Interiors: ‘Edouard Vuillard: A Painter and His Muses, 1890-1940’ at the Jewish Museum and ‘Merlin Carpenter: Tate Café’ at Reena Spaulings Fine Art

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Edouard Vuillard, Misia and Vallotton at Villeneuve, 1899

IN THE PAST DECADE, there have been no fewer than three major exhibitions of Edouard Vuillard, starting with the Musée d’Orsay in 2003. France’s eccentric painter of wallpaper, his mother and fin-de-siècle interiors has, it seems, been making something of a comeback recently, and not just in museums; in January, Chelsea gallerist Andrew Kreps included a Vuillard painting in a four-person show, alongside pieces by Marc Camille Chaimowicz and William Copley. Now it’s the Jewish Museum’s turn, with an exhibition devoted to Vuillard and his patrons.  Read More