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Edouard Vuillard

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Edouard Vuillard at The Jewish Museum May 4th, 2012 - September 23rd, 2012
Posted 8/28/12
As a young painter in the 1890s, Vuillard became a member of the Parisian group of avant-garde artists known as the Nabis (“prophets” in Hebrew and Arabic). Taking their inspiration from the Post-Impressionist Paul Gauguin (who was twenty years Vuillard's senior) as well as Toulouse-Lautrec (who was just four years older), the Nabis used simplified form and planes of pure color to create decorative, subtly emotive pictures, with a somewhat spiritual bent. During his Nabi period, which lasted through... [more]
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