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Georges Seurat
Manipulating emotion with color

Georges Seurat, The ArtistsA Sunday on La Grande Jatte
Portrait of Georges Seurat

“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”

Georges Seurat was a French Artist who Died Young, Divisionist Artist and Pointillist born on December 2, 1859. Seurat contributed to the Post-Impressionist movement and died on March 29, 1891.

Embroidery; The Artist's Mother, Georges Seurat

Embroidery; The Artist's Mother 1882 – 1883

Bathers at Asnières, Georges Seurat

Bathers at Asnières 1884

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, Georges Seurat

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte 1884 – 1886

Chahut, Georges Seurat

Chahut 1889 – 1890

Art is harmony. Harmony is the analogy of contrary elements and the analogy of similar elements of tone, color and line...

The Aesthetics of Tone, Color, and Line 1890

The Channel at Gravelines, Evening, Georges Seurat

The Channel at Gravelines, Evening 1890

Young Women Powdering Herself, Georges Seurat

Young Women Powdering Herself 1888 – 1890

The Circus, Georges Seurat

The Circus 1890 – 1891

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