Mu­seum Ex­hi­bi­tions

An ex­hi­bi­tion or­ga­nized by the Amer­i­can Fed­er­a­tion of Arts ex­plores women artists in Paris.

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In­sights from top cu­ra­tors about the ma­jor ex­hi­bi­tions of his­toric Amer­i­can art be­ing or­ga­nized at key Amer­i­can mu­se­ums.

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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