Claude Monet was a very famous French painter who was born on November 14, 1840 and had died on December 5, 1926. He was also the second son of Claude Adolphe Monet and Justine Aubree. Claude Monet was one of the founders of a movement called the Impressionism movement with his friends named Renoir, Sisley and Bazille. “On April 1st 1851, Claude had entered the Le Havre secondary school of arts. In his early life he had not accept the traditional approach to landscape painting but copying old masters that he had been learning from his friends.
He also had two little sisters, Marie and Rose. Paul started going to Saint Joseph school in Aix, when he was just ten. In 1857 Paul started studying drawing from a Spanish Monk named, Joseph Gibert, at the Free Municipal School of Drawing in Aix. His father wanted him to obtain a lucrative profession, so in 1858 he began attending the University of Aix, studying law; still taking art classes. After about a year studying law, Cezanne finally decided to tell his father he wanted to move to Paris to pursue a profession as an artist.
Picasso had many artistic influences in his life, including Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, and the well-known School of Fine Arts in Paris. Picasso contributed to artistic individuality when he started painting pictures in just one basic colour or one certain colour grouping. He achieved this when he did the paintings of the blue period and rose period and other artists later followed Picasso's example. Picasso contributed to artistic creativity by exploring and creating new art forms during his career such as Cubism-which was not limited to painting. This new style of cubism eventually led to the modern abstract art that is visible to us in the artwork of the modern day world.
Vincent van Gogh was born in the Netherlands on 1853. At the age of 27 is when he truly began his interest in art and soon expanded it into a career, even though only having another 10 more years to live. While traveling to Paris in 1886 with his brother Theo, Vincent learned many knew techniques and movements of art which he later used in his own art work. It was not until the very last two and a half years of Vincent’s life that the world truly saw what he was capable of creating with his hands and mind, being in that state of mind in which he was really disturbed and his despair was deepening. Some of his mental and, as well as physical, health includes temporal lobe epilepsy, bipolar disorder and hypergraphia, according to Van Gogh Gallery, 2015.
He used bold brush techniques while painting his subjects. His painting Le dejeuner sur l’herbe in 1863 drew a lot of attention. Manet did not gain recognition until late in life, when his portraits became much sought after. http://www.renoirinc.com/biography/artists/manet.htm Manet preferred to paint the people and places he knew best. His first and second wife frequently served as models.
Purple Robe and Anemones Henri Matisse, the leader of the Fauvist movement and master of aesthetic order, was born in Le Cateau-Cambresis in northern France on December 31, 1869. The son of a middle-class family, he studied and began to practice law. In 1890, however, while recovering slowly from an attack of appendicitis, his mother bought him a paint set and he became intrigued by the practice of painting. In 1892, having given up his law career, he went to Paris to study art formally. His first teachers were academically trained and relatively conservative, Matisse’s own early style was a conventional form of naturalism, and he made many copies after the old masters.
After that visit he decided that he would move back and fourth between Spain and Paris. He did this until 1904 when he finally settled down in the French capital. At this time Picasso started to explore and experiment with different art styles that were modern. This portion of his life is called the blue period. This was because of the blue tones Picasso’s paintings had.
He painted and painted and then in 1836 he married and settled in Catskill, New York to Maria Bartow. In Catskill he made a beautiful landscape painting of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson River. He is said to have made a big impact on artists like Frederick Church and Albert Bierstadt. Sadly, Cole died early of a disease on February 11, 1848. But his life wasn’t fruitless, he helped lead the first school of landscape called the Hudson River School into the making; were many more leading artists came.
Then he moved to Venezuela in 1852, the returning to Paris in 1855. All this moving changed Pissarro’s perspective on life. Pursuing business as a career, Pissarro never stopped experimenting with art. Pissarro’s early paintings were painted broadly in a natural style. Marrying in 1871, Camille Pissarro and Julie Vellay later had nine children, but two of them died as young children.
He would be released after two years due to health reasons and return to art school to fulfill a promise to his aunt. In Paris, following his brief stint in the military, he would learn in the studio of Gleyre where he would befriend the group of painters who would go on to found the impressionist movement. Monet’s work would gain acceptance into the Salon for the first time in ... ... middle of paper ... ...of his career with the rise of cubism but his work remained popular. Upon the French victory in World War I he would donate several of his works to the French government. Monet was a highly skilled painter and made a profound impact on the history of art with his impressionist movement.