The Fine Art of Owen York
Modern American Impressionism*
Modern American Impressionism
1. a 21st century style or movement in painting influenced by 19th century French Impressionism, as well as 20 & 21st century influences and advances in art, music, science, politics or culture.
2. characterized by the use of light and color on objects, people, etc., to achieve a visual impression of the moment or to capture a feeling or experience, rather than to achieve an accurate description or photorealistic reproduction.
< En Modern American Impressionism, coined (2018) by me. < Fr impressionisme, coined (1874) by Fr Art Critic Louis Leroy, thanks to his bad reaction to the killer Monet painting entitled, “Soleil Levant.” (“Sunrise, Impression.”)