Major impressionist exhibit making US stop in Philadelphia

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Posted: Jan 28, 2015 1:31 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A major impressionist exhibit featuring works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Edgar Degas is making its only U.S. stop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art this summer.

The museum said Wednesday "Discovering the Impressionists" will feature more than 80 paintings that help tell the story of the movement's rise to prominence.

The exhibit running June 24 to Sept. 13 will be organized into case studies exploring art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel's support of impressionist artists and influence in spreading their works worldwide.

The exhibit opens in Philadelphia after stops in London and Paris.