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By N. Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York

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Of La Grande Every Jatte. city park on I olupte once untrue a — and, tried, as was a and he took Luxe, Calme less plausible it looked. when it was shown at the Salon des Indemay have attracted more young painters to a success in fact, it Pointillism than Signac's book on the subject tillism to nature summer Sunday has some- from oil-sketch to finished painting, the The painting was pendants devices of color, technique Matisse, never one to abandon a project, had tried to do the same. But the more he el at false trail.

Signac never forgot and never recovered from, the impact of Seurat's Bathing Place, shows a isnieres (pages 12-43). The painting group of young working-class Frenchmen amusing themselves by the Seine during their luncheon break. Some are in the water, some are on the bank; in the distance are the factories to which they will presently return. it the most ordinary of scenes, yet Seurat has raised It is monumental grandeur, It by endowing the individual figures with a to the level of epic, partly employing a new painting technique.

Work was Bevilacqua, all those right, but it was also The com- a fortress — an image of strength and resistance that went far beyond everyday experience. At the same time Matisse was also painting Bevilacqua, and the brushstrokes he used on this series of male nudes were very different from the 32 delicate, petal-like brushstrokes he had been using on his little - landscapes. The nudes look as though they had been hewn out of stone with a chopper. Matisse would dent the figure beneath the left breast, wounded warrior, or scar and slash the forms of the bodv, emphasizing them to the point of parody.

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