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Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, the last secret of modern art

REF AV600143 EAN 3660485991018

 Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, the last secret of modern art

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  • The previously unreleased discovery of a major artist broken by destiny

This previously unreleased film provides a rare glimpse of the dazzling works of this Portuguese painter, who is said to be the "last secret of modern art".

Considered to be one of the most talented artists of his generation and being friends with Modigliani, Brancusi and the couple Sonia and Robert Delaunay, he rubbed shoulders with the greatest names of his time: Braque, Picasso, Duchamp, Matisse, Kandinsky and Léger.

Being a young artist, he exhibited in major European cities and even went to New York, where he was celebrated by the Armory Show.
An attractive and wealthy prodigy, he achieved a great deal of critical acclaim during his lifetime, but his premature death meant he was plunged into oblivion for more than 50 years.


Christophe Fonseca has been for fifteen years conservatories of music and fine arts before attending university of cinema and audiovisual. During the last twenty years, Christophe Fonseca has made forty films, documentaries and feature stories regularly critically acclaimed and rewarded with several distinctions.


Exhibition
Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1887-1918)
Grand Palais
20 April > 18 July 2016

Length
52 mn
Format
NTSC Toutes zones
Publisher
Coédition © 2016 - RMN-Grand Palais, France Télévisions Distribution
Distributor
Rmn-GP
Director
Christophe Fonseca
Museum
Paris - Réunion des musées nationaux- Grand Palais
Art movement
Modern & Contemporary Art
Artist
Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1887-1918)
Languages
English, French, Portuguese, Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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