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  1. 1. Georges SeuratPointillism <br />By Brandon St. Lucia<br />&<br />Liz Magallanes<br />
  2. 2. Georges Seurat<br />Biography<br />Born on December 2, 1859 in Paris, France<br />Spent his life studying color theories and different liner structures<br />Seurat didn’t mix his colors yet he still painted with tones that brought his paintings to life<br />Developed style known as pointillism<br />
  3. 3. Self Portrait<br />Seurat started his career as an impressionist artist. As he grew as an artist he found impressionism to be boring and dull. He moved away from the apparent naturalness of impressionism and developed a structure, for more epic art to depict modern and urban life. He is considered one of the most important post-impressionist painters. <br />
  4. 4. What is Pointillism?<br />Pointillism a style of the late 19th century based upon some Impressionist techniques and the application of scientific theories of the process of vision; begun by Seurat, who gave it the name Divisionism, it consists of using dots of unmixed color side by side so that the viewer’s eye may mix them into the appropriate intermediate color. Also called Neo-Impressionism. — Pointillist,n. — Pointillistic,adj.<br />The concept of pointillism is to create a solid space by using dots of two or more colors in an area. The colors mix from a distance, creating a new color.<br />
  5. 5. Understanding Pointillism<br /><ul><li>The Color Wheel of Pointillism
  6. 6. Created through Optical Blending
  7. 7. Placement of dots is necessary to create new hues
  8. 8. Makes paintings look textured, but really it is</li></ul> hundreds of tiny dots<br />
  9. 9. Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte 1886<br />Painted: 1886<br />This is the most famous piece of art recognized as Pointillism. <br />Current Location: Art Institute Of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA<br />
  10. 10. Seine Grande Jatte<br />Date: 1888Medium: oil on canvasDimensions: 26 x 32 inches Location: Royal Museums <br />of Fine Arts of Belgium, <br />Brussels<br />
  11. 11. La Tour Eiffel<br /><ul><li> Date: 1889
  12. 12. Medium: Oil on canvas
  13. 13. Current location: Fine Arts Museum, </li></ul> San Francisco<br />
  14. 14. Boats, Low Tide<br /><ul><li> Date: 1885
  15. 15. Medium: oil on canvas</li></li></ul><li>Seurat’s Passion<br />Seurat’s debut of A Sunday Afternoon on La Grande Jatte was said to be scandalous and a mockery of Impressionism. <br />Seurat was only 26 when his painting immediately changed the course of impressionism. <br />The new name for this style was called Neo impressionism<br />His first painting of A Sunday Afternoon on La Grande Jatte became the first to enter a public collection<br />It is an icon and is one of the art worlds most recognizable images<br />
  16. 16. Resources<br />http://www2.si.umich.edu/chico/Emerson/seurat.html (slide 2)<br />http://wortleyvillage.net/postimp/G_Seurat/indexB.html (slide 3)<br />http://www.nationalga;;ery.org .uk/artists/georges-seurat(slide 3)<br />http://www.thefreedictionary.com/pointillism (slide 4)<br />http://www.childs.mccsc.edu/art99/art2p6.htm (slide 4)<br />http://www.learntoart.com/index.php/archives/colour-theory/dot-painting-pointillism-in-colour/ (slide 5)<br />http://artisword.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/georges-seurat-sunday-afternoon-on-the-island-of-la-grande-jatte.jpg (slide 6)<br />http://www.georgesseurat.org/Sunday-Afternoon-on-the-Island-of-la-Grande-Jatte--1886.html (slide 6)<br />http://www.artcyclopedia.com/masterscans/l107.html (slide 7)<br />http://s922.photobucket.com/albums/ad61/abpersone/Famous%20Pieces%20of%20Art/?action=view&current=seurat2-1.jpg&newest=1 (slide 7)<br />
  17. 17. Resources Cont’d<br />http://www.allpaintings.org/v/Post-Impressionism/Georges-Pierre+Seurat/Georges+Seurat+-+La+Tour+Eiffel.jpg.html (slide 8)<br />http://www.encore-editions.com/georges-seurat-french-master-painting-boats-low-tide-grandcamp-1885 (slide 9)<br />http://www.artic.edu/aic/exhibitions/seurat/seurat_themes.html (slide 10)<br />

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