Renoir "Tradition & Innovation"
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More than 80 works, collected from major museums around the world, by the Impressionist master who sought to explore diverse pictorial possibilities, despite the fame he had gained as a portrait artist.
[IMG: Picture Fund, 37.375. Photograph ©2009 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston]
From 2010-01-20 To 2010-04-05
A major Impressionist thrown into sharp focus at the NACT
“Suteki (beautiful) ! ” the young mother cries, dangling her one-year-old infant in front of Renoir’s feathery portrait Girl in a Lace Hat (1891). I guess this is how artistic taste is formed here in Japan, where the French Impressionist painter is incredibly popular.