The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them

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The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them

Venue Online
Dates 04 June - 17 June 2020
Category Digital Screening

Exhibition On Screen
From the Musée du Luxembourg Paris, National Gallery London and Philadelphia Museum of Art

Please Note: This title is now available to rent online until Wed 17 June

They are the world’s most popular artists. The works of Cezanne, Monet, Degas and their compatriots fetch tens of millions of dollars. But just who were they really? Why and how did they paint? What lies behind their enduring appeal?

To help answer these questions, the film has secured unique access to a major new exhibition focussing on the 19th century Parisian art collector Paul Durand-Ruel, the outspoken champion of Impressionism. This eagerly anticipated exhibition is perhaps the most comprehensive ever held about the Impressionists. Durand-Ruel’s brave decision to exhibit the Impressionists in New York in 1886 introduced enlightened, wealthy Americans to modern French painting. In doing so, he not only filled great American galleries with Impressionist masterworks but also kept impressionism alive at a time when it faced complete failure. This energetic and revealing film will tell his remarkable story along with that of the Impressionists themselves.

How You Can Access

Our Exhibition On Screen Digital titles can be accessed via a dedicated Vimeo On Demand channel. Each title will be available for 14 days only after its release date. Once purchased, your title will be available to you for 48 hours only.

Please note you will need to have a Vimeo account to view this title.  If you don’t have an account please click here to easily create one

You are welcome to share and watch the film as a group or couple. But if you are going to share the online version with your family or a group in your household, please do consider buying tickets for everyone if you can.

By renting this film you are helping your local cinema. All profits will be equally shared between Riverside Theatres and the distributors.

Q&A Screening with Executive Producer & Director of Exhibition On Screen – Phil Grabsky
We are excited to announce that Exhibition On Screen’s Executive Producer and Director, Phil Grabsky, will be doing a special Q&A just for Riverside.

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Classification: E – Exempt from Classification


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Ticket Prices

Vimeo On Demand $12