#Les Nabis

Japanese art

Japonisme: Western Fever for Japanese Art and Culture

During the mid 19th and 20th centuries, Western art saw the birth of Japonisme. The term was coined by Philippe Burty in 1872 and it refers to the ...

Jimena Escoto 27 August 2021

Artist Stories

Women that Inspired Vuillard

Jean-Édouard Vuillard was a French painter and decorator who was active in Paris at the turn of the 20th century. He distinguished himself for ...

Maya Tola 7 January 2021

Symbolism

Pierre Bonnard: Bringing Color to Life

When I was writing the article about the Nabis, I came across the past Tate exhibition on Pierre Bonnard which closed in May 2019. Let’s ...

Magda Michalska 22 July 2019

19th Century

The Nabis 101

Multiple times I've told myself while writing other articles: "I finally have to write about the Nabis!". And still haven't done so. Why, why, why, ...

Magda Michalska 19 July 2019