A term coined by French art critic Fénéon in 1886, applied to an avant-garde art movement that flourished principally in France from 1886 to 1906. Led by the example of Georges Seurat, the Neo-Impressionists renounced the spontaneity of Impressionism in favor of a measured painting technique grounded in science and the study of optics. Neo-Impressionists came to believe that separate touches of pigment result in a greater vibrancy of color than is achieved by the conventional mixing of pigments on the palette.
The Anarchist and His Friends: Félix Fénéon through the Artists He ChampionedWithout Fénéon, we might not know artists like Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, and Henri Matisse as we do today.Apr 15, 2020
A Curator’s Guide to Félix Fénéon Exhibition HighlightsTake a close look at 11 key works from the exhibition, with curator Starr Figura as your guide.Apr 15, 2020