Synopsis by Sally Barber
Rosamond Bernier's extraordinarily popular lectures, filmed live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, provide an insightful and personal glimpse into the world of art. Bernier co-founded the influential art magazine L'Oeil in Paris in 1955. During her 20 years in France, she became friendly with Matisse, Picasso, Miro and other modern masters of 20th century art. Rosamond Bernier: The Modern Masters -The Matisse I Knew/The Matisse Nobody Knew is an intimate and captivating conversational account of Bernier's friend, Henri Matisse. Bernier's informative, lively, and compelling lectures present a richly documented story of the artist that only a firsthand acquaintance could offer.
Fauvism, artist, lecture