From the Brooklyn Museum’s renowned European art collection, Monet to Matisse: French Moderns showcases approximately 60 works of art considered to be modernist masterpieces. Focusing on France as the artistic center of international modernism from the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries, the paintings, drawings, and sculpture on display range widely in scale, subject matter, and style. Impressionism, symbolism, fauvism, cubism, and surrealism are all explored in the work of Paul Cézanne, Marc Chagall, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and many others.
Monet to Matisse: French Moderns is organized by the Brooklyn Museum. Lead support provided by the Flowerree Foundation, the William G. Gilmore Foundation, The Laura and Roger Meier Family, the McGraw Family Foundation, The James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation, and Exhibition Series Sponsors.