Post-Impressionism

or post-im·pres·sion·ism

[ pohst-im-presh-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˌpoʊst ɪmˈprɛʃ əˌnɪz əm /

noun

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.

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Origin of Post-Impressionism

1905–10; post- + Impressionism

OTHER WORDS FROM Post-Impressionism

Post-Im·pres·sion·ist, adjective, nounPost-Im·pres·sion·is·tic, adjective
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