contemporaries of the painter [...]
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Topor, panic drawings
From june 18 to september 5 2004
A rounded out artist, drawer, writer, movie director...creator of the gorup "Panic", collaborator of "Hara-Kiri" and "Bizare"...Topor is one of the most pointed brains of the end of the XXth century.Firste exhibit in France of his graphic [...]
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Sculptor's drawings : Robert *Wlérick
From june 18 to august 30 2004
For the 60th anniversary of the sculptor's death, some forty works, beginning with sculptures and drawings never seen before will be presneted here in order to enhance an aspect of the career of this native artist.
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Charles et Émile Gallé, céramistes
From june 17 to august 17 2004
For the centenial of the artist's death, over 120 Gallé ceramics - father and son - unveil the different aspects of a fertile and original production.
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MAIN DESIGN 04
From june 17 to july 31 2004
A panorama showing the diversity of design in Quebec. 90 designers and design companies shown through the use of virtual images, posters and audio video tricks.
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Sense and Sensibility
From june 17 to august 22 2004
A selection of works from the National Fund of Contemporary Art, done b women artists have us discover the vision women have on our recent history with...Gina Pane, Marina Abramovic, Louise Bourgeois, Tatiana Trouvé, Eija-Llisa Ahtila, [...]
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RESONANCES, Ossip Zadkine, Akio Suzuki
From june 17 to october 3 2004
In parallel to the sound nstallation by Akio Susuki, an itinerary on the relations of Zadkine's work with music, presented in the museum. These musical resonances writen on stone, wood or bronze get associated in Zadkine's work in a feeling [...]
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Goethe - Faust : Illustrations
From june 16 2004 to january 9 2005
Goethe's masterpiece told through the graphic works of Delacroix, Cornelius, Nolde, Kubin, Toulouse-Lautrec, Beckmann, Heisig, Armin Mueller-Stahl...
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Jozef Mehoffer
From june 16 to september 12 2004
For this exhibit dedicated to Polish painter Jozef Mehoffer, some thirty paintings, fresco cardboards and painted glass windows help us to better discover his work. His compositions, rich and varied, mostly reveal symbolism and art nouveau; [...]
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Savinien *Petit : a drawer in the nineteen century.
From june 16 to september 20 2004
A retrospective around some one hundred graphic works that underlines the talent of this verbose drawer, who is a copyist, portrait painter, landscape painter and very attentive to flowers.
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Sanyu, the writng of the body
From june 16 to september 13 2004
The discovery of an unknown Chinese painter around some sixty pictoral works among which portraits of women, landscapes or family pets as well as drawings, prints and calligraphies.
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Stéphane Couturier, Mutations
From june 15 to august 29 2004
Since the artist considers the city as a libing organism, he photographs it out of its poetic reference, away from all nostalgia or strangeness. It is more a permanent swaying between documentary perception and exclusively plastic [...]
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Jorge Lewinski : photographs
From june 15 to september 21 2004
The presentation of some fifty photographs of the most remarkable figures in the world of art, among them David Hockney, Allen Jones, Anish Kapoor, Francis Bacon, Henry Moore... by an artist who specialised in catching personnalities [...]
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The *Greco and the Oball's chapel.
From june 15 to september 19 2004
A unique gathering of the artist's last works, among which a project of decoration of the former chapel Oballe in the Church of San Vicente in Toledo, done by the artist between 1607 and 1613. We can also enjoy two other major works [...]
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A hand with seaweed and shells by Émile Gallé
From june 14 to september 12 2004
For the centennial of the death of the artist from Nancy, the Musée d'Orsay presents his last masterpiece next to other pieces inspired by the sea world.
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François-Marie *Banier : on the edge
From june 13 to october 3 2004
Especially done for this exhibit, this series of photographs show people who are marginal to society, prostitutes, crazy or poor people... detached from the norms of social life. These portraits, hard and at the same time tender, push [...]
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Christian Marclay
From june 13 to september 5 2004
For the retrospective of this New York painter, quickly renowned as an artist as well as a musician at the begnning of the 80s, a beautiful ensemble of works in different techniques is gathered together: installations, objects, videos [...]
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Andy Warhol : self - portraits
From june 13 to september 12 2004
A wide panorama of photographs is presented on the theme of the self-portrait. They range from the beginnings up to the most recent, thus allowing us to discover over a long period, the creative evolution of this famous figure of Pop-Art.
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Isamu *Noguchi, design sculptural
From june 12 to october 4 2004
To celebrate the reopening of the museum, some one hundrd works of art -scuptures, objects, furniture, models, etc. -cover the career of this multitalented artist and reveal all the aspects of his work, eliminating the borders between [...]
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Réversible : Isabelle grosse
From june 12 to november 10 2004
Beginning with an unknown work by Goya, The assembly of the Philippines ", Parisian artist Isabelle Grosse chose to revisit some of the works by the master from Aragon with the help of a camera and a photographic camera.She thus caries [...]
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Révélation : Georges Rouault au travail
From june 12 to september 5 2004
A beautiful selection of graphic works -prints, etchings, lithographs -reveal the creative process of this French artist known for his expressionist language and his search between art and faith.
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Turner, Whistler, Monet, visions impressionistes
From june 12 to september 12 2004
Some one hundred paintings, watercolors, pastels, engravings ... examine the genesis of impressionism in the work of Whistler and Monet, both strongly influenced by the pictural and graphic language of British artist Turner.
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Jaume Plensa.
From june 12 to september 5 2004
A selection of 150 works, prints, book-objects and others from 1978 to 2003, in the most varied techniques -etchings, photoengravings, lithographs, xylographies... -question the origins, the body, the words and the memory.
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Panorama 5, never seen
From june 11 to july 6 2004
An annual rendez-vous presenting all of the production of Fresnoy over the last year: installations, films, videos, live shows (theater, dance, performances) under the patronage of artist-professors such as Andrea Cera, Grégory Chatonsky, [...]
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Bruxelles capital, Paris province.
From june 11 to august 29 2004
Through the most varied supports (installations, videos, paintings, texts...), the center has given free rein to some ten artists from the new Belgian generation.These works that are experiments are rooted in the "glocal", a quetioning [...]
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Between Past and Future, New photography and video from China
From june 11 to september 5 2004
130 works by some sixty Chinese artists, of which the majority are exposed for the first time in the USA, allow us to discover the diversity and the multiple talents of Chinese contemporary creation.
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Mobiles colors, Ib Geersten
From june 11 to july 31 2004
A retrospective of the proteimorphic work o fhte Danish artist through some thirty works, from the gouaches of the sixties to the most recent pieces among which the famous mobiles. The founder of the Linien II group, with in particular, [...]
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Eternal Vanities
From june 10 to september 5 2004
Works from the time of Dürer to our day are grouped together around the theme of vanity, appeared in painting in the XVth century on Flemish altarpieces. Questions on death, on the beyond and the frailness of our existence, the works [...]
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Thomas *Struth : Portraits-One hour.
From june 10 to august 29 2004
Presentation of a series of videos done by the artist-photographer at the end of the 90s: he used this new medium like photography, creating a galery of portraits in strict and severe fashion.
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Kan Xuan - Ci Xiuwen
From june 10 to september 26 2004
During the Year of China, two contemporary artists take over the locale through videos on themes that to date had been poorly explored by Chinese artists, such as the body, sexuality, the search for oneself or even the political-social [...]
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Distances ?
From june 10 to august 29 2004
At the time that Poland enters the EU, the Plateau wishes to question the diversity of contemporary creation in a country at the crossroads of cultural influence from the West and the East, through works by Agata Bogacka, Elzbieta [...]
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Giotto, Francis, the jubiliant humility
From june 10 to july 9 2004
The life-size reconstruction of the famous cycle of frescoes dedicated to the life of Saint Francis of Assisi through 28 monumental panels -2.4 m high by 62 m long.
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Ra Schools show
From june 10 to 22 2004
The presentation of some 70 works by young art students, at the end of their training. Internationally renowned, the Royal Academy offers the opportunity to young talents from all over the world to give free rein to their creativity.
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To quick angles
From june 9 to september 26 2004
Exploration by avant-gard and contemporary artists from the beginning of the XXth century -Joseph Beuys, Robert Morris, Barry Flanagan, Richard Serra, Cildo Meireles...- of the angle as a special space of creation through the most [...]
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Aurélie Nemours
From june 9 to september 27 2004
Having started painting rather late in her life, Aurélie Nemours enters the most rigourous abstraction. Her art seems austere at first glance, but it is also sensual by the very careful treatment of the pictural matter.Some 100 hundred [...]
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Akagi, 40 years in Paris
From june 9 to september 28 2004
The musée Carnavalet presents in the Crypt a group of 25 paintings and 40 watercolors by Japanese painter Akagi, covering the whole of his work in Paris during 40 years.
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Hunting with hounds, huntings at court : princely venery at Chantilly in the days of Condé and Orléans
From june 9 to september 27 2004
200 works from the musée de Condé collections and from the musée de la Vénerie in Senlis completed by loans shed light on paintings, drawing, prints...illustrating the hunts of the princes of Condé and Orléans.
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Annette *Messager : "in the wind"
From june 9 to october 3 2004
The artist presents us with a poetic and metaphoric view on time through work done in-situ, paying tribute to the Convent's history.
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The Monk and the Devil.
From june 8 to august 15 2004
The exhibit looks into all the aspects of the young Chinese creation around some twenty artists through their videos, sculptures, paintings, performances, films, installations...and works created especially for the event.
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Tribute to the donors. Ten years of patronage by the Museum Carnavalet Friends Society.
From june 8 to september 5 2004
The retrospective traces the links between the Carnavalet Museum and the Society of Friends of the Carnavalet Museum and highlights the purchases of original works by artists such as C. van Loo, H. Flandrin or L. Marcoussis. These [...]
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Allen Jones and David Hockney
From june 8 to august 16 2004
This year the new Summer session dedicated to contemporary artists looks into graphic arts; to do so,the Royal Academy of Arts has selected drawings by both American artists, Allen Jones and David Hockney.
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Pablo *Néruda in black and white - Photographies -
From june 8 to july 22 2004
A selection of 70 photographs of the Chilean artist that traces the poet's rich public, intimate and litterary itinerary from his birth in 1904 until his death in 1973.We also see the great historic events and the persons the artist [...]
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Christian Lacroix, speaking!
From june 7 to september 26 2004
Christian Lacroix exhibits some sixty haute couture models... Long dresses, off the shoulder dresses, sports or exotic clothes, accessories and shoes...staged by Hervé Sauvage and in relation with the museum's collections.
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Georges *Le Febvre, poesis in landscapes.
From june 7 to october 31 2004
A retrospective of the painter from Oran through some sixty paintings on the theme of landscapes in Normandy and some twenty drawings and documents of the time. It is accompanied by works by his painter friends and various personal [...]
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The Alexis Forel collection: a history of engraving from the 16 to 17th century
From june 6 to september 14 2004
150 works by more than 50 artists from the German, Flemish, Italian and French among which Dürer, Rembrandt, Millet, Haden, Corot, Hapian, Félix Buhot... covering four centuries of prints.
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Looks on the Middle-Age, Viollet-le-Duc’s XIXth century
From june 6 to september 5 2004
In the style of Eugene Viollet-Le-Duc, the Middle Ages fascinated and inspired the numerous artists of the XIXth century...The exhibit suggests a medieval itinerary through painting, sculpture, litterature, the decorative arts and music.
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In the American Grain : The Stieglitz Circle at The Phillips Collection
From june 6 to august 22 2004
Alfred Stieglitz introduced modernism in the USA. Helped by the collector Duncan Philips, he launched four American artists: John Marin, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley and Georgia O'Keeffe. The works selected in the Philips collection [...]
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Intimity, the collector behind the door
From june 5 to september 26 2004
To inaugurate the opening of the Foundation, the red house unveils 16 "houses", each one reproducing a live size living room of 16 different collectors (a room, a living room, a study...).An original scenography that presents over [...]
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Raoul de Keyser
From june 5 to august 29 2004
The first exhibit in France of this Flemish painter unveils 70 paintings from the 60s to our day.
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Anne, Marie, Madeleine
From june 5 to september 19 2004
During the Polish season we discover the most revealing aspects of Polish contemporary creation through the works of six artists.
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Bartholdi: the Lion
From june 5 to september 5 2004
Sculpture Auguste Bartholdi is at the origin of this exhibit which,through some 150 works and documents, traces the context of the creation of the "Lion of Belfort", the monument set up in homage to the victims of the siege of Belfort [...]
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Hommage à deux collectionneurs : Carlota Charmet, Daniel Bosser
From june 5 to october 1 2004
To celebrate its 40 years of passion for contemporary art and to suggest a itinerary into artistic creation of these last decades, the Art Centre of Yonne presents two collections. Their subjective choice reveal the commitment of the artists [...]
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Dreamed landscapes:contemporary aborigen Balgo Hills'artists
From june 5 to october 3 2004
To discover...The consecration of Australian contemporary painters around 60 works on the theme of landscapes of a small region in Ausralia, an aborigenal community.
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Sema *Bekirovic, Promised
From june 4 to july 1 2004
The Slovene artist shows us through his photographs, the controversial project of the "Three gorges", a gigantic construction meant to generate electricity to Shanghai. All the "monstruosity" of the building comes out in his snapshots, [...]
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Juul Hondius, Harmless
From june 4 to july 1 2004
Along his pilgrimages around the world, the Sloven artist gathered portraits of people in transit, taken on the spur of the moment, without any artificial touch, allowing us to take a look at a part of their intimacy.
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Against pictures
From june 4 to september 26 2004
The exhibit evokes photography as the cause that triggers off the work of art.It groups together 80 pieces by 13 artists in contact with photography, among which Douglas Gordon, Penone, Giacometti, Richter, Brancusi, Tuymans, Orozco... [...]
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memory of China, tribute to François *Dautresme
From june 4 to september 27 2004
For 35 years François Dautresne has constantly covered the huge area of rural and urban China, saving a patrimony of objects from the most modest to the most precious. In homage to this collector who recently passed away, 250 works [...]
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Speaking with Hands: Photographs from The Buhl Collection
From june 4 to september 8 2004
Some 175 photographs dedicated to hands. Details, movements, identities revealed...They have fascinated numerous photographers all along the XXth century, among them Nadar, O'Keeffe, Man Ray, Arbus, Cameron, Capa, Erwitt, Kertesz, [...]
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The sculptures of woods of storm.
From june 3 to august 30 2004
Following the storm of December 1999, 10 000 trees were pulled out and some stumps have been sold at auctions. The public can discover thanks to some thirty professional artists and amateurs who have worked on these stumps, 40 works [...]
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Art and video-games
From june 3 to august 20 2004
More than 90 merchants from all over the world for the unique event in the United Kingdom. An exceptional unraveling of European tapestries, precious and modern rugs, costumes, ancient embroideries as well as numerous pieces of tribal [...]
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Jongkind intime
From june 2 to july 18 2004
A retrospective around the work of the Dutch artist, the forerunner of impressionism. Drawings and prints accompany a selection of authographed letters, works and manuscripts evoke the painter's world. The unrivaled master of watercolors, [...]
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Jongkind
From june 2 to september 5 2004
The last European visit for this retrospective dedicated to the Dutch painter who is also one of us. Through his oils, watercolors, prints and sketches, the exhibit gives this painter the place he deserves, he whose influence was decisive [...]
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The unfinished print
From june 2 to august 15 2004
From Rembrandt to Gauguin and Munch, some fifty prints cover nearly five centuries of production. The unfinished work presneted differnet phases of production and allow us to understand the evolution of the manufacture process of the prints.
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The China photographied by Magnum Agency
From june 1 to september 20 2004
Six photographers from the Magnum Agency, six differnt ways of looking at China: Werner Biscof, Cartier Bresson, Robert Capa, Guy Lequerrec, Marc Riboud, Patrick Zachmann. The greatest names n photography offer us some sixty views [...]
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