Private Tour of Toulouse-Lautrec at the MFA Boston
Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Huntington Entrance, 465 Huntington Ave)
When: May 8th 6-8pm
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Cost: Friends of Art Members: $10, Non-Members: $30, Museum Admission: Pay-What-You-Want
Join Friends of Art on May 8 for a private tour of "Toulouse-Lautrec and the celebrity culture of Paris"
“Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris” explores the celebrity culture of Lautrec’s time and the artist’s fascination with the personal lives of les stars as well as the roles that they played. With expressive lines and brazen colors, Lautrec depicted the defining gestures, costumes, and expressions of spectacular performers, many of whom were his personal friends and habitués of Montmartre, the focus of Parisian nightlife and a haven for acrobatic dancers and destitute students, reprobate aristocrats and middle-class pleasure-seekers. The exhibit includes approximately 200 works by Lautrec and his contemporaries Pierre Bonnard, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, John Singer Sargent, James Jacques Joseph Tissot, and others—presenting him in the context of his heroes, peers, and followers.
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