Impressionism Emphasis of Light Major Artists Subject Matter Industrial Revolution Inventions Brush strokes Historical, political and cultural circumstances that created one of the most popular and influential art movements.
Impressionists E Everyday Life L Light B Brush strokes O Outdoor settings W Weather and atmosphere
Emphasis of Light Time of day Complementary colors Bright colors Berthe Morisot The basic principle of the Impressionist movement is that each work is based on the artists immediate visual impression of the scene at a certain point in time of day. Each work is a study of light, atmosphere and the play of reflections and color.
Impressionists Artists Claude Monet (1840-1926) Pierre Renoir (1841-1919) Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) Pierre Renoir Impressionism broke every rule of the French Academy of Fine Arts, the conservative school that had dominated art training and taste since 1648.
Industrial Revolution Inventions like the steam engine and the camera changed the way artists recorded the world around them. What effect did the Industrial Revolution have on artists? (Artists were able to travel more easily)