ⓘ Cloisonnism

                                     

ⓘ Cloisonnism

Cloisonnism is a style of post-Impressionist painting with bold and flat forms separated by dark contours. The term was coined by critic Edouard Dujardin on the occasion of the Salon des Independants, in March 1888. Artists Emile Bernard, Louis Anquetin, Paul Gauguin, Paul Serusier, and others started painting in this style in the late 19th century. The name evokes the technique of cloisonne, where wires are soldered to the body of the piece, filled with powdered glass, and then fired. Many of the same painters also described their works as Synthetism, a closely related movement.

In The Yellow Christ 1889, often cited as a quintessential cloisonnist work, Gauguin reduced the image to areas of single colors separated by heavy black outlines. In such works he paid little attention to classical perspective and boldly eliminated subtle gradations of color - two of the most characteristic principles of post-Renaissance painting.

The cloisonnist separation of colors reflects an appreciation for discontinuity that is characteristic of Modernism.

                                     
  • and an inspiration for the avant - garde Nabis movement, Synthetism and Cloisonnism Serusier was born in Paris. He studied at the Academie Julian and was
  • Baroque Bauhaus Black Arts Movement Bengal School of Art Classical Realism Cloisonnism COBRA Color Field Context art Computer art Concrete art Conceptual art
  • from Impressionism. Earlier, Synthetism has been connected to the term Cloisonnism and later to Symbolism. The term is derived from the French verb synthetiser
  • postimpressionist style of painting that defined the Pont - Aven School and Cloisonnism during the summer of 1888. Along with Gauguin, Bernard cherished Brittany
  • Post - Impressionism encompasses Les Nabis Neo - Impressionism, Symbolism, Cloisonnism Pont - Aven School, and Synthetism, along with some later Impressionists
  • at Kassel, he had developed a style of painting reminiscent of French cloisonnism featuring regions of flat color bordered by black lines. Unlike Gauguin
  • regions of color and thick, black contour outlines. This style, named cloisonnism by critic Edouard Dujardin, was inspired by both stained glass and Japanese
  • young age, in the years 1886 through 1897. He is also associated with Cloisonnism and Synthetism, two late 19th - century art movements. Less known is Bernard s
  • symbolism and the stylistic influence of Japanese wood - block prints and cloisonnism are apparent. The portrait was completed several years before Gauguin
  • Post - impressionism 1886 1905, France Les Nabis 1888 1900, France Cloisonnism c. 1885, France Synthetism late 1880s early 1890s, France Neo - impressionism