A Conversation for Ask h2g2

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Post 1

kelli - ran 2 miles a day for 2012, aiming for the same for 2013

I think there is a special word to describe the situation when an art gallery has an exhibition of a 'guest' artist's work - usually for a limited period of time.

Can anyone put me out of my misery by suggesting the appropriate word?

smiley - ale


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Post 2

Stu

From:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_exhibition

Retrospective?
Individual exposition?
Group exposition?
Vernissage?


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Post 3

kelli - ran 2 miles a day for 2012, aiming for the same for 2013

Hmmm, possibly 'retrospective' but I don't think that is quite the one I was after. Think I may have to stick with 'exhibition'.

smiley - ta


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Post 4

aka Bel - A87832164

What about touring-or travelling exhibition ? Is that what you mean ?


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Post 5

kelli - ran 2 miles a day for 2012, aiming for the same for 2013

The situation I want to describe is that of a local gallery of mine. It houses a permanent collection of works by a specific artist but every once in a while they have a......a.....THINGY smiley - winkeye of another artist's work...


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Post 6

Dea.. - call me Mrs B!

Is that not just a gallery show?


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Post 7

aka Bel - A87832164

I figured that from what you sdaid abo┬┤ve, but all what sprang to mind, was ' Wanderaustellung' , because that's what they often are. In case of other local (guest) artists, though smiley - erm
I'll give it some more thought and come back to you later smiley - ok


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Post 8

Primeval Mudd (formerly Roymondo)

I've checked a few galleries' websites (the Tates & the National) and all they use is 'exhibition'. I'm pretty sure I've heard a specific word too, though.

The only one I can think of of the top of my head is 'installation' but that's generally used for pieces created with the specific exhibition environment in mind (such as those in Tate Modern's turbine hall).


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Post 9

maxharley

Showcase?


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Post 10

Yelbakk

How about "LOAN EXHIBITION"?

Cf: http://www.google.de/search?hl=de&q=%22loan+exhibition%22&meta=

There seem to be a few of them out there, after all...

Y.


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Post 11

kelli - ran 2 miles a day for 2012, aiming for the same for 2013

I'm just going to stick with temporary exhibitions I think - I was convinced there was a proper word though! I think it might have been 'retrospective' that I had in my head but that doesn't realy describe the situation - if you must know, every once in a while Timmy Mallett (yes, him) exhibits his etchings in our local gallery...

I'm writing an entry on my village and wanted to mention something about the gallery.


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Post 12

Stu

smiley - wow Look at the camera and say blaaaaa!


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