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The late 1800s saw the emergence of modernism in European life and art. As a new generation of young, adventurous artists gained prominence, the Academy, which had previously dictated preferences and norms, started to collapse. Furthermore, the expansion of commerce in Asia and new scientific breakthroughs enabled new ways of perceiving and describing the globe.
Please answer the following question in a 500-word paper:
Impressionism is often considered the first true, modern art style. Do you agree with this statement or not? Please refer to both Impressionist images and prior art to support your argument. Use APA when citing a painting as a source for a paper, especially for art history or a related area paper.
Please use the APA style to cite the materials given below.
After 1822: The development of Photography
Easby, R. J. (n.d.). Early Photography: Niépce, Talbot and Muybridge.
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George Eastman Museum. The Daguerreotype—Photographic Processes Series—Chapter 2 of 12 [Video]. (2014, December 12) YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d932Q6jYRg8
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Mid 1800s: Academic Art
Couture, Romans of the Decadence (video). (n.d.). Khan Academy. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/avant-garde-france/second-empire/v/thomas-couture-romans-of-the-decadence-1847
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After 1848: Realism
Gersh-Nesic, B. (n.d.). A beginner’s guide to Realism. Khan Academy. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/avant-garde-france/realism/a/a-beginners-guide-to-realism
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Heroes of modern surgery: Eakins’ Dr. Gross and Dr. Agnew [Video]. (n.d.). Khan Academy. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-americas/us-art-19c/realism-us/v/eakins-gross-agnew
Watch the video: Heroes of modern surgery: Eakins’ Dr. Gross and Dr. Agnew
Late 1800s: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
Gersh-Nesic, B. (n.d.). A beginner’s guide to Impressionism. Khan Academy. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/avant-garde-france/impressionism/a/a-beginners-guide-to-impressionism
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The Art Assignment. (2019, October 17). The Case for Impressionism. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tw51Eh9vcw
Watch the video: The Case for Impressionism
Pollitt, B. (n.d.). Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair. Khan Academy. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/avant-garde-france/impressionism/a/cassatt-little-girl-in-a-blue-armchair
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What is Post-Impressionist Art? (n.d.) Google Arts and Culture
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Harris, B. and Steve Zucker. (n.d.) An introduction to the painting of Paul Cézanne. Khan Academy. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/avant-garde-france/post-impressionism/a/an-introduction-to-paul-czanne
Read the article: An introduction to the painting of Paul Cézanne
Ives, C. (October, 2004). Japonisme. Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History.
Read the article: Japonisme
Asian Art Museum. (2015, September 29). Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet, Van Gogh, and Other Western Artists. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvDJFxnXlsU
Watch the video: Looking East: How Japan inspired Monet, Van Gogh, and other western artists