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Tag: Monet

Brown vs. The Rainbow

One of the realizations which comes to an artist who tries to record nature is that the range of color available on the palette cannot compete with the range and […]

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With Complements

One of the cornerstones of the artistic revolution wrought by the impressionist painters of the late 19th century was the deliberate juxtaposition of complementary colors.

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Progress and Nostalgia

Industrialization and Ambivalence in 19th Century Art Nineteenth century attitudes toward the juggernaut of industrial and technological progress, as reflected in the arts, is a vast subject, not to be […]

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2. The Glorification of the Sketch

Eventually the fascination for the natural world had its own kind of importance, outside the hierarchy of proper subject matter. 

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