Impressionism arthistoryassignment

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Impressionism arthistoryassignment

  1. 1. IMPRESSIONISM Date(s): _______________________________________ Essential questions based on the Impressionism readings 1. Before the start of Impressionism, art in Paris had a specific style and characteristics. Please explain. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 2. How was early Impressionism viewed in Paris? _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 3. Who coined the term Impressionism? Where did the name come from? _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 4. What are some ways you can identify works from the Impressionism art movement? _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ In this area, paste 2-3 color printed images of artwork from the Impressionism readings. Under each label the the work with title, artist, date and medium. Name: _________________________________________________________________ Score: _________________
  2. 2. 5. The Impressionists are known for their unconventional application of paint. What was this technique called and what are its qualities? ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 6. What does painting ‘en plein air’ mean? Why was this important to the Impressionists? ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 7. What were two influences for the artists of the Impressionism movement? Explain how these influences can be seen. ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 8. This article identifies many elements & principles from Impressionism. Please identify 2 and describe how they are used in the artwork you read about. ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ In this area, paste 2-3 color printed images of artwork from the Impressionism readings. Under each label the the work with title, artist, date and medium.
  3. 3. Artist Study In this area, paste one color printed images for EACH OF THE THREE ARTISTS ABOVE. Under each label the the work with title, artist, date and medium. Pierre-Auguste Renoir Subject Matter (What did they paint?) Characteristics/Style (How did they paint?) Mary Cassatt Claude Monet Artist

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