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Seurat's Circus Sideshow

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ISBN-10: 1588396150

ISBN-13: 9781588396150

Edition: 2017

Authors: Richard Thomson, Susan Alyson Stein, Charlotte Hale, Silvia Centeno

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The mystery, color, and magic of the circus was a subject of fascination for European artists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The French Post-Impressionist painter Georges-Pierre Seurat (1859-1891) explored this theme in a number of drawings and sketches, as well as in his 1888 Pointillist masterwork, Circus Sideshow. Drawing connections to Parisian street life, to the works of other artists, and to the broader complexities of modern life, this lively book establishes Circus Sideshow as a pioneering work in the genre of circus-themed art. Lush reproductions of the work are buttressed by images of Seurat's preparatory drawings and ephemera from circuses and street performances of…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 2/14/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 0.91" wide x 1.00" long x 0.06" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English