Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities: Painting, Poetry, Music

Neo Impressionism and the Dream of Realities Painting Poetry Music This stunning catalogue explores the creative exchange between Neo Impressionist painters and Symbolist writers and composers in the late s and early s Symbolism with its emphasis on subjecti

  • Title: Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities: Painting, Poetry, Music
  • Author: PaulSmith Cornelia Homburg Laura Corey Simon Kelly Noelle C. Paulson Christopher Riopelle
  • ISBN: 9780300190830
  • Page: 409
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This stunning catalogue explores the creative exchange between Neo Impressionist painters and Symbolist writers and composers in the late 1880s and early 1890s Symbolism, with its emphasis on subjectivity, dream worlds, and spirituality, has often been considered at odds with Neo Impressionism s approach to portraying color and light This book repositions the relationshiThis stunning catalogue explores the creative exchange between Neo Impressionist painters and Symbolist writers and composers in the late 1880s and early 1890s Symbolism, with its emphasis on subjectivity, dream worlds, and spirituality, has often been considered at odds with Neo Impressionism s approach to portraying color and light This book repositions the relationship between these movements and looks at how Neo Impressionist artists such as Maximilien Luce, Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, and Henry van de Velde created evocative landscape and figural scenes by depicting emptiness, contemplative moods, Arcadia, and other themes Beautifully illustrated with 130 color images, this book reveals the vibrancy and depth of the Neo Impressionist movement in Paris and Brussels in the late 19th century.

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    1. Fascinating tale of the cross-fertilization among French and Belgian painters, writers and composers the Neo-Impressionists, a group of artists gathered around Seurat, Signac and the elder Pissarro, developed pointillism during the last two decades of the 19th century viewing nature with vivid colors and an aura of tranquillity sumptuous color plates

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