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Bonnard found early fame among the Nabis, the radical young disciples of Gauguin, and went on with Vuillard to create a new intimist art of psychologically charged interiors. But from 1900 he turned back toward Impressionism, and his art recreates moments of heightened subjectivity, color and space. This new account shows how these beautiful and lyrical pictures sometimes ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 1st 2016 by Thames & Hudson
(first published May 1998)
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Timothy Hyman's intelligent, nimble and generous account of Bonnard's work, life and chronology is as enjoyable as it is readable. What a writer, and what a critic! Hyman's poetic and sophisticated prose makes a perfect companion for Bonnard's elusive and mysterious paintings.