The Art Assignment

Why Is This Woman in the Jungle?

Season 6 Episode 20 | 12m  | Video has closed captioning.

Artist Henri Rousseau painted The Dream in 1910, and its imagery of a woman lounging on a sofa in the middle of a jungle was as surreal then as it is today. What is it about this artwork that captivated audiences then and now?

Aired: 01/21/20

Rating: NR


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