Proust's Muse Symposium
Thu October 20th 2016
Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center, 227 W 27th St, New York, 10001
The Museum at FIT presents its 16th academic symposium Proust’s Muse. The day-long symposium is organized in conjunction with the exhibition Proust's Muse, The Countess Greffulhe. Researchers from the United States and Europe will discuss the connections between fashion, patronage, literature, and the arts in turn of the century France. The Countess Greffulhe was a champion of the arts, who influenced literature, ballet, and music. The French composer Gabriel Fauré dedicated his slow processional piano piece—Pavane—to her, and she was a major supporter of the Ballets Russes, an itinerant ballet company based in Paris. She also supported the scientist Marie Curie, and the unjustly-imprisoned Jewish army officer, Alfred Dreyfus.
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