Join curator Gloria Groom, chair and David and Mary Winton Green Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, and Scott Allan, associate curator of paintings at the Getty Museum, to explore Manet’s later works and the artist’s preoccupation with fashionable Parisian femininity toward the end of his career.
About the Speaker:
Scott Allan is associate curator of paintings at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and co-curator of “Manet and Modern Beauty.” A specialist in 19th-century European painting, particularly French, he completed his masters degree at Williams College in 1999 and doctorate at Princeton University in 2007. Since starting at the Getty in 2006, he has curated several major exhibitions, including “Manet: A Bar at the Folies-Bergère” (2007), “The Spectacular Art of Jean-Léon Gérôme”(2010), “The Scandalous Art of James Ensor” (2014), and “Unruly Nature: The Landscapes of Théodore Rousseau” (2016).
Free to Illinois residents or with museum admission*
*Museum admission is free for Illinois residents every Thursday 5:00–8:00—including during this event.
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Made possible by the Carol Given Winston Fund
Image: Édouard Manet. Jeanne (Spring), 1881. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.