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Impressionism and Urbanism

Author: Aleisha Olson
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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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Notes on "Impressionism and Urbanism"

Terms to Know

Impressionism

An artistic movement of the nineteenth century that emphasized depiction of fleeting movements, in particular the changing appearance of light.

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.

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.

 

Citations:

Image of Monet, Impression Sunrise, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Claude_Monet,_Impression,_soleil_levant,_1872.jpg; Image of Monet, Saint Lazare Train Station, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Claude_Monet_003.jpg; Image of Caillebotte, Paris Street: Rainy Day, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gustave_Caillebotte_-_Paris_Street;_Rainy_Day_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg; Image of Pissarro, La Place du Théâtre Français, Public Domain, http://vi.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%E1%BA%ADp_tin:Camille_Pissarro,_La_Place_du_Th%C3%A9%C3%A2tre_Fran%C3%A7ais.jpg; Image of Renoir, Le Moulin de la Galette, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pierre-Auguste_Renoir,_Le_Moulin_de_la_Galette.jpg

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.