INVENTING IMPRESSIONISM │ National Gallery, London → 31 May 2015

Paul Durand-Ruel in his gallery in Paris, c1910. Photograph: Dornac/ AACV

Wɖt hm, sd Mone, w wd’nt hv svîvd.

So ynivrsli popylr r ɖ Imprešnists tde, it’s hād t imajin a tîm ẇn ɖe wr’nt. Bt in ɖ ŕli 1870z ɖe strugld t b axptd. Šund bî ɖ ātistablišmnt, ɖe wr īvn lambastd az lūṇtcs bî wn critc.

Wn man, hvr, recgnîzd ɖer wrʈ fṛm ɖ bginñ. Pwl Dŭrã-Ruel, an ontṛpṛnŕı̣l ātdīlr fṛm Paris, dscuvrd ɖs grūp v yuñ ātists – includñ Mone, Degā, Mane, Renwā, Pīsaro n Sisle – n gambld.

Paul Durand-Ruel’s grand salon at Rue de Rome, with Renoir’s ‘Dance in the City’ on the left (Picture: Archives Durand-Ruel)

Riylîzñ ɖ fašnbl ptenšl v ɖer ḍrîdd imprešnz v ŕbn n sbŕbn lîf, Dŭrã-Ruel dedicetd ɖ rest v hiz lîf t bildñ an ōdı̣ns fr ɖer wrc – crietñ ɖ modn ātmācit in ɖ prôses.

Sč wz hiz prsviṛns, Dŭrã-Ruel nirli bancruptd hmslf twîs, bfr sxesfli glôblîzñ hiz oṗrešn wɖ âtposts in Lundn, Bruslz n Ny Ywc, n istablišñ ɖ wn-man šo az ɖ inṭnašnl nwm fr xbišnz.

Ɖ Imprešnists – a trm frst yzd ḍrogtvli bî critcs – wz t bcm ɖ hâshold nem ɖt standz tde.

Invntñ Imprešnizm fīčrz 85 mastrpìsz fṛm ɖ muvmnt, ol bt wn hvñ pást ʈru Dŭrã-Ruel’z handz, includñ ʈri v Renwā’z fems Dansz n fîv fṛm Mone’z Popḷrz siriz.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT


ẆT ĐE SE

SPIR’Z, 10 Māč 2015
Lwra Cumñ, Đ OBZRVR, 8 Māč 2015
Luīz Niclsn, CUNTRĪLÎF, 7 Māč 2015
Mātin Gêfd, Đ SPECTETR, 7 Māč 2015
Crêg Rên, Đ NY STÊTSMN, 5 Māč 2015
Dan Crtis, BBC, 4 Māč 2015
Tabiš Cān, Đ LUNḌNIST, 4 Māč 2015
Ben Lūc, Đ LUNDN ĪVNÑSTANDD, 3 Māč 2015
Ričd Dwmnt, Đ TEḶGRAF, 2 Māč 2015
Mātin Cūmr, TÎM ÂT


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