Sunday, April 21, 2013

Paul Cezanne - Origins of Modern Art

Paul Cezanne (1839–1906) was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cezanne can be said to form the bridge between late 19th-century Impressionism and the early 20th century's new line of artistic enquiry, Cubism. Both Matisse and Picasso are said to have remarked that Cezanne "is the father of us all." (from

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The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution
The Great Artists: The Post-Impressionists

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