Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity: A Must See at the Art Institute of Chicago

Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity: A Must See at the Art Institute of Chicago
Left. Albert Bartholomé. In the Conservatory, c. 1881. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, gift of the Société des Amis du Musée d’Orsay, 1990, RF 1990 26. Right. Summer dress worn by Madame Bartholomé in the painting In the Conservatory, French, 1880. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, gift of the gallery Charles and André Bailly, 1991, ODO 1991

“There are only two ways to be a Parisienne: by birth or by dress.”

Run, don’t walk to to Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity opening June 26 at the Art Institute of Chicago–as it’s sure to be the hottest ticket in town.

Four years in the making, the blockbuster exhibition took both Paris and New York by storm, drawing raves from the critics and smashing attendance records at the Musée d’Orsay at its first stop in October 2012 on its world tour.

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