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    Impressionists rejected the artificiality of painting idealized scenes in studio settings; rather, they preferred painting realistic scenarios from outside in their natural setting, emphasizing the play of light on objects and the utilization of painting techniques that suggested movement and the transitory nature of the scene (Grove). One of the artists who was a strong proponent of these changes and was at the forefront of the emergence of the Impressionism movement was Pierre-Auguste Renoir (Grove). Shortly after Renoir was born in Limoges, France, on February 25, 1841, his family…

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    Pierre-Auguste Renoir Do you know what impressionism means? A lot of artists are Impressionists, which developed in the 1960s in Paris. It is a style of painting mainly with French artist. Impressionist painting seeks to recreate the artist’s or viewer’s observation of a scene. It characterized by outlines from small brushstrokes of different colors. In impressionist paintings, pastel colors are frequently used. One of a popular impressionist painter is Pierre-Auguste Renoir, who is best known…

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    Pierre-Auguste Renoir is well-known for being a Parisian painter but mainly for being a French impressionist painter. Renoir and his interest in art is partially attributed to his family in recognizing his artistic talents by setting him up with a porcelain painter. This marked the beginning of his journey in the art world. In reference to the impressionist movement, which emerged from Paris, France around the late 1860s and 1870s, it is associated with the manner of painting emphasized by a…

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    1. Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), who created ~6000 works and suffered from severe RA for the last 25 years of his life. Evidence from personal letters, photographs and biographical notes gives testimony to the way that artist’s technique evolved to overcome the difficulties of the rheumatic disease. The so-called painter of happiness did not know about the benefits conferred by disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and was treated with purges and antipyrine. Due to nature course of…

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    but rather through color and light. The goal was not only to reproduce the scene itself but to also reproduce the sensation and life of the scene. The impressionist style with its free and unplanned brushstrokes, bright and vivid colors, and innocent subjects soon became synonymous with modern life and art. Various individuals within the movement would capture in snapshots different aspects of everyday scenes and people, with themes ranging from industrialization to nature and the rural…

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    The Seine at Chatou Analyzed The Seine at Chatou is an oil on canvas painting by French impressionist artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. This work is currently housed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and its museum access number is 19.771. The subject matter is a landscape scene of the Seine to the west of Paris. The painting is 73.3 x 92.4 cm in size. Renoir’s distinctive style manifests itself in The Seine at Chatou. He does not use outlines in this painting; instead, the composition is made up…

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    Have you ever seen the beautiful painting titled Water Lilies painted by the famous Claude Monet? If you haven’t, it’s a really great masterpiece and you should totally check it out at the Art Institute of Chicago! Claude Monet was a famous French artist who was a significant individual during the Impressionist movement. The Impressionist movement dealt with “capturing light and natural forms through art.” Like other impressionist artists such as Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, and…

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    In the mid-1800’s to the early 1900’s two artists are responsible for the modern art movement these two artists are Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet. These two artists have very distinct style of painting, however, they both helped to shape the direction of painting would go over the following century. Monet and Van Gogh painted their lives on a canvas and in their thoughts and words. Through both of the men’s paintings we can understand the struggle as artists during this time in history. The…

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    The floor scrapers is an oil painting that was done by Gustave Caillebotte, who was a French Impressionist. The painting measures 40.2 inches by 57.7 inches or 102 by 146.5 centimeters. In the year 1894, the Caillebotte’s family originally gave the painting to Muse du Luxembourg where in was later moved to Muse d’Orsay in Paris in the year 1986. This paper aims at doing thorough conceptual analysis on the painting named “The Floor Scrappers” by Gustave Caillebotte. The young painter…

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    I visited the Gilcrease Museum and toured various exhibits. The museum hosts a vast assortment of artifacts entailing the history of America, from its multitude of early Native American art to current day. I loved seeing the different forms of artwork housed at the museum. My favorite exhibit was over impressionism in California during the 20th century. The movement, while rooted in impressionism, changed shape with new American influences. For example, painters used new methods to show God…

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