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Saturday, 20 July 2013 04:04

Jersey Shore Impressionists

The first American art colonies appeared during the 1880s, when young artists, fresh from their experiences in France and Germany, began to return to America. These young Americans were a generation that returned to America carrying the most advanced ideas of European art. The early art colonies fed the spirits of these young artists and were located in rural settings that recreated the environments they had known during their student days in Europe.

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