Painting the Modern Garden

Painting the Modern Garden Monet to Matisse

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Synopsis

The Impressionists were among the first to portray gardens directly from life, focusing on their colour and form rather than using them as a background for historical, religious and literary themes. This book explores the symbiotic relationship that developed during the latter part of the nineteenth century and the first part of the twentieth between artists and gardens, focusing on Monet and the creation of his garden at Giverny. Beautifully illustrated with masterpieces by Monet, his fellow Impressionists and such painters as Bonnard, Sargent, Klee, Kandinsky, Klimt, Matisse and Nolde, Painting the Modern Garden traces the effects of artistic movements and social and political influences on the garden in modern art.

Book information

ISBN: 9781910350034
Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts
Imprint: Royal Academy of Arts
Pub date:
DEWEY: 759.05
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 328
Weight: 2102g
Height: 285mm
Width: 305mm
Spine width: 30mm