Future Exhibitions

Manet's

Manet's "The Railway" on Loan from the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Dec 05, 2014 - Mar 02, 2015

Édouard Manet’s close friend Charles Baudelaire, poet and art critic, consistently dwelled in his writing on the duality in life, and perhaps no painting by Manet reflects more this dichotomy of life in 1870s Paris than his enigmatic work The Railway of 1873, the next in the exciting series of exchanges between the Norton Simon Museum and the National Gallery of Art.

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Tête-à-Tête: Three Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay

Tête-à-Tête: Three Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay

Mar 27, 2015 - Jun 22, 2015

It is perhaps the single most recognizable image in the history of American painting: the spare interior of an artist’s studio, a gray wall, a Japanese curtain, an aging subject, soberly dressed and seated in profile.

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Human/Nature: Photographers Constructing the Natural World

Human/Nature: Photographers Constructing the Natural World

Mar 06, 2015 - Aug 31, 2015

Long-revered conventions have held that landscape and nature photography should minimize evidence of human presence.

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