Divine apples and pears: Cezanne s quest for a harmony parallel to Nature He was the founding father of modern art, the grand master who pointed painting forward on its way from Impressionism to the 20th century: Paul Cezanne (1839 1906). In Paris, but above all in Provence, Cezanne quested tirelessly for a harmony parallel to Nature discovering it in still lifes of apples, in bathers, or in the renowned landscapes of his beloved Montagne Sainte-Victoire. This book discusses this extraordinary artist s major works and his theories of painting and color. About the Series: Each book in TASCHEN s Basic Art series features: a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist, covering his or her cultural and historical importance a concise biography approximately 100 illustrations with explanatory captions "
Publication Date: 15-Nov-2011