The Resource Beyond the easel : decorative paintings by Bonnard, Vuillard, Denis, and Roussel, 1890-1930, by Gloria Groom ; with an essay by Nicholas Watkins and contributions by Jennifer Paoletti and Thérèse Barruel

Beyond the easel : decorative paintings by Bonnard, Vuillard, Denis, and Roussel, 1890-1930, by Gloria Groom ; with an essay by Nicholas Watkins and contributions by Jennifer Paoletti and Thérèse Barruel

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Beyond the easel : decorative paintings by Bonnard, Vuillard, Denis, and Roussel, 1890-1930
Title
Beyond the easel
Title remainder
decorative paintings by Bonnard, Vuillard, Denis, and Roussel, 1890-1930
Statement of responsibility
by Gloria Groom ; with an essay by Nicholas Watkins and contributions by Jennifer Paoletti and Thérèse Barruel
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Language
eng
Summary
"The Contributions of Artists Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, Maurice Denis, and Ker Xavier Roussel to the French avant-garde of the 1890s, as members of the Nabis, are widely recognized. What is less known about these artists' careers is their extraordinary work in decorative painting - work on a large or unusual scale for private interiors. This illustrated book focuses on the many decorative works carried out by the four artists between 1890 and 1930. During these years, they moved beyond the narrow parameters of easel painting and applied their wholly untraditional aesthetic of decoration to a wide range of works for domestic interiors, from wall-size ensembles to folding screens. The cosmopolitan group of patrons who made this work possible ranged from the avant-garde circle of La Revue Blanche to prominent members of the French establishment. An examination of their role and tastes is another fascinating feature of this publication." "The book and accompanying exhibition reunite paintings that have long been dispersed, introducing contemporary viewers to a group of bold and evocative works, which had a wide-ranging, though little-recognized, influence on modern art. As the book's authors argue, the aesthetic embodied by these works indeed helped set the stage for the large, non-narrative paintings by artists as diverse as Rothko and Lichtenstein that came to dominate the avant-garde after World War II."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
759.4/074/7471
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK1449.A1
LC item number
G76 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Beyond the easel : decorative paintings by Bonnard, Vuillard, Denis, and Roussel, 1890-1930, by Gloria Groom ; with an essay by Nicholas Watkins and contributions by Jennifer Paoletti and Thérèse Barruel
Label
Beyond the easel : decorative paintings by Bonnard, Vuillard, Denis, and Roussel, 1890-1930, by Gloria Groom ; with an essay by Nicholas Watkins and contributions by Jennifer Paoletti and Thérèse Barruel
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Art Institute of Chicago, Feb. 25-May 16, 2001 and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 26-Sept. 9, 2001
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-282) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Genesis of a decorative aesthetic / Nicholas Watkins -- Part I: 1890-99 / Gloria Groom with a contribution by Thérèse Barruel. Coming of age: patrons and projects, 1890-99 -- Part II: 1900-30 / Gloria Groom. Into the mainstream: decorative painting, 1900-30 -- Artists' biographies / Jennifer Paoletti
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ocm45058996
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Dimensions
29 cm
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 289 pages
Isbn
9780300089257
Lccn
00043970
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)45058996

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