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exhibitions of the moment: cézanne and the Italian masters

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The exhibition "Cézanne and the Italian Masters" held at the Marmottan Monet Museum in Paris on February 27, 2020 will resume on June 2, 2020. Due to the coronavirus, the exhibition will be extended until January 3, 2021.

Paul Cézanne was born in Aix-en-Provence on January 19, 1839 and died in the same city on October 22, 1906. French painter, member of the Impressionist movement, he is considered a post-Impressionist and Cubist. Pioneer.

Desire to produce "Poussin in the Natural World", through the use of geometric figures in portraits, still lifes and many of his landscapes, he is not only a continuation of the French classical spirit, but also a radical innovator. , Île-de-France and Provence, in particular the Aix-en-Provence countryside. He specially created a series of paintings on the theme of Mont Saint Victor. He is considered the "father of modern art".

For the first time, the exhibition returns to the very strong link between Cézanne and the masterpieces of the greatest Italian masters. The opportunity to discover Cézanne and his painting in a new light!

On occasion, a wonderful selection of paintings by Cézanne - including the iconic Montagne Sainte Victoire and the unforgettable Pastorals and Still Lifes - will face a rare selection of early paintings by Tintoretto, Greco, Ribera, Giordano, Poussin and for the modern Carrà, Sironi, Soffici, Pirandello without forgetting Boccioni and Morandi.

In total, around 60 works from the world's greatest public and private collections will be exhibited! The first part of the exhibition will show the influence of Latin culture on the work of Cézanne, and how he drew on the work of his remarkable predecessors to produce a “new” painting.

As for the second part of the exhibition, it will try to show the influence of Cézanne on the Italian Novecento masters from Cala to Morandi without forgetting Boccioni. The works interact with each other while offering visitors a beautiful panoramic view of Nordic painting and its history. And a beautiful exhibition that desperately needs to be discovered! Let's run to the Marmottan Monet museum!

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