Definitions

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  • n. A facility that holds temporary art exhibitions.

Etymologies

German Kunsthalle, art hall. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Opening night features a 'kunsthalle' and on Thursday 27 April, 2006, the festival hosts ...

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  • While the French have traditionally been skeptical of involving private enterprise in national historic sites -- and Aillagon has drawn protests in the past for his scheme to turn Versailles into a contemporary art kunsthalle, bringing shows of work by Jeff Koons and Takashi Murakami whose opening was covered by ARTINFO France, among others, to the palace -- this project has not met with any real resistance.

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  • Schirn Kunsthalle Until June 13 www. schirn-kunsthalle.de Geneva photography

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  • Kunsthalle Dusseldorf March 20-May 24 www. kunsthalle-duesseldorf.de Uwe Lausen Uwe Lausen's 'Untitled' (Moon Landing) (1968) on show in Frankfurt.

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  • Kunsthalle Bern Until April 25 www. kunsthalle-bern.ch Brussels tapestries

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  • Kunsthalle Aug. 29-Nov 8 www. kunsthalle-duesseldorf.de Göteborg Music

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  • After all, every other reasonable-size city in Europe has a museum or kunsthalle (a museum with everything but its own collection) for modern and contemporary art.

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  • Until Sept. 28 www. kunsthalle-karlsruhe.de London Art For the first time ever, the Courtauld Gallery is displaying its collection of works by Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), the largest in Britain, in its entirety.

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  • Hamburger Kunsthalle Until Feb. 15 www. hamburger-kunsthalle.de Art

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  • Until Jan. 25 www. hypo-kunsthalle.de London Theater You might think it difficult to hold a theater audience's interest in a play that turns on the moral issues of fund raising for modern political parties.

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  • “Moderate in size, efficiently presented and somewhat stiffly titled “Worshiping Women: Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens,�? it is not at the Met or any other museum but at the Onassis Cultural Center in Midtown, a kunsthalle-style space, now almost a decade old, devoted to Hellenic culture.�?

    The New York Times, The Glory That Was Greece From a Female Perspective, by Holland Carter, December 18, 2008

    December 20, 2008