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Georges Seurat (1859-1891). Post Impressionist “Pointillism ”. Born in Paris, France. Lived near the Siene River. Art School. Copy drawings of other artists Never really talked to other people Loved to draw people by the Seine River Created a “system” when he painted. Pointilism. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Georges Seurat (1859-1891)

Georges Seurat(1859-1891)Post ImpressionistPointillism

Born in Paris, FranceLived near the Siene River

Art SchoolCopy drawings of other artistsNever really talked to other peopleLoved to draw people by the Seine RiverCreated a system when he painted

PointilismScientific theory of colors to create harmony

Lots of tiny dots mixed together to make new colors

Close up look

First large painting- got stuck in the cafeteria!

People made fun of him & called the artwork confetti paintings

Bright colors, repeats shapesLight, water & seashore

Where is this building?

The Sunday Afternoon

12Landscape more interesting than people?

Pointilism created a mosaic style of painting that people love now!You get to be Seurat today!Small dots of primary colorsRed/yellow = orangeYellow/blue = greenBlue/red = purpleRed/yellow/blue = black