Channel Crossings: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism | Arts | Manchester …

Channel Crossings is a new display featuring English and French Impressionism and Post-Impressionism from Manchester Art Gallery’s collection. It opens on 6 December.

Channel Crossings replaces a display of work by Lowry and Valette, which will be closed to the public from 27 November 2012.  

This display will look at the allure and excitement of French art for a generation of English and Scottish painters emerging from the claustrophobia of late Victorian painting.

Pissarro – Rue de VoisinsIt will show works by major French artists including Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley and Auguste Renoir alongside British artists such as George Clausen, John Singer Sargent and Philip Wilson Steer. 

Channel Crossings replaces a display of work by Lowry and Valette, which will be closed to the public from 27 November 2012.  

Eight of the works by Lowry, including works newly restored, will be displayed on the first floor and ground floor

Article source: http://www.manchesterconfidential.co.uk/Culture/Arts/Channel-Crossings-Impressionism-and-Post-Impressionism

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