10 août 2009

"Rococo and Revolution: Eighteenth-Century French Drawings" @ the Morgan Library and Museum

NEW YORK, NY.- Few eras in French history witnessed the same degree of radical social and political changes as those of the eighteenth century. The efflorescence of the ancient régime and its eventual downfall provide the backdrop to a period of remarkable artistic vitality and variety that subtly chronicled the many changes taking place in France. It is this dynamic period in French art history that is the subject of Rococo and Revolution: Eighteenth-Century French Drawings. On view from October 2, 2009, through January 3, 2010,... [Lire la suite]