September - November 2002
Rodolphe Rapetti is Conservateur en Chef du Patrimoine at the Direction des Musées de France, Paris. As former Curator in the Musée d'Orsay and Director of the Strasbourg City Museums, he curated numerous exhibitions on nineteenth century French and European art, including Munch and France at the Musée d'Orsay and Gustave Caillebotte, also presented at the Art Institute of Chicago. Current projects include the writing of a book on symbolism. While at the Clark, Rapetti will be pursuing his monograph for the Belgian symbolist painter, Henry de Groux, using unpublished documents, most especially, the artist’s diary.