The Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity
presents a revealing look at the role of fashion in the works of the Impressionists and their contemporaries. Major figure paintings, seen in concert with period costumes, fashion plates, and popular prints, highlight the vital relationship between fashion and art during the pivotal years from the mid-1860s to the mid-1880s, when Paris emerged as the style capital of the world. At a time that witnessed the rise of the department store, the advent of ready-made wear, and the proliferation of fashion magazines, those at the forefront of the avant- garde—including Manet, Monet, and Renoir—turned a fresh eye to contemporary dress, embracing la mode
as the harbinger of le modernité
. This oversized calendar features highlights from the exhibition.
20-month calendar with 34 full-color photographs. Includes a 4-month planner for May–August 2013. 12'' x 28'' when open.