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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Museums Collection at Musée Auguste Rodin
This museum houses an outstanding collection of works by Auguste Rodin (1840 - 1917) set in the gardens and buildings of a magnificent mansion built by hairdresser named Abraham Peyrenc in 1728.
Museums Collection at Musée du Louvre
In 1546, during the reign of Francis I, building began on a medieval fortress. After being a residence to the French Monarchy until 1682 by 1793, the evolving structure had been established by the French Republic to become a public Museum and home of a massive collection.
Museums Collection at Musée d'Orsay
The national collection of the Musee d'Orsay is housed in a beautifully renovated former train station and hotel by the Seine. Renovated in 1986, the station closed in the 1970's after the platforms becoming too short for the new trains. The museum now has three levels running the length of the former platform.
Museums Collection at Bauhaus - Archiv Museum for Design
The Bauhaus Archive / Museum of Design in Berlin is concerned with the research and presentation of the history and impact of the Bauhaus (1919-1933), the most important school of architecture, design, and art of the 20th century.
Museums Collection at Hamburg Kunsthalle
Having been open for the last one hundred and thirty years, the Hamburg Kunsthalle museum has a rich history as well as a valuable collection of art. With help of the Hamburg Art Union and contributions of art work the gallery was opened and by 1886 the first director was appointed.
Museums Collection at Museo de Arte Moderno
The site of the Mexican Museum of Modern Art is surrounded by 150 acres of garden and contains 5 exhibition halls. Completed in the 1960s the building houses a permanent collection of Mexican art from the twentieth century which is ever increasing and offering more examples of fresh and interesting Modern art.
The Permanent Collection at Dia Center for the Arts
For over twenty years, Dia Center for the Arts, based over a number of sites has played a vital and original role among arts institutions in New York in an attempt to make art of our time accessible to all.
The Permanent Collection at Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland Museum of Art in the University Circle neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, has a permanent collection of more than 43,000 works of art from all times and places. General admission to the permanent galleries is free to the public, with cost for certain special exhibitions. Currently the permanent galleries are closed, due to the museum's building and renovation project. Select permanent galleries will begin to open in June 2008; special exhibitions continue.
Permanent Collection at Museum del Prado
Originally conceived as a Natural History Musem – a role it never came to fulfil – and built on the orders of Charles III, the building which now houses the Museo Nacional del Prado was designed by the architect Juan de Villanueva en 1785. Its purpose would remain unclear until Ferdinand VII, encouraged by his second wife Barbara of Braganza, decided to establish a Royal Museum of Painting and Sculpture.
The Permanent Collection at State Hermitage
The Hermitage began with the construction of The Winter Palace, in 1754, commissioned by Catherine The Great (Empress Catherine II). Following this the Small Hermitage, The Large Hermitage and The Hermitage theatres were all built within the next 50 years completing a network of structures in which to house the growing assemblage of works from several collections.