Impressionism– An introduction | overview | Easy explanation
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Impressionism– An introduction | overview | Easy explanation

Impressionism

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Category: 1 (Originators)

Category: 2 (American artists)

Impressionism- Introduction through upper written categories.

These two above written categories, “Originators” and “American artists” comprise an essential aspect of the life of this artist. Impressionism is an art style of elite class which played a vital role in Impressionism renaissance movement.

You would know these things in this article:- Impressionist techniques, Content and composition & Timeline: Lives of the Impressionists.

There are other art movements such as “Romanticism,” “Surrealism,” and “Mannerism” which are similar to some extent.

Some artists of Impressionism come from other art styles such as Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas, and Paul Cézanne.

This art movement (Impressionism) has many famous paintings/artworks such as “Wild Poppies,” “A ball at the Moulin,” and “Two Sisters.”

If you see the beauty of these paintings, then “Impression Sunrise” comes at first place which is beautiful, “Luncheon of the Boating Party,” sometimes comes at the second place due to its demand.

If you (As a/an Impressionism student) really want to read comprehensively then read these sections– “Originators (artistic approach)” and “American artists (Other aspects).”

These categories comprise in-depth knowledge, especially- “Originators”-A Category.

IMPRESSIONISM was an art movement, and if you want to read about Impressionism comprehensively, then you should also cover its most famous artist– Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas, and Paul Cézanne.

But if you have less time, then you may select- Impressionism Characteristic section.

Impressionism- Characteristics

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Impressionism- 4 Frequently asked questions

  1. What is Impressionism?

Impressionism is an art movement, and the Impressionism artist tries to express artistic thought through Impressionism paintings/artworks.

There are so many artists such as Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Camille Pissarro who defined this art style through their artworks such as “Wild Poppies,” “A ball at the Moulin” and “Two Sisters.”

Thus Impressionism is a pastiche of many different art styles such as “Romanticism,” “Surrealism,” “Mannerism” etc.

  1. Why is Impressionism still popular today?

There are two things, the demand of Impressionism paintings/artworks and fame of Impressionism artists. Still, there are many artworks which are in huge demand such as “Wild Poppies,” “A ball at the Moulin” and “Impression Sunrise.”

Still, there are many European exhibitions which display– “Wild Poppies,” “Impression Sunrise,” “Two Sisters.”

These Impressionism paintings show the popularity of this art style. Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, and Camille Pissarro are other factors of its popularity.

  1. What do you think about Impressionism?

Impressionism is an artistic and intellectual art movement which has a complicated history; Impressionism was the way of expression for “Paul Cézanne,” “Camille Pissarro,” and “Claude Monet.”

In philosophy and the history of ideas, this art style is very diverse. See category- “Originators” and “American artists.”

You would get the depth of this art style, through Impressionism artworks, artists try to emphasize on the free flow of expression.

Artworks of Impressionism artists explore the relationship between celebrity culture (Originators) and visual expression (American artists).

  1. What are the features of Impressionism?

This art style is trendy; Impressionism emerged in 1860 as a/an Impressionism movement when there was artistic standoff among European countries.

Some artists such as “Edgar Degas,” “Claude Monet” and “Paul Cézanne.”

Actually, if you want to know the features of the Impressionism movement, then you should read about “Claude Monet” and “Pierre-Auguste Renoir.” And you may also know it by going through these categories- “Originators” and “American artists.”

These categories cover everything comprehensively.

Impressionism- Five topmost artists

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Impressionism- Introduction of these artists.

1st CLAUDE MONET– Claude Monet is the artist of Impressionism art movement who played a vital role in the Impressionism art movement renaissance, the date of birth of this artist is 14 November 1840, and the place of birth is- Pob1.

This artist is known for/as Monet entered Le Havre secondary school of the arts (French painter). Due to regional effect, Paintings of this Impressionism artist show resemblance with these areas. The artistic qualification of this artist is- Monet entered Le Havre secondary school of the arts (French painter).

But still, it’s a beauty of this Impressionism art movement that you may compare these artworks with each other- “Two Sisters,” “A ball at the Moulin,” “Wild Poppies,” “Luncheon of the Boating Party” and “Impression Sunrise.”

Notable works:- Women in the Garden, 1866–1867 & The Luncheon, 1868.

Qualification:- Monet entered Le Havre secondary school of the arts (French painter).

2nd PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR– The date of birth of Pierre-Auguste Renoir is 25 February 1841, this artist was born during the Impressionism period when the Impressionism art movement was on the peak wherein Pierre-Auguste Renoir had played a vital role in this art movement.

The date of birth of this artist is 25 FEBRUARY 1841, and the place of birth is- POB2. The artistic qualification of this artist is- Art school (French artist).

Notable works:- Nude, 1910 & Bal du moulin de la Galette, 1876.

Qualification:- Art school (French artist).

3rd CAMILLE PISSARRO– This name also emerged during the Impressionism art movement. The artwork demand of Camille Pissarro is a little bit lesser than Claude Monet.

But the artworks of this artist (Camille Pissarro) are also very beautiful. The artistic qualification of this artist is- School of Paris (Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter).

Notable works:- Jalais Hill, Pontoise, 1867 & Entrée du village de Voisins, 1872.

Qualification:- School of Paris (Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter).

4th EDGAR DEGAS– The artistic qualification of this artist is- Smith College Museum of Art (French artist famous for his paintings).  Edgar Degas is the artist of the Impressionism art movement who also played a vital role in the Impressionism art movement renaissance.

The date of birth of this artist is 19 July 1834, and the place of birth is pob4. This artist is known for/as Smith College Museum of Art (French artist famous for his paintings).

Notable works:- The Bellelli Family (1858–1867) & At the Milliner’s (1882).

Qualification:- Smith College Museum of Art (French artist famous for his paintings).

5th PAUL CÉZANNE– The date of birth of this artist is 19 January 1839, and the artistic qualification of this artist is- Swiss Academy, Aix-Marseille University (French artist and Post-Impressionist painter). The artworks demand of Paul Cézanne is a little bit lesser than Claude Monet.

But then also, paintings of this Impressionism artist remain in high demand.

Notable works:- The Bathers (1898–1905) & Mont Sainte-Victoria seen from Bellevue (1885).

Qualification:- Swiss Academy, Aix-Marseille University (French artist and Post-Impressionist painter).

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