Bonnard to Vuillard, The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life : The Nabi Collection of Vicki and Roger Sant - the exhibition catalogue from The Phillips Collection available to buy at Museum Bookstore

Bonnard to Vuillard, The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life : The Nabi Collection of Vicki and Roger Sant

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A vibrant illustrated book showcases rarely seen paintings, prints, and decorative arts by the artists associated with the Nabis

Inspired by Paul Gauguin in the last decade of the nineteenth century, the Nabis saw themselves as prophets of a new art. This vibrant illustrated book showcases rarely seen paintings, prints, and decorative arts by the visionary artists associated with the Nabis: Pierre Bonnard, Maurice Denis, Henri Evenepoel, Aristide Maillol, Paul Ranson, Ker-Xavier Roussel, Felix Vallotton, Edouard Vuillard, and others. Essays by leading scholars of European modernism explore the relationship between Nabi art and intimacy, the influence of Symbolist poetry and literature, and printmaking techniques.

Delving into their artistic philosophies, collaborations, and creative methods, the book offers rich insights into how the Nabis worked across artistic disciplines and media to break down the artificial barriers between the fine and applied arts. This important volume significantly enriches the understanding of the Nabis lasting contribution to the history of modern art

Details
  • Author:Elsa Smithgall is senior curator, The Phillips Collection
  • Hardcover: 256 pages | 175  illustrations
  • Date published: October 2019
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0847866816
  • Product Dimensions: 30.0 x 25.1cm

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