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Impressionism and the Modern City

Impressionism and the Modern City


This lesson will examine the development of Impressionism and the influence of modern urbanism on Impressionist subject matter.

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Terms to Know

The civic planner responsible for the complete renovation of Paris in the late 19th-century.


The physical transformation of Paris from a medieval city with winding, narrow streets to a modern city with wide, straight boulevards.


An artistic movement of the 19th-century that emphasized depictions of fleeting moments, in particular the changing appearance of light.


The way of life of people who live in a city.


The migration of large numbers of people from agricultural areas to cities.