Print developed from Emile Bernard’s Iron Bridges at Asnières, 1887, from the exhibit Van Gogh and the Avant-Garde: The Modern Landscape at The Art Institute of Chicago.

The area’s visual vocabulary—its bridges, embankments, factories, parks, and villages—along with its sunlight, water, and brilliant natural color prompted intense experimentation. Each artist explored the use of discrete brushstrokes and strong colors in innovative ways, and in turn developed novel styles of painting. Bernard experimented with laying out large swathes of bold color defined by dark contours (Cloisonnism) in the last years of the decade.

  • Print Reproduction
  • Image size:  9.9375 x 8.5 in.
  • Poster size:  11 x 14 in.
  • Material: Premium Cardstock