Le Style Exotique: Chinoiseries in 18th Century Paris Agenda Recommended

When: Tue., May 22, 11 a.m. 2012

Not too long ago, in the country responsible for Grey Poupon, "made in China" was a badge of quality. Join Anne Forray-Carlier, chief curator of the 17th- and 18th-century department at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, for a talk entitled "Le Style Exotique: Chinoiseries in 18th Century Paris." She'll discuss how influence from the Orient shaped high-brow French furniture tastes through 1800. 11 AM, Alliance Francaise, 54 W. Chicago, 312-337-1070, ext. 113, af-chicago.org, $45.

Price: $45

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