|Rating||:||4.99 (773 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||220 Pages|
A comprehensive, balanced view of Caillebotte's work. A Customer Kirk Varnedoe gives us, in Gustave Caillebotte, not only a beautifully reproduced compendium of the artist's major works, but an unusually insightful commentary on his place in the Impressionist movement. Perhaps most importantly, he offers a vision of Caillebotte that allows us to see him. "it is 10 x 11"" according to Ted H. it is 10 x 11"it has 220 pages.it does have many color photos of his art workmany of the photos of the art work also appear in the book titled; Urban Impressionist. toronto said The original. This is the book that really brought Caillebotte back into the public consciousness (at least in the English speaking world). I would only quibble with the word "uneven" --Caillebotte was a singular, original painter. He seems to have sprung out of nowhere (Bonnat was his teacher, but Bonn
This superbly illustrated study by a New York University art professor does full justice, in text and pictures, to the "forgotten Impressionist." Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc. From Publishers Weekly Caillebotte's wealth and youthfulness (he was 14 years younger than Degas) set him apart from the other French impressionists. . He captured the boulevard's chaotic variety and the depersonalization of the modern city. Like Munch and Van Gogh, Caillebotte manipulated perspective to produce overwrought sensations of depth. His pictures show us the world's sheer randomness as well as its patterns of order. A patron and publicist of the impressionist movement as well as a painter himself, he has been sorely neglected until recently. His tautly focused realism, wide-angled spaces and cooly detached viewpoint upset his c
A study of the life and work of Gustave Caillebotte - until recently the "forgotten man" of Impressionism.