Seurat: Bathers at Asnières

Georges Seurat: Bathers at Asnières – 1883-1884 National Gallery, London On the 15 May 1884 the first Salon des Artistes Indépendants opened in the courtyard of the Tuileries. This was a momentous event for the art world enabling young artists […]

Salon des Independants

Salon des Indépendants  In 1884 a group of young artists, after years of frustration, formed the Société des Artistes Indépendants whose aim was to break free from the suffocating constraints of the government sponsored, official Salon which was dominated by […]