Impressionism: Revenge of the Nice


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Matthew Collings will reappraise the Impressionists. The four stars are Courbet, Manet, Monet and Cezanne. In two hours their stories and their art will intertwine.

Matt will unpack the principles of Impressionism - the strength of colour, the flatness, the patterning and the way in which ordinary life is pictured with startling truth - and argue that this is the best thing that has ever happened in modern art.

He will also show that although the contemporary art world seemingly despises Impressionism it is only because of Impressionism that the avant-garde came to be. (excerpt from its IMDb page)

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rating 7.5 / 10
category Art
year 2004
with Matthew Collings
duration 1 hr 41 mins
added November 4, 2017

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