Changing Landscapes: Themes in 19th Century French and American Painting

August 13, 2011February 5, 2012
North Building - Level 6 — Included in general admission.

A selection of landscapes on view in our level six European and American art galleries trace the development of landscape painting among artists of the late 19th century Barbizon movement in France and some of their contemporaries in the United States. These paintings are part of a University of Denver student-curated exhibition; the rest of the exhibition is on view in the university’s Victoria H. Myhren Gallery through November 13, 2011. Works by Corot, Dupré, Millet, and others are featured at the two locations.

Image credit: Jules Adolphe Breton, The Gleaner, oil paint on canvas, 1900, Gift of the Lawrence C. Phipps Foundation, 1958.112

The DAM has a long-standing partnership with the museum studies program in the school of art and art history at DU. By coordinating the display of 19th century works with the Changing Landscapes exhibition, the department of painting and sculpture is pleased to extend a new opportunity for collaborative exhibition work to students enrolled in the curatorial practicum class.