Exhibitions

This is a sampling of exhibitions in the locales covered by aGogh. It is not even remotely close to comprehensive. Visit each locale's page to see all of the exhibitions we have listed for it.

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Apr 02, 2011 – May 01, 2011
Hanami at BBG is a month-long celebration from April 2 to May 1 that celebrates the Japanese cultural tradition of enjoying each moment of the cherry blossom season.
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Dec 18, 2011 – Mar 26, 2012
The first museum exhibition in the United States of the work of Sanja Iveković (b. 1949, Zagreb) covers four decades of the artist's remarkable career. A feminist, activist, and video pioneer, Iveković came of age in the early 1970s during the period known as the Croatian Spring.
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Mar 18, 2011 – Jun 12, 2011
Bye Bye Kitty!!! is a radical departure from recent Japanese exhibitions. Moving far beyond the stereotypes of kawaii and otaku culture, Japan Society’s show features sixteen emerging and mid-career artists whose whose paintings, objects, photographs, videos, and installations meld traditional styles with challenging visions of Japan’s troubled present and uncertain future.
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Jan 23, 2011 – Aug 08, 2011
Laurel Nakadate is known for her works in video, photography, and feature-length film. This is Nakadate's first large-scale museum exhibition and will feature works made over the last ten years in all three media, including her early video works, in which she was invited into the homes of anonymous men to dance, pose, or even play dead in their kitchens, bedrooms, and living rooms.
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Works featured in this installation are highly creative re-imaginings of the iconic form of the African mask.
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Feb 13, 2011 – Jun 06, 2011
Sometime between October and December 1912, Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) made a guitar.
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Apr 19, 2011 – May 27, 2011
This will be the most extensive exhibition of Arbus's work in Los Angeles since "Diane Arbus: Revelations" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2004, and will contain several photographs that have never before been exhibited.
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Feb 26, 2011 – Jun 12, 2011
In 1976 Elizabeth Taylor visited Iran for the first and only time. Accompanying her was Firooz Zahedi, a recent art school graduate just learning his craft, who has since gone on to become a successful Hollywood photographer.
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Feb 27, 2011 – May 15, 2011
Exemplar twentieth century works from the Permanent Collection ranging from impressionism to modernism.
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Borrowing its title from a work by artist Bruce Nauman, Human Nature surveys work by artists who have made defining contributions to the recent art landscape, from 1968 to the present. Many of the works are on view for the first time since their acquisition.
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Feb 13, 2011 – May 15, 2011
Brad Coleman: Reproductions is an attentive look at one series of drawings, Coleman’s Sheep series. Upon first glance, the upper gallery appears to be occupied by twelve identical drawings of one sheep image.
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Laguna Art Museum’s exhibition Best Kept Secret will bring together the work of these seminal artists from this critical period, drawing connections among their work and contextualizing it in light of other historical developments in California and in the rest of the nation.
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The Buddhist notion of impermanence—the idea that everything is devoid of fixed, identifiable characteristics and is constantly shifting relative to everything else within the universe—is a common theme in these works. The concept seems particularly relevant to the flux of modern living.
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May 07, 2011 – Jun 05, 2011
The Magna Carta (or Great Charter of English Liberties), one of the most important legal documents in the history of democracy, is on display at the Legion of Honor May 7–June 5.
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First unearthed in 1996 in a rescue excavation in Lod, ancient Diospolis, Israel, this large and extraordinarily detailed mosaic floor has only recently been carefully removed from its site and conserved.
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Best known for his revolutionary studies of human and animal locomotion, which evolved into some of the earliest motion pictures, Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) was also an accomplished landscape photographer, a pioneering documentarian, and a restlessly inventive entrepreneur.
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What are the essential elements of life? How can you distinguish between the living and nonliving world? You can explore these questions and more at the Exploratorium’s collection of Life Science exhibits.
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Listen presents a wide range of scientific content, including the physical nature of sound, the physiology of hearing, and the capacity to listen attentively.
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Jul 30, 2010 – Jan 01, 2012
Get a rare look at the life of Field Museum scientist Dr. Corrie Moreau, and learn how her childhood love for insects spurred a career dedicated to researching ants.
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May 28, 2011 – Sep 18, 2011
This exhibition is the first survey of the artist's work to date. Spanning the years 1996 to 2010, it examines Bradford's work in all media, beginning with early sculptural projects, and culminating in a number of new commissions.
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Now Ongoing
No dinosaur in the world compares to SUE—the largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered.
The newly renovated and reformatted Hull-House Museum opens up the never-before-exhibited second floor of the Hull home and recounts never-before-told stories of Hull-House residents and immigrants. Organized by room, each door opens a new collection of artifacts, photographs, and convicting stories that are sure to make the history of the walls come to life.
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Nov 20, 2010 – May 01, 2011
Without You I'm Nothing comprises works drawn from the MCA Collection that demonstrate how art has reflected, if not anticipated, a larger cultural shift towards a greater agency for the individual (or the appearance of such) in the public realm.
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Apr 06, 2011 – Sep 25, 2011
Through rare and original photography, including unique, new X-ray images of the interiors of the spacesuits, this exhibit reveals how the modern technological marvel that is the spacesuit enables astronauts to live and work in space.
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Now Until Apr 21, 2011
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This exhibition will showcase one of the masterpieces of the Louvre, The Pilgrims at Emmaus, surrounded by different representations of Christ by Rembrandt and his students.
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Mar 30, 2011 – May 21, 2011
Gagosian Gallery is pleased to present “Richard Prince: de Kooning” an exhibition of paintings and works on paper.
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Now Until Apr 02, 2011
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Prisse d’Avennes was one of many keen travelers exploring the shores of the Nile in the first half of the 19th century, fascinated by Pharaonic ruins and Arab monuments alike.
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This original perspective of Gustave’s paintings and Martial’s photography invites the visitor to enter the private world of a large Parisian family and explore the new urban lifestyle which was taking hold at the dawn of the XXth century.
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The Paris School is extremely well represented, with works by Marc Chagall (The Dream, 1927), portraits by Amedeo Modigliani, Chaïm Soutine, Moïse Kisling, Kees Van Dongen and Pascin.
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Apr 05, 2011 – Jul 03, 2011
More than a one man retrospective for Edouard Manet (1832-1883), the exhibition Manet, the Man who Invented Modernity explores and highlights the historical situation around him, including the reaffirmed legacy of Romanticism, the impact of his contemporaries and the changes in the media at the time.
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On 28 April 2010, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands opened the new Diary Room as part of the ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of the Anne Frank House.
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Apr 01, 2011 – Jun 08, 2011
Photojournalism is in the midst of a remarkable, and singularly unexpected, renaissance. New practices, strategies, viewpoints, techniques, and agents have radically transformed the institutions and the fundamental concepts of the field.
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Apr 06, 2011 – Sep 05, 2011
Nine exuberant ‘flower pieces’ from the museum’s collection that used to adorn the homes of the 17th-century economic elite are now in full bloom at the airport.
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While the restoration of the main building is underway, the Rijksmuseum is displaying the crème de la crème of its permanent collection in the newly furnished Philips Wing.
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Now Until Jun 21, 2011
In one day you visit the exhibition Blossom, enjoy the flowers in bloom at Keukenhof and take a cruise of Amsterdam’s canals.
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Three hundred of the most attractive, unusual, valuable and moving Treasures from the archives, selected on the basis of 24 themes such as Love, Death, Power, Fame, and Vanished Amsterdam.

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