IMPRESSIONISM, FASHION, AND MODERNITY and STREET to Close at …

IMPRESSIONISM, FASHION, AND MODERNITY and STREET to Close at Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday, 5/27

Monday, May 27, is the last day to see the popular exhibition Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernityat The Metropolitan Museum of Art-which has over 400,000 visitors to date. The landmark exhibition presents a revealing look at the role of fashion in the works of the Impressionists and their contemporaries. Around 80 major paintings, including works by Monet, Renoir, Degas, and Tissot, and several works never before shown in the U.S., are displayed with period costumes, accessories, fashion plates, photographs, and popular prints to illustrate the vital relationship between fashion and art from the mid-1860s to the mid-1880s, the era when Paris emerged as the style capital of the world.

Also closing May 27 is Street, a video by artist James Nares that serves as the centerpiece of an

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