Lee Hendrix on “Noir”

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Getty Art + Ideas
Lee Hendrix on "Noir"

Technological advances in mid-19th century France saw a proliferation of black drawing media, which gave rise to unprecedented experimentation in drawing and printmaking. This episode explores the Getty exhibition “Noir: The Romance of Black in 19th-century French Drawings and Prints” with curator Lee Hendrix, who discusses how a group of artists drew inspiration from the color black, with all of its imaginative and narrative associations.

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