IMPRESSIONISM and POST IMPRESSIONISM

(1836 - 1908 C.E.)

CONTENT: What do you see?

FORM: The details (what you see more exactly). How the artist delivers the content.

CONTEXT: Everything NOT observable.

FUNCTION: The intended purpose of the work.

Assignments:

READINGS: 

 

UNIT Sheet: 

 

SNAPSHOT Sheet:

APAH 250 Images:


Impressionism:

116. The Saint-Lazare Station, Claude Monet 

* Impression, Sunrise, Water Lilies series (Hay Stacks)

* Degas – ballerinas/bathers

* Renoir – Le Moulin de la Galette, Luncheon of the Boating Party

121. The Coiffure, Mary Cassatt 

Post Impressionism:

120. The Starry Night, Vincent Van Gogh

123. Where Do We Come From? What are we? Where are we going?

         Paul Gauguin

125. Mont Saint-Victoire, Paul Cezane

 

 

 

Vocabulary

Aquatint
Avant-garde
Caricature
Drypoint
Japonisme
Lithography
Modernism
Plein-air
Positivism
Skeleton
​Zoopraxiscope

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

A very special thank you to Dr. Robert Coad for his infinite wisdom, amazing workshops, gift of materials and time, and years of support.

Another special thank you to Ms. Marsha Russell for her devotion to teaching and generosity in sharing her materials and knowledge with all of us.

Thank you to Valerie Park for her inspirational AP Art History web site that guided the creation of this site.