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    The Wikipedia entry on “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” states, “ Seurat spent over two years painting A Sunday Afternoon, focusing meticulously on the landscape of the park. He reworked the original as well as completed numerous preliminary drawings and oil sketches. With La Grande Jatte, Seurat was immediately acknowledged as the leader of a new and rebellious form of Impressionism called Neo-Impressionism.” I also learned that this painting is an example of pointillism, and is considered one of Seurat’s most famous works. I had seen the term “pointillism” in a lot of articles, so I thought if I wanted to have a better understanding of this painting, I…

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    Fields, Eragny it is shown that Pissarro is a revolutionary painter in the styles and techniques he uses. This one in particularly is done in a pointillism style of painting. This painting was also done in his late career when he started branching off into new directions and broadening his fields of style and techniques. He was a master painter that would draw from real life and always do landscapes and street side painting of what was around him to study how the color was affected by the time.…

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    In the late 1880s Georges Seurat and Paul Signac began a painting technique called pointillism. The technique relies the human brain’s ability to merge individual marks of color into bright smears and smudges—forming objects, conveying ideas, and narrating stories. From far away, each speck is part of something bigger than itself—a shadow, an umbrella, or a woman’s hat. Each speck of oil paint the pointillist marks onto his blank canvas is different in shade, texture, size, and purpose. Specks…

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    I had to understand why Seurat used such a difficult technique for his work. I then came upon the theory that perhaps he wanted to produce a deeper sense of life in his paintings. All things in the world are composed of millions of cells, and these cells create objects, color, and everything that practically exists. I imagine that Seurat's motive was to utilize this scientific law in his work to give an atmosphere of life, texture, and movement in the scenes that he…

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    This image depicts people engaged in the activities of everyday life. However, Seurat developed a new method of applying color theory called pointillism to this image. Color theory is the understanding of how colors can relate to each other, especially when they are mixed together or in close proximity to each other. Pointillism is a style of painting where short strokes or points of differing colors are used to form new colors. This image contains a revolutionized way of perception as well as…

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    served in Brittany at Guingamp. During his second year, he received a promotion to corporal(a low-ranking noncommissioned officer in the armed forces), so he befriended Alexandre Millerand(President of France in 1920). In 1881 he requested to get in a lower rank, his requested was granted and he got a transfer to the Paris barracks. His military service came to an end in 1883. Maximilien Luce began to display his talent in 1887, when he moved to Montmartre, France. There he joined the Society of…

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    Night Cafe Who was Vincent Van Gogh? And why the night cafe is one of his masterpiece and most famous painting? In the Modernist world there were so many fabulous and famous paintings but in this essay I want to focus in Vincent Gogh.Vincent Gogh was born on March 30 of 1853 in Netherland. He studied paintings while living in Paris in 1886. He was a Dutch artist whose work had a far reaching influence on 20th-century art. He never married he declared his love to Eugénie Loyer, but she reject…

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    Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 in Holland. His father was a pastor and his mother was an artist. At age 15 his family forced him to get a job because they were struggling financially. He worked at his Uncle’s art dealership. By this time, van Gogh was fluent in French, German, English, and his native Dutch. In 1873, van Gogh worked at the Groupil Gallery in London. He fell in love with Eugenie Loyer. Van Gogh suffered a breakdown when she rejected his marriage proposal. He devoted…

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    Van Gogh (The Sower) Every artist has his or her own style of painting; it depicts a story that has a personal significance to the artist and grabs attention towards the viewers. One of the most important artists during the impressionism times was Van Gogh. Most art lovers see Van Gogh as a troubled but yet successful person. Aside from his chaotic life, which led to a lot of drama and controversy, his paintings made way to his life and how captivating they would be towards the viewers. He…

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    INTRODUCTION – thesis statement (1 paragraph) This is the Oil on canvas painting that called Madame Charpentier and Her Children in 1878 By Pierre Auguste Renoir. The size is 153.7 X 190.2cm and kept in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. How is ________ the pivotal point towards his successful career as an artist? BODY 1 - Describe piece (1 paragraph) In this painting, there are 3 main character. Which are Madame Charpentier and her daughters. There is a dog on the left bottom corner lying on…

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