"Manet and Modern Paris" at the Royal Palace in Milan.

Kicking off on March 8 is the highly anticipated exhibition "Manet and Modern Paris" inside Milan's Royal Palace.

It is one of this year’s most anticipated exhibitions dedicated to Manet that will be hosted inside the Royal Palace in Milan from March 8 to July 2, 2017.

Curated by Guy Cogeval, historian and president of the Musée d’Orsay and the Orangerie in Paris, Caroline Mathieu and Isolde Pludermacher, “Manet and Modern Paris” will tell the story of the artistic career of the famous painter who wanted to depict modern life in a Paris in full transformation characterized by its café-concerts, its theaters, and its crowded places in which people spent their daily lives.

The exhibition will feature some 100 works by Manet himself and great artists contemporary with him, including Degas, Gauguin, Renoir, Cézanne, Berthe Morisot and Boldini, all from the Musée d’Orsay.
Manet’s masterpieces on display include"The Piper,""Lola de Valence,""The Portrait of Émile Zola," and"The Balcony."

The exhibition is promoted and produced by Comune di Milano-Cultura, Palazzo Reale and MondoMostre Skira. The catalog is published by Skira.

Source: press release

Image: Édouard Manet, The Piper (1866; oil on canvas, 161 x 97 cm; Paris, Musée d’Orsay)

"Manet and Modern Paris" at the Royal Palace in Milan.

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