"Toulouse-Lautrec et la vie parisienne" Exhibition
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This exhibition introduces the works of artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec who played a large role in late nineteenth century Parisian popular culture. Approximately 250 oil paintings, sketches, posters and prints from various periods of the artist's life have been gathered from the Musée d'Orsay, San Paolo Museum of Art and other international museums. This is a traveling exhibition that will also be held at the Suntory Museum Tempozan and Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art. Please visit
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[Image: "The Lady Clown Cha-U-Kao" (1895) From the Musée d'Orsay collection, France © Musée d'Orsay]
From 2008-01-26 To 2008-03-09
Open until 20:00 February 10th (Sun, holiday).
The Suntory Museum of Art tries to create a traditional setting for its introduction of Toulouse-Lautrec's legacy.
France's own proto-Andy Warhol
By MARIUS GROMBRICH
Special to The Japan Times
There are interesting parallels between Andy Warhol and the French fin-de-siecle artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Each was an instantly recognizable figure who moved in a Bohemian crowd, was obsessed with celebrity, and produced print works that embodied the relationship between art and commerce ...