Manet

The ground-breaking exhibition not only expands art history, drawing attention to the engagement of black models in modernism, it also questions the role of museums and asks how these spaces can be…
David Pullins introduces the exhibition 'Manet: Three Paintings from the Norton Simon Museum' on view at The Frick Collection from October 16, 2019 through January 5, 2020.
Works that we take for granted today as masterpieces, or as epitomes of the finest of fine art, could also have been considered ugly, of poor quality, or just bad when they were first made...

You've likely seen this glassy-eyed late 19th Century barmaid before, but what can we make of this painting today? Let's explore Edouard Manet's A Bar at the Folies-Bergère.