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Live and Recorded talks relating to:
the 19th Century
- Highlighting 19th century European artistic &political influences, important 19th century Russian historical events &movements, nationalist feelings, and the complexities + mysteries of the Russian imperial territories by 1 of Russia's best loved artists, who was born in Ukraine and died in Finland.
- The concept of “motion-pictures” later called “cinema” was born during la Belle Époque. In 1892, the first “cinématographe” camera was invented by Leon Bouly. It was able to record, develop & project motion pictures. We will enjoy the oeuvre of those great pioneers in this 1 hour talk more inf below
- Founded in 1885 as an alternative to the RA, the club encouraged techniques & subjects of French Impressionists. Members incl P.W.Steer & W.Sickert steered art away from RA conventions, whilst Roger Fry promoted post-Impressionism in his own London exhibitions in turn influencing Bloomsbury painters
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