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Impressionist Painting Essay Examples

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An Analysis of the Impressionist Style of Painting in the Monet's Impression the Sunrise
Sandra Weathers 17 April 2000 The comments about Monet’s painting, Impression: Sunrise, gives an insight to the artistic vision in Waugh’s Vile Bodies and Greene’s Brighton Rock. Monet’s Impression: Sunrise is a famous and prime example of Impressionism. The impressionist style of painting is characterized by “concentrati...
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An Introduction to the Development of Roman Historical Painting
In 211 BC the great general M. Claudius Marcellus returned to Rome after his decisive defeat of Syracuse. With him came a vast booty of Hellenistic artifacts. Remaining outside the sacred precincts of Rome, he supplicated the Senate for the purification and glory of a triumphal procession, realizing that they would both mak...
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An Analysis of the Impressionist Painting "Grainstack (Sunset)" by Claude Monet
Grainstack (Sunset) Impressionist paintings are put into a category based on certain characteristics. Such features include light that draws attention to objects, rough textures, and visual pleasure that the viewer receives upon looking at paintings. Grainstack (Sunset) by Claude Monet is a great example of this. During th...
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A Reflection of Un-Gendering the Body in Art
I am not a feminist. In fact I do not conform to any of the 'isms' that one so easily throw around these days. Yet when I see this piece of work I begin to wonder all over again why the body has become such and extensively important item of display and spectacle in art. If one were to reflect for just one moment on the h...
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A Description of Claude Monet and His Friends Contribution in the Nineteenth Century
Towards the later half of the nineteenth century, many artists were pursuing new avenues in their artistic representations. They were perturbed at the rigid and constricting regulations of the Salon, and some artists decided to form and independent exhibition. Cluade Monet and his friends founded the Socit anonyme de artis...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of the Post-Impressionist Paintings
The post-impressionist paintings are in line with the current issues and can be put into modern use. Both painting categories have a rich background that informs us about the circumstances under which they came into existence and this helps us to trace the origin and the evolution of art as a whole (Baumann et al, 1994).
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A Biography of the Life and Times of Claude Monet
Claude Monet was born in Paris on the 14th November, 1840. When he was five years old, he moved to the port town of Le Havre. For much of his childhood, Monet was considered by both his teachers and his parents to be undisciplined and, therefore, unlike ly to make a success of his life. Enforcing this impression, Monet show...
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A Biography of Oscar Claude Monet, the Founder of the French Impressionist Painting
Oscar Claude Monet Oscar Claude Monet was born on November 14, 1840 in Paris, France. Monet spent most of his childhood in Le Havre, France. In Le Havre, Monet studied drawing and painted seascapes with a French painter Eugene Louis Boudin in his teens. By 1859 Monet committed himself a career to be an artist. Monet spent...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of the Artwork by Claude Monet
Monet and His World I have always been interested in the impressionist style of art, especially the work of Claude Monet. When making my book selection I took this under consideration and chose a book written by Raymond Cogniat entitled Monet and His World. This lively illustrated book is written with great detail. Using e...
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An Introduction to the Life of Berthie Morisot the Forgotten Impressionist
Berthie Morisot The Forgotten Impressionist Berthie Morisot was born in 1841, in Paris, France. As she grew up she found talent in painting and artistry. The people Berthie Morisot saw every day such as members of her family are the people who appear in nearly all of her paintings. Early works feature her mother and h...
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A Review of Joe Scott Thomas Benton's Painting Iron Mill
Attacking Art by Joe Scott Thomas Benton's Iron Mill: Thomas Benton's famous painting Iron Mill is what I think to be a mix between abstract movements and realistic concepts. The abstract movements come from the way that the men are working. All of the men have what seems to be normal movements, all except for the African-A...
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The Meaning behind a Painting by Diego Rivera, a Mexican Artist
This work contains a great amount of symbolism and and meaning, because it is a reflection of the feelings of the author and a cause he cannot put into words. The figures represented in this painting are that of a woman, sitting in the center ; 3 men standing on the right ; 3 other men on the left ; and a woman in the cloud...
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A Comparison of Computer Science and Painting
When I finished grad school in computer science I went to art school to study painting. A lot of people seemed surprised that someone interested in computers would also be interested in painting. They seemed to think that hacking and painting were very different kinds of work-- that hacking was cold, precise, and methodical...
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The Tempera Painting: The Oldest Method of Painting
Hind site is always 20/20. Looking back on history, especially the history of painting, one can decipher a great deal about the time it was painted in and the changes in those times. One can understand the value systems, the ethics, government, morality, economics and personal lives of the times reflected in paintings. Peri...
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An Analysis of the Inspirational Painting, The Death of Socrates
In contemporary with the Age of Enlightenment, also called the Age of Reason in France, neoclassical painters used famous works of literature as a source of inspiration for their paintings. The Death Of Socrates (1787; Oil on canvas, 129.5 x 196.2 cm or 51 x 77 1/4 in) by Jacques Louis David, is a perfect example of a neoc...
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A Comparison of Romantic Painting and Realism Paintings in Terms of Composition and Balance
Survey Of Romantic Versus Realism Paintings
A Survey of Romantic and Realistic Paintings
Fantasy and reality occupy our worlds everyday. One sees this world around himself and he retreats to what he wishes it was. Why shouldn't he paint about it? The portrayal of fantastic and realistic notions occupied the activity of pain...
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The Evolution of Painting in the 19th Century
The 19th century saw an evolution of the way paintings were done which tended to reflect the different perceptions, stereotypes and attitudes among the different people of the United States. One of the most poignant attitudes was with regard to people of Asian origin most of who were of Chinese descent. The imagery in this...
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A Study of Light Painting
Light painting has also been called by other names such as light graffiti or light drawing. It is a photographic technique which is achieved through exposure that is mostly done in a dark place and it is done by moving a camera or by use of a light source that is held by the hand. In most cases the source of light is not pa...
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An Analysis of the Woman in the Red Nude Painting by Marcel Duchamp
The piece that I chose as my subject for this essay is titled Red Nude. This painting was done in oil on canvas. The name of the artist who painted this piece is Marcel Duchamp. In the next few paragraphs I will be doing the following: giving a description of the painting and doing an aesthetic analysis which includes inter...
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A Review of Hubert Damisch's "The Underneaths of Painting"
Allison Boon Art History 10F Elizabeth Towers 12/07/99 Third Essay: Topic #1 The depiction of the nude female model by a male artist in oil painting has played a significant role in the western tradition over the last 500 years. The oil painting of the female nude is subject to the artist’s interpretation of her form....
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An Introduction to the Steps of the Acrylic Style of Painting
Successful Painting: Acrylics Ching Hao once said, "There are six essentials in painting. The first is called spirit; the second , rhythm; the third, thought; the fourth, scenery; the fifth, the brush; and the last is the ink." This brings us to the three main steps to a successful acrylic painting: planning, pr...
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An Introduction to the Different Ways of Art Analysis
Art is something which can be analyzed to give deeper insight as to the common values and beliefs shared by the members of a certain society. Regardless of the place of origin or the time period of a form of art, it will always be a reflection of the social structure in which it's creator/s lived. However, the way the artis...
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A Comprehensive Analysis of the Monet's Painting Techniques
Monet's use of color along with use of intricate brush strokes and composition is outstanding. The vast variations of brush strokes and color placement techniques are what make his work so unique and individual. Grand Canal, Venice, 1908 is a prime example of Monet's talents in these areas. The structure of the painting is...
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Nature as a Painting and God as an Artist
         When thinking about nature and all of my surroundings, I believe that they are, in a sense, like a painting. When you admire it from afar, it is very aesthetically pleasing. You take notice of its basic outlines, its basic colors, and its basic idea. But it is not until you begin to approach a painting that you are...
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An Analysis of Surrealistic Painting Time by Rene Margritte
RENE MARGRITTE, TIME TRANSFIXED, 1938 Time transfixed by Rene Margritte is a surrealistic painting. By watching the painting We see a very sharp and clear painting with dark colors close to the red. The painting look so real that fools the eye and the observer has the impression that it is a computer graphic and not a re...
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