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  • ISBN: 9783836536974
  • ISBN: 3836536978
  • Physical Description: print
    95 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: English edition.
  • Publisher: Köln : Taschen, [2017]

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General Note: Original edition ©2007.
Translated from the German.
Formatted Contents Note: Pictures created from light and colour -- Frédéric Bazille -- Marie Bracquemond -- Gustave Caillebotte -- Mary Cassatt -- Edgar Degas -- Vincent van Gogh -- Armand Guillaumin -- Wassily Kandinsky -- Max Liebermann -- Claude Monet -- Berthe Morisot -- Giuseppe de Nittis -- Camille Pissarro -- Pierre-Auguste Renoir -- Medardo Rosso -- John Singer Sargent -- Giovanni Battista Segantini -- Georges Seurat -- Walter Richard Sickert -- Paul Signac -- Alfred Sisley -- Max Slevogt -- Fritz von Uhde -- Federico Zandomeneghi.
Summary, etc.: "Discover how scenes of daily life and delicate dabs of color shocked the art world establishment. In this introduction to Impressionism, we explore the artists, subjects, and techniques that first brought the easel out of the studio and shifted artistic attention from history, religion, or portraiture to the evanescent ebb and flow of modern life. As we tour the theaters, bars, and parks of Paris and beyond, we take in the movement's radical innovations in style and subject, from the principle of plein air painting to the rapid, broken brushwork that allowed the Impressionists to emphasize spontaneity, movement, and the changing qualities of light. We take a close look at their unusual new perspectives and their fresh palette of pure, unblended colors, including many vivid shades that brought a whole new level of chromatic intensity to the canvas. Along the way, we recognized Impressionism's established greats, such as Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, and Camille Pissarro, as well as many associated artists worthy of closer attention, including Marie Bracquemond, Medardo Rosso, and Fritz von Udhe." --
Language Note:
Translated from the German.
Subject: Impressionism (Art)
Genre: Art criticism.
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