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1 Impressionism by Phillip MartinPhillip Martin

2 Impressionism 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. Impressionism

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 Impressionism. Impressionism

5 Its really hard to give the definition of Impressionism without using the word impression. Light was important to the Impressionists. They wanted to capture the moment. Woman with a Parasol by Claude Monet Impressionism

6 Light on objects and the shadows around them change during the day. Impressionists wanted capture the way light changed colors in their surroundings. Thats how they captured the moment. Shepherdess by Camille Pissarro Impressionism

7 Dancers in Pink by Edgar Degas Impressionism Many of the Impressionists were from France where the movement started in the 1860s. At first the public did not like their work. One newspaper critic called their work sketches or impressions, but not finished pieces.

8 Dancers in Pink by Edgar Degas Boating by Edouard Manet Impressionism Times change and now the Impressionists are among the worlds most popular artists.

9 Dancers in Pink by Edgar Degas Boating by Edouard Manet Impressionism Girl with a Watering Can By Pierre- Auguste Renoir

10 Claude Monet One of the central artists associated with Impressionism was Claude Monet. Monets painting, Impression, Sunrise, inspired the name of the movement. Impressionism

11 Impression, Sunrise By Claude Monet Impressionism

12 Visiting his home and garden in Giverny, is like walking inside his paintings. The water lilies are still there. Impressionism

13 Water Lilies by Claude Monet Impressionism

14 Water Lilies by Claude Monet Impressionism

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

16 Movements Impressionism Cubism Pointillism Realism Surrealism More isms

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