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Edouard Vuillard The Poetry of the Everyday
May 24 - September 15
★★★★ ‘worlds of thought and feeling‘ The Telegraph
★★★★ ‘dazzling show‘ Mail on Sunday
★★★★ ‘a beguiling collection’ The i
★★★★ ‘an artist’s world encompassed… dizzying pattern and colour‘ The Arts Desk
★★★★ ‘his best paintings’ TheArtlicker
The Holburne presents an extensive exhibition of works by Édouard Vuillard (1868-1940), including many that are rarely publicly displayed. Vuillard was one of the leading figures in French art at the end of the 19th-century. Famed for his small, subtle studies mostly of figures in interiors, his art is renowned for its modest scale, intimate subject matter and intense colouring. We celebrate the unique qualities of his early work, from the 1890s, in which he balanced an obsession with patterned fabrics and wallpaper with subtle, domestic psycho-dramas to create paintings with striking emotional intensity.
Don’t Miss Alastair Sooke in Conversation with the Holburne’s Director 7pm, 4 September
Supported by The Exhibition Circle and Vuillard Supporters Group
General Admission £12.50/ £7 concessions Free entry for 18 and under and Members