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    Baroque Art History Claude Lorrain: Renaissance or Baroque? Claude Lorrain was a painter born in Champagne, France in the early 1600s, and painted from 1630 until his death in 1682. (claudelorrain.org) Lorrain’s style cannot be defined as either strictly Renaissance or Baroque. (thesis.) The painting Villagers Dancing by Lorrain in 1638 is one example of this mixture of stylistic approach. From left to right, Lorrain painted goats in the foreground and trees in the background. The trees on this left side are dark, and a large contrast to the white, open sky that then opens up as one’s eyes move towards the middle of the painting. The sky in the middle is very bright with some…

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    28 April 2017 Landscape Paintings: An Analysis of the Works of Claude Lorraine and Dong Qichang Landscape paintings have been created throughout the history of art, especially being honored in the Western and Chinese art traditions. Within both cultures, landscapes have been viewed as sites of beauty, sanctuaries for nature’s treasures,…

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    of things divides us from each other. What if because of social division one is stopped from getting to know her true self? What if the people or the thing that was once looked down upon is exactly what is needed to see life in a different perspective? Mrs. Turpin in Flannery O’Connor’s short story “Revelation, is a prejudice and judgmental woman who spends most of her life prying on the lives of everyone around her. Mrs. Turpin judges people based on their social and economic class, and ethnic…

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    "Impressionism": The development picked up its name after the antagonistic French pundit Louis Leroy, investigating the main significant Impressionist show of 1874, seized on the title of Claude Monet's work of art Impression, Sunrise (1873), and blamed the gathering for painting only impressions. The Impressionists grasped the moniker; however, they additionally alluded to themselves as the "Independents," alluding to the subversive standards of the Société des Artistes Indépendants and the…

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    The art movement impressionism took place in the late 1860’s. Its characteristics is small, thin visible brushstrokes. The significance of impressionism is the perfect illustration of the effects of light. Impressionism was originated by a group of Paris based artist. As impressionism evolved it was faced with resistance from conventional art community in France. The name of the art style Impressionism came from the title of a Claude Monet painting, “Soleil Levant” (impressionism, Sunrise). The…

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    plainly see that the use of a single color in many shades and the lack of overt, or obvious, detail in some rooms was, in and of itself, a reference to the art of the Edo period and Ukiyo-e artists. While his gardens were their own floating worlds, the ponds and architecture suggests a way to move beyond our limited perspective and to be a place of quiet meditation. The bridge over the water garden quietly leads us to forget our troubles of this world and walk in elevation through a place of…

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    Artists Gustave Caillebotte and Clide Hassam are rewound painters who spent their careers depicting scenes of everyday life in various levels of impressionism. Combined, the two provide for an excellent comparison of how specific techniques used for their works elicit different emotions and interpretations. Specifically, Caillebotte’s Paris Street: Rainy Day and Hassam’s A Rainy Day of Fifth Avenue capture similar scenarios in roughly an analogous time frame, allowing viewers to focus strictly…

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    My selected style is Romanticism, this style is more based on the artist emotion, feelings, and passion. According to the book “The Annotated Mona Lisa” both writers and artist chose emotion and intuition over rational objectivity. Violent scenes, nude scenes, and scenes where there is chaos are some examples of a Romanticism painting. In some of the Romanticism painting’s you could notice the colors are unrestrained, deep, and have rich shades, the techniques used are quick brushstrokes, strong…

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    Japonism is the influence of Japanese art and aesthetics on the Western culture. Japonisme is specifically used when referring to the Japanese influence on European art. Japanese art influenced many European artists, including, Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Ranson. Ukiyo-e prints reached Europe in the 1800s. In Europe they became a source of inspiration for many impressionist painters. During the 1800s in France, there were exhibitions of Ukiyo-e art and it resulted in the growing popularity of…

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    Regatta at Sainte-Adresse Claude Monet was one of the most well-known painter for impressionism. He was born on November 14, 1840. In Paris, France. His painting Regatta at Sainte-Adresse is an oil-an-canvas painted on 1867. The dimension of the painting was 75.2*101.6 cm. This painting portrayed a cloudy day scene, and showing sailing boats hauled onto the sand, with sailors and workers. Claude Monet work depicting contemporary object matter, without idealization. His painting clearly depiction…

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