EOS: Mary Cassatt – Painting The Modern Woman (12A)

Exhibition On Screen

EOS: Mary Cassatt - Painting The Modern Woman (12A)


Connaught Cinema


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Age Guidance:

12A - See more about BBFC ratings here.


Ali Ray

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113 minutes (Inc. adverts and trailers).

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  • Description

Season Ten of Exhibition On Screen presents…

Released to coincide with International Women’s Day.

Mary Cassatt made a career painting the lives of the women around her. Her radical images showed them as intellectual, feminine and real, which was a major shift in the way women appeared in art.

Presenting her astonishing prints, pastels and paintings, this film introduces us to the often overlooked Impressionist whose own career was as full of contradiction as the women she painted.

She printed, sketched, and painted dozens of images of mothers and children yet she never married or had children herself. She was a classically trained artist but chose to join a group of Parisian radicals – the Impressionists – a movement that transformed the language of art.

The world’s most eminent Cassatt curators and scholars help tell this riveting tale of great social and cultural change; a time when women were fighting for their rights and the language of art was completely re-written. Mary Cassatt and her modern women were at the heart of it all.

For the rest of the Exhibition On Screen season click here

BBFC Insight: Not yet rated but guidance of 12A

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Wed 08 Mar 2023

6:30 PM