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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Mar 10, 2022

Randall talks to Chris about the transition to modernism in painting.

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1863 -- Salon des Refusés
1874 -- Impression, Sunrise by Monet
1875 -- James Abbott McNeill Whistler paints Nocturne in Black and Gold -- The Falling Rocket
1877 -- John Ruskin published his attack on the paintings of James McNeill Whistler exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery
1878 -- Whistler v Ruskin trial (
1881 -- Paul Gauguin moves to Tahiti. His avowed intent was to escape European civilization and "everything that is artificial and conventional"
1884 -- Georges Seurat founds theory of chromoluminarism, divisionism
1886 -- Symbolism coined
1888 -- Cloisonnism coined
1889 -- Synthetism coined
1890 -- Whistler publishes The Gentle Art of Making Enemies with full transcript of case
1903 -- Gauguin dies
1903 - 1906 -- Gauguin retrospectives in Paris
1903 -- Kandinsky paints the Blue Rider

Topics discussed include:

"alternative" art
alternative music
Camille Pisarro
Eugène Delacroix
Islamic art
Zen art
Alexander Cozens inkblots
traditional African art
James Abbott McNeill Whistler

recorded March 7, 2022

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