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The Illusion of the American Frontier

From 03 November 2015 to 07 February 2016

Early booking is recommended

Edward S. Curtis
An Oasis in the Badlands (detail), 1905
Photography, gelatin silver. 15.2 x 20.2 cm
Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.

Thyssen Channel

  • Introductory video of Pissarro

  • with Guillermo Solana
  • 10 July 2013

In this video, Guillermo Solana, Artistic Director of the Thyssen‐Bornemisza Museum and curator of this exhibition, explains the Pissarro exhibition hosted from 4 June to 12 September 2013 at the Museum of Madrid.Landscape, the prevailing genre within Camille Pissarro’s oeuvre, provides the focus of the exhibition, which is organised chronologically around the different places in which the artist lived and worked. While Pissarro spent most of his life in villages such as Louveciennes, Pointoise and Éragny, the last two rooms in the exhibition are devoted to the urban views that he painted in the last decade of his life, including his numerous depictions of Paris, London, Rouen, Dieppe and Le Havre.

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