El Paso Museum of Art Presents Monet to Matisse: French Masterworks

In honor of the El Paso Museum of Art’s 50th Anniversary, the museum presents Monet to Matisse: French Masterworks, an exhibition of the permanent collection of late nineteenth and early twentieth century art from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens Collection open through May 22, 2011.

The exhibition will feature 30 paintings and works on paper by the most influential artists of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements. Works on view by renowned Impressionist painters include the soft plein-air landscape and seascapes of Claude Monet, Alfred Sisley, Camille Pissarro, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir; portraits by Mary Cassatt and John Singer Sargent; graceful images of the Parisian ballet by Edgar Degas and Toulouse-Lautrec; Avant- Garde Post-Impressionist landscapes by Henri Matisse, Paul Cezanne and Paul Gauguin; and brilliantly modern floral still-life paintings completed by Georges Braque and Marc Chagall. This exhibition was organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee.

Image: Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926) Port of Dieppe, Evening, 1882 Oil on canvas Collection of the Dixon Gallery and Gardens Gift of Montgomery H. W. Ritchie

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