Legion of Honor - Impressionists on the Water Exhibit
The Beauty and Art of Water -
Take an artistic voyage in San Francisco, while the city hosts the America's Cup, at the Impressionists on the Water Exhibit at the Legion of Honor - one of the finest art museums in San Francisco. This spectacular exhibit expresses the natural beauty of nautical life through the paint strokes of the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists.
See more than 80 remarkable paintings and works on paper by Impressionists such as Renoir, Monet, Pissaro, and Caillebotte, Renoir, and the breathtaking artistry of Post-Impressionists such as Denis and Signa, who capture the deep joys of boating. The exhibit illuminates the emotional connections of leading French artists with yachting and the strong significance of the sea in the evolution of the art and culture of France.
The Impressionists on the Water Exhibit also reflects artistic innovations such as painting out of doors to capture the spirit of recreational. Through the Impressionists’ brushwork with atmospheric sensations of movement, you feel the invigorating experience of boating. Gaze at Renoir’s iconic “Oarsmen of Chatou” and Claude Monet’s dreamy painting “The Seine at Argenteuil.”
San Francisco Art Museum That Inspires -
Go experience The Impressionists on the Water Exhibit at the Legion of Honor through October 13, 2013 and fall in the love with art, beauty and sport of water. Located in Lincoln Park, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Golden Gate Bridge, Legion of Honor is one of San Francisco's most beautiful museums with its Beaux-arts style architecture and impressive collection of ancient and European art. Built to commemorate Californian soldiers who died in World War I, the Legion of Honor is noted for its breathtaking setting. Stroll through the museum’s Court of Honor to experience Rodin's Thinker.
For tickets, go to http://impressionists.famsf.org/.