Les maîtres de la peinture moderne

( Season 2 )
These painters who broke with the principles of figurative art, were the instigators of modern art movements that revolutionised art history and continue to fascinate us as subjects. Take a look back at the lives of these extraordinary creators.

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2019)


Mary Cassatt

The American impressionist, Mary Cassatt, born in 1844 in Pennsylvania, studied painting with the artist Paul-Constant Soyer, then with Jean-Léon Gérôme. Disciple of Degas, friend of Berthe Morisot, this unusual and independent artist, developed a passion for the theme of mother and child, and the stylish beauty of Japanese prints.

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2019)