Angliysky art critic Waldemar Yanushchak (Waldemar Januszczak) performed on the BBC exciting project the Impressionists, which consists of 4 films. In this mini-series speaks of the most recognizable paintings and the greatest artists: Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Gauguin. Their history — impressionism. The usual mood Impressionist paintings — peace, optimism: Renoir — boating, skiing on a swing, beautiful girl. In the works of Monet — brooding ponds, sunny landscapes. Portraying their own girlfriends, family — no one Impressionists did not. They wanted to be in the thick of things, draw, where are, and of daily life make a suitable subject for art. Most of them were poor and could not afford for themselves expensive models, but to be on the river, to watch people — it was absolutely free!
Series 1 — 4 Gang / Gang of Four
Then he would look into the history of the main figures standing at the origins of Impressionism — Pissarro, Monet, Renoir and Bazille. It seems amazing opportunity to wander along with the creator by countless museums, streets and alleys of Paris, also be transferred to other town and villages, where they lived, studied and worked artists and revolutionaries.
series 2 — Outdoors / The Great Outdoors
carefully describes the brand new phenomenon in the history of painting — the painting is not in the studio and outdoors. Together with the creator of the movie we like fast forward to the virtual space and time, and find ourselves back where disclosed famous Impressionist paintings, landscapes and where they'd throw their sketches.
series 3 — Images of people / Painting the People
In the 2nd movie we have seen the nature of the observed and captured by the new method. But for the Impressionists were also fundamentally remain inside and watch people just like to go out to the open air and watch scenery. Like other portrait painters of his time, he was curious not only the way people look, and their world.
series 4 — The last shtrishok / The Final Flourish
we learn how to impressionism completed and what it has become, also become members of the optical test sitting right in front of your monitor.
Arts and architecture