- a varied development of Impressionism by a group of painters chiefly between 1880 and 1900 stressing formal structure, as with Cézanne and Seurat, or the expressive possibilities of form and color, as with Van Gogh and Gauguin.
Origin of Post-Impressionism
1905–10; post- + Impressionism
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Examples from the Web for post-impressionism
The survey will give me occasion for stating some of the things that Post-Impressionism is and some that it is not.
Post-Impressionism, therefore, implies no violent break with the past.
Post-Impressionism is accused of being a negative and destructive creed.
Like all sound revolutions, Post-Impressionism is nothing more than a return to first principles.
Post-Impressionism is nothing but the reassertion of the first commandment of art—Thou shalt create form.
Word Origin and History for post-impressionism
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