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This presentation takes a brief look at Georges Seurat and Pointillism.

Kimberly Smith

on 4 July 2013

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Transcript of Pointillism

Pointillism What is it? Pointillism is a type of art that uses small dots of color to create an image. Georges Seurat
1859-1891 Monet - Waterlillies Seurat's early work Biography ~born in Paris, France (1859)
~studied at Ecole des Beaux-Arts
~Paris galleries would not accept his art.
~created Pointillism
~was interested in a new science, perception
~wanted to capture all the colors that made the images we see.
~died of an unknown illness at age 31 Impressionism Neo-impressionism Post Impressionism Seurat - Saturday Afternoon on the Island of Grande Jatte Van Gogh - Starry Night A Brief History 1870's 1880's Aman-Jean (1883) A Man Painting His Boat The Eiffel Tower The Seine at Grande Jatte Sailboat Circus Other Works -the study of how we see, hear, and feel the world around us 1890's
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