Top Exhibitions: “Manet and Modern Beauty” At The J. Paul Getty Museum Opening October 8

The Rue Mosnier with Flags - Eduard Manet - Getty MuseumÉdouard Manet was a provocateur and a dandy, the Impressionist generation’s great painter of modern Paris. This first-ever exhibition to explore the last years of Manet’s short life and career reveals a fresh and surprisingly intimate aspect of this celebrated artist’s work. Stylish portraits, J. Paul Getty Museumluscious still lifes, delicate pastels and watercolors, and vivid café and garden scenes convey Manet’s elegant social world and reveal his growing fascination with fashion, flowers, and his view of the parisienne—a feminine embodiment of modern life in all its particular, fleeting beauty.

 

To read more: http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/late_manet/

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