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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.

Nicole *Lambert, the Triplets at the sea
From july 31 to november 14 2004
The exhibit delivers for us the adventures of the mischievous threesome by the sea side, on the beach and in their summer home. Animated films accompany the presentation of the original drawings.
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Africa remix - Contemporary Art of a Continent
From july 24 to november 7 2004
This large exhibit gathers art from the African continent on the whole, thanks to 90 artists from 25 countries. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs and videos, as well as films, music and design, that reflect the complexity [...]
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The contemporary painting
From july 23 to october 10 2004
Does conntemporary art exist? Does it have any meaning? These are the questions asked by this exhibit that groups together 7 artists -Bächli, Caramelle, Dorner, Kels, Maurige, Poitevin and Rousseau.
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Thraces or the Orpheus'Empire
From july 23 2004 to january 9 2005
Over 700 objects illustrate the art and craftsmanship of the Thrace people, of Indo-Germanic origin from South East Europe and Asia Minor, from the neolothic period to the IInd century A.D. We will see objects from recent diggings, [...]
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Matthias Mayer: Passages/Undergrounds
From july 23 to august 14 2004
Matthias Mayer, a German artist in rsidnece in Troyes, has elaborated a prototype of a car which he films in urban traffic.
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Marc Mimram, a foot-bridge on the city
From july 20 to october 31 2004
This exhibit is the specific response by an architect to an urban restructuring plan.
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The Trinidad museum at the Prado
From july 19 to september 19 2004
The museum of Trinidad was the first Spanish national public museum. Since 1872, the works of this important artistic patrimony are kept at the Prado. This exhibit allows us to rediscover some thirty exceptional pieces.
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Dai Macchiaioli agli Impressionisti. Il mondo di Zandomeneghi
From july 18 to october 31 2004
A retrospective of the work of this Venitian artist through some sixty paintings accompanied by his most significant impressionistic works. Close to the impressionist and "pointillist" influences, Zandomeneghi has progressively emancipated [...]
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Pavlos, Papers in celebration
From july 18 to october 17 2004
A selection of 70 works by the Greek artist, crazy about heterogeneous assemblies doen with paper that has ben treated. Close to the new Realists, his work is also part of the Pop Art movment as soon as it is posters in the shape of the most [...]
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Tam-tam : The top of the pops
From july 18 to august 29 2004
A mythic object created in 1968 by Henri Massonnet, the Africna drums is once again on stage with some fifty custom models fo the occasion by designers such as Éric Morel, Ora-Ito, Pascal Morabito, Séverine Gomez...
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Another line, new forms of drawing
From july 17 to september 26 2004
A selection of some twenty works by artists -- Francis Alÿs, Daniele Buetti, Jonathan Monk...- from the 90s to our day, around videos, installations, photographs and sculptures. The accent is put on the relationship between the new media [...]
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Felix de la Concha. «A Contrarreloj» : a race against time
From july 17 to october 3 2004
The artist offers an interpretation of Clayton, the house of industrialist Henry Clay Frick. In this way, A Contrarreloj, the first part of the project, includes 24 paintings, each represneting an hour of the day, creating a panorama [...]
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Imperial Saint-Petersbourg, from Pierre le Grand to Catherine II
From july 17 to september 12 2004
Over 450 works from prestigious collections have us relive the greater moments of Saint Petersburg. A century of the city's metamorphosis, from its foundation by Peter the Great in 1703, to the end of the reign of Catherine II in 1796, [...]
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Tall Buildings.
From july 16 to september 27 2004
We fly over 25 skyscrapers in the world done over the last years thanks to an ensemble of models, drawings and photographs which already give us an idea of the architecture in the XXIst century.
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C.A.D.A, Colectivo Acciones de Arte, Chili 1979-1983
From july 16 to october 17 2004
A group of achives -works and documents -evoke the cultural activism of this collective of artists opposed to Pinochet's dictatorship, through artistic strategies -happenings, videos, pamphlets, exhibits -done in the heart itself [...]
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Vito Hannibal Acconci, Studio
From july 16 to october 17 2004
A complexe and unique itinerary in the career of this writer, poet, performer...through films, poems, photographs, installations... exploring in particular the transformation of public spaces in areas of exchange and questioning.
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Konrad Loder, sculptures
From july 16 to october 18 2004
Konrad Loer's sculptures, flexible and never finished, are submitted to variations that question the conditions under which a work of art is created.
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Making faces
From july 15 to september 26 2004
Twenty seven works, by Cranach, Goya, Renoir, Warhol or even Julian Opie explore the manner in which painters have presented the portrait from the XVth century to our day.
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From Tintoretto to Rubens. Masterworks of the Durazzo Collection
From july 14 to october 3 2004
Some 180 works -paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, prints, letters, opera libretti, drawings, decorative objets d'art- pay homage to the Durazzo family of the patrons from Genoa, and are presented at the sumptuous family palazzo. [...]
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Parade
From july 13 to august 28 2004
Parade is a very colorful exhibit-show around some sixty original costumes, designed by Karen McVay Butch and Martha Enzmann. These "portable works of art" are presented under the form of a choreographed parade. An ensemble of photographs [...]
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Retrospective Alain Alquier
From july 12 to november 28 2004
A selection of abstract paintings by the artist from St. Gervais, done over the last ten years.
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American's book's artist in Europe, 1960 - 2000.
From july 11 to october 31 2004
The presentation of some 40 artists books and illustrated books, brilliantly underlining the profusion of techniques used during the second half of the XXth century. The result of a close collaboration between gallery owners, publishers [...]
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Luminous tracks
From july 11 to september 19 2004
The building designed by Robert Mallet-Stevens is invaded, for the Summer,by the latest creations in contemporary design dedicated to light; anonymous artists rub elbows with others of great renown such as Marteen Baas, Jurgen Bey, [...]
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Ejanaika ! Yes future ! The contemporary *Japan
From july 10 to october 10 2004
Homage to Japanese contemporary creation through videos, performances, photogrpahs, sculptures combining new technologies and more traditional supports. We can thus see a whole cosmopolitan Japanese universe, including fashion, cinema, [...]
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Blanpain : «dance's notebook»
From july 10 to september 19 2004
The presentation of recent works by the artist on the theme of balls where dancers and musicians rub elbows in a childlike rejoicing. A non submissive artist, he gives us here his universe of untimely collages and acid colors, sort [...]
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The Art in the Previous Futur I. Liliane and Michel Durand - Dessert, an other eyes.
From july 10 to october 4 2004
Some one hundred works by Beuys, Richter, Morellet or Garouste, as well as a selection of African, Asian and American works, all from the personal collection of Liliane and Michel Durand-Dessert. This show allows us to discover the various [...]
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The Art in the Previous Futur II. Liliane and Michel *Durand - Dessert, an other eye.
From july 10 to october 4 2004
The presentation of the personal collection of primitive art of gallery owners Liliane and Michel Durand-Dessert, including some 75 works from Africa, Indonesia, Precolombian America and elsewhere. They invite us to question art, based [...]
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Music for the eye
From july 10 to october 3 2004
A celebration of the museum's musical collection through the presentation of over one hundred instruments and paintings, presented by dancers and musicians. All musical genre are dealt with, and a special attention is given to county [...]
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Jacques Barraband: The birds painter at Napoleon times.
From july 10 to october 3 2004
The artist dedicated himself to paint birds and flowers with great delicacy of details and refinement in color. His works of great artistic beauty and scientific precision have contributed to the knowledge of natural sciences. One sees [...]
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The *Czech glass
From july 9 to september 11 2004
Eight contemporary visual artists exhibit their works in glass. An ensemble of sculptures made from this medium, at times liquid, at times solid.
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Surasi *Kusolwong : stockage d'énergie (when the objects dream)
From july 9 to september 19 2004
A key artist on the contemporary Asian artistic scene, Surasi Kusolwong unveils his work for us, a true pamphlet on today's society. Colored and attractive, his installations that seem playful, offer a harsh criticism without any concessions [...]
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The Era of Michelangelo and Raffaello
From july 9 to october 26 2004
A presentation of some one hundred drawings by the greatest masters of the High Renaissnce and of mannerism, like the nude studies by Michel-Angelo, the keystone of the exhibit, accompanied by those of a new generation of mannerists. [...]
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Salvador Dali in his environment of Cadaqués
From july 9 to september 12 2004
This exhibit presents a unique angle of Salvador Dali and Cadaqués. Tony Keeler's photographs, taken between 1963 and 1978, reveal a true dialogue created between the two artists through the lens.
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Bernard Phillipeaux
From july 8 to august 7 2004
A presentation of recent works by the artist, mainly compositions in acrylic with heterogeneous and surprising titles such as Zig-Zag, Red Fürher , Wrinkling iron or even Washbasin, red...
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Albrecht Dürer
From july 8 to october 3 2004
An exceptional rendez vous with one of the greatest engravers and painters of the Renaissance, around some one hundred graphic works.
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Sul Jianguo, Dinos
From july 8 to august 30 2004
A sculptor artist, a symbol both of Imperial China and current China, Sui Jianguo reinterprets the ancient theme of the discus thrower while revisiting the red dinosaur and Mao's jacket.A life size confrontation between the artist's [...]
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Chinese modernities
From july 8 to august 30 2004
A selection of paintings and photographs by contemporary Chinese artists, among which the "Tatoo" by Qiu Zhijie, the «political pop art» style of Wang Guangyi accompanied by the performance on the Great Wall by Ma Liuming, as well [...]
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Henri *Presset, sculptor. The etchings, 1988-2003 s
From july 8 to september 26 2004
A presentation of sculptures by the artist from Geneva, whose force resides in the construction of tall steel envelopes, or that turn in circles. Hnri Presset plays intelligently with proportions and distances aiming at demonstrating [...]
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Fabienne *Verdier, Resonances
From july 8 to august 30 2004
A calligrapher and a painter, very interested in Chinese culture and civilisatoin, the artist creates in-situ a series of small formats around the architectural vegetation represented by the Abbey's capital, with the generic name of "Resonances".
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Matisse in France
From july 8 to september 21 2004
For the 50th anniversary of the artist's death,the exhibit offers the opportunity to rediscover France through an ensemble of landscapes which Matisse painted during his trips in different French regions.
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And sail the canoe
From july 7 2004 to march 6 2005
100 years after the discovery of Chalain's canoe, th eexhibit is an opportunity to (re)discover a major piece from the museum's collections and other objects: tools, ceramics, materials, bronze plates... It also unveils the evolution [...]
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«Sealed friendship», PAB, 50 edition's years with the painters of the twentieth century.
From july 7 to october 3 2004
A presentation of books illustrated by Pierre André Benoit, painter, poet and publisher of Alés, known by his initials PAB, done in collaboration with friends of the XXth century such as Pablo Picasso, Juan Miro, Jean Dubuffet, Jean [...]
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From *Italia to Chambord, the princes' ride.
From july 7 to november 7 2004
The rediscovery of the first French Renaissance through paintings, sculptures, tapestries among which the collection of François 1st, partly recreated, pieced together and supplemented with ancient replica. We can thus trace the adventure [...]
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To pay homage to Jean-François *Taddei : "To the birds".
From july 4 to october 3 2004
A monographic and polygraphic space planning of works taken from the Frac collection, among them some by Raymond Hains, Gina Pane, Hans-Peter Feldmann and Emmanuel Pereire. They are completed by different specific productions, from [...]
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Pierre Klossowski
From july 4 to september 20 2004
The brother of Balthus, friend of Bataille, Barthes, Butor...Klossowski is known for his heretical writings. The exhibit takes a look at his drawing work through portraits, mythologic, intimist or imagined scenes..often erotic or obsessional... [...]
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Painters of the Somme bay around of the Impressionism
From july 4 to november 21 2004
The XIXth century gave birth to tourism and the first baths in the sea. At the time the coast of Picardie was visited by the nobility and artists: one could run into Boudin, Hugo, Huet, Braquaval... Zingg ou Manessier. 40 works -oils, [...]
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Arnulf Rainer
From july 3 to october 25 2004
Arnulf Rainer, bornn 1929, isone of the major Austrian living artists. He is not known in France,and this exhibit is an opportunity to discover his recent work through a wide ensemble of paintings created from ancient illustrations [...]
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Picasso, an artist plighted for the peace
From july 3 to september 26 2004
At the same time as the commemoration of D-day and the enlargement of the EU, 42 preparatory studies of Guernica, some thirty posters, newspapers, a book and post cards evoke the artist's commitment in favor of Peace.
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Poland Art of 20th century
From july 3 to october 3 2004
During the Polish season in France, the Nova Polska, works by painters representing the major currents of Polish painting in the XXth century are presented.
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The *Vallauris' smokes, photographies.
From july 3 to november 30 2004
During the exhibit of unique ceramic pieces by Picasso, a presentation of more than one hundred photographs of the artist's long stay at the villa La Galloise, in Vallauris. Various major themes are approached, fro mhis work as a ceramist [...]
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Carsten Höller
From july 3 to october 17 2004
The first personal exhibit with a retrospective character by this artist who has developped a surprising and forceful work since the end of the 80s, at the limits of art and science, and in a form that often evokes all on its own the installations [...]
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The elementary, the vital, the energy : Arte Povera in Castello.
From july 3 to october 3 2004
A selection among the most significant works from the Arte Povera movement, that brought together a group of Italian artists who gave preference to raw, original matter. Here we are shown a wide panel of experiments through the most [...]
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Picasso, ceramist in Vallauris
From july 3 to november 30 2004
A unique presentation of more than one hundred unique pieces made between 1947 and 1962 by this protean artist. We see the typical Picasso themes, such as the feminine figure, the corrida ane still lives.
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Zao *Wou Ki, Homages
From july 3 to october 3 2004
A retrospective of Zao Wou Ki's work through more than 80 works (oils on canvas, inks, prints, illustrated books...) and some twenty photographs and films from the archives. Worth noting, paintings never seen before from the beginning [...]
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Judith Reigl
From july 3 to august 29 2004
Forty works by the Hungarian artist, from the first "mass writings" to the "New York" series in 2002.
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Airclubbing, an Alexandre *Périgot's exhibition.
From july 2 to september 18 2004
Using the media, the artist questions the dimensions of real and direct time transposed to the work of art. The author of various projects, he has them live in this exchange and he offers us here, through different installlations, [...]
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Erro, Chinese painting.
From july 2 to august 30 2004
Included in the artistic itinerary of contemporary Chinese art organized by the city of Aix-en-Provence, an unusual presentation of some twenty paintings from the series "Chinese paintings" accompanied by some twelve screen prints [...]
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Daniel *Spoerri, Things history and the breton pharmacy
From july 2 to october 25 2004
Since 1985 Spoerri has deposited all the archives of the work done in Brittany during the 70s and 80s, at the museum. This exhibit traces the history of that work, by including it in the artist's larger work; thus a selection of emblematic [...]
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Fernand Léger
From july 1 to september 20 2004
Some sixty paintings allow us to retrace the varied itinerary of this major artist of the XXth century, from derived abstraction from the years 1910 to realist prints of the 50s.
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Gabriel Orozco
From july 1 to august 30 2004
A selection of sculptures, drawings and photographs by the artist including his most recent works where he combines different natural and organic materials in mechanical structures with geometric mtifs.He thus hands us his rational [...]
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