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Wilfried Zeisler: A Curator of 19th Century Art at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens

The exhibition Splendor and Surprise: Elegant Containers, Antique to Modern at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, DC is the first major exhibition by French curator Wilfried Zeisler, curator of 19th century art. He is a graduate from the Sorbonne University and from the Ecole du Louvre, Paris, and is a scholar of French and Russian art.
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Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio at the MET

Oct 7, 2016 - Jan 16, 2017
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not since 1973, when an exhibition of the French followers of Caravaggio was held at the French Academy in Rome and at the Grand Palais in Paris, has there been an attempt to bring the achievements of this extraordinary painter before a large public. Therefore, this exhibition will be a landmark event not only for scholars and students, but also for art lovers, who will discover one of the giants of French painting.
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Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques presents Eden at Aperture

Nov 17, 2016 - Jan 19, 2017
Aperture Gallery
Initiated as part of the inaugural 'Immersion: A French American Photography Commission', a program launched by the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès in alliance with Aperture Foundation, 'Eden' is the first iteration of artist Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques’s eponymous long-term project.
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Neither Here Nor There at Radiator Arts

Nov 18, 2016 – Jan 20, 2017
Radiator Arts
The exhibition "Neither Here Nor There" presents the works of eight artists who all share the same birthplace – France and who voluntarily migrated several years ago to New York City.
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Simon Hantaï at Timothy Taylor

Dec 6, 2016 - Jan 21, 2017
Timothy Taylor 16×34
'On View' – a four-part presentation at Timothy Taylor 16×34 – will unveil an evolving exhibition over the course of a year. It commences with a large-scale work by Simon Hantaï. Completed in 1980, 'Tabula' demonstrates Hantaï’s unique pliage technique at a scale realized in the artist’s later works.
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Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter at the MoMA

Oct 1, 2016 - Jan 22, 2017
MoMA
'Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter' explores the ways in which contemporary architecture and design have addressed notions of shelter in light of global refugee emergencies.
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Matisse Drawings at Katonah Museum

Oct 23, 2016 - Jan 29, 2017
Katonah Museum of Art
Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation Collection, a unique exploration of Henri Matisse’s drawings by one of America’s greatest abstract artists, provides new insight into the French master’s work.
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Mathieu Bernard-Reymond at FIAF Gallery

Extended through Jan 31, 2016
FIAF Gallery
The French artist and photographer transforms documentary images of French hydroelectric and nuclear facilities into abstract, poetic compositions.
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Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion at The Met

Nov 18, 2016 - Feb 5, 2017
The Met Fifth Avenue
The Costume Institute's fall 2016 exhibition features significant acquisitions of the past 10 years and explores how the department has honed its collecting strategy to amass masterworks of the highest aesthetic and technical quality, including iconic works by designers who have changed fashion history and advanced fashion as an art form.
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Charles Percier at Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Nov 18, 2016 - Feb 5, 2017
Bard Graduate Center Gallery
'Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions' is the first large-scale exhibition to survey the magnificent range of projects undertaken by the French architect and interior designer from the end of the eighteenth to the beginning of the nineteenth century.
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Dreamlands: Immersive cinema and art 1905-2016 at the Whitney Museum

Oct 28, 2016 - Feb 5, 2017
Whitney Museum of American Art
'Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art', 1905–2016 focuses on the ways in which artists have dismantled and reassembled the conventions of cinema—screen, projection, darkness—to create new experiences of the moving image. The exhibition will fill the Museum’s 18,000-square-foot fifth-floor galleries, and will include a film series in the third-floor theater.
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