Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Abstract Expressionism

3 February – 4 June 2017

With its exhibition, Abstract Expressionism, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao offers a new look at this varied, complex and multifaceted movement that radically altered New York’s painting scene in the 1940s.

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The Collection of Hermann and Margrit Rupf

11 November 2016 – 23 April 2017

This exhibition brings together 70 works by key artists in the history of art during the first half of the 20th century, including Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Juan Gris, Fernand Léger, Paul Klee, and Vasily Kandinsky, in dialogue with works by contemporary artists dating from the second half of the 20th century until today.

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Alliance Française

Launch of the “One Million Friends
for the Alliance Française” challenge

8 November 2016

For the first time, the 816 satellites of the Alliance Française – the largest cultural network in the world – are coordinating their efforts to use bring together 1 million French speakers from around the world, by means of a new digital platform.

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Resistance and Deportation
History Centre – Lyon, France

European Sport Challenged by Nazism

Until 29 January 2017

Covering the period between 1936 and 1948, the exhibition European Sport Challenged by Nazism documents how sport and the instrumentalisation of the human body were used by totalitarian regimes to diffuse and reinforce propaganda.

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The Ensor and Spilliaert Wing
Two Masters of Ostend

Summer 2016

Mu.ZEE has dedicated a new museum wing to James Ensor (1860-1949) and Léon Spilliaert (1881-1946), two Ostend natives known as ‘masters of light’.

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20 October – 23 December 2016

From 20 October to 23 December 2016, the VNH Gallery & GALLERIA CONTINUA will present RESPECT, a multifaceted exhibition developed in three phases and focusing on one of the principle figures of Arte Povera: Michelangelo Pistoletto.

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Francis Bacon:
From Picasso to Velázquez

30 September 2016 – 8 January 2017

Francis Bacon: From Picasso to Velázquez presents a selection of nearly 90 of the Anglo-Irish artist’s most compelling paintings, including many rarely exhibited works, alongside those by artists who influenced his career.

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