Nouveau Impressionnisme

by Kathleen

IMG_0479 IMG_0473The Impressionist style of art had a definite emphasis on the accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities throughout the course of the day. Using ordinary subject matter and throwing in the elements of expressionism, perceptions with visual angles were the distinctive qualities of this artistic movement.

IMG_0478 IMG_0475 IMG_0474Our reporters took these streets shots experiencing the Bohemian lifestyle such as the artist, musicians and literary adventurers of nineteenth century Paris. And, what an elegant way to start the year by perusing the hilly streets of Montmartre and viewing this historic district established by the “City of Paris”.

IMG_0476Primarily known for the white domed Basilica of the Sacré-Cœur and as a location where most notable artist lived from Renoir, Van Gogh, Matisse and Degas. Poet Langston Hughes worked in this picturesque town and drew inspiration from the surrounding area along with performer Josephine Baker, architect-artist Le Corbusier and artist Raoul Dufy who frequented the carefree bohemian cafes, streets and libraries at the turn of the 20th century.

Stay stylishly de Bohème,
K