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selected dates: 2/7/13-2/21/13 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Word Pictures

National Gallery of Australia    united states
Parkes Place, Parkes
Canberra , ACT 2600
+61 2 6240 6411
http://nga.gov.au/Home/Default.cfm
July 7th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added about 2 years ago

A picture is worth a thousand words, as the saying goes. Since the early 20th century when Picasso and Braque made their radical breakthrough with Cubism, there has been a flourishing of modern and contemporary art produced with text at its core. Alphabets with their infinite potential for words; the visual form of letters; the art of printmaking with its origins in typography; and the artists’ bo...   [more]

Opening: July 7th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rebeca Méndez: At Any Given Moment

Nevada Museum of Art    united states
160 W. Liberty St
Reno, NV 89501
775.329.3333
http://www.NevadaArt.org
September 1st, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
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The Nevada Museum of Art presents a video installation by artist and designer Rebeca Méndez, recipient of the 2012 Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award. Méndez’s work investigates the nature of matter through a focus on cycles and systems, specifically the forces and cross-rhythmic tensions that make natural phenomena emerge. This interest stems from her childhood in Mexico City and the M...   [more]

Opening: September 1st, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Light Circus - Art of Nevada Neon Signs

Nevada Museum of Art    united states
160 W. Liberty St
Reno, NV 89501
775.329.3333
http://www.NevadaArt.org
October 13th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added about 2 years ago

For well over a decade Will Durham has worked to acquire a stunning collection of vintage neon signs—the majority of them from Northern Nevada establishments. Nostalgic symbols of a bygone era, the signs in Durham’s collection once hung proudly on some of the region’s most memorable restaurants, casinos, and hotels. Salvaging these signs took years of persistence, but Durham recognized that savi...   [more]

Opening: October 13th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Robert Doisneau: Paris en liberté

Palazzo delle Esposizioni    italy
Via Nazionale, 194
00184 Roma, Italy
06 39967500
http://english.palazzoesposizioni.it/Hom...
September 29th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added over 1 year ago

Robert Doisneau and Paris, an encounter between two inseparable partners: one of the greatest French photographers, and the city that he loved and immortalised with his lens.Over 240 original photographs taken by Doisneau in the Ville Lumière between 1934 and 1991, grouped by themes around his favourite subjects, are displayed in a major anthological retrospective at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni from 29...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Giuseppe Capogrossi: A RETROSPECTIVE

Peggy Guggenheim Collection    italy
Palazzo Venier dei Leoni Dorsoduro
701 I-30123 Venezia, Italy
+39.041.2405.411
http://www.guggenheim-venice.it
September 29th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added over 1 year ago

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection will dedicate a retrospective to the celebrated Italian painter Giuseppe Capogrossi (1900 – 1972), bringing together a selection of works by this key figure in Italian postwar art. The show opens with his early figurative works, painted in strong tones and charged with poetical significance, and culminates with his abstract works of the 1950s and 1960s, in which sy...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Modern Spirit: 1920s Fashion and Design

Phoenix Art Museum    united states
1625 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 257-1222
http://phxart.org
September 22nd, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added about 2 years ago

The 1920s have become synonymous with flappers and freedom, bobbed hair and Black Friday, speakeasies and shorter hemlines. Modern Spirit: 1920s Fashion and Design, the next fashion exhibition at Phoenix Art Museum, presents a unique look beyond those familiar images, as it captures the modern spirit of the decade’s livable fashion, the evolution of clothing and accessories as an expression of fr...   [more]

Opening: September 22nd, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John Abraham Slezer, J.M.W. Turner, Paul Sandby, Thomas Girtin, Alexander Nasmyth, Henrietta Ouchterlony, Dr Gregory Sharpe, Kenneth MacLeay: Town and City | Scotland’s Urbanised Landscape 1700-1900

Scottish National Gallery    united kingdom
The Mound
Edinburgh EH2 2EL, United Kingdom
+44 (0)131 624 6200
http://www.nationalgalleries.org/
October 13th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 2 years ago

Scotland’s towns and cities are rich in culture and steeped in history; from ecclesiastical towns and delightful fishing villages and harbours, to industrial ports and vibrant cosmopolitan centres, Scotland’s urban landscapes are truly indicative of Scotland’s rich past. This exhibition includes some of the earliest known visual records of these locations and many provide a rare document of urban...   [more]

Opening: October 13th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Yael Bartana: Wenn Ihr wollt, ist es kein Traum

Secession Vienna    austria
Friedrichstraße 12
1010 Vienna, Austria
+43-1-587 53 07
http://www.secession.at/e.html
December 7th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 2 years ago

The works of the Israeli artist and filmmaker Yael Bartana examine widely accepted social rituals and structures and, more specifically, questions regarding the cultural identity and historical construction of her native country and the tensions and conflicts that result. In her distinctive poetic approach, she balances the factual and the fictitious, documentation and propaganda, evoking ironic ov...   [more]

Opening: December 7th, 2012   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Liz Deschenes: Solo Exhibition

Secession Vienna    austria
Friedrichstraße 12
1010 Vienna, Austria
+43-1-587 53 07
http://www.secession.at/e.html
December 7th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 2 years ago

In her experimental-analytical photo series and site-specific space installations, the US artist Liz Deschenes reflects on the technical foundations of photography and the photographic apparatus. Choosing sometimes extraordinarily simple photographic techniques, Deschenes goes back to the origins of her medium, bypassing the entire discourse of photography, as it were, although she ultimately does ad...   [more]

Opening: December 7th, 2012   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd FIONA RUKSCHCIO: retaped Rape

Secession Vienna    austria
Friedrichstraße 12
1010 Vienna, Austria
+43-1-587 53 07
http://www.secession.at/e.html
December 7th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 2 years ago

Fiona Rukschcio’s films, collages, and projects examine the roles assigned to women, the identities they project and others impose on them, and seemingly archaic and emotional liminal experiences. By combining research and documentary materials with her own subjectively tinged perceptions, the artist develops a heterogeneous visual language in which archival matter, the aesthetic of everyday life, an...   [more]

Opening: December 7th, 2012   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Andy Warhol: Flowers for Tacoma

Tacoma Art Museum    united states
1701 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 272-4258
http://www.tacomaartmuseum.org/
November 3rd, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 2 years ago

In 1982, Tacoma almost had its very own Warhol original…and it was going to be larger than life. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Warhol’s proposal for Tacoma, the artist’s flowers and vision for the Dome are coming to Tacoma Art Museum. Flowers for Tacoma reveals a softer, more intimate side of the artist and captures Warhol’s fascination with the fragility and beauty of flowers through...   [more]

Opening: November 3rd, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Philip Guston, Lee Bontecou, James Rosenquist, Antoni Tàpies, Claes Oldenburg: On Paper: Drawings from the Benesch Collection

The Baltimore Museum of Art    united states
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
443-573-1700
http://www.artbma.org
November 18th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 2 years ago

The BMA’s new gallery dedicated to the presentation of the Museum’s renowned holdings of prints, drawings, and photographs opens with 10 outstanding drawings from the 1960s and 70s by contemporary masters for whom drawing was central to their art. These works show a range of everyday and extraordinary objects—from Jasper Johns’ trompe l’oeil rendering of a hanger to Claes Oldenburg’s amusing sketch of a...   [more]

Opening: November 18th, 2012   11:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Zwelethu Mthethwa: Front Room

The Baltimore Museum of Art    united states
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
443-573-1700
http://www.artbma.org
November 18th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
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The BMA’s celebrated Front Room series returns with eight stunning color portrait photographs by the acclaimed South African artist Zwelethu Mthethwa (pronounced zweh-LEH-too mm-TATE-twa). Selections from three of his most compelling series include large-scale images of South African youth in elaborate church uniforms, interior portraits of South Africans that show aspects of their domestic life, an...   [more]

Opening: November 18th, 2012   11:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Moods and Dreams in 19th-Century Graphic Arts

The Honolulu Museum of Art    united states
900 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 532-8700
http://www.honoluluacademy.org
November 29th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 2 years ago

The 19th century saw profound changes in European art and culture. Political, religious, scientific, and artistic authority all came into question, and many artists responded by laying claim to the creative process. The graphic arts in particular became fertile ground for innovation, diverging from their traditional illustrative function to tap into what lay beyond artistic convention and rational th...   [more]

Opening: November 29th, 2012   10:00 AM - 4:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Cabinet of Curiosities: Photography & Specimens

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art    united states
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.751.1278
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/welcome/ind...
September 12th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
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The exhibition, Cabinet of Curiosities: Photography & Specimensis loosely based around the 16th and 17th century concept of the Cabinet of Curiosities. Precursors to the modern museum, these Cabinets were assembled by their owners to reflect the intense fascination with the marvelous, unusual, unexpected, exotic, extraordinary, or rare. This show examines what a photographic Cabinet of Curiosities...   [more]

Opening: September 12th, 2012   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Pablo Picasso, David Douglas Duncan: Bonjour Picasso!

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art    united states
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.751.1278
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/welcome/ind...
September 22nd, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 - closing today
added about 2 years ago

"For those who know how to read, I have painted my autobiography."—Pablo Picasso Bonjour Picasso! opens wide the doors to La Californie, the artist's villa near Cannes in the south of France, where he lived from 1955 to 1961. David Douglas Duncan's photographs provide rare insights into Picasso's life at home—dining with his wife Jacqueline, twirling a jump rope for his children Claude and Paloma,...   [more]

Opening: September 22nd, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM



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