Art of the Western World
A Fresh View: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism (#107)
Part I: Courbet and his followers rejected the standard academic themes and techniques, Manet shocked Paris, and Impressionists represented the world bathed in color and changing light. Part II: Post-impressionists Seurat, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Cézanne broke new ground with daring and imaginative use of color and approaches to form. [57 minutes]
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Series Description: Magnificent masterpieces of the Western world are presented in their cultural and historical settings. From the classical tradition to modern art, each artistic movement is interpreted through its major paintings, sculptures, and works of architecture. Comments from internationally known art experts and critics assist in understanding and appreciation of the works.
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