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selected dates: 5/17/12-5/31/12 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Cindy Sherman, Thomas Ruff, William Eggleston, Irving Penn, Harry Callahan, Alfred Stieglitz, Carleton Watkins, Gustave Le Gray, Julia Margaret Cameron: Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection

Irish Museum of Modern Art    ireland
Royal Hospital , Military Road, Kilmainham
Dublin, Ireland
+353-1-6129900
http://www.imma.ie
February 22nd, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection comprises more than 100 photographs drawn from the renowned Bank of America Collection. The exhibition documents the evolution of photography since the 1850s and presents some of the most notable photographers of the 19th and 20th-centuries. Hand-picked from thousands of photographs, the works are displayed so as to create “conversati...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mavis Smith: Hidden Realities

James A. Michener Art Museum    united states
138 S. Pine St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
215.340.9800
http://www.michenermuseum.org/
January 14th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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You're strolling down a busy sidewalk, absorbed in your thoughts. Suddenly someone walking the other way glances in your direction, you glance back, and your reverie is broken. Two souls meet, briefly, then the moment passes, and without breaking stride you each walk on. "My work is about that moment," says painter Mavis Smith—"hinting at a narrative, yet remaining intentionally elusive." Smith is...   [more]

Opening: January 14th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Troy Brauntuch, Gran Fury, Ryan Gander: Several Silences

Knoxville Museum of Art    united states
1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr.
Knoxville, Tennessee 37916
865-525-6101
http://www.knoxart.org
March 16th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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Several Silences is a group exhibition exploring various kinds of silence – meditative, ambient, memorial, etc. – calling attention to the rarity of the absence of sound in our growing “culture of distraction.” Works range from Ryan Gander’s 100 laser-etched glass spheres to Gran Fury’s neon sculpture to Troy Brauntuch’s shadowy drawings on cotton. Organized by the Renaissance Society, University of...   [more]

Opening: March 16th, 2012   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Francis Alÿs, Teresa Margolles, Carlos Amorales, José Guadalupe Posada: Posada to Alys - Mexican Art from 1900 to the Present

Kunsthaus Zürich    switzerland
Heimplatz 1
CH–8001 Zurich, Switzerland
+41 (0)44 253 84 84
http://www.kunsthaus.ch/
March 16th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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Mexico occupies a special position in the international art of the last 100 years, one essentially characterized by a mixture of topicality and engagement with the nation’s cultural identity. This exhibition presents figurative representations by artists who deal with the extremes of their time in Mexico and depict social relationships and adversities.It begins with graphic plates by José Guadalup...   [more]

Opening: March 16th, 2012   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Róza El-Hassan: In Between Drawings and Objects

Kunstmuseum Basel    switzerland
St. Alban-Graben 16
CH-4010 Basel, Switzerland
0041 (0)61 206 62 62
http://www.kunstmuseumbasel.ch
February 11th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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Róza El-Hassan (b. Budapest 1966) is one of the most prominent representatives of contemporary Hungarian art. Over the past twenty years, the artist's drawings, objects, installations, and actions have earned her international renown. Drawing is a constant companion of her art and at times its central element. In the earlier works, a conceptual approach predominates; since 1999, she has created di...   [more]

Opening: February 11th, 2012   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Snail Mail

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Law Building)    united states
1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, Texas 77005
713-639-7300
http://www.mfah.org
February 1st, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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Snail Mail, a focused installation of photo correspondence from the MFAH collection, features objects that were, until recently, a common phenomenon in the photographic community. Before widespread use of e-mail, photographers would write letters on the backs of misprints or even fine-art quality objects. The MFAH photography collection contains more than 1,500 such objects that have been mailed to m...   [more]

Opening: February 1st, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd In Company with Angels Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows

Nevada Museum of Art    united states
160 W. Liberty St
Reno, NV 89501
775.329.3333
http://www.NevadaArt.org
February 11th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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Created by Tiffany Studios in New York City at the beginning of the 20th century and named for the angels in the Biblical Book of Revelation, the seven windows in this exhibition were originally installed in the Church of the New Jerusalem in Cincinnati, Ohio. The church was taken by eminent domain and demolished for highway construction in 1964, and the windows were crated and stored in various g...   [more]

Opening: February 11th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Tiffany & Co. Arms from the Robert M. Lee Collection

Nevada Museum of Art    united states
160 W. Liberty St
Reno, NV 89501
775.329.3333
http://www.NevadaArt.org
February 11th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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The most distinguished name in decorative firearms in America is Tiffany & Co. — a surprise to those who might otherwise recognize the firm as a legendary purveyor of fine silver, jewelry and luxury objects. Founded in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany, what became Tiffany & Co. commenced business just one year after the young inventor Samuel Colt registered his new designs for revolving pistols and long a...   [more]

Opening: February 11th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Out of the Forest Art Nouveau Lamps

Nevada Museum of Art    united states
160 W. Liberty St
Reno, NV 89501
775.329.3333
http://www.NevadaArt.org
February 11th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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This exhibition features 20 exquisite lamps manufactured in the early twentieth century by Tiffany Studios, Handel, Durand, and Duffner & Kimberly. The exhibition focuses on themes related to the Art Nouveau style and its inspiration in nature. Discussion will also unfold related to various companies who competed for customers to sell lamps at the turn of the century and the competition between them. ...   [more]

Opening: February 11th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Thorton Dial: Hard Truths: The Art of Thorton Dial

New Orleans Museum of Art    united states
1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park
New Orleans, LA 70124
504-658-4100
http://www.noma.org
February 24th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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Hard Truths: The Art of Thorton Dial highlights the artist’s significant contribution to the field of American art and shows how Dial’s work speaks to the most pressing issues of our time—including the war in Iraq, 9/11, and social issues like racism and homelessness. The exhibition presents 70 of Dial’s large-scale paintings, drawings and found-object sculptures, including 25 new works. Spanning tw...   [more]

Opening: February 24th, 2012   12:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: The 10th Northwest Biennial

Tacoma Art Museum    united states
1701 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 272-4258
http://www.tacomaartmuseum.org/
January 21st, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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In honor of Tacoma Art Museum’s 75th Anniversary and to commemorate the milestone of two decades of biennial exhibitions, The 10th Northwest Biennial will examine the vital questions of who we are as residents of the Pacific Northwest, what we look like, and what are our aspirations for our communities. The Biennial will seek artworks that address the critical issues that underpin the larger issu...   [more]

Opening: January 21st, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Paul Kuniholm Pauper "Cardboard Commandments 2010" ,10th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma

Tacoma Art Museum    united states
1701 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 272-4258
http://www.tacomaartmuseum.org/
January 21st, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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The 10th Northwest Biennial examines the vital questions of who we are as residents of the Pacific Northwest. Tacoma Art Museum will honor 29 regional artists from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. Paul Kuniholm Pauper, Cardboard Commandments, 2010. Single-channel video with coin mechanism, 4 minutes, 5 seconds, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist. By use of a...   [more]

Opening: January 21st, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Norman Rockwell: American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell

Winnipeg Art Gallery    canada
300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1, Canada
204.786.6641
http://wag.ca/
March 2nd, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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For the first time ever an exhibition of the work of Norman Rockwell is coming to Canada—and it’s coming to the WAG! One of the most popular North American artists of the past century, Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) was a keen observer of human nature and a gifted storyteller. For nearly seven decades, Rockwell chronicled our changing society in the small details and nuanced scenes of ordinary people in...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The gallery presents 5 interesting art projects and opens till 5 a.m. at the Night of Museums.

Yekaterinburg Gallery of Modern Art    russian federation
32, Krasnoarmeyskaya-St.
Yekaterinburg Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation
+7 (343) 358-99-96
http://www.uralgallery.ru/en-index.php
May 19th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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The gallery traditionally takes part in the Night of Museums in Yekaterinburg. This year our main project is “Soviet pin-up” which is showing absolutely great posters by Valery Barykin for the first time in Yekaterinburg. In the partnership with E1.RU we present the beautiful photo project of views of the city taken from high-rise buildings by Ekmag photographer. The best video art works from the Fe...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Schenkung Archiv Bürgi

Zentrum Paul Klee    switzerland
Monument im Fruchtland 3
3006 Bern, Switzerland
+ 41 (0)31 359 01 01
http://www.zpk.org/
January 24th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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Aus Anlass der Schenkung des Archivs der Familie Bürgi wird in der Sammlungspräsentation eine Auswahl von bedeutenden Dokumenten von Paul Klee gezeigt. Die Archivalien, vorwiegend Briefe, Fotos und persönliche Dokumente, bezeugen die freundschaftliche und intensive Beziehung zwischen Hanni Bürgi und ihrem Sohn Rolf zu Paul Klee und dessen Familie. Werke aus der Sammlung Bürgi, meist Geschenke des Kü...   [more]

Opening: January 24th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Paul Klee: Uncanny. Witches, phantoms and demons

Zentrum Paul Klee    switzerland
Monument im Fruchtland 3
3006 Bern, Switzerland
+ 41 (0)31 359 01 01
http://www.zpk.org/
March 10th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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Uncanny and mysterious phenomena occur repeatedly in Paul Klee’s pictures. Beside the depiction of mythological fable beings and gods, Klee created numerous works with wind, fire, water and earth spirits. These mediators between the real world and the other world also appear occasionally in the form of goblins, witches and demons.Klee created his figures from the stories of ancient mythology, leg...   [more]

Opening: March 9th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM



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