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Roger Eliot Fry (14 December 1866 – 9 September 1934) was an English painter and critic, and a member of the Bloomsbury Group. Establishing his reputation as a scholar of the Old Masters, he became an advocate of more recent developments in French painting, to which he gave the name Post-Impressionism. He was the first figure to raise public awareness of modern art in Britain, and emphasised the formal properties of paintings over the "associated ideas" conjured in the viewer by their representational content. He was described by the art historian Kenneth Clark as "incomparably the greatest influence on taste since Ruskin ...In so far as taste can be changed by one man, it was changed by Roger Fry".Chilvers. Ian , "Fry, Roger." Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists. Oxford, 1990, The taste Fry influenced was primarily that of the Anglophone world, and his success lay largely in alerting an educated public to a compelling version of recent artistic developments of the Parisian avant-garde.Reed, Christopher, Introduction,' A Roger Fry Reader' University of Chicago Press, Chicago 1996

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Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] : University Press ; New York : Macmillan, 1939
by Fry, Roger Eliot, 1866-1934
London : Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 1926
by Seurat, Georges, 1859-1891
[London] : Phaidon Publishers; distributed by New York Graphic Society Publishers, Greenwich, Conn, [1965]
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