Neo-impressionism And The Dream Of Realities: Painting, Poetry, Music

byCornelia HomburgContribution byPaul Smith, Laura Laura Corey

Hardcover | November 11, 2014

Neo-impressionism And The Dream Of Realities: Painting, Poetry, Music by Cornelia Homburg
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A beautifully illustrated investigation of Neo-Impressionism in late 19th-century Paris and Brussels

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 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.
Title:Neo-impressionism And The Dream Of Realities: Painting, Poetry, MusicFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:208 pages, 11 X 9.5 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 11 X 9.5 X 0.98 inPublished:November 11, 2014Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300190832

ISBN - 13:9780300190830

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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