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 Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Museum
Wolverhampton Art Gallery first opened its doors in 1884. Its initial collections were the gifts of local businessmen and philanthropists – collections of applied arts and contemporary figurative painting and sculpture. Until 1969, the Gallery was supervised by the senior tutor of the adjoining School of Art and Design and since World War I, had entered a long period of decline.
The Permanent Collection at Kettle's Yard
For sixteen years, Kettle's Yard was the home of Jim Ede, a former curator at the Tate Gallery, London, and his wife, Helen. It houses Ede's collection of art, mostly of the first half of the twentieth century.
Claude Monet's Water-Lillies at Musée National de l'Orangerie
The Orangerie Museum is a place and collection emblematic of impressionist and modern art in France. Enlarged and completely renovated, at the Orangerie Museum the public are invited to contemplate the famous Water-Lilies by Claude Monet and the masterpieces from the Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume Collection, which have been enhanced by a scientific and cultural renovation project, and benefit from major architectural changes.
The Permanent Collection at Graves Art Gallery
The Graves Art Gallery is home to many of the highlights of the city’s visual art collections. Currently undergoing a major re-display to showcase many of the highlights of the Graves and Mappin collections, the permanent exhibits also include significant 20th century British and European paintings.
Museum Collection at Whitney Museum of American Art
Founded in 1931 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney with 700 artworks, the museum is housed in an innovative building designed and completed in 1966 by Bauhaus-trained architect Marcel Breuer.
The Permanent Collection at Auckland Art Gallery
Heralded in 1888 as 'the first permanent Art Gallery in the Dominion', Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki remains the largest art institution in New Zealand, with a collection numbering over 12,500 works. These include major holdings of New Zealand historic, modern and contemporary art, and outstanding works by Maori and Pacific Island artists, as well as European painting, sculpture and print collections ranging in date from 1376 to the present day.
Museum Collection at KunstHausWien
After taking two years to complete the KunstHausWien Museum, in Vienna, opened in 1991. Previously a factory it now holds a permanent exhibition of work by Hunderwasser, the flamboyant Viennese architect.
The Permanent Collection at Albright-Knox Art Gallery
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery was built as a Fine Art Pavilion for the Pan American Exposistion in 1901, however it was not finished until 1905. A rich permanent collection has been built up from donations from includes artifacts from 3,000BC and follows arts history to a large collection of post war American and European art.
Museum Collection at Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts now has a permanent collection, which includes a well-defined ensemble of Canadian and Inuit decorative art, painting and sculpture.
The Permanent Collection at Barbican Art Gallery
Three decades in the making, the Barbican Centre was designed in the sixties, constructed in the seventies and opened at a cost of £161 million in the eighties.