Edinburgh – Dominion
December 4, 2023 @ 17:50
Director Martin Provost charts the colourful relationship and collaboration spanning five decades between Pierre Bonnard, who was mentored by Claude Monet and nicknamed the “painter of happiness,” by his wife Marthe de Méligny. The latter, who was a self-proclaimed aristocrat, became the cornerstone of her husband’s life and work, appearing in more than a third of his paintings. Bonnard, considered one of the greatest French artists of the 20th century, weaves Impressionism and Abstraction with bold colours amid the depiction of scenes of everyday life.
"A touching, visually fetching and educational look at the intertwining of art and stubborn romance "
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