An exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts explores women artists in Paris.
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An exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts explores women artists in Paris
In the mid- to late-19th century, women artists from all over the world, including Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt and Cecilia Beaux, migrated to Paris to further their art careers.this migration is the subject of a new traveling exhibition titled Her Paris:women Artists in the Age of Impressionism, organized by the American Federation of Arts and debuting at the Denver Art Museum.
The exhibition is organized in seven sections, not chronologically, but by theme.as visitors move through the space they will see paintings portraying women at work; education, including studies done at the Louvre; women’s life, which includes interiors and subjects who were family and friends of the artists; children and childhood; the lives of young women; landscapes; and historical subjects.
“The tone is very personal,” says Denver
Art Museum curator Angelica Daneo.“these women had limitations.they couldn’t just wander through Paris by themselves, and their lives were conducted mostly in the private sphere.the figures they portray were most
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