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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 establish an American museum dedicated exclusively to art by living artists in the United States. After the Metropolitan Museum of Art and then the Museum of Modern Art both rejected her attempts to donate her […]

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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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Mapplethorpe-Rodin at the Rodin Museum – Paris

April 8, 2014 through September 21, 2014 – Sculpture and photography are unified through the work of two major artists in a single exhibition as the Rodin Museum brings together the works of Robert Mapplethorpe and Auguste Rodin, the first time masterpieces by these two renowned figures have been publicly displayed in concert. Made possible […]

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Ai Weiwei at the Brooklyn Museum – New York

April 18, 2014 through August 10, 2014 – Ai Weiwei: According to What? is the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to Ai Weiwei, one of the world’s most controversial and iconoclastic contemporary artists, showcasing his remarkable interdisciplinary career as an architect, conceptualist, photographer, sculptor and activist. Comprising thirty works of art which explore […]

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Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris at the Met Museum – New York

January 29, 2014 through May 4, 2014 – Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris, presents a selection of one hundred photographs taken by Charles Marville, widely acknowledged as one of the most talented photographers of the nineteenth century, who was commissioned by the City of Paris to document both the picturesque, medieval streets of the old Paris and […]

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Paris As Muse at the Met Museum – New York

January 28 through May 4, 2014 – Honoring the first hundred years of Parisian photography, Paris as Muse: Photography, 1840s–1930s, pays tribute to the City of Light through approximately fifty images of Paris’s monuments, street scenes and interiors captured by pioneering art photographers, natives and visitors alike, including Eugène Atget, Brassaï, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Gustave Le Gray, […]

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A Century of Fashion Photography at Condé Nast at the Museum of Fashion – Paris

March 1, 2014 through May 25, 2014 – Drawing on the archives of legendary publisher Condé Nast who elevated haute couture by turning fashion photography into an art form in the pages of his magazines Glamour, Vogue and W, this exhibition titled Papier Glacé (Glossy Pages): A Century of Fashion Photography at Condé Nast, brings […]

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Robert Mapplethorpe at the Grand Palais – Paris

March 26, 2014 through July 13, 2014 – Totaling more than 250 works including landscapes, nudes, portraits and still lifes covering his entire photographic career from the underground Polaroids of the early 1970s to the celebrity commissions of the late 1980s, this is largest Robert Mapplethorpe retrospective ever held in a museum. Focusing particularly on […]

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Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties at the Brooklyn Museum – New York

March 7, 2014 through July 6, 2014 – Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties considers how sixty-six painters, sculptors, graphic designers and photographers working during the 1960s, particularly African Americans including Benny Andrews, Sam Gilliam, David Hammons, Barkley L. Hendricks, Jae Jarrell, Norman W. Lewis and Moneta Sleet Jr. but also many of […]

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Italian Futurism at the Guggenheim – New York

February 21, 2014 through September 1, 2014 – The first comprehensive overview of Italian Futurism ever to be presented in the United States, “Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe,” is a multidisciplinary exhibition presenting 300 works encompassing not only painting and sculpture but also advertising, architecture, ceramics, design, fashion, film, music, performance, photography, poetry, publications […]

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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 […]