Famous Quotes From Art History

2001-2003, 1:20 min, color, sound

Produced by the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Smith's short video parodies the sort of cultural and educational programming interlude that one might see on European or American public television. Famous Quotes From Art History presents the bon mots of Henri Matisse as drolly recited, in French, by Smith, who then executes Matisse's suggestions with hilarious literalism.

In French with English subtitles.

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