Georges Seurat

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Georges Seurat

French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)

References in periodicals archive ?
At age 21, Signac became, along with Georges Seurat and others, cofounder of the Societe des Artistes Independants, a group intended to provide opportunities for exhibiting avant-garde works away from the rigid cultural politics of the Paris Salon.
Some of the elder statesmen -- and women -- of Lebanese art are sharing wall space here with upstarts and unknowns, interspersed with Sunday painters and a few unfortunate retreads of Jackson Pollock (too obvious), Georges Seurat (too saccharine) and Salvador Dali (seriously?
From Georges Seurat I borrowed the strand of hair, the chignon, the shawl, the basket, the stones on the lane, the light of the grooves, his way of merging all of this into an almost formless mass; from Clemence, from the memory of Clemence, I borrowed her silence, her absence, the quality of her presence, which was precisely to be a silent absence; I trusted that my clumsiness would not betray my emotion.
Be captivated by Van Gogh's Starry night 1888 and Bedroom at Arles 1889, Gauguin's Tahitian women 1891, Cezanne's beloved Mount Saint-Victoire c 1890, and many other celebrated artworks by artists such as Georges Seurat, Pierre Bonnard, Claude Monet, Maurice Denis, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec and [E']douard Vuillard.
In their efforts to unify quantum theory and gravity, theoretical physicists have likened spacetime to a Georges Seurat painting, composed of tiny dots or lumps that meld to form a seemingly smooth picture.
One such "essay" is a purely visual piece consisting of paintings created by noted British painter Bridget Riley who incorporated many of her own works, in addition to work by Georges Seurat.
If we think of Sugimoto as merely representing the seascape, then he just photographs places like those painted by late-nineteenth-century artists such as Eugene Boudin, Edouard Manet, and Georges Seurat.
The picture, which shows the former model staring straight into the camera while covering her groin area with her hands is, we are assured, a work of art which references the output of French painter Georges Seurat.
The four are Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Georges Seurat (1851-1891) and Claude-Emile Schuffenecker (1851-1934).
It features works by artists such as Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh, and Georges Seurat, who exploited the new subjects and materials of drawing and used traditional subjects and media in innovative ways.
Sunday,'' Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize winner about the loves and artistic passions of French painter Georges Seurat, has bested companies with far greater technical capabilities than Reprise
I recommend you see some of my favorite works--The Bedroom by Vincent Van Gogh; Sharecropper by Elizabeth Catlett; the Kuba Mukenga Mask, Kuba People, Zaire, Africa; Herring Net by Winslow Homer; Candy Spill by Felix Gonzalez-Torres; and of course A Sunday on La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat.
Georges Seurat, Childe Hassam, and George Bellows painted avenues, parks, and stadiums jammed with strolling and cheering city dwellers, but on a Hopper canvas empty row houses and shuttered storefronts stare back at us, blank-eyed and desolate.
It features a large painting by Georges Seurat (soo-RAH).
The exhibition begins with works by Georges Seurat, the movement's founder, and rounds off with works by artists who were influenced by the movement, such as Matisse, Derain, Kandinsky and Maurice de Vlaminck.