Claude Monet, The Cliff at
Étretat after the Storm, 1885,
Clark Art Institute,
Alfred Sisley, Bridge at
Garenne, 1872, Metropolitan
Museum of Art
Claude Monet, Woman with a
Parasol, (Camille and Jean
Monet), 1875,National Gallery of
Art, Washington, D.C.
An art movement that focused on
showing the effects of light on
things at different times of the day.
Impressionists used unblended
slashes of pure color placed
together to create a mode or
impression of a scene.
George Braque, 1910, Violin and
Candlestick, oil on canvas, 60.96 cm x
50.17 cm, San Francisco Museum of
Jean Metzinger, La Femme au
Cheval, Woman with a horse, 1911-
1912, Statens Museum for
Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark.
Exhibited at the 1912 Salon des
Indépendants, and published in
Apollinaire's 1913 Les Peintres
Albert Gleizes, L’Homme au
Balcon, Man on a Balcony (Portrait of Dr.
Theo Morinaud) 1912, Philadelphia
Museum of Art.
The artist tried to show all the
sides of an object, reduces
recognizable images to
geometric forms or so often
showed objects from several
positions at one time, and
often made opaque forms
It declared the absurdity of all
conventions and destroyed the
notion of art itself.
The important thing about
dadaist was not the work of
itself but the shock and the
confusion they could produce.