Post-Impressionism(redirected from Post impressionism)
Post-Im•pres•sion•ism(ˌpoʊst ɪmˈprɛʃ əˌnɪz əm)
(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.
Post`-Im•pres′sion•ist, adj., n.
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.See also: Art
(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.