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Finding Resources in Oliver
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Call Number: 759.054 GRI
Publication Date: 2007
Painting with light and color. Impressionistic paintings now rank among the most popular works of art and are the pride of any museum or collection worldwide.
Impressionist art by
Call Number: 759.054 BOY
Publication Date: 2001
For a so-called art movement, impressionist painters were a very dissimilar group. One thing these artists all had in common, however, was a love of color: bright, big, bold dabs of it.
Call Number: 759.4 MON
Publication Date: 2000
Impressionism's founding father. Claude Monet (1840-1926), the most individual Impressionist painter, dedicated his long life to a pictorial exploration of the sensations which reality, and in particular landscape, offers the human eye.
Other useful links
From the BBC this site gives an introduction to Impressionism. It has links to art works of Paul Cezanne, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Georges Seurat and Vincent Van Gogh.
WebMuseum has a general description of Impressionism and links to the main artists.
The Museum of California and Russian Impressionism contains examples of work as well as historical background, characteristics of Impressionism and techniques in Impressionism.
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