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Impressionism - Summary of readings

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Department
Art
Course
FAH245H1
Professor
Jordan Bear
Semester
Fall

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FAH245 Week 9ReadingsHerbert Impressionism Art Leisure and Parisian Societyincreased leisure suburban lifeat the sme time British love of nature also existed houses built alone Seinep15 compared w Corots view of Geneva Monets is full of internal symmetriesrepeated horizontals and verticals shapes that lie rather flatly on the surfaceBut Corot had made use of alternate lightdark of his diagonal masory powerful indicators of receding depth Folige of treesnot as flat as Monetsgaps between trunks diminish with distanceCorot unaltered and unchanged landscapes old cities etc verses Monets interest in newly built things Thus Monet uses complicated network of geometric shapesgenerations wish to impose order and regular intervals over natureMonet Bridge at Bougival author calls us to look at it w critical perspective of past not modern His icture would have depicted serious suburban agitationscomposition has an abruptness lack of traditionally integrated edgesspaces that speaks for the changing character of the capitalMonet
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