Before we look at whether impressionism is well-known or if it plays an essential role in global culture, let’s see what it is. Impressionism is an art movement that began in 1874 and was founded by the Anonymous Society of Painters, Sculptors, Printmakers, etc. They started this movement to ensure that there were no restrictions on creating art and that they could produce art in whichever way they saw fit. This movement served as the foundation for demonstrating that there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to art. Claude Monet was one of the key founding members of this organisation. His work is well known throughout the world, particularly his painting “The Beach at Sainte-Adresse.”
Impressionism continues to inspire fresh artists around the world to create new types of art, despite our ever-changing society. Contemporary impressionism’s essential components include playful lights, colour patterns, ordinary life situations, and transitory moments. Another reason why this is significant is that the Impressionists established a paradigm for independence and subjectivity that supported creative freedom, something many artists of the past desired but were not able to achieve. Other artists took them as an example, and this inspired them to go on far further than they ever did.
Image: Collection – Claude Monet (1840–1926)French painter who was one of the main founders of the Impressionist movement.