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"The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution." —Paul Cézanne
Still-Life Masterpieces: A Visual Feast from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
October 21, 2012–January 13, 2013
East Building | Meymandi Exhibition Gallery
Thank you for your interest in Still-Life Masterpieces, a stunning collection of more than 70 works of art from the Renaissance to the present.The exhibition's 70 works explore the range of subject matter, allegorical meanings (or lack thereof), and techniques of still life through the ages. More important, Still-Life Masterpieces offers a refreshing opportunity to enjoy art through a familiar, easy to understand, and visually appealing collection. The North Carolina Museum of Art is the only U.S. venue to host this show.
Paul Cézanne, Fruit and Jug on a Table, circa 1890–94, oil on canvas, 12 3/4 x 16 in., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Bequest of John T. Spaulding, Photograph © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston