Mary Cassatt http://kmuw.org en Art Review: Mary Cassatt and American Impressionism http://kmuw.org/post/art-review-mary-cassatt-and-american-impressionism <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">In the late 19th century, Impressionist painting was the avant-garde style coming out of Paris. This style explored the formal qualities of color and light through loose brushwork and open compositions. Yet Impressionists painters, such as Edgar Degas and Edouard Manet, were not just painting pretty pictures. They depicted contemporary urban life in Paris, and the subject matter scandalized art patrons who were more accustomed to classical scenes.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 14:53:44 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 567 at http://kmuw.org Art Review: Mary Cassatt and American Impressionism