Soaking up Montmartre- day 1 part 2


 

 "Museums in Paris Behind  Scenes: From Impressionism to Contemporary Art" Study Abroad ARH323 - day 1- part 2 Musée de Montmartre and Van Donge 

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Once the home studios for many artists notably Auguste Renoir, Suzanne Valadon and Émile Bernard as well as the fauve artists Emile Othon Friesz and Raoul Dufy. The museum is splattered with vintage posters that feature chats (cats in French) and French cancan dancers. 

The contemporary dancers of the day inspired many of the artist.  

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 the French Can-can 

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Dancing with chats 

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love this dog

 This is hysterical. He could careless about those cats. 

This is hysterical. He could careless about those cats. 

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 The studio of Suzanne Valadon, this is the most charming home studio you can imagine. 

 Gardens dedicated to Auguste Renoir surround the Museum of Montmartre. Such a pleasure and treat to imagine all the artist hanging out and chatting about shows and exhibits. A very intimate place. 

Gardens dedicated to Auguste Renoir surround the Museum of Montmartre. Such a pleasure and treat to imagine all the artist hanging out and chatting about shows and exhibits. A very intimate place. 

I was still jet lagging and didn’t get enough good picks of the Van Donge exhibit.