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Impressionism
-Style of painting characterized by:
+concentration on general impression produced by a scene or object
+use of unmixed primary colors and small strokes to stimulate actual reflected light
Edouard Manet
-Father of Modern Art
-began as realist painter
+chose subjects and events from own time
-became more impressionist
+use areas of paint to achieve effects beyond more representation
-Luncheon on the Grass (Le Dejeuner Sur'lherbe)
-Manet
+Renaissance style
=triangular composition, perspective
+Shocking
=girl naked and looking at us
+More realist: clean brushstroke
Impressionist Art
-A bar at the Follies-Bergere
-Manet
-theater
-more impressionaist:
+thick dabs of color and brushstrokes
Impressionist Art
Claude Monet
-Ardent follower and defender of impressionsit stle
-Light=color
-wished to be blind to know what things looked like at first sight
-often painted same subject in different conditions
-Sunrise
-Monet
-gave movement its name
-original reference was derisive (scornful and mocking)
-has a silowhete
Impressionist Art
Impressionalist Art
-Rouen Cathedral
-Monet
+26 verisons
+different colors, angels, definition of cathedral
Impressionalist Art
-Waterloo Bridge, London
-Monet
-16 versions
-change in brushstroke, color
-Women in the Garden
-Monet
-More realistic
Impressionalist Art
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Life
-Influenced and befriended by Monet
+began his career as a strict impressionist
+later developed his own, more diciplined and formal technique
-became paralysed, but kept painting

Paintings
-used to paint porcelin and fans
-his subjects included beautiful women (often nude), flowers and children
+nudes were rosy and ample
+"I consider nudes finished, when i want to smack their bottom"
-Outdoor scenes bathed in light and color and seen unposed
-didn't use black "it's not a color"=used blue instead
-snipped off figures at edge of canvas, implying scene expanded
-The Girl with a Fan
-Renoir
Impressionist Art
-A Girl with a Watering Can
-Renoir
Impressionist Art
-The Luncheon of the Boating Party
-Renoir
Impressionist Art
-The Bathers
-Renoir
Impressionist Art
Edgar Degas
-Reluctant Impressionist
-"Art is not a sport"
+hated painting outside and doing landscapes
+painted inside
-Didn't think he was an Impressionalist
+Subjects: ballerinas, horses
-Opposed all social reform and disliked children, flowers, and dogs
-Idolized Ingres ("skin of an onion")
+"drew lines, many lines"
-Dancers in Pink
-Degas
Impressionist Art
-Little Dancer Aged 14
-Degas
Impressionist Art
-The Blue Dancers
-Degas
-pic shows movement
Impressionalist Art
-The Dance Class
-Degas
-Captured movement of clothing
Impressionalist Art
-The Glass of Absinthe
-Degas
-Illuminated aloneness
Impressionalist Art
-Race Horses
-Degas
-Horses have graceful lines
Impressionist Art
Mary Cassatt
-Mother and Child paintings
+figures often gesture realistically and often embrace
-Little Girl in a Blue Armchair
-Cassatt
-Degas Color
Impressionalist Art
-Mother and Child (The Oval Mirror)
-Cassatt
Impressionalist Art
-Young Mother Sewing
-Cassatt
-Natural pose
Impressionalist Art
-The Letter
-Cassatt
-Inspired by Japenese prints
+adopted their brightly colored, flat imagre and sharp design
Impressionalist Painting