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Cezanne and Beyond

Philadelphia Museum of Art

26th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA 19130
  • Thursday February 26th 2009 at 12:00am to Sunday May 31st 2009 at 12:00am

Paul Cezanne's posthumous retrospective at the Salon d'Automne in 1907 was a watershed event in the history of art. The immediate impact of this large presentation of his work on the young artists of Paris was profound. Its ramifications on successive generations down to the present are still in effect.

This exhibition features forty paintings and twenty watercolors and drawings by Cézanne, displayed alongside works by several artists for whom Cézanne has been a central inspiration and whose work reflects, both visually and poetically, Cézanne's extraordinary legacy. These artists include Max Beckmann, Georges Braque, Pierre Bonnard, Charles Demuth, Alberto Giacometti, Arshile Gorky, Marsden Hartley, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Fernand Léger, Brice Marden, Henri Matisse, Piet Mondrian, Giorgio Morandi, Pablo Picasso, Liubov Popova, and Jeff Wall.

Watch this Streettalkin Philadelphia Video to see a sneak peek of Cezanne and Beyond.

Image Credit: Madame Cézanne in a Red Armchair, c. 1877, by Paul Cézanne (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Bequest of Robert Treat Paine, 2nd, 44.776) Photograph © 2009 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


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