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

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