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The Expressive Body: Memory, Devotion, Desire (1400–1750)
April 17, 2020 - August 31, 2020

This fascinating exhibition explores the ways that images of the human body were used to generate profound physical and emotional responses in viewers throughout the 15th through 18th centuries.

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Unseen Picasso
May 15, 2020 - October 19, 2020

Sixteen rare or unique prints by Pablo Picasso demonstrate the artist’s bold experiments, technically and stylistically, in the graphic arts.

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Raphael 2020: A Spotlight on Madonna and Child with Book
January 15, 2020 - May 18, 2020

This winter and spring, the Museum joins institutions around the world in observing the 500th anniversary of the Raphael’s death with a special display and a series of programs focused on the artist’s Madonna and Child with Book, the only painting by Raphael in a public collection in the Western U.S.

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Beyond the World We Know: Abstraction in Photography
November 22, 2019 - April 20, 2020

The gelatin silver prints on display demonstrate that the simplest subjects can be evocative works of art when composition, texture, tone and light are handled by artists of great imagination and virtuosity.

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Norton Simon Museum Appoints Emily Talbot to Chief Curator
January 1, 2020

The Museum has appointed Emily M. Talbot as its new Chief Curator, responsible for the care, interpretation and display of the Norton Simon art collections.

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