Eugene Delacroix and his famous work Liberty Leading the People is personally explored by the French artist Alain Jaubert in this video program. The video is expertly crafted, diving with intense introspection into the social ramifications of the work. The video takes an interpretative stance on the symbols and allusions witnessed in the work. Jaubert explores many questions, including:
- What is the social reason for displaying glorious triumph?
- What would be the social impact of the work if it was widely studied during Delacroix's life?
- Why is the nudity involved in the work so contentious?
This 30 minute program holds nothing back as it dissects the intricate double entendres and social impications of Delacroix's most impactful work.