Wednesday Work of the Week | Secondary
Camille Pissarro

Wed 11 Aug, 9.45am (AEST)

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This program takes place virtually

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Levels 7-12

Join an NGV Educator live from the NGV for a short and lively introduction to one work from French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. To have your questions answered about the Wednesday Work of the Week send them in advance to [email protected]. The program recording will also be available to access for one week for booked participants.  

Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro was the oldest of the Impressionist group and among its most daring innovators. He forged many supportive relationships with other artists, teaching them as a mentor and learning from them as a mentee regardless of their age, experience or status. Pissarro also experimented with a technique known as Pointillism, which involves applying small distinct dots of colour to eventually form an image. This week, explore Pissarro’s unique style through work Spring pasture, 1889.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and describe Camille Pissarro’s artistic techniques.
  • Analyse and interpret the themes, concepts and ideas in Pissarro’s Spring Pasture.
  • Discuss how Impressionist artists used materials, techniques and processes to realise their intentions in their artworks.

Duration: 15 mins

Cost: Free

Learn French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Virtual