Masters of modern art from the Hermitage
Paul Gauguin 'The month of Mary (Te avae no Maria)' 1899 (detail)
Paul Cézanne 'Fruit' 1879/80 (detail)
Wassily Kandinsky 'Landscape: Dünaberg near Murnau' 1913 (detail)
Claude Monet 'Poppy field' 1890/91 (detail)
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Monet ● Cézanne ● Matisse ● Picasso ● Gauguin ● Kandinsky ● Pissarro ● Malevich ● Denis ● Bonnard
Masters of modern art from the Hermitage presents a magnificent selection of works from the towering figures of modern art. Drawn from the unparalleled collections of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, the exhibition captures the ebullience, idealism and confidence of artists as they freed themselves from tradition.
Exploring the origins of modern art, from the bold experiments of Cézanne, to the radical innovation of artists like Matisse and Picasso, this exhibition documents the seismic shifts that took place in European painting in the years after 1900 and encapsulates a defining moment in art history.
Don’t miss this opportunity to see rare works from the modern masters – a journey of startling colour and form, groundbreaking endeavour, and bold leaps of the imagination.
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Image details: Paul Gauguin The month of Mary (Te avae no Maria) 1899 (detail) Inv GE 6515; Paul Cézanne Fruit 1879/80 (detail) Inv GE 9026; Wassily Kandinsky Landscape: Dünaberg near Murnau 1913 (detail) Inv GE 9098; Claude Monet Poppy field 1890/91 (detail) ) Inv GE 9004; All images © The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg 2018
13 Oct 2018 – 3 Mar 2019
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