Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse

October 26, 2014 to February 8, 2015
| Chilton II Gallery

 

The first major American exhibition to consider the French floral still life across the 19th century premiered at the DMA in October 2014.  Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse, co-organized by the DMA and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, showcases approximately 60 floral still lifes from painters such as Eugène Delacroix, Gustave Courbet, Henri Fantin-Latour, Édouard Manet, and Paul Cézanne. The exhibition highlights the well-established painting genre in France during the 1800s and includes  eight works from the DMA’s collection.

The exhibition tour includes:

  • Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (October 26, 2014-February 8, 2015)
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA (March 22, 2015-June 21, 2015)
  • Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO (July 19, 2015-October 11, 2015)

 

Click here to listen to Tyler Green's interview with the exhibition's organizer, Dr. Heather MacDonald, on THE MODERN ART NOTES PODCAST.

Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse requires an $8.00 special exhibition ticket.

TICKET SPECIALS


Half-Price Daytime Admission to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden 
Monday, November 24 - Wednesday, December 31
Visit Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse and enjoy half-price daytime admission to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden when you bring your ticket stub or DMA partner card.

DART Riders: See Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse for half price. Show your valid ticket or GoPass when visiting the Museum to receive your discount.

 

 

Programs

Gallery Talks

Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m.

Grab a bite of insight and join DMA staff, artists, and local scholars to explore the Museum's collection and exhibitions during weekly lunchtime gallery talks.

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Bouquets: A Curator's Perspective

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Join Dr. Heather MacDonald, The Lillian and James H. Clark Associate Curator of European Art and curator of Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse, for a closer investigation of the exhibition's varied artists and themes.   

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Press

The Wall Street Journal
The Modern Art Notes Podcast
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Dallas Morning News
Apollo: The International Art Magazine
The Dallas Morning News
French Morning