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Grand Palais (Paris, France)

Works: 1,555 works in 2,426 publications in 3 languages and 15,175 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Catalogs 
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Origins of impressionism by Gary Tinterow( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handsome publication, which accompanies a major exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a lively and engaging account of the artistic scene in Paris in the 1860s, the years that witnessed the beginnings of Impressionism. For the first time the interactions and relationships among the group of painters who became known as the Impressionists are examined without the overworn art historical polarities commonly evoked: academic versus avant-garde, classicist versus romantic, realist versus impressionist. A host of strong personalities contributed to this history, and their style evolved into a new way of looking at the world. These artists wanted above all to give an impression of truth and to have an impact on or even to shock the public. And they wanted to measure up to or surpass their elders. This complex and rich environment is presented here - the grand old men and the young turks encounter each other, the Salon pontificates, and the new generation moves fitfully ahead, benignly but always with determination. Origins of Impressionism gives a day-by-day, year-by-year study of the genesis of an epoch-making style. Bibliographies and provenances are provided for each of the almost two hundred works in the exhibition, and there is an illustrated chronology. With more than two hundred superb colorplates, this informative survey is an essential work for both the general reader and the scholar
Signac, 1863-1935 by Paul Signac( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and French and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, the catalogue of the first retrospective of the work of the French Neoimpressionist artist Paul Signac to be held in nearly forty years, accompanies the 2001 exhibition organised by the Reunion des Musees Nationaux/Musee d'Orsay, Paris, the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. This long overdue tribute to Signac's power of expression and artistic influence features some two hundred paintings, drawings, watercolours, and prints from public and private collections worldwide. Fully illustrated in colour and discussed in individual entries, these works offer an unprecedented overview of Signac's fifty-year career. Signac's artistic development began with the luminous plein air paintings he made in the early 1880s which reveal the lessons he absorbed from Monet, Guillaumin, and other leading Impressionists. From 1884 until 1891 Signac's close association with Georges Seurat encouraged his explorations of colour harmony, contrasts, and Neoimpressionist technique. In the scintillating works of his maturity the rigours of Pointillism gave way to richly patterned, decorative colour surfaces. In a series of essays the exhibition's curators disc
The Steins collect : Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian avant-garde by San Francisco Museum of Modern Art( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As American expatriates living in Paris, the writer Gertrude Stein, her brothers Leo and Michael, and Michael's wife Sarah were absolutely pivotal in shaping the city's vibrant cultural life in the early 20th century. They hosted Saturday evening salons at which the brightest artists, writers, musicians, and collectors convened to discuss the latest developments. They aggressively promoted and collected emerging painters and sculptors, particularly their close friends Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso. And along the way they developed unparalleled holdings in modernist work by such figures as Paul Cézanne, Juan Gris, Francis Picabia, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Lavishly produced and featuring more than 600 images, The Steins Collect is the first comprehensive exploration of the Steins' extraordinary collections and their enduring cultural influence. The book explores the Steins' impact on art-making and collecting practices in Europe and the United States; the intense sibling rivalries that developed around key artists and ideas; the roots of Leo's aesthetic theories in the thought of William James and Bernard Berenson; Sarah and Michael's role in founding the Académie Matisse; Gertrude's complex relationship with Picasso and their artistic influence on each other; Le Corbusier's radical villa design for the family; and much more. The Steins Collect not only reveals the artistic prescience of this innovative family and their important patronage, but also traces how they created a new international standard of taste for modern art."--Publisher description
A new world : masterpieces of American painting, 1760-1910 by Theodore E Stebbins( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book contains reproductions of masterpieces of American art from 1760-1910. It also includes over 100 biographies of American artists and several essays
Cézanne to Van Gogh : the collection of Doctor Gachet by Anne Distel( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cžanne to Van Gogh is published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, during the summer of 1999. For the first time, the collection amassed by Gachet, originally unveiled in 1954, is being exhibited outside of France, and in this catalog it is published in its entirety. The collection contains paintings, drawings, prints, copies, and such souvenirs as the palettes of Cžanne and van Gogh, as well as the actual still-life objects seen in many of their paintings. This volume includes informative essays by both French and American curators as well as a wealth of new information, including the detailed results of new technical studies using macrophotography and x-radiography. A 328-page hardcover overflowing with 500 illustrations, 117 in color, Cžanne to Van Gogh is both the fascinating story of a unique collection and a major contribution to the study of postimpressionist art in late-19th-century France
Irving Penn : centennial by Irving Penn( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Celebrating the centennial of Irving Penn's birth, this volume spans the entirety of his groundbreaking career. The introduction situates his work in the context of the various artistic, social, and political environments and events that affected the content of his photographs. The essays acquaint readers with Penn's primary subjects and campaigns, including early documentary scenes and imagery; portraits; fashion; female nudes; people of Peru, Dahomey (Benin), New Guinea, and Morocco; still lifes; and more"--Provided by publisher
Interpreting Matisse Picasso by Elizabeth Cowling( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated work provides an account of the evolving personal relationship between Matisse and Picasso, and in doing so it challenges the notion of intense rivalry between the two artists. It also acts as a comparative account of the the pair's work, citing their similarities and differences
Henri Matisse : Exposition du centenaire, Grand Palais, avril-septembre 1970 by Henri Matisse( Book )

10 editions published in 1970 in French and English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Laurens, exposition de la donation aux musées nationaux, Grand Palais, Paris, mai-août 1967 by Henri Laurens( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in French and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marc Chagall : Grand Palais, décembre 1969-mars 1970 by Marc Chagall( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in French and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Art russe des Scythes à nos jours. Trésors des musées soviétiques by Vadime Elisseeff( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in French and English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoléon. Grand palais, juin-décembre 1969 by Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (France)( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in French and English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arts Mayas du Guatemala, Grand Palais, Paris, juin-septembre 1968 by Henri Lehmann( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Ecole de Fontainebleau : [Grand Palais, 17 octobre 1972-15 janvier 1973] by Réunion des musées nationaux (France)( Book )

16 editions published in 1972 in French and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hélion; cent tableaux, 1928-1970 by Jean Hélion( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in French and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Fastes du gothique : le siècle de Charles V : Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, 9 octobre 1981-1er février 1982 by France) Grand Palais (Paris( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in French and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucian Freud on John Constable by Lucian Freud( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'All Constable's work is erotic in the true sense' says Lucian Freud in a conversation with William Feaver about what Constable's work means to him. This conversation took place while Freud was selecting work for the Constable exhibition shown at the Grand Palais, Paris, from October 2002-January 2003. Due to the huge success of the exhibition, the catalogue (in which Freud's conversation was published in French only) sold out during the run of the exhibition, and is now no onger in print. This conversation has never before been published in English, and the British Council is now making it available in its entirity, in English, in a beautifully designed hard-back book. Sixty-one full-colour illustrations of work by Constable and Freud accompany the conversation. Lucian Freud has made a new etching 'Elm Tree after Constable' specially for this book, which is featured in detail on the cover, and in full inside the book"--Press release by British Council ([1] leaf ; 30 cm.), loosely inserted
Matisse, Cézanne, Picasso-- : l'aventure des Stein by Grand Palais (Paris)( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

André Beaudin; œuvres, 1921-1970 by André Beaudin( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hommage à Pablo Picasso. Peintures, Grand palais, dessins, sculptures, céramiques, Petit palais by Pablo Picasso( Book )

14 editions published in 1966 in French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Origins of impressionism
Signac, 1863-1935The Steins collect : Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian avant-gardeCézanne to Van Gogh : the collection of Doctor GachetInterpreting Matisse Picasso
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controlled identityGaleries nationales du Grand Palais (France)

Galeries Nationales d'Exposition du Grand Palais

Galeries nationales d'exposition (Paris)

Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (Francia)

Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (Paris)

Gran Palacio de París

Grand Palais

Grand Palais des Beaux Arts

Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées

Grand Palais des Champs Elysées (Paris)

Grand Palais in Paris

Grand Palais (Paris)

Granda Palaco

Magnum Palatium

Palais des Champs-Elysées

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