Impressionism

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Impressionism

  1. 1. Impressionism (1860-1886)
  2. 2. Principal Artists <ul><li>Claude Monet </li></ul><ul><li>Camille Pissarro </li></ul><ul><li>Pierre-Auguste Renoir </li></ul><ul><li>Alfred Sisley </li></ul>
  3. 3. Techniques <ul><li>Short, broken brush strokes that barely convey forms. </li></ul><ul><li>Pure colours. </li></ul><ul><li>Effects of light. </li></ul><ul><li>The use of complementary colours. </li></ul><ul><li>Shadows and highlights in color, not black. </li></ul><ul><li>They worked outside their studios. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Subjects <ul><li>Modern life. </li></ul><ul><li>The way that ordinary people spent their free time. </li></ul><ul><li>Landscapes. </li></ul>Each painter developed his own set of theme.
  5. 5. <ul><li>Monet´s painting “Impression: Sunrise” gave the name to the movement in 1874. </li></ul><ul><li>The Impressionist painters reacted against the traditional art style: Realism. </li></ul><ul><li>They tried to capture an object, landcape or people as the eye saw it. </li></ul>

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