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La peinture française autour du monde

( Season 2 )
France has long been one of the centres of artistic creation responsible for the major art movements that revolutionised painting. The masterpieces of its visionary and flamboyant artists are displayed in the greatest museums around the world. We take a closer look at some of them...

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2021)

Episodes

Episode
1
LA PEINTURE FRANCAISE AUTOUR DU MONDE-S02--EP001-CHICAGO : PEINTURE CLASSIQUE
Chicago Institute of Art, classical painting

The museum of the Chicago Institute of Art counts 300,000 works of art and antiquities, including works from the French classical period. We meet the painters Lorrain, Watteau, Boucher, Robert, Delacroix...

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2021)
Episode
2
LA PEINTURE FRANCAISE AUTOUR DU MONDE-S02--EP002-CHICAGO : LES PRE-IMPRESSIONNIS
Chicago Institute of Art, pre-impressionism

In the Chicago Institute of Art, French paintings from the pre-impressionist period are notably represented by the works of Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Seurat...

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2021)
Episode
3
LA PEINTURE FRANCAISE AUTOUR DU MONDE-S02--EP003-CHICAGO : DE L'IMPRESSIONNISME
Chicago Institute of Art, impressionism

Amongst the impressionist works, several by Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas and Berthe Morisot hang in the Chicago Institute of Art.

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2021)

Episode
4
LA PEINTURE FRANCAISE AUTOUR DU MONDE-S02--EP004-CHICAGO : DU SURREALISME A L'AB
Chicago Institute of Art, from surrealism to abstract art

In the surrealist and abstract art section, the museum's galleries present works by Delaunay, Léger, Ernst, Dali, Soutine, Foujita, Giacometti and Kandinsky.

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2021)
Episode
5
Museum of Fine Arts de Boston, peinture classique
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, classical painting

In the labyrinth of galleries that make up the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, it might be easy to become lost but you'll almost certainly come across the collection of paintings from the French classical period. Amongst them: Poussin, Lorrain, Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard, Vigée Le Brun, Delacroix and Boudin.

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2021)