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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Signac, Paul 1863-1935. French neoimpressionist painter. He painted mainly landscapes and marine views, such as Port of St. Tropez (1916), and often employed pointillist techniques.

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  • As, legend has it, patrons such as Bonnard, Signac, and Matisse gifted their oeuvre in exchange for a fricassee.

    Benedetta Pignatelli: Honey, I Ate the Art

  • The show, which spans three floors, is divided into four themes, beginning with the artist's discovery of St. Tropez in 1904, when Bonnard visits his friends Eduoard Vuillard and Paul Signac.

    From Bonnard's Vantage Point

  • Collects: Impressionist, post-Impressionist and modern paintings, sculptures and drawings, including works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Georges Braque, Paul Gauguin, René Magritte and Paul Signac.

    Following the Smart Art Money

  • Le Havre art "Signac: Ports of France" presents watercolors by the French artist created for his unique series depicting 100 French ports.

    What's on Around Europe

  • Over by the sandy beaches on Canoubiers Bay where Signac and gang painted their masterworks, the just-opened 33-room Hotel Sezz was dreamt up by hotelier Shah

    Seductive St. Tropez

  • In the late 1880s, Osbert abandoned naturalistic painting in favour of a Pointillist technique like that employed by Seurat and Signac

    Vision

  • "Seurat, Signac and Neo-Impressionism" is a retrospective dedicated to the founding fathers of the Neo-Impressionist movement: Georges Seurat and Paul Signac.

    Time Off Europe Calendar

  • If you prefer staying inland, the pine-shaded hills of twin villages St. Paul de Vence and Vence have attracted artists since the 1920s, including Picasso, Braque, Miro and Chagall to Derain, Soutine, Signac, Modigliani, Matisse, Dubuffet and Arman.

    Sunbathing With the Masters

  • But none of this group of avant-garde artists from Northern Italy starting in the 1880s had any firsthand experience of the experiments with light and color of Seurat or Signac, though they had similar theories.

    The Emperor's New Clues: Hadrian in London

  • The unidentified bidder, with paddle number LO22, secured three of the top five lots at the sale, classic works by Signac, Gauguin and Vlaminck.

    July 2005

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