Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh

Until 8 January 2017

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When Georges Seurat died unexpectedly in 1891 at the age of 31, his older colleague Camille Pissarro already had an inkling that Seurat’s invention was to have consequences for painting that would be highly significant later on. And indeed, with just a few pictures, Seurat had founded a style that would play a pioneering role in Modern Art: Pointillism.
This fascinating art movement is now the focus of a high-calibre exhibition at the ALBERTINA Museum, a presentation that completes the story of Modern Art with the significant chapter of Pointillism as its midwife: 100 selected masterpieces by the main representatives of this style, Seurat and Signac, as well as impressive paintings, watercolors, and drawings by modernist masters who were fascinated by this pointed technique—figures such as Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso—illustrate Pointillism’s breath-taking radiance and seminal impact.

The exhibition is a cooperation with the Kröller-Müller Museum.

Image Gallery – 3 Images
See the video that focuses on competition and color in Pointillism.
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Video: Ways of Pointillism. Composition and Color
Exhibition view, Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh. Ways of pointillism | Photo © 2016, Christian Wachter
Exhibition view, Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh. Ways of pointillism | Photo © 2016, Christian Wachter
Exhibition view, Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh. Ways of pointillism | Photo © 2016, Christian Wachter
Exhibition view, Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh. Ways of pointillism | Photo © 2016, Christian Wachter
This video focuses on Vincent Van Goghs work "The Sower".
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Video: Vincent van Gogh. The Sower
Exhibition view, Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh. Ways of pointillism | Photo © 2016, Christian Wachter
Exhibition view, Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh. Ways of pointillism | Photo © 2016, Christian Wachter
Discover the exhibition Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh. Ways of Pointillsm by watching this video.
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Video: Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh. Ways of Pointillism

 

  • Presented by Bank Austria
  • Sponsoren CHSH Rechtsanwälte GmbH
  •  RZB
  •  Raiffeisen Bank International
  • Partners BMW
  • Media Partners ORF
  •  Kurier

Publication

Ways of Pointillism | Exhibiton catalogue

Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh. Ways of Pointillism

Pointillism is now the focus of a high-calibre exhibition at the Albertina. A presentation that completes the story of Modern Art with the significant chapter of Pointillism as its midwife: 100 selected masterpieces by the main representatives of this style, Seurat and Signac, as well as impressive paintings, watercolors, and drawings by modernist masters who were fascinated by this pointed technique—figures such as Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso—illustrate Pointillism’s breath-taking radiance and seminal impact.

Available in German.

Hrsg. von Heinz Widauer
2016
288 Seiten
28,5 x 23,5 cm | Hardcover
German EUR 15,00

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