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  • Neo Impressionist Georges Seurat
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    Freddy Carp 12 Grade Bartlett High School Anchorage, AK Grade: A November 7, 1995 Georges Seurat: The Neo-Impressionist Georges Seurat was born in Paris on December 2, 1859. As a youth, he attended a municipal art school where he copied plaster casts and he then studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in 1878 and 1879 (Homer 7). The young Seurat was strongly influenced by Rembrandt and Francisco de Goya. Seurat spent his entire life in Paris except for trips taken in the summer and a year in the mil...
  • Landscape Paintings Of The Area
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    Paul Czanne, who was the son of a wealthy banker, became a painter in the 1860's in Paris when he quit his studies of Law. By 1874 he was painting landscapes in the Impressionist manner and had some of his work included in their first exhibition held during that very same year. He painted in the Impressionistic manner, but sheared off in a different direction to the main body of Impressionist painters. The main body of Impressionist painters were concerned with the 'fleeting effects of light and...
  • Social Criticisms Of Hamlin Garland
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    Chapter One The thesis of this paper is: Hamlin Garland uses the critical theory of veritism and other social ideas to describe the vicissitudes of pioneering and modern life. Chapter Two The purpose is to prove Hamlin Garland played a major role in describing the ideas of the vicissitudes of pioneering and modern life, by providing various examples from his essays, novels, and travels to the Great Plains. Chapter Three There are key words which are necessary to be defined before proving the the...
  • Monet And Degas
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    Although from the same artist group, these Impressionists originated from backgrounds that seemed worlds apart. Claude Monet, known as the "Master Impressionist" varied the themes in his artwork more than any other artist did. Monet's work "Impression Sunrise", of which the term "Impressionist" originates also gives rise to the title "Master Impressionist". Edgar Degas started his career as an artist with nothing in common with Monet but the era in which they lived. From themes to brushstrokes a...
  • Renoir's Paintings
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    PIERRE AUGUSTE RENOIR 'Why shouldn't art be pretty? There are enough unpleasant things in this world'; This is one of many quotes that came from Pierre- Auguste Renoir. This famous French impressionist was born on February 25, 1841 in Limoges, France Renoir grew up in a poor family and was always considered the 'working class'; . This is what inspired Renoir to leave school and seek work in Paris. His hopes came alive in 1854 when he began to work in a porcelain factory as a painter. During this...
  • Impressionist Music As Monet
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    Impressionism relates to a style of painting and composing from the last third of the 19th century. It was started by Claude Monet and his paintings and then worked its way into Debussy compositions. In painting terms this style was characterized by short brush strokes of bright colors to represent the effect of light on an object (Wechsler 6). The music of the impressionist composers contained hidden images and portrayed reality through music. The impressionist era was based mainly on light and...
  • Monet
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    Claude Oscar Monet was born on November 14, 1840, in Paris, France. The artist spent most of his childhood in Le Havre. In Le Havre, when he was a teen, he studied drawing; he also painted seascapes outside with the French painter Eugene Louis Boutin. By the 1859, Monet had committed himself to being an artist, and in doing so he tried to spend as much time in Paris as he could possibly get. In the 1860's he became associated with the pre impressionist painter Edouard Manet, and with other Frenc...
  • Painting Captures A Moment In Time
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    The Swing by Pierre Renoir The impressionist movement started when Claude Monet and other artists held an exhibition in Paris in 1874. People like Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Pierre Renoir, Camille Pissaro created their most important work between 1870 to around 1910. The critics gave the exhibition the worst reviews possible. "The critics considered Impressionist paintings an insult to viewers because they were expected to accept apparently unfinished art as a 'real' painting". The name was take...
  • Degas's Use Of Lighting Effects
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    For the Love of Impressionism Impressionism is arguably the most beloved and famous of all the artistic styles to date, which is celebrated for its bright colour and new, imaginative view of the world and society. However, originally in Paris in the 1870's, this kind of art was viewed as controversial and undisciplined, it was considered to threaten the values that fine art was meant to uphold. Then in 1874, a group of artists got together to make their own exhibition, mostly of quite small, inf...
  • Paintings Of The Impressionist Artists
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    Vincent van Gogh Van Gogh early period includes all his work from 1879 through 1885. Between August 1879 and November 1885, he worked in E tten, The Hague where he received some instruction from his cousin, Anton Mauve and in Nue nen, among other places. In 1886, Vincent Van Gogh left his home in Holland and traveled to Paris. There he found a world and way of living that was like nowhere else. Paris was filled with theaters, dance halls, cafs, large boulevards for strolling, and parks filled wi...
  • Impressionist Artists
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    # IMPRESSIONISTS: THE BRIDGE BETWEEN THE PAST AND THE FUTURE One critic described Impressionist painting as tak [ing] a piece of canvas, colour and brush, daub [ing] a few patches of paint on it at random, and sign the whole thing with their name. Manet, although never truly an Impressionist by style, he led artists including Monet, Degas, Renoir, Pisarro, Sisley and Cezanne, in a new artistic direction. This young group of artists, who had no real connection to each other until one critic lumpe...
  • Edgar Degas
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    Edgar Degas was a French artist, some people would refer to him as the expert of drawing the human figure in motion. He was known as an Impressionists, and was different from all the other artist of his type. Edgar Degas was a person who, at certain times, brashly defied propriety and common social practice. Although he could be the nicest person, at times he would go into rages during social gatherings, becoming hostile with the people who disagreed with his ways and opinions. Edgar Degas was b...
  • Post Impressionist Artists
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    Post Impressionism Art critics first used the term post-impressionistic in 1911 to loosely describe the work of a few artists whose paintings reflect Impressionistic principles, but were created after the movement had lost favour in the late seventeenth century (around 1885). Significant artists whose works have been defined in this category include Paul C zanne (1839-1906), Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) and Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). Post-Impressionists, these few in particular, pushed Impression...
  • Used Women As A Subject Matter
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    Impressionism was the art movement from about the 1860's to the early twentieth century. Impressionist women were painted during a time of great discovery and aristocracy, and many of the women painted appear to be middle or upper class. These women were expected to play the role of daughter and eventually a good wife. Furthermore, women were also relatively inferior to the men. Now, women are generally accepted more in society equal to men and have become more independent and financially secure...
  • French Impressionist Painter
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    Impressionism A theory or style of painting originating and developed in France during the 1870's, characterized by concentration on the immediate visual impression produced by a scene and by the use of unmixed primary colors and small strokes to simulate actual reflected light. Pointillism A postimpressionist school of painting exemplified by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th-century France, characterized by the application of paint in small dots and brush strokes. Stippling To draw...
  • Paint Pictures
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    The traditional idea of an artist standing at an easel is probably not a reality today. All the skills that have been acquired over hundreds of years are now being lost. Painting no longer has the force it once had. 500 years ago, people couldn't read. Artists at that time were very important people. People had to look at their paintings to find out about things, this time was called the renaissance. Impressionism Impressionists were a break from tradition. They were the first artists to use bri...
  • Ways His Painting
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    Paul C'ezanne, a French painter, often called the father of modern art, was born on January 19, 1839, in Aix-en-Provence by, France. While in school, he enrolled in the free drawing academy in Aix, which he attended occasionally for several years. In 1858, he graduated from the College Bourbon. C'ezanne entered the law school of the University of Aix in 1859. He divided his time between the Midi and Paris. In the capital, he briefly attended the Atelier Suisse with Camille Pissarro, whose art la...
  • People Berthie Morisot
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    The Berthie Morisot Berthie Morisot The Forgotten Impressionist Berthie Morisot was born in 1841, in Paris, France. As she grew up she found talent in painting and artistry. The people Berthie Morisot saw every day such as members of her family are the people who appear in nearly all of her paintings. Early works feature her mother and her sister Edm a. Later, she painted her husband Eugene Manet and their young daughter Julie. Through the years, Julie became her mother's favorite model. She als...

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