Tag Archives: contemporary art

Lucas Samaras at the Met Museum – New York

February 24, 2014 through September 1, 2014 – Titled, “Offerings of a Restless Soul,” this exhibition presents the work of contemporary artist Lucas Samaras, a compulsively productive filmmaker, painter, performer, photographer, sculptor and writer, drawn from substantial holdings already in the permanent collection augmented by a a group of additional works from a donation recently […]

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Mike Kelley at PS1 – New York

October 13, 2013 through February 2, 2014 – Occupying the entire museum with over 200 works, from early pieces made during the 1970s through those made just before his untimely death in 2012, this is the largest exhibition ever mounted of the work of conceptualist Mike Kelley, regarded as one of the most influential artists of […]

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James Turrell at the Guggenheim Museum – New York

June 21, 2013 through September 25, 2013 – Acclaimed for his groundbreaking explorations of perception, light, color and space, the Guggenheim presents, “James Turrell,” the first New York exhibition since 1980 dedicated to the contemporary artist, focusing specifically on the role site specificity plays in his creations.  Works from throughout Turrell’s forty year career are […]

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Mike Kelley at the Pompidou Center – Paris

May 2, 2013 through August 5, 2013 – Mike Kelley at the Pompidou Center features 100 distinctive pieces created between 1974 and 2011 in the first French retrospective dedicated to the work of this seminal contemporary and conceptual artist who was born in Detroit in 1954 and died prematurely in January 2012.  Unfolding as a visually […]

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Claes Oldenburg at MoMA – New York

April 14, 2013 through August 5, 2013 – In a salute to the remarkable career of celebrated artist Claes Oldenburg, MoMA presents an in-depth examination of “The Street” from 1960 and “The Store” from 1961–64, his first two major bodies of work that established his unique aesthetic which combines painting, sculpture, subject and form. The […]

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Keith Haring: The Political Line at the Museum of Modern Art – Paris

April 19, 2013 through August 18, 2013 – In this extensive retrospective devoted to Keith Haring, one of the most well-known contemporary artists of his era, 250 works from paintings on canvas to signs and banners to graffiti from subway walls are gathered together with 20 monumental works spanning the totality of the artist’s career. […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]