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A school of painting in France in the late 1800s that rejected the objective naturalism of impressionism and used form and color in more personally expressive ways.

post′im·pres′sion·ist adj. & n.
post′im·pres′sion·is′tic adj.
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Noun1.postimpressionist - an artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against ImpressionismPostimpressionist - an artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against Impressionism
painter - an artist who paints


nNachimpressionist(in) m(f)
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The tonal palette is rich, featuring postimpressionist harmonies (9ths, 11ths) and contemporary pop rhythms.
One of the aims of the foundation is to create a dialogue between the postimpressionist master and artists working today--to demonstrate Van Gogh's legacy in practice.
Innes' unique visions of otherworldly mountains under boundless skies gave British landscape painting a new place among European postimpressionist art but this artist has been largely neglected over the years," says Anne Pritchard, curator of historic art at Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, which runs the Cardiff gallery.
A captivating portrayal of the Postimpressionist era, as well as an intimate glimpse into the mind of an artist, The Portrait builds suspense even as it expands into a larger debate over power (*** SELECTION sept/Oct 2005).
For too long, vers-librisme has been the postimpressionist luminism of our poetry.
NAGOYA - The Aichi prefectural government is planning to buy two paintings by French postimpressionist artist Paul Gauguin done on two sides of a single canvas for 298 million yen to put on display at the Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art in Nagoya from late September.
The avant-garde artists had moved from the impressionist representation ofthe nuances of nature and light to the Postimpressionist emphasis on the representation of emotions and things spiritual.
Auctioneers believe it may be a previously unknown early work by French postimpressionist painter Paul Cezanne.
No further details were immediately available on how the artwork by the Dutch-born postimpressionist was stolen or recovered.
This is the second time this painting by the Dutch-born postimpressionist has been stolen from the Khalil Museum, located along the Nile in the middle and upper-middle class district of Dokki.
This is the second time the painting by the Dutch-born postimpressionist has been stolen from the Cairo museum.
He covers frames in the West from Italian paintings of the 13th century to French Postimpressionist works of the late 19th century, focusing on examples in the Museum.