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French Talk : Modern Masters From The Hermitage

In partnership with the Alliance Française de Sydney.

Assistant curator of European art, Anne Gérard-Austin, introduces the artworks featured in Art Gallery of NSW summer exhibition Masters of modern art from the Hermitage for French speakers. This exhibition presents a magnificent selection of works from the towering figures of modern art. Drawn from the collections of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, the exhibition captures the ebullience, idealism and confidence of artists in the early 20th century, many of them working in the avant-garde centre of Paris.

Exploring the origins of modern art, from the bold experiments of Cézanne to the radical innovation of artists like Matisse and Picasso, this talk will introduce you to the key artists in the exhibition—many of them major figures in French Art history—and the story behind the Hermitage collection. It includes an exhibition ticket to enjoy the artworks in your own time, before or after the talk.


Date: Saturday 16 February

Time: from 1pm to 2pm

Venue:  Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery Rd, Sydney NSW 2000

$28 for AF or AGNSW Member or Concession
$35 if Non-member

Book HERE if you are an AF or AGNSW Member
Book HERE if you are not a Member

Event in French

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