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Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée DOrsay Sylvie Patry

Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée DOrsay

Sylvie Patry

Published October 1st 2010
ISBN : 9783791350462
Hardcover
256 pages
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In this book beloved examples of Post-Impressionism from one of the world s premierart museums provide a splendid overview ofinnovations ushered in by the popularmovement. Representing a pivotal moment in the history of European art,theMoreIn this book beloved examples of Post-Impressionism from one of the world s premierart museums provide a splendid overview ofinnovations ushered in by the popularmovement. Representing a pivotal moment in the history of European art,the Post-Impressionists created some of the mostrecognizable and stylistically inventive paintings of themodern era. Published to accompany a major exhibition, thisbook presents over one hundred celebrated paintings from theunparalleled collection of Paris s Musée d Orsay. Focusing onthe decades around 1900, this publication presents lateImpressionist landmarks by Monet and Renoir- early modernmasterpieces by Cézanne, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, and VanGogh- and avant-garde canvases by the Nabis painters Denis,Bonnard, and Vuillard. The volume also provides a unique lookat the Musée d Orsay s outstanding collection of Pointillism,including works by artists such as Seurat and Signac. Togetherthese works offer a fresh assessment of seismic transitions inthe European art world at the turn of the twentieth centurythat ushered in the birth of modern painting and producedlasting treasures of its own.