Wikipedia entry
Introduction
Georges Pierre Seurat (UK: SUR-ah, -⁠ə, US: suu-RAH, French: [ʒɔʁʒ pjɛʁ sœʁa]; 2 December 1859 – 29 March 1891) was a French post-Impressionist artist. He devised the painting techniques known as chromoluminarism and pointillism and used conté crayon for drawings on paper with a rough surface. Seurat's artistic personality combined qualities that are usually thought of as opposed and incompatible: on the one hand, his extreme and delicate sensibility, on the other, a passion for logical abstraction and an almost mathematical precision of mind. His large-scale work A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884–1886) altered the direction of modern art by initiating Neo-Impressionism, and is one of the icons of late 19th-century painting.
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Introduction
French Post-Impressionist painter credited with the invention of Neo-Impressionism. He attempted to apply aspects of color theory and the psychology of perception to his landscapes and genre scenes. His most famous painting is 'A Sunday on the Grand Jatte', which uses the technique of pointillism to depict light and shapes. French painter. Comment on works: Landscapes
Nationalities
French, Austrian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Manufacturer, Lithographer, Genre Artist, Painter
Names
Georges Seurat, Georges Pierre Seurat, Georges-Pierre Seurat, Zhorzh Sera, Hsiu-la, ז׳ורז׳ סרא, George Pierre Seurat, georges seurat, geo. seurat, geo seurat, g. seurat, Seurat, seurat geo.
Ulan
500008873
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Works

9 works online

Exhibitions

Publications

  • MoMA Highlights: 375 Works from The Museum of Modern Art Flexibound, 408 pages
  • MoMA Now: Highlights from The Museum of Modern Art—Ninetieth Anniversary Edition Hardcover, 424 pages
  • Georges Seurat: The Drawings Exhibition catalogue, Hardcover, 274 pages
  • Seurat to Matisse: Drawing in France Exhibition catalogue, Paperback, pages
  • Seurat: Paintings and Drawings Exhibition catalogue, Paperback, pages
  • Cézanne-Gauguin-Seurat-Van Gogh Exhibition catalogue, Clothbound, pages
  • Cézanne-Gauguin-Seurat-Van Gogh Exhibition catalogue, Paperback, pages
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