This exhibition, therefore, has a twofold ambition: to take another look at a crucial yet little-known period of a major artist, while demonstrating his influence through a selection of works by Picasso, Matisse, Bonnard and Maillol.
CuratorsSylvie Patry, curator, Musée d’Orsay; Jean-Patrice Marandel, chief curator and Claudia Einecke, curator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Joseph J. Rishel, "Gisela and Dennis Alter", chief curator for European art before 1800, the Johnson collection and the Rodin Museum at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Jennifer Thompson, associate curator, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
For the section "Renoir the Sculptor"
Emmanuelle Héran, heritage curator, RMN
For the section "Documents relating to Renoir"
Isabelle Gaëtan, head of documentary studies, Musée d'Orsay
The exhibition will also be presented at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 14 February to 9 May 2010 and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 12 June to 5 September 2010