like van Gogh paint using the main ideas of impressionism, but reject the bounds of it.
Since the turn of the 20th Century, under the stewardship of Wally Findlay, the focus has been on Impressionists, Post-Impressionists
, School of Rouen painters, School of Paris painters including Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Gustave Loiseau, Jean Dufy, Marc Chagall, and the Findlay School of painters including Le Pho, Andre Hambourg, Vu Cao Dam, Nicola Simbari, Constantin Kluge, and Gaston Sebire.
"The breadth of what our visitors can see is enormous and the display spans over 100 years; from early 20th century French post-impressionists
to American post-war video artists there is something for everyone to enjoy for free."
The "extraordinary" art collection at our National Museum and Gallery also wins praise, with Gallery Sixteen deemed the "best of all" with its "fabulous collection of Impressionists and Post-Impressionists
Gallerists like Durand-Ruel and Bernheim-Jeune held exhibitions that sealed the reputation of the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists
as the preeminent artists of their time.
Young coal-mining heir Duncan Phillips hated much of what he saw, denouncing it as "stupefying and vulgar" and decrying the "Post-Impressionists
and Cubists, the Futurists ...
Together they were influenced by Cezanne, Renoir and other Impressionists and Post-Impressionists
whom they met in Paris from 1910-11.
It provides a range of works and styles by this nature artist, offering powerful works that have among their influences the art of Impressionists, Post-Impressionists
, and abstract artists as well.
VAN GOGH AND THE POST-IMPRESSIONISTS
FOR KIDS: Their Lives and Ideas, 21 Activities (2011;$17.95), by Carol Sabbeth.
Xanthe Brooke, who curated the show with Charlotte Keenan and exhibition consultant David Bingham, said: "The works by the European Post-Impressionists
represent a momentous shift in the western art world, which served to encourage radical British artists like those of the Sandon Studios Society to champion their work and try and emulate it.
like van Gogh pushed its boundaries and experimented with the style.
The drawings range from pen and ink sketches to fully realized work from the Renaissance to the Post-impressionists
. Each work is shown in full page, in color with background information, including provenance, previous showings and bibliography.