The Impressionism Revolution

Our new Featured Viewlist has images from the first exhibit by the Impressionists in Paris, 1874. These 30 artists were considered revolutionary, and not in a good way. The paintings were described as crude and unfinished. The artists were thought to be untalented. Monet’s painting, Impressionism: Sunrise, provided the name when a critic later wrote a scathing review and called the group, Impressionists, in a sarcastic way. The name stuck. Check it out. 

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