The installation of this show was a production in and of itself and was in many ways an all-staff effort. People from every department chipped in to help make the transition of the show from Paris to Memphis an easy and seamless one.
|The Dixon installation team (including director Kevin Sharp!) install one of the mosaics featured in Jean-Louis Forain: La Comedie parisienne.|
|Plough Gallery and title wall for Jean-Louis Forain: La Comedie parisienne|
|Jean-Louis Forain, Woman Breathing in Flowers, Collection of the Dixon Gallery and Gardens|
|Florence Valdes-Forain and me at the Sunday all-members opening on June 26.|
If you haven't stopped by to see the show, I invite you to come to the Dixon this weekend to check it out. Throughout the run of the show, there will be several fun and informal tours and lectures that tie into Forain, his work, and his legacy. I don't think the galleries at the Dixon have ever been more beautiful or more alive. I promise you won't be disappointed!
Thanks to everyone in the community for their outpouring of support and enthusiasm--without you this exhibition would never take place!
Hope to see everyone around the Dixon soon.