Oscar Claude Monet And Impressionism

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Claude Monet was a famous French painter whose work gave a name to the art movement Impressionism, which was concerned with capturing light and natural forms. One of the most famous painters in the history of art and a leading figure in the Impressionist movement, whose works can be seen in museums around the world, Oscar Claude Monet (some sources say Claude Oscar) was born on November 14, 1840, in Paris, France. Monet 's father, Adolphe, worked in his family 's shipping business, while his mother, Louise, took care of the family. A trained singer, Louise liked poetry and was a popular hostess. In 1845, at the age of 5, Monet moved with his family to Le Havre, a port town in the Normandy region. He grew up there with his older brother,…show more content…
In 1912, he developed cataracts in his right eye. In the art world, Monet was out of step with the avant-garde. The Impressionists were in some ways being supplanted by the Cubist movement, led by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. Claude Monet was born on November 14, 1840, in Paris, France. He enrolled in the Academie Suisse. After an art exhibition in 1874, a critic insultingly dubbed Monet 's painting style "Impression," since it was more concerned with form and light than realism, and the term stuck. Monet struggled with depression, poverty and illness throughout his life. He died in 1926. In his first paint the Water Lilly Pond he uses very light colors that are mostly primary colors. Claude Monet can be described as painterly because of his use of light brush strokes in his paintings. I also noticed that most of his paintings used primary colors and never used lines to depict shapes. He never used in organic shapes in his paintings. They were mostly regular geometric shapes. Monet 's early work is indebted to the Realists ' interests in depicting contemporary subject matter, without idealization, and in painting outdoors in order to capture the fleeting qualities of

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