Garden Art Exhibition Coming to the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Public Parks – Private Gardens, Paris to Provence March 12th-July 29th.  This exhibition uses works by artists from Corot to Matisse to illustrate the horticultural boom that reshaped much of the French landscape during the 19th century. This presentation provides a fresh perspective on treasures housed in a museum that took root in a park: namely, New York’s Central Park, which was designed in the spirit of Parisian public parks of the same period.