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'Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty'

Apr 21, 2015

'Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty'

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April 25-July 5 In 19th and early 20th-century Europe, advances in the fields of mathematics, mechanical engineering, biology, geology and archaeology brought about a new appreciation of “simple forms,” which led to notable influences on modern art. This exhibition — a collection of works ...

'Jim Lambie: Sun Rise Sun Ra Sun Set'

Apr 14, 2015

'Jim Lambie: Sun Rise Sun Ra Sun Set'

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April 11-June 21 This is a solo exhibition of Scottish contemporary artist Jim Lambie, who was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2005 and has become well known for colorful installations constructed from everyday materials, including aluminum sheets, mirrors and vinyl tape. As a ...

'Rene Magritte'

Mar 19, 2015

'Rene Magritte'

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March 25-June 29 It’s been 13 years since the last large-scale Rene Magritte (1898-1967) exhibition was held in Japan. Regarded as one of the most important artists of the 20th century, Magritte made the familiar unfamiliar by using ordinary subjects in unusual and thought-provoking ...

'Guercino'

Feb 26, 2015

'Guercino'

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March 3-May 31 Despite fame during his time, Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (1591-1666), best known as Guercino, was later dismissed and forgotten as artists began to reject academic traditions and genres shifted. Since the mid-20th century, however, there has been a rediscovery and re-appreciation of ...