Manet and Modern Paris
December 5, 1982 – March 6, 1983
East Building, Upper Level and Mezzanine, Northeast, Pod I (6,000 sq. ft.)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: More than 100 paintings, pastels, prints, and photographs marked the centenary of Edouard Manet's death in 1883. The exhibition presented works by Manet and his precursors, contemporaries, and followers. 9 sections dealt with life in Paris and its environs.
Organization: Theodore Reff of Columbia University was guest curator; David E. Rust and Florence E. Coman were coordinators at the Gallery. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition and Gordon Anson designed the lighting.
Catalog: Manet and Modern Paris, by Theodore Reff. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1982.