Aurier, Symbolism And The Visual Arts

November 1, 1999|
Aurier, Symbolism And The Visual Arts by Juliet Simpson
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This is the first fully comprehensive study on the 19th-century poet and art critic, Albert Aurier (1865-1892), in the context of his age. Focusing on Aurier's pivotal role in the development of French Symbolist art and aesthetics, the book explores his contribution to contemporary and subsequent perceptions of Symbolism in art during a period which saw the rise of art criticism as a genre in its own right. Taking Aurier's writings on lesser-known artists such as Henry de Groux, Eugène Carrière and Jean-Jacques Henner, as well as those on Impressionism, and Van Gogh and Gauguin, the study shows how Aurier laid the foundation for the interpretation of Modernist art.
The Author: Juliet Simpson was born in 1963. She was educated at the Universities of St Andrews and Oxford (Trinity College), where she gained her doctorate in the History of Art. She is Reader in Art History at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College and has published articles and essays on 19th-century French art, theory and cri...
Title:Aurier, Symbolism And The Visual ArtsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:8.66 X 5.51 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.66 X 5.51 X 0.68 inPublished:November 1, 1999Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3906762890

ISBN - 13:9783906762890

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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