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im·pres·sion·ism
[im-presh-uh-niz-uhm]
NOUN
1.
a theory and practice in literature that emphasizes immediate aspects of objects or actions without attention to details.
2.
a late-19th-century and early-20th-century style of musical composition in which lush harmonies, subtle rhythms, and unusual tonal colors are used to evoke moods and impressions.
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Impressionism - Wikipedia

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Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterized by relatively small, thin, yet visible ..... illustrate the difficulty of assigning labels, the work of the original Impressionist painters...

Impressionism | Definition of Impressionism by Merriam-Webster

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Define impressionism: a style of painting that began in France around 1870, that uses spots of color to show the effects of different kinds of light, …

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

Impressionism - Art Movements

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A French 19th century art movement which marked a momentous break from tradition in European painting. The Impressionists incorporated new scientific ...

Impressionism Movement, Artists and Major Works | The Art Story

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Artworks and artists: Impressionism turned away from the fine finish and detail to which most artists aspired to capture the momentary, sensory effect of a scene ...

Impressionism - definition of impressionism by The Free Dictionary

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

Impressionist art - definition of Impressionist art by The Free Dictionary

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

Definition: Impressionism

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Impressionism. The term, first used sarcastically, was derived in part from the title of a painting, Impression, Sunrise (1872, Musée Marmottan-Claude Monet, ...