19 th  century 21 st  century
Impressionism Claude Monet,  Impression Sunrise , 1873.
Impressionism
Impressionism
 
“… the impressionists; they take canvas, paint and brushes, throw some color at random, and sign the result.”   -Albert Wo...
why ?
a rupture in tradition
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
“… only one fact pertains:  the things that the impressionists put on their canvases do not correspond to those found on t...
different = bad 19 th   Century
A painting should be… produced by a trained artist
based on detailed sketches
handmade paint
in a studio
monumental
In contrast…
outside Impressionist Painting: from nature rapid brush strokes portable canvases
Industrial Revolution
Advances in Communication  and Transportation
Photography Capturing fleeting effects
Color Theory new ways of understanding color perception
 
more than paint thrown on a canvas
was a new way of  representing the world. Impressionism
freed artists from state-controlled artistic production. Impressionism
created the need for art galleries. Impressionism
is self-expression. Impressionism
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
experimentation RISK-TAKING innovation
21st Century different = good
 
 
“ Disruptive innovations” significantly uproot existing models and create new, unanticipated changes. Leave one text, vide...
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  1. 2. 19 th century 21 st century
  2. 3. Impressionism Claude Monet, Impression Sunrise , 1873.
  3. 4. Impressionism
  4. 5. Impressionism
  5. 7. “… the impressionists; they take canvas, paint and brushes, throw some color at random, and sign the result.” -Albert Wolff art critic, 1876
  6. 8. why ?
  7. 9. a rupture in tradition
  8. 23. “… only one fact pertains: the things that the impressionists put on their canvases do not correspond to those found on the canvases of previous painters…It is different, and so it is bad.” -Theodore Duret Art critic, 1878
  9. 24. different = bad 19 th Century
  10. 25. A painting should be… produced by a trained artist
  11. 26. based on detailed sketches
  12. 27. handmade paint
  13. 28. in a studio
  14. 29. monumental
  15. 30. In contrast…
  16. 31. outside Impressionist Painting: from nature rapid brush strokes portable canvases
  17. 32. Industrial Revolution
  18. 33. Advances in Communication and Transportation
  19. 34. Photography Capturing fleeting effects
  20. 35. Color Theory new ways of understanding color perception
  21. 37. more than paint thrown on a canvas
  22. 38. was a new way of representing the world. Impressionism
  23. 39. freed artists from state-controlled artistic production. Impressionism
  24. 40. created the need for art galleries. Impressionism
  25. 41. is self-expression. Impressionism
  26. 61. experimentation RISK-TAKING innovation
  27. 62. 21st Century different = good
  28. 65. “ Disruptive innovations” significantly uproot existing models and create new, unanticipated changes. Leave one text, video, or voice comment that discusses the relationship between the two disruptive innovations shown below. In your comment, share an example from your personal experiences about how you have been affected in a positive way by their disruptiveness. Impressionism Smart Phone

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