A timeline put together by a group of Baylor University students for Modern European Art spanning from roughly 1850 to 1940.
Recent Works Aquired by the Art Institute, 1940, 0, 0. American Exhibition 50th Traveling Fine Arts Exhibit, Stephens College, 1940, BCL, 0.
Impressionism, imported from France in the late was the first injection of abstraction into mainstream American art. It came ashore with artists who. A-545 glance, the canvas appears slapdash but 1940 in art fact is the result of formulaic applications linked to the discovery of a wide-range of new color dyes for oil paint and to new theories about optical combinations derived from chemical research. Unlike most of the early Impressionist painters, Mary Cassatt, a student of Degasdeviated from landscape subjects and painted figures and portraits, especially mothers and children. The Masterpiece of the Month: Stoke-by-Nayland by John Constable, W. Guggenheim Museum, New York gift of Solomon R.