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Study Guide Questions

1.     Impressionists used ________________________ patches of ____________________, _____________________ brushstrokes, and ______________________________ canvases.
2.     Impressionists focused on depicting a(n) ________________________ source.
3.     Whose painting inspired someone to labeled the new style "Impressionist"?
4.     What was the name of the painting referred to in #3 (above)?
5.     Who coined the term, "Impressionist"?
6.     Originally, the term, "Impressionist" had a negative connotation. True or false?
7.     Where did most 19th Century artists learn how to paint?
8.     The Neo-Classical painters wanted to emulate the work of whom?
9.     What were typical subjects for Neo-Classical painters?
10.     What were the main concerns of the Neo-Classical artists?
11.     What were the annual exhibitions that were sponsored by the established art world called?
12.     Why did the Impressionist painters decide to band together?
13.     Where did they begin to meet?
14.     The fledgling Impressionist movement was met with ____________________________.
15.     Where did Impressionists go to paint, and how was this a departure from what artists had traditionally done?
16.     Why did Monet paint the same subjects repeatedly?
17.     What color did most Impressionists avoid using?
18.     What new technology appeared at the same time as Impressionism?
19.     Impressionists always used smooth brushstrokes. True or false?
20.     Outlines, in Impressionist art, tended to be [defined/ undefined].
21.     Who was the "Father of Impressionism"?
22.     What French expression is used when we refer to painting done outside?
23.     Where did Monet have a home with magnificent gardens?
24.     Name two paintings by the artist, Manet, that scandalized the public.
25.     What method of handling pigment was used by Manet?
26.     Renoir introduced the "_____________________________ palette."
27.     Pissarro painted with touches of _________________________________________. He softened and brightened forms without _________________________________ them.
28.     Which artist created many paintings of race horses and ballet dancers?
29.     Who was the first woman artist to join the Impressionists?
30.     During his "_____________________________" phase, CÚzanne used parallel, __________________________ brushstrokes.
31.     Who was the American who joined the French Impressionists?
32.     Which artist created dance hall posters?
33.     Which artist often squeezed paint directly onto canvases?
34.     Which artist moved to Tahiti to paint?
35.     Who often used pointillism to create paintings?
36.     Who was the last great French Impressionist?
37.     What art movements followed Impressionism?
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