Rio’s Museum of Fine Arts Celebrates French Artistic Influence

The exhibition highlights the influence of French artistic mission on Brazilian art and education.

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Museum of Fine Arts, in Rio de Janeiro, presents, since Friday (December 23rd), a public exhibition on the French Artistic Mission in Brazil. The exhibit will run until March and displays over fifty works of art.

The exhibition celebrates a French artistic mission that took place two hundred years ago, bringing an entourage of foreign artists to Brazil to implement the teaching of arts and to spread a new aesthetic style.

Featuring fifty works by these artists, produced both in Brazil and upon their return to Europe, the exhibition . . .

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