Enfilade

Eighteenth-Century Season at the Louvre: Now and Upcoming

Posted in exhibitions by jfmit18th on October 15, 2010

Saison XVIIIe au Louvre

In Paris, there has recently been a grand revival of some canonical French artists and historical periods of art including exhibitions on Claude Monet at the Grand Palais and Musée Marmottan and one on France 1500, re-emphasizing European traditions for better or for worse. The Louvre has also decided to return to its own classical heritage staging a series of four small exhibitions centered around the eighteenth century:

A special website for the current show on paper museums features pop-up interactive dialogue boxes with detailed information on highlighted drawings, book plates, and other materials in the exhibitions, some of which are taken from the Jacques Doucet Collections at the INHA and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.   -JF.