Last weekend my hubby and I went to an art exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
I bought the book (image and name above) that went with the exhibit. When you go to these side exhibits that are not there all the time you get a set a head phones that give you a personal tour of the exhibit.
I love books and seeing books with art a double plus. Now Gauguin, Cézanne, and Matisse are not my favorite artist from that period I am a fan of George Seurat. Seurat does get talked about a little in the exhibit and book.
This exhibit, called Visions Of Arcadia, were mostly painting of bathers in a garden of paradise (image below). Some were just landscapes.
(The Large Bathers by Cezanne)
I wish I could tell you more about the history but I don't remember too much from the exhibit (sometimes I wish I had a photographic memory). That is another reason I wanted the book.
I took art history class in college but frankly I remember none of it..well maybe a little. Studying for a test was major pain but I still have fond memories about studying and being in the class.
It was still fun and looking forward to go to another one soon. :-)