The Triumph of Color – The Post Impressionism
The exhibition The Post Impressionism: Masterpieces of the Musée d'Orsay and the Musée de l'Orangerie, presents specific aspects of post-Impressionist artistic production, including names such as Van Gogh, Gaugin, Cézanne, Monet, Matisse, Renoir.
The exhibition held at CCBB-SP and CCBB-RJ presented specific aspects of post-Impressionist artistic production, held from the end of the 19th century to the beginning Cubism, which established the relations of continuity and rupture with Impressionism – a movement that preceded it and from which many of the artists started – portraying the characteristics of this period. Among the artists: Van Gogh, Gaugin, Cézanne, Monet, Matisse, Renoir.
The exhibition, an exhibition of the Musée d’Orsay, was organized in 4 modules and presented 74 works from the museums d’Orsay and l’Orangerie, from more than 30 artists who sought new paths to painting, starting an aesthetic revolution in the arts through the use of color. The curatorship was pablo Jimenez Burillo, director of Culture of fundación MAPFRE, and Guy Cogeval, president of the Musée d’Orsay. The scientific curatorship was by Isabelle Cahn, curator of the Musée d’Orsay.
The Triumph of Color it was the second exhibition held by the Musée d’Orsay in Brazil, preceded by the exhibition Impressionism: Paris and modernity – Masterpieces of the Musée d’Orsay , also performed by Expomus.
The exhibition received an audience of more than 922,000 visitors in 137 days (between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro), representing a milestone in the formation of public and a unique opportunity to contact emblematic works of the world heritage.