Pierre Bonnard: Painting Arcadia Hardcover – 31 Jan 2016
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About the Author
Guy Cogeval is President of the Musee d'Orsay and the Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris. Isabel Cahn is Chief Curator of Paintings at the Musee d'Orsay.
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The text is mediocre, abounding in hazy generalities and multiple cultural references, especially French ones. If you have read the MOMA catalog by Elderfield and Whitfield, or any other penetrating studies of his work you will be disappointed.
There is a voluminous section on Bonnard's photography, which for me does not add to an appreciation of his paintings. A section on his drawings would have been more appropriate. The works are not in anything like chronological order, and the authors/sponsors seem proud of this. For me this is not helpful. In short the organization of topics seems random and scattershot. I would give it 3 stars were it not for the glory of his work.