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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.

The Phillips collection
From november 30 2005 to march 26 2006
The Phillips Collection from Washington D.C. is one of the most important and oldest private museums of modern art. Jean-Louis Prat has chosen among its many wonders a remarkable ensemble of sixty-seven paintings and sculptures to exhibit [...]
Hurry up! Jonathan Monk : continuous project altered daily
From november 29 to december 4 2005
This retrospective of British conceptual artist Jonathan Monk -including paintings, perforamnces, installations, photographs and videos -presents the totality of his artistic production to this day. A permanent area to store things [...]
The arrow belt and its representations in Canadian art of the 19th and 20th centuries: a sizeable symbol
From november 28 2005 to february 17 2006
A musuem piece as well as an object of popular culture, the traditional belt with an arrow recalls the runners in the woods, the time of the fur traders, the Métis, as well as the traditional costume of the Patriots. Its braiding method [...]
Café littéraire Vienne 1900
From november 27 to december 8 2005
Coïnciding with the exhibition of Vienna in 1900, Klimt, Schiele, Moser, Kokoschka, presented at the Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, the Orsay museum pays an original homage to Austrian litterature by organizing a litterary Café. [...]
Stéphane Couturier
From november 26 2005 to january 14 2006
Invited in residence, Stephane Couturier worked on the Lacq bassin and in the town of Mourenx, looking at the link that tied this town to the architecture that is typical of industrial sites.The work that results from the residnece [...]
A4, Raphaël Van Lerberghe
From november 23 to december 31 2005
In partnership with B.P.S. 22, emerging art is taking over the Palais des Beaux-Arts. With the title A4 young visual artists are invited to interven in the building.
Explorers, from Christopher Colombus to Paul-Émile Victor
From november 22 2005 to march 11 2006
To date the French postal service has published no less than 20 stamps in tribute to explorers. Its museum goes even further with an exhibition dedicated to five centuries of exploraions through the world., from Christopher Columbus [...]
Regards des photographes arabes contemporains
From november 22 2005 to january 22 2006
Thirty Arab artists photograph their own world. The exhibit takes on an intimate look of the Arab world and adopts the way the those who inhabit it, who live their daily lives or, sometimes through their memories.The images shown are not from [...]
Artur Barrio
From november 21 2005 to january 21 2006
A major figure in the Brazilian artistic scene, Arturo Barrio chose to work with makeshift and organic materials due to their anti-establishment and subversive power. All of his work is a vicious attack of the concept of work of art. [...]
Les trésors de cathédrales d'Europe, Liège à Beaune
From november 19 2005 to march 19 2006
The exhibit sheds light on the notion of church treasures and offers an historic, political, social and artistic reading of these treasures, specifying their definition and their function by confronting pieces from all over Europe.
Xavier Veilhan, Le plein emploi
From november 18 2005 to april 16 2006
Far from being a simple retrospective, the exhibit set up by the artist is built like a new model of representation in which the works, old and recent, develop articulations and find ways of answering and completing one another.
Sculpture in space from Rodin to Brancusi
From november 17 2005 to february 26 2006
Over one hundred sculptures, mainly by Rodin but by Brancusi, Giacometti, Louise Bourgeois and up to Didier Vermeiren and Richard Wentworth as well, put forward the quetion of the support of the work of art, the intermeidary between [...]
Félix Braquemont et les arts décoratifs, Du japonisme à l'Art nouveau
From november 16 2005 to february 13 2006
Through nearly 2000 works, of which many shown for the firs ttime, this retrospective allows us to reaffirm the major positiion Felix Braquemond holds in the field of decorative arts, as well as the modernity of his work throughout [...]
Armand Rassenfosse 1862-1934
From november 15 to december 15 2005
Rassenfosse had a choice place in the Parisian artistic life during the Belle Epoque. His technical virtusoity as well as his persoanl vision of women were very appreciated. He belonged t no school, and yet his work cannot be understood [...]
Last day!Jeppe Hein, Invisible labyrinth
On november 14 2005
This unique project of the Danish artist returns to the dematerialisation of the work of art, typical of minimal art. It is a virtual labyrinth in which the visitor sees nothing, the space is empty. And yet he runs into dead ends when [...]
Andy Warhol, Supernova : Stars, death and disasters, 1962-1964
From november 13 2005 to february 26 2006
Andy Warhol is one of the first artists to have given body to the Amercian cultural obsession with celebrities and disasters. The exhibition includes over 20 of his works, his famous images of celerities such as Marilyn Monroe, Elisabeth [...]
Karl Waldmann et le constructivisme russe
From november 12 2005 to february 25 2006
In its forms Waldman’s art, recently rediscovered, is very heterogeneous, and has never been assimilated to one, unique movement. His early pieces were abstract but very soon his works were influenced by Constructivism, Dadaism and even [...]
Canaletto in Venice
From november 11 2005 to april 23 2006
The exhibition, through the 14 brilliant paintings of the Great Canal and 70 works on paper, takes us on a trip along the houses and workshops that line the Great Canal and the exuberant festivities that fcus on piazza St. Marco. Canaletto [...]
Carlos Freire, Carnets de route, photographies 1978-2005
From november 9 2005 to january 8 2006
The exhibition presents all of Carlos Freire's work. During his first years as a photographer he did a number ofexclusive portraits of writers, move directors, painters, poets and sculptors, commissioned by litteray reviews and newspapers. [...]
From Clouet to Seurat: french drawings from the British museum
From november 8 2005 to january 29 2006
By grouping together some one hundred major works, the exhibition illustrates well the elegance and innovation of French art, of the refined production of the court's society from the XVIth century to that of the "cafe society" of the XIXth [...]
Les livres d'artistes de Jean Paul et Dom Ruiz, La force de la nature
From november 7 2005 to april 30 2006
Jean Paul and Dom Ruiz have been creating artists' books and object-books since 1989. This exhibition is a synthesis of their itinerary. From wood to vegetables, including insects, water and minerals, they take us through a complex [...]
Il volto della follia, Un secolo di immagini del dolore
From november 6 2005 to february 5 2006
The exhibition groups together some fifty photographs on the life inside the psychiatric hospitals, taken between the end of the XXth century and today. These photo stories have contributed to foment a more sensitive outlook on the living [...]
Dieter Appelt, Cinema prisma
From november 4 2005 to january 15 2006
The exhibition groups together all the media practiced by Dieter Appelt: photography, film, sculpture, drawing and music. The artist renews his work constantly, increasing in complexity. He proceeds in what he defines as thought in images.
Henri Rousseau, Jungle in Paris
From november 3 2005 to february 5 2006
The exhibition presents a large series of works done between 1905 and 1910 by "douanier" Rousseau, his majestic "Famished lion throwing himself on an antilope", as well as the "Tiger in a tropical storm", his first jungle painting. [...]
Summer of love
From november 2 2005 to february 12 2006
The summer of love underlines the unique links that exist between contemporary art and popular culture, advertising culture and pictural language of the political protests of the sixties and beginning of the seventies.The exhibition [...]
From november 1 to december 31 2005
The exhibition groups together sixty anonymous photographs from the collections of the photogrpahic museum of Charleroi. These photographs reveal a totally different reality than that of the ritual created between the photographer [...]