Curatorial Report: An Analysis of the Contemporary Theme and Exhibition in “La promenade: La Femme à l'ombrelle” (1875) by Claude Monet at the Doris McCarthy Gallery Introduction: The vitality of the "modern" through the theme of modernity has been defined throughout history and it provides an equally important role in creating an exhibition for Claude Monet’s “La promenade: La Femme à l'ombrelle” (1875) and the Doris McCarthy Gallery (DMG). Since DMG is primarily a contemporary gallery, it would be more suited to reflect this ideology in the artistic period in which Money lived and in relation to the stagnant arts forms in the classical “realism” that he challenged through his “modern” impressionistic style. Since Monet had was considered...The end:
....., the wall coloration will help the keep a uniformity with modern museum approaches, which bring a focus to the painting versus the nostalgic 19th century allure of traditional Monet exhibits. These factors define the thematic contemporary approach to this painting at the DMG, which is crucial to enlightening the audience to Monet’s powerful impact in modernizing art during his lifetime. References: King, Ross. The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism. New York: Walker & Company, 2006. MacDonald, Sharon. A Companion to Museum Studies. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. Merritt, Elizabeth. National Standards and Best Practices for U.S. Museums. Washington D.C.: American Association of Museums, 2008.