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    “Blue, white, red” exhibition at the Museum of Art and History | City of Geneva

    The exhibition Blue, white, red. 19th-century French paintings from the MAH is the result of three years of research and collaboration between the two institutions.

    A program to promote French paintings from the 19th century. (1800-1918) from the MAH collection which illustrates the evolution of taste and artistic techniques during this period full of changes.

    Heritage enhancement project

    Highlights include pieces such as The death of Socrates by François-Xavier Fabre and View of Auvers with wheat field by Vincent van Gogh. The exhibition tour makes it possible to address all aspects of a heritage promotion project, from the constitution of the collection to research questions, including the study of the painter’s profession.

    In addition to the restoration work of 35 paintings and their frames, this program gave rise to the publication of a catalog raisonné.

    Activities around the exhibition

    A rich program of conferences, artists’ workshops, guided tours for all audiences accompanies the exhibition.

    Conferences at 6:30 p.m.

    • March 28 | Théodore Géricault in Switzerlandby art historian Bruno Chenique.
    • April 25 | Corot and Genevaby Paul Lang, director of the City of Strasbourg museums.
    • May 16 | Suppliers of materials for artists in Paris 19th and 20th Pascal Labreuche, doctor in the history of technology.
    • May 30 | The major exhibitions which established impressionism in the 20th and 21st Sylvie Patry of the Mennour gallery.
    • June 6 at 6:30 p.m. | Study, conserve, restore and publicize a collectionby the exhibition curators and Joanna Haefti, art historian.

    Guided tours

    • Sunday April 7, May 5, June 2 and July 7 at 3 p.m. with an art historian.
    • Thursday April 11 and May 2 at 7 p.m., with the exhibition curators.
    • Thursday June 27 and July 11 “Summer Colors”, with an art historian.

    Young audiences and families

    • Sundays April 7 and June 2 at 4 p.m. | The secrets of paintings (from 6 years old).

    Artist meetings

    • Sunday June 2 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with the artist Ulysse Lozano.

    Study day

    • June 13 | Blue, white, red: research questions and case studies at GamMAH.

    Useful information

    Blue, white, red. French paintings of the 19th century. of the MAH, until August 18, 2024.

    • Tuesday to Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Thursday: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    • Free price

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