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IMPRESSIONISM AND EN PLEIN AIR: FROM COROT TO VAN GOGH AT THYSSEN

On February 5, opened the exhibition Impressionism y En Plein Air. From Corot to Van Gogh at the Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza. This exhibition, curated by Juan Angel Lopez-Manzanare, is to analyze the role of en plein air painting that revolutionized 19th-Century painting. About 100 works displayed in a time frame ranging from 1780-1900 are displayed during February, March and May. The exhibition addresses the phenomenon of en plein air and oil painting  together, as an artistic practice that offered new and unexpected possibilities to representation.

Impressionism y En Plein Air. From Corot to Van Gogh is structured around the most popular reasons for painting from nature: trees, ruins, rocks, mountains, streams and oceans. Features works of the initiators of the en plein air  landscape, as Pierre-Henri de Valenciennes and Thomas Jones, artists such as Turner, Constable, Corot, Rousseau, Courbet, Daubigny and all the great masters of Impressionism, until the turn of the century with Van Gogh and Cezanne.

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