Monthly Archives: February 2010

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GETTY MUSEUM DEBUTS FIRST MAJOR MONOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION OF GEROME IN NEARLY FORTY YEARS

Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824–1904) enjoyed the heights of artistic and commercial success in the second half of the 19th-century as a powerful academician and respected professor at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris; however, with the eventual triumph of Impressionism, post-Impressionism, and the modernist avant-garde—which defined itself against establishment figures like Gérôme—his reputation […]

The Art of Henri Rousseau at The Fondation Beyeler

The art of Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) transcended traditional borderlines and entered untrodden territory. On the centenary of his death, the Fondation Beyeler is devoting an exhibition to this pioneer of modernism. Open February 7 – May 9, 2010. Forty outstanding works provide a concise overview of the development and diversity of his […]

Félix Vallotton Exhibition at Michael Werner Gallery

Michael Werner Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings by Swiss artist Félix Vallotton (Lausanne, 1865 – Paris, 1925). The exhibition features portraits of women, primarily nudes, and is the first gallery exhibition in New York devoted to the artist’s paintings. Félix Vallotton’s paintings do not give pleasure easily. In […]

Luanne Martineau Exhibition at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal

Saskatoon-born artist Luanne Martineau has made a name for herself with her virtually indescribable hybrid felt and wool sculptures. Human, animal and organic, all at once, they produce an experience that wavers between fascination and repulsion, the microscopic and the macroscopic. The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal presents the exhibition Luanne Martineau […]

No Singing Allowed: Flamenco and Photography at Aperture Gallery

Aperture Foundation, a non-profit arts institution dedicated to promoting photography in all its forms, and Instituto Cervantes, a non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural advancement of Spanish-speaking countries, have partnered to celebrate and interpret the art of flamenco through photography in two concurrent exhibitions opening February 4 and 5 at Aperture […]

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Sydney Announces 2010 Exhibition Program as Record Attendance Continues

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) has unveiled a dynamic 2010 exhibition program including an extensive contribution to the 17th Biennale of Sydney, as well as major solo exhibitions by internationally acclaimed artists Sylvie Blocher and Runa Islam. 2010 also promises to feature survey exhibitions of work by widely respected Australasian artists, […]