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The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution
In this four-part series, art writer Waldemar Januszczak sets out to prove that there’s more to Impressionism than its postcard-pretty image. He explores the Impressionists’ revolutionary achievements, visiting the sites where they found inspiration, and revealing the technical developments that allowed Impressionist painting to take form.

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Episodes
Ep 1
Gang of Four
Watch October 16, 9:00pm
Ep 2
The Great Outdoors
Watch October 23, 9:00pm
Ep 3
Painting the People
Watch October 30, 9:00pm
Ep 4
Final Flourish
Watch November 6, 9:00pm
Gang of Four
Art critic Waldemar Januszczak delves into the back stories of Pissarro, Monet, Renoir and Bazille, who together laid the foundations of the Impressionist movement. (1 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Oct 16, 9:00pm
Tue Oct 17, 12:00am
The Great Outdoors
Our host continues his investigation of the Impressionists by taking us outdoors to their most famous locations. (2 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Oct 23, 9:00pm
Tue Oct 24, 12:00am
Painting the People
Waldemar looks at the people the Impressionists painted; in particular, the subjects of Degas, Caillebotte and the often forgotten Impressionist women artists. (3 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Oct 30, 9:00pm
Tue Oct 31, 12:00am
Final Flourish
Waldemar takes a closer look at the last years of Impressionism, exploring how the Impressionists used new discoveries to influence their work. (4 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Nov 6, 9:00pm
Tue Nov 7, 12:00am