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Get Acquainted with Renoir's Monsieur Fournaise on April 13 at the Clark

For Immediate Release

March 30, 2006

The next Looking at Lunchtime Gallery Talk at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute will be held Thursday, April 13 at 12:30 pm.  Danielle Steinmann, the Clark's assistant curator of education, will discuss the painting Monsieur Fournaise by Pierre-Auguste Renoir during a half hour gallery talk.  The talk and gallery admission are free.

Come find out about the man behind those sparkling blue eyes.  Always ready with a beer for his friends, including many of the Impressionist artists, Monsieur Fournaise can be directly connected to several of Renoir's masterpieces.

The Looking at Lunchtime series is held the second Thursday of every month featuring a curator or special guest highlighting a work of art or collection at the Clark. Attendees are welcomed to purchase food from the courtyard cafe or bring a bag lunch to enjoy before or after the gallery talk.

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.   The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm (daily in July and August). Admission is free November through May. Admission June 1 through October 31 is $10 for adults, free for children 18 and under, members, and students with valid ID.  For more information, call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.



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