Gérôme comes out of the storage closet

Even the French are willing, if the Getty gives them enough money, to display Gerome. He was scathing about the Impressionists, and Modernism got its revenge by packing him off to the storage rooms when taste changed. But you know, the Triumph of Modernism is a pretty tired story itself — and there are other things worth looking at in the world of art.
Here’s a great slide show from the Getty’s version of the show.