Paris 1900 City of entertainment - Exhibition catalogue
Travel back to Paris at the dawn of the 20th century and experience the splendor of the sparkling French capital as it hosted the world for the International Exposition of 1900. This was the height of the Belle Époque, a period of peace and prosperity in France when fine art, fashion, and entertainment flourished as never before. Fifty-one million visitors from around the world attended the Exposition and flooded the city, where they enjoyed its posh restaurants, opulent opera house, artistic cabarets, and well-tended parks. For the French, it was an opportunity to show off their prowess in the arts, sciences, and new technology, and to highlight what made Paris unique from rivals London and Berlin.
Inspired by an exhibition originally presented in 2014 at the Petit Palais in Paris, Paris 1900 re-creates the look and feel of the era through more than 200 paintings, decorative art objects, textiles, posters, photographs, jewelry, sculpture, and film, and will plunge visitors into the atmosphere of the Belle Époque. These objects, drawn from several City of Paris museums-including the Petit Palais, the Musée Carnavalet, the Palais Galliera, the Musée Bourdelle, and the Maison de Victor Hugo-form a portrait of a vibrant and swiftly changing city.
Exhibition at the Frist Art Museum from October 12 2018 to January 6 2019; Cincinnati Art Museum from March 1 2019 May 12 2019; Portland Art Museum from June 8 2019 to September 8 2019.
Paris Musées Publishing
- Dimensions :
- 22,5 x 29 cm
- Museum :
- Petit Palais Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris
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