Celeste Fetta received her BA in art history with a minor in anthropology from The College of William and Mary and holds an MA in decorative art history from the University of Glasgow. She is currently Chief Educator at VMFA.
The Paris Exposition of 1900 was a pivotal moment for Western art and design. Explore artists and designers who were and who weren’t included at the exhibition and the works of art that dazzled and dismayed critics and the public.
Since the 1890s, the name Cartier has been synonymous with sparkle, glamour, and opulence. But behind the iridescent jewels lies a tale of multiple inventions, famous clients, cutting-edge design, and a love affair with material, color, and fashion. In this lecture, you’ll explore these tales and see examples of the various styles Cartier popularized from 1900 to the 1950s.