“Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity” at the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, 16 July 2013, Art Media Agency (AMA).

The Art Institute of Chicago is currently presenting an exhibition titled “Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity”, scheduled from 26 June to 22 September 2013. This renowned international event will end its world tour there, after having been presented at the Met in New York and at the Orsay museum in Paris (under “L’Impressionnisme et la Mode“).

This exhibition reunites 75 major impressionist paintings alongside attires from the period that inspired the artists. The goal here is to show how the impressionist painters used clothing materials to define the modernity of their times. The works on display have rarely been presented in Chicago, and they allow viewers to discover Paris near the end of the 19th century. Among the painters whose works are shown, visitors are able to appreciate the paintings of Seurat, Monet, Stevens as well as Degas.

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