Revisiting Bonnard’s Japonisme, abstract

Open Inquiry Archive Vol. 1, No. 7 (2012) Revisiting Bonnard’s Japonisme by David E. Gliem ABSTRACT Art historians have thoroughly investigated the role that Japonisme—generally speaking, the influence of Japanese culture (especially visual art) on Western art—played in the emergence of the many formal idiosyncrasies seen in the work of avant-garde artists since the mid-nineteenth […]

Revisiting Bonnard’s Japonisme

ISSN 2167-8812 Open Inquiry Archive  Vol. 1, No. 7 (2012) Revisiting Bonnard’s Japonisme  By David E. Gliem In 1888 Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), along with the artists Edouard Vuillard, Paul Sérusier, Maurice Denis, Paul Ranson, Henri-Gabriel Ibels and the scholar Auguste Cazalis, formed a coterie and called themselves the Nabis, a name based on the Hebrew […]