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museo di arte moderna
e contemporanea
di trento e rovereto

  • Claude Monet - Studio di figura all’aperto, 1886
  • Paul Gauguin - Due donne tahitiane , 1891
  • Vincent Van Gogh - La chambre de Van Gogh à Arles, 1889
  • La rivoluzione dello sguardo - Sale espositive
  • Gustave Courbet - L'Origine du monde, 1866

A revolution in looking
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces
from the Musée d’Orsay

Mart Rovereto
19 March 2011 / 24 July 2011
The project presents an exceptional selection of paintings, on show for the first time in Italy, from the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, a group of works that lead to the vision of modernity.

asterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay in Paris to go on show in Italy: over 70 paintings from the most important collection of 19th-century art in the world may be admired at the Mart di Rovereto. The Musée d’Orsay possesses the most significant works in terms of number and quality of those artists who changed the course of the history of modern art at the end of the 19th century; in terms of Impressionism and post-impressionism, there is no more prestigious collection than that of the French museum, a fundamental venue for the study of Monet, Cézanne, Pissarro, Sisley, Renoir, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Morisot, Vuillard, Bonnard, Denis, Courbet,


The project presents an exceptional selection of paintings, from the great era of Impressionism to the threshold of the avant-garde movements: the scandalous realism of Gustave Courbet in his famous L’origine du monde (1866), on show for the first time in Italy.
The “A revolution in looking. Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay” exhibition offers a fresh look at that crucial passage that laid the basis for the European avant-garde art movements of the early 20th century.



Look at the set of images on flickr

Curated by Guy Cogeval and Isabelle Cahn, with the academic direction of Gabriella Belli.