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Canada and Impressionism: New Horizons

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Canada and Impressionism: New Horizons

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- Approximately 125 masterworks by some 35 artists situate Canadian art within the global phenomenon of Impressionism- A detailed chronology explores the multifaceted ways in which Canadians contributed to the evolution of ImpressionismFollow these Canadian artists as they travel abroad and return home again, over a series of journeys taking place during the last decades of the nineteenth century to the turn of the twentieth. Approximately 130 masterworks by some 35 artists situate Canadian art within the global phenomenon of Impressionism and present a fresh perspective on its reception in the arts of Canada. Adopting a thematic approach, comprehensive essays demonstrate the commitment of these pioneering artists to an innovative interpretation of foreign and familiar surroundings, imbued with an Impressionist vocabulary. A detailed chronology explores the multifaceted ways in which Canadians contributed to the evolution of Impressionism and to the advent of modernity in their homeland. This book accompanies exhibitions at the Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich (DE), July - November 2019; Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne (CH), January - May 2020; Mus e Fabre, Montpellier (FR), June - September 2020; and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (CA), November 2020 - April 2021.

ISBN: 9783897905474

ISBN-10: 9783897905474

Publisher: Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GmbH

Publication Date: 09/30/2019 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/30/2019 - 12:00am

Pages: 296

Language: English

Categories

Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Group Shows

Canadian

History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)