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Paul Cezanne Art Exhibitions Showing in 2020

Paul Cézanne was a French Post-Impressionism painter. Ironically though, Paul Cezanne barely sold any of his paintings during his life time.

However, today Cezanne  is celebrated as a forerunner to Cubism and a predecessor of Fauvism. Given his prominence in these revolutionary art movements, he is considered as one of the most influential and important artists in the history of modern art.

Pablo Picasso, born 42 years after Paul Cezanne, said:

“My one and only master . . . Cézanne was like the father of us all.”

Below is a list of upcoming exhibitions showcasing Paul Cézanne’s art in the US and in Europe. Send us your photos and feedback if you are lucky enough to go!

Paul Cezanne self portrait
Paul Cezanne self Portrait

Where to view Paul Cezanne Art Exhibitions in the United States

Name of Exhibition: Cézanne: The Rock and Quarry Paintings

When: Saturday, March 7, 2020 – Sunday, June 14, 2020
Where: Princeton University Art Museum

When: 12 July, 2020 until 18 October 2020
Where: The Royal Academy of the Arts, London

This exhibition will be showing in two locations. First in Princeton in the United States and then afterwards in London. This unique exhibition will focus on the post-impressionism painter, Paul Cezanne and his fascination with geology and rock formations.

“To paint a landscape well, I must first discover its geological foundations” Quote Paul Cezanne

The exhibition will showcase around 15 Paul Cezanne artworks as well some watercolor paintings. For more information, press here

Paul Cezanne's Artworks of Bibémus Quarries
Paul Cezanne Painting of the Bibémus Quarries near Aix en Provence

Name of Exhibition: ONE EACH: Still Lifes by Pissarro, Cézanne, Manet & Friends

When: Jan. 18, 2020 until April 12, 2020
Where: The Toledo Museum of Art , Ohio

This exhibition will show still life paintings made by seven French impressionism and post-impressionism painters. All these paintings were created in the 1860s.

The artists featured in this exhibition are Édouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, Frédéric Bazille, Claude Monet, Henri Fantin-Latour and Gustave Courbet. 

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Paul Cezanne still life painting - Tulip in a Vase
Paul Cezanne Still Life painting – Tulip in a Vase

Name of Exhibition: A Modern Vision: European Masterworks from the Phillips Collection

When: November 15, 2019–March 22, 2020
Where: The Milwaukee Art Museum , USA

This exhibition is presenting some incredible and iconic paintings from the Phillips Collection. You will view 50 masterpieces by the impressionism, post-impressionism and modern artists such as Edouard Manet, Gustave Caillebotte, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Pierre Bonnard, Wassily Kandinsky, Amedeo Modigliani, and Pablo Picasso.

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Exhibition of Paul Cezanne Artworks
Paul Cezanne Artworks – Photo by Richard Lee (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Where to see Paul Cezanne Art Exhibitions in Europe:

Name of Exhibition: Cézanne at the Whitworth

When: 24 August 2019 – 1 March 2020
Where: The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, UK

This exhibition is focusing on Paul Cezanne’s drawings and prints. It is the first time that these artworks are on display in the UK.

These Cezanne drawings were recently gifted to the Whitworth gallery. This means that the Whitworth is now a proud owner of the best collection of Paul Cézanne paper artworks in the United Kingdom. For more information about the exhibition , press here.

Paul Cezanne drawings -Four women bathing
Paul Cezanne drawings – Four women bathing

Name of Exhibition: Cézanne & the Italian Masters

When: February 27, 2020 to July 5, 2020
Where: Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris

The “Cézanne and the Italian Masters” exhibition will focus on the strong connection between Cézanne and the famous Italian masters from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

This exhibition will showcase a wonderful collection of Paul Cezanne artworks such as his iconic Montagne Sainte Victoire landscapes and his famous still life paintings. The Cezanne paintings will be exhibited alongside paintings by Tintoretto, Greco, Ribera, Giordano, Poussin,  Soffici, Boccioni, Morandi & others.

All in all, there will be around sixty artworks coming from both private and public collections worldwide.

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Paul Cezanne Still Life With Apples p
Paul Cezanne still life painting – Basket of Apples

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