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    Beauty, Passion, and Bliss: 19th-Century Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art

    Presented by at Flint Institute of Arts

    May 17 - August 16, 2015


    Beauty, Passion, and Bliss: 19th-Century Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art

    Organized from the collection of the Dahesh Museum of Art, this exhibition features paintings and sculptures by artistsz trained in the academies and private ateliers of France and other countries. Following the Academy's path would give hopeful artists (from all over Europe and America) the right of entry to a magical world of fame, honors, awards, public and private commissions, and an opportunity to become a member of an elite circle that exerted all-powerful influence over the fine arts in France. Artists include Jean-Léon Gérôme, William Adolphe Bouguereau, Alfred Lord Leighton, Lawrence Alma Tadema, Jean- Jacques Pradier, and Léon Bonnat. The exhibition is accompanied by a full color catalogue titled Academic Splendor: 101 Masterpieces from the Dahesh Museum of Art that examines the Academy and the making of art in 19th-century France.

    Flint Institute of Arts

    1120 E. Kearsley
    Flint, MI 48503

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    FIA members Free
    Children 12 & under Free
    Adults $7.00
    Students with ID $5.00
    Senior citizens $5.00

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