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BONNARD & LIBERATED FROM GRAVITY: ENDLESS SUMMER

The intense freshness of “the first moving instant vision” provoked by an object. But actually to copy that object increased the distance from that vision. There is always the danger,Pierre Bonnard felt, of the artist’s becoming caught by the incidentals … Continue reading

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BONNARD: INTIMATE ESCAPE Into Charged Psychological Moments

Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) was not a revolutionary artist but he synthesized several different styles to create works of striking painterliness and memorably glorious color.┬áHe borrowed a lightness from the Impressionists, a bold palette from the Post-Impressionists and Fauves, a compressed … Continue reading

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