Current Exhibitions

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By Day & by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque

By Day & by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque

By Day & by Night celebrates the innovative spirit of art and culture in Paris during the belle époque through a selection of paintings, drawings, prints and photographs from the Museum’s collections.

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Paul Gauguin's 'The Swineherd,' 1888, on loan from LACMA

Paul Gauguin's 'The Swineherd,' 1888, on loan from LACMA

Paul Gauguin’s picturesque painting The Swineherd from 1888 is on long-term loan from LACMA, joining related post-Impressionist works in the Museum’s 19th-century art wing.

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Beyond the World We Know: Abstraction in Photography

Beyond the World We Know: Abstraction in Photography

In their integration of realism and abstraction, the gelatin silver prints on view in Beyond the World We Know 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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Raphael 2020

Raphael 2020

This winter and spring, the Norton Simon Museum joins institutions around the world in observing the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death with a special display and a series of programs focused on the artist’s Madonna and Child with Book, from around 1502–3.

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UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
Unseen Picasso