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Les maîtres de la peinture moderne

Manet, Pissarro, Klee, Léger... 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 20 of these extraordinary creators.

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2018)

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Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele is an Austrian expressionist painter born in 1890. Quickly influenced by Klimt, his neat drawing style with lively and even violent strokes served him well for portraits often taken in unusual and provocative poses.

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2018)
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7
Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas, born in 1834 in Paris, is an artist belonging to the Impressionist movement. A painter of bodies in movement, his interest in portraits came from conveying the mental characteristics of the characters. This avant-gardist was a master portrait painter influenced by modernity and an admirer of urban life.

Directed by: Jacques Vichet (France, 2018)