By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Featuring works by masters Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Georges Seurat, among others, the exhibition “O triunfo da cor O pós-impressionismo: obras-primas do Musée d´Orsay e do Musée de l´Orangerie” (“The triumph of Post-Impressionism color: Masterpieces of the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée de L’Orangerie”) will open on July 20th in Rio.
The exhibit will be at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil Rio de Janeiro (CCBB-RJ) and will remain on display through October 17th. In total, the exhibition will feature 75 works by 32 artists also including Félix Vallotton,Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Jozsef Rippl-Rónai, Edouard Vuillard, and Henri Matisse, among others.
Known for its exploration of colors, Post-impressionism was a style of works popularized in the late 19th century and early 20th century by artists who moved away from Impressionism’s naturalism in search of expression of emotion through colors, lines, and forms.
The exhibition arrives in Rio de Janeiro after being housed in CCBB museum in São Paulo where it received more than 150,000 visitors. “The triumph of color Post-Impressionism” is the second exhibition realized by Musée d’Orsay and the Fundación MAPFRE.
Those interested in attending the exhibition can schedule visits through the Ingresso Rápido website or the CCBB app, which is available for iOS and Android. For additional information, see the CCBB Rio de Janeiro website.
What: “O triunfo da cor O pós-impressionismo: obras-primas do Musée d´Orsay e do Musée de l´Orangerie” Exhibition
When: July 20th through October 17th,
Where: CCBB-RJ – Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil Rio de Janeiro, R. Primeiro de Março, 66 – Centro