Highlights include a Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
color lithograph Divan Japonais ($10,000/20,000), an Emile Galle Wood Marquetry Vitrine ($6,000/8,000) and a Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass and Bronze Pomegranate Lamp ($8,000/12,000).
For Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
, one of the greatest masters of the technique, lithography was of equal importance to painting in his oeuvre.
STYLISH biopic exploring the life and love affairs of famed painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
O'Sullivan acknowledges a particular debt to Edgar Degas and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
We begin with At the Moulin Rouge: The Dance (1890) by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Deserving of ongoing recommendation for any elementary-level library strong in art book holdings is Toulouse-Lautrec: The Moulin Rouge And The City Of Light, a survey of artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
, who fell in love with art at an early age and was inspired to recreate Paris' atmosphere in his works.
For calculatedly unconventional figures such as Charles Baudelaire, Paul Verlaine, Arthur Rimbaud, Alfred Jarry, Oscar Wilde, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
, absinthe was a symbol as well as an intoxicant.
The history of art is full of stories about artists who had to overcome obstacles, make adjustments to studio facilities, or adapt techniques to facilitate their work: Margaret Bourke-White, Dale Chihuly, Francisco de Goya, Elizabeth Layton, Claude Monet, Faith Ringgold, Frida Kahlo, Robert Rauschenberg, Chuck Close, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Henri Matisse, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michael Graves, to name a few.
But one of his chief inheritors, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
, used much of the same linear vocabulary to create a graphic style in advertising that still carries impact today.
On the second floor of the exhibit, you escape the sometimes- ponderous world of painting in favor of lighter, more ephemeral fare, from a single collector's set of large Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
posters - you've probably seen most of these images, but they're a good deal more impressive at full kiosk size - to drawings, prints and photographs.
John Leguizamo, who plays the artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
and sings the Nat King Cole classic ``Nature Boy'' - sung by David Bowie on the soundtrack - doing a version of Stephen Sondheim's ``Send in the Clowns.