Night, Smoke, and Shadows: The Presence of Atmosphere in the 19th Century

When
Event has passed (Wed May 14, 2014 - Mon Oct 6, 2014)
Where
Cantor Arts Center
Time
11am-5pm, Thurs ’til 8pm
Cost
Free
Tags
Art

Description

Closed Mon & Tues through 9/21, then only closed TUES.
Many artists active in the 19th century manipulated the appearance of atmosphere in order to create the illusion of space and texture, imply a mood, and even shape the narrative content of an image. They were inspired by industrialization and new ideas about optics and abstraction, and they exploited unprecedented opportunities to experiment with processes and materials. This exhibition includes prints, drawings, and photographs by artists such as James McNeill Whistler (U.S.A., 1834–1903), Max Klinger (Germany, 1857–1920), Félicien Rops (Belgium, 1833–1898), and Alvin Langdon Coburn (U.S.A., 1882–1966).

Location

location
  1. Cantor Arts Center

    328 Lomita Dr, Palo Alto, CA