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Art Talk: The Barnes Foundation: Renoir, Monet, Cezanne, Picasso, Van Gogh

Event Type: Community Services
Date: 9/25/2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 The Barnes Foundation was established by Dr. Albert C. Barnes in 1922 to “promote the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts and horticulture.” The Barnes holds one of the finest collections of Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings,with extensive works by Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, and Picasso as well as American masters, Old Master paintings, African sculpture and Native American ceramics, jewelry and textiles, American paintings and decorative arts and antiquities from the Mediterranean region and Asia. The Barnes Foundation recently undertook a controversial move in 2013 and has since reopened in a new Downtown Philadelphia Building.Learn about the world class art collection, Dr. Barnes' vision and the controversy surrounding the recent move from Merion to Philadelphia presented in a visual lecture by Professor Thomas Germano.

Location: Community Room A
Link: Register here for program.