The greatest art geniuses

An episode from the series THE GREAT MASTERS OF PAINTING

Format: HD
Duration: 52 ’
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Born into a bourgeois family in Provence, Paul Cézanne first undertakes law studies before focusing on painting.

Upon moving to Paris, he meets Monet, Renoir, Pissaro and Sisley and becomes a member of the impressionist movement.

But Cézanne’s work, informed by his failures, goes beyond impressionism and is probably the most misunderstood and controversial to this day.