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08/10/2007 12:40:00 Chapter 5 Style Impressionism Claude Monet (1840-1926) Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) Mary Cassatt (1845-1926 Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Post-Impressionism Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) Georges Seurat (1859-1891) Socialcultueral theories – involve what life is like at the time the artist is making its art Expressive theories – relates personally to artists, involves personal talents, mental states, artist’s gender, or the stage of life that the artist is at
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Formal Critical essay – explaining colors, what is being depicted, how it is arranged Pieta by Titian fig 133 1576 Great use of brushwork Self Portrait in a straw hat by Elizabeth Vigee-Lebrun fig 131 Portrait of Marie Antoinette 1785 Umar slays a dragon by Hamza Nama fig134 1567-72 Illustration of a story from a book made for rule who was illiterate Attributed to Dasavanta and Tara Shows a monster in its lair dying a fiery death Six Gentlemen (six trees)by Ni Zan fig 135 1345 Ex of political overtones Didn’t want to work for foreigners so he expressed his displeasure by illustrating these trees as if they were individual artists isolated from the rest of society The six trees of different species that he placed at the lower center
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Eye Symbols Claude Monet On the Bank of the Seine, Bennecourt o 1868 o 1840-1926 was his life span o Invented impressionism and practiced it for his whole life o Impressionism is major style in Europe o Attempted suicide but failed Impression: Sunrise o 1872 o where impressionism got its name Haystacks o Loved painting outdoors which became possible in late 19 th century with paint in tubes o Optical color o Realized that in keeping with new theories of perception hat when we see something we don’t really see what we think we see Rouen Cathedral o 1890s o from a series of paintings o Painted it inside during different times of day
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Got surgery to improve his eyesight Renoir The luncheon of the boating party o 1876 o Came from working class background (son of tailor and apprentice to a porcelain artist) o Met Monet and they became good friends Seated Bather o 1910 Mary Cassatt The Boating Party 1893-94 Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair · Undefined edges · Impressionist style POST-IMPRESSIONISM-movement that begins in 1880s with 4 main artists: Paul Gauguin, Paul Gauguin , Symbolist Self-Portrait with Halo , 1893 · 1 of many self-portraits by him · Started out as stalk-broker · Once the market started heading south, he took up art · Married with children but separated and never reunited · Decided life in Paris was too Gauguin, The Vision after the Sermon, (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ART 1001 taught by Professor Zucker during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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