Impressionnist

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Unit 5 Individual Project

HUMA 205-1402A
4/27/2014

Impressionist art is a style in which the artist captures the image of an object as someone would see it if they just caught a glimpse of it. They paint the pictures with a lot of color and most of their pictures are outdoor scenes. Their pictures are very bright and vibrant. The artists like to capture their images without detail but with bold colors. There were many great impressionist artists.
Artist of the impressionist period Edourard Manet was an artist in the years of 1832-1833. He was a founding father of Impressionism and was a crucial part of Salon des Refus├ęs in 1863. Edourard Manet was an artistic influence to many impressionist artists. He claimed to not be himself as an Impressionist though. He said he would not be labeled as that and did not exhibit with the others. Many impressionists borrowed from his style also. Manet influenced development of Impressionism.
Olympia which was created in 1863 was a famous painting that Manet created. His style in this period was characterized by loose brush strokes, simplification of details, and the suppression of transitional tones. Adopting the current style of realism initiated by Gustave Courbet, he painted The Absinthe Drinker and other contemporary subjects such as beggars, singers, Gypsies, people in cafes, and bullfights. After his early years, he rarely painted religious, mythological, or historical subjects such as his Christ Mocked, now in the Art Institute of Chicago, and Christ with Angels, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

The roughly painted style and photographic lighting in these works was seen as specifically modern, and as a challenge to the Renaissance works Manet copied or used as source material. His work is considered 'early modern', partially because of the black outlining of figures, which draws attention to the…...

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