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Friday, January 27, 2012

Selection Reminder: Mr. Bing & L’Art Nouveau!

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Friday, Jan. 27

Mr. Bing & L'Art Nouveau

Art History 101 might have been more fun if it had taken place outdoors and featured movies instead of droning lecturers with faded slides. Snacking encouraged? A bonus. Now that you’re out of school, you might try a little art history over lunch with the Morse Museum’s Brown Bag Matinees, a free lunch-hour film series of art documentaries. This season features films that provide an aesthetic perspective for Laurelton Hall, the installation of rooms from Louis Comfort Tiffany’s home that is the centerpiece of the museum’s new wing – like today’s movie, Mr. Bing & L’Art Nouveau, which traces the development of Art Nouveau, the swooping, flowing, nature-inspired style Tiffany is best known for. German art dealer Siegfried Bing’s support of the careers of Toulouse-Lautrec, Edouard Vuillard, Edvard Munch, Tiffany, William Morris and dozens of other late-19th-century artists and artisans – and, most important, his introduction of Japanese art to the West – was instrumental to the style of the era. Sometimes the cheerleaders are just as important as the players. – Jessica Bryce Young

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