Essay: The Impressionists - Seeing things differently
In 500 words, explain the following with particular reference to the artist you chose to study in depth:
- In what ways were the Impressionists different from other artists of the time?
- What are the main themes they explore?
- Why were they seen as radical? How are they seen now? Why has opinion changed?
- Some consider Impressionism too shallow and hackneyed these days. What is your personal opinion and why?