- Exposition art Degas Monet Renoir etc o Independent society of artists o Planned an exposition to correspond with that of the salon o Critic

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Exposition art Degas, Monet, Renoir, etc. o Independent society of artists o Planned an exposition to correspond with that of the salon o Critic dealer system o No direct relationship to patrons o Viewer-ship for this art very small, only about 3,500 Impressionism Interested in color and light Another artist used the word “impressionist” as a derogatory term o Just an impression, rather than finished Art “dangerous” to society as a whole Idea that illusionism equals skill, so impressionists were not skilled Pursue, with varying techniques, the same goal: to render with absolute sincerity the impression aroused in them by the various aspects of society Break the traditional landscape tradition No constructed out of horizontals and verticals, but instead diagonals Cropping, allows us to see this as an arbitrary view o Random instead of premeditated More about vision than about art Impressionist painting needs to create a painting that responds to the modern word
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2008 for the course HISTORY 11 taught by Professor Muller during the Fall '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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- Exposition art Degas Monet Renoir etc o Independent society of artists o Planned an exposition to correspond with that of the salon o Critic

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