An unhappy rivalry: art and industry at the 1855 exposition universelle in Paris

@inproceedings{Hornstein2014AnUR,
  title={An unhappy rivalry: art and industry at the 1855 exposition universelle in Paris},
  author={Katie Hornstein},
  year={2014}
}
The Exposition Universelle of 1855, held in Paris, France, was the first European world's fair to combine an exhibition of industrial products from around the globe with an exhibition of works of art submitted by participating nations, including France. The French government's decision to show industrial products concurrently with fine art was an attempt to outshine the Great Exhibition held in London in 1851, which had only admitted those works of art, including sculpture, that were "connected… CONTINUE READING