Insights Into Art History

Shock and Rebellion | Impressionism

Free Young People's Workshop

Join us online to uncover why Impressionist artworks were so shocking when first exhibited in Paris in the late nineteenth century, with art historians Fran Herrick and Tilly Scantlebury. Analyse some of The Courtauld’s best known artworks – by artists including Degas, Monet, Morisot and Renoir – and see them in a whole new light. Explore the often turbulent cultural, social and political contexts of 19th-century Paris that led to a rebellious outlook in certain artistic circles. Reflect on Impressionism’s legacy with its commitment to capturing contemporary experience and willingness to challenge conventions.

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19 Nov 2022

10.30 - 12.30




Young People

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