Thursday, October 13, 2022 From 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM Add to Calendar 2022-10-13 18:30:00 2022-10-13 20:00:00 The Life and Work of Edgar Degas with Art Historian Marie-Pierre Rondeau Join art historian Marie-Pierre Rondeau this October to discover the life and work of Edgar Degas. Online via Zoom America/New_York
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About Marie-Pierre Rondeau
After studying Art History in Louvain, Belgium, she specialized in Art and Communication in Brussels and then obtained a postgraduate diploma in French Art and History in Paris.
For many years Marie-Pierre has lectured for Art Tours, a company that specialized in French river cruises. The most popular cruise was the one on the Seine River. In 2000, Marie-Pierre moved to the United States and continued her passion as a freelance lecturer. She has led tours at the MET, MOMA, Guggenheim Museums, Neue Gallery, and others.
Since she relocated to Chicago, she has been giving lectures at the Chicago Art Institute, MOMA, and helps French and Americans to discover the treasures of the city of Chicago with architectural tours. She is also very active with the local artistic community and engages in helping the public to discover new emerging artists and the popular, growing street art.
Learn more about Marie-Pierre on Social Media:
Instagram: @Marielaguide Facebook: Marielaguidechicago Rondeau
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