July 26, 2003 - December 7, 2003
This installation of more than fifty works from the collection features photographs by Mexican artists including Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Emilio Amero, and Graciela Iturbide, alongside images taken in Mexico by photographers from outside the country, such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Helen Levitt, Paul Strand, Danny Lyon, and others inspired by the landscape and culture of Mexico.
November 30, 2002 - October 31, 2003
A group of thirty screens, hanging scrolls, and decorative arts from the Museum’s collection illustrate these and other themes from Chinese art by Japanese artists.
April 12, 2003 - October 26, 2003
The installation will include some thirty flatware sets from the Museum's collection of modern and contemporary design.
June 14, 2003 - September 7, 2003
Featured are 137 photographs spanning the years 1937 to 1983, with a special emphasis on Faurer's highly innovative photographs from 1947 to 1951.
June 22, 2003 - August 17, 2003
This exhibition will explore the art of one of the premier abstract painters to work in Philadelphia in the twentieth century, bringing together a selection of approximately 30 exemplary paintings from the years 1972–1993.
September 26, 2002 - August 10, 2003
Selections from the Museum's American contemporary craft collection are showcased in this exhibition of ceramics, glass, fiber, metalwork, wood, and furniture pieces by both locally and nationally known artists.
October 8, 2002 - July 2003
This installation of paintings and sculptures from Tibet, Nepal and northern India features divine couples from the Buddhist and Hindu pantheons.
January 21 - July 2003
Known as "popular paintings," they are the work of a diverse group of artists: professional painters who made souvenirs for pilgrims at holy sites; minstrel-painters who walked from place to place singing and selling their wares; painter-magicians who delivered the souls of the dead from the afterworld; village women who decorated the walls of their homes for celebrations and festivals.
May 17, 2003 - July 27, 2003
The project is the seventh in a series of Museum Studies installations by living artists created specifically for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and it is the fifth in the 2002/03 Future Sounds series by Relâche Ensemble.
February 22, 2003 - July 13, 2003
Klein extended his technical experimentation--harsh flash, wide-angle shots, blurring, and grainy printing--to create gritty, chaotic pictures in other major cities in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
April 27, 2002 - June 2003
Paintings of working dogs, pet dogs and a caricature of the important Philadelphia art collector John G. Johnson are included in this installation.
March 30, 2002 - June 1, 2003
This installation from the department of Costume and Textiles shows how curators and conservators preserve printed textiles in the Museum's collection.
March 22, 2003 - May 25, 2003
This exhibition focuses on the first century of engraving, a meticulous new printmaking technique that developed in the Medieval goldsmith's workshop in the mid-1400s.
February 12, 2003 - May 11, 2003
Edgar Degas and the ballet are virtually synonymous. Dancers—shown in every phase of their complex and demanding art form—make up more than fifty percent of his abundant output.
February 12, 2003 - May 11, 2003
Drawn from the Museum's collection, these works reveal the intersection--both personal and artistic--of these two great Impressionist painters.
November 20, 2002 - March 30, 2003
Installations of this internationally acclaimed artist's work will illuminate the Museum's eighteenth-century French salon as well as contemporary design gallery 170 this winter.
December 7, 2002 - March 2, 2003
In addition to important works by Moholy-Nagy, Callahan, and Siskind, the exhibition will feature the work of Barbara Crane, Yasuhiro Ishimoto, Joseph Jachna, Kenneth Josephson, Gyorgy Kepes, Nathan Lerner, Ray K. Metzker, Richard Nickel, Arthur Siegel, Art Sinsabaugh, and others.
August 24, 2002 - February 9, 2003
This exhibition of more than fifty-five photographs demonstrates the breadth of the Museum's collection, tracing the development of the medium from the early 1840s to the present.
August 31, 2002 - February 9, 2003
This installation, displaying over thirty rare prints primarily from the Muriel and Philip Berman Gift of European Prints, examines the revival of etching in 19th-century Britain by the Etching Club of London.
June 18, 2002 - January 12, 2003
Poetic treatises on the nature of love inspired the subject matter of many Indian paintings made during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
November 3, 2002 - January 5, 2003
This exhibition brings together, for the first time, the entire Ariadne series.