Example sentences for: impressionism

How can you use “impressionism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On boulevard des Capucines, retrace the footsteps of Renoir, Manet, and Pissarro as they took their paintings to Nadar’s house, signposted at number 35, for the historic 1874 exhibition of Impressionism.

  • Many of his forays "beyond impressionism," as the curators point out, anticipate some of the titans of 20 th -century art.

  • In focusing the show almost entirely on technique, the organizers of "Degas: Beyond Impressionism" have followed the lead of Degas himself, who steadily eliminated from his work any reference to contemporary life, preferring an artificial world of studio props and pliable models.

  • You get the sense, continually, of various fallen reins picked up, of artists in remote mining towns discovering Courbet, or Whistler, or Léger, or reinventing Impressionism or Expressionism as if they had never heard of those schools--as indeed they might not have.

  • Although Zen had been present in Japan since the 12th century, its ascendancy began under the Kamakura regime, which found the mystic Chinese philosophy admirably suited to Japanese sensitivity, impressionism, and love of form and ritual.


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