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Seurat and La Grande Jatte

Connecting the Dots

by Robert Burleigh

  • 220 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Harry N. Abrams .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Impressionism,
  • Individual artists,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Post-Impressionism,
  • Seurat, Georges,,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Sunday afternoon on the island of la Grande Jatte,
  • Art appreciation,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Art - History,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Art,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Art / History,
  • Sunday afternoon on the island,
  • General,
  • 1859-1891,
  • 1859-1891.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7998628M
    ISBN 100810948117
    ISBN 109780810948112
    OCLC/WorldCa52775123

      A Sunday on La Grande Jatte—, an extensive landscape peopled with over forty figures, took the artist almost two years to complete. This sumptuous book, created to accompany a major exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, provides a fascinating, in-depth examination of the gestation, execution, and influence of Seurat's masterpiece.   Much has been written about the parallels between A Sunday on La Grande Jatte— and Sunday in the Park with George in that both were tremendously innovative and ultimately influential works that weren’t widely embraced by their initial audiences. When La Grande Jatte debuted, it was largely ignored by critics, and many found it worthy of ridicule.

    Painted in , La Grande Jatte ushered in the age of the Neo-Impressionists and stands as one of the grand examples of pointillism. Seurat filled his large-scale work with numerous hidden messages and you can use this pocket-sized notebook to jot down your own big ideas, important appointments, phone numbers, and more. Includes 64 blank pages. Seurat was only 26 when he first showed A Sunday on La Grande Jatte— at the eighth annual and final Impressionist exhibition in In scale, technique, and composition it appeared as a scandalous eruption within Impressionism, a deliberate challenge to its first practitioners, such as Renoir and Monet.

    The Île de la Jatte or Île de la Grande Jatte is an island in the river Seine, located in the department of Hauts-de-Seine, and shared between the two communes of Neuilly-sur-Seine and is situated at the very gates of Paris, being 7 km distant (in a straight line) from the towers of Notre Dame and 3 km from the Place de l' island, which has about 4, inhabitants, is. This book for children and adults of all ages features the life of Georges Seurat, who, at the remarkably young age of 31, made his most famous painting, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte— (–86). Long a favorite work of visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago, it has resided in the museum since


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Seurat and La Grande Jatte by Robert Burleigh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Whole Foods Today's Deals. This book is a rather clunky view of Seurat's painting, "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte," the famous work on display in Chicago's Art Institute.

Although the book goes into great detail as to what is in the painting and how it was created, the format of the text is not reader-friendly, with /5. Like Action Jackson (), by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan, this picture book for older readers focuses on a single painting to introduce an artist's life and work--in this case, Georges Seurat's La Grande Jatte.

Burleigh begins with direct observations about the painting's size, pointillist style, and composition, dropping facts about Cited by: 2. This sumptuous book, created to accompany a major exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, provides a fascinating, in-depth examination of the gestation, execution, and influence of Seurat's masterpiece.

La Grande Jatte has been part of the Art Institute of Cited by: 6. The miracle of La Grande Jatte is its coincidence of critical distinction and popular celebration. High, low, mass, and popular cultures meet in mutual delight, continuing to revel in the mysteries of that Parisian Sundayfrom The Park in the Museum by Neil Harris Bedlam, scandal, and hilarity were among the epithets used to describe the effect of what is now considered Georges Seurat.

Artist Georges Seurat is best known for originating the Pointillist method of painting, using small dot-like strokes of color in works such as "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte."Born: Make a Masterpiece -- Seurat's A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (Dover Little Activity Books) by Georges Pierre Seurat | out of 5 stars 2.

“Bedlam,” “scandal,” and “hilarity” were among the epithets used to describe what is now considered Georges Seurat’s greatest work—A Sunday on La Grande Jatte——when it was first exhibited in Paris. Recognized for its unusual technique, simplified figure types, and enormous scale, the monumental work is a manifesto of the.

Seurat’s masterpiece, and one of the iconic images of modern art, is A Sunday on La Grand Jatte— (, Art Institute: Chicago).

La Grande Jatte is an island shaped like a kayak, pointed at both ends, bisected by a boulevard and floating in the Seine on the western edge of Paris. A Sunday on la Grande Jatte continues to fascinate art lovers over a century since Georges Seurat painted and first displayed it-so much so that it alone will form the basis of an entire exhibit at the world-famous Art Institute of Chicago.

Award-winning author Robert Burleigh uses this extraordinary painting to give young children a 5/5(7). Neo-Impressionism is a term coined by French art critic Félix Fénéon in to describe an art movement founded by Georges 's most renowned masterpiece, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, marked the beginning of this movement when it first made its appearance at an exhibition of the Société des Artistes Indépendants (Salon des Indépendants) in Paris.

This book is an analysis of Georges Seurat's famous painting, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, including where and when it was made, interesting details, and the techniques used to create a sense of stillness Printed in association with The Art Institute of Chicago Includes bibliographical references (p.

31) Accelerated Reader MG Sunday in the Park with George is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James was inspired by the French pointillist painter Georges Seurat's painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande plot revolves around George, a fictionalized version of Seurat, who immerses himself deeply in painting his masterpiece, and his great-grandson (also.

"The miracle of La Grande Jatte is its coincidence of critical distinction and popular celebration. High, low, mass, and popular cultures meet in mutual delight, continuing to revel in the mysteries of that Parisian Sunday."—from "The Park in the Museum" by Neil Harris "Bedlam," "scandal," and "hilarity" were among the epithets used to describe the effect of what is now co/5.

In he visited the island of La Grande Jatte(la grahnd zhot) which inspired many of his future works. The featured work on this page; Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, was a very large painting.

Before he started working on it he made more than sketches in preparation for painting it. "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" (longer title) was painted from toand is Georges Seurat's most famous work. It's an example of pointillist technique, and it's on a large canvas.

His large-scale work, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (–), altered the direction of modern art by initiating Neo-impressionism, and. Seurat and the Making of La Grande Jatte.

Seurat and the Making of “La Grande Jatte” provides an in-depth exploration of one of the world’s most renowned paintings, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte— by Georges Seurat. The catalogue accompanies the first comprehensive exhibition of La Grande Jatte and its many related drawings and oil paintings.

Seurat scholar Robert L. Herbert makes new discoveries about the painting’s. Get this from a library. Seurat and the making of La Grande Jatte.

[Robert L Herbert; Neil Harris; Georges Seurat; Art Institute of Chicago.] -- "Seurat and the Making of "La Grande Jatte" provides an in-depth exploration of one of the world's most renowned paintings, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte - by Georges Seurat. The catalogue. Painted inLa Grande Jatte ushered in the age of the Neo-Impressionists and stands as one of the grand examples of pointillism.

Seurat filled his large-scale work with numerous hidden messages and you can use this pocket-sized notebook to jot down your own big ideas, important appointments, phone numbers, and more.This sumptuous book, created to accompany a major exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, provides a fascinating, in-depth examination of the gestation, execution, and influence of Seurat's masterpiece.

La Grande Jatte has been part of the Art Institute of Chicago's collection since Free shipping on orders of $35+ from Target. Read reviews and buy Make a Masterpiece -- Seurat's Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (Dover Little Activity Books) by Georges Pierre Seurat at Target.

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