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April 4, 2000 - December 3, 2000
Selections from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's growing collection of contemporary works in fiber are exhibited in conjunction with the April 8 symposium, "Discovered Collections: Fiber Art in Museums," organized by the Friends of Fiber Art International.
Poems from the Shinkokin wakashū
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July 29, 2000 - October 29, 2000
An exhibition of more than 100 objects, ranging from calligraphy and printed books to ceramics and lacquerwork, drawn from collections throughout Japan, Europe and the United States.
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August 26, 2000 - October 29, 2000
The 80 prints, drawings, and photographs in the show span six centuries and four continents.
Allegorical Figure of Envy
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August 26, 2000 - October 29, 2000
The exhibition brings together a selection of works on paper from the Museum's collection that evoke the spiritual, dreamlike, or surreal.
Maharao Bhim Singh of Kota Attending Krishna as Brijnathji
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January 22, 2000 - October 15, 2000
This exhibition of works from the Museum's permanent collection explores not only the varied roles of royalty and divinity in India, but also the intriguingly blurred boundaries between the two.
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May 27, 2000 - September 10, 2000
Close study of drawing materials—pastels, crayons, chalks, pencils, pens, inks and watercolors—lends insight to the creative approaches of artists and helps viewers understand works of art within the context of their period.
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April 15, 2000 - August 20, 2000
Among the Museum's treasures are images by photographers working in and around Philadelphia. This installation showcases their works, many of which are on view for the first time, in both color and black-and-white.
Bull Riders Craig Scarmardo and Cheyloh Mather, Boerne Rodeo, Texas
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May 13, 2000 - August 6, 2000
The exhibition will feature some 141 black-and-white photographs, many of which have never been exhibited.
Sunday Promenade
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March 23, 2000 - July 2, 2000
This installation focuses on a selection of spectacular paintings by The Eight given to the Museum as gifts from the noted collectors, Dr. and Mrs. Meyer P. Potamkin.
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August 14, 1999 - June 18, 2000
Supernatural Daoist Immortals and disciples of the Buddha (Lohans), powerful dragons, famous statesmen and beautiful women count among the famed and fantastic beings that were popular subject matter for Mind and Qing dynasty painters and their patrons.
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August 14, 1999 - June 18, 2000
The subjects of this installation are the games, festivals, theater and amusements of children and adults in traditional Japan.
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November 23, 1999 - June 18, 2000
Arrangement of the dessert's centerpiece was often patterned after designs like those illustrated by the famous French confectioner Joseph Gilliers in his 1751 Le Cannameliste français. Just Desserts: An Eighteenth-Century Table Setting is based on one such design.
Interior of the Pantheon, Rome
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March 16, 2000 - May 28, 2000
Includes a spectacular array of paintings, sculpture, works on paper, decorative arts, architectural renderings and models--some 380 works of art by more than 160 artists.
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February 19, 2000 - May 21, 2000
Recently acquired and important works by Robert Motherwell (1915–91), one of the foremost Abstract Expressionist painters in the United States, will be exhibited for the first time in this installation, featuring the print portfolio A la Pintura (1968–1972) and the painting In Plato's Cave (1973).
Woman's Hoop Skirt
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May 1, 1999 - May 14, 2000
The installation includes a variety of hoop skirts suspended to show their types and constructions, a mannequin in a corset, hoop and other underwear, and two mannequins in the full-skirted dresses of the period.
African Dancers
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February 5, 2000 - April 16, 2000
A chronological survey of some 70 pieces selected from the Museum's holdings of over 200 works of art on paper by 20th-century African Americans.
Musical Satyr and Nymph with Baby (Satyr's Family)
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February 5, 2000 - April 16, 2000
The exhibition will feature a spectacular selection of paintings, sculpture, works on paper, decorative arts, architectural renderings and models--some 380 works.
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November 26, 1999 - April 2, 2000
This installation features a selection of some fifty prints and drawings dating from the 1960s to the present that were acquired during the last five years.
Gyro Wall Clock
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November 17, 1999 - March 26, 2000
This exhibition showcases the work of three accomplished young designers who promise to have lasting influence on design in the 21st century.
Rocking Armchair
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September 11, 1998 - March 19, 2000
This installation features a new selection of work from the Museum's constantly growing collection of contemporary American crafts.
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April 17, 1999 - March 19, 2000
This installation of paintings from the Museum's permanent collections highlights the eclectic approaches to this medium by American artists working in diverse cultural contexts and geographic locations.
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October 16, 1999 - February 13, 2000
This installation will include a variety of copper plates, trial proofs, and published prints Marin executed for ten separate projects dating from 1909 to 1948.
Pilgrimage to the Jain Temples at Shatrunjaya, near Palitana, Gujarat
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June 26, 1999 - January 16, 2000
This collection explores the relationship between the Jain community and the sublime and inspiring art it commissioned during the past thousand years, all across the Indian Subcontinent.
Peaceable Kingdom
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October 10, 1999 - January 2, 2000
The exhibition will include paintings, decorated objects, as well as important manuscript materials that illuminate Hick's deep spirituality, artistic talent, and intense interest in the doctrinal controversies that divided his fellow Quakers in the early years of the 19th century.
Desk and Bookcase
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October 10, 1999 - January 2, 2000
Worldly Goods will highlight more than 350 fine examples of furniture, textiles, silver, metalwork, ceramics, prints, maps, books and paintings from this seminal place and time, lent by private collections and museums.

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