In Motion: Monet, Renoir, Picasso, Magritte, Chagall, Frida Kahlo and Dali, a dozen of artists` rare videos
Lush garden of the estate in Giverny with willows, lilies, an easel and the artist caught up on work, as people used to see him. Claude Monet (1840 — 1926) — respectable aged bearded gentleman in a hat is painting… and smoking
Below we provide as it is said the only video with Edgar Degas (1834 — 1917) — just a moment! The maiden supposedly was paid to bring Degas noteless to the camera and pass by it together with the artist while walking in the morning in Paris. Do you think, it is true? The picture of Degas dated 1895.
Below is the video with the great impressionist at work. Aged and unhealthy but the colors are so bright. "The pain will go away but the colors will remain" - this phrase is truly as legendary, as his canvases.
You can see Alphonse Mucha in the movie dedicated to the process of the Slav Epic creation by the artist; please, pay special attention to the fragment in the middle of the film. Oh Paris!
Yes, I wear a beret. I am in a beret captured on the video. Denying everything unnecessary Rodin said: "Be patient! Do not rely on inspiration. No inspiration exists. The only virtues of an artist are wisdom, attention, sincerity and will. Do your job like honest workers do."
Surrealism (Fr. surréalisme) is an avant-garde art movement of the first half of the twentieth century characterized by the fusion of reality with something else, but not oppositional. Surrealism is a dream which is neither real, nor surreal. The style is characterized by allusions and a paradoxical combination of forms, visual deception. In the paintings of the Surrealists hard objects and rocks often melt, and the water, on the contrary, hardens. Read more
How could we avoid the watershed meeting? "Salvador Dali considered Walt Disney a surrealist and that is why maybe in 1946 the Great Mystifier collaborated with the Great animated cartoon artist. Viewers could watch the outcome only in 2003", — read and watch "Surrealism 3D: Dali, Disney, — Destino!"
"Escher's woodcuts" - these words became common. Let’s have a look how the master is working. At the same time we can compare him with his self portrait and visit "the Museum of impossibility in Hague, lizards and Escher-lizards" (plenty of photos, paintings and paradoxes).
January 23 − February 5