The Move Toward Modernism:  A Look at Monet  Chapter 31 Humanities 103 Instructor Beth Camp
Impressionism 1875-1900 <ul><li>Transitory visual impressions </li></ul><ul><li>Painted directly from nature (“plein air”)...
Challenge Question: <ul><li>Do the paintings by Monet reinforce or contradict your understanding of Impressionism? </li></...
Claude Monet (1840-1926) <ul><li>“ Suddenly, it was as though a veil had been ripped from my eyes.  I understood, I saw, w...
Monet
Monet <ul><li>Boulevard des Capucines  (1873) </li></ul><ul><li>Next:   The Railroad Bridge at Argenteuil  (1874) </li></ul>
Monet
Monet <ul><li>The Stroll, Camille Monet and her son Jean  (Woman with a Parasol), (1875) </li></ul>
Claude Monet (1840-1926) <ul><li>“When you go out to paint, try to forget what objects you have before you -- a tree, a ho...
Claude Monet (1840-1926) <ul><li>Landscapes  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impressions:  Sunrise  (1873) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Monet
 
Monet <ul><li>Rouen Cathedral, the West Portal, Full Sunlight, Harmony in Blue and Gold  (1893) </li></ul><ul><li>Next:  W...
Courbet
Claude Monet (1840-1926) <ul><li>“One day I believe I have a masterpiece, then it turns to nothing; I fight, I fight witho...
 
About Monet <ul><li>What is your impression of Monet‘s work? </li></ul><ul><li>Which one or two paintings were you most in...
Challenge Question: <ul><li>Did the paintings by Monet reinforce or contradict your understanding of Impressionism? </li><...
Sources <ul><li>Slides from Mark Hardin’s  Artchive </li></ul><ul><li>“ Monet to Moore,” Portland Art Museum, 1999-2000 </...
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    1. 1. The Move Toward Modernism: A Look at Monet Chapter 31 Humanities 103 Instructor Beth Camp
    2. 2. Impressionism 1875-1900 <ul><li>Transitory visual impressions </li></ul><ul><li>Painted directly from nature (“plein air”) </li></ul><ul><li>Observed nature closely </li></ul><ul><li>Used “broken color” to show form and luminosity </li></ul><ul><li>Rejected academic standards, romantic emotion or imagination </li></ul>
    3. 3. Challenge Question: <ul><li>Do the paintings by Monet reinforce or contradict your understanding of Impressionism? </li></ul><ul><li>As you view these works, select two paintings which you think are “most representative” of Monet’s work. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Claude Monet (1840-1926) <ul><li>“ Suddenly, it was as though a veil had been ripped from my eyes. I understood, I saw, what painting could be! From that moment on, my way was clear, my destiny decreed. I would be a painter no matter what. And I understood nature and I learned at the same time to love it.” </li></ul><ul><li>Monet at 18; Boudin introduces him to plein air painting </li></ul><ul><li>Next: Bathing at La Grenouillere (1869) </li></ul>
    5. 5. Monet
    6. 6. Monet <ul><li>Boulevard des Capucines (1873) </li></ul><ul><li>Next: The Railroad Bridge at Argenteuil (1874) </li></ul>
    7. 7. Monet
    8. 8. Monet <ul><li>The Stroll, Camille Monet and her son Jean (Woman with a Parasol), (1875) </li></ul>
    9. 9. Claude Monet (1840-1926) <ul><li>“When you go out to paint, try to forget what objects you have before you -- a tree, a house, a field, or whatever. Merely think: Here is a little square of blue, here an oblong of pink, here a streak of yellow, and paint it just as it looks to you, the exact color and shape, until it gives your own naïve impression of the scene before you.” </li></ul>
    10. 10. Claude Monet (1840-1926) <ul><li>Landscapes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impressions: Sunrise (1873) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wheatstacks (End of Summer) (1890-1891) </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Monet
    12. 13. Monet <ul><li>Rouen Cathedral, the West Portal, Full Sunlight, Harmony in Blue and Gold (1893) </li></ul><ul><li>Next: Water Lilies (1906) </li></ul>
    13. 14. Courbet
    14. 15. Claude Monet (1840-1926) <ul><li>“One day I believe I have a masterpiece, then it turns to nothing; I fight, I fight without advancing. I think I am searching for the impossible although I am full of courage.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monet quoted in “Monet to Moore,” Portland Art Museum, 1999-2000 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Next: The Japanese Bridge (1918-1924) </li></ul>
    15. 17. About Monet <ul><li>What is your impression of Monet‘s work? </li></ul><ul><li>Which one or two paintings were you most intrigued by? Why? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you describe the “subtext” of Monet’s work? </li></ul>
    16. 18. Challenge Question: <ul><li>Did the paintings by Monet reinforce or contradict your understanding of Impressionism? </li></ul><ul><li>Which two paintings are “most representative” of Monet’s work and why? </li></ul>
    17. 19. Sources <ul><li>Slides from Mark Hardin’s Artchive </li></ul><ul><li>“ Monet to Moore,” Portland Art Museum, 1999-2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do some additional reading about these three painters. What did each contribute? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How are they different? How are they alike? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What were the most memorable images from this slide show? Why? </li></ul></ul>
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