September 15, 2001 - December 9, 2001
In conjunction with Philadelphia's Splendor of Florence Festival (October 10–14, 2001), a major Renaissance painting, Venus, by Florentine artist Lorenzo di Credi (about 1456–1536) will be on view at the Museum.
June 19, 2001 - December 9, 2001
Indian painters are the subject of this exhibition of painting and textiles from the Museum's collection. Dating from the mid-fifteenth century to the early-twentieth century, the works convey aspects of the search for spiritual realization.
September 8, 2001 - December 2, 2001
Among the highlights are works by such artists associated with Surrealism as Max Ernst, Dora Maar, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, and Man Ray, along with examples from the more than 360 images by Eugène Atget. Also on view are two photographs taken in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, by Charles Sheeler, along with three Joseph Cornell boxes.
June 19 - Fall 2001
As part of its 125th Anniversary, the Museum has borrowed from a private collection The Feast, one of the most ambitious of Cézanne's early paintings.
July 28, 2001 - October 28, 2001
European ceramics figured prominently among the objects acquired from the exhibition by the newly founded Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art, later the Philadelphia Museum of Art, whose founders were committed to providing the public and those in industry with objects of good design and craftsmanship.
December 9, 2000 - October 22, 2001
This selection of mid-twentieth century American decorative arts from the collection, ranging from kitchenwares to lounge chairs, focuses upon Post World War II design innovations.
June 23, 2001 - September 30, 2001
Callahan took many of his photographs within proximity of one another and the exhibition explores his interest in these variations.
June 23, 2001 - September 30, 2001
The exhibition demonstrates the Museum's rich context for the new acquisition and its impact upon the Museum's existing holdings.
April 28, 2001 - September 2, 2001
The installation of about 30 drawings and prints by the American artist Peggy Bacon (1895-1987) includes book illustrations, preliminary studies for prints, her earliest drypoints as well as etchings from the 1920s and 1930s.
May 10, 2001 - August 12, 2001
This installation celebrates the adventurous paintings of Philadelphia artist Arthur B. Carles (1882–1952) and his circle of friends, students, and colleagues.
Out of the Ordinary: The Architecture and Design of Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Associates
June 10, 2001 - August 5, 2001
One of the most influential architectural design and planning firms of the last half-century is the subject of this first-ever retrospective exhibition.
July 1, 2000 - June 17, 2001
Wind in the Mountains complements The Arts of Hon'ami Koetsu, Japanese Renaissance Master (on view from July 29 to 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.
October 24, 2000 - June 10, 2001
Exquisite and often unusual depictions of the multifaceted Hindu deities of India—their adventures, families, incarnations, and esoteric forms—are the focus of this exhibition of masterworks from the Museum's collection.
March 24, 2001 - May 20, 2001
Drawn from Philadelphia area collections, this focused installation of about a dozen paintings by Hodgkin range in date from the late 1960s, when the artist was associated with the British Pop Art movement; through the 1980s, when his vibrantly colored panel paintings brought him international recognition; to the present, with works revealing a dramatic change in scale and ambition.
May 27, 2000 - May 20, 2001
This installation, which coincides with The Arts of Hon'ami Koetsu, Japanese Renaissance Master (on view at the Museum from July 29 through October 29, 2000), will include eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century examples of several types of Noh robes from the Museum's permanent collection of Costume and Textiles.
March 10, 2001 - May 13, 2001
The Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Museum of Art and other exhibition partners, surveyed the holdings in area libraries and museums.
March 2, 2001 - April 29, 2001
The exhibition spans the period from before the rise of Islamic Mughal rule in northern India during the 1500s to the heyday of the British Raj in the late 19th century.
July 1, 2000 - April 29, 2001
Hon'ami Koetsu, the seventeenth-century Japanese artist, renowned for his contributions to the arts of tea, poetry, and Rimpa (a bold decorative style that took imagery from the natural world and native classical literature as its subject.)
January 20, 2001 - April 22, 2001
Some thirty cityscapes from the Museum's collection will demonstrate how Coburn employed photogravure, a photomechanical process using printer's ink, to reveal photography as an art in its own right.
February 18, 2001 - April 15, 2001
Organized with the full cooperation of the artist's family, this exhibition features 75 paintings and watercolors, many of which have never been previously exhibited.
January 27, 2001 - April 8, 2001
This exhibition presents vivid images of vines and arabesques, borders and frames, vases and vessels, architectural ornament, decorative letters, and works that demonstrate the calligraphic use of line.
November 18, 2000 - February 11, 2001
More than 100 prints from a remarkable body of photographs created by Ray K. Metzker between 1985 and 1998, most of which has never before been exhibited.
November 15, 2000 - January 21, 2001
This focused retrospective exhibition illustrates the variety and invention of his design process.
November 24, 2000 - January 14, 2001
The exhibition will present a salute to Dorothea Tanning, the artitist first one-person exhibition in an American museum.
October 22, 2000 - January 14, 2001
This exhibition will focus, for the first time, on Van Gogh's evolving approach to the portrait throughout a tragically brief life.
September 16, 2000 - January 7, 2001
This installation of about twenty-five drawings from the Museum's permanent collection has been organized to coincide with Van Gogh: Face to Face (October 22, 2000–January 14, 2001). Dating from the late eighteenth century to about 1940, the portraits are by established masters such as Edgar Degas, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Sir Thomas Lawrence, as well as by less-known artists such as Caroline Durieux and Knud Merrild.