Saturday, June 19, 2010
Art Series VI
Crystal Palace @1st World Fair
Realist painters portrayed the practicalities of everyday life. The Academics opposed the Realists such as Van Gogh, Darwin and Marx.
In this art period, colors were used to flatten forms into 2 dimensions. Backgrounds were sketchy and blurred.
Artists study the effects of light on the atmosphere. Brilliant colors are created and used in separate flecks of color and blended together by the human eye. Impressionists set thier easels outdoors to catch the effects of sunlight.
Daguerre invents the camera.
III Post-Impressionism Era