World Art Events: NAPOLEON – IN THE NAME OF ART
By Giovanni Piscaglia and starring Jeremy Irons
After Jesus Christ, Napoleon is the most famous man in history. To mark the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s death, this documentary explores the complex relationship between Napoleon, culture and art. It is about the language he used to build a new imperial iconography and a new architectural style, in a reconstruction that will also allow us to reflect on the relationship between power and image meditated by art, as well as look at the regimes of the twentieth century and the world today. A unique tour from Brera Academy in Milan to the Louvre in Paris in the company of the best art historian experts and Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons, who passes his fascination to the viewer.