Gallery Talk

Chaim Soutine: A Closer Look


Friday, June 22, 2018
2 – 3 pm
Exhibition Galleries

In this gallery talk led by Jenna Weiss, Manager of Public Programs, slow down and spend time looking closely at select works in the exhibition Chaim Soutine: Flesh. Learn about Soutine’s singular role in the art world of Paris between the wars, through a consideration of the unique visual style and painterly energy that the artist brought to the tradition of still-life painting.

Included with Museum Admission; RSVP Recommended

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Chaim Soutine, Still Life with Rayfish, c. 1924, oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls Collection, 1997 (1997.149.1). Artwork © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Image provided by The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Art Resource, NY