Category Archives: Paris

Xul Solar – Intimism

Defined by the Encyclopedia Britannica Intimism was a 19th-20th century painting style made popular by Pierre Bonnard and Edouard Vuillard. the Intimist style utilized the impressionist broken-colour technique of “capturing the light and atmosphere of the fleeting moment”[1]. Unlike traditional … Continue reading

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Primitivism and the Avant-Garde

In philosophical terms, Primitivism refers to the concept of restoring modern Western culture to its pristine and most natural state.  In art, the term ‘Primitivism’ is used as a label to classify the use of elements or forms that are … Continue reading

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