TAG: France

Conserving an Eighteenth-Century French Sedan Chair: Treatment (Part 2 of 2)

Conserving an Eighteenth-Century French Sedan Chair: Treatment (Part 2 of 2)

The successful conservation of the sedan chair now on display in Court to Café relied on a collaborative approach with conservators providing expertise in the treatment of furniture, objects, paintings, and textiles. More

Brilliant
Exhibition

Brilliant

Cartier in the 20th Century
Closed on Mar 17, 2015

The world-exclusive exhibition Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century featured stunning jewelry, timepieces, and precious objects created between 1900 and 1975. The exhibition highlighted Cartier’s rise to preeminence—and the historical events pushing the Maison’s, or design house's, evolution—as it transformed itself into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry and luxurious accessories. More

Conserving an Eighteenth-Century French Sedan Chair: Condition Assessment (Part 1 of 2)

Conserving an Eighteenth-Century French Sedan Chair: Condition Assessment (Part 1 of 2)

Court to Café, part of the Passport to Paris exhibition, includes eight period decorative arts pieces from the Denver Art Museum’s own collections—seven furniture items and one mantle clock. More

How Passport to Paris Got its Look

How Passport to Paris Got its Look

Passport to Paris is a trio of exhibitions focusing on French art from the 1600s to the 1900s. The Denver Art Museum has taken advantage of this French focus to shed light on not only the diverse painting styles and subject matters of these three centuries, but also the furnishings and costumes that reflect the changes French society and culture underwent during these very distinct eras. More

Drawing Room: An Intimate Look at French Drawings from the Esmond Bradley Martin Collection
Exhibition

Drawing Room: An Intimate Look at French Drawings from the Esmond Bradley Martin Collection

Closed on Feb 9, 2014

Drawing Room: An Intimate Look at French Drawings from the Esmond Bradley Martin Collection is part of the exhibition Passport to Paris.

Inspired by the drawings cabinets of gentlemen and connoisseurs, this exhibition will offer a space where visitors can get close to artworks, the intimate nature of which invites contemplation and close-up viewing. Curator Angelica Daneo notes the special immediacy of a work-on-paper where little separates the viewer from the direct hand of the artist. More

Court to Café: Three Centuries of French Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum
Exhibition

Court to Café: Three Centuries of French Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum

Closed on Feb 9, 2014

Court to Café: Three Centuries of French Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum is part of the exhibition Passport to Paris.

It features 50 masterpieces from the collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut. Masters such as Nicolas Poussin, François Boucher, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Claude Monet will be among those represented. More

Passport to Paris
Exhibition

Passport to Paris

Closed on Feb 9, 2014

Update: Passport to Paris is sold out. Nature as Muse, the Impressionist landscapes exhibition that is part of Passport to Paris, will reopen at general admission pricing Feb. 12–March 23. Thank you for your interest! More