Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Post-Impressionism (or Neo-Impressionism)

For our Post-Impressionism research today you will need to a read a brief article and view several paintings by the following 4 post-impressionist masters:

  • Vincent van Gogh
  • Paul Cezanne
  • Georges Seurat
  • Paul Gauguin

Reading Options:

A.  Read pages 371-373 in the ArtTalk textbook, then flip through some of the provided library books to see more paintings

B.  Read this article from Eyecon Art:

C.  Visit "Olga's Gallery" to read 1-2 paragraphs about each artist (and look at their paintings!) on separate web pages:
D.  Read the Metropolitain Museum of Art's timeline summary here

As you read and view, fill out the two-sided worksheet that Ms. Walker handed out. You can work with a partner. This worksheet will be collected and graded.

A Meat Lover's Masterpiece

Want to learn more?
If you are interested in learning more about specific paintings, check out this website, which has videos and short articles about several famous paintings by Post-Impressionist painters:

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