The eagerly awaited exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, "Manet: Portraying Life" shows at 2pm Sunday, Oct. 13 at the Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St. in Newport. Event sponsors are Holly Hofmann and Mike Wofford (Hofmann is the music director of the Oregon Coast Jazz Party), hosting excellence in arts presentations.
The film is part of EXHIBITION, a new theatrical series of events, bringing the world’s greatest art exhibitions to cinema screens worldwide. EXHIBITION will feature the world’s foremost upcoming art exhibitions, creatively captured especially for the big screen.
This is the first ever major exhibition in the UK devoted to the portraiture of Edouard Manet, spanning his entire career. The exhibition will bring together great works from across Europe, Asia and the USA.
Cinemagoers will see exclusive behind-the-scenes moments of the Royal Academy's exhibition preparation -- moments usually hidden from view -- and experience a detailed, superbly crafted biography of Manet and 19th century Paris. Host Tim Marlow along with expert guests examine the work of one of the all-time great artists.