August 21, 1993 - November 28, 1993
The Philadelphia Museum of Art will celebrate the art and craft of 20th-century millinery in the first major survey of its kind to be mounted in the United States. "Ahead of Fashion: Hats of the 20th Century" presents some 100 of the Museum's most spectacular women's hats, supplemented by an equal number borrowed from the costume collections of leading Museums throughout the country and private collectors.
October 23, 1993 - November 28, 1993
The "Museum Studies" program is designed as an ongoing series of new works and installations created by artists specifically for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Sherrie Levine plans to exhibit six new sculptures in translucent white glass based on Brancusi's marble sculpture The Newborn in the Museum's collection.
July 24, 1993 - September 26, 1993
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents for the first time in North America a retrospective of the work of Albert Renger-Patzsch (1897-1966), one of Germany's most influential photographers. The exhibition is comprised of approximately 120 photographs from important museum and private collections in Europe and the United States.
August 28, 1993 - September 9, 1993
William Anastasi has organized an installation of sixteen drawings which are exhibited along with recordings of the sounds that accompanied and were created by the drawing process.
July 15, 1992 - July 15, 1993
The three Japanese galleries on the second floor will be installed with paintings, sculpture, ceramics, lacquer, and metalwork acquired over the past five years.
April 18, 1993 - July 11, 1993
This exhibition is comprised of images from Sebastião Salgado's current project, devoted to the epic theme of "the end of manual labor." In these magnificent photographs taken throughout the world, Salgado has brought together an archeological view of the activities that have defined labor from the Iron Age through the Industrial Revolution to the present.
March 20, 1993 - June 27, 1993
This exhibition will examine every major aspect of Charles-Nicolas Cochin's career, from his early work showing the pomp and splendor of the French Rococo style, to his later shift to the Neo-Classic.
March 7, 1993 - June 13, 1993
In conjunction with Pissarro's Series, the Museum is mounting a focus exhibition on the theme of the city in late 19th and early 20th century French art.
March 7, 1993 - June 6, 1993
Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) produced more than 300 views of Paris and the ports of Normandy, often painting several versions of a scene from the same spot in varying light and weather. For the first time since the artist's death, this exhibition assembles his finest paintings of turn-of-the-century French urban life and explores his particular vision in creating series of favorite subjects.
March 27, 1993 - May 30, 1993
Gertrude Käsebier (1852-1934) was a key figure in the American fine-art photography movement at the turn of the century. This exhibition of approximately forty prints, organized by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, surveys the range and variety of Käsebier's achievement, giving new emphasis to the work she made after 1910.
February 13, 1993 - May 16, 1993
This exhibition presents a small group of works by the American artist, Beatrice Wood, drawn from the Museum's collection of over sixty works and the collection of the Fabric Workshop. It celebrates the artist's one-hundredth birthday on March 3, 1993.
December 19, 1992 - February 14, 1993
Organized by the Society for Japanese Arts in the Netherlands, this exhibition of Yoshitoshi's work is presented in honor of the centennial of the artist's death. The foremost Japanese printmaker of the Meiji era, Yoshitoshi worked as a newspaper illustrator, achieving tremendous popularity.
November 29, 1992 - January 31, 1993
The exhibition will feature about ten works chosen from several of the Museum's departments, focusing on art's role in the process of mourning: its capacity to remind, to honor, to celebrate, to lament--in short, to memorialize. Art in Mourning is being organized as part of an annual nationwide commemoration of the shared loss due to AIDS.
November 1, 1992 - January 3, 1993
This exhibition represents a major mid-career retrospective of the American sculptor Martin Puryear. It surveys his work up to the present, focusing on forty of his relief and three-dimensional indoor pieces.