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Lecture

Patrick Bade
Paris and Modernity, Part I: The Streets of Paris

Sunday 16.06.2024

How to watch

This lecture starts on 16 June at 5:00pm GMT.

Summary

This lecture explores three streets at the foot of Montmartre: Boulevards de la Chapelle, Rochechouart and Clichy. Patrick Bade discusses the various aspects of modernity that emerged on these streets, including Cubism, cabaret, and Hebrew as a modern language.

Patrick Bade

An image of Patrick Bade.

Patrick Bade is a historian, writer, and broadcaster. He studied at UCL and the Courtauld Institute of Art. He was a senior lecturer at Christie’s Education for many years and has worked for the Art Fund, Royal Opera House, National Gallery, and V&A. He has published on 19th- and early 20th-century paintings and historical vocal recordings. His latest book is Music Wars: 1937–1945.