Sunday, October 9, 2011

Cézanne's Big Fall Season

Two important impressionist art exhibitions are opening in Paris this month, and Cezanne gets top billing in both.  
Cézanne and Paris opens at the Musée du Luxembourg next week, and from the looks of the preparation outside the museum (construction of temporary shelter for those waiting to enter), it's going to be big.

And this week marked the opening of the blockbuster show at the Grand Palais of the collections of the Stein family (that of Gertrude Stein) of Matisse, Cézanne and Picasso.  This show was already presented in San Francisco and, after leaving Paris, will come to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.  More information here.
If a trip to Paris is in your plans, these both will be hot tickets.  Best to try to get them online ahead.  I'm one to talk.  I've seen these posters for a week and have done nothing yet about it.  But, now that I have found the websites...

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