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Societies changed quickly in the_____________ of art history. Modern period
Political revolutions in the__________________ sparked a move toward democracy that is still going on today. American colonies and France
With the invention of the ___________________, the Industrial Revolutiion began. steam engine
In 1841, an American painter invented an airtight metal tube to hold oil paints.
This new method of carrying paint made it practical for artists to create finished works outdoors instead of having to work in studios from sketches.
Many different styles of painting developed in the Modern period.
Beginning about in the middle of the 1700's, treasures discovered buried in the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum led to a renewed interest in the classical art forms of ancient Greece and Rome.
Partly as a reaction against the lighthearted Rococo style, artists developed a new style of painting known as Neoclassicism.
Neoclassicism used approved models and forms from classical times and stressed order, reason, and serious or moral messages.
Neoclassical paintings usually have grand themes from history and legend as their subjects.
Neoclassicism usually include very formal, balanced compositions, use strongly drawn lines to define forms, and have smooth, polished canvases.
Human figures in Neoclassical paintings often remind us of Greek or Roman statues.
In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, a style known as Romanticism developed in European art.
Romantics were interested in nature than in science.
The Romantics emphasized individual experience over order and reason.
Not all Romantic painters painted alike or chose the same subjects for their art, but they all believed that paintings should express emotions about man in the modern world.
Romantics valued truth and sincerity in art above classical order and conventional beauty.
Some Romantic landscape artists pictured nature as wild and powerful, beyond man's ability to control.
For other Romantic painters, the _____________________ in a world where everything else was changing rapidly. permanance of nature was and anchor for man
The Romantic style remained popular, particularly among, ____________________, throughout the 19th century. American landscape artists
In the late 1800's, a group of artists developed a new style of painting that didn't look like the real world, they wanted to create impressions of light and colot that would form pictures in viewers' mind, this style is called Impressionism.
Instead of blending colors on a palette before they applied paint to canvas, they applied different colors side-by-side on the canvas.
Standing close to an Impressionist painting, we see the separate colors, but from farther away, our eyes blend the colors.
From a distance away, we are no longer aware of the colors painted separately, but focus on the shapes created by those colors.
Impressionist often painted outdoors to take advantage of the natural light.
They used short, broad strokes that created a ____________surface on the canvas itself. textured
As the style developed, Impressionists almost completely stopped using _____________, shadows, or dark colors in their paintings. ___________________
The Seine at Chatou is an example of _______________________. Impressionist
In the 1880's, French artists took some of the ideas of Impressionism and developed a new style called Pointillism, which is also called Neo-Impressionism.
Pointillists were more interested in analyzing the way we see color.
Their style is named for the ___________________ of separate colors they placed on their canvases. tiny dots or points
From a distance, we see shapes and objects, but we also see the separate dots.
This gives the colors a lively, shimmering effect.
An example of Pointillism is __________________. The Bonaventure Pine
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