LA VIE EN ROSE

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A new ex­hi­bi­tion at New York’s Metropoli­tan Mu­seum of Art, Pub­lic Parks, Pri­vate Gar­dens: Paris to Provence, ex­plores how hor­ti­cul­tural de­vel­op­ments helped to re­shape the land­scape of France in the cen­tury af­ter the revo­lu­tion. The ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures 150 works by more than 70 artists, in­clud­ing Claude Monet, whose Path Through the Irises is shown above, Vin­cent van Gogh and Henri Matisse. A court­yard area within the ex­hi­bi­tion has been planted in the style of a 19th-cen­tury French con­ser­va­tory gar­den, com­plete with the green iron benches so typ­i­cal of Parisian parks. Un­til 29 July. met­mu­seum.org

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