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Tue, Nov 22


Online Lecture

American Impressionists

American Impressionism was inspired by the tonal & stylistic effects of the French, but was uniquely linked with the changing face of America, often depicting the super wealthy, and painted by much more cosmopolitan artists than their European counterparts. More info below

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American Impressionists
American Impressionists

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Nov 22, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT

Online Lecture


About the Event

Many American artists flocked to France after the Civil War, mostly in search for instruction, critical acclaim and patronage. In Paris, they trained under the influence of the École des Beaux-Arts and studied the “old master” works at the Louvre but then went beyond traditional practices to experiment with new ideas and techniques.

Some of them became highly admired in the French Press and advanced their careers on both sides of the Atlantic while others found success working in the style of the French Impressionists like Mary Cassatt. By the end of the 19th century, these artists had created an identifiably American Impressionism, creating a distinct national style.

In this lecture on American Impressionists, we will examine the rich variety and complexity of American painting in the advent of modernism, as French avant-garde philosophies and styles melted with American individualism.

Delivered by Tosca Ruggieri 

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