Impressionism and Cubism


Keita, P. (2015). Impressionist art & paintings, what is Impressionist art? Introduction to Impressionism. [online] Available at: [Accessed 19 Apr. 2015].

According to Keita (2015), impressionism is the key 19th century art movement that changes the course of paint arts as it took a different style. It was also compromised of different sculptures that evoked emotion. The impressionism movement also influenced other disciplines such as language, literature and photography. It is important to note that impressionism movement was started by a group of Parisian anonymous composed of painter, sculptors, engravers, as well as other artist. The main artists included Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Paul Cezanne, Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley and Berthe Morisot. This article is of particular interest as it will serve as a good introduction for the research. The list of artists included will be used to analyze the work of each artist separately and determine the role-played by each of the artists in the movements between 1874 and 1886.

Encyclopedia Britannica, (2014). Impressionism | art. [online] Encyclopedia Britannica. Available at: [Accessed 19 Apr. 2015].

This article argues that impressionism influenced music and was mainly driven by the interest of artist who had common approaches to mart work. The article also states that impressionism accurately and objectifies recorded visual impression through art work using vivid and transient effects of colors and light. This article will be used to analyze how light and color was used by the impressionist to objectively record visual reality. The researcher will also use this article to analyze the history of the impressionism movement as well as its influence in the post modern art movement. The researcher will also try to develop a link between impressionism and other movement to determine if the links would have been due to the influence (rubbing of) or it was just because of deviation. The paper will therefore be useful in doing the literature review section move the paper

National gallery, (2015). Guide to Impressionism | Paintings by Monet, Degas and Renoir | National Gallery, London. [online] Available at: [Accessed 19 Apr. 2015].

According to to this article, the impressionism movement flourished in the late 1860s because Monet, Degas, and Renoir were open t new ideas. The article also argues that the next generation’s artist’s styles were influenced by the impressionism movement. For example, the paper argues that Cézanne, Gauguin, and Van Gogh might have been authentic in their work but their works were influenced by the immersionism movement. That is why in most cases, it is easy to confuse the work of Van Gogh. the impressionist artists might have been rejected by the art establishment but they made a movements, this paper will be used to analyzed the reasons why the art establishment rejected the impressionist styles


Art movements,. (2015). Cubism. Retrieved 20 April 2015, from

The cubist’s movement was started and their work exhibited in Paris in the 1907. This article reports that Pablo Picasso, and Georges Braque were considered as the brain child of this movement because they were dissident to the established arts movement which was later defined by Robert Delaunay, Francis Picabia, Jean Metzinger, Marcel Duchamp and Fernand Léger.. The paper also states that by using new approaches in her work of art, they introduced the three dimension form of art which represented the world differently. This article is of particular interest because it will be useful in the analyses of the main difference between the cubist movement and the other art movements especially considering the Analytic phase (1907-12), and the Synthetic phase (1913 through the 1920s).

Guggenheim,. (2015). Arts Curriculum-Picasso Black and White CUBISM. Retrieved 20 April 2015, from

This article argues that cubism was developed as a result of experimentation done by picas. Therefore, when he developed the Les demoiselle’s d’Avignon(1907),, he realized that the work had three dimension views. It also argues that cubism is the most influential art movement as it defined the later art movements. This article is of particular interest because it outlines the relationship between the two main protagonists in the cubism movement Braque and Picasso.

Tate,. (2015). Cubism-Cubism in context. Retrieved 20 April 2015, from

Cubism was a revolutionary new approach to representing reality invented in around 1907/08 by artists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque who aimed to bring different views of subjects (usually objects or figures) together in the same picture, resulting in paintings that appear fragmented and abstracted. Fun, exotic and very modern. Cubist style was far-reaching in its influence. This Tate Etc. article explores the impact cubism, particularly the work of Juan Gris, had on artist Patrick Caulfield’s paintings – some fifty years after its emergence at the beginning of the twentieth century.


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