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Impressionnism in Abu-Dhabi

In collaboration with the Musée d'Orsay, the Louvre Abu Dhabi invites the public to rethink Impressionism through one of the most important exhibitions ever organized outside France, from October 12, 2022 to February 5, 2023.

Claude Monet La Pie Entre 1868 et 1869 Huile sur toile H. 89,0 ; L. 130,0 cm. Acquis par les musées nationaux pour le musée d'Orsay, 1984 © Musée d’Orsay, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Patrice Schmidt
Claude Monet La Pie Entre 1868 et 1869 Huile sur toile H. 89,0 ; L. 130,0 cm. Acquis par les musées nationaux pour le musée d'Orsay, 1984 © Musée d’Orsay, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Patrice Schmidt

Featuring key works by Manet, Degas and Monet, Pissarro, Renoir and Cézanne, the exhibition will bring together over 150 masterpieces as well as prints, costumes, film and photography to explore why Impressionism was considered the shock of the 19th century, and how it paved the way for the artistic revolution to come.


Born out of a period of profound social, political and cultural upheaval, Impressionism was more than an artistic rebellion. He saw some of the bravest and most visionary painters in history embrace new ways of seeing, creating and living.

In his art history lectures, Fabrice Roy combines the past with the present, in a poetic and playful evocation of the French 19th century...

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