February 16, 2017

Developed on the precipice between realism and abstraction, Impressionism is often considered the first truly modern art movement. Join the Babes as they discuss the birth of this seminal style as well as some of the most important members of the French Impressionist circle.

Artists discussed: Claude Monet, Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt


Newall, Diana. The Impressionists: Art in Detail. Sterling, 2008.

Weidemann, Christiane, Paul Aston, Petra Larass, and Melanie Klier. 50 women artists you should know. Munich: Prestel, 2010.