Post-Impressionism


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Post-Im•pres•sion•ism

(ˌpoʊst ɪmˈprɛʃ əˌnɪz əm)

n.
(sometimes l.c.) a varied development of Impressionism by a group of painters, chiefly between 1880 and 1900, stressing formal structure or the possibilities of form and color.
[1905–10]
Post`-Im•pres′sion•ist, adj., n.
Post`-Im•pres`sion•is′tic, adj.

Post-Impressionism

a late 19th-century reaction to Impressionism, emphasizing on one hand the emotional aspect of painting and on the other a return to formal structure; the first led to Expressionism; the second, to Cubism. — Post-Impressionist, n.
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post-impressionism

(c. 1880–1910) A term loosely applied to a diverse group of artists whose paintings developed from Impressionism and who worked in widely divergent styles, e.g. Gauguin and Matisse.
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post-impressionism

[ˈpəʊstɪmˈpreʃənɪzəm] Nposimpresionismo m
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