Day Tripping: December 2

The notes of color

By Georges Seurat — Wikimedia Commons, File: Georges Seurat — Le Chahut — Google Art Project.jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=44500865

Born in Paris in 1859, Georges Seurat became a pioneer of the post-impressionist movement with radical new techniques. He believed he could find harmony in art with a scientific approach to color. His theories were derived from the musician’s use of counterpoint to create contrast.

Seurat used the juxtaposition of colored dots to create an image on canvas. His…

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