Trivium Art History

Georges Seurat
A super-craftsman uses color to manipulate our emotions.
1859 — 1891

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, 1886

"Art is Harmony. Harmony is the analogy of the contrary and of similar elements of tone, of color and of line, considered according to their dominance and under the influence of light, in gay, calm or sad combinations"

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1801
A childhood introduction to death leads to success, at a price
Cristóbal Rojas Poleo
"To live so filled with ambition, and at the end, oblivion!"
Marie Bashkirtseff
Georges Seurat
Quiet portraits of daily life
Anna Ancher
A quiet man transcends racism to bring art back to religion
Henry Ossawa Tanner
1900

The artists of Post-Impressionism