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Explore our Impressions of Modern Life: Prints from The Courtauld Gallery exhibition online

Impressions of Modern Life online showcases a selection of 13 prints by world-renowned artists such as Édouard Manet, Paul Gauguin, Berthe Morisot and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, with additional narration by Rachel Sloan, Assistant Curator of Works on Paper at The Courtauld.

The online exhibition is an opportunity to learn about modern print culture and printmaking techniques, and to see modern life in Paris throughout the late 19th and early 20th century through the eyes of some of the world’s most influential artists.

Enjoy Impressions of Modern Life: Prints from The Courtauld Gallery online here: 

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Watch Dr Rachel Sloan, of The Courtauld, discuss Gauguin, Redon and Denis

Avant-garde artists in late 19th-century France upended many time-honoured conventions of book illustration - not least, the relationship between text and image.

In this film, Dr Rachel Sloan, Assistant Curator of Works on Paper at The Courtauld Gallery, discusses some of these changes in the work of three such artists: Maurice Denis, Paul Gauguin and Odilon Redon.

 

Impressions of Modern Life: Prints from The Courtauld Gallery exhibition trailer:

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