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Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based .... The term Impressionist quickly gained favour with the public.

Impressionism | Define Impressionism at Dictionary.com


Fine Arts. (usually initial capital letter) a style of painting developed in the last third of the 19th century, characterized chiefly by short brush strokes of bright ...

Impressionism - Art Movements


A French 19th century art movement which marked a momentous break from ... While the term Impressionist covers much of the art of this time, there were ...

Impressionist art & paintings, What is Impressionist art? Introduction ...


Impressionism is a 19th century artistic movement that swept much of the painting and sculpture styles of the period. It was not just a passing fad but has defined ...

Impressionism -- Art Glossary Definition - Painting - About.com


An easy-to-understand explanation of what the art style called Impressionism is, and when/where it started, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Impressionism | Definition of Impressionism by Merriam-Webster


a style of painting that began in France around 1870, that uses spots of color to show the effects of different kinds of light, and that attempts to capture the feeling  ...

Definition: Impressionism


The term, first used sarcastically, was derived in part from the title of a painting, ... Impressionism subsequently became widely used to describe the style of ...

Impressionism: Art and Modernity | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art ...


Its many facets and varied participants make the Impressionist movement difficult to define. Indeed, its life seems as fleeting as the light effects it sought to ...

Art Smarts 4 Kids: Impressionism


Sep 7, 2007 ... Impressionism is a style of painting that began in Paris, France in the mid-1800s. Unlike artists before them, the impressionists painted most of ...

Impressionist Art: Characteristics & Artists - Video & Lesson ...


Jan 22, 2015 ... We will learn about the founding of the Impressionist movement, the major characteristics of... ... Fauvism: Definition, Art & Characteristics.

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Impressionism Movement, Artists and Major Works | The Art Story


Artworks and artists: Impressionism can be considered to be the first distinctly ... All great painters were less or more impressionists. ..... Modern Art - Defined

Impressionist art - definition of Impressionist art by The Free Dictionary


1. often Impressionism A theory or style of painting originating and developed in France during the 1870s, characterized by concentration on the immediate ...

Art Definitions in Plain Language - Chriss Pagani Art


Art Definitions. Some Movements & Styles in Plain English by C. Pagani. Impressionism & Abstract Impressionism. Abstract Expressionism A movement which ...