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    3 work or arts must be choosen from the presentation in attachments

    Choose three (3) works of art from three artists from the Baroque period through the Postmodern era. Your three (3) works of art should come from the time periods or art movements. Your choices must comply with the following criteria:

    The 3 artworks chosen must be of the same style or time period. For example, you can choose one of the following suggestions:
    3 Baroque works of art, or
    3 Impressionist works of art, or
    3 Abstract Expressionist works of art, etc..
    Do not mix up time periods or styles.

    The works of art must have a similar theme. For example: 3 landscapes, or 3 works that focus on religious content, etc.
    Out of the three works of art by the three (3) artists selected, you must choose at least two (2) works from two artists.

    Please note: Your three (3) works of art must be from the same time period, same style, and have a similar theme.

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    First of all, as you choose three works of art from three artists from the Baroque period through the Postmodern era to discuss, you might go with the four French Impressionist works of art and three artists from the era.

    When you then overview what this genre entailed, you might argue that research suggests that it was an art movement and style of painting that started in France during the 1860s (http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/ij/impressionism.html). Research also proves how "Impressionist artists tried to paint candid glimpses of their subjects showing the effects of sunlight on things at different times of day" (http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/ij/impressionism.html).

    As you then look for the works of art must with a similar theme, you might focus on landscapes since it was a prevalent theme within this genre. What do you think about this choice?

    In turn, you might then use "La Grenouillère" from 1869 by Claude Monet as an example of this landscape theme. Its image is located at http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/29.100.112

    Because Monet was the leading French Impressionist landscape painter, he is a source for you to google and find an array of pieces to use. As for this piece, research further praises its "broad, constructive brushstrokes here are clearly those of a sketch" (http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/29.100.112). I feel like he paints it in this utopian tone so that this became a symbol of leisure. The tranquil colors, to me, evoke a strong sense of relaxation.

    Since the place of The Grenouillère ...

    Solution Summary

    French Impressionist works of art are briefly correlated with research to validate.