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October 17th, 2013
Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis

This multimedia exhibition unites The City, a major work of 1919 by the French painter Fernand Léger (1881–1955), with other important paintings from this momentous period as well as key works in film, theater design, graphic and advertising design, and architecture by the artist and his avant-garde colleagues. See below for more information about this exciting exhibition, along with information about hotel packages, public programs, store merchandise, the scholarly catalog and exciting Léger partnerships all around the city.

  • Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis
  • Exclusive Hotel Packages for Léger Exhibition
  • 1920s Paris Extending Around Philadelphia
  • Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis Merchandise
  • Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis Public Programs
  • Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis Scholarly Catalogue

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is among the largest museums in the United States, with a collection of more than 227,000 works of art and more than 200 galleries presenting painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, decorative arts, textiles, and architectural settings from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Its facilities include its landmark Main Building on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Perelman Building, located nearby on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Rodin Museum on the 2200 block of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and two 18th-century houses in Fairmount Park, Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove. The Museum offers a wide variety of activities for public audiences, including special exhibitions, programs for children and families, lectures, concerts and films.

For additional information, contact the Communications Department of the Philadelphia Museum of Art phone at 215-684-7860, by fax at 215-235-0050, or by e-mail at The Philadelphia Museum of Art is located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 26th Street. For general information, call (215) 763-8100.

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