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    Every person has heard of the term impressionism, but not everyone knows about impressionism and its important aspects. It gained its name in 1874, but the techniques used was used as early as the 1860s. What is impressionism, though? Impressionism is the idea that focuses around how light in nature falls onto surfaces. Many people say that impressionism is about the present. The use of various light sources help to show this. This art movement started in France, and included famous painters such as: Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, and Paul Cezanne. So what was the purpose of impressionism? What did it do? Impressionism changed the Western idea of landscape painting. It was changed from idealistic ideas of distant…

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    Impressionism In Art

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    For my paper, I decided that I wanted to focus on artistic movements in paintings. During my time in Paris, I saw an array of artwork whether it was sculptures, photography, paintings, drawings, etc. I went to a couple of museums and saw pieces of work that fit into all of those artistic categories. As a viewer, you could see the difference between French artwork compared to African or Asian artwork. In this essay, I am going to compare and contrast 6 paintings from the french impressionism…

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    current environments that help dictate which direction they will be taking. In this small essay, the time periods of impressionism and surrealism will be used to showcase the humans ' power to create something new from the…

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    renaissance area and the impressionism era. During the renaissance era, one of the most famous painting ever was created, called the Mona Lisa. Over 300 years later, in the late 1800s, Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh was created during the impressionism era. Those two paintings have many similarities and differences, including the artists, styles, and eras. Vincent Van Gogh was very different compared…

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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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    Born at the end of the 19th Century in France and spread over Europe during the 20th century, Symbolism opposed completely to Impressionism. While Impressionism focused on the reality of daily life, Symbolism suggested ideas through symbols, complemented by colours and shapes. Symbolism reacted against the materialism and soulless urbanization of the Victorian Era. With symbolism, spirituality, imagination, fantasy, dreams and visions were given form. In painting, the symbolism could be…

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    it is a prime example of a romantic landscape. Bierstadt was a successful artist creating at the end of the of the Romantic period. By referencing this painting, I will be able to analyze and interpret the pre-impressionist idea of nature with the Impressionist’s idea and then put both ideas into conversation with Thoreau’s work, Walden. The Oxbow is a Romantic landscape that idealizes nature and glorifies it in an unnatural way. Cole was one of the most influential American artist in the…

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    Post Impressionism In Art

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    The earlier art period; Impressionism is a distinctive time in art history that took place from 1870-1890. Artists during this period focused on ordinary subjects and objects found in nature. They paid close attention to optical effects, and how the light reflected off their subjects during different times of the day. Painters during this period were known as “Impressionist’s”. Characteristics of Style An impressionist painting is identified by the characteristics of small, thin yet, visible…

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    Impressionism Art Painting can be idealized as a big movement from the 19th century and flourish in France. The Impressionist has normal methods of insight about painting, in spite of the fact that their styles varied broadly. They manage to catch the transient impacts of light through painting in short strokes of immaculate shading. Impressionist concentrated on the emotional impacts of air and light on individuals and objects. Pop art can be idealized as astounding and questionable. They…

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    Claude Monet, The Regatta at Argenteuil From the Romanticism and Realism movement of the seventeenth and eighteenth century, to what became known as the Impressionism movement of the nineteenth century, the transformation of French and Western paintings was drastic and challenging. After the Franco- Prussian war, France was in desperate and hopeful need to bring a new movement that would cheer the spirits of those that were in distress and pure anguish. This change and uprising was brought by…

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