We’re bringing back the exceptionally popular, CCA-favorite series, EXHIBITION ON SCREEN, for a 2023 run that sees the latest releases from the exhibition documentary series as well as some recent additions you may have missed.
These unique films offer a cinematic immersive into the world’s best-loved art, accompanied by insights from the world’s leading historians and art critics, as the series’ creators work closely with various international museums and galleries. EXHIBITION ON SCREEN not only meticulously covers stunning shows, but offers a window into the creation of both the artwork and the exhibition itself.
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Mary Cassatt: Painting the Modern Woman | March 16 & 19
Mary Cassatt made a career painting the lives of the women around her. Her radical images showed them as intellectual, curious and engaging, which was a major shift in the way women appeared in art. Presenting her astonishing prints, pastels and paintings, this film introduces us to the often-overlooked Impressionist whose own career was as full of contradiction as the women she painted.
Thursday 16, March
Sunday 19, March
Easter in Art | April 6 & 9
The story of Christ’s death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. It is perhaps the most significant historical event of all time, as recounted by the gospels but, equally, as depicted by the greatest artists in history. From the triumphant to the savage, the ethereal to the tactile, some of western civilization’s greatest artworks focus on this pivotal moment. This beautifully crafted film explores the Easter story as depicted in art, from the time of the early Christians to the present day.
Hopper: An American Love Story | May 4 & 7
This new film takes a deep look into Hopper’s art, his life, and his relationships. From his early career as an illustrator; his wife giving up her own promising art career to be his manager; his critical and commercial acclaim; and in his own words – this film explores the enigmatic personality behind the brush…
Matisse | June 1 & 4
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs was hailed the most successful exhibition in Tate Modern’s history. See this show again at your local cinema, featuring exclusive footage from the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Tokyo Stories | July 6 & 9
Based on a major exhibition at the Ashmolean in Oxford, Tokyo Stories spans 400 years of incredibly dynamic art – ranging from the delicate woodblock prints of Hokusai and Hiroshige, to Pop Art posters, contemporary photography, Manga, film, and brand-new artworks that were created on the streets.
Frida Kahlo | Aug. 3 & 6
Who was Frida Kahlo? Everyone knows her, but who was the woman behind the bright colours, the big brows, and the floral crowns? Take a journey through the life of a true icon, discover her art, and uncover the truth behind her often turbulent life. Delving deeper than any film has done before, engaging with world-renowned Kahlo experts, exploring how great an artist she was, discover the real Frida Kahlo.
The Danish Collector | Sept. 7 & 10
For many years no one was interested in the art of the Impressionists. Artists like Monet, Degas and Renoir were vilified, attacked, and left penniless as a result. Then, something remarkable happened. A new breed of collectors emerged and, before long, they were battling to acquire any work by these new, radical artists that they could find. Amongst them was the visionary Danish businessman Wilhelm Hansen. It was an extraordinary moment in art history; full of drama, intrigue and subterfuge.
Goya: Visions of Flesh and Blood | Oct. 5 & 8
Curator, Xavier Bray, of the Goya: The Portraits exhibition at the National Gallery, discusses the important role the barber has in ‘The Family of the Infante Don Luis de Borbon’.
Pissarro: Father of Impressionism | Nov. 2 & 5
Without Camille Pissarro, there is no Impressionist movement. He is rightfully known as the father of Impressionism. It was a dramatic path that Pissarro followed, and throughout it all he wrote extensively to his family. It is through these intimate and revealing letters that this gripping film reveals Pissarro’s life and work.
Raphael Revealed | Dec. 7 & 10
Marking the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death, the greatest exhibition ever held of his works took place in Rome. Exhibition on Screen was granted exclusive access to this once-in-a-lifetime show. Award-winning director Phil Grabsky provides a fresh look at this giant of the Renaissance, and shows why he is considered one of the all-time greats.