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

Cornelia Homburg; With contributions by Paul Smith and Laura D. Corey, Simon Kelly, Noelle C. Paulson, and Christopher Riopelle

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-Impressioni...


2014   208 pp.  130 color illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300190830  $60.00

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Inventing Impressionism
Paul Durand-Ruel and the Modern Art Market
 



Benjamin-Constant
Marvels and Mirages of Orientalism
 



Monet's "Impression, Sunrise"
The Biography of a Painting
 



Faces of Impressionism
Portraits from the Musée d'Orsay
 



Working Among Flowers
Floral Still-Life Painting in Nineteenth-Century France
 



French Art Deco
 



From San Juan to Paris and Back
Francisco Oller and Caribbean Art in the Era of Impressionism
 



Matisse's Sculpture
The Pinup and the Primitive
 



Gustave Moreau
History Painting, Spirituality, and Symbolism
 



Monet and the Seine
Impressions of a River
 



Mind's Eye
Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne
 



The Bronze Horseman
Falconet's Monument to Peter the Great
 



The Neo-Impressionist Portrait, 1886–1904
 



The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
 



André Le Nôtre in Perspective
 



Paul Signac (1863–1935)
Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints
 



The Art of the Louvre's Tuileries Garden
 



Poussin's Sacrament of Ordination
History, Faith, and the Sacred Landscape
 



Delacroix and the Matter of Finish
 



Impressionist France
Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet
 

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