American Painting in the 1930’s

American Painting in the 1930’s

The outstanding Parisian landmark and museum, the Musée de l’Orangerie will give prominence, from October 12th, 2016 through January 30th, 2017, to the 1930’s paintings in a post-Wall Street Crash America.

Entitled American Painting in the 1930’s, the exhibition brings together around sixty paintings from the Social Realist art movement, which emerged and developed during that period as a response to the negative social and economic transformations impact on people’s way of life in the US.

American Painting in the 1930’s showcases stunning paintings by the most prolific and prominent figures of Social Realism including Edward Hopper (1882–1967), Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986), and Grant Wood (1891–1942).

Staying at our Hotel de la Motte Picquet ? Don’t hesitate to pass by the Musée de l’Orangerie.

Curated by:

Judith A. Barter, Field-McCormick Chair and Curator, Department of American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago

Laurence des Cars, General Heritage Curator, Director of the Musée de l'Orangerie

Useful information:


From October 12th to January 30th, 2017

Opening days and hours

Every day               from 9 am to 6 pm

Tuesday               closed


Musée de l’Orangerie,

Jardin Tuileries, 75001 Paris, France

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