Resources tagged modern life

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Discussion questions and activities relating to Pissarro's 1871 painting of London's Crystal Palace, an iron and glass architectural wonder built in 1851.
This teachers' manual was created to complement Gustave Caillebotte: Urban Impressionist, a retrospective exhibition held at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1995. The manual analyzes the political,...
Teacher Manual: Gustave Caillebotte and the City in Art
An overview of Caillebotte's interest in the new, wide boulevards of Paris.
Video: Caillebotte and the Streets of Paris
A look at the changing views on children and childrearing in the 1880s and Cassatt's increasing interest in painting children and their caregivers.
Video: Cassatt and Children
An introduction to Cassatt's paintings of women involved in morning activities in the privacy of their bourgeois homes.
Video: Cassatt and the Modern Woman
Hear how Cassatt succeeded in the Paris art world as both a painter and graphic artist.
Video: Cassatt in the Paris Art World
An exploration of Monet's fascination with depicting the smoke and steam from the cloud machines, or steam engines, pulling into Paris's Gare Saint-Lazare.
Video: Monet and the Cloud Machines
An introduction to Renoir's desire to paint sunny, optimistic scenes of modern life.
Video: Renoir, Staying on the Sunny Side

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