/R E P E A T -- Invitation to the media - Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist/

QUÉBEC, June 6, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ -

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018, 10:15 A.M.
CENTRAL PAVILION OF THE MNBAQ
PARC DES CHAMPS-DE-BATAILLE
QUÉBEC (QUÉBEC) G1R 5H3

The world premiere of an exhibition devoted to Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist

Art, painting and life are celebrated through the eyes of a woman ahead of her time.

Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist is an exhibition devoted to the outstanding heritage of this genuine pioneer. Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) participated in the creation of the impressionist movement with her contemporaries Monet, Pissarro and Renoir. She is regarded as one of the movement's most innovative, daring artists.

Organized by the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Musée d'Orsay and the Musée de l'Orangerie in Paris, this hitherto unpublished monograph assembles nearly 60 paintings from public and private collections the world over.

You are sure to be enchanted by the elegant, refined paintings, a balm for the soul.

The event is not to be missed!

Interviews are possible at the conclusion of the press visit with:

Christine Conciatori, Director of Exhibitions and Mediation, MNBAQ

Sylvie PATRY, Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs and Collections, Musée d'Orsay

Nicole R. MYERS, Nicole R. Myers, the Lillian and James H. Clark Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, Dallas Museum of Art

André GILBERT, Curator of exhibitions, MNBAQ

RSVP
LINDA TREMBLAY, HEAD OF MEDIA RELATIONS
418 644-6460, POSTE 5532 / LINDA.TREMBLAY@MNBAQ.ORG
MUSÉE NATIONAL DES BEAUX-ARTS DU QUÉBEC
PARC DES CHAMPS-DE-BATAILLE, QUÉBEC (QUÉBEC) G1R 5H3

Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist is organized by the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the Barnes Foundation (Philadelphia), the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Musées d'Orsay et de l'Orangerie (Paris).

 

SOURCE Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

For further information: Linda Tremblay, Head of Media Relations, 418 644-6460, poste 5532, linda.tremblay@mnbaq.org, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Parc des Champs-de-Bataille, Québec (Québec) G1R 5H3

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