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Monet: World of Art

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Monet: World of Art
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  • ISBN: 9780500204474
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Claude Monet (1840 1926) is one of the most admired and famous painters of all time, and the architect of Impressionism: a revolution that gave birth to modern art. His technique painting out of doors, at the seashore or in the city streets was as radically new as his subject matter, the landscapes and middle-class pastimes of a newly industrialized Paris. Painting with an unprecedented immediacy and authenticity, Monet claimed that his work was something new: both natural and true.

In this new introductory study, James H. Rubin one of the world s foremost specialists in 19th-century French art traces the development of Monet s practice, from his early work as a caricaturist to the late paintings of waterlilies and his garden at Giverny. Rubin explores the cultural currents that helped to shape Monet s work: the utopian thought that gave rise to his politics; his interest in Japanese prints, gardening, and trends in the decorative arts; and his relationship with earlier French landscape painters as well as such contemporaries as Manet and Renoir.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Defying Traditions: From Caricaturist to Career 2. DefiningImpressionism: Aspects of Modernity 3. Interludes and Crises: Personal, Public andPictorial 4. The Picturesque as Turning Point: Travels, Sites and Series 5. Poetryin the Garden: The Decorative, the Water Lilies and Art Nouveau 6. Vision andSubjectivity: Seeing with the Body 7. Political Contexts: Nationalism and Utopia8. A Lasting Legacy: The Patriarch of Modern Art

Through these books, art becomes more accessible --David Hockney

The single most influential series of art books ever published --Apollo

Outstanding exceptionally authoritative and well illustrated --Sunday Times

For anyone seriously interested in the visual arts, it s hard to imagine life without Thames & Hudson s World of Art --The Times Educational Supplement

Has single-handedly done for arts publishing what Penguin achieved for fiction and literature --The Daily Telegraph

Autor RUBIN, James
An apariţie 2020
Editura Thames & Hudson
Nr pagini 224
Dimensiuni 15.2 x 21.3 cm
Format Paperback
Cuvinte cheie: james rubin