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1 Realism by Phillip MartinPhillip Martin

2 Realism What can that possibly mean?

3 An ism is a suffix at the end of many English words. It comes from Greekismos and Latinismus. You have seen it at the end of words like optimism, Buddhism, racism, favoritism, and terrorism. Realism

4 It signifies a belief, practice, idea, or movement. In art, there are many movements that end in ism. One of the most important ISMs is Realism. Realism

5 Realism is a style of art that depicts what the eye can see. It tries to capture every day people doing every day ordinary things. Artist have tried to do this for a long time. The Old Violin by William Harnett Realism

6 Examples of Realism can be found throughout art history. Greek sculptures carved lifelike replicas of their models, like this old peasant woman. Realism

7 Painters in the 17 th century like Caravaggio brought a new realism to their work, instead of painting idealized figures. The Calling of Saint Matthew by Michelangelo Caravaggio Realism

8 Painters in the 17 th century like Caravaggio brought a new realism to their work, instead of painting idealized figures. The Maids of Honor by Diego Velázquez Other examples of Realism artists include the Spanish artist Diego Velázquez... Realism

9 The Night Watch by Rembrandt van Rijn... and Dutch painters like Rembrandt. Realism

10 Gustave Courbet However, Gustave Courbet is credited with leading the Realism Movement in 19 th century France, as well as coining the name. Instead of showing an idealized version of life, as was expected, he depicted life as it really was. Realism

11 The Sleeping Spinner by Gustave Courbet However, Gustave Courbet is credited with leading the Realism Movement in 19 th century France, as well as coining the name. Instead of showing life better than it was, as was expected, he depicted life as it really was. Art critics and the art viewing public did not like this change, but Courbet cared about social issues like poverty. Realism

12 The Gleaners by Jean-François Millet Some other Realists include French Artist Jean- François Millet, Realism

13 The Gleaners by Jean-François Millet Some other Realists include French Artist Jean- François Millet, Realism

14 Nighthawks by Edward Hopper... and American artist Edward Hopper. Realism

15 Nighthawks by Edward Hopper... and American artist Edward Hopper. Realism

16 a Now you know about Realism in art. If you want to know more, you can always. research Cubism, Surrealism, Expressionism, Constructivism, Fauvism, Pointillism, Dadaism, Impressionism, Mannerism, Modernism, Post-Modernism, Neo-Expressionism, and Romanticism... for starters. Realism

17 Movements Impressionism Cubism Pointillism Realism Surrealism More isms

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