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Jul 21

Fabric and Fashion: Pattern and Design in the Art of Edouard Vuillard

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Catherine Amoroso Leslie and Heather Lemonedes Brown discuss the styles of dress popular in late 19th-century Paris Vuillard’s use of patte

Artist Edouard Vuillard painted alongside his mother and sister, both of whom were dressmakers. How did this exposure to fabric and fashion impact Vuillard’s art?

Join fashion historian Catherine Amoroso Leslie of Kent State University (OH) and CMA chief curator Heather Lemonedes Brown as they discuss the styles of dress popular in late 19th-century Paris and how Vuillard’s bold use of pattern reflects the fashions of the time.

This program is organized in tandem with the CMA exhibition Private Lives: Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, Paris, 1889–1900.

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