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Ways of pointillism : Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh / edited by Heinz Widauer ; with a preface by Klaus Albrecht Schröder and Lisette Pelsers, and essays by Michael Baumgartner [and 5 others] ; translations from German: Brigitte Willinger, Gerard A. Goodrow ; translations from French: David Radzinowicz.

  • Vienna : Albertina ; Munich : Hirmer Verlag, [2016].
  • ©2016
287 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Ausstellung der Albertina ; 524th. [More in this series]
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With their pioneering method using dots, the artists of Pointillism no longer directed their gaze only towards the imitation of reality. In their paintings between 1886 and 1930 their dots, colour and light assumed an independent existence to create masterpieces of unprecedented brightness and colour diversity. 0The works by the inventors of this technique, Georges Seurat and Paul Signac, marked the beginning of this exuberant outburst of colour. Works by Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Carlo Carrá, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Piet Mondrian and Paul Klee demonstrate how artists made a study of Pointillism during the 20th century. Vincent van Gogh contributed to the way that modernist painters abandoned Pointillism. More than 100 selected works, including paintings, watercolours and drawings, illuminate the dawn of a new era which this art movement was responsible for bringing about: the beginning of modern painting.
On the occasion of the exhibition held at Albertina, Vienna, September 16, 2016 - January 8, 2017.
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  • 9783777427393 ((English edition : Albertina : hardback))
  • 377742739X ((English edition : Albertina : hardback))
  • 9783777426341 ((English edition : Hirmer : hardback))
  • 3777426342 ((English edition : Hirmer : hardback))
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