Exhibitions in the artzine on artrepublic.com
This constantly updated section features reviews of the latest art exhibitions at many of the world’s most popular public galleries. Soon you’ll want to pack your bags and head off in search of the world’s finest art.
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The Permanent Collection at Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)
The gleaming white MACBA, in stark contrast to the its surroundings of the historic quarter of the old Raval, was designed by the US architect Richard Meier and opened in 1995.
The Museums Collection at Victoria and Albert Museum
Founded in the 1850s and described as the 'jewel in the crown' of London's South Kensington cultural area, a visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum is a must. In seven miles of exhibition space the V&A collection totals over four million objects, the greatest, most diverse collection of decorative art and design in the world, spanning all continents and dating from 3000BC to the present day.
The Permanent Collection at Tate Gallery Liverpool
Tate Liverpool is the home of the National Collection of Modern Art in the North of England and the largest gallery of modern and contemporary art outside London. Tate Liverpool is housed in a beautiful converted warehouse which is part of the historic Albert Dock.
Monet's Garden at Giverny at Monet's Garden at Giverny
Art legend has it that Monet fell in love at first sight with the village of Giverny when he saw it from a train window on route to Paris. In 1883 he moved to the village, bought a house and began to plant his gardens. In his letters, Monet continued to express his increasing affection for Giverny. It remained his home until he died in 1926.
The Permanent Collection at National Gallery of Scotland
The National Gallery of Scotland is an institution that began when many other major galleries all over Britain were being opened in the nineteenth century. Major works kept there include Gaugain's "Vision After the Sermon" and Cezanne's "Montagne Sainte-Victoire". Important paintings by Scottish artist are also kept there including "Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddington Loch", by Raeburn. In January of every year a collection of Turner's watercolours are shown.
The Gallery Collection at Hayward Gallery
The Hayward art gallery opened in 1968 and is one of the largest temporary art exhibition spaces in Britain. The gallery is housed in a 'brutalist' designed building typical of the architecture of the sixties and is named after Sir Isaac Hayward, a former leader of London County Council.
Permanent Collection at Maison Européenne de la Photographie
The Maison Européenne de la Photographie is housed in the hôtel Hénault de Cantobre which was built in 1706 for Hénault de Cantobre, the royal tax collector. After it was restored and a new wing added on the rue du Forcy it opened to the public in 1990.
The Museums Collection at Museum of Fine Arts Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) houses and preserves pre-eminent collections and aspires to serve a wide variety of people through direct encounters with works of art.
Courtauld Gallery at Courtauld Institute of Art
The Courtauld Institute of Art was founded in 1932 and is one of the world’s leading academic institutes for the teaching and research of the history of art and conservation. The Courtauld Gallery houses an internationally renowned collection of paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture and decorative works of art spanning 600 years of art history.
Gallery Collection at National Gallery of Canada
To further understanding and enjoyment of art is the mandate that The National Gallery of Canada sets for itself. And with its comprehensive international collection of artwork, visitors to the museum can certainly gain both knowledge and pleasure in the arts. The collection is arranged in nine themed sections including Canadian Art, Inuit Art, Contemporary Art, Media Arts and Photography.