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Paris 1900: City of Entertainment

Auguste Rodin (1840–1917), Cupid and Psyche, circa 1900, marble, Petit Palais, Paris, © Patrick Pierrain/Petit Palais/Roger-Viollet

Organized by the Petit Palais Museum of Fine Arts in Paris with additional loans from other parisian institutions, this exhibition presents more than 200 works of art made at the turn of the century in the vibrant and rapidly changing city.

Arranged in thematic sections including the International Exposition, Art Nouveau, the Parisian Woman and Paris by Night, each section is developed through a range of objects, from paintings, sculptures and posters to fashion, furniture and souvenirs. Notable artists featured include Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Auguste Rodin, Antoine Bourdelle and Camille Claudel.

Public Events

Kreines Lecture: Art Nouveau–What’s in a Name? with Dr. Martin Eidelberg
March 10, 2019

See the Story Book Club: Rodin’s Lover by Heather Webb
March 16, 2019 | 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Paris 1900 Concert with Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra in the Fath Auditorium
March 28, 2019

Art After Dark
March 29, 2019

Gallery Experience: Paris 1900: City of Entertainment with Associate Curator of European Art Peter J. Bell
April 7, 2019

Memories in the Museum: Paris 1900: City of Entertainment
May 1, 2019