Meet the Artist
Linda Aguilar is not a typical basketmaker. Her horsehair baskets combine traditional Chumash Indian basketry techniques with non-traditional materials. Think bingo chips, beads and sequins, and even bits and pieces of credit cards.
How can a museum exhibition tell a sweeping story of 300 years of social, historic, and artistic change?
Alfred Sisley was born and lived in France for most of his life, but inherited British nationality from his father and never received French citizenship.
Édouard Manet primarily worked in Paris, where he painted café singers, horse races, outdoor social gatherings, and other scenes of modern urban life.
Berthe Morisot lived and worked primarily in the Rue des Moulins district of Paris.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s family moved to Paris when he was a child, and he worked there for the rest of his career. Always looking for new motifs to paint, he traveled extensively, visiting North Africa, Genoa, and many major European cities.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec worked in Paris from 1882 to his death in 1901. He is most known for his work between 1891 and 1900, when he lived in Montmartre, a neighborhood of Paris famous for its cabarets, cafes, nightclubs, and brothels.
When will the object go on view?
Mountain Lake is currently on view in the western American landscape gallery on Level 7 of the North Building.
Why did the DAM acquire the object?
Edgar Degas was born in Paris in 1834 to a wealthy banking family.
Camille Pissarro was born in St. Thomas (then part of the Danish West Indies) and lived there most of his young adult life, except when he attended school in Paris from 1842 to 1847.
Vincent van Gogh was born in the Netherlands in 1853 and lived there during his formational years as an artist.
Claude Monet moved to Paris in 1862 and worked in and around the city for the beginning of his career, briefly moving to his family home in Normandy in 1867 due to poverty. In 1870 he moved to London to escape the Franco-Prussian War.
The DAM is publishing a blog series that will highlight some of the artists whose work is on view in Passport to Paris.
Paul Cézanne worked primarily in Aix-en-Provence, in the South of France. He became a painter only after much disagreement with his father, who encouraged him to study law and banking.
Conocí a Rita Flores de Wallace a pricipios de la década de los años 1990 en el Museo de las Américas, durante una visita, guiada por ella, de una exhibición relacionada a la celebración del Dia de los Muertos.
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