ISBN-10:
0300070020
ISBN-13:
9780300070026
Pub. Date:
07/21/1997
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Seurat and the Avant-garde

Seurat and the Avant-garde

by Paul Smith

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ISBN-13: 9780300070026
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 07/21/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author


Paul Smith is a lecturer in the art history department at the University of Bristol.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction 1(6)
I THE ESSENTIAL PARISIAN
7(56)
1 The Idea in the Line
11(12)
2 Colour, Science and Harmony
23(26)
3 The Moral Subject
49(14)
II THE AVANT-GARDE
63(42)
1 Seurat the 'Impressionist'
67(14)
2 Symbolism in 1886
81(16)
3 The Political Ideal
97(8)
III 'WAGNERIAN PAINTING'
105(52)
1 The Visionary Artist
111(12)
2 Music and the 'Better Life'
123(18)
3 Painting as Music
141(16)
Epilogue 157(8)
Appendices 165(3)
Notes 168(31)
Bibliography 199(8)
Index 207

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