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Radical Light:

Italy’s Divisionist Painters 1891 – 1910

Exhibition Catalogue (1)

The National Gallery

18 June – 7 September 2008




The sponsors and directors’ forewords provide the only introduction to this catalogue and therefore the topic: 1,701 more words

Art History

The Bridge at Courbevoie

my first visual analysis


Artist: Georges Seurat

Year: 1886 – 7

Location: The Courtauld Gallery London

Size: 18.3” by 21.8”

Medium: … 1,034 more words

Art History

My Art Review : Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte (1884-86) by Georges Seurat

      In the 1880s, the Ile de la Grand Jatte, a small island northwest of Paris, had become a popular playground for the working-class parisians.  Sundays had been sanctioned by the Third Republic for workers to spend time with their families and to “avoid pubs and protest rallies and ensure order and stability through their upright behaviour”.   592 more words

France (English Version)

The Art of Cultural Interpretation: A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande-Jatte, 1884-86, Georges Seurat

Art is the visual embodiment of society. All art offers insight into life whether through a wide-open door or just a peek through the keyhole. This particular painting delivers a landscape of information. 108 more words


Art Museum Adventures

Last Thursday I decided to pull a Ferris Bueller.

Okay, okay. Maybe not quite. However, we did have a half day at work (why on a Thursday, I still don’t know, but who am I to pass it up?), so my friend and I decided to hit up the… 322 more words

Something About Mary

Sunday in the Park

Sunday I went to the park and juggled to get pictures.  First because juggling is fun and second because I’m expanding my teaching and want pictures for my new website. 50 more words

About Town