Impressionism

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, Dec 17, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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How did the Impressionists get their name? Who were the most famous Impressionists? Did the Impressionist style have a lasting impact? 'Impressionism' answers all these questions. It also discusses how and why the Impressionist movement began, looks at how the Impressionists captured the changing effects of light and color in nature, and examines the different subjects Impressionist artists chose for their paintings. 'Art on the Wall' is an exciting and informative series that explores a range of art movements and styles. Each title in the series looks at the history behind the movement and discusses the techniques used by its artists. The text is supported with stunning paintings and other artworks that illustrate each art style. The titles also include biographies of well-known artists and try-it-yourself activities that encourage readers to create their works of art using the techniques of the movement.
 

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Contents

What is Impressionism?
1834
The Story of the Movement 14
1844
Impressionist Techniques 20
1850
Impressionist Subjects 26
1856
Making an Impression 34
1864
Lives of the Artists 40
1870
Fin J Out More 46
1876
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Jane Bingham is an experienced writer for young adults. She has written over 100 nonfiction books on a variety of topics. Jane has a first class degree in English Literature and an M. Phil in History of Art and is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Oxford Brookes University. She has two sons and three stepsons and lives in Oxford, England.

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