American Painting in the 1930’s: Exhibition at the Musée de l’Orangerie

American Painting in the 1930’s: Exhibition at the Musée de l’Orangerie

 

From October 12th, 2016 through January 30th, 2017, the iconic Parisian art gallery, the Musée de l’Orangerie will be hosting an interesting exhibition dedicated to modern painting in 1930’s America.

Entitled “American Painting in the 1930’s”, the exhibition spotlights on Social Realism, the popular American art movement which significantly emerged in America during the Great Depression.

American Painting in the 1930’s” puts on view around sixty paintings. Many of them are on loan from the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Modern Art in New-York.

It holds impressive works by famous artists like the Realist painter Edward Hopper (1882–1967), the "Mother of American modernism", Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986), and the renowned painter whose presence will be marked in the exhibition by his masterpiece American Gothic (1930), Grant Wood (1891–1942).

Les Grands Hotel Parisiens are at a short distance walk from the Musée de l’Orangerie. Don’t forget to mark your calendar! ;)

“American Painting in the 1930’s” is curated by:
Judith A. Barter, Field-McCormick Chair and Curator, Department of American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago
Laurence des Cars, General Heritage Curator, Director of the Musée de l'Orangerie

 

Date:

From October 12th through January 30th, 2017

Opening days and hours:

Monday               from 9 am to 6 pm

Tuesday               closed

Wednesday       from 9 am to 6 pm

Thursday             from 9 am to 6 pm

Friday                   from 9 am to 6 pm

Saturday              from 9 am to 6 pm

Sunday                 from 9 am to 6 pm

Address:

Musée de l’Orangerie,

Jardin Tuileries, 75001 Paris, France