Debussy's Paris: Art, Music, and Sounds of the City
February 2 - June 10, 2012
In honor of the 150th anniversary of the composer and musician Claude Debussy’s birth, the exhibition—drawing largely from the Museum’s permanent collection—explores the relationship between his music and the artistic developments that revolutionized the world of painting in his time, particularly the French Impressionist movement.
Image Credit: Berthe Morisot. French, 1841-1895. “The Mozart Sonata,” 1894. Oil on canvas. Bequest of Mrs. Robert S. Tangeman (E. Clementine Miller, class of 1927). Photograph by Petegorsky/Gipe.