1.Introduction on Impressionism and how it differed from Academic/Salon Art.
2.Discussion of the influences on Impressionism (such as technological changes, study of color theory, etc.)
3.In-depth comparison of Salon and Impressionist works from the Cleveland Museum of Art.
4.Time permitting, brief discussion of Post Impressionism and conclusion.
1. To explain how Impressionist paintings represent the lifestyles and interests of people from the 19th century.
2. To identify painters who were part of the Impressionist movement.
3. To explain how techniques used by the Impressionists differed from traditional artistic methods.