Renoir – Revered and Reviled
Pierre-Auguste Renoir is known and loved for his impressionist paintings of Paris, that count among the world’s favourites.
This stunning film – based on the remarkable collection of 181 Renoirs at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia – examines the direction he took after tiring with this style and why it now provokes such extreme reactions right up to today.
Some claim they are repulsed by Renoir’s later works and some claim they are seduced. What may surprise is that among the many artists who sought Renoi