Future Exhibitions

Fragonard’s Enterprise: The Artist and the Literature of Travel

Fragonard’s Enterprise: The Artist and the Literature of Travel

Jul 17, 2015 - Jan 04, 2016

Before Jean-Honore Fragonard ascended to the ranks of the 18th century’s most popular painter, he studied at the French Academy in Rome where he practiced the fundamental art of drawing as a method to hone his skills and to establish his own unique style.

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A Revolution of the Palette: The First Synthetic Blues and their Impact on French Artists

A Revolution of the Palette: The First Synthetic Blues and their Impact on French Artists

Jul 17, 2015 - Jan 04, 2016

The Norton Simon Museum presents an exhibition that traces the effects of the discovery and commercial exploitation of synthetic blue pigments on French artists from the early 18th through the 19th century.

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