In conversation: Nicholas Cullinan, Christopher Riopelle, and Alastair Sooke

This event was held on 15 April 2016

Date and time

Friday 15 April, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Nicholas Cullinan, Christopher Riopelle, and Alastair Sooke

Tickets

£7/£6 concession/£5 Members

Delacroix's use of vibrant of colour, daring compositions, and expressive brushstrokes inspired future generations of artists.

Learn how Delacroix inspired Matisse's trailblazing approach to art with Christopher Riopelle, co-curator of Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art; Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery and curator of Tate Modern's 'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' (2014); and Alastair Sooke, journalist, broadcaster, art critic at 'The Telegraph', and author of 'Henri Matisse: A Second Life' (2014).

Image above: Detail from Eugène Delacroix, 'Convulsionists of Tangier', 1837-8 © The Minneapolis Institute of Art. Bequest of J. Jerome Hill 73.42.3