Impressionism in the Age of Industry | Art Gallery of Ontario

Impressionism in the Age of Industry | Art Gallery of Ontario

February 26, 2019

Pulsing with life, Paris in the 1870s was transforming – thanks to wider streets, increased traffic, an explosion of factories in the suburbs and faster, more frequent steam-powered trains. No one in France was immune to the rapid pace of change, least of all artists.

Claude Monet, Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare, 1877.

 

Impressionism in the Age of Industry: Monet, Pissarro and more explores how French Impressionist artists and their contemporaries, famous for their lush landscapes and sea vistas, were equally obsessed with capturing the spirit of the industrial age. The groundbreaking exhibition features over 120 artworks, including paintings, photographs, prints, drawings, sculptures and period films.

With masterpieces by beloved artists like Monet, Pissarro, Degas, Van Gogh, Cassatt and Seurat, the exhibition also highlights new favourites like Luce and Caillebotte.

The exhibition is curated by Dr. Caroline Shields, AGO Assistant Curator, European Art

Exhibition Dates: Until 5th May 2019

Exhibition Hours: Tues/Thurs/Sat -10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
                               Wed/Fri - 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
                               Sun - 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Venue: Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West Toronto, Ontario

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Website - www.ago.ca




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