Félix Fénéon was an important figure in the art world in Paris in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was the first to champion Pointillism, Fauvism, and Futurism at a time when art was on the verge of the shift to modernity. A passionate collector of the works Seurat, Signac, Degas, Bonnard, Modigliani, Matisse, Derain, Vuillard, Toulouse-Lautrec, Braque, Severini, Balla, among many others, he also amassed a considerable number of works from Africa and Oceania that hung alongside paintings and drawings by contemporary artists on his walls. Come and learn about this influential art critic, editor, publisher, dealer, and collector by examining a critical selection of the works that so inspired his keen eye and bold, forward-looking vision. This talk will prepare you well to enjoy Félix Fénéon: The Anarchist and the Avant-Garde—From Signac to Matisse and Beyond, opening at the Museum of Modern Art on March 22, 2020.