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Impressionists in London at Tate Britain

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Monday 29th January

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

at Tate Britain

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DATE & TIME

 

Monday 29th January 2018

10:00 am at Tate Britain

10:00 am – 11:00 am talk in the auditorium with an art historian

11:00 am entry for the exhibition

location

 

Tate Britain, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RG

LECTURE

 

We will enjoy an 1-hour talk in the auditorium and will provide a grounding to fully enjoy the exhibition. We will then have free access to the exhibition to admire at our own pace.

THE EXHIBITION

 

This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots.

In the 1870s, France was devastated by the Franco-Prussian war and insurrection in Paris, driving artists to seek refuge across the Channel. Their experiences in London and the friendships that developed not only influenced their own work but also contributed to the British art scene.

The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile (1870 – 1904) is the first exhibition to map the connections between French and British artists, patrons and art dealers during a traumatic period in French history. Highlighting their engagement with British culture, traditions and social life, their art is a fascinating insight into how London was perceived by the visiting French artists and the remarkable works that came from their time here are not to be missed.

Also features works from Dalou, Sisley, Derain and Legros.​

TATE BRITAIN

 

Tate Britain (known from 1897 to 1932 as the National Gallery of British Art and from 1932 to 2000 as the Tate Gallery) is an art museum on Millbank in the City of Westminster in London. It is part of the Tate network of galleries in England, with Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives. It is the oldest gallery in the network, having opened in 1897. It houses a substantial collection of the art of the United Kingdom since Tudor times, and in particular has large holdings of the works of J. M. W. Turner, who bequeathed all his own collection to the nation. It is one of the largest museums in the country.