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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.

Sandra Tollman, Les ballets des grues du Larvotto
From august 29 to september 17 2005
Photographer Sandra Tollman presents a series of photographs done during construction works in Monaco. From these snapshots we see metallic cranes and their sole presence inthe landscape. The artist succeeds in unveiling all of their [...]
Saturday August 27 - Jacoba Van Heemskerk, A rediscovery
From august 27 to november 21 2005
This retrospective of Jacoba van Heemskerck's work allows us to discover an artist who made an important contribution to the development of Dutch modern art at the beginning of the XXth century. She turned towards abstract art after [...]
Coming home: American paintings 1930-1950, from the Schoen Collection
From august 27 to november 27 2005
The exhibit groups together sensational works by 99 artists, among them Thomas Hart Benton, Charles Burchfield and John Steuart Curyy, done between the Great Depression and WW II. We discover 127 works by painters from this important [...]
Ruud van der Peijl, Portraits of state
From august 27 to november 13 2005
The exhibition deals with observation and the fact of being observed, glamor and decadence, asw ell as with myths and masks...With a glance towards Oscar Wilde's novel The portrait of Dorian Gray, Ruud van der Peijl shows the reality [...]
William Cumming, The image of consequence
From august 20 2005 to january 6 2006
"The image of the consequence" is dedicated to the career of the last living artist linked to the Northwest School, William Cumming. The exhibit presents a wide aspect of Cummings' art from 1935 to this date: drawings, prints, works [...]
Dutch Windmills, Art and Industry
From august 16 to december 13 2005
The collection includes not only paintings of wind mills by famous painters such as Gabriel, Roelofs and Jondkind, but also a certain number of vary ingenious models of the XVIIIth century. Through this exhibit, the museum gives us a glance [...]
M. C. Escher, Rythm of Illusion
From august 13 to october 30 2005
Through more than 80 works and drawings done between 1920 and 1960, the exhibit shows that due to his innate sense of intellectual curiosity regarding the laws of nature and the deceitful visual effects, Escher created in two dimensions [...]
The Early Matisse
From august 13 to december 4 2005
The exhibit is focused on the various meanings that result from the interaction between the different works of art. In deed, the works of three contemporary artists - - Jesper Just, Malen Landgreen and Aino Kannisto - are closely linked [...]
Henri Matisse - A new life! 1941-1954
From august 12 to december 4 2005
Matisse referred to his later work as his "second life". This exhibit focuses on that period. A period of work marked by a deep renewal and an extraordinary development of his art, characterized by a bursting of pure colors and abstraction [...]
Guy Tillim
From august 11 to september 25 2005
Guy Tillim's photographs are the result of various trips to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He visited Mobutu's palaces in ruins in Gbadolite, and through his photographs he shows to what point Mobutu modeled his action on that [...]
Annie Toja, Magie picturale et méridiale
From august 10 to 27 2005
The exhibit is dedicated to landscape artist Annie Toja and unveils figurative watercolors and oil paintings on Provence and the Côte d'Azur. They are in tradition of the Impressionists, with a chromatic palette of vivid and sparkling [...]
A new kind of historic evidence: Photographs from the Carpenter Center for the visual Arts
From august 8 to october 30 2005
The Carpenter Center collection, created in the mid 60s, is the only source to study documentary and social photography. The exhibit focuses on certain aspects of this remarkable collection of 28 000 copies and negatives, through its unique [...]
Jean-Luc Vilmouth, My dream houses
From august 5 to september 25 2005
The exhibit presents for the first time a series of photographs started by the artist in 2000. The series focuses on the theme of habitat and draws a representative panorama of possible scenarios for the house of dreams. Jean-Luc Vilmouth [...]
Monday August 1st - Degas at Harvard
From august 1 to november 27 2005
The exhibit presents the complete collection of Edgar Degas' work owned by the University of Harvard, and shows the central role played by the university in having the artist's work be known in the USA. About 70 works, among them paintings, [...]