Friday, January 6, 2017

Four films examine the lives of revered artists including Hieronymus Bosch and Michelangelo

Hieronymous Bosch, Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness, c. 1489, oil on panel, 19.1 x 16 inches, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid, Spain.
NEW YORK---Four new feature-length films in the Exhibition on Screen series examine the lives, times, passions, practices, and creations of some of the best-known and most influential artists in the Western canon. The current season offerings examine the Renaissance masters Hieronymus Bosch and Michelangelo and modern luminaries Claude Monet and the American Impressionists. Presented in select U.S. theaters through June 2017, the films enable movie audiences to take dramatic virtual tours of blockbuster exhibitions—including the historic Bosch presentation in The Netherlands earlier this year— and major international collections, and reveal the artists’ life stories. [link]

The fourth season of EXHIBITION ON SCREEN comprises: