Degas to Picasso

Painters, Sculptors and the Camera

Degas to Picasso

Joan Vidal Ventossa, Portrait of Fernande Olivier, Pablo Picasso, and Ramón Rentevós, 1906; Gelatin Silver Print, Musée Picasso, Paris

October 02, 1999 - January 02, 2000

This major exhibition explores fourteen European artists at the dawn of the Twentieth century and their complex relationship with photography. Degas to Picasso: Painters, Sculptors and the Camera presents a multifaceted vision of the artistic role of photography by examining the working processes of Pierre Bonnard, Constantin Brancusi, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, Fernand Khnopff, Gustave Moreau, Alphonse Mucha, Edvard Munch, Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Medardo Rosso, Franz von Stuck, Félix Vallotton and Edouard Vuillard. Related prints by professional photographers, notably Edward Steichen and Eadweard Muybridge, will also be on view.