Les Mondes d'Orsay

Les Mondes d'Orsay


The art of the 19th and early 20th centuries is not only about the conquest of new aesthetic fields. It is inseparable from its time, so rich in political, social and scientific metamorphoses, its progress, as well as its darker sides. From the birth of photojournalism to the polar bear ...
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Dimensions :
16,6 x 22,6 x 1,6 cm
Artists :
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904), Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946)
Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Art movements :
20th century, 19th century
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Paul Gauguin is one of the major French artists of the 19th century and one of the most important precursors of modern art. His career was amazing, he explored the most diverse arts: painting, drawing, engraving, sculpture and ceramics. Gauguin builds his art on the repetition of recurring themes and patterns.