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Unformatted text preview: That spring, Vincent began spending a lot of time painting and talking with his new artist friends, especially the neo-Impressionist Paul Signac and Bernard, and his affair with the cafe proprietress ended after about five months. By the beginning of 1888, Vincent had managed to exhibit his own work at two substantial, proper showsone that he organized himself in November 1887 at a restaurant to display the work of the circle of the younger Paris Impressionists, who became known temporarily as the "Impressionists of the Petit Boulevard". The neo-Impressionist leader Georges Seurat was impressed by the show, as was Paul Gauguin, and Vincent was able to show some work with Seurat and Signac at the Salle de Repetition of the Theatre Libre d'Antoine. In February 1888, after experiencing a near physical and mental breakdown due to stress and alcohol, Vincent decided he must move to Arles, in the south of France, where he...
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2011 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
- Fall '11