The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Explores a Rarely Examined Side of Pissarro

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WILLIAMSTOWN, MA.- The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute presents a new exploration of Impressionist master Camille Pissarro this summer in Pissarro’s People, the first exhibition to focus on the artist’s personal ties and social ideas. Bringing together paintings from collections around the world, the exhibition challenges our understanding of the father of Impressionism by focusing on Camille Pissarro’s engagement with the human figure in a highly personal and poignant exploration of his humanism. Pissarro’s People is on view at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, from June 12 to October 2, 2011. “Pissarro’s People continues the Clark’s series of scholarly exhibitions that rely on rigorous new research to expand our current appreciation of well-known