Modern Pairings

Art historical documentaries feature expert interviews and archival footage to tell the stories of iconic modern artists who overturned convention and tradition to forge new territories in the fine arts. These pairings also explore overlapping interests and friendships, highlighting some of the intriguing parallels, collaborations, and informal avant-garde communities that helped to shape 20th-century visual culture. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Masters from the Art Institute of Chicago.

Thumbnail caption: Vasily Kandinsky, Improvisation No. 30 (Cannons), 1913, oil on canvas. The Art Institute of Chicago. Arthur Jerom Eddy Memorial Collection. © 2013 Artists Rights
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