Film Series

Degas Film

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN Degas: Passion for Perfection

directed by Co–Sponsored with Gunn Memorial Library

“Art is not a matter of what you see, but what you make other people see.” Edgar Degas

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN journeys from the streets of Paris to the heart of a superb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’ works is the most representative in Britain. With exclusive access to view rare and diverse works, this film tells a fascinating story of Degas’ pursuit for perfection through both experimentation with new techniques and lessons learnt from studying the past masters. This film reveals a more complex truth behind one of the most influential French artists of the late 19th-century and serves as an exploration of the complex workings of Degas’ artistic mind. Directed by Phil Grabsky. 1h 30 min.

GUNN MEMORIAL LIBRARY ~  Free and open to the public.  Registration is requested. Please contact the library directly: 860-868-7586

at Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road
Thursday May 2
6:30 pm - 8:00pm
1 hour, 30 minutes
Individual Film