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Impressionism and the Modern City

Impressionism and the Modern City

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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
  • Impressionism

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

  • Haussmann

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

  • Haussmannization

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

  • Urbanism

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

  • Urbanization

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