Afternoon Salon

Form Givers: Poussin, Seurat and Cezanne

The Stone Breakers, Le Raincy, c. 1882
Georges-Pierre Seurat
French, 1859-1891
Oil on canvas
14-3/4 x 17-7/8 in. (37.5 x 45.4 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation

Form Givers: Poussin, Seurat and Cezanne

Date: Sunday, November 10, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker: Staff Educator
Type: Afternoon Salon

Artists such as Poussin, Seurat and Cézanne—all of whom were concerned with pictorial construction—used formal composition as a way to express very different concepts and concerns. Discuss how each artist made profound contributions to the history of art through a singular use of common elements.


Meets in Entrance Gallery | The program is free with admission and limited to 20 participants. | Please sign up at the Information Desk no later than 15 minutes prior to each session.