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To Catch a Fleeting Moment: 150 Years of Impressionism

Marking the 150th anniversary of the First Impressionist Exhibition held in Paris in 1874, this exhibition will feature approximately eighty paintings, sculptures, and works on paper spanning the 1860s to the 1930s. The works—primarily drawn from the collection—are generally shown in distinct galleries across the Museum. The exhibition will offer an exceptional opportunity to experience them together in one space, along with works seldom on display.

When Impressionism first appeared, many found the works unfinished and even unsightly, while today, it is among the most beloved and familiar styles in art history. The exhibition aims to recapture the bold invention and genuine newness that characterized Impressionism's groundbreaking emergence in France—represented in major works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, and Berthe Morisot. It will also present the innovations of Neo-Impressionists including Paul Signac and Georges Seurat, and explore various forms the Impressionist idiom took beyond France, exemplified by such artists as James Ensor and Lesser Ury.

This will be the first time that a large portion of the Modern collection returns to the galleries since the onset of the war.

Featured artists:
Eugène Boudin, Gustave Caillebotte, Mary Cassatt, Paul Cézanne, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Henri-Edmond Cross, Charles-François Daubigny, Edgar Degas, James Ensor, Paul Gaugin, Armand Guillaumin, Childe Hassam, Johan Barthold Jongkind, Isaac Levitan, Max Liebermann, Henri Martin, Jean Metzinger, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, Jakob Nussbaum, Camille Pissarro, Lucien Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, John Singer Sargent, Valentin Serov, Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, Alfred Sisley, Alexej Stepanov, Lesser Ury.

The exhibition is made possible through the generosity of the Simon and Marie Jaglom Foundation and donors who prefer to remain anonymous.
Major support was provided by the Bruce and Ruth Rappaport Foundation.

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