Wine and alcohol in art : representing celebration or drunkenness ? 🍷
Enjoy our playlist specially created around the theme of wine and drunkenness to celebrate the arrival of the Beaujolais nouveau! Discover masterpieces of art history with a special focus on drinks. In art, wine is often associated with a festive and joyful atmosphere. Find more about Bacchus, the roman god of wine and the importance of alcohol in 20th-century sociability through the art of the Impressionists.

Do you know how the vine appeared on earth? Thanks to this video, dive into the heart of the Greek Antiquities of the Louvre and let us tell you the story of the God Bacchus who had no equal in the art of plants… 🌱

In French with English subtitles.

Content produced by Musée du Louvre

On the agenda
video - 5:04
The myth of Bacchus’s grape 
By: Musée du Louvre
podcast - 23:03
Shock Art : Caravaggio’s sick Bacchus
By: ArtCurious
video - 4:47
Velazquez, Los Borrachos or the Triumph of Bacchus
By: SmartHistory
video - 5:51
A wedding and a miracle for the queen of Spain
By: SmartHistory
video - 4:16
Vermeer, The Glass of Wine
By: SmartHistory
video - 14:43
The Many Meanings of Manet’s – Bar at the Folies-Bergère
By: Amor Sciendi
podcast - 7:10
Luncheon on the Boating Party by Pierre Auguste Renoir
By: Accessible art history