CÉZANNE, PAUL: Tim Marlow TV - Waldemar Januszczak TV - Paul Cezanne - Albert Gleizes & Jean Metzinger - Apples, Pears and Paint TV - Matthew Collings TV - Cézanne Portraits of a Life TV -
11,016. The Courtauld has an exceptional collection of his work ... The collection begins in the mid-1870s. (Art & Artists: Cezanne) Tim Marlow at the Courtauld 3/3
127,741. Three great galleries – the Musee d’Orsay in Paris, the National Portrait gallery in London and the National Gallery in Washington DC were planning the first ever exhibition entirely focused on portraits by Cezanne. Tim Marlow, Great Art: Cezanne – Portraits of a Life, ITV 2019
127,742. Cézanne is considered among the greatest of all artists. ibid.
11,017. Cézanne’s early work, the pictures he showed in the first exhibition, are still challenging today. Waldemar Januszczak, The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution II: The Great Outdoors
11,018. Never before has anyone produced art that was deliberately dark and crude and tough as these strange pictures. ibid.
11,019. When Cézanne became a landscape painter his darkness seemed suddenly to evaporate into sudden shivers. ibid.
11,020. Cézanne showed in three Impressionist exhibitions, and then fell out with Pissarro which was typical. Cézanne fell out with everyone. ibid.
11,021. Cézanne produced some of the most revolutionary pictures in the story of art. ibid.
11,022. When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art. (Artists: Cézanne & Painting & Nature) Paul Cézanne
11,023. Genius is the ability to renew one’s emotions in daily experience. (Artists: Cézanne & Genius) Paul Cézanne
11,024. The awareness of our own strength makes us modest. (Artists: Cézanne & Strength) Paul Cézanne
11,025. For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations. (Artists: Cézanne & Nature & Paint) Paul Cézanne
11,026. Painting is damned difficult – you always think you've got it, but you haven’t. (Artists: Cézanne & Painting) Paul Cézanne
11,027. There are two things in the painter, the eye and the mind; each of them should aid the other. (Artists: Cézanne & Painting) Paul Cézanne
11,028. A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art. (Artists: Cézanne & Emotion) Paul Cézanne
11,029. The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself. (Artists: Cézanne & Personality) Paul Cézanne
11,030. Art has a harmony parallel with nature. (Artists: Cézanne & Nature) Paul Cézanne
11,031. The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it. (Artists: Cézanne & Nature) Paul Cézanne
11,032. Don’t be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation. (Artists: Cezanne & Critic & Paint) Paul Cézanne
11,033. Painting must give us the flavour of nature’s eternity. (Artists: Cézanne & Nature & Paint) Paul Cézanne
11,034. Colour is the place where our brain and the universe meet. That’s why colour appears so entirely dramatic, to true painters. (Artists: Cézanne & Colour) Paul Cézanne
11,770. Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one’s sensations. (Painting & Artists: Cézanne) Paul Cézanne
11,784. Pure drawing is an abstraction. Drawing and colour are not distinct, everything in nature is coloured. (Artists: Cezanne & Colour & Drawing) Paul Cezanne
11,035. Cézanne is one of the greatest of those who changed the course of art history ... From him we have learned that to alter the colouring of an object is to alter its structure. His work proves without doubt that painting is not – or not any longer – the art of imitating an object by lines and colours, but of giving plastic [solid] form to our nature. Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger, Du Cubisme 1912
11,717. Cézanne: It was the antithesis of the realism that had dominated European art for centuries. (Art & Artists: Cézanne) Apples, Pears and Paint: How to Make a Still Life Painting, BBC 2014
11,718. Cézanne had abandoned the fiction that a painting is a picture into reality. (Art & Artists: Cézanne & Painting & Picture) ibid.
110,343. Paul Cézanne had an absolutely difficult personality … obsessive, solitary, right-wing and paranoid. (Art & Artists: Cézanne) Matthew Collings, Impressionism: Revenge of the Nice, Channel 4 2004
110,344. A devout Catholic … His painting is the most revolutionary type of art there’s ever been … he won’t tolerate any left wing views. (Art & Artists: Cézanne) ibid.
110,345. Cézanne did about two hundred paintings of bathers. (Art & Artists: Cézanne) ibid.
137,142. My age and my health will never allow me to realise the artistic dream I have pursued all my life. Cézanne: Portraits of a Life, Sky Arts 2020
137,143. Cézanne Portraits exhibition 26 October 2017: ‘This is the first exhibition that is dedicated to Cézanne’s portraits.’ ibid. Laurence des Cars, director Musee d’Orsay re London National Portrait Gallery exhibition
137,144. Painting endures … I almost forgot to tell you, I was sent another rejection letter. It’s neither new nor surprising. ibid. Cézanne to Pissarro
137,145. Paris 24th August 1877: Dear Emile, It seems that a deep depression reigns in the Impressionist camp. They are not exactly making their fortune. We are living in very troubled times. ibid.
137,146. I made some progress. Why so late and so laboriously? Is Art really a priesthood that requires the pure in heart who completely surrender themselves to it? ibid. letter to Vollard