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    Notes On Pointillism Art

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    Title of Unit Pointillism Art Grade Level Primary 5 Curriculum Area Art Form Time Frame 1 term (10 weeks) Developed By Jennifer Tan Identify Desired Results (Stage 1) Established Goals/Content Standards Students understand key concepts in pointillism art. Students understand how to create a quality line drawing for the pointillism drawing. Students are able to express their ideas through pointillism art. Understandings Essential Questions Overarching Understanding Overarching Students will understand:

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    Georges Seurat's Pointillism of View

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    painter, as well as a fine draftsman. He was born and raised in a wealthy family in Paris on December 2, 1859. He lived a short life of thirty-one year of age, and in his time, Seurat not only invented his style of pointillism, but he also became the first Neo-Impressionist. In pointillism, Seurat used miniscule dots of various colors on a base color to produce the local color. This creates an optical mixture from afar for the viewer and makes the image livelier. As the first Neo-Impressionist, he

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    scene in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, where one of the main characters is solely staring at the painting until he can’t even recognize the artwork. This painting also gets much attention because it was an early example of the style of pointillism, at the time; pointillism was becoming a new way of expressing one self with the new technique. It also brought upon about the way we saw paintings, and what we gained from the artwork as whole. In all this painting has become an icon in the art scene, due to

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    Georges-Pierre Seurat

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    Seurat developed a technique called pointillism or divisionism. In this method, he used small dots or strokes of contrasting color to create the subtle changes contained within the painting. Seurat was an art scientist in that he spent much of his life, searching for how different colors and linear effects would change the look or texture of a canvas. He was painstaking in his work, the technique he chose taking much longer to produce a work of art. Pointillism is a form of painting in which small

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    expressionism. Seurat used Renaissance techniques and styles, creating a hybrid approach to Post-Impressionism. This scientific, more disciplined approach is called Pointillism or Neo-Impressionism. Pointillism is characterized by applying many small dots of pure color so that they become blended to the viewer’s eye. The aim of pointillism is to produce a greater degree of luminosity and brilliance of color. With his new techniques, Seurat generally painted the middle class during their leisure time

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    the Vingt had made the work of Seurat widely known among artists” (Questia). He was also fascinated by the science behind art. He also wanted to show off his talent and the technique he used which was very unusual. He used a technique known as pointillism, or divisionism. Seurat was very different from other artists and he showed his personality through his art... ... middle of paper ... ...nday Afternoon on the Island La Grande Jatte composed by Georges Pierre- Seurat in 1886 motivated many

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    characterized debate on the famed painting by Georges Seurat, and it has been considered as one among his greatest works. At the time of its production, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte ruffled the impressionist norm of that period by announcing and advertising pointillism. It embedded the era of large paintings that excited both artistic and cultural fascination. Underlined by the laborious work employed in its production, Seurat’s choice of dots to make up a whole against the use of generous brush strokes was the

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    Seurat's artistic techniques, like pointillism, still retain a strong influence on artists today. A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, which is now on display at the Art Institute of Chicago is deemed "an iconic work of late 19th-century art".(bio.com) Today, van Gogh is not

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    Introduction Georges-Pierre Seurat was a French Impressionist whose works included; Bathers at Asnieres, Circus, Eiffel Tower, Gray weather, and his most notable and largest piece, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. George-Pierre Seurat was born in France in 1859. Seurat began his career by studying at the “Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris under artist Henri Lehmann” ("Georges Seurat," n.d.), before adventuring out on his own. George Seurat was for the most part self-taught, only

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    The Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is a piece full of rich colors that reflect both the time period and the artist’s impressionist style. This composition not only conveys a leisurely gathering of people, but also expresses the changing French social structure of the time due to the industrial revolution. To portray these themes Renoir uses, shape, space, color and texture. Shape is seen in the modeled figures and bottles, and space is created by overlapping of the bodies

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