2023 Journeys in Art History - Exhibition on Screen MARY CASSATT: PAINTING THE MODERN WOMAN

March 13th, 2023 - 2:00 pm

The Rehoboth Beach Film Society is pleased to present the 2023 Journeys in Art History - Exhibition on Screen™ (EOS) film series. EOS is the originator and pioneer of bringing exhibition-based art films to the cinema. Working with top international museums and galleries, EOS creates films that offer a cinematic immersion into the worlds best-loved or under rated artists, accompanied by insights from the world’s leading historians and arts critics. The three-part series will begin in January with brand new films each month through March. The focus of the Journey in Art series is to introduce the works of history’s greatest painters and to provide opportunities to view blockbuster art exhibitions from galleries worldwide.

All EOS screenings take place at the Cinema Art Theater, 17701 Dartmouth Drive, Dartmouth Plaza (behind the Lewes Wawa). Admission is $9 for RBFS members, $11.50 for general audience and $10 for seniors (65+) and $5 for students. Patrons are encouraged to purchase admission online at www.RehobothFilm.com. If seats are available, admission can be purchased at the theater starting 30 minutes prior to each screening.


Monday, March 13 at 2 pm and Tuesday, March 21 at 6 pm

Mary Cassatt made a career painting the lives of the women around her. Her radical images showed them as intellectual, feminine and real, which was a major shift in the way women appeared in art, during the mid-to late-1800s. 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. Originally from Pennsylvania, she lived most of her adult life in France. Mary printed, sketched, and painted dozens of images of mothers and children yet she never married or had children herself. She was a classically trained artist but chose to join a group of Parisian radicals - the Impressionists – a movement that transformed the language of art. The world’s most eminent, Cassatt curators and scholars help tell this riveting tale of great social and cultural change; a time when women were fighting for their rights and the language of art was completely re-written. Mary Cassatt and her modern women were at the heart of it all. [2021, US, Runtime: 93 min, Not Rated]


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