Eye for the Sensual: Selections from the Resnick Collection

Resnick Pavilion
October 2, 2010–January 2, 2011
Eye for the Sensual: Selections from the Resnick Collection

Eye for the Sensual: Selections from the Resnick Collectionpresents a selection of European paintings and sculptures from the renowned collection of Stewart and Lynda Resnick.

While particularly famous for its important eighteenth-century French paintings—including works by François Boucher, Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun, Jean-Honoré Fragonard—the Resnick collection also includes a variety of other European works by artists including Peter Paul Rubens, Francesco Guardi and Henri Lehman, as well as a rare religious composition by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

The exhibition also reflects the Resnicks' passion for sculpture, for example in works by Clodion, Jean-Antoine Houdon, and Nicolas-Sébastien Adam, among others.

The exhibition is designed by the world famous stage designer, Pier-Luigi Pizzi, and curated by J. Patrice Marandel, The Robert H. Ahmanson Chief Curator of European Art at LACMA, and Bernard Jazzar, Curator of the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Collection. It is one of three inaugural exhibitions in LACMA's new Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion.





This exhibition was organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Image: © 2010 Museum Associates/LACMA

Young Girl Leaning on a Window Ledge
Jean-Honoré Fragonard
c. 1775–80
The Ridotto at Palazzo Dandolo
Francesco Guardi
c. 1750s
Portrait of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France
Elizabeth Louise Vigée Lebrun
Portrait of Monsieur Dupillé
Charles-Antoine Coypel

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