Monet

French to Modern Impressionism

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Impressionism is a major style or movement in art originating from 19th century France. This style is not made to focus on an accurate depiction of the scene, but rather is more concerned with capturing the visual impression of the moment. This is achieved by a variety of brush strokes, some short and thick and… continue reading »

The Master of Impressionism

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Strolling Harborside by Elena Bond
Impressionism emerged during the early 1900’s when a rogue group of artists decided to defy the traditions of the French art schools and salons, in particular, the Académie des Beaux-Arts (the Academy that dominated French art during the middle of the 19th century, known to be the relentless preserver of traditional French painting). Instead of… continue reading »