The new digital and immersive exhibition in the Carrières de Lumières, 'Cezanne, the Master of Provence', will present Cezanne’s most significant works, such as his still lifes of apples, The Card Players (1890–95), and The Great Bathers (circa 1906). A self-taught painter who produced 900 canvases and 400 watercolours, Cezanne (1839–1906) painted portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and historical scenes … and created many versions of a single theme, as he endlessly experimented with the possibilities of pictorial representation.
Initially rejected at the Salon and later recognised by his contemporaries, Cezanne is now considered the pioneer of modernism. His unique construction of form and use of colour, and his tendency towards abstraction led him to go beyond Impressionism, and he even influenced the cubists, the Fauves, and the avant-garde painters.
Via a thematic and intimate itinerary that promotes reflection, the immersive exhibition created and produced by Cutback under the artistic direction of Gianfranco Iannuzzi reveals Cezanne’s inner torment, the power of his compositions, his approach to light and colour, and his link with nature, which was his greatest source of inspiration-his obsession.
Following the theme of nature, Provence, and the Mont Sainte-Victoire, ‘Cezanne, the Master of Provence’ takes visitors on a journey into the heart of the artist’s major works.
Short programme: ‘Wassily Kandinsky, the Odyssey of Abstraction’, created from works executed by the prolife and visionary artist, Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944). A painter, poet, art theorist, and founder of abstract art, Kandinsky revolutionised the history of art with his many compositions, which are now exhibited around the world. A veritable invitation to explore Kandinsky’s inner cosmos, the immersive exhibition disorientates the visitors and eventually attains an abstract and liberated osmosis.