Universally celebrated for the intricacy of his pointillist canvases, Georges Seurat (1859-1891) was a painter whose stunning union of art and science produced uniquely compelling results. Seurat's intricate paintings could take years to complete, with the magnificent results impressing the viewer with both their scientific complexity and visual impact. His "Un Dimanche Apres-Midi a l'ile de la Grande Jatte "(Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Grand Jatte) has held its place among the most treasured and distinguished pieces of 20th-century art. Klaus H. Carl offers readers an intriguing glimpse into the detailed scientific technique behind Seurat's pointillist masterpieces.
About the Author
Klaus H. Carl is the author of numerous works on the history of great cities, and is also a well-known photographer of flora and fauna. A teacher by profession, he is currently devot- ing himself to a monumental History of Art.
Series: Mega Square
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 21st October 2013
Dimensions (cm): 16.2 x 14.5 x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.585