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Exploring Impressionism

Learn about Artists’ Lives and Explore Their Art with Lessons, Galleries, Activities, and Videos

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The Impressionists were a group of Paris-based painters who became prominent during the 1870s and 1880s. The principal Impressionists were Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Berthe Morisot, Armand Guillaumin, and Frederic Bazille. A characteristic of their art was an attempt to capture the changing effects of light and color. Learn about their lives and explore their art with lessons, galleries, activities, and videos.

last updated: September 14, 2016


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