Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Obsessive Learning

In the last 2 weeks we've learned about England's 1800's, which covered topics such as industry, worker's welfare, union development, class separation and human behavior amidst poverty and death. We then went on to the French Impressionists. Learning about the changing climate in the 1800's French art world, the coming of age of their work, seeing the individuals working and developing their art has all been so fascinating. The artists we learned about are: Monet, Manet, Revoir, Degas, and Cezanne.

Our vehicle to this path of learning?

It started with this~

Continued to an obsession with him ;)

which you can also read about here

Which led us to this:

And this:

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