Future Exhibitions

Fragonard’s Enterprise: The Artist and the Literature of Travel

Fragonard’s Enterprise: The Artist and the Literature of Travel

Jul 17, 2015 - Jan 04, 2016

Before Jean-Honoré Fragonard ascended to the ranks of one of the 18th century’s most popular painters, he studied at the French Academy in Rome, where he practiced the fundamental art of drawing as a method to hone his skills and to establish his own unique style.

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A Revolution of the Palette: The First Synthetic Blues and their Impact on French Artists

A Revolution of the Palette: The First Synthetic Blues and their Impact on French Artists

Jul 17, 2015 - Jan 04, 2016

The accidental discovery of Prussian blue in an alchemist’s laboratory around 1704 helped to open up new possibilities for artistic expression at the dawn of the Enlightenment.

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