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Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York

A treasury of more than 2 million individual objects, tens of thousands of which are permanently on display including many of mankind’s greatest masterpieces, New York’s Metropolitan Museum is the Western Hemisphere’s most important art institution. Spanning the entire history of human civilization, the collection features not only paintings, drawings, prints, etchings, sculptures and photographs, […]

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Magritte at MoMA – New York

September 28, 2013 through January 12, 2014 – Offering fresh insight into the creator of several of the twentieth century’s most extraordinary and memorable images, “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938,” is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on Belgian artist René Magritte’s breakthrough Surrealist years. Featuring 80 paintings, collages and objects including many of […]

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Robert Indiana at the Whitney – New York

September 26, 2013, through January 5, 2014 – In, “Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE,” the Whitney presents the first major American museum retrospective devoted to the work of Robert Indiana, known the world over for his iconic representation of the word, “LOVE.” 75 paintings and sculptures created over the last five decades survey the artist’s complete […]

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American Modern: Hopper to O’Keeffe at MoMA – New York

August 17, 2013 through January 26, 2014 – Curated from MoMA’s own collection, “American Modern: Hopper to O’Keeffe,” takes a fresh look at the museum’s holdings of American paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculptures created between 1915 and 1950 in the context of the cultural preoccupations rapidly changing American society during the first half of […]

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Hopper Drawing at the Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

May 23, 2013 through October 6, 2013 –  In the landmark exhibition, “Hopper Drawing,” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the dynamic and creative process of Edward Hopper, one of the most enigmatic artists of the twentieth century, is examined through more than 200 drawings, 21 paintings and two dozen sketchbook pages featuring key preliminary sketches.  Using […]

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The Civil War and American Art at the Met – New York

May 27, 2013 through September 2, 2013 – Coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, “The Civil War and American Art,” featuring exceptional masterpieces on loan from major museums around the country, considers how American artists responded to the Civil War and its aftermath. Sixty paintings and eighteen photographs created between 1852 […]

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Photography and the American Civil War at the Met – New York

April 2, 2013 through September 2, 2013 – For this landmark exhibition, “Photography and the American Civil War,” 200 of the finest photographs of the conflict, from touching to terrifying, drawn from the museum’s seminal holdings complimented by important loans from both public and private collections, are displayed in 11 specially decorated galleries. View not […]

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Punk: Chaos to Couture at the Met – New York

May 9, 2013 through August 11, 2013 – Illustrating how haute couture and ready-to-wear have appropriated punk’s visual symbols and aesthetic vocabulary turning rock and roll rebellion into fashion art, the Met’s Costume Institute presents “Punk: Chaos to Couture”, an exhibition of 100 designs for men and women that juxtaposes original punk apparel dating from […]

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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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Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity at the Met – New York

February 26, 2013 through May 27, 2013 – This groundbreaking exhibition focuses on how Manet, Monet, Renoir and their creative contemporaries portrayed modern life and particularly fashionable dress between approximately 1860 and 1890 as department stores, illustrated fashion magazines and ready-to-wear clothing sprang up to cater to a growing and affluent bourgeoisie. Although they did […]

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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 […]