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A Sourcebook of Gauguins Symbolist Followers: Les Nabis, Pont-Aven, Rose + Croix Russell Clement

A Sourcebook of Gauguins Symbolist Followers: Les Nabis, Pont-Aven, Rose + Croix

Russell Clement

Published June 1st 2004
ISBN : 9780313085109
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964 pages
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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) played a seminal role in Post-Impressionist France. In his writings and work, he favored emotional responses to nature over intellectual uses of lines, color, and composition. In 1888 he and Emile Bernard developed a newMorePaul Gauguin (1848-1903) played a seminal role in Post-Impressionist France. In his writings and work, he favored emotional responses to nature over intellectual uses of lines, color, and composition. In 1888 he and Emile Bernard developed a new style called Synthetism. Three groups of Gauguins symbolist followersOCoPont Aven, Les Nabis, and Rose + Croix pursued and extended the Synthetist vision. This sourcebook focuses on the most prominent adherents of the three schools directly affected by Gauguins symbolism.This is the first comprehensive, single-volume guide and bibliography of artists in these three important French avant-garde movements. This work covers the entire careers of 16 artists by providing biographical sketches, chronologies, citations to primary and secondary literature and exhibitions.